NBC's 'Taxi Brooklyn' Sets Series High in Total Viewers

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August 7th, 2014

Taxi Brooklyn August 6

via press note:

NBC tied for #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and won the night outright among those nets in total viewers.

 

  • “Taxi Brooklyn” (1.0/3 in 18-49, 5.5 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) pulled even with CBS’s “Extant” in the 10 p.m. hour in adults 18-49  to tie for #1 in the slot among ABC, CBS and NBC.  “Taxi Brooklyn” topped “Extant” to win the hour among those nets in adults 18-34 and all key adult-female demos.

 

  • “Taxi Brooklyn” set a series high in total viewers (pending updates) and tied its series high in 18-49.  Week to week, “Taxi Brooklyn” is even in 18-49 and up +4% in total viewers (5.455 million vs. 5.248 million), pending updates.  Versus “Camp” in this time period on the same night last year, “Taxi Brooklyn” is up +55% or 1.9 million persons in total viewers (5.455 million vs. 3.526 million).

 

  • “America’s Got Talent” (2.0/7 in 18-49, 10.0 million viewers overall from 9-10:01 p.m. ET) finished #1 for the night in total viewers and within 0.1 of a point of #1 for the night in 18-49 (with a 2.0 rating vs. a 2.1 for CBS’s “Big Brother” from 8-9).

 

  • “America’s Got Talent” won the time period by an +82% margin in 18-49 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox (2.0 vs. 1.1 for ABC and Fox) and led the slot in every key measure among those networks.

 

  • “Talent” built on its lead-in from an 8 p.m. encore by +82% in 18-49 and +67% in total viewers.

 

  • An encore “America’s Got Talent” (1.1/4 in 18-49, 6.0 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) finished within 5% of CBS’s original “Big Brother” in the time period in total viewers (6.0 million vs. 6.3 million) and beat “Big Brother” in total viewers during their second half-hour from 8:30-9 (with 6.4 million viewers vs. 6.0 million for “Brother” that half-hour).  In 18-49, the 8 p.m. “Talent” encore tied Fox’s original “So You Think You Can Dance” for the hour (1.1 each from 8-9 p.m.).

 

  • The 8 p.m. “Talent” rebroadcast grew substantially from half-hour to half-hour in every key measure, including a gain of +30% in adults 18-49 (to a 1.3 rating from a 1.0).
 
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