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[04/24/18 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Voice" Edge ABC, "Idol"
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 (4/23/18):

NBC (6.895 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) held off the competition on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (8.275 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Good Girls" (4.135 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7).

ABC (6.472 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a close second with originals from "American Idol" (7.589 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "The Crossing" (4.239 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Next up was CBS (5.258 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its repeat mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.413 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "Young Sheldon" (6.056 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), another "Young Sheldon" (5.861 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), another "The Big Bang Theory" (5.545 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) plus "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018" (3.836 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.372 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up fresh installments of "Lucifer" (2.820 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "The Resident" (3.923 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.377 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "iZombie" (0.713 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (1.045 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - American Idol
0.00% - The Crossing
0.00% - Lucifer
-10.00% - Good Girls
-11.11% - The Resident
-11.76% - The Voice
-20.00% - Supergirl
-33.33% - iZombie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Crossing (vs. Quantico)
+14.29% - The Resident (vs. APB)
+14.29% - The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018 (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
+12.50% - Good Girls (vs. Taken)
0.00% - iZombie (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-12.50% - American Idol (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
-20.00% - Supergirl
-21.05% - The Voice
-22.22% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)

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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

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

· 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. 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 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 (4/24/17):

NBC (7.719 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the demo champ on Monday with originals from "The Voice" (9.267 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "Taken" (4.625 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

ABC (7.856 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the number two draw with new episodes from "Dancing with the Stars" (10.322 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "Quantico" (2.925 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11).

Next was up CBS (4.508 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.363 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3), "Superior Donuts" (4.836 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "Kevin Can Wait" (4.341 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (3.385 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and "Scorpion" (4.061 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.843 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up the return of "Gotham" (2.911 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) and the season finale of "APB" (2.775 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments from "Supergirl" (1.808 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.868 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (1.338 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - APB
0.00% - Quantico
-5.00% - The Voice
-5.88% - Dancing with the Stars
-11.11% - Taken
-18.18% - Gotham
-28.57% - Supergirl
-50.00% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Supergirl (vs. Reign)
+50.00% - Gotham (vs. Gotham (Repeat))
-9.52% - The Voice
-11.11% - Dancing with the Stars
-42.86% - Taken (vs. Blindspot)
-45.45% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-46.15% - APB (vs. Lucifer)
-50.00% - Jane the Virgin

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," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 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," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 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 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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