NBC Wednesday, 'Up All Night' sees increases

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At 8 p.m. ET, “Up All Night” (1.8/5 in adults 18-49, 5.0 million viewers overall) is up versus its prior telecast by 20 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.8 from a 1.5 on November 23) and by 14 percent in total viewers (4.959 million vs. 4.339 million). 


In total viewers, this is the top “Up All Night” telecast since October 19.  Last night’s edition of “Up All Night” is up 38 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 from Fox’s “X Factor,” CBS’s “Survivor” and ABC’s “The Middle.”   

Note that “Up All Night” has been adding 47 percent to these next-day “live plus same day” ratings when Nielsen issues “live plus seven day” results so far this season.

At 8:30 ET, an encore telecast of “Up All Night” averaged a 1.4/4 in adults 18-49 and 3.8 million viewers overall, matching the show’s highest 18-49 rating to date among five rebroadcasts in this time period.  Versus its prior encore in this slot two weeks ago, “Up All Night” is up 40 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.4 from a 1.0 on November 23) and up 28 percent in total viewers (3.835 million vs. 3.004 million), despite time-period competition last night that included Fox’s “X Factor,” CBS’s “Survivor” and ABC’s “Suburgatory.” 
 
At 9 p.m. ET, “Harry’s Law” averaged a 1.2/3 in adults 18-49 and 7.0 million viewers overall.  In total viewers, the 10 original telecasts of “Harry Law” so far this fall have delivered NBC’s 10 biggest audiences in the time period on an in-season Wednesday since February 9.  Versus NBC’s total-viewer average in the time slot last season, this week’s “Harry’s Law” is up 22 percent (7.038 million vs. 5.752 million, “live plus same day,” non-sports).

Note that “Harry’s Law” has been adding 41 percent to these next-day “live plus same day” ratings when Nielsen issues “live plus seven day” results so far this season.

At 10 p.m. ET, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1.9/5 in 18-49, 6.9 million viewers overall) built on its lead-in by 58 percent in 18-49 rating while competing programs on ABC and CBS were down versus 9-10 p.m. results.

Note that “Law & Order: SVU” has been adding 45 percent to these next-day “live plus same day” ratings when Nielsen issues “live plus seven day” results so far this season.

(source; NBC)