Program Ratings & Rankings

2012-’13 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: WEEK 33


Week 33: May 6-12, 2013

  • Nationally, Broadcast took 95 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 6.4 RA25-54. The Voice grabbed spots #2 and #4 with Monday’s 4.9 RA25-54 and Tuesday’s 4.7 RA25-54. Two & A Half Men was third (4.8 RA25-54) and NCIS was fifth (4.4 RA25-54). Rounding out the top ten were, in order, Modern Family, American Idol-Thursday, American Idol-Wednesday, Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy.
  • Cable’s highest rated program was ESPN’s NBA Playoffs, coming in at #41. TNT’s NBA Playoffs were next at #51, and USA’s WWE Entertainment came in at #80.
  • Program of the Week: Survivor: Caramoan on CBS crowned a new winner on Sunday. The 2-hour+ finale delivered a 3.6 RA25-54, while the reunion show afterwards delivered a 3.0 RA25-54. Local markets delivered as high as 78% greater with the finale.
  • Market of the Week: Cleveland took center stage as a 10-year nightmare for three women came to an end. Like in Boston just a few weeks prior, viewers flocked to their local broadcast news for all the latest information. News programs took two of the top 10 spots in Cleveland, as well as 8 of the top 25 spots.


National
S/O-S/O

Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast TV = 225.6 GRPs
Cable Nets = 8.7 GRPs

Cleveland
S/O-S/O

Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast Stations = 306.7 GRPs
Cable Nets = 36.8 GRPs

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

The Big Bang Theory 6.4
The Voice 4.9
Two & A Half Men 4.8
The Voice-Tue 4.7
NCIS 4.4
Modern Family 4.0
American Idol-Thu 3.8
American Idol-Wed 3.8
Scandal 3.8
Grey's Anatomy 3.7

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

The Big Bang Theory 9.5
Two & A Half Men 6.5
FOX 8 News at 10 6.3
American Idol-Wed 5.8
FOX 8 News Cut In 5.8
Once Upon A Time 5.5
American Idol-Thu 5.5
Modern Family 5.3
The Voice 5.3
2 Broke Girls 5.0

Survivor: Caramoan Finale
Top 5 Markets

A25-54 National St. Louis
(KMOV)
Minneapolis-St. Paul
(WCCO+)
Portland, OR
(KOIN)
Orlando-Daytona Bch
(WKMG)
Seattle
(KIRO)
3.6 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.4 4.8


Survivor: Caramoan Reunion
Top 5 Markets

A25-54 National Minneapolis-St. Paul
(WCCO+)
St. Louis
(KMOV)
Pittsburgh
(KDKA)
Portland, OR
(KOIN)
Charlotte
(WBTV)
3.0 5.9 5.1 4.5 3.9 3.9

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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