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TV Ratings Monday: 'The Voice' & 'Dancing With the Stars' Dip + 'The Blacklist' Steady & 'Bones' Up

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October 22nd, 2013

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Scoreboard NBC CBS ABC FOX UNI CW
Adults 18-49: rating/Share 3.8/10 2.2/6 1.9/5 1.6/4 1.3/3 0.6/2
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 2.9/9 1.7/5 1.5/4 1.2/4 1.1/3 0.5/2
Total Viewers (million) 12.54 7.29 12.29 5.43 3.37 1.55

Last night’s Monday Night Football game (Minnesota at NY Giants) was simulcast on the CBS affiliate in Minnesota and on The CW affiliate in New York. As a result, CBS and CW numbers may be inflated  and subject to more than typical adjustments in the finals.

NBC was number one in Adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

On NBC, The Voice fell to a  new season low (for a Monday) 4.2, down three tenths from last week's 4.5  adults 18-49 rating. The Blacklist  matched last week's 3.0  adults 18-49 rating.

On CBS, How I Met Your Mother earned a 2.9, down two tenths from last week's 3.1 adults 18-49 rating.  2 Broke Girls matched last week's 2.6  adults 18-49 rating. Mom garnered a 2.4, up four tenths from last week's 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. Hostages earned a 1.4, up two tenths from last week's series low 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.

On ABC,  Dancing with the Stars earned a season low 1.9, down two tenths from last week's 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. Castle notched  a season low-tying 1.9 down three tenths from last week's 2.2 adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX, Bones scored a 2.1, up a tenth from last week's 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. 

On the CW, Hart Of Dixie earned a 0.6, up two tenths from last week’s 0.4. Beauty And The Beast scored a 0.6, up three tenths from last week's 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Monday, October 21, 2013:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
8:00PM NBC The Voice (8-10PM) 4.2 11 13.40
CBS How I Met Your Mother 2.9 9 7.87
FOX Bones 2.1 6 7.49
ABC Dancing with the Stars (8-10PM) 1.9 5 13.11
CW Hart Of Dixie 0.6 2 1.43
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8:30PM CBS 2 Broke Girls 2.6 7 8.05
9:00PM CBS The Big Bang Theory -R 2.5 6 8.49
FOX Sleepy Hollow -R 1.0 3 3.37
CW Beauty And The Beast 0.6 2 1.67
9:30PM CBS Mom 2.4 6 7.79
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10:00PM NBC The Blacklist 3.0 8 10.57
ABC Castle 1.9 5 10.64
CBS Hostages 1.4 4 5.77

 

via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday Night:

 

  • In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 3.1/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.9/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

 

  • In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

 

  • From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

 

  • From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

 

  • At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

 

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Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.

Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. (See also, Rating, which represents tuning or viewing as a percent of the entire population being measured.)

Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

For more information see Numbers 101 and Numbers 102.

 
  • Dillan

    These CW numbers mean nothing (B&TB fans).

  • Sarah

    Bones :( I was hoping for at least a 2.3, but it did go up so that’s a plus. Hopefully it’ll be adjusted up.

  • k:Alex

    No, The Blacklist will be ajusted down, still a hit, but it need stable ratings.

  • steve

    Glad to see looks like the blacklist has settled as really enjoying it & 3.0 at 10pm is great numbers

  • Heshi

    Dillan — why such a sourpuss? Does it give you pleasure to rain on the hope of BATB fans???

  • Ytr

    CW is going to adjust down big itme

  • Simon

    Good to see ‘The Blacklist’ steady with last week!

  • Charmed

    Damn it, I thought HoD and BATB did good until I read the writing :’(

  • Timmy G

    Oh Beauty, how Pedowitz wishes you were actually pulling a .6. I guess there’s a chance that it might not be adjusted down but I doubt it.

    HIMYM is annoying me because they introduced the mother and she hasn’t been in the past 4 episodes now, WTF?

  • steve

    @k;alex i think thats a typo and amanda was suppose to put CBS & CW not NBC & CW

  • AlanHalliwell

    Yes 2 broke girls and Mom did great that must be close to serfies High From Mom no?

  • Vasco Silva

    @Charmed Me too!

  • Ronak

    I suspect Castle will adjust up and Blacklist will adjust down, personally.

  • Dude

    that sucks for castle. :(

  • j

    Well, Mom is up but so is the BBT rerun which makes its uptick oddly lead-in dependent.

    The Voice will adjust up…will The Blacklist dip below 3?

  • Samunto

    I still can’t actually believe that Bones is getting moved to Friday. Somehow in all the years where FOX swore to move the show, i’ll believe when the show does actually get moved.

    Steady The Blacklist!

    I’ll wait for the final CBS numbers but the increases at 9pm could also be due to Sleepy Hollow airing a repeat.

  • Edward

    CBS will absoltutely adjust down since they had the football game in MN. Poor Mom and Hostages.

  • Duarte

    Is BatB trying to proof us that it isn´t already dead ?

  • Matt

    Can we talk about “Mom” going up 0.4? Wow

  • YAY for Hostages!!!

    Hostages did better ratings than the Mentalist. Renewal incoming!!!

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