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[01/19/17 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Speechless" Tops Tight Demo Race for ABC
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/18/17):

ABC (4.506 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) and FOX (5.125 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) shared in the demo honors as the former served up a special "Fresh Off the Boat" (5.480 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) followed by a new "Speechless" (5.361 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1), a repeat "Modern Family" (4.530 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and originals from "Black-ish" (4.620 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and "Match Game" (3.524 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

The latter then offered up fresh installments of "Lethal Weapon" (6.249 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) and "Star" (4.001 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Next up was CBS (6.395 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) with a new "Undercover Boss" (5.862 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) alongside "The 43rd Annual People's Choice Awards" (6.661 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.995 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) served up new episodes of "Blindspot" (4.666 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.380 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) and "Chicago PD" (6.940 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2).

And finally, a repeat "Arrow" (0.870 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and the penultimate "Frequency" (0.783 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) closed out the night on The CW (0.826 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Chicago PD
0.00% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
0.00% - Lethal Weapon
0.00% - Undercover Boss
0.00% - Frequency
-5.88% - Speechless
-9.09% - Match Game
-10.00% - Blindspot
-11.76% - Black-ish
-14.29% - Star

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Star (vs. Second Chance)
0.00% - Chicago PD
0.00% - Match Game (vs. American Crime)
-7.69% - The 43rd Annual People's Choice Awards (vs. The 42nd Annual People's Choice Awards on 1/6/16)
-11.76% - Black-ish
-16.67% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. The Middle)
-17.65% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-20.00% - Speechless (vs. The Goldbergs)
-25.00% - Blindspot (vs. The Mysteries of Laura)
-33.33% - Undercover Boss (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-41.67% - Lethal Weapon (vs. American Idol)
-71.43% - Frequency (vs. Supernatural)

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," 2.1/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3. 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 0.2/2 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 (1/20/16):

CBS