TV Ratings Thursday: ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ & ‘Last Comic Standing’ Rise, ‘Undateable’ Flat + ‘Rookie Blue’ Premiere Down From Last Year
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||1.3/5||1.1/4||1.1/4||1.1/4||0.9/3||0.3/1|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||0.9/4||0.6/3||0.8/3||1.0/4||0.7/3||0.2/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||3.776||5.190||3.338||2.736||5.131||1.036|
FOX was number one with adults 18-49, but CBS won with total viewers.
On FOX, Hell’s Kitchen notched a 1.8, up two tenths from last week’s 1.6. Gang Related earned a 0.9, up a tenth from last week’s 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.
On NBC, Undateable garnered a 0.9 at both 9PM and 9:30PM, even with last week’s 0.9 adults 18-49 rating for both episodes. Last Comic Standing scored a 1.4, up two tenths from last week’s 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.
On ABC, Black Box earned a 0.7, down a tenth from its last original’s 0.8 adults 18-49 rating (when it aired at 10PM). The season premiere of Rookie Blue earned a 1.0 from 9-11PM, down from the 1.2 the season 4 premiere earned last summer.
On The CW, the Critic’s Choice Awards earned a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, June 19, 2014 (all Live+Same Day ratings):
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|8:00PM||CBS||The Big Bang Theory -R||1.8||7||7.54|
|NBC||Hollywood Game Night -R||0.9||4||3.43|
|CW||Critic’s Choice Awards||0.3||1||1.04|
|9:00PM||CBS||Two and a Half Men -R||1.3||5||5.30|
|ABC||Rookie Blue (9-11PM)||1.0||3||5.70|
|9:30PM||CBS||The Millers -R||1.0||3||4.37|
|10:00 PM||NBC||Last Comic Standing||1.4||5||4.01|
via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday Night:
- Thursday overnights were dominated at 11:35 p.m. ET by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” which last night took home the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Talk Show as part of the 4th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards handed out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. This marks “The Tonight Show’s” first award win since Fallon’s Feb. 17 debut as host.
- In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.8/7; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 1.8/5; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.9/5.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.2/6; “Late Show,” 0.4/2; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/2.
- From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
- From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (1.3/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/2).
- At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
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