NBC spins 5th place finish

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NBCWednesday Results:

  • At 8 p.m. ET, “Whitney” delivered a 1.5/5 in 18-49 and 4.2 million viewers overall in an intensely competitive time period opposite Fox’s “American Idol,” CBS’s “Survivor: One World” and ABC’s encore “The Middle.”  Note that first-run telecasts of “Whitney” have averaged a 37 percent increase on these next-day “live plus same day” ratings when Nielsen has issued “live plus seven day” results.
  • At 8:30 ET, “Are You There, Chelsea?” averaged a 1.2/4 in 18-49 and 3.1 million viewers overall in a highly competitive time period opposite Fox’s “American Idol,” CBS’s “Survivor: One World” and ABC’s rebroadcast of “Suburgatory.”  Keep in mind that first-run telecasts of “Chelsea” have been adding 28 percent to these next-day “live plus same day” ratings when Nielsen issues “live plus seven day” results.
  • At 9 p.m. ET, “Bent” delivered a 0.9/3 in 18-49 and 2.6 million viewers overall against competition that included Fox’s “American Idol,” CBS’s “Criminal Minds” and ABC’s “Modern Family” encore.  At 9:30 p.m., a second telecast of “Bent” averaged a 0.8/2 in 18-49 and 2.4 million viewers overall.
  • At 10 p.m. ET, “Rock Center with Brian Williams” delivered a 0.8/2 in adults 18-49 and 3.3 million viewers overall and is up week to week for a second week in a row in both 18-49 and total viewers.  Versus the prior week, last night’s “Rock Center” is up by 14 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 0.8 from a 0.7) and up 8 percent in total viewers (3.265 million vs. 3.016 million).

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday night:

  • In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.4/6; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.2/6; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 2.9/7; 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,” 0.6/3; “Late Show,” 0.5/3;      “Nightline,” 0.8/4; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.4/2.
  • At      12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.2/4 in      metered-market household) tied CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig      Ferguson” (1.2/4 with an encore).  In the 25 markets with Local      People Meters, “Late Night” (0.4/3 in 18-4) topped “Late      Late Show” (0.3/2 with an encore).
  • At      1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/4 in      metered-market households and a 0.3/2 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)