NBC's 'The Voice' Number 1 for the Night in Adults 18-49, 'About A Boy' Up Week-to-Week

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April 2nd, 2014

About A Boy April 1

via press note:

  • "The Voice 6" (3.0/10 in 18-49, 11.8 million viewers overall from 8-9:01 p.m. ET) ranks as the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49 and is #1 in its time period among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 and other key measures.  “The Voice” is currently retaining 91% of last week’s 3.3 in these preliminary fast-national ratings and 88% of last week’s 3.4 in official nationals.  Last night’s “Voice” jumped substantially from half-hour to half-hour in all key measures, including gains of +22% in adults 18-49 (to a 3.3 from a 2.7), +25% in adults 25-54 (4.5 vs. 3.6) and +30% in adults 18-34 (2.6 vs. 2.0).
  • The Voice” is #1 in the hour among the Big 4 nets by a 30% margin in adults 18-49 (3.0 vs. 2.3 for CBS’s #2 “NCIS”).
  • “About a Boy” (2.1/6 in 18-49, 7.5 million viewers overall from 9:01-9:31 p.m. ET) is currently up 5% versus last week’s 2.0 rating in 18-49 and has remained impressively consistent early in its run, having remained in the 2.0-2.1 range now for the last four weeks in a row, with this track of originals since the show’s first telecast on Saturday, Feb. 22: 2.2, 2.5, 2.0, 2.1, 2.0, 2.1,
  • In the time period, “About a Boy” ranks within 0.2 of the time-period lead among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and is #1 among those nets in women 18-49 and adult 18-34.
  • “Growing Up Fisher” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 6.1 million viewers overall from 9:31-10 p.m. ET) has also remained impressively consistent early in its run, having stayed in the 1.7-1.8 range for the last four weeks in a row in 18-49.  “Growing Up Fisher” is still within 0.2 of the 1.9 rating for the show’s first regular-slot original on Feb. 25.  The “Fisher” 18-49 track since that initial Tuesday first-run on Feb. 25 is: 1.9, 1.7, 1.8, 1.7, 1.7.   Despite the addition of original comedy competition on ABC this week, “Growing Up Fisher” is currently matching last week’s 18-49 rating.
  • In the time period, “Growing Up Fisher” is #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, ahead of the comedy competition on ABC and Fox in all key measures, and is tied for #1 in adults 18-34 and men 18-34 and #1 outright among those networks in women 18-34.
  • An encore telecast of “Chicago Fire” (1.0/3 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall) is currently reporting the biggest overall audience for a “Chicago Fire” rebroadcast  to date, pending updates.  “Chicago Fire” is equaling last week’s rebroadcast in 18-49 and is currently up 11% in total viewers (4.325 million vs. 3.891 million).  In the time period, the “Chicago Fire” encore is topping ABC’s rival “Resurrection” rebroadcast in the slot in all key measures and is tied for #1 in women 18-34 with CBS’s original “Person Of Interest.”
  • Despite the 10 p.m. “Chicago Fire” encore, NBC finished within 0.2 of the nightlong win and ranks #1 among the Big 4 for the night in adults, men and women 18-34.
 
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