SpoilerTV - TV Spoilers


Ratings News - 15th May 2012 *Full Tables Added*

We'll have the full tables online shortly. Check the Twitter feed for updates.

Monday 5/14/12 Metered Markets
ABC Wins; Respectable Return for America’s Got Talent on NBC

ABC 8.7/14
CBS 6.8/11
NBC 5.9/ 9
Fox 4.5/ 7
CW 1.2/ 2

-Percent Change from Year-Ago Evening – Monday 5/16/11
NBC: +97, CBS: +24, CW: - 8, Fox: -12, ABC: -32


Dancing With the Stars (ABC), America’s Got Talent (NBC), How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Two and a Half Men (CBS), Mike & Molly (CBS), Hawaii Five-O (CBS)

-Honorable Mention:
The Bachelorette (ABC)

-Losers (excluding repeats):
Gossip Girl (CW), Hart of Dixie (CW)


-Rating Results:
ABC finished first in the overnights on this second Monday in May despite competing with the return of America’s Got Talent, now with Howard Stern, on NBC. Second overall was CBS, which featured a night of season-finales, followed by NBC, Fox and, of course, The CW.

A 90-minute edition of Dancing With the Stars on ABC topped the night with an 11.4 rating/17 share from 8-9:30 p.m. One year earlier, a two-hour edition scored a 14.9/22 on 5/16/11. Next on the alphabet net was the 90-minute season-premiere of The Bachelorette, which kicked-off with a 6.0/ 9 from 9:30-11 p.m. Comparably, that was right on par with the 6.4/11 for its two-hour year-ago launch on May 23, 2011. Consider this a positive return for summer guilty pleasure The Bachelorette.

Here is the half-hour breakdown for ABC last night:

Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
8:00 p.m.: 10.7/17 (#1)
8:30 p.m.: 11.3/17 (#1)
9:00 p.m.: 12.2/18 (#1)

The Bachelorette (ABC) – season premiere
9:30 p.m.: 6.6/10 (#3)
10:00 p.m.: 5.9/ 9 (#2)
10:30 p.m.: 5.6/ 9 (#2)

On NBC, the return of America’s Got Talent was on the map with a 6.6/10 from 8-10 p.m. And that was, comparably, on par with the 6.7/10 for the two-hour final performance show for The Voice one week earlier (which translated into 10.74 million viewers and a 3.8 rating/10 share among adults 18-49, based on the Live Plus Same Day ratings). But one year earlier, America’s Got Talent returned with a considerably stronger 9.2/15 in the overnights on Tuesday, 5/31/11. Note to NBC: Wait until the traditional season is over before you bring back America’s Got Talent.

Considering there is every reason to believe America’s Got Talent will increase in the less competitive environment next week, this is a “winning” return. What did you think of Howard Stern as the new judge? http://tinyurl.com/7jyno8k

At 10 p.m., Smash on NBC concluded its first season with a typical third-place 4.6/ 8 in the overnights. While certainly not a hit, you have do give the network credit for keeping Smash in the time period with originals for 15 consecutive weeks.

On CBS, a one-hour season-ending edition of How I Met Your Mother finished third with a 5.6/ 9 in the overnights from 8-9 p.m. Comparably, that was eight percent above the 5.2/ 8 on the year-ago evening. Next was the season-finale of healthy Two and a Half Men (#2: 7.5/11 at 9 p.m.), followed by the wedding of Mike & Molly (#1: 7.6/12 at 9:30 p.m.) and the second-season ender of Hawaii Five-O (#1: 7.3/12 at 10 p.m.).

Elsewhere, Fox filled the night with the season-finale of Bones (#4: 4.8/ 7) and the second-to-last episode of House (#4: 4.2/ 6), which officially concludes next week. And The CW aired the season-finales of Gossip Girl (#5: 1.2/ 2), which will exit next season, and surprise returnee Hart of Dixie (#5: 1.3/ 2).

Source: Nielsen Media Research data

Source: Marc Berman@TVMediaInsights

Problem Detected - Comments, Video and Images Not Loaded

If you're seeing this it means you're having trouble loading the site.

This is normally caused by an Extension/Addon installed in your Browser such as Adblock, Adblock Plus, Ghostery, Admuncher, AVAST! etc. You should try whitelisting www.spoilertv.com domains to ensure that all content is properly loaded.

See the Troubleshooting Guide Here
We welcome relevant, respectful comments.
Click here to Read our Comment Policy

Print FriendlyFull Screen

About The SpoilerTV Daily Newsreel

Every day 100's of items are submitted to us and we don't always have the time to make separate posts for the news and/or there is so much that it would quickly push all other items off the homepage.

So a result we've come up with the idea of the Newsreel, which will feature smaller shows and news items as they happen.

There will be a new Newsreel each day, and as news is added we will update the post and and push it back to the top of the site so that you can see that new items have been added. A tweet of the item will also be sent to our @SpoilerTV account.

New Items will be listed at the top of the article.

This will allow us to provide more news on more shows in a much more timely fashion
About Movie News Roundup

Rather that creating lots of new posts as new info is released and fragmenting the commentary, we thought it would be a good idea for the upcoming major movies to create a single post for each major movies that will collate all the info as it's posted.

New items will be added to the top of the list as well as the post being re-posted back to the top of the homepage when a new item is added. We will additionally send out a fresh tweet alerting you of the new information.

This will allow you to bookmark this page so that you can return to it whenever you like. It will also help consolidate all the discussion on this movie in a central place and make it less likely that you'll miss some key information.
SpoilerTV Comment Policy

We pride ourselves here at SpoilerTV with the quality, friendlyness and respectfullness of our community. All comments in English please.

Name-calling, personal attacks, spamming, excessive self-promotion, condescending pomposity, general assiness, racism, sexism, any-other-ism, homophobia, off-topicness, acrophobia, and destructive (versus constructive) criticism will get you BANNED from the party as will creating multiple accounts, actor abuse as well as other trollish behaviour.

If you have a problem with a comment, DO NOT REPLY TO IT.

Instead Click the Dropdown Icon/Arrow to the right of the offending comment and click the Flag link from the dropdown. Our Moderation Team will then deal with any inappropriate comments.

We hope you enjoy your time here at SpoilerTV
ADBlock Detected

It appears that you are running an adblocker such as Adblock, Adblock Plus, Ghostery, Admuncher, AVAST! etc.

Advertisments are our only source of revenue and they help ensure that the site remains free of charge and running.

We kindly ask that you consider whitelisting www.spoilertv.com so you don't hurt our revenue.

See the Guide Here for details about how to whitelist SpoilerTV

You can still use the site with Adblock although this nag screen will display. Whitelisting the site will remove this nag screen message.

Here at SpoilerTV we allow you to personalize your experience by allowing you to customize various items on the site. Close the popup to save your changes

Background Colour Picker
Enter the HEX Code of the colour you would like to use as a background. To get a HEX code goto the colour picker and pick your color then paste in the # number including the # at the front. eg #000000 is black #ffffff is white

Thumbnail Type
Rounded Sharp Circle
Square None Grid3 Grid2 Card
Theme Color
Light (Default)
Dark (Beta)
Unread Indicator
Unread Off (Default)
Unread On

Full or Minimal
Full (Default)
Minimal (Beta)
Banner Selector
All you need to do is to put a link to your banner in the box below and press the Click Button. (For best results your image should be 1090px wide and 200px high.). We have more banners in our Banner Gallery here.

Enter the URL of your Image or pick from one below