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Broadcast TV Ratings for Tuesday, November 17, 2009

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

CBS finished in first place for the evening with a 10.0/16 household rating/share, 15.93 million viewers and a 3.4/9 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

10.3/16 HH rating/share [#1]
16.43M viewers [#1]
3.5/9 A18-49 rating/share [#1]

  • 8:00 p.m.: NCIS (12.3/19 HH rating/share, 20.24M viewers, 4.1/11 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 12.7/20 to 12.3/19 (-3%)
Viewers – 20.96M to 20.24M (-3%/-0.72M)
Adults 18-49 – 4.4/12 to 4.1/11 (-7%)

  • 9:00 p.m.: NCIS: Los Angeles (9.3/14 HH rating/share, 14.81M viewers, 3.4/9 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 9.9/15 to 9.3/14 (-6%)
Viewers – 16.23M to 14.81M (-9%/-1.42M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.7/9 to 3.4/9 (-8%)

  • 10:00 p.m.: The Good Wife (8.4/15 HH rating/share, 12.73M viewers, 2.6/7 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 8.8/15 to 8.4/15 (-4.5%)
Viewers – 13.35M to 12.73M (-5%/-0.62M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.8/8 to 2.6/7 (-7%)

ABC followed in second place for the evening with a 7.0/11 household rating/share and 10.93 million viewers, but was third among adults 18-49 with a 2.7/7 rating/share.

Last Week:

7.6/12 HH rating/share [#2]
11.89M viewers [#2]
3.2/8 A18-49 rating/share [#2]

  • 8:00 p.m.: V (6.0/9 HH rating/share, 9.26M viewers, 3.1/8 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 6.7/10 to 6.0/9 (-10%)
Viewers – 10.70M to 9.26M (-13.5%/-1.44M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.8/10 to 3.1/8 (-18%)

  • 9:00 (9:01) p.m.: Dancing With the Stars: The Results (10.2/16 HH rating/share, 15.85M viewers, 3.2/8 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers (9:01 p.m.):

Households – 10.3/16 to 10.2/16 (-1%)
Viewers – 16.23M to 15.85M (-2%/-0.38M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.5/9 to 3.2/8 (-9%)

Episode-to-episode numbers (MON; 11/16/2009 – performance show):

Households – 12.1/18 to 10.2/16 (-16%)
Viewers – 18.84M to 15.85M (-16%/-2.99M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.9/10 to 3.2/8 (-18%)

  • 10:00 (10:01) p.m.: the forgotten (5.0/9 HH rating/share, 7.87M viewers, 1.9/6 A18-49 rating/share).

Episode-to-episode numbers (11/3/2009 – 10:01 p.m.):

Households – 4.7/8 to 5.0/9 (+6%)
Viewers – 7.27M to 7.87M (+8%/+0.60M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.9/5 to 1.9/5 (n/c)

Last week’s numbers (In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts: Bright Lights. Big Stars. All Access Nashville):

Households – 6.1/10
Viewers – 9.34M
Adults 18-49 – 2.3/6

NBC finished in third place for the evening with a 4.8/8 household rating/share and 8.28 million viewers, but managed a second place finish among adults 18-49 with a 3.0/8 rating/share.

Last Week:

5.1/8 HH rating/share [#3]
8.30M viewers [#3]
3.1/8 A18-49 rating/share [#3]

  • 8:00 p.m.: The special Merry Madagascar (8.96M viewers, 2.9/8 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 8:30 p.m.: The Biggest Loser (9.53M viewers, 3.7/10 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers (8:00-10:01 p.m.):

Households – 5.8/9
Viewers – 9.65M to 9.53M (-1%/-0.12M)
Adults 18-49 – 3.8/10 to 3.7/10 (-3%)

  • 10:00 (10:01) p.m.: The Jay Leno Show (3.9/7 HH rating/share, 6.07M viewers, 2.0/6 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers (10:01 p.m.):

Households – 3.8/6 to 3.9/7 (+3%)
Viewers – 5.81M to 6.07M (+4.5%/+0.26M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.9/5 to 2.0/6 (+5%)

Episode-to-episode numbers (MON; 11/16/2009):

Households – 3.0/5 to 3.9/7 (+30%)
Viewers – 4.45M to 6.07M (+36%/+1.62M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.4/4 to 2.0/6 (+43%)

FOX followed in fourth place for the evening with a 3.8/6 household rating/share, 5.98 million viewers and a 2.4/7 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

3.5/5 HH rating/share [#4]
5.72M viewers [#4]
2.3/6 A18-49 rating/share [#4]

  • 8:00 p.m.: So You Think You Can Dance (3.8/6 HH rating/share, 5.98M viewers, 2.4/7 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 3.6/6 to 3.8/6 (-8%)
Viewers – 5.76M to 5.98M (-6.5%/-0.40M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.3/6 to 2.4/7 (-4%)

The CW finished in fifth place for the evening with a 1.3/2 household rating/share, 1.84 million viewers and a 0.9/3 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

1.2/2 HH rating/share [#5]
1.76M viewers [#5]
0.9/2 A18-49 rating/share [#5]

  • 8:00 p.m.: 90210 (1.5/2 HH rating/share, 2.14M viewers, 1.1/3 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 1.4/2 to 1.5/2 (+7%)
Viewers – 2.06M to 2.14M (+4%/+0.08M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.2/3 to 1.1/3 (-8%)

  • 9:00 p.m.: Melrose Place (1.1/2 HH rating/share, 1.54M viewers, 0.8/2 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 0.9/1 to 1.1/2 (+22%)
Viewers – 1.27M to 1.54M (+21%/+0.27M)
Adults 18-49 – 0.7/2 to 0.8/2 (+14%)

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 numbers. (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 “NCIS” will be reported in next weeks report for Tuesday, November 24, 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.

Source: Fast Affiliate/Final National Ratings Data from Nielsen Media Research. Daily ratings figures can be found at PI Feedback, Zap2It and TV by the Numbers.

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