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[10/10/17 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, ABC Leads Total Viewers
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/9/17):

NBC (8.953 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) took home the demo honors on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (10.760 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and "The Brave" (5.341 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

ABC (9.601 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (9.108 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6) and "The Good Doctor" (10.589 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3).

Next up was CBS (7.216 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and its lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (13.048 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1), "9JKL" (7.743 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4), "Kevin Can Wait" (6.684 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "Me, Myself & I" (4.988 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9) and "Scorpion" (5.417 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.577 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up week two of "Lucifer" (3.300 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) and "The Gifted" (3.853 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

And finally, The CW (1.534 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) kicked off its fall lineup with the return of "Supergirl" (1.860 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and the launch of "Valor" (1.208 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Scorpion
+10.00% - Me, Myself & I
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - The Brave
-4.00% - The Voice
-6.25% - 9JKL
-6.67% - The Big Bang Theory
-18.18% - Lucifer
-18.75% - Dancing with the Stars
-20.00% - The Gifted
-20.83% - The Good Doctor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+111.11% - The Good Doctor (vs. Conviction)
+50.00% - Valor (vs. No Tomorrow (Repeat))
+9.09% - The Gifted (vs. Lucifer)
-15.15% - The Big Bang Theory
-17.24% - The Voice
-17.65% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-18.18% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-18.75% - Dancing with the Stars
-20.00% - The Brave (vs. Timeless)
-23.08% - Scorpion
-28.57% - 9JKL (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
-35.29% - Me, Myself & I (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-54.55% - Supergirl

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/5 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/10/16):

NBC (9.611 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (11.171 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2) and "Timeless" (6.491 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7).

CBS (8.274 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (14.060 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1), "Kevin Can Wait" (8.805 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), the return of "2 Broke Girls" (6.636 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), a second "2 Broke Girls" (6.223 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4) and "Scorpion" (6.961 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8).

Next up was ABC (8.517 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its duo of "Dancing with the Stars" (10.450 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6) and "Conviction" (4.652 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.533 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "Gotham" (3.353 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "Lucifer" (3.714 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

And finally, The CW (1.933 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the evening with the season premiere of "Supergirl" (3.025 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and an encore "No Tomorrow" (0.843 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - Gotham
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Lucifer
-2.94% - The Big Bang Theory
-5.88% - Dancing with the Stars
-10.00% - Conviction
-12.50% - Kevin Can Wait
-21.05% - Timeless
-23.53% - Scorpion

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+266.67% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+57.14% - Lucifer (vs. Minority Report)
+18.18% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
+10.53% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Life in Pieces)
-5.56% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-5.88% - Dancing with the Stars
-9.38% - The Voice
-13.16% - The Big Bang Theory
-25.00% - Conviction (vs. Castle)
-26.67% - Gotham
-40.00% - Timeless (vs. Blindspot)

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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