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[02/03/15 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/2/15):

ABC (8.085 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (8.367 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Castle" (7.523 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8).

CBS (9.229 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then claimed the silver with new episodes of "2 Broke Girls" (9.286 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and "Mike & Molly" (9.800 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) followed by a repeat "Scorpion" (8.462 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7) and a new "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.683 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6).

Next up was NBC (6.191 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) with fresh installments of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (6.942 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) and "State of Affairs" (4.687 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.069 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) served up new episodes of "Gotham" (5.798 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) and "Sleepy Hollow" (4.340 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8).

And finally, The CW (1.359 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes of "The Originals" (1.465 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.252 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12).

In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former delivered a 0.8 rating while the latter posted a 0.9 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Celebrity Apprentice
+13.64% - The Bachelor
+13.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/19/15)
+10.00% - State of Affairs
+9.09% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 1/19/15)
+4.76% - Mike & Molly (vs. 1/19/15)
0.00% - Castle (vs. 1/19/15)
0.00% - Sleepy Hollow
0.00% - The Originals
-9.52% - Gotham
-16.67% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Hollywood Game Night/Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful)
+75.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+66.67% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful)
+22.22% - State of Affairs (vs. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful)
+13.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Intelligence)
+5.56% - Gotham (vs. Almost Human)
-3.85% - The Bachelor
-26.32% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. The Following)
-26.67% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-27.27% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
-33.33% - Castle

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

Starting a week of special telecasts from Los Angeles, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" delivered its highest 18-49 rating (1.3) for a Monday telecast in more than eight months in Nielsen's 25 markets with Local People Meters.

· The 1.3 is "Tonight's" top Monday rating since May 12, 2013 (1.3 on the night of the "Blacklist" season finale, with guests Louis C.K., Neil Young and Jack White).

· The 1.3 equals "Tonight's" top Monday since March 24, 2014 (1.5 with guests Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carson Daly and Vampire Weekend).

· Monday's 3.1/8 in household results from Nielsen's 56 metered markets matches the show's high for a Monday since Sept. 29, 2014 (with guest Ben Affleck, Kate Walsh and Tony Bennett).

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 3.1/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.3/6; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/3/14):

ABC (8.799 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (8.237 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T3) and "Castle" (9.923 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6).

CBS (8.773 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1) however shared top demo honors with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (9.263 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1), "2 Broke Girls" (9.197 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2), "Mike & Molly" (10.179 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T3), "Mom" (8.991 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #5) and "Intelligence" (7.504 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

Next up was FOX (6.077 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with fresh installments of "Almost Human" (6.354 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8) and "The Following" (5.799 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.803 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up the departing "Hollywood Game Night" (4.949 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9) alongside the special "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful" (3.231 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "Hart of Dixie" (1.153 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Beauty and the Beast" (0.881 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (1.017 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Beast" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.00% - Castle (vs. 1/20/14)
+4.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - Intelligence
0.00% - Hollywood Game Night
0.00% - Hart of Dixie
0.00% - Beauty and the Beast
-4.17% - Mom
-5.00% - The Following
-10.00% - Almost Human (vs. 1/13/14)
-13.16% - How I Met Your Mother

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Castle
+8.33% - The Bachelor
-3.23% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Rules of Engagement)
-17.50% - How I Met Your Mother
-21.74% - Almost Human (vs. Bones)
-25.00% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-25.00% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. 90210)
-25.81% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-27.78% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-34.48% - The Following
-34.78% - Intelligence (vs. Hawaii Five-0)
-42.86% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-43.75% - Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful (vs. The Biggest Loser/Deception)

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

·Last night's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" equaled its highest overnight rating in 15 months. For both Leno and Jimmy Fallon, it was their top Mondays in metered-market household rating in nearly four years, since the night Jay returned to the "Tonight Show" desk.

·Leno scored a 3.9 rating, 10 share in metered-market households, matching last Friday's rating as "Tonight's" strongest since Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 (the night of a guest appearance by President Barack Obama, 4.0/10). It was the highest Monday "Tonight" rating since March 1, 2010 (5.4).

·Fallon delivered a 2.0/7 in households, his highest rating for a Monday since that same date, March 1, 2010 (2.1).

·Guests on "Tonight" Monday night included Jimmy Fallon, Betty White with musical guest Bonnie Raitt.

·The Feb. 3 edition of "Late Night" presented "The Best of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Musical Sketches."

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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