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TV Ratings Friday: 'Bones', 'The Carrie Diaries', 'Grimm' & 'Dracula' Rise + 'Shark Tank' Matches Season High

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December 7th, 2013

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Scoreboard ABC NBC CBS FOX UNI CW
Adults 18-49: rating/Share 1.4/4 1.4/4 1.2/4 1.2/4 1.0/3 0.3/1
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.0/4 0.9/3 0.7/2 0.9/3 0.9/3 0.3/1
Total Viewers (million) 5.950 5.826 5.689 4.587 2.828 0.900

 

NBC and ABC tied for number one in adults 18-49, but ABC won with total viewers.

On ABC, Last Man Standing earned a 1.4, up two tenths from its last original's 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. The Neighbors scored a 1.0, up a tenth from the 0.9 adults 18-49 rating it earned two weeks ago. Shark Tank earned a 2.0, up a tenth from its last original's 1.9 adults 18-49 rating and matching a season high.  20/20 notched a 1.1, up two tenths from last week's 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, Dateline garnered a 1.4, up two tenths from last week's 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. Grimm earned a 1.6, up three tenths from last week's 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. Dracula earned a 1.1, up two tenths from last weeks series low 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX, Bones earned a 1.6, up a tenth from its last original's 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. Raising Hope earned a 0.8 and a 0.6  at 9PM and at 9:30, up and even respectively from the 0.6 adults 18-49 rating each episode earned last week.

On CBS, the special The Grammy Nomination Concert Live notched a 1.1 among adults 18-49.

On The CW, The Carrie Diaries garnered a 0.4, up a tenth from its last original's  0.3 adults 18-49 rating. Nikita earned a 0.3, up a tenth from  last week's 0.2.

Overnight broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, December 6, 2013

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
8:00 PM FOX Bones 1.6 5 6.78
CBS Frosty the Snowman -R 1.6 5 6.85
ABC Last Man Standing 1.4 5 6.34
NBC Dateline 1.4 5 7.30
CW The Carrie Diaries 0.4 1 0.95
8:30PM CBS Yes, Virginia -R 1.4 4 5.65
ABC The Neighbors 1.0 3 4.31
9:00 PM ABC Shark Tank 2.0 6 7.46
NBC Grimm 1.6 5 6.40
CBS NCIS: LA -R 0.8 3 5.61
FOX Raising Hope 0.8 2 2.66
CW Nikita 0.3 1 0.85
9:30PM FOX Raising Hope 0.6 2 2.09
10:00 PM ABC 20/20 1.1 3 5.07
NBC Dracula 1.1 3 3.80
CBS The Grammy Nominations Concert Live 1.1 3 5.30

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via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Friday night:

 

  • In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.4/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an encore; 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,” 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

 

  • From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/4 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" (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/3).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

 

  • At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

 

 

NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.

Definitions:

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.  More information on ratings is available here.

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.)

Fast Affiliate Ratings: These first national ratings, including demographics, are available at approximately 11 AM (ET) the day after telecast, and are released to subscribing customers daily. These data, from the National People Meter sample, are strictly time-period information, based on the normal broadcast network feed, and include all programming on the affiliated stations, sometimes including network programming, sometimes not. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns. For example, with a World Series game, Fast Affiliate Ratings would include whatever aired from 8-11PM on affiliates in the Pacific Time Zone, following the live football game, but not game coverage that begins at 5PM PT. The same would be true of Presidential debates as well as live award shows and breaking news reports.

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.

 
  • Leon

    So happy Dracula went up! Such a good show and it is well deserved!

  • John A

    Surprised that Nikita rose. Ive been watching and so far these final episodes are just flat quality wise. The premiere was ok but that last 2 boring.

  • CrimTV

    Wow what a good night for all networks. And WOW NBC winning every night from Sunday-Friday, that’s amazing!

  • JONNYSBRO

    Is it me or has Friday night turned into a success for everyone? It used to be a wasteland. That’s great that bones is doing that well on Friday. It’s getting a 10th season

  • Michael Scott

    Go, NBC!!!!!!

  • Greg

    Now more than ever, Enlisted has to move to the 9pm slot. Raising Hope is dead.

  • Patrick Ausgewahlt

    If the viewership is right and doesn’t change drastically in the finals, that’s series high in viewership for Grimm!

  • Dennis

    GRIMMS MOST WATCHED EPISODE IN TOTAL VIEWERS SINCE THE SEASON 1 PREMIERE :O

  • DuMont

    ‘The Carrie Diaries’ Hits Season Highs in A18-49s, P2+s
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    Even before the target demo W18-34s have been announced, ‘The Carrie Diaries’ is up smartly over its last broadcast two weeks ago and the sophomore series hit season highs in A18-49s (0.4) and P2+s (956,000) last night with A18-49s up +33% from its last episode and P2+s up +34% from two weeks ago.

  • senor chang

    three-way tie at 10PM! zounds. there’s something you don’t see every day.

  • were123

    What a nice night for everyone! Every single show rose, that’s really good!
    Bones is doing awesome in Fridays, the best show FOX had on the night right wise (excluding Kitchen Nightmares and some episodes of Fringe that rated about the same in S3)

  • Brandy

    Yay CD!What is P2+s?

  • Guardian Owl

    We’ll have to see if this is a trend up or if everyone is just up because icy/cold weather kept a lot of people indoors this Friday.

  • Charmed

    @Brandy I’m pretty sure that means total viewers :)

  • CBSviewer

    FOX could try to launch a new drama after Bones next season. Or just move Glee to Friday at 9.

  • tested

    Fox has to be pleased with Bones.

  • Mark Wilkins

    Good for Shark Tank and Grimm, just wish they weren’t both on the same time.

  • Percy

    GO GRIMM!!!!

  • Poppy

    wow, Bones draws top viewers for Fox on a Friday no less. Impressive, season 10, here we come.

  • ffgh

    NBCCCCCCCCCC! SO HAPPY
    WINNING EVERY NIGHT

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