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Broadcast TV Ratings for Monday June 20, 2011

Network HH Rating/Share Viewers A18-49 Rating/Share
4.6/8 6.961M 2.2/6

3.8/6 5.788M 1.3/4

3.6/6 5.456M 1.3/4
2.3/4 3.996M 1.7/5
1.8/3 3.397M 1.3/4
0.4/1 0.652M 0.3/1

Complete ratings and breakdowns, including week-to-week comparisons, etc., follows after the jump.
Continue reading Broadcast TV Ratings for Monday June 20, 2011

Broadcast TV Ratings for Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Network HH Rating/Share Viewers A18-49 Rating/Share
15.1/24 28.160M 8.9/25
4.4/7 6.658M 1.7/5
3.9/6 6.325M 2.3/6

2.7/4 4.203M 1.2/3
2.0/3 3.821M 1.5/4
0.7/1 1.047M 0.4/1

Complete ratings and breakdowns, including week-to-week comparisons and analysis, follows after the jump.

Continue reading Broadcast TV Ratings for Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Broadcast TV Ratings for Monday, May 23, 2011

Network HH Rating/Share Viewers A18-49 Rating/Share
8.7/14 13.564M 3.4/9

4.9/8 7.966M 2.6/7

4.1/6 6.324M 1.8/5
3.1/5 4.939M 1.4/4
2.1/3 4.022M 1.6/4
0.4/1 0.595M 0.2/1

Complete ratings and breakdowns, including week-to-week comparisons, etc., follows after the jump.
Continue reading Broadcast TV Ratings for Monday, May 23, 2011

Law & Order: Los Angeles re-launch set for April Monday, April 11

NBC’s freshman series “Law & Order: Los Angeles” will return to the regular lineup with a two-hour original premiere on Monday, April 11 (9-11 p.m. ET). The crime drama procedural will resume in its regular day and time on Monday, April 18 (10-11 p.m. ET).

The complete press release is included after the jump.

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NBC schedule update: Parenthood staying put; Law & Order: LA return and Marriage Ref debut delayed

NBC won’t be shifting Parenthood to Monday afterall, deciding to keep the drama on Tuesday at 10PM. The network also announced that Law & Order: Los Angeles, which is in the process of a cast makeover, will not return on February 8 as previously scheduled and will instead return “on a day to be determined”.

Other announcements from the network include shifting the debut of America’s Next Great Restaurant to Sunday, March 6 (8-9PM) instead of the previously scheduled Wednesday, March 16 (9-10PM) as well as delaying the return of The Marriage Ref which was scheduled to debut its second season on Sunday, March 6 (8-9PM). NBC will announce its premiere on a later date.

The complete press release is included after the jump.

Continue reading NBC schedule update: Parenthood staying put; Law & Order: LA return and Marriage Ref debut delayed

2010 New Show Ratings: Part 3 [CHARTS]

This is the third part of a continuing column that will look at the ratings and rankings for the new shows that have premiered this season — currently at 21. You can view Part 1 here and you can view Part 2 here. (Ratings through 10/23/2010).

* There have been four new show cancellations thus far this season: “Outlaw” (NBC), “My Generation” (ABC), “Lone Star” (Fox) and The Whole Truth (ABC).

Time for an updated look at the ratings for this season’s new shows. As expected, CBS continues to rate well ahead of the pack.

The network is down only minimally from the last time we looked at the ratings (in terms of HH rating and viewers) and even in the key A18-49 demo.  CBS is currently averaging 11.230M viewers with a 3.0/8 A18-49 rating and a 7.0/12 HH rating/share. Compared to premiere week, the network is down 12.5% in viewers, 12% in A18-49 rating and 12.5% in HH rating (little changed from last week’s look which had the network down 12, 12 and 11 percent, respectively).

