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[01/13/18 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Onto Top Spot
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 (1/12/18):

CBS (9.126 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) held onto the top spot on Friday with its mainstays "MacGyver" (8.091 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.264 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and "Blue Bloods" (10.023 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2).

FOX (2.902 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then took home the silver with a new "Hell's Kitchen" (3.560 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) and a repeat "9-1-1" (2.245 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Next up was NBC (3.525 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) with the winter premieres of "Blindspot" (3.567 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "Taken" (2.757 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and "Dateline NBC" (4.252 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.225 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) offered up originals from "Child Support" (4.119 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.294 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and "20/20" (3.263 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

And finally, a new "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.696 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.959 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) rounded out the night on The CW (0.827 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - Hell's Kitchen
+16.67% - Blindspot (vs. 12/22/17)
+11.11% - MacGyver
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 12/22/17)
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-11.11% - Child Support
-12.50% - 20/20
-14.29% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-16.67% - Hawaii Five-0

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Rosewood)
+14.29% - Dateline NBC
-9.09% - MacGyver
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
-12.50% - Blindspot (vs. Grimm)
-23.08% - Blue Bloods
-27.27% - Child Support (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-36.36% - 20/20
-37.50% - Taken (vs. Emerald City)
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-53.85% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Shark Tank)

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," 2.1/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 3.0/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.4/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/13/17):

CBS (9.200 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was the top draw on Friday with new episodes from "MacGyver" (7.715 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.544 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (10.340 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1).

ABC (5.893 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) however shared the demo crown with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (7.240 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1), "Dr. Ken" (4.913 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "Shark Tank" (5.794 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) and "20/20" (5.807 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

Next up was NBC (3.682 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its trio of "Grimm" (4.302 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Emerald City" (3.294 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Dateline NBC" (3.451 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.501 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments from "Rosewood" (2.855 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (2.147 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

And finally, the return of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.001 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and a new "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.567 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the night on The CW (0.784 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Rosewood
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Sleepy Hollow
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. 12/9/16)
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-7.14% - Shark Tank
-8.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-8.33% - MacGyver
-11.11% - Grimm
-13.33% - Last Man Standing
-18.18% - Dr. Ken
-21.43% - 20/20
-27.27% - Emerald City
-30.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 12/16/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Grimm (vs. Undateable/Superstore (Repeat))
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Reign)
0.00% - MacGyver (vs. Undercover Boss)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - 20/20
-7.14% - Shark Tank
-15.38% - Hawaii Five-0
-18.18% - Dr. Ken
-33.33% - Emerald City (vs. Dateline NBC)
-41.67% - Dateline NBC
-45.45% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-50.00% - Rosewood (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))

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," 2.5/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/3 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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