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Broadcast TV Ratings for Saturday, January 23, 2010

Network HH Rating/Share Viewers A18-49 Rating/Share

n/a 5.89M 1.9/6

n/a 5.51M 1.0/3

n/a 4.19M 0.8/3

n/a 2.54M 0.6/2

Head on over the jump to check out night’s complete ratings and breakdown’s.

Note: Due to the unavailability of the fast affiliate data last week, “Last Week” numbers in today’s report are based on final national data. Additionally, HH rating/share data was not available for this evening.

FOX finished in first place for the evening with 5.89 million viewers and a 1.9/6 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

4.2/7 HH rating [#2]
6.88M viewers [#2]
A18-49 rating [#2]

  • 8:00 p.m.: Cops (6.01M viewers, 2.0/7 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers (8:31-9:00):

Households – 4.3/7
Viewers – 7.10M to 6.01M (-15%/-1.09M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.5/7 to 2.0/7 (-20%)

  • 8:30 p.m.: Cops-REPEAT (6.49M viewers, 2.2/7 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 9:00 p.m.: America’s Most Wanted (5.52M viewers, 1.8/6 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 3.9/7
Viewers – 6.55M to 5.52M (-16%/-1.03M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.2/6 to 1.8/6 (-18%)

CBS followed in second place for the evening with 5.51 million viewers and a 1.0/3 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

16.6/29 HH rating [#1]
30.07M viewers [#1]
10.8/31 A18-49 [#1]

  • 8:00 p.m.: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation-REPEAT (3.99M viewers, 0.6/2 A18-49 rating/share).

Last week’s numbers (CBS NFL Today – 7:30-8:16):

Households – 7.0/13
Viewers – 12.84M
Adults 18-49 – 4.4/14

  • 9:00 p.m.: Criminal Minds-REPEAT (6.01M viewers, 1.2/4 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 10:00 p.m.: 48 Hours Mystery (6.52M viewers, 1.3/4 A18-49 rating/share).

Episode-to-episode numbers (1/9/2010):

Households – 3.6/6
Viewers – 5.34M to 6.52M (+22%/+1.18M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.1/3 to 1.3/4 (+18%)

Last week’s numbers (NFL AFC Divisional Playoffs: Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts – 8:16-11:14):

Households – 17.0/29
Viewers – 30.57M
Adults 18-49 – 11.0/31

NBC finished in third place for the evening with 4.19 million viewers and a 0.8/3 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

2.5/4 HH rating [#3]
viewers [#3]
A18-49 rating [#3]

  • 8:00 p.m.: Mercy-REPEAT (1.91M viewers, 0.4/1 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 9:00 p.m.: U.S. Figure Skating Championship (5.33M viewers, 1.1/4 A18-49 rating/share).

ABC followed in fourth place for the evening with 2.54 million viewers and a 0.6/2 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

1.7/3 HH rating [#4]
2.31M viewers [#4]
0.6/2 A18-49 rating [#4]

  • 8:30 p.m.: Grey’s Anatomy-REPEAT (2.06M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 9:00 p.m.: The Deep End-REPEAT (1.84M viewers, 0.4/1 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 10:00 p.m.: Castle-REPEAT (3.73M viewers, 0.8/2 A18-49 rating/share).


Notes: 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 affiliates. (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 “48 Hours Mystery” will be reported in next weeks report for Saturday, January 30, 2010. Also keep in mind that because these are fast affiliate numbers, when the finals are released there may be noticeable changes.

Also, 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. Daily ratings figures can be found at Zap2It, PI Feedback, and TV by the Numbers.