'Harry's Law' and 'Law-Order' winner for NBC Wednesday


At 8 p.m. ET, “Up All Night” (2.1/6 in adults 18-49, 5.3 million viewers overall) is up 62 percent versus the 1.3 rating NBC averaged in this time period last season (“live plus same day,” non-sports), despite intense time-period competition last night that included Fox’s “The X Factor,” CBS’s “Survivor” and ABC’s “The Middle.” 

In total viewers, “Up All  Night” topped NBC’s slot average from last season by 11 percent (5.344 million vs. 4.804 million).

In the highly competitive time period, “Up All Night” tied for #2 in the half-hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-34 and is #2 outright in women 18-34.   

Versus NBC’s result in the half-hour on the same night last year, “Up All Night” is up by 40 percent (2.1 vs. 1.5). 

At 8:30 ET, “Free Agents” averaged a 1.0/3 in adults 18-49 and 3.1 million viewers overall against slot competition that included the second half-hour of Fox’s “X Factor,” the second half-hour of CBS’s “Survivor” and the series debut of ABC’s “Suburgatory.”  
At 9 p.m. ET, “Harry’s Law” averaged a 1.2/3 in adults 18-49 and 7.4 million viewers overall, maintaining the 18-49 rating of its season premiere one week earlier. 

In total viewers, “Harry Law” so far this fall has delivered NBC’s two biggest audiences in the time period on an in-season Wednesday since February 2.  

Versus NBC’s total-viewer average in the time slot last season, this week’s “Harry’s Law” was up 29 percent (7.443  million vs. 5.752 million, “live plus same day,” non-sports).

At 10 p.m. ET, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” averaged a 2.0/5 in 18-49 and 7.1 million viewers overall.  “SVU” built on its lead-in by 67 percent in 18-49 rating while competing dramas on ABC and CBS were down versus their lead-ins.

(source; NBC)