NBC's GO ON, NEW NORMAL Rank No. 2 in Time Periods
NBC has won its 6th consecutive Tuesday in 18-49 with the #1 show of the night, THE VOICE and the #1 drama on ABC, CBS or NBC at 10 PARENTHOOD. GO ON and THE NEW NORMAL rank #2 in 18-49 in their time periods.
With their first telecasts in three weeks, GO ON and PARENTHOOD are down just a tenth of a point from their prior episodes and NEW NORMAL is up a tenth.
* From 8-9:01 p.m. ET, THE VOICE (3.8/11 in 18-49, 11.0 million viewers overall) scored the #1 18-49 rating of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, winning the time period by a 27 percent margin (with a 3.8 rating vs. a 3.0 for CBS's second-place NCIS) and also topping ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS Results Show by 100 percent (3.8 vs. 1.9). THE VOICE is up 90 percent versus NBC's average in the time period last season in 18-49 rating (3.8 vs. 2.0) and up 80 percent in total viewers (10.984 million vs. 6.116 million).
* Despite last week's Tuesday preemption for election coverage, THE VOICE delivered gains versus the comparable results show from the prior cycle of 9 percent in 18-49 rating (with a 3.8 vs. a 3.5 from 9-10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10) and 22 percent in total viewers (10.984 million vs. 8.999 million). "The Voice" grew by 0.5 of a point in 18-49 or 14 percent from half-hour to half-hour (to a 4.1 from a 3.6) and by 9 percent in total viewers (11.4 million vs. 10.5 million).
* From 9:01-9:31 p.m. ET GO ON (2.3/6 in 18-49, 6.3 million viewers overall) finished #2 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, ahead of Fox's NEW GIRL and ABC's HAPPY ENDINGS in adults 18-49 and total viewers and within 0.5 of a rating point of #1 in the slot in 18-49 (2.3 vs. 2.8 for CBS's NCIS in the half-hour).
* With its first Tuesday telecast in three weeks, GO ON retained 96% of the 2.4 for its prior edition in 18-49 and is currently showing total-viewers growth of 3 percent (6.318 million vs. 6.117 million).
* From 9:31-10:01 p.m. ET, THE NEW NORMAL (1.8/5 in 18-49, 4.7 million in total viewers) finished #2 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and total viewers.
* With its first telecast in three weeks, THE NEW NORMAL is up 6% versus the 1.7 for its most recent episode in 18-49 and up 10 percent in total viewers (4.748 million vs. 4.329 million).
* From 10:01-11 p.m. ET, PARENTHOOD (1.8/5 in 18-49, 4.7 million in total viewers) is the #1 drama on ABC, CBS and NBC in the time period in adults 18-49, topping CBS's VEGAS by a 13 percent margin (1.8 vs. 1.6) and ABC's PRIVATE PRACTICE by 64 percent (1.8 vs. 1.1). In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, PARENTHOOD tied for #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in the key news demos of adults 25-54 (2.2 rating each for PARENTHOOD and VEGAS).
* With its first telecast in three weeks, PARENTHOOD retained 95% of the 1.9 for its prior edition in 18-49
* Keep in mind that last season, PARENTHOOD originals added an average of 47 percent to these next-day "live plus same day" ratings in 18-49 when Nielsen reported "live plus seven day" results.
In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:
* In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH Jay Leno, 2.6/7; CBS's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of NIGHTLINE, 3.0/8; and Jimmy Kimmel LIVE, 1.8/6.
* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH Jay Leno, 0.9/4; LATE SHOW, 0.5/3; NIGHTLINE, 1.0/5; and Jimmy Kimmel LIVE, 0.6/3.
* At 12:35 a.m., LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's LATE LATE SHOW WITH Craig Ferguson (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, LATE NIGHT (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped LATE LATE SHOW (0.4/2).
* 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.