NBC: “Voice” is #1 for the night in 18-49


The VoiceWith the Monday and Tuesday editions of “The Voice” both ranking among the week’s top seven primetime telecasts in adults 18-49 and top five in adults 18-34, NBC has generated an average 1.6 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 5.2 million viewers overall for the week of April 16-22, according to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. 

•       NBC’s 1.6 for the week is up 7 percent versus a 1.5 the same week last year, marking the 12th time in 13 weeks NBC has topped its 18-49 rating for the same week last year.  NBC was also up 8 percent versus the year-ago week in total viewers (5.2 million vs. 4.8 million), making it the only network among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox to improve on its year-ago results in either 18-49 or total viewers.

•       Monday’s “The Voice” ranked #5 for the week among all primetime shows on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, marking the 12th week in a row “The Voice” has finished in the top five among primetime series on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox.  Tuesday’s “The Voice” Results Show tied for #7 for the week in 18-49.  “The Biggest Loser,” “The Office” and “The Celebrity Apprentice” also ranked in the week’s top 30 in 18-49.

•       In the valuable adult 18-34 demo, Monday’s “The Voice” ranked #2, Tuesday’s “The Voice” finished #5, “The Office” tied for #9, “Parks and Recreation” ranked #15, “30 Rock” tied for #17, “Smash” tied for #22, “Community” tied for #25 and “The Biggest Loser” tied for #28.

•       Primetime averages for the week of April 16-22 in adults 18-49 were Fox (2.2/7), ABC (1.9/5), CBS (1.8/5), NBC (1.6/5) and CW (0.5/2).  In overall total viewers the weekly averages were CBS (8.2 million), ABC (7.7 million), Fox (6.9 million), NBC (5.2 million) and CW (1.3 million).

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

(source: NBC)