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[02/06/16 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/5/16):

CBS (6.082 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was the network to beat on Friday with a new "Undercover Boss" (6.801 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and the two-hour special "Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows" (5.723 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

ABC (5.901 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.729 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2), "Dr. Ken" (4.901 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Shark Tank" (6.111 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and "20/20" (5.777 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

Next up was NBC (4.310 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its trio of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (3.637 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Grimm" (4.382 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "Dateline NBC" (4.912 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.684 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up the return of "Sleepy Hollow" (3.128 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and a new "Second Chance" (2.241 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.138 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "The Originals" (0.926 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) on The CW (1.032 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - 20/20
+12.50% - Grimm
+12.50% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. 11/19/15)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. 1/22/16)
0.00% - The Originals
-7.69% - Undercover Boss
-9.09% - Dr. Ken
-14.29% - Second Chance
-17.65% - Shark Tank
-20.00% - The Vampire Diaries
-28.57% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Second Chance (vs. Glee)
+14.29% - The Originals (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeat)/Masters of Illusion)
+12.50% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. World's Funniest Fails)
+12.50% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Constantine)
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Hart of Dixie)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-7.69% - Last Man Standing
-7.69% - Undercover Boss
-9.09% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
-15.38% - Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows (vs. Hawaii Five-0/Blue Bloods)
-25.00% - Grimm
-26.32% - 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," 2.8/7 "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5 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," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/4 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) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 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 (2/6/15):

ABC (6.474 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) landed the top demo spot on Friday thanks to new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (7.219 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2), "Cristela" (5.519 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "Shark Tank" (7.628 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (5.424 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6).

CBS (9.651 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed a close second place with originals from "Undercover Boss" (7.740 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.887 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) and "Blue Bloods" (11.326 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2).

Next up was NBC (4.027 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with fresh installments of "Constantine" (2.939 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Grimm" (4.655 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and "Dateline NBC" (4.489 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.117 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) served up new episodes of "World's Funniest Fails" (2.664 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "Glee" (1.571 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12).

And finally, The CW (1.068 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with a new "Hart of Dixie" (1.232 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.874 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and the season finale of "Masters of Illusion" (0.935 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.4, 0.2 and 0.2 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Hart of Dixie
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Undercover Boss
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - Cristela
0.00% - Constantine
0.00% - Masters of Illusion
-7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
-16.67% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - 20/20
-27.27% - World's Funniest Fails
-28.57% - Glee

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Attack the Block (Repeat))
+85.71% - Blue Bloods (vs. Blue Bloods (Repeat))
+85.71% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+58.33% - Shark Tank (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+50.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. Attack the Block (Repeat))
+44.44% - Last Man Standing (vs. Last Man Standing (Repeat))
+30.00% - Undercover Boss (vs. Undercover Boss (Repeat))
+22.22% - Cristela (vs. Last Man Standing (Repeat))
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - World's Funniest Fails (vs. Bones (Repeat))
-23.08% - Glee (vs. Enlisted/Raising Hope)
-86.05% - Grimm (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)
-88.37% - Dateline NBC (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)
-90.70% - Constantine (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; 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," 1.1/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2; 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" (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3). 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).

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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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