Primetime Ratings: CBS Holiday Specials Down From Last YearFox comedies post double-digits losses 12/05/2012 11:32:11 AM Eastern
CBS' annual holiday specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed
Reindeer and the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show were both down from
their year-ago telecasts with adults 18-49 on Tuesday. Rudolph drew a 2.9
at 8 p.m., which was down 28%, while the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
fell 24% to a 3.5 at 10 p.m. CBS won the night with an overall 2.8 rating/8
share, according to Nielsen overnight numbers.
NBC was in second with a 2.4/7. The Voice was down
11% to a 3.4, while Go On and The New Normal were both even at
2.5 and 1.7, respectively. Parenthood fell 6% to a 1.7.
Fox finished third with a 1.5/4 as its Tuesday comedy block
suffered double-digit losses. Raising Hope was down 22% to a 1.4 while Ben
and Kate was off by 21% to a 1.1. New Girl and The Mindy Project
both fell 13% to a 2.0 and 1.3, respectively.
ABC came in fourth with a 1.4/4. A special Shark Tank
drew a 1.7 at 8 p.m., down 11% from its last airing on Nov. 16. Happy
Endings improved 18% from two weeks ago to a 1.3 while Don't Trust the
B---- in Apt. 23 was also up 33% to a 1.2. Private Practice
fell 8% to a 1.2.
The CW rounded out the evening with a 0.5/1. Hart of
Dixie was up a tenth with 18-49s with a 0.6 and even with 18-34s at
0.6 also. The canceled Emily Owens, M.D. was up a tenth in
18-49s to a 0.4 and even with 18-34s with a 0.3.