'American Ninja Warrior' Sets a Season High in Total Viewers for a Regular Edition

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July 15th, 2014

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via press notes:

Monday Results:

 

  • " American Ninja Warrior” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 5.4 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) equaled its highest 18-49 rating since June 2 (1.9)and set a season high in total viewers for a regular telecast (best since a special “USA vs. Japan” edition on Jan. 13, 5.537 million).  “Ninja” grew consistently through its four half-hours with this track in 18-49: 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, for a gain of +36% from its first half-hour to its fourth.  In total viewers, “Ninja” grew from its first half-hour to its fourth by +31% or more than 1.4 million persons (to 6.1 million from 4.6 million).

 

  • “American Ninja Warrior” ranked #1 for its fourth and final half-hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49 over CBS’s “Under the Dome” (with a 1.9 rating from 10:30-11 p.m. ET vs. a 1.8 for “Dome”).  For its second hour from 10-11 p.m., “Ninja” ranked #2 among those nets in adults 18-49, within a tenth of a rating points of “Dome” (with a 1.8 from 10-11 p.m. vs. a 1.9 for “Dome”).  For that 10-11 p.m. hour, “Ninja” ranked #1 among those nets and ahead of “Dome” in adults, men and women 18-34.

 

  • Note that last week’s “American Ninja Warrior” tied for #1 for the week on the Big 4 in men 18-49 and tied for #2 among men 18-34 and teens 12-17.

 

  • An encore telecast of “Last Comic Standing” averaged a 0.7/2 in 18-49 and 2.9 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET.
 
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