The Voice Premiere Ratings Down, DWTS Falls

The Voice ratings returned lower vs last fall’s opener. But it’s in good company. All veteran shows returned lower that last season. Even The Big Bang Theory–which won its time slot–is down vs last season. On it’s second week out, Dancing with the Stars is down vs last week’s season premiere.

Via TVByTheNumbers

On NBC, the season premiere of The Voice earned a 3.5, down from last fall’s 3.9 adults 18-49 rating. On ABC, Dancing with the Stars earned a 1.8, down from last week’s 2.3 adults 18-49 rating. The second season premiere of Scorpion earned a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating, down from the 3.2 last year’s series premiere earned, and even with the 2.2 last season’s finale earned.

8:00PM

CBS The Big Bang Theory -P 4.5 16 17.48
NBC The Voice -P 3.5 11 12.10
ABC Dancing With the Stars 1.8 6 11.62

FOX Gotham -P 1.6 5 4.49
CW Penn & Teller: Fool Us 0.4 1 1.34
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8:30PM

CBS Life in Pieces -P 2.7 9 11.52

9:00PM

CBS Scorpion -P 2.2 7 10.98
FOX Minority Report-P 1.1 3 3.09
CW Whose Line is it Anyway -R 0.4 1 1.32

9:30PM

CW Significant Mother 0.3 1 0.88

10:00PM

NBC Blindspot -P 3.1 10 10.60
CBS NCIS: Los Angeles -P 1.2 4 8.00
ABC Castle -P 1.2 4 7.09

Half hour breakdown via TVMediaInsights

8:00 p.m.

ABC – Dancing With the Stars
Viewers: 11.03 million (#2), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#3)

CBS – The Big Bang Theory (season premiere)
Viewers: 17.78 million (#1), A18-49: 4.5/16 (#1)

NBC – The Voice (season premiere)
Viewers: 10.54 million (#3), A18-49: 2.9/10 (#2)

Fox – Gotham (season premiere)
Viewers: 4.58 million (#4), A18-49: 1.6/ 6 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.18 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Dancing With the Stars
Viewers: 11.57 million (#2), A18-49: 1.9/ 6 (#3)

CBS – Life in Pieces (series premiere)
Viewers: 11.52 million (#3), A18-49: 2.7/ 9 (#2)

NBC – The Voice (season premiere)
Viewers: 11.99 million (#1), A18-49: 3.4/11 (#1)

Fox – Gotham (season premiere)
Viewers: 4.41 million (#4), A18-49: 1.6/ 5 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.51 million (#5), A18-49: 0.34/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Dancing With the Stars
Viewers: 12.08 million (#2), A18-49: 1.9/ 6 (#3)

CBS – Scorpion (season premiere)
Viewers: 11.32 million (#3), A18-49: 2.3/ 7 (#2)

NBC – The Voice (season premiere)
Viewers: 13.03 million (#1), A18-49: 3.7/11 (#1)

Fox – Minority Report (series premiere)
Viewers: 3.19 million (#4), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#4)

CW – Whose Line is it Anyway? (R)
Viewers: 1.32 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Dancing With the Stars
Viewers: 11.78 million (#2), A18-49: 1.8/ 5 (#3)

CBS – Scorpion (season premiere)
Viewers: 10.65 million (#3), A18-49: 2.0/ 6 (#2)

NBC – The Voice (season premiere)
Viewers: 13.02 million (#1), A18-49: 3.8/11 (#1)

Fox – Minority Report (series premiere)
Viewers: 2.99 million (#4), A18-49: 1.1/ 3 (#4)

CW – Significant Mother
Viewers: 882,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Castle (season premiere)
Viewers: 7.74 million (#3), A18-49: 1.3/ 4 (#2t)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (season premiere)
Viewers: 8.40 million (#2), A18-49: 1.3/ 4 (#2t)

NBC – Blindspot (series premiere)
Viewers: 11.39 million (#1), A18-49: 3.3/11 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Castle (season premiere)
Viewers: 6.45 million (#3), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#3)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (season premiere)
Viewers: 7.60 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 4 (#2)

NBC – Blindspot (series premiere)
Viewers: 9.90 million (#1), A18-49: 2.9/10 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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