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[01/12/17 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with Comedies
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 (1/11/17):

ABC (5.766 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) led the demo charge on Wednesday with its mix of "The Goldbergs" (6.897 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2), "Speechless" (5.902 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3), "Modern Family" (7.574 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1), "Black-ish" (5.750 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) and "Match Game" (4.235 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10).

FOX (5.359 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then took home the silver with originals from "Lethal Weapon" (6.416 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Star" (4.303 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6).

Next up was NBC (5.914 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and its trio of "Blindspot" (5.091 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.100 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Chicago PD" (6.552 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.646 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "Undercover Boss" (6.106 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "Criminal Minds" (7.531 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Code Black" (6.302 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13).

And finally, a repeat "Arrow" (0.806 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and a new "Frequency" (0.753 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) closed out the evening for The CW (0.779 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - Criminal Minds
0.00% - Modern Family
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - Speechless
0.00% - Black-ish
0.00% - Chicago PD
0.00% - Lethal Weapon
0.00% - Frequency
-6.67% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-8.33% - Undercover Boss
-9.09% - Blindspot
-10.00% - Code Black
-12.50% - Star
-15.38% - Match Game

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Star (vs. Second Chance)
0.00% - The Goldbergs (vs. The Middle)
0.00% - Match Game (vs. American Crime)
-10.53% - Black-ish
-11.54% - Modern Family
-15.00% - Speechless (vs. The Goldbergs)
-16.67% - Blindspot (vs. The Mysteries of Laura)
-25.00% - Chicago PD
-30.00% - Criminal Minds
-30.00% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-30.77% - Code Black
-33.33% - Undercover Boss (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-44.00% - Lethal Weapon (vs. American Idol)
-50.00% - Frequency (vs. Arrow (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," 3.0/8; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/13/16):

FOX (7.281 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) won the tight demo race on Wednesday thanks to a new "American Idol" (9.744 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) and the premiere of "Second Chance" (4.818 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T12).

ABC (6.105 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then was a close second with originals from "The Middle" (7.432 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7), "The Goldbergs" (6.336 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3), "Modern Family" (8.173 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1), "Black-ish" (6.104 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7) and "American Crime" (4.293 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #14).

Next up was NBC (7.828 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and its trio of "The Mysteries of Laura" (7.536 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T12), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (7.965 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3) and "Chicago PD" (7.983 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (7.632 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) offered up new episodes of "2 Broke Girls" (6.598 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #9), "Mike & Molly" (7.177 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #10), "Criminal Minds" (9.251 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3) and "Code Black" (6.757 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11).

And finally, encores of "The Flash" (1.268 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T15) and "Arrow" (1.139 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T15) on The CW (1.203 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
+9.09% - The Mysteries of Laura
+5.26% - Criminal Minds (vs. 12/9/15)
+5.26% - Chicago PD
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Mike & Molly
-3.70% - Modern Family
-4.76% - The Goldbergs
-7.14% - Code Black (vs. 12/9/15)
-8.33% - American Crime
-9.52% - The Middle
-9.52% - Black-ish
-10.71% - American Idol

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - American Crime (vs. Forever (Repeat))
+42.86% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
+33.33% - Chicago PD
+30.77% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. The Mentalist)
+23.08% - Mike & Molly (vs. The Mentalist)
+9.09% - The Mysteries of Laura
-5.00% - Black-ish
-9.09% - Criminal Minds
-13.04% - The Goldbergs
-13.33% - Modern Family
-13.33% - Code Black (vs. Stalker)
-13.64% - The Middle
-13.79% - American Idol
-70.00% - Second Chance (vs. Empire)

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," 3.2/8; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/6; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· 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" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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