or


[07/17/18 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/16/18):

ABC (5.329 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with fresh installments from "The Bachelorette" (6.265 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "The Proposal" (3.456 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

NBC (5.072 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home the silver with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (5.176 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (4.866 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.128 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.414 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) and a repeat "9-1-1" (1.842 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.821 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up a rebroadcast of "TKO: Total Knock Out" (2.614 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #6) followed by new episodes of "Salvation" (2.479 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Elementary" (3.371 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

And finally, originals from "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.400 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.990 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.932 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) rounded out the night on The CW (1.180 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Dateline NBC
+15.38% - The Bachelorette
+10.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - The Proposal
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Salvation
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
+33.33% - The Proposal (vs. Battle of the Network Stars (Repeat))
-6.25% - The Bachelorette
-10.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge)
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance
-21.43% - American Ninja Warrior
-33.33% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-50.00% - Salvation (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/17/17):

NBC (5.098 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) was the top overall draw on Monday with new episodes of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.754 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (3.787 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3).

ABC (4.898 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) however shared in the demo victory with a new "The Bachelorette" (6.136 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and a rebroadcast of "Battle of the Network Stars" (2.423 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was CBS (3.574 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (3.844 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Man with a Plan" (3.497 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Mom" (3.709 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Life in Pieces" (3.251 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Scorpion" (3.572 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.336 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) served up new episodes from "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.859 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) and "Superhuman" (1.812 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11).

And finally, a repeat "Supergirl" (1.003 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.945 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.893 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) on The CW (0.961 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge
-12.50% - So You Think You Can Dance
-16.67% - Superhuman
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. 10 Years (Repeat))
-9.09% - Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge (vs. NBC News Special)
-15.79% - The Bachelorette
-17.65% - American Ninja Warrior
-28.57% - Superhuman (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)

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

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [october 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/12/18 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in Latest FOX Victory
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/11/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hang Onto Demo Crown
The network's flagship drama and "Survivor" on CBS lead the night among adults 18-49.

[10/10/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from "American Music Awards"
The Alphabet shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC, however said telecast is down 25% from a year ago.

[10/09/18 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "The Voice," "Manifest" to Another Victory
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/09/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": Redskins-Saints Up Four Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 8.

[10/08/18 - 01:01 PM]
TLC Finishes 3rd Quarter as #1 Cable Network on Sunday Nights and #2 Overall in Ad-Supported Cable
TLC further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/08/18 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Powers NBC to Top Honors
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49, both up from a year ago.