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Broadcast TV Ratings for Monday, October 12, 2009

Complete ratings and breakdown’s, including week-to-week comparisons, etc., follow after the jump.

ABC finished in first place for the evening with a 9.3/14 household rating/share and 14.30 million viewers, but was third among adults 18-49 with a 3.1/8 rating/share.

Last Week:

10.1/16 HH rating/share [#1]
15.74M
viewers [#1]
3.6/9 A18-49 rating/share [#3]

  • 8:00 p.m.: Dancing With the Stars (10.7/16 HH rating/share, 16.46M viewers, 3.5/9 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 10.7/16 to 10.7/16 (n/c)
Viewers – 16.35M to 16.46M (+1%/+0.11M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.5/8 to 3.5/9 (n/c)

  • 10:00 p.m.: Castle (8.3/14 HH rating/share, 9.99M viewers, 2.4/6 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 6.1/10 to 8.3/14 (+36%)
Viewers – 9.23M to 9.99M (+8%/+0.76M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.2/6 to 2.4/6 (+9%)

CBS followed in second place for the evening with a 7.2/11 household rating/share and 11.50 million viewers, but managed a first place finish among adults 18-49 with a 4.0/10 rating/share.

Last Week:

7.2/11 HH rating/share [#2]
11.12M
viewers [#2]
3.8/9
A18-49 rating/share [#2]

  • 8:00 p.m.: How I Met Your Mother (5.4/8 HH rating/share, 8.61M viewers, 3.5/9 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 5.3/8 to 5.4/8 (+2%)
Viewers – 8.08M to 8.61M (+7%/+0.53M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.4/9 to 3.5/9 (+3%)

  • 8:30 p.m.: Accidentally on Purpose (4.9/7 HH rating/share, 7.83M viewers, 3.0/7 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 4.7/7 to 4.9/7 (+4%)
Viewers – 7.17M to 7.83M (+9%/+0.66M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.8/7 to 3.0/7 (+7%)

  • 9:00 p.m.: Two and a Half Men (8.2/12 HH rating/share, 13.89M viewers, 4.6/11 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 8.4/12 to 8.2/12 (-2%)
Viewers – 13.30M to 13.89M (+4%/+0.59M)
Adults 18-49 – 4.4/10 to 4.6/11 (+5%)

  • 9:30 p.m.: The Big Bang Theory (7.9/12 HH rating/share, 12.78M viewers, 4.8/12 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 7.8/12 to 7.9/12 (+1%)
Viewers – 12.52M to 12.78M (+2%/+0.26M)
Adults 18-49 – 4.7/11 to 4.8/12 (+2%)

  • 10:00 p.m.: CSI: Miami (8.3/14 HH rating/share, 12.94M viewers, 4.0/11 A18-49 rating/share.

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 8.7/14 to 8.3/14 (-5%)
Viewers – 13.43M to 12.94M (-4%/-0.49M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.9/10 to 4.0/11 (+3%)

FOX finished in third place for the evening with a 6.1/9 household rating/share and 10.36 million viewers, but managed a second place finish among adults 18-49 with a 3.9/10 rating/share.

Last Week:

6.2/9 HH rating/share [#3]
10.59M
viewers [#3]
4.1/10
A18-49 rating/share [#1]

  • 8:00 p.m.: House (7.5/11 HH rating/share, 12.91M viewers, 5.0/13 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 7.9/12 to 7.5/11 (-5%)
Viewers – 13.74M to 12.91M (-6%/-0.83M)
Adults 18-49 – 5.4/13 to 5.0/13 (-7%)

  • 9:00 p.m.: Lie to Me (4.6/7 HH rating/share, 7.81M viewers, 2.8/7 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 4.7/7 to 4.6/7 (-2%)
Viewers – 8.06M to 7.81M (-3%/-0.25M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.1/7 to 2.8/7 (-10%)

NBC followed in fourth place for the evening with a 3.4/5 household rating/share, 5.36 million viewers and a 1.9/5 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

3.3/5 HH rating [#4]
5.07M
viewers [#4]
1.8/4 A18-49 rating [#4]

  • 8:00 p.m.: Heroes (3.5/5 HH rating/share, 5.64M viewers, 2.4/6 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 3.3/5 to 3.5/5 (+6%)
Viewers – 5.46M to 5.64M (+3%/+0.18M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.4/6 to 2.4/6 (n/c)

  • 9:00 p.m.: Trauma (3.5/6 HH rating/share, 5.52M viewers, 1.8/4 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 3.5/5 to 3.5/6 (n/c)
Viewers – 5.36M to 5.52M (+3%/+0.16M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.7/4 to 1.8/4 (+6%)

  • 10:00 p.m.: The Jay Leno Show (3.2/5 HH rating/share, 4.91M viewers, 1.5/4 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 3.0/5 to 3.2/5 (+7%)
Viewers – 4.45M to 4.91M (+10%/+0.46M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.5/4 to 1.5/4 (n/c)

The CW finished in fifth place for the evening with a 1.6/2 household rating/share, 2.57 million viewers and a 1.2/3 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

1.5/2 HH rating [#5]
2.13M
viewers [#5]
1.0/3
A18-49 rating [#5]

  • 8:00 p.m.: One Tree Hill (1.6/2 HH rating/share, 2.62M viewers, 1.2/3 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 1.5/2 to 1.6/2 (+7%)
Viewers – 2.13M to 2.62M (+23%/+0.49M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.1/3 to 1.2/3 (+9%)

  • 9:00 p.m.: Gossip Girl (1.6/2 HH rating/share, 2.51M viewers, 1.2/3 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 1.5/2 to 1.6/2 (+7%)
Viewers – 2.08M to 2.51M (+21%/+0.43M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.1/2 to 1.2/3 (+9%)

GO TO WEEKLY RATINGS PAGE

Note: Network average numbers from the week prior are based on fast affiliate data. Comparison’s from the week prior (or episode-to-episode, etc.) on specific shows are based on final national data. Ratings for the current day are based on fast affiliate data. (Expect all three scenarios to be the case at all times, unless otherwise noted). The final rating for first-run episodes that aired this evening will be reported the following week. So for example, the final rating for tonight’s episode of “Dancing With the Stars” will be reported in next weeks report for Monday, October 19, 2009. Also keep in mind that because these are fast affiliate numbers, when the finals are released there may be noticeable changes.

And lastly, there may be some errors in the data due to rounding/human error. I’ll do my best to limit those mistakes and correct them in time for the next week’s report.

Sources: Fast Affiliate/Final National Ratings Data from Nielsen Media Research. For daily ratings results, check out Zap2It, PIFeedback and TVbytheNumbers.