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[06/12/18 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Reclaim Top Spots
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 (6/11/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: A special report on the North Korean Summit aired from 9:00-9:30 p.m. ET on most networks.]

ABC (4.723 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was back on top on Monday thanks to a new "The Bachelorette" (5.540 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and a repeat "$100,000 Pyramid" (3.091 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

NBC (2.879 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then claimed the silver with encores of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (2.945 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "American Ninja Warrior: All-Stars Special" (2.846 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

Next up was CBS (4.181 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its lineup of "Mom" (4.933 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2), "Man with a Plan" (4.234 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "NCIS: New Orleans" (3.647 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9) and a new "Elementary" (4.313 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.356 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.898 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and a repeat "9-1-1" (1.815 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.789 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.004 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.982 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.391 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-12.50% - The Bachelorette
-20.00% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Supergirl (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+20.00% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-22.22% - So You Think You Can Dance
-75.44% - The Bachelorette (vs. NBA Finals, Game 5)

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," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; 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," 0.4/2.

· 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/12/17):

ABC (17.309 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.3, #1) scored a monster victory on Monday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (11.155 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.4, #3), "NBA Countdown" (12.975 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.4, #2) and "NBA Finals, Game 5" (19.932 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.5, #1).

NBC (4.730 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a distant second with the return of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.343 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (3.504 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5).

Next up was FOX (3.103 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with the season premieres of "So You Think You Can Dance" (3.584 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5) and "Superhuman" (2.624 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.830 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) opted for repeats of "Kevin Can Wait" (4.196 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "Man with a Plan" (3.967 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Mom" (4.117 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Life in Pieces" (3.546 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "Scorpion" (3.576 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, a repeat "Supergirl" (1.053 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13), a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.948 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a second "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.931 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.996 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Superhuman (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
+25.71% - NBA Countdown
+25.00% - NBA Finals, Game 5
+13.33% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night
+12.50% - So You Think You Can Dance
-25.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-26.32% - American Ninja Warrior
-40.00% - Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge

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," 1.7/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.2/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by NBA basketball.

· 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," delayed by NBA basketball.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" was delayed by NBA basketball.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/3 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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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