5-Week Total Viewer High for 'Revolution'

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November 21st, 2013


via press release:

Wednesday Primetime Results:


TIME-SHIFTING: Note that last week in L+3, “Revolution” added 47% to its 18-49 rating and “SVU” added 43%.


  • “Revolution” (1.4/4 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) reported a 1.4 in 18-49 in these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings for a sixth week in a row and is running within a tenth of a point of last week’s 1.5 in official nationals


  • In total viewers, “Revolution” hit a five-week high (5.247 million at 8 p.m., best since Oct. 16 with 5.417 million), pending updates, with a week-to-week gain of 2% (5.247 million vs. last week’s 5.166 million in official nationals).  Last night’s “Revolution” improved by 16% on NBC’s time-period average in the slot last season in total viewers (5.247 million vs. 4.509 million).


  • L+3: Last week’s “Revolution” added 47% or 0.70 of a point to its next-day “live plus same day” 18-49 rating (to a 2.19 in L+3 from a 1.49 in L+SD) and in total viewers, added 37% or 1.896 million persons (7.062 million vs. 5.166 million.  L+7: The Oct. 30 “Revolution” grew by 71% or 0.97 of a point in 18-49 going from L+SD to L+7 (to 2.33 from 1.36).


  • From 9-10:01 p.m. ET, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1.6/4 in 18-49, 5.9 million viewers overall) matched its highest 18-49 rating since Oct. 16.  “SVU” increased its rating half-hour to half-hour in nearly all key measures, with gains of 7% in 18-49 rating (to a 1.6 from a 1.5) and 5% in total viewers (6.1 million vs. 5.8 million).


  • L+3: Last week’s “Law & Order: SVU” added 43% or 0.68 of a point to its next-day “live plus same day” 18-49 rating (to a 2.27 in L+3 from a 1.59 in L+SD) and in total viewers, added 31% or 1.925 million persons (8.088 million vs. 6.163 million).


  • From 10:01-11 p.m. ET, a Wednesday “Dateline NBC” (1.1/3 in 18-49, 4.8 million viewers overall) matched its prior two 18-49 ratings this season in this time period and had its highest Wednesday rating so far this season in the key news demo of adults 25-54 (1.6).  “Dateline” has generated this 25-54 track in its three Wednesday telecasts to date: 1.4, 1.5, 1.6.  It’s NBC’s highest 25-54 rating in the time period since Oct. 9.


  • Despite the 10 p.m. hour, “Dateline” grew half-hour to half-hour by 10% in adults 18-49 (to a 1.1 rating from a  1.0), 13% in adults 25-54 (1.7 vs. 1.5) and 30% in men 25-54 (1.3 vs. 1.0).


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  • Krystaaal

    I thought the amount of viewers was irrelevant?

  • AllOfHerTw!st

    A little surprised this article hasn’t attracted haters flocking like nanites.

  • One eye

    Nanotechnology love!

  • RDS

    I hope Revolution sticks around. Mindless entertainment is what I need anymore.

  • Erin

    NBC better renew Revolution. The ratings dropped when they moved it to a bad night/timeslot. Revolution is by far the best show on TV.

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