NBC Monday w/ ‘Chuck’, ‘Heroes’ #4 w/ ‘Jay Leno’ #3


Hard going up against ‘The Bachelor’ on one side and ‘Two and a Half Men’ on the other.  NBC At 8 p.m. ET, “Chuck” averaged a 2.2 rating, 6 share in adults 18-49 and 6.6 million viewers in a time slot that included competition from Fox’s “House,” CBS’s comedies and ABC’s “The Bachelor.” 

From 9-10:01 p.m. ET, “Heroes” averaged a 2.0/5 in 18-49 and 4.4 million viewers overall in a time period that included competition from CBS’s “Two and a Half Men” and “Big Bang Theory,” ABC’s “The Bachelor” and Fox’s “24.”  “Heroes” is one of the most time-shifted shows on television, adding 30 percent to its 18-49 rating so far this season when going from these next-day “live plus same day” ratings to “live plus seven day” figures.  In total viewers, HEROES adds 1.4 million viewers to the previously reported “live plus same day” results when “live plus seven” ratings are released. 

“Heroes” matched its highest 18-49 rating in four weeks. 

The second-to-last episode of The Jay Leno Show checked in at #3.

From 10:01-11 p.m. ET, “The Jay Leno Show” averaged a 1.2/3 in adults 18-49, a 1.4/3 in adults 25-54 and 4.3 million viewers overall.  The time-period competition included CBS’s “CSI: Miami” and ABC’s “Castle.”  Versus the prior Monday, “The Jay Leno Show” was up 9 percent in 18-49 (1.2 vs. 1.1) and 13 percent in total viewers (4.3 million vs. 3.8 million).

Comparisons with Jay Leno’s 2008-09 averages at 11:35 p.m. ET on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” are: in adults 18-49 (1.2 vs. 1.4), adults 25-54 (1.4 vs. 1.8) and total viewers (4.3 million vs. 5.1 million).  Comparisons with NBC’s Monday-through-Friday 10-11 p.m. ET non-sports averages over the 52 weeks prior to Jay’s debut are: in adults 18-49 (1.2 vs. 2.2), adults 25-54 (1.4 vs. 2.7) and total viewers (4.3 million vs. 6.9 million).

In Late-Night Local People Meters Monday night:
Conan O’Brien (0.8/3 in 18-49 in local people meters with an encore telecast) trailed CBS’s first-run LATE SHOW (1.3/5) in Nielsen’s 25 local markets with People Meters.

At 12:35 a.m., Jimmy Fallon (0.5/3 in 18-49 in local people meters ) trailed CBS’s LATE LATE SHOW (0.8/5). 

For the Week:

Paced by “The Biggest Loser” and “The Office,” both of which ranked among the top 20 programs of the week in adults 18-49, NBC averaged a 1.5 rating, 4 share in 18-49 and 4.7 million viewers overall for the week of February 1-7.

Primetime averages for the week of February 1-7 in adults 18-49 were CBS (8.5/22), Fox (3.2/8), ABC (2.5/7), NBC (1.5/4) and CW (0.9/2). In overall total viewers the weekly averages were CBS (26.2 million), Fox (9.1 million), ABC (7.0 million), NBC (4.7 million) and CW (1.9 million).
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: information provided by NBC)