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[06/17/14 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef" Powers FOX to Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/16/14):

FOX (5.376 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to originals from "MasterChef" (5.090 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "24: Live Another Day" (5.662 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4).

ABC (5.244 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then took home the silver with fresh installments of "The Bachelorette" (6.103 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and "Mistresses" (3.528 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

Next up was NBC (4.078 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with an encore of "Last Comic Standing" (3.152 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and a new two-hour "American Ninja Warrior" (4.541 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.766 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (4.721 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "Mom" (4.791 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "Mike & Molly" (5.622 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), another "Mike & Molly" (5.246 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) plus a special "48 Hours" (4.108 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

And finally, The CW (1.293 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.732 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.814 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and a new "Beauty and the Beast" (0.813 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Whose Line" posted a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and 0.4 rating at 8:30/7:30c while "Beast" managed a 0.2 rating.

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.3/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/17/13):

NBC (10.539 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) of course was the network to beat on Monday with the penultimate installment of "The Voice" (12.336 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.5, #1) and week two of "The Winner Is" (6.944 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

ABC (4.874 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then claimed a distant second place with new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (5.425 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and "Mistresses" (3.770 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.140 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) offered up its repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.582 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "Mike & Molly" (3.796 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "2 Broke Girls" (4.111 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), another "Mike & Molly" (4.333 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.508 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Next up was FOX (1.464 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) and its mix of "Raising Hope" (1.776 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10), "The Goodwin Games" (1.459 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11), "New Girl" (1.302 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "Anger Management" (1.318 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, a new "Oh Sit!" (0.889 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and a repeat of "The Carrie Diaries" (0.391 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) closed out the night on The CW (0.640 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Sit!" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Carrie" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.38% - The Voice
+5.26% - The Winner Is
-5.88% - The Bachelorette
-14.29% - Mistresses
-16.67% - The Goodwin Games
-25.00% - Oh Sit!

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Oh Sit! (vs. Breaking Pointe (Repeat))
+45.83% - The Voice (vs. America's Got Talent/American Ninja Warrior)
0.00% - The Winner Is (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-25.00% - Mistresses (vs. The Glass House)
-30.43% - The Bachelorette
-80.00% - The Goodwin Games (vs. Hell's Kitchen)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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