|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||2.4/7||2.0/6||1.1/4||1.1/3||0.7/2||0.5/2|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||1.6/6||1.1/4||1.0/4||0.9/3||0.5/2||0.5/2|
|Total Viewers (million)||9.256||9.512||2.856||3.886||2.778||1.430|
Note: NBC’s primetime lineup was delayed in Portland and Oregon due to college basketball coverage. NBC’s ratings are subject to change when the final numbers are released.
FOX was number one among adults 18-49 while CBS won with total viewers.
On FOX, American Idol notched a 2.7, up 4 percent from last Thursday’s 2.6 adults 18-49 rating. This is the first season that American Idol has grown in week 3 since 2009. The series premiere of Backstrom garnered a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating, up 18 percent from a 1.7 for Rake’s premiere in the same timeslot last season Your predictions were accurate.
On CBS, Mom scored a 2.5, up 4 percent from last week’s 2.4 adults 18-49 rating. Two and a Half Men earned a 2.3, up 10 percent from last week’s 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. Elementary matched its season high with a 1.5, up 15 percent from last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.
On NBC, The Biggest Loser earned a 1.2, up 9 percent from last week’s 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. The finale of Bad Judge scored a 0.8, up 14 percent from last week’s 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. The finale of A to Z garnered a 0.6, up 20 percent from last week’s 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. Parenthood earned a 1.3, up 8 percent from last week’s 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.
On ABC, the season finale of The Taste tied its series low with a 0.8, down 11 percent from last week’s 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.
On The CW, The Vampire Diaries tied its series low with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, down 22 percent from a 0.9 for its midseason finale. Reign scored a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating, down 20 percent from a 0.5 for its midseason finale
Overnight ratings for Thursday, January 22, 2015 (all Live+Same Day ratings):
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Total Viewers (Millions)|
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory – R||2.4/8||11.63|
|NBC||The Biggest Loser||1.2/4||4.64|
|ABC||The Taste (8-10PM) – Season Finale||0.8/2||3.03|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries||0.7/2||1.65|
|9:00||CBS||Two and a Half Men||2.3/7||9.56|
|FOX||Backstrom – Series Premiere||2.0/6||7.98|
|NBC||Bad Judge – Series Finale||0.8/2||3.04|
|9:30||CBS||The Big Bang Theory – R||1.9/6||8.26|
|NBC||A to Z – Series Finale||0.6/2||2.14|
|ABC||How To Get Away With Murder -R||0.5/2||2.28|
via NBC press note:–
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday Night:
- In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 3.1/8; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.0/5 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,” 1.2/6; “Late Show,” 0.4/2 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/2.
- 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) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show” (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/2).
- At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
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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.