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NBC's THE VOICE, THE BLACKLIST Are Monday's #1 & #2 Shows

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NBC's THE VOICE, THE BLACKLIST Are Monday's #1 & #2 Shows

NBC won the night among the Big 4 in adults 18-49, taking six of six half-hours with the #1 and #2 shows of the night on those nets, "The Voice" and "The Blacklist." For the night, NBC was #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in all key demographics - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.



"The Voice" (2.9 rating, 9 share in adults 18-49, 11.0 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET) is the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49 and other key demos. In the time period, "The Voice" is #1 among the Big 4 networks in every key demo.



"The Voice" is #1 in the slot among the Big 4 by a 38% margin (with a 2.9 rating vs. a 2.1 for the #2 show on those nets, ABC's "Dancing With the Stars").



"The Blacklist" (2.8/8 in adults 18-49, 11.2 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) is matching its highest adult 18-49 rating since Feb. 24 and is the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 behind only "The Voice."



In the time period, "The Blacklist" is #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in every key ratings measure - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. "The Blacklist" is #1 among those networks in 18-49 by a 56% margin (with a 2.8 rating vs. a 1.8 for ABC's #2 "Castle"). Versus NBC's averages in the time period last season, "The Blacklist" is up +40% in 18-49 (2.8 vs. 2.0, L+SD, non-sports) and up +95% in total viewers (11.185 million vs. 5.746 million).



L+7 Time-Shifting: The March 31 "Blacklist" grew in L+7 by 72% or 1.99 rating points in 18-49 (to a 2.77 from a 1.76) and by 5.9 million viewers overall (17.3 million vs. 11.4 million).





In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday night:



In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 3.0/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.



In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.3/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.



From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.



From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).



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.





For the Week:



With Monday's edition of "The Voice" tying for the week's #1 rating in adult 18-49 among Primetime programs on the Big 4 networks, NBC has averaged a 1.4 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 5.4 million viewers overall for the week of April 14-20, according to "live plus same day" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.



The Monday and Tuesday editions of "The Voice" generated two of the week's top three 18-49 ratings on the Big 4 networks, with Monday's telecast tied with ABC's "Scandal" season finale for #1 and Tuesday's show ranking #3. Joining them among the week's top 30 Primetime programs on the Big 4 are: "About a Boy" (tied for #17), "Chicago Fire" (tied for #21), Monday's "Blacklist" encore (tied for #28) and "Growing Up Fisher" (tied for #28). The Monday and Tuesday telecasts of "The Voice" ranked #1 and #2 for the week on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in adults 25-54 and teens 12-17.



Among the NBC shows preempted or in rebroadcast last week were "The Blacklist," "Revolution," "Law & Order: SVU," "Chicago P.D." and "Grimm."



Thru the season's 30th week (thru April 20), NBC has won 80 nights in adults 18-49 among the Big 4 networks, more NBC nightlong wins than for any full September-to-May season since 2003-04 (83 wins).



Through 30 weeks of the season, NBC ranks #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, all key adult-female demos and other key measures. It's the first time NBC has ranked #1 in 18-49 this late in the season in 10 years (since the 2003-04 season).



NBC's 2.8 rating in adults 18-49 is the network's top average at this point in the season in four years (since a 2.8 in 2009-10).



Versus one year ago, NBC is up 17% season to date in adults 18-49 (2.8 vs. 2.4).



In total viewers, NBC ranks #2 for the season with an average of 9.6 million viewers, which is its biggest overall audience 30 weeks into the season in eight years (since 2005-06, 9.9 million). Versus one year ago, NBC is up 37% season to date in total viewers (9.6 million vs. 7.0 million). It's the first time NBC has ranked #2 in total viewers at this point in the season in 10 years (since the 2003-04 season).



WEEKLY RESULTS

Adults 18-49, L+SD

Net... Week 30, 2012-13... Week 30, 2013-14...Diff

NBC...1.8...1.4...Down 22%

CBS...1.8...1.4... Down 22%

ABC...1.4...1.5... Up 7%

Fox...1.9...1.3...Down 32%



Total Viewers, L+SD

Net... Week 30, 2012-13... Week 30, 2013-14...Diff

NBC...5.535 million ...5.418 million...Down 2%

CBS...8.260 million...7.859 million...Down 5%

ABC...6.624 million ...6.454 million...Down 3%

Fox...5.596 million ...4.027 million...Down 28%



SEASON AVERAGES

Adults 18-49, "Most Current"

Net... STD '12-13... STD '13-14...Diff

NBC...2.4...2.8...Up 17%

CBS...3.0...2.4...Down 20%

ABC...2.2...2.1...Down 5%

Fox...2.5...2.6...Up 4%



Total Viewers, "Most Current"

Net... STD '12-13... STD '13-14...Diff

NBC...7.034 million ...9.616 million...Up 37%

CBS...12.077 million...10.824 million... Down 10%

ABC...7.844 million ...7.523 million...Down 4%

Fox...7.078 million ...7.601 million...Up 7%





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."

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