Arrow Season 3 finale

Scoreboard ABC FOX CBS NBC UNI CW
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 1.8/6 1.6/5 1.5/5 1.4/5 1.1/4 0.9/3
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.2/5 0.9/4 0.9/4 0.8/3 0.9/4 0.8/3
Total Viewers (millions) 6.226 7.739 7.666 6.580 2.933 2.470

ABC was number one in adults 18-49 while FOX won with total viewers.

Note: The CW was preempted in CHicago for MLB baseball. Ratings for the CW may be adjusted in the final ratings.

On ABC, the season finale of The Middle matched last week’s 1.7 adults 18-49 rating and was down 15 percent from a 2.0 for last year’s season finale. The season finale of The Goldbergs tied last week’s 2.0 adults 18-49 rating and was up 43 percent from a 1.4 for last year’s season finale. Modern Family garnered a 2.7, down 7 percent from last week’s 2.9 adults 18-49 rating. black-ish notched a 2.1, down 5 percent from last week’s 2.2 adults 18-49 rating. The season finale of Nashville matched last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.

On CBS, Survivor garnered a 2.2, up 5 percent from last week’s 2.1 adults 18-49 rating.  CSI: Cyber at 9PM matched last week’s series low 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. The season finale at 10PM also earned a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX, the season finale of American Idol earned a 1.6, up 7 percent from last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating and up 29 percent from a 1.3 for Tuesday’s performance finale but down 38 percent from a 2.6 adults 18-49 rating for last year’s finale and ranking as the series lowest rated finale ever. Since American Idol ran over until 10:06PM, it may be adjusted in the finals.

On NBC, The Mysteries of Laura earned a 1.0, up 11 percent from last week’s 0.9 adults 18-49 rating. Law & Order: SVU garnered a 1.5, up 25 percent from last week’s series low 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. Chicago P.D. scored a 1.6, up 14 percent from last week’s series low 1.4 adults 18-49 rating.

On the CW, the season finale of Arrow matched last week’s 1.0 adults 18- 49 rating and was up 10 percent from a 0.9 for last year’s season finale.Supernatural notched a 0.8, up 33 percent from last week’s 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.

Overnight ratings for Wednesday, May 13, 2015: (Live + Same Day):

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Total Viewers (millions)
8:00 CBS Survivor 2.2/8 9.43
ABC The Middle – Season Finale 1.7/7 6.99
FOX American Idol (8-10PM) – Season Finale 1.6/5 7.74
NBC The Mysteries of Laura 1.0/4 6.14
CW Arrow – Season Finale 1.0/3 2.80
8:30 ABC The Goldbergs – Season Finale 2.0/7 6.71
9:00 ABC Modern Family 2.7/9 8.10
NBC Law & Order: SVU 1.5/5 6.76
CBS CSI: Cyber 1.2/4 6.88
CW Supernatural 0.8/2 2.14
9:30 ABC black-ish 2.1/6 6.17
10:00 NBC Chicago P.D. 1.6/5 6.84
ABC Nashville – Season Finale 1.3/4 4.70
CBS CSI: Cyber – Season Finale 1.2/4 6.69

 


via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday Night:

  ·         In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.5/6; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 3.1/8; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.8/5. 

·         In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.0/5; “Late Show,” 0.6/3; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/3.

·         From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·         From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (1.2/4 in metered-market households) trailed CBS’s “Late Late Show with James Corden” (1.4/5).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.3/2).

·         At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: Primetime results are based on “fast affiliate time period” data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated.

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.

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.

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.)

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 101and Numbers 102.

Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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