Program Ratings & Rankings

2012-’13 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: WEEK 32


Week 32: April 29 – May 5, 2013

  • Nationally, Broadcast took 96 of the top 100 and 49 of the top 50 Adult 25-54 Total Day programs.
  • The Big Bang Theory was the highest-rated program with a 6.7 RA25-54. The Voice took the next two spots, with Monday’s episode delivering a 5.4 RA25-54, and Tuesday’s episode a 4.8 RA25-54.Two & A Half Men (4.6 RA25-54) and NCIS (4.5 RA25-54) round out the top 5.
  • Cable’s highest rated program was HIST’s Swamp People, coming in at #69. USA’s WWE Entertainment was next, coming in at #73.
  • Program of the Week: The Kentucky Derby on NBC delivered a 4.3 RA25-54, good for seventh place. Local market deliveries were as much as 47% greater than the national average. All eyes will be on the horse Orb on May 18th at The Preakness Stakes, in hopes of a second win, and a potential Triple Crown.
  • Market of the Week: Of the 25 LPM markets, Baltimore had the highest delivery with The Kentucky Deby, delivering a 6.3 RA25-54. It ranked fourth for the week in the market, behind The Big Bang Theory (9.9 RA25-54), NCIS (8.6 RA25-54) and
    The Voice-Tue (6.6 RA25-54).


National
S/O-S/O

Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast TV = 229.5 GRPs
Cable Nets = 6.4 GRPs

Baltimore
S/O-S/O

Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast Stations = 271.5 GRPs
Cable Nets = 40.1 GRPs

National Weekly Top 10
S/O-S/O RA25-54

The Big Bang Theory 6.7
The Voice 5.4
The Voice-Tue 4.8
Two & A Half Men 4.6
NCIS 4.5
Modern Family 4.3
Kentucky Derby 4.3
American Idol-Wednesday 3.8
Grey's Anatomy 3.7
American Idol-Thursday 3.6

Baltimore Weekly Top 10
S/O-S/O RA25-54

The Big Bang Theory 9.9
NCIS 8.6
The Voice-Tue 6.6
Kentucky Derby 6.3
NCIS: LA 5.9
The Voice 5.9
Two & A Half Men 5.9
Mike & Molly 5.7
FOX Saturday Baseball 5.7
2 Broke Girls 5.4

Kentucky Derby
Top 5 Markets

A25-54 National Baltimore
(WBAL)
Orlando-Daytona Bch
(WESH)
Washinton, DC
(WRC)
Denver
(KUSA)
Atlanta
(WXIA)
4.3 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.9 5.6

Weekly Top 100
Broadcast & Cable National Rankings

Adults 18-49

Adults 25-54


S/O-S/O = Sign-On to Sign-Off.
Source:  The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day estimates, Top 10 programs = programming 5 min. or more.

 



 
 
 

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