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[12/12/15 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Shark Tank" Top Adults 18-49
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/11/15):

ABC (5.450 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 on Friday with the fall finales of "Last Man Standing" (6.801 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), "Dr. Ken" (4.857 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Shark Tank" (5.981 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and a new "20/20" (4.542 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

The silver then went to CBS (8.040 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) with the season finale of "The Amazing Race" (6.174 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) plus the fall closers to "Hawaii Five-0" (8.076 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (9.872 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

Next up was FOX (2.869 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with fresh installments from "MasterChef Junior" (3.805 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and "World's Funniest" (1.935 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.377 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up its own fall finales of "Undateable" (2.738 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), "Truth Be Told" (2.075 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13), "Grimm" (3.624 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and a new "Dateline NBC" (4.100 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

And finally, The CW (1.416 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with its coverage of "The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade" (1.146 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - MasterChef Junior
+16.67% - World's Funniest
+12.50% - Grimm
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 11/20/15)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Truth Be Told
-8.33% - Dr. Ken
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 11/20/15)
-9.09% - The Amazing Race
-12.50% - Shark Tank
-12.50% - Undateable
-25.00% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - MasterChef Junior (vs. MasterChef Junior (Repeat))
+37.50% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
+18.18% - Last Man Standing
+16.67% - World's Funniest (vs. MasterChef Junior (Repeat))
-6.67% - Shark Tank
-8.33% - Blue Bloods
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
-9.09% - The Amazing Race
-10.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Constantine)
-25.00% - The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (vs. The Librarians (Repeats))
-30.77% - Grimm
-35.71% - 20/20
-46.15% - Undateable (vs. Dateline NBC)
-53.85% - Truth Be Told (vs. Dateline NBC)

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

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· 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" (1.6/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.7/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


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

ABC (6.133 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the top demo draw on Friday with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.040 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Cristela" (4.540 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10), "Shark Tank" (7.004 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "20/20" (6.108 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

NBC (5.179 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a close second place with its trio of "Dateline NBC" (7.189 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3), "Grimm" (5.054 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) and "Constantine" (3.295 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9).

Next up was CBS (8.597 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) who was also in the hunt with "The Amazing Race" (5.943 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.738 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (11.110 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.758 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up a repeat "MasterChef Junior" (1.694 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) followed by another "MasterChef Junior" (1.822 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

And finally, an encore of "The Librarians" (1.556 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and a second "The Librarians" (1.561 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) encore on The CW (1.558 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said duo posted a 0.2 and 0.3 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Constantine
+18.18% - Grimm
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 11/28/14)
-7.69% - Blue Bloods (vs. 11/21/14)
-8.33% - Last Man Standing
-8.33% - The Amazing Race
-11.11% - Cristela
-15.38% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 11/21/14)
-16.67% - Shark Tank

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - Dateline NBC
+8.33% - Grimm
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Blue Bloods
-8.33% - Last Man Standing
-8.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-9.09% - Constantine (vs. Dracula)
-11.11% - Cristela (vs. The Neighbors)
-21.43% - The Amazing Race (vs. Undercover Boss)
-25.00% - Shark Tank

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," 2.8/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5 with an encore.

·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," 0.6/3 with an encore.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/4 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" (1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.7/4 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 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore 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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