CBS’ top-rated new show among viewers and HH rating remains Hawaii Five-O (12.162M / 3.4 A18-49 rating / 7.7 HH rating), but that’s down slightly from last week as the show still hasn’t quite stabilized. Meanwhile, the network’s top-rated new series among A18-49 remains Mike & Molly, which is averaging a a 3.7/9 rating/share (with 11.437M viewers and a 7.1/11 HH rating/share).

NBC seems to have the biggest of problems. The network’s premiere week to current cumulative average is down more than 1/4 among all three key categories. And although only one of its new shows has been canceled, none of the others have really managed to break through. The network’s biggest event, pardon the pun, is the quick decline in audience of The Event. Last week’s episode drew just 6.502 million viewers — which was down 40% from the premiere (10.877M) — and a 2.2 A18-49 rating (down 39% from the premiere — 3.6 rating).

Here are the averages for NBC (6 new shows), ABC (5 new shows), Fox (3 new shows) and The CW (2 new shows), along with their percentage declines from premiere week in parentheses:

  • NBC: 4.3/7 HH rating/share [-26%], 6.722M viewers [-28%] and a 2.1/6 A18-49 rating/share [-28%].
  • ABC: 4.2/7 HH rating/share [-12.5%], 6.582M viewers [-13%] and a 1.9/5 A18-49 rating/share [-14%].
  • Fox: 2.9/5 HH rating/share [-15%], 4.778M viewers [-16%] and a 1.9/5 A18-49 rating/share [-17%].
  • The CW: 1.7/3 HH rating/share [-19%], 2.721M viewers [-17%] and a 1.1/3 A18-49 rating/share [-15%].

Click over the jump for charts for viewers, A18-49 rating/share and HH rating/share as well as by individual network.

Continue reading 2010 New Show Ratings: Part 3 [CHARTS]

2010 New Show Ratings: Part 2 [CHARTS]

This is the second part of a continuing column that will look at the ratings and rankings for the new shows that have premiered this season — currently at 21. You can view Part 1 here. (Ratings through 10/15/2010).

* There have been three cancellations for new shows so far this season: “Outlaw”, “My Generation” and “Lone Star”.

We’re now into the fourth week for most new shows — and weeks five and six for others, such as “Nikita” and “Hellcats” — so it’s time to check into the ratings for the new shows.

Not surprisingly, CBS holds a clear and basically insurmountable advantage over its competition. CBS new show programming — Hawaii Five-O, Blue Bloods, Mike & Molly, $#*! My Dad Says and The Defendors — is averaging 11.341M viewers with a 3.0/9 A18-49 rating and a 7.1/12 HH rating/share.

Compared to premiere week for the network —  12.839M viewers / 3.4 A18-49 rating / 8.0 HH rating — CBS is down 12% in viewers, 12% in A18-49 rating and 11% in HH rating.

CBS’ top-rated new show among viewers and HH rating is Hawaii Five-O (12.466M / 3.5 A18-49 rating / 7.9 HH rating), while Mike & Molly is the most-watched new show among adults 18-49 with a 3.8/9 rating/share (with 11.571M viewers and a 7.1/11 HH rating/share).

During premiere week, $#*! My Dad Says was the top-rated A18-49 show (4.0 rating), but the William Shatner comedy has dropped to an average A18-49 rating of 3.4 (with an average audience of 10.736M viewers and a 6.5 HH rating).

Here are the averages for NBC (6 new shows), ABC (5 new shows), Fox (3 new shows) and The CW (2 new shows), along with their percentage declines from premiere week in parentheses:

  • NBC: 4.5/7 HH rating/share [-22%], 7.076M viewers [-24%] and a 2.2/6 A18-49 rating/share [-24%].
  • ABC: 4.3/7 HH rating/share [-10%], 6.694M viewers [-12%] and a 1.9/6 A18-49 rating/share [-14%].
  • Fox: 2.9/5 HH rating/share [-15%], 4.870M viewers [-14%] and a 1.9/5 A18-49 rating/share [-17%].
  • The CW: 1.7/3 HH rating/share [-19%], 2.744M viewers [-17%] and a 1.1/3 A18-49 rating/share [-15%].

