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[07/12/16 - 09:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
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 (7/11/16):

ABC (5.536 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday with new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (6.750 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "Mistresses" (3.109 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

NBC (5.293 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with a new "American Ninja Warrior" (6.192 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and a repeat "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (3.494 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.854 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with its expanded two-hour "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.854 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.809 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up repeats of "Mom" (4.654 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (4.071 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "Scorpion" (3.895 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8) plus a new "BrainDead" (3.169 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #9).

And finally, encores of "Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel" (1.144 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.842 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) on The CW (1.068 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - Mistresses
0.00% - The Bachelorette (vs. 6/27/16)
-10.53% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 6/27/16)
-20.00% - BrainDead (vs. 6/27/16)
-22.22% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 6/27/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-11.11% - Mistresses (vs. The Whispers)
-30.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
-50.00% - BrainDead (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))

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," 2.3/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.7/4; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.8/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 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 0.6/3 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 (7/13/15):

ABC (5.863 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (6.955 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "The Whispers" (3.679 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

NBC (5.207 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) then shared in the top demo honors with a new "American Ninja Warrior" (5.897 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and the return of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (3.827 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

Next up was FOX (3.245 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (3.245 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.038 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up its repeat lineup of "2 Broke Girls" (4.564 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Mike & Molly" (4.571 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "Scorpion" (4.895 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (5.650 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

And finally, originals from "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.986 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.569 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and "Cedric's Barber Battle" (1.078 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (1.655 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.5, 0.4 and a 0.3 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Cedric's Barber Battle
+12.50% - The Whispers
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-5.00% - The Bachelorette
-5.56% - American Ninja Warrior

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
+100.00% - Cedric's Barber Battle (vs. Seed)
+42.86% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway?/Backpackers)
+41.67% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Last Comic Standing (Repeat)/American Ninja Warrior)
+11.76% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - The Whispers (vs. Mistresses)
-23.53% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-41.18% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. MasterChef/24: Live Another Day)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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