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[10/20/18 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Tight Demo Race with CBS
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/19/18):

FOX (4.010 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) edged out another demo victory on Friday thanks to new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.201 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), "The Cool Kids" (4.575 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Hell's Kitchen" (2.632 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

CBS (7.256 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was a close second with its trio of "MacGyver" (6.094 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (7.331 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (8.343 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

Next up was NBC (3.357 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with fresh installments from "Blindspot" (2.546 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Dateline NBC" (3.762 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.505 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up originals from "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.022 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Speechless" (2.427 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), "Child Support" (1.939 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "20/20" (2.852 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

And finally, new episodes from "Dynasty" (0.653 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.420 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.536 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Fresh Off the Boat
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Speechless
0.00% - Child Support
0.00% - Dynasty
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-10.00% - The Cool Kids
-12.50% - MacGyver
-12.50% - Hell's Kitchen
-14.29% - Last Man Standing
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Blindspot

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. The Exorcist)
+50.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
+20.00% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Once Upon a Time)
+12.50% - The Cool Kids (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Speechless (vs. Once Upon a Time)
0.00% - Child Support (vs. Marvel's Inhumans)
0.00% - Dynasty (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
0.00% - Blindspot (vs. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (Repeat))
-11.11% - Blue Bloods
-12.50% - MacGyver
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Hawaii Five-0
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. 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," 1.5/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/6; 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," 0.4/2 with an encore; "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 1.1/4 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," 1.0/3 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," 0.3/2 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 0.6/3 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/20/17):

CBS (8.065 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was still the network to beat on Friday with its drama trio of "MacGyver" (6.812 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.531 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (8.853 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2).

Second place then went to NBC (3.583 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) with an encore of "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" (2.327 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.212 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Next up was FOX (2.049 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) with originals from "Hell's Kitchen" (2.817 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and "The Exorcist" (1.281 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.397 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) served up new episodes of "Once Upon a Time" (2.516 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "Marvel's Inhumans" (1.983 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "20/20" (2.693 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

And finally, The CW (0.622 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening with fresh installments from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.638 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.607 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - The Exorcist
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-16.67% - 20/20
-22.22% - Dateline NBC
-28.57% - Once Upon a Time
-33.33% - Marvel's Inhumans
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
-18.18% - Blue Bloods
-20.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-27.27% - MacGyver
-30.00% - Dateline NBC
-44.44% - 20/20
-47.37% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-50.00% - The Exorcist
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-66.67% - Marvel's Inhumans (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," 1.8/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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 with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 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 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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