TV Ratings Tuesday: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D', 'New Girl', 'Supernatural' & 'Person of Interest' Up, 'Dads' Hits Low

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November 27th, 2013

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Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 2.5/7 2.4/7 2.3/7 1.5/4 1.3/4 1.1/3
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.4/5 1.5/5 1.6/5 1.5/5 1.2/4 0.9/3
Total Viewers (million) 11.758 12.837 7.848 3.264 3.420 2.354


CBS was the number one network in adults 18-49 while ABC was on top with total viewers.

On CBS, the annual telecast of  Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer earned a 3.0 up 3 percent from last year's 2.9 on December 4, 2012.  NCIS: Los Angeles scored a 2.4 down 4 percent from last week's 2.5 adults 18-49 rating. Person of Interest notched a 2.1 up 5 percent from last week's 2.0 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, The Biggest Loser earned a 2.0 up 5 percent from last week's 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. The Voice garnered a 2.9 down 9 percent from last week’s 3.2 adults 18-49 rating and tying its lowest Tuesday rating ever. Chicago Fire earned a 2.1 up 11 percent from last week's season low 1.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On ABC, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. scored a 2.5 up 4 percent from last week's 2.4 adults 18-49 rating. The season finale of Dancing With the Stars garnered a 2.4 down 20 percent  from last fall's 3.0 on November 27, 2012 and ranking as the show’s lowest rated fall finale ever.

On FOX, Dads hit a series low 1.2 down 8 percent from last week's series low 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. Brooklyn Nine-Nine matched last week's 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. New Girl garnered a 1.9 up 12 percent from last week's series low 1.7 adults 18-49 rating. The Mindy Project earned a 1.4 up 17 percent from last week’s season low 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.

On the CW, The Originals earned a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating even with the performance of its most recent episode on November 12. Supernatural garnered a 1.0 up 11 percent from last week's 0.9  adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Tuesday, November 26, 2013:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Viewers (Millions)
8:00 CBS Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer - R 3.0/9 11.39
ABC Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2.5/7 9.30
NBC The Biggest Loser 2.0/6 6.56
FOX Dads 1.2/4 3.19
CW The Originals 1.1/3 2.32
8:30 FOX Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.5/4 3.71
9:00 NBC The Voice 2.9/8 10.03
ABC Dancing With the Stars (9-11PM) - Season Finale 2.4/7 14.60
CBS NCIS: Los Angeles 2.4/6 12.19
FOX New Girl 1.9/5 3.51
CW Supernatural 1.0/3 2.39
9:30PM FOX The Mindy Project 1.4/4 2.65
10:00 CBS Person of Interest 2.1/6 11.70
NBC Chicago Fire 2.1/6 6.96


via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:

  • In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.8/7.
  • In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.0/5.
  • From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.6/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
  • From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5).  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 and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters



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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.

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  • PHIL

    Shield might get renewed

  • Dennis

    Good for SHIELD…Should adjust up aswell…big viewership increase

  • RyanCanada

    loved The Originals, so well done just like TVD

  • Seth

    Oustanding for Chicago Fire

  • PHIL

    Thought Shield would by in the 1s by now

  • Chuck_T

    I guess people didn’t have a problem with showing Rudolph prior to Thanskgiving.

  • Refrain

    Elias’s strong sense of loyalty to those he cares about is admirable, that final scene between him and Simmons in the hospital wasn’t business, it was personal.

    Props to Fusco, the man is a fighter.

  • psychic

    Surprised POI didn’t drop more, considering how many people are angry about that one character’s death.

  • askmelast79

    Person of Disinterest is up. Wow. Still didn’t beat Chicago Fire in the demo.

  • cabose369

    so much for POI losing all it’s viewers because Carter was killed off. In fact, it is up 0.1 from the final numbers last week. Last nights episode was epic for sure. A good closure episode. Interested to see what they do with Root now. Love POI.

  • Matt M.

    Woah what just happened to SHIELD? 9.3 million?

    Great for DWTS! Although not so happy with the results.

  • Sean

    Go SHIELD! Hopefully this two week hiatus for the so called ‘fall finale’ won’t cause a dip.

  • radid

    Wooohoo woow at shield! ! Great for TO and SPN

  • rob60990

    No NCIS really caused Shield to skew crazy old. Well at least it gained and beat Sleepy Hollow.

    The Originals continues to do really well.

    Rudolph did well but its kinda early to be showing that. I felt they shouldve waited until after Thanksgiving.

    Dads cant go away fast enough.

  • scfyi

    POI was absolutely fantastic this week. What a great episode. People, start watching one of the best shows on TV.

  • mando

    Blieve should be given post voice on Tues. CF will not be a hit. Just leave it on Wed and let it grow own its own!

  • Bella Bellini

    Great ratings for Supernatural and The Originals. Last night’s episode of The Originals was flawless! The show has a bright future as a long running hit for the CW.

  • Edward

    Chicago Fire up two tenths from last week. Nice. Loved last night’s episode.

  • Hel-luhr

    SHIELD hit their bottom the last few weeks. It appears the Thor tie-in was NOT a one-time only lift. If it stays at mid 2.0’s this season, it will obviously get renewed. If they can advertise a good retool of the show for the Season 2 premiere, the show will build and have healthy legs over the next couple of years.

  • HB

    Yayyy The Originals!!!!

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