Average Monday at NBC, ‘Chuck’ #3, ‘Law & Order’ #3


Chuck is expected back next season. A repeat of Law & Order then followed by original content hit 3rd place and will most likely become the longest running scripted series next season overtaking ‘Gunsmoke’.

At 8 p.m. ET, “Chuck” averaged a 1.9 rating, 6 share in adults 18-49 and 5.3 million viewers overall.  From its first half-hour to its second, “Chuck” grew in adults 18-49 by 6 percent (to a 1.9 rating from a 1.8) and by 11 percent in men 18-49 (2.1 vs. 1.9).

At 9 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of “Law & Order” delivered a 1.2/3 in 18-49 and 4.4 million viewers overall.

At 10 p.m. ET, “Law & Order” averaged a 1.7/5 in 18-49 and 6.2 million viewers overall.  “Law & Order” equaled NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in the time period since March 29.  From its first half-hour to its second, “Law & Order” increased by 6 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 1.8 rating from a 1.7) and by 4 percent in total viewers (6.3 million vs. 6.1 million) while the original drama competition on ABC and CBS showed half-hour to half-hour declines in both categories, pending updates.

NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.  Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.” 

(source: NBC)