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[03/15/16 - 09:00 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Claims Demo Crown with "The Bachelor" Finale
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 (3/14/16):

ABC (9.415 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) pulled into the top demo spot on Monday thanks to the season finale of "The Bachelor" (9.503 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2) and "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose" (9.242 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3).

NBC (10.317 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then had to settle for second place with originals from "The Voice" (12.227 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) and "Blindspot" (6.498 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4).

Next up was CBS (8.038 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its trio of "Supergirl" (6.619 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), "Scorpion" (8.765 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.730 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.943 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Gotham" (4.013 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Lucifer" (3.872 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9).

And finally, repeats of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.658 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.526 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) on The CW (0.592 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+27.27% - The Bachelor
+8.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 2/29/16)
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. 2/29/16)
-5.56% - Blindspot
-6.25% - The Voice
-7.14% - Supergirl (vs. 2/29/16)
-7.69% - Lucifer
-13.33% - Gotham

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+116.67% - Gotham (vs. Gotham (Repeat))
+80.00% - The Bachelor: After the Final Rose (vs. Castle)
+40.00% - The Bachelor (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
+18.18% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
+15.38% - Scorpion (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
+13.33% - Blindspot (vs. The Night Shift)
+9.09% - Lucifer (vs. The Following)
-9.09% - The Voice
-27.78% - Supergirl (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat)/Mike & Molly)

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," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.4/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/4 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/16/15):

NBC (10.052 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) was the demo champ on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (12.208 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) and "The Night Shift" (5.740 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

ABC (12.372 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then claimed the silver with the return of "Dancing with the Stars" (14.024 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Castle" (9.067 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

Next up was CBS (6.998 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with a special repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (8.394 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) followed by a new "Mike & Molly" (8.456 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and second runs of "Scorpion" (6.437 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.133 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.971 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up a repeat "Gotham" (2.438 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and a new "The Following" (3.505 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments from "The Originals" (1.286 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.074 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (1.180 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former delivered a 0.8 rating while the latter posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - The Originals
+7.14% - The Night Shift
0.00% - The Following
-5.00% - Mike & Molly
-8.33% - The Voice
-11.76% - Castle (vs. 2/23/15)
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Originals (vs. Star-Crossed)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. The Tomorrow People)
-9.52% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-16.67% - Castle
-17.50% - The Voice
-20.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-21.43% - The Following
-46.43% - The Night Shift (vs. The Blacklist)

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; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.6/7.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/6; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.7/6 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 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) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

· 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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