‘Fear’ scares competish

Morning Ratings Flash - Rick Kissell

Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers.

From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while lead-out drama “Las Vegas” also topped its hour in key demos (4.7/12 in adults 18-49, 11.6 million viewers overall). “The Restaurant” finished out the night for NBC with another third-place showing (3.6/10 in adults 18-49, 7.8 million viewers overall) but it was up vs. its week-earlier premiere.

CBS ran second in 18-49, paced by repeats of “CSI: Miami” (4.6/12 in adults 18-49, 13.3 million viewers overall) and “Everybody Loves Raymond” (4.2/11 in adults 18-49, 13.1 million viewers overall), and ABC finished third with a nice showing for a repeat of “The Sixth Sense” (3.4/9 in adults 18-49, 8.6 million viewers overall).

Over at Fox, “The Swan” continues to generate solid numbers (4.1/10 in adults 18-49, 8.5 million viewers overall), again building on its lead-in and showing considerable growth on the half-hour.

Preliminary 18-49 averages for the night: NBC, 4.5/12; CBS, 3.7/10; ABC, 3.4/9; Fox, 3.2/9; WB, 2.1/6; UPN, 1.4/4.

In total viewers: CBS, 11.4 million; NBC, 10.7 million; ABC, 8.6 million; Fox, 6.6 million; WB, 5.7 million; UPN, 3.3 million.

More TV

  • Discovery Extends CEO David Zaslav's Contract

    Discovery Extends CEO David Zaslav's Contract Through 2023

    Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers. From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while […]

  • Janina Gavankar

    Eka Darville, Janina Gavankar, Italia Ricci Join North Fork TV Festival Lineup

    Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers. From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while […]

  • Alice Wetterlund

    'Silicon Valley' Actress Calls T.J. Miler a 'Bully,' Cast Members 'Complicit'

    Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers. From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while […]

  • Troy Searer, Jesse Angelo

    New York Post Launches TV Division (EXCLUSIVE)

    Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers. From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while […]

  • Anderson Cooper Facebook Watch

    Facebook Watch's News Programs Need to Look Less Like TV and More Like Facebook (Column)

    Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers. From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while […]

  • Captain Marvel

    On-Location Filming Slides 5.2% in Los Angeles for Second Quarter

    Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers. From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while […]

  • THE VIEW - Paula Faris is

    Paula Faris Will Leave 'View,' Weekend 'GMA" for New ABC News Role

    Another powerful perf by “Fear Factor” helped NBC capture a low-key Monday in key demo categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. CBS led the night in total viewers. From 8 to 9, “Fear Factor” (5.3/16 in adults 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall) delivered the best 18-49 result for any program on the night, while […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content