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[10/27/15 - 08:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Supergirl" Opens Big for 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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/26/15):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local NFL pre-emptions in Phoenix for ABC and Baltimore for NBC, Fast Nationals for both networks are inflated.]

CBS (11.778 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) was the most-watched network on Monday with a new "The Big Bang Theory" (15.865 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1), the premiere of "Supergirl" (12.939 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) and an expanded 90-minute "Scorpion" (9.641 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5).

NBC (10.600 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) then held onto the demo crown with originals from "The Voice" (11.858 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.1, #3) and "Blindspot" (8.083 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4).

Next up was ABC (9.711 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (12.102 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5) and a repeat "Castle" (4.930 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.148 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up new episodes from "Gotham" (4.251 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7) and "Minority Report" (2.046 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, originals from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.704 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.916 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10) on The CW (0.810 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - Gotham
+13.51% - The Big Bang Theory
+5.56% - Scorpion
+4.76% - Blindspot
+3.33% - The Voice
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Minority Report
-40.00% - Jane the Virgin
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - The Big Bang Theory (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
+60.00% - Supergirl (vs. The Millers/Scorpion)
+5.56% - Scorpion (vs. Scorpion/NCIS: Los Angeles)
-9.52% - Dancing with the Stars
-13.89% - The Voice
-15.38% - Blindspot (vs. The Blacklist)
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin
-31.82% - Gotham
-62.50% - Minority Report (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
-66.67% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)

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

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Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/27/14):

NBC (11.336 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) was once again the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (12.098 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) and "The Blacklist" (9.813 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2).

ABC (12.030 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T2) then was the most-watched network with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (13.197 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6) and "Castle" (9.697 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #7).

Next up was CBS (8.875 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T2) with the return of "2 Broke Girls" (8.689 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) followed by new episodes of "The Millers" (7.214 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8), "Scorpion" (10.088 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T4) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.586 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.256 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Gotham" (5.796 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T4) and "Sleepy Hollow" (4.717 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T9).

And finally, new episodes of "The Originals" (1.300 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.089 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (1.194 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the "Originals" delivered a 0.6 rating while "Jane" posted a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+18.75% - Castle
+9.09% - The Voice
+8.33% - The Blacklist
+5.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Gotham
-5.88% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-8.33% - Scorpion
-11.11% - Sleepy Hollow
-14.29% - The Originals
-18.18% - The Millers
-42.86% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+33.33% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
+23.08% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Hostages)
+5.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-4.35% - Scorpion (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat)/Mom)
-9.52% - Castle
-14.29% - The Voice
-16.13% - The Blacklist
-17.24% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
-30.77% - The Millers (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-42.11% - Gotham (vs. World Series, Game 5)
-57.89% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. World Series, Game 5)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; 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," 1.0/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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" (1.3/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4). 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 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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