Click over the jump for charts for viewers, A18-49 rating/share and HH rating/share as well as by individual network.

Continue reading 2010 New Show Ratings: Part 2 [CHARTS]

NBC orders full-season pickups for new series The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles and Outsourced

NBC has given full-season pickups to three of its new Fall 2010-11 series, “The Event,” “Law & Order: Los Angeles” and “Outsourced.” The announcement was made by Angela Bromstad, President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC and Universal Media Studios.

Here are the ratings averages for the three shows (Based on Nielsen Live + SD ratings):

  • The Event — 8.499M viewers, 2.8/7 A18-49 rating/share, 5.1/8 HH rating/share.
  • Law & Order: Los Angeles — 8.719M viewers, 2.5/8 A18-49 rating/share, 5.8/10 HH rating/share.
  • Outsourced — 5.992M viewers, 2.9/8 A18-49 rating/share, 3.6/6 HH rating/share.

The full press release follows after the jump.

Continue reading NBC orders full-season pickups for new series The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles and Outsourced

2010 New Show Premiere Ratings [CHARTS]

The 21 new shows that have premiered this fall — 6 on NBC, 5 on CBS, 5 on ABC, 3 on Fox and 2 on The CW — have averaged a 5.4/9 HH rating/share, 8.638M viewers and a 2.6/7 A18-49 rating/share.

Of those new show premieres, CBS holds the top five spots among households and viewers and three of the top spots among Adults 18-49. The top-rated new show premiere this fall among households and viewers is Hawaii Five-O which debuted with an 8.9/15 HH rating/share, 14.199M viewers and a 3.9/11 A18-49 rating.

Hawaii Five-O is tied for second place with Mike & Molly among adults 18-49, with both shows finishing just a tenth of a point behind the A18-49 leader $#*! My Dad Says (4.0/12 A18-49 rating/share).

To put it simply, CBS crushed its competition, averaging an 8.0/13 HH rating/share, 12.839M viewers and a 3.4/10 A18-49 rating/share for its five series. Here are the series premiere averages for NBC, ABC, Fox and The CW:

  • NBC: 5.8/10 HH rating/share [#2], 9.283M viewers [#2] and a 2.9/8 A18-49 rating/share [#2].
  • ABC: 4.8/8 HH rating/share [#3], 7.583M viewers [#3] and a 2.2/6 A18-49 rating/share [#4].
  • Fox: 3.4/5 HH rating/share [#4], 5.668M viewers [#4] and a 2.3/6 A18-49 rating/share [#3].
  • The CW: 2.1/3 HH rating/share [#5], 3.294M viewers [#5] and a 1.3/4 A18-49 rating/share [#5].

Click over the jump for charts for Viewers, A18-49 rating/share and HH rating/share.

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Peter Coyote joins the cast of NBC’s Law & Order: Los Angeles

Veteran actor Peter Coyote has been cast in NBC’s new procedural Law & Order: Los Angeles, joining previously cast Alfred Molina and Terrence Howard. Coyote will play the District Attorney in the new series which also co-stars Skeet Ulrich, Corey Stoll, Megan Boone, Regina Hall and Rachel Ticotin.

Law & Order: Los Angeles premieres […]

TCA Summer Press Tour 2010: Dick Wolf confirms Law & Order is dead

Dick Wolf opened the panel for his latest spinoff, Law & Order: Los Angeles, with the following statement:

“I can confirm that (Law & Order) has moved into the history books.”

“We were extremely disappointed that Law & Order is not coming back for a record 21st season. But that’s life. All […]

Terrence Howard to join Law & Order: Los Angeles

Terrence Howard has joined the cast of NBC’s Law & Order: Los Angeles, joining previously cast Skeet Ulrich and Alfred Molina [Deadline TV]:

Howard will play a new Deputy D.A.  who will work alongside Deputy D.A. Morales (Molina). I hear Howard and Molina will be splitting the workload, each appearing roughly in […]