Empire January 21

Scoreboard FOX CBS NBC UNI ABC CW
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 3.8/12 1.6/5 1.2/4 1.1/3 1.0/3 0.8/3
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 3.0/12 0.9/4 0.8/3 1.0/4 0.6/2 0.7/3
Total Viewers (millions) 11.242 9.229 6.167 2.806 3.787 2.263

FOX was number one in adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

On FOX, American Idol earned a 3.3, up 10 percent from last week’s 3.0 adults 18-49 rating. Empire scored a gigantic 4.3, up 8 percent from last week’s 4.0 adults 18-49 rating and ranking as the highest rated drama telecast in over a year. The last series to grow week-to-week for its first three episodes was FOXs short-lived The Finder back in 2012 However, that was not a high-rated show. Empire’s growth out of a strong premiere is very unusual in the DVR era. Grey’s Anatomy grew week-to-week in viewers for its four episodes.

On CBS, The Mentalist garnered a 1.5, up 7 percent from last week’s 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Criminal Minds notched a series low 1.9, down 14 percent from last week’s 2.2 adults 18-49 rating. Stalker matched last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. 

On NBC, Law & Order: SVU scored a series low 1.2, down 14 percent from last week’s 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Chicago P.D. matched last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.

On the CW, Arrow returned to 1.1 adults 18-49 rating, even with its midseason finale Your predictions were a tad too pessimistic. The 100 notched a 06, up 20 percent from a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating for its most recent original episode.

Overnight ratings for Wednesday, January 21, 2015: (Live + Same Day):

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Total Viewers (millions)
8:00 FOX American Idol 3.3/11 11.53
ABC The Middle – R 1.3/4 5.55
CBS The Mentalist 1.5/5 9.53
CW Arrow 1.1/3 2.96
NBC The Mysteries of Laura – R 0.8/3 4.78
8:30 ABC The Goldbergs – R 1.3/4 4.60
9:00 FOX Empire 4.3/13 10.95
CBS Criminal Minds 1.9/6 10.16
ABC Modern Family – R 1.5/5 5.33
NBC Law & Order: SVU 1.2/4 6.75
CW The 100 0.6/2 1.57
9:30 ABC black-ish – R 1.1/3 3.95
10:00 CBS Stalker 1.5/5 8.00
NBC Chicago P.D. 1.5/5 6.98
ABC Galavant- R 0.5/2 1.82
10:30 ABC Galavant – R 0.4/1 1.47


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,” 2.9/8; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.7/4.
  • In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.1/5; “Late Show,” 0.4/2 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.6/3.
  • From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.1/3 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” (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show” (1.0/3).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/1).
  • At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/3 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

 

Definitions:-

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.

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