‘The Voice’ Ranks #1 and #2 in18-49, as well as Total Viewers, 18-34, 25-54, Teens & Kids Among Primetime Series for the Week of April 15-21
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NBC wins Tuesday as ‘The Voice’ hits season highs in 18-49 and total viewers. Monday's airing delivered the show's highest ratings since March 2012.
With The Voice ranking #1 and #2 among primetime programs on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, total viewers, adults 18-34, adults 25-54, teens 12-17 and kids 2-11 for the week of April 15-21, NBC has delivered its highest weeklong 18-49 and total-viewer results in 14 weeks, according to "live plus same day" viewing data from Nielsen Media Research. For the week, NBC averaged a 1.8 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers overall.
NBC’s 1.8 rating in adults 18-49 pulled it within a tenth of a rating point of the 1.9 for #1 Fox. NBC ranked #1 for the week among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in women 18-49 and women 25-54 (tie). These are NBC’s highest weeklong 18-49 and total-viewer results since the week of January 7-13.
The Monday edition of The Voice ranked #1 virtually across the board among primetime telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, with the broad-based hit topping the rankers in adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, teens 12-17, kids 2-11, adults 35-49 and total viewers.
The Tuesday telecast of The Voice finished #2 for the week in adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, all key women categories, men 18-34 (tie), men 18-49, teens 12-17, kids 2-11, adults 35-49 and total viewers. This marks the first time The Voice has ranked #1 and #2 among primetime shows on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox for a week in total viewers.
Primetime averages for the week of April 15-21 in adults 18-49 are: Fox, 1.9/6; NBC, 1.8/5; CBS, 1.8/5; ABC, 1.4/4; and CW, 0.4/1. In overall total viewers, the weekly averages were: CBS, 8.3 million; ABC, 6.6 million; Fox, 5.6 million; NBC, 5.6 million; and CW, 1.2 million.
Season to date averages through eight weeks are: CBS, 3.0/8; Fox, 2.5/7; NBC, 2.4/7; ABC, 2.2/6; and CW, 0.7/2. In overall total viewers, the season averages are: CBS, 12.1 million; ABC, 7.8 million; Fox, 7.1 million; NBC, 7.0 million; and CW, 1.8 million.
For a full list of NBC highlights for last week, click here.