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[05/14/16 - 09:08 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "Hawaii Five-0" Season 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/13/16):

CBS (7.645 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) took home the top spot on Friday with the season finale of "The Amazing Race" (5.935 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), a new "Hawaii Five-0" (8.304 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and the season finale of "Hawaii Five-0" (8.697 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

ABC (4.431 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the number two draw with its trio of "Beyond the Tank" (3.506 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "Shark Tank" (5.215 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and "20/20" (4.575 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Next up was NBC (3.469 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its mix of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (2.949 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9), "Grimm" (3.326 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Dateline NBC" (4.134 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.720 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) opted for the feature "Jumping the Broom" (1.720 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

And finally, the season finale of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.080 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) plus a new "The Originals" (0.794 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (0.937 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Vampire Diaries
+16.67% - Beyond the Tank
+11.11% - The Amazing Race
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - The Originals
-11.11% - Dateline NBC
-14.29% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. 4/29/16)
-22.22% - Grimm (vs. 4/29/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - Hawaii Five-0 - 10:00 (vs. ACM Presents: Superstar Duets)
+57.14% - Hawaii Five-0 - 9:00 (vs. ACM Presents: Superstar Duets)
+33.33% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway?)
0.00% - The Amazing Race
0.00% - The Originals (vs. The Messengers)
-9.09% - 20/20
-11.11% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Shark Tank (vs. Beyond the Tank)
-22.22% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
-45.45% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Grimm)
-53.33% - Beyond the Tank (vs. 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," 2.7/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4; 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," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.3/2; 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 0.4/3 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" (0.9/3 with an encore). 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 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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/15/15):

ABC (6.225 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the top draw on Friday thanks to the season finales of "Shark Tank" (6.927 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) and "Beyond the Tank" (6.251 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) plus a new "20/20" (5.497 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

The silver then went to NBC (5.180 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) with the season finale of "Grimm" (4.740 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.400 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6).

Next up was CBS (5.201 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with the season finale of "The Amazing Race" (5.665 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) and a two-hour "ACM Presents: Superstar Duets" (4.970 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7).

Next up was FOX (1.476 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) with the feature "Scream 2" (1.476 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8).

And finally, a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.405 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.450 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and a new "The Messengers" (1.026 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) on The CW (1.227 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #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):
+50.00% - The Messengers
+10.00% - Grimm
+7.14% - Beyond the Tank
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - The Amazing Race
-8.33% - 20/20
-18.18% - Dateline NBC
-40.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - The Amazing Race (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
-6.25% - Beyond the Tank (vs. Barbara Walters: Her Story)
-6.25% - Shark Tank
-6.67% - ACM Presents: Superstar Duets (vs. Hawaii Five-0/Blue Bloods (Repeats))
-15.38% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
-18.18% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm/Hannibal)
-25.00% - The Messengers (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-31.25% - 20/20 (vs. Barbara Walters: Her Story)
-50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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," 2.6/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 3.2/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.6/3; 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 0.5/3 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 with an encore) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with James Corden " (1.6/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show with James Corden" (0.4/3).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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