A strong showing from The Voice and improvement
in Smash led NBC to victories in both HHs and A18-49 on
Monday. For the night, NBC averaged an 8.1/13 to ABC’s
5.1/8, CBS’ 4.5/7 for its night of repeats, Fox’s 3.5/5 for a
two hour Alcatraz and the CW’s 0.8/1. In A18-49, NBC’s
4.9/13 topped ABC’s 2.1/6, the 1.8/5s earned by both CBS
and Fox and the CW’s 0.4/1.
The Voice started NBC’s night with a 9.6/14 in HHs
and a 6.1/16 in A18-49. The demo rating was up 13%
from last week when competition came from the Daytona
500. Smash followed with a 5.1/8-2.7/7, both numbers
first in the time period against reruns on CBS and ABC.
Smash’s demo number was up 17% week over week.
ABC got a 5.4/8-2.5/6 for The Bachelor: The Women
Tell All. The CW was also in repeats.