Office gained for NBC on Thursday

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NBCThursday Results:

  • At      8 p.m. ET, “Community” (1.4/5 in 18-49, 3.3 million viewers overall)      is currently matching the prior week’s 18-49 rating and is equaling its      highest result since March 29 in a highly competitive time period versus      CBS’s “Big Bang Theory,” Fox’s “American Idol” and ABC’s “Missing.”.       In total viewers, “Community” is currently up versus the prior week by 2      percent (3.278 million vs. 3.209 million) for the biggest “Community”      overall audience since March 29 (pending updates).
  • At      8:30 ET, “30 Rock” (1.4/4 in 18-49, 3.1 million viewers      overall) is retaining 100 percent of its 18-49 lead-in in adults      18-49.  In a competitive time period versus Fox’s “American      Idol,” CBS’s “Rules of Engagement” and ABC’s “Missing,”      “30 Rock” is #2 in the slot among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW in men 18-34.
  • From      9-9:31 p.m. ET,      “The Office” (2.3/7 in 18-49, 4.4 million viewers overall) is up week to week by 10 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 2.3 from a 2.1) to      file the show’s highest rating since March 15.  In total viewers, “The Office” is currently up      week to week by 6 percent (4.438 million vs. 4.171 million) to also claim      its biggest overall audience since March 15, pending updates.
  • In      a competitive time period versus ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” CBS’s “Person of      Interest” and Fox’s “Touch,” “The      Office” tied for #1 among      ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox      in adults 18-34 and is #1 outright in men 18-34 and men 18-49. “The      Office” built on its lead-in by 64 percent in 18-49 rating and 45 percent      in total viewers.
  • At      9:31 ET,      “Parks and      Recreation” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 3.3      million viewers overall) is      up week to week by 6 percent      in both 18-49 rating (to a 1.7 from a 1.6) and total viewers (3.346      million vs. 3.169 million).  “Parks” retained 74 percent of its 18-49      lead-in from “The Office,” pending updates, up from its 69 percent average      in this time period last season.  Against the concluding half-hours      of ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” CBS’s “Person of Interest” and Fox’s “Touch,” “Parks” ranked #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults      18-34 and #1 in men 18-34.
  • At      10 p.m. ET, “Awake”      averaged a 0.7/2 in 18-49      and 2.1 million viewers overall.  Note that “Awake” is one of the most time-shifted shows      on television, with the “live plus same day” rating growing by 60 percent      when Nielsen issues “live plus seven day” ratings.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday 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,” 2.5/6; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 3.2/8;      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,” 0.5/3;      “Nightline,” 1.0/4; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/3.
  • At      12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.3/4 in      metered-market households) tied CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig      Ferguson” (1.3/4).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters,      “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show”      (0.3/2).
  • 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)