5th place finish for NBC Thursday

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Thursday Results:
* From 8-9 p.m. ET, “30 Rock” delivered a 1.4/4 in 18-49, 3.6 million viewers in a highly competitive time period versus Fox’s CBS’s “Big Bang Theory,” “American Idol” and ABC’s “Wipeout.”     


* At 8:30 ET, “Parks and Recreation” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 3.5 million viewers overall) built on its lead-in by 21 percent in 18-49 rating in a highly competitive time period versus Fox’s “American Idol,” CBS’s “Rob” and ABC’s “Wipeout.” 
 
* From 9-9:31 p.m. ET, “The Office” (2.2/6 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall) built on its lead-in by 29 percent in 18-49 and 24 percent in total viewers.  In a highly competitive time period versus Fox’s “American Idol,” ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” and CBS’s “Person of Interest” and Fox’s “The Finder,” “The Office” finished #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW in adults 18-34 and #1 among men 18-34.  
 
* At 9:31 ET, “Up All Night” averaged a 1.5/4 in 18-49 and 3.0 million viewers overall in a highly competitive time period versus the concluding half-hours of Fox’s “American Idol,” ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” and CBS’s “Person of Interest.” 
   
* At 10 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Grimm” averaged a 0.7/2 in 18-49 and 2.0 million viewers overall.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:
* In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.5/6; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.9/7; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 3.4/8; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.5/5. 

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.7/3; “Late Show,” 0.7/3; “Nightline,” 1.1/5; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.6/3.

* At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.3/5).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.4/3).

* At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. 

(Source: NBC)


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