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[01/12/21 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Competition with "The Bachelor"
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 (1/11/21):

ABC (4.354 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the network to beat on Monday thanks to a new "The Bachelor" (4.581 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) and the return of "The Good Doctor" (3.901 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

The silver went to NBC (2.728 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) with its game show lineup of "Ellen's Game of Games" (3.048 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "The Wall" (2.744 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Weakest Link" (2.392 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

Next up was CBS (3.037 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with repeats of "The Neighborhood" (4.027 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (3.284 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7), "All Rise" (2.507 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Bull" (2.948 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.146 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up second runs of "9-1-1" (2.170 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "9-1-1: Lone Star" (2.121 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.405 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) served up the premiere of "All American Stories" (0.376 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12) and a repeat of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.435 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Wall
-8.33% - The Bachelor
-16.67% - Ellen's Game of Games
-16.67% - Weakest Link (vs. 11/30/20)
-28.57% - The Good Doctor (vs. 11/30/20)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-28.57% - Weakest Link (vs. Manifest)
-31.25% - The Bachelor
-37.50% - The Good Doctor
-44.44% - The Wall (vs. America's Got Talent: The Champions)
-44.44% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. America's Got Talent: The Champions)
-50.00% - All American Stories (vs. The Flash (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/13/20):

ABC (5.263 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to a new "The Bachelor" (5.367 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and the return of "The Good Doctor" (5.054 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

NBC (5.520 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then scored the silver with fresh installments from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (6.489 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Manifest" (3.582 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Next up was CBS (3.691 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (4.635 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.027 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #6), "All Rise" (3.169 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Bull" (3.574 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.988 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) also opted for repeats of "9-1-1" (2.541 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Prodigal Son" (1.434 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10).

And finally, second runs of "The Flash" (0.625 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.496 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) closed out the night on The CW (0.561 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - The Bachelor
-11.11% - The Good Doctor (vs. 12/2/19)
-22.22% - Manifest
-30.77% - America's Got Talent: The Champions

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelor
-22.22% - Manifest
-33.33% - The Good Doctor
-47.06% - America's Got Talent: The Champions

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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