The Sing-Off was up from last week at 1.7 but this was down 37% from last year’s season finale. What a disappointing result. I am now worried for The Voice which will air on Monday in 2012 — although, that show won’t see competition from Dancing with the Stars until March 2012. Let’s just hope for the best. Meanwhile, NBC needs to put The Sing-Off back for two-weeks in December where it belongs. Who knows, it may even beat The X Factor with a short season.
The rest of the numbers:
With an all-repeat lineup, CBS still bested Fox’s originals to win the night with adults 18-49 and total viewers.
Terra Nova and House were each up only a tenth versus last week (when CBS aired originals) to 2.2 and 2.6 adults 18-49 ratings respectively.
Terra Nova’s CGI “slashers” were no match for the classic 45 year old animated Dr. Seuss classic ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ or the more recent Shrek the Halls or the CBS repeats. The ‘Grinch’ was up 14% versus last year’s telecast and ‘Shrek the Halls’ was up 8%. You Deserve It fell 18% from last week’s premiere to a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating.
The finale of NBC’s The Sing Off was up vs. last week, but down 37% from last year’s short season (finale was on 12/20/10) to a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating.