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[04/14/15 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Leads Demo Race with "The Voice"
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 (4/13/15):

NBC (9.153 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (10.832 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) and "The Night Shift" (5.796 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8).

CBS (8.627 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then claimed the silver with its quartet of "2 Broke Girls" (7.140 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4), "Mike & Molly" (7.487 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4), "Scorpion" (9.397 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.171 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6).

Next up was ABC (11.165 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and a new "Dancing with the Stars" (13.627 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) plus a repeat "Castle" (6.243 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.952 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) served up the return of "Gotham" (4.417 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7) and a new "The Following" (3.487 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Originals" (1.396 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.463 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) on The CW (1.429 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former delivered a 0.7 rating while the latter posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Jane the Virgin
+22.22% - The Following
+20.00% - The Originals
+6.67% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 3/30/15)
+5.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. 3/30/15)
0.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. 3/30/15)
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 3/30/15)
0.00% - The Night Shift
-3.45% - The Voice
-25.00% - Gotham (vs. 3/2/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Originals (vs. Star-Crossed)
+60.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Person of Interest (Repeat))
+50.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. The Tomorrow People)
+7.14% - Gotham (vs. Bones)
0.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. Friends with Better Lives)
-5.00% - Scorpion (vs. Mike & Molly/Mom)
-8.70% - Dancing with the Stars
-12.50% - The Night Shift (vs. The Blacklist (Repeat))
-15.15% - The Voice
-18.18% - 2 Broke Girls
-21.43% - The Following

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," 2.2/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with James Corden" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 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 (4/14/14):

NBC (9.805 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (11.669 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) and a repeat "The Blacklist" (6.079 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7).

ABC (12.150 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then snagged the silver with an original "Dancing with the Stars" (14.200 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) alongside a repeat "Castle" (8.052 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10).

Next up was CBS (6.076 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and its new lineup of "2 Broke Girls" (7.211 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3), "Friends with Better Lives" (5.723 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), "Mike & Molly" (7.426 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) and "Mom" (6.727 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) plus a repeat of "Person of Interest" (4.685 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.043 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) offered up a new "Bones" (5.692 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8) and a new "The Following" (4.394 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8).

And finally, originals from "Star-Crossed" (0.790 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "The Tomorrow People" (1.052 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (0.921 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Star-Crossed" delivered a 0.2 rating while "People" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Tomorrow People
+9.52% - Dancing with the Stars
+5.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. 3/24/14)
0.00% - The Following
0.00% - Star-Crossed
-2.94% - The Voice
-4.35% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 3/24/14)
-12.50% - Bones
-13.64% - Mom (vs. 3/31/14)
-33.33% - Friends with Better Lives (vs. 3/31/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Tomorrow People (vs. 90210)
+4.55% - Dancing with the Stars
-8.70% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-10.00% - Friends with Better Lives (vs. Rules of Engagement)
-13.64% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-15.38% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
-25.00% - Star-Crossed (vs. Oh Sit!)
-26.32% - Bones
-33.33% - The Following
-35.29% - The Voice

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," 2.4/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; 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," 1.0/5; "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 1.4/4 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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