Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Tuesday Night Ratings: New Low For SMASH

On Tuesday night, CBS was first in households (9.5/15) and viewers (15.19 million), and was second in both adults 25-54 (3.9/09) and adults 18-49 (2.6/07). FOX was the number one network in adults 18-49.

On The CW, HART OF DIXIE earned 0.6 among adults 18-49, even with last week, and was watched by 1.44 million.

On NBC, SMASH fell to a series low 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, down 22 percent from last week’s 0.9. The show had 2.61 million viewers.

ABC Family’s PRETTY LITTLE LIARS qualified as Tuesday’s #1 TV telecast for the 9th consecutive week in both Females 12-34 (1.56 million/3.4 rating) and Female Teens (616,000/5.2 rating) – each week since its Winter premiere – and was the #1 cable TV telecast in Women 18-34 (947,000/2.8 rating), Women 18-49 (1.26 million/2.0 rating) and Viewers 12-34 (1.80 million/2.0 rating).

Continuing to dominate Tuesday’s social media charts, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS was Tuesday’s #1 ‘most social’ TV series for the 9th consecutive week, according to SocialGuide, with 438,946 tweets (12.1 share) and 200,976 uniques (14.0 share). Impressively, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS nearly tripled the number of tweets of #2 TV series FOX’s AMERICAN IDOL (vs. 152,586) and number of uniques (vs. 77,916).

At 9 p.m., THE LYING GAME qualified as cable TV’s #1 scripted telecast in the hour in Females 12-34 (747,000/1.6 rating), was the #1 original scripted cable TV telecast Women 18-34 (404,000/1.2 rating), Women 18-49 (535,000/0.8 rating) and Viewers 12-34 (840,000/0.9 rating), and overall ranked as Tuesday’s #2 TV telecast in Female Teens (343,000/2.9 rating), behind only PLL.


  1. they should put it on Thursdays at 10, so the fan base can watch Glee at 9p on Fox and then switch to NBC at 10p for smash.

    I really prefered it when it was on Mondays.

  2. Damn shame, especially when you see crap like DUCK DYNASTY getting huge audiences.