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[12/08/15 - 08:53 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Its Reign for NBC
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 (12/7/15):

NBC (9.547 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) continued its reign on Monday with a new "The Voice" (12.149 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) followed by the premiere of "Telenovela" (5.353 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and a second "Telenovela" (3.335 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9).

CBS (8.788 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then took home the silver with its trio of "Supergirl" (7.731 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Scorpion" (9.227 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.406 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Next up was ABC (5.246 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with the return of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (6.068 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.262 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and week two from "The Great Holiday Baking Show" (4.410 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.699 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its two-hour special "TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special" (1.699 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, encores of "The Flash" (1.071 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "Arrow" (0.950 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (1.010 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 11/23/15)
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. 11/23/15)
-3.45% - The Voice
-6.25% - Supergirl
-8.33% - The Great Holiday Baking Show

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special (vs. Gotham/Sleepy Hollow (Repeats))
+12.00% - The Voice
-12.50% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-12.50% - Telenovela - 10:00 (vs. State of Affairs)
-19.05% - Scorpion
-21.05% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-22.22% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
-35.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
-35.29% - The Great Holiday Baking Show (vs. Castle)
-50.00% - Telenovela - 10:30 (vs. State of Affairs)

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," 2.8/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· 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," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 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 (12/8/14):

NBC (9.183 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with its duo of "The Voice" (10.638 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "State of Affairs" (6.274 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T8).

The silver then went to CBS (8.765 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) and its lineup of "2 Broke Girls" (7.739 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3), the return of "Mike & Molly" (7.946 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T5), "Scorpion" (9.911 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.544 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T8).

Next up was ABC (7.772 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with the season premiere of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (7.684 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T5) plus a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (7.593 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3) and a new "Castle" (8.041 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.879 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) served up repeats of "Gotham" (2.163 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (1.596 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13).

And finally, the fall finale of "The Originals" (1.409 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and a new "Jane the Virgin" (1.236 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) closed out the evening on The CW (1.322 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the "Originals" delivered a 0.6 rating while "Jane" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. 11/24/14)
+13.33% - Castle
0.00% - State of Affairs
0.00% - The Originals (vs. 11/24/14)
-5.88% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 11/24/14)
-7.41% - The Voice
-9.09% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 11/24/14)
-12.50% - Scorpion (vs. 11/24/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. One Direction's iHeartRadio Album Release Party)
+53.85% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. How I Met Your Mother (Repeat))
+50.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Originals (vs. Kung Fu Panda Holiday/Merry Madagascar (Repeats))
+45.45% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Hostages)
+30.77% - Castle (vs. Castle (Repeat))
+27.27% - Scorpion (vs. Mike & Molly/Mom (Repeat))
+11.11% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
+5.88% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00 (vs. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (Repeat))
-13.79% - The Voice (vs. The Voice/The Sing-Off)
-33.33% - State of Affairs (vs. The Sing-Off)

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," 3.0/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; 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," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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