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[02/12/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Takes Home Top Spots in Viewers, Demos
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 (2/11/19):

NBC (8.958 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) took home top honors on Monday thanks to the penultimate weeks of "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (10.422 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1) and "Manifest" (6.031 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

ABC (5.365 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was a close second with a new "The Bachelor" (6.197 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1) and a repeat "The Good Doctor" (3.701 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

Next up was FOX (4.515 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with fresh installments from "The Resident" (5.329 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "The Passage" (3.700 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.368 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "The Neighborhood" (7.044 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), "Man with a Plan" (5.695 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Celebrity Big Brother" (3.552 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8) and "Bull" (6.184 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9).

And finally, new episodes of "Arrow" (1.099 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.958 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (1.028 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - Manifest
+12.50% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - The Resident
0.00% - The Passage
0.00% - Black Lightning
-7.14% - The Neighborhood
-12.50% - Bull
-25.00% - Arrow
-27.27% - Celebrity Big Brother

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer (Repeat))
+125.00% - The Passage (vs. The Resident (Repeat))
+50.00% - Black Lightning (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeats))
+23.08% - Celebrity Big Brother (vs. The Big Bang Theory/Man with a Plan (Repeats))
+20.00% - The Bachelor
+16.67% - Bull (vs. SWAT (Repeat))
0.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. Celebrity Big Brother)
-15.38% - Man with a Plan (vs. Celebrity Big Brother)
-40.00% - Arrow (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-65.38% - America's Got Talent: The Champions (vs. 2018 Winter Olympics)
-78.85% - Manifest (vs. 2018 Winter Olympics)

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

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets (the Seattle market is currently excluded), household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/12/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live events, Fast Nationals for NBC are approximate.]

NBC (20.459 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.2, #1) was of course the top draw on Monday with its primetime coverage of the "2018 Winter Olympics" (20.459 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.2, #1).

ABC (5.505 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then took home the silver with a new "The Bachelor" (5.884 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) and a repeat "The Good Doctor" (4.746 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

Next up was CBS (3.941 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with a new "Celebrity Big Brother" (5.143 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) alongside second runs of "The Big Bang Theory" (4.080 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "Man with a Plan" (3.260 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "SWAT" (3.011 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.829 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) opted for repeats of "Lucifer" (1.875 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "The Resident" (1.784 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, the return of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.497 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8) led into repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.829 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.815 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) on The CW (1.159 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-16.67% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. 12/5/17)
-16.67% - The Bachelor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-10.34% - Celebrity Big Brother (vs. Kevin Can Wait/Man with a Plan)
-18.75% - 2018 Winter Olympics (vs. 2/10/14)
-34.78% - The Bachelor
-37.50% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Supergirl)

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

Late-night metered market ratings will return following NBC's Olympics coverage.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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