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[12/31/16 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Honors
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 (12/30/16):

NBC (3.848 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) and ABC (4.242 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) shared in the demo honors as the former served up "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (2.839 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Dateline NBC" (4.353 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1).

The Alphabet then served up repeats of "Last Man Standing" (4.688 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), "Dr. Ken" (3.323 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Shark Tank" (3.628 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) plus a new "20/20" (5.094 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2).

Next up was CBS (5.098 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with repeats of "MacGyver" (4.529 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (5.241 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (5.525 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.729 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up second runs of "Bones" (2.111 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (1.347 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11).

And finally on The CW (0.989 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5), an encore of "iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 1" (0.989 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - 20/20
-44.44% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. 12/16/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-27.27% - 20/20
-37.50% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (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," 2.2/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/3 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/1/16):

NBC (4.473 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) and ABC (4.390 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) were the demo champs on the opening night of 2016 as the former served up repeats of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (3.842 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "Dateline NBC" (4.789 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2).

The Alphabet then offered up repeats of "Last Man Standing" (4.445 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3), "Dr. Ken" (3.487 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), "Shark Tank" (3.836 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and a new "20/20" (5.368 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1).

Next up was CBS (6.135 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with repeats of "NCIS" (6.947 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (5.870 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (5.590 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.299 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up second runs of "MasterChef Junior" (2.305 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and another "MasterChef Junior" (2.293 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.960 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with a rebroadcast of "iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 2" (0.960 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - 20/20 (vs. 12/18/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 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," 2.3/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/3 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" (1.1/3 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.8/3 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 0.6/2 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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