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Ratings News - 27th November 2013

Today's Early Overnight Ratings

This table shows the early overnight ratings. These ratings are normally adjusted later in the day when all the ratings have been consolidated to take into account any local preemptions and/or overruns. You can find all the final adjusted numbers in our Ratings Database. (See the About section below for details about ratings)

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Early Ratings Analysis

The analysis below is based on the early household numbers and are NOT the same as the numbers that will be posted in the above table later. (See the About section below)

For more information on the Nielsen Ratings see this Wikipedia Entry.

NOTE: The opinions expressed here are NOT those of SpoilerTV but of the Author of this Article, Marc Berman.

Tuesday 11/26/13 Metered Market Ratings
ABC Dances to Victory

ABC 8.3/14
CBS 7.0/12
NBC 5.0/ 8
Fox 2.3/ 4
CW 1.6/ 3

-Percent Change from Year-Ago Evening – Tuesday 11/27/12:
CW: +60, NBC: + 4, Fox: – 8, ABC: -12, CBS: -23


“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (ABC), “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” R (CBS), “Dancing With the Stars” (ABC), “NCIS: Los Angeles” (CBS), “The Voice” (NBC), “Person of Interest” (CBS)

-Honorable Mention:
“The Originals” (CW)

-Losers (excluding repeats):
“Dads” (Fox), “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Fox), “New Girl” (Fox), “The Mindy Project” (Fox)


-Ratings Breakdown:
The two-hour “Dancing With the Stars” season-ender lifted ABC to Tuesday overnight victory, with a 19 percent advantage over second-place CBS. But the race among adults 18-49 (and the other key young adult demos) could be neck-and-neck between CBS and NBC.

Minus CBS’ “NCIS” in the competitive mix, ABC opened with freshman drama “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” at an above average 5.9 rating/10 share in the overnights at 8 p.m. Comparably, that was 31 percent above the 4.5/ 8 on the week-ago Tuesday (4.5/ 7), and it tied an encore of annual CBS holiday special “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” for first in the hour. Both are expected to resonate in the young adult demos.

Next was the aforementioned “Dancing With the Stars” season-finale at a 9.5/16 from 9-11 p.m., which was 17 percent below the 11.5/18 for the year-ago season-ender (on 11/27/12). SPOILER ALERT: If you do not want to know who won the mirror ball trophy skip the remainder of this paragraph. While congratulations do, of course, go to “Glee” star Amber Riley, the one who should have really won…and did not even make it into the final four…was Elizabeth Berkeley. Also exiting too soon was “Jersey Shore” star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and everyone’s favorite, Valerie Harper, who was happily part of the festivities last night. We are all rooting for you, Valerie!

Leading out of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” were second place overnight finishes for “NCIS: Los Angeles” (7.4/12) and “Person of Interest” (7.7/13) on CBS from 9-11 p.m.

Over at NBC, “The Voice” was the top attraction, of course, with a third-place 6.3/10 from 9-10 p.m. But opposite “Dancing With the Stars,” it dipped by 15 percent from the 7.4/12 one week earlier. At 8 p.m. on NBC was reliable “The Biggest Loser” at a third-place 4.4/ 7. And relocated “Chicago Fire” capped off the night with a third-place 4.4/ 7, which was 31 percent below the 9:30 p.m. portion of “The Voice” (6.4/10).

Elsewhere, Fox finished a distant fourth in each of its four half-hours with its sitcom line-up of “Dads” (2.2/ 4), “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (2.5/ 4), “New Girl” (2.6/ 4) and “The Mindy Project” (1.9/ 5). And The CW had typical overnight performances care of its successful pairing of “The Originals” (#5: 1.7/ 3), which was 42 percent above year-ago occupant “Hart of Dixie” (1.2/ 2 on 11/27/12) and veteran “Supernatural” (#5: 1.5/ 20, which was 67 percent above failed year-ago occupant “Emily Owens, M.D.” (0.9/ 1).

As a reminder, Tuesday on Fox will feature freshman comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” at a new time, 9:30 p.m., effective on Feb. 4 (and in place of “The Mindy Project,” which is taking a break until April 1). And “Glee” moves into the Tuesday 8 p.m. hour on Feb. 25 (with “Dads” at 8 p.m. taking a rest).

Source: Nielsen Media Research data

Source: Marc Berman@tvmediainsights

About the Daily Ratings

Each day (except Sunday) during the main TV Season we post the TV Ratings for the previous nights primetime shows for the major broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, NBC). Cable Network ratings will be added to the Ratings Database.

The first item that gets posted (normally around 2pm GMT) is the early overnight analysis based on the early household numbers (these are not the same as the Total Viewers and 18-49 Demo numbers that are posted later).

Next, if available, we will post the Top 25 Market 18-49 Ratings to give you a rough idea of the ratings to following.

Later on (normally between 4pm-5pm GMT) we post the official early overnight Total Viewers and 18-49 Demo numbers in the table above.

Finally, later in the evening (10pm-11pm GMT) or the following day, the final adjusted ratings numbers are released, these are then posted in the Ratings Database. The Final Adjusted numbers are what we use for all our Renew/Cancellation Tables, Full Season Tables, Ratings Scorecards etc (see below). Friday's Final Adjusted Ratings are normally available on the following Monday.

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