Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Spotted Ratings, Tuesday 3/27/12: Body Improof


WHAT MATTERS:
  • ABC got back into the Tuesday mix with the return of the Dancing with the Stars results, down 30% from the year-ago Tuesday premiere but, thanks to no Voice on the evening, still down less year-to-year than the first two Monday editions. The real story was the huge boost this provided to Body of Proof, which tied its second-best number of the season. There are just two more episodes left this season, but if it can maintain this level, it probably becomes a more interesting case than it's appeared for the last several months. 
  • Fox kept downticking with New Girl and Raising Hope, though the newly installed Hope repeat did make a tiny improvement on the week-ago I Hate My Teenage Daughter. And NBC took the biggest hit, with The Biggest Loser and and Fashion Star both down double-digits against relatively full-fledged competition.

FULL TABLE:

Info Show Timeslot TRUE
Viewers A18-49 SkewLast LeLa Avg Rank Tavg Lead
Dancing with the Stars Tue Spring (R)10.702.024%n/an/an/a1/1-8%n/a2.15
Dancing with the Stars Tue15.743.125%n/an/an/a1/1+33%+55%3.21
Body of Proof9.722.026%+43%+138%+18%2/18+7%-35%1.96
NCIS18.673.524%+3%n/a-11%16/19-11%n/a3.99
NCIS: Los Angeles14.753.026%+7%+3%-8%15/19-8%-14%2.83
Unforgettable10.512.126%+0%+7%-10%15/19-9%-30%2.10
The Biggest Loser5.652.045%-13%n/a-9%11/13-6%n/a2.06
Fashion Star4.001.548%-17%-13%-11%3/3-24%-25%1.51
Raising Hope3.811.550%-6%n/a-34%19/19-51%n/a1.51
Raising Hope (R)3.111.353%+30%+15%+42%1/7-59%-13%1.35
New Girl4.962.667%-4%+8%-26%18/18-29%+100%2.81
Breaking In2.701.466%+8%-4%-7%3/4-46%-46%1.13
902101.270.770%+0%n/a-4%8/20-0%n/a0.75
Ringer1.110.558%+0%+0%-23%12/19-16%-29%0.45

KEY (click to expand)
Viewers - The total number of viewers (age 2+, in millions) that watched the program.
A18-49 - Adults 18-49 rating. Percentage of US TV-owning adults 18-49 watching the program.
Skew - Percentage of the total audience that falls in the 18-49 demo.
Last - A18-49 percent difference from previous episode.
Lead - A18-49 percent difference from lead-in program.
LeLa - A18-49 percent difference between the show's lead-in and its lead-in for the previous episode.
Avg - A18-49 percent difference from the show's average demo for previous original episodes this season.
Rank - The A18-49 rating's rank among the show's episodes that have aired so far this season.
Tavg - A18-49 percent difference from its timeslot's previous original entertainment average this season.
TRUE - True Strength, a metric that adjusts the A18-49 rating for overall viewing levels, competition and lead-in. (Note: these are PRELIMINARY TRUE calculations. Finals come next week.)

(R) - Repeat.

Much more detail on these numbers at the New Daily Spotted Ratings page.

More Spotted Ratings in the Index.

3 comments:

Spot said...

The issue I have w/ taking the BOP number as any sign of a possible renewal shot is that ABC will judge the show's time w/out Dancing more heavily as to whether or not it's capable of being a viable show long term

Spot said...

Maybe they SHOULD do that, but they have kept many series alive for many years that were nothing more than decent pairings with a big hit, like Brothers & Sisters and Private Practice. That said, I dunno if this result is good enough for that kind of treatment.

Spot said...

Oh, yeah, I forgot, this is ABC we're talking about...

Too bad there's no one show out there that's aired behind the Fall and Spring Results show in the same season. That might help illuminate the situation further.

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