The Vampire Diaries December 11 2014

Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 2.4/7 1.0/3 1.0/3 1.0/3 0.7/2 0.7/2
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.3/5 0.8/3 0.8/3 0.6/3 0.7/3 0.5/2
Total Viewers (million) 10.253 4.737 2.822 3.805 1.610 2.901

CBS was number one among adults 18-49 and with total viewers. 

Note:  In both St. Louis and Phoenix, CBS programming was preempted for NFL Football.  CBS ratings are tentative and will change. 

On CBS, The Big Bang Theory garnered a 4.0 adults 18-49 rating, down 2 percent  from a 4.1 for its most recent original. Mom notched a football- inflated 2.8, up 40 percent from last week’s 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. Two and a Half Men scored a 2.5, up 32 percent from last week’s 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. The McCarthys earned a 1.8, up 27 percent from last week’s 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Elementary garnered a 1.6, up 33 percent from last week’s 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, The Biggest Loser earned a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating, even with its most recent original.  Bad Judge scored a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating, up 22 percent from a 0.9 for its most recent original.  A to Z garnered a from a 0.8, up 14 percent from a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating for its most recent original.

On FOX, Bones matched it series low with a 1.2, down 20 percent from last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. The finale of Gracepoint matched last week’s 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On ABC, The Taste scored a series low 0.8, down 11 percent from a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating for last week’s premiere.

On The CW, The Vampire Diaries earned a 0.8, up 14 percent from last week’s 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Reign scored a 0.5, up 25 percent from last week’s  0.4 adults 18-49 rating.

Overnight ratings for Thursday, December 11, 2014 (all Live+Same Day ratings):

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Total Viewers (Millions)
8:00 CBS The Big Bang Theory 4.0/14 15.76
FOX Bones 1.2/4 5.48
NBC The Biggest Loser 1.1/4 4.30
ABC The Taste (8-10PM) 0.8/3 3.15
CW The Vampire Diaries 0.8/3 1.80
8:30 CBS Mom 2.8/9 11.53
9:00 CBS Two and a Half Men 2.5/8 10.03
NBC Bad Judge 1.1/3 3.77
FOX Gracepoint – Finale 0.9/3 3.99
CW Reign 0.5/2 1.42
9:30 CBS The McCarthys 1.8/5 7.71
NBC A to Z 0.8/2 2.52
10:00 CBS Elementary 1.6/5 8.24
NBC Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas – R 0.9/3 3.97
ABC How To Get Away With Murder – R 0.5/2 2.41

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,” 2.7/7; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.5/6; 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,” 0.9/4; “Late Show,” 0.6/3; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/2.


·         From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.5/5 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) trailed CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.3/5).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.4/3).


·         At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 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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