Program Ratings & Rankings

2012-’13 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: WEEK 34


Week 34: May 13-19, 2013

  • Nationally, Broadcast took 92 of the top 100 and 50 of the top 50 Adult 25-54 Total Day programs.
  • The Big Bang Theory was the highest-rated program with a 6.0 RA25-54. Rounding out the top 5 included NCIS (4.9 RA25-54), American Idol-Thursday (4.8 RA25-54), Modern Family (4.4 RA25-54) and The Voice (4.4 RA25-54).
  • Cable’s highest rated program was TNT’s NBA Playoffs, coming in at #51. ESPN’s NBA Playoffs were next at #57, and HIST’s Swamp People came in at #65.
  • Program of the Week: The Billboard Music Awards on ABC delivered a 3.9 RA25-54, good for the #9 spot in the Top 100. Local markets delivered as high as 64% greater with the special.
  • Market of the Week: The Billboard Music Awards came in fifth place in our market of the week, Charlotte, delivering a 5.3 RA25-54. Also in the Top 5 were The Big Bang Theory (7.1 RA25-54), American Idol-Thursday (6.2 RA25-54), Modern Family (5.7 RA25-54) and NCIS (5.5 RA25-54).


National
S/O-S/O

Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast TV = 214.9 GRPs
Cable Nets = 12.6 GRPs

Charlotte
S/O-S/O

Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast Stations = 241.1 GRPs
Cable Nets = 41.6 GRPs

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

The Big Bang Theory 6.0
NCIS 4.9
American Idol-Thu 4.8
Modern Family 4.4
The Voice 4.4
The Big Bang Theory (Sp) 4.4
The Voice-Tue 4.3
American Idol-Wed 4.0
Billboard Music Awards 3.9
Scandal 3.8

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

The Big Bang Theory 7.1
American Idol-Thu 6.2
Modern Family 5.7
NCIS 5.5
Billboard Music Awards 5.3
Nascar Sprint 5.2
Scandal 5.2
American Idol-Wed 5.1
DWTS - The Results 5.1
NCIS: LA 5.0

Billboard Music Awards on ABC
Top 5 Markets

A25-54 National Atlanta
(WSB)
New York
(WABC)
Detroit
(WXYZ)
Charlotte
(WSOC)
Los Angeles
(KABC)
Orlando-Daytona Bch
(WFTV)
3.9 6.4 6.2 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.1

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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