Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Spotted Ratings, Saturday 4/5/14

  • CBS had another brutal year-to-year Saturday since they lost the Final Four to Turner per the companies' March Madness arrangement. Turner had the main telecasts on TBS (2.07 for Florida/Connecticut, 3.40 for Kentucky/Wisconsin), but also had "teamcasts" on TNT/TruTV which were more friendly toward the individual schools. Florida/Connecticut had 1.03 TNT/0.33 TruTV, Kentucky/Wisconsin a 1.33 TNT/0.54 TruTV. Adding the teamcast numbers gets the later game (UK/Wisconsin) at least somewhat close to the 5.7 it scored in CBS primetime last year.
  • The Saturday half-hour breakdowns were missing on my sheet this week, which normally I wouldn't sweat too much. But this time it's kinda a bummer because the two-hour finale of Rake had a preliminary 0.1 (zero point one) in the 8:30 half-hour, which I believe would be the first time a big four network averaged that for a half-hour. So I can't make that official, but both of Rake's episodes still tied the all-time low for a full program at 0.2.


A18-49 Skew Last LeLa Rank y2yTLa Ty2y
Agents of SHIELD (R) 0.4 30% +60% -11% 0.5
20/20 (R) 0.7 36% +56% +8% 1.1
Nightline Primetime 0.8 31% +33%+0.2+0.2 1/4 n/a +45% +33% 1.1
Person of Interest (R) 0.4 20% -27% -92% 0.5
Criminal Minds (R) 0.6 25% +9% -88% 0.9
48 Hours 0.8 23% +0%+0.0+0.1 11/22 n/a -6% -85% 1.1
Dateline (R) 0.9 23% +13% +50% 1.2
Saturday Night Live (R) 0.7 37% +0% +8% 1.0
Rake 0.2 25% -50%-0.2n/a 11/11 n/a -50% -71% 0.3
Rake 0.2 23% +0%+0.0n/a 11/12 n/a -33% -60% 0.5

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.

More Spotted Ratings in the Index.

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