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Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 1.8/6 1.7/5 1.5/5 1.1/4 1.1/3 0.4/1
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.2/5 1.1/4 1.2/5 0.5/2 1.0/4 0.4/1
Total Viewers (million) 5.66 4.93 5.83 5.47 2.58 1.36

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

NOTE: NBC was preempted in Cleveland for MLB coverage. Expect adjustments for American Ninja Warrior

On FOX, MasterChef garnered a 1.7, up two tenths from last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. 24:Live Another Day notched a 1.8, up three tenths from last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, American Ninja Warrior, scored a 1.9, up three tenths from last week’s 1.6 adults 18-49 rating.

On ABC, The Bachelorette earned a 1.7, up two tenths from last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. The premiere of Mistresses earned a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating, even with the 1.2 the first season premiere earned.

On CBS 48 Hours earned a 1.2, up three tenths from last week’s 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On The CW, the Monday premiere of Whose Line is it Anyway earned a 0.5, down a tenth from the 0.6 its last original earned. The summer premiere of Beauty and the Beast earned a 0.4, up two tenths from its last original’s 0.2 adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Monday, June 2, 2014 (all Live+Same Day ratings):

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
8:00PM ABC The Bachelorette (8-10PM) 1.7 6 6.50
FOX MasterChef 1.7 6 5.08
NBC Last Comic Standing -R 1.3 5 4.26
CBS 2 Broke Girls -R 1.0 4 4.81
CW Whose Line is it Anyway? 0.5 2 1.68
8:30PM CBS Mom-R 1.0 4 4.63
CW Whose Line is it Anyway? -R 0.5 2 1.55
9:00PM NBC American Ninja Warrior (9-11PM) 1.9 6 5.26
FOX 24: Live Another Day 1.8 6 6.24
CBS Mike & Molly -R 1.1 4 5.52
CW Beauty and the Beast 0.4 1 1.11
9:30PM CBS Mike & Molly -R 1.2 4 5.57
10:00PM ABC Mistresses 1.2 4 4.48
CBS 48 Hours 1.2 4 6.13

– via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday Night:


  • In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.6/7; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.1/5; 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,” 1.1/5; “Late Show,” 0.4/2; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.6/3.


  • 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” (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.0/4).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/1).


  • 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.



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 101 and Numbers 102.

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