Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Spotted Ratings, Monday 10/7/13

  • Almost everything came down a little more on the third Monday of the broadcast season. It got particularly ugly for CBS' 10/9c occupant Hostages, down three more tenths, and it's now very tough to see the entire 15-episode string getting played out in this timeslot. While week two of We Are Men remained a clear CBS comedy weak link, it was only down 10% from the premiere. We'll see if CBS allows it to drag things down for a bit longer.
  • Promising newbies Sleepy Hollow and The Blacklist each ended up shedding two more tenths week-to-week in finals.
  • The CW's latest Surrender Monday lived up to the billing with Hart of Dixie a tick below its late-season level and Beauty and the Beast shedding two tenths in its first ep without a Vampire Diaries lead-in. They went 22% behind the already pathetic 90210/Gossip Girl lineup of a year ago (each show averaged a 0.45 using the half-hour breakdowns consulted in the Ty2y stat). Might some unlucky newbie end up inheriting the BatB slot at midseason?


A18-49 Skew Last LeLa Rank y2yTLa Ty2y
Dancing with the Stars Mon 2.0 20% +0%+0.0n/a 3/4 -5% +0% -6% 2.1
Castle 1.9 23% -14%-0.3+0.0 3/3 +0% -14% -14% 1.9
How I Met Your Mother 3.0 51% -3%-0.1n/a 3/3 -9% -3% -3% 3.0
We Are Men 1.8 42% -10%-0.2-0.1 2/2 n/a -10% -5% 1.7
2 Broke Girls 2.3 40% -4%-0.1-0.2 3/3 -34% -4% -32% 2.4
Mom 2.1 39% -5%-0.1-0.1 3/3 n/a -5% -25% 2.2
Hostages 1.2 29% -20%-0.3-0.1 3/3 n/a -20% -37% 1.2
The Voice Mon 4.6 40% -2%-0.1n/a 3/3 +0% -2% -5% 4.6
The Blacklist 3.1 35% -6%-0.2-0.1 3/3 n/a -6% +3% 2.6
Bones 2.1 37% -5%-0.1n/a 3/4 +0% -5% +5% 2.2
Sleepy Hollow 2.8 45% -7%-0.2-0.1 4/4 n/a -7% +211% 3.0
Hart of Dixie 0.4 49% n/an/an/a 1/1 -43% +33% -11% 0.4
Beauty and the Beast 0.3 44% n/an/an/a 1/1 -75% +0% -33% 0.3

KEY (click to expand)
A18-49 - Adults 18-49 rating. Percentage of US TV-owning adults 18-49 watching the program.
Skew - Percentage of adults 18-49 within the show's total viewership.
Last - A18-49 difference (percent and numerical) from the show's previous episode.
LeLa - A18-49 difference between the show's lead-in and its lead-in for the previous episode.
Rank - The A18-49 rating's rank among the show's episodes so far this season.
y2y - Percent difference between A18-49 and the show's rating a year ago.
TLa - Percent difference between A18-49 and the network's rating in the timeslot one week ago.
Ty2y - Percent difference between A18-49 and the network's rating in the timeslot one year ago.
True - A metric that adjusts the A18-49 rating for overall viewing levels, competition and lead-in. PRELIMINARY CALCULATION. For finals, see SpotVault.

(R) - Repeat.

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

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Spot said...

0.4s *with* a football pre-emption in the #1 TV market? I knew it would be an easy Under call, but I didn't expect Surrender Monday to fall short of the line in inflated prelims!

Spot said...

"We'll see if CBS allows it to drag things down for a bit longer"

Apparently not. I expected CBS to at least give it a couple more weeks, but this show was never going to make it. I hope that the remaining episodes are burned-off or at least put online.

Spot said...

I think it's more shocking that 2 Broke Girls got demoted to 8:30.

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