iZombie May 26 2015

Scoreboard NBC FOX UNI ABC CBS CW
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 2.3/8 1.0/3 0.9/3 0.9/3 0.9/3 0.5/2
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.7/7 0.6/3 0.8/3 0.6/2 0.5/2 0.5/2
Total Viewers (million) 9.455 3.301 2.281 3.501 7.219 1.758

Note: The CW was pre-empted in New York City for sports coverage. Ratings should be considered tentative and are likely to be adjusted in the final ratings.

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

On NBC, the season premiere of America’s Got Talent earned a 2.6 adults 18-49 rating, down 13 percent from a 3.0 adults 18-49 rating for last season’s premiere. The series premiere of I Can Do That scored a 1.8, up 13 percent from a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating for the premiere of The Night Shift in the same timeslot last year.

On ABC, 500 Questions matched Monday’s 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. The season premiere of Extreme Weight Loss garnered a 0.9, down 31 percent from a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating for the previous season premiere.

On FOX, the season premiere of the revival of Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader scored a 0.8, down 38 percent from a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating for the previous season premiere way back on September 20, 2008 but up 14 percent from a 0.7 for last summer’s premiere of I Wanna Marry Harry. Hell’s Kitchen notched a 1.1, down 15 percent from last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.

On the CW, iZombie matched last week’s 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Tuesday, May 16, 2015 (Live + Same Day)

Time Net Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Sh Viewers (Millions)
8:00 NBC America’s Got Talent (8-10PM) – Season Premiere 2.6/9 10.93
ABC 500 Questions 1.1/4 4.73
CBS NCIS – R 1.0/4 8.46
FOX Are You Smarter Than A  Fifth Grader? – Season Premiere 0.8/3 3.31
CW The Flash – R 0.4/2 1.67
9:00 FOX Hell’s Kitchen 1.1/3 3.29
CBS NCIS: New Orleans – R 0.9/3 7.58
ABC Extreme Weight Loss (9-11PM) -Season Premiere 0.9/3 2.89
CW iZombie 0.6/2 1.85
10:00 NBC I Can Do That – Series Premiere 1.8/6 6.51
CBS 48 Hours – R 0.9/3 5.62


via NBC press note:-

 

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday Night:

 ·         In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.7/7 with an encore telecast; CBS’s “Mentalist” rebroadcast, 1.9/5; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.9/5 with an encore. 

·         In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.1/5 with an encore; “The Mentalist” rebroadcast, 0.2/1; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.7/3 with an encore.

·         From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 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 with an encore) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with James Corden” (1.0/4 with an encore).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped “Late Late Show” (0.1/1 with an encore).

·         At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 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.

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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