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[01/09/16 - 09:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "MasterChef Junior"
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 (1/8/16):

FOX (4.504 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the demo champ on Friday with a new "MasterChef Junior" (4.715 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) followed by a second "MasterChef Junior" (4.294 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2).

CBS (8.994 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was a close second with its trio of "Undercover Boss" (6.987 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.250 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (10.746 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2).

Next up was ABC (5.564 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "Last Man Standing" (7.321 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4), "Dr. Ken" (5.451 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Shark Tank" (5.756 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4) and "20/20" (4.550 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.640 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up a new "Undateable" (3.155 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11), an encore of "Superstore" (2.305 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.595 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

And finally, a new "Reign" (1.160 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.938 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) on The CW (1.049 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - MasterChef Junior (vs. 12/18/15)
+30.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 12/11/15)
+27.27% - Blue Bloods (vs. 12/11/15)
+14.29% - Undateable (vs. 12/11/15)
+9.09% - Dateline NBC (vs. 12/18/15)
0.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 12/11/15)
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. 12/11/15)
0.00% - Reign (vs. 12/4/15)
-7.14% - Shark Tank (vs. 12/11/15)
-14.29% - Undercover Boss (vs. 1/3/16)
-18.18% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - MasterChef Junior - 9:00 (vs. Glee)
+87.50% - MasterChef Junior - 8:00 (vs. Glee)
+60.00% - Undateable (vs. Grimm (Repeat))
+50.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Dateline NBC/Countdown to the Globes)
+50.00% - Reign (vs. Hart of Dixie)
0.00% - Blue Bloods
-13.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-15.38% - Dr. Ken (vs. 20/20)
-18.75% - Last Man Standing
-20.00% - Undercover Boss
-31.58% - Shark Tank
-35.71% - 20/20

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," 3.1/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/5; 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," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 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 0.3/2 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 with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/3 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/9/15):

ABC (7.141 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) pulled back in front on Friday with the return of new episodes from "Last Man Standing" (8.590 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2), "Cristela" (6.682 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7), "Shark Tank" (7.699 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (6.086 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

CBS (10.812 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was a close second place with originals from "Undercover Boss" (8.516 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (11.287 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (12.633 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

Next up was NBC (3.465 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) with a repeat of "Grimm" (2.419 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) followed by "Dateline NBC" (5.571 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8) and "Countdown to the Globes" (2.406 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.346 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) offered up the season premiere of "Glee" (2.436 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) and a second hour of "Glee" (2.255 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, the formal return of "Hart of Dixie" (0.759 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.659 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and a new "Masters of Illusion" (0.655 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.708 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.3, 0.2 and 0.2 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+62.50% - Cristela (vs. 12/12/14)
+45.45% - Last Man Standing (vs. 12/12/14)
+27.27% - 20/20
+26.67% - Shark Tank (vs. 12/12/14)
+7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
+7.14% - Undercover Boss
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 12/26/14)
-33.33% - Masters of Illusion (vs. 9/26/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Undercover Boss (vs. Intelligence (Repeat))
+18.18% - Cristela (vs. The Neighbors)
+6.67% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. Supernatural (Repeat))
-6.67% - Blue Bloods
-6.67% - Glee - 9:00 (vs. Raising Hope/Enlisted)
-9.52% - Shark Tank
-15.38% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm)
-17.65% - 20/20
-33.33% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-37.50% - Countdown to the Globes (vs. Dracula)
-46.67% - Glee - 8:00 (vs. Bones)

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," 2.7/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/5; 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," 1.2/5; "Late Show," 0.4/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's "Late Late Show " (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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