NBC cites tough Tuesday competition


NBCTuesday Results:

  • From      8-10 p.m. ET,      “The Biggest Loser      13” averaged a 1.9/5 in 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers overall on a night that included original competition from ABC’s      Tuesday premiere of “Dancing With the Stars,” CBS’s “NCIS” and “NCIS: LA”      and Fox’s “Raising Hope,” “New Girl” and “Breaking In.”  In the time      period, “Biggest Loser” is tied for #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in women 18-34.  “The Biggest Loser 13”      grew from its first half-hour to its fourth by 17 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 2.1 from a 1.8).
  • From 10-11 p.m. ET, “Fashion Star” averaged a 1.5/4 in 18-49 and 4.0 million viewers overall.  Despite airing for the first time against original competition on both ABC and CBS, “Fashion Star” is currently tied for #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in the hour in adults 18-34 and men 18-34.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:

  • In      Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight      Show with Jay Leno,” 2.7/7; CBS’s “Late Show with David      Letterman,” 2.5/6; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 3.8/9; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.1/6.
  • In      the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The      Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.7/4; “Late Show,” 0.6/3;      “Nightline,” 1.1/5; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.7/4.
  • At      12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.3/4 in      metered-market household) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig      Ferguson” (1.2/4 with an encore).  In the 25 markets with Local      People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 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 0.9/4 in      metered-market households and a 0.3/3 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)