Human Target should do better once ‘American Idol’ is up and running. Wednesday night FOX aired originals of HUMAN TARGET at 8p and 9p last night and both posted a 1.7/5 among Adults 18-49, up +21% from the show’s last original telecast (vs. 1.4/5 on 12/22/10).
HUMAN TARGET delivered its highest rated telecasts this year among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers (behind only the season premiere).
On ABC, The Middle (2.8/9, up +17%), Better With You (2.5/7, up +14%), Modern Family (4.8/13, up +14%) and Cougar Town (2.9/8, up +12%) all increased from their last originals on 12/08/10 but were on par with their fall averages. At 10p, the ABC News special Primetime: Celebrity Weight Loss – What Really Happens delivered a 1.6/5.
The time period premiere of CBS’s Live To Dance posted a 1.8/5, down -25% from its Tuesday debut (2.4/6) and down -50% from previous timeslot occupant Survivor: Nicaragua’s fall performance (3.6/11). The 37th Annual People’s Choice Awards posted a 2.7/8 from 9-11p, its second lowest rated telecast ever (behind 1.6/4 during the 2008 writer’s strike).
Following the time period premiere of NBC’s Minute to Win It (2.1/6, down -5%), a two-hour Law & Order: SVU from 9-11p showed a +16% increase (2.9/8) from its last original on 12/01/10.
Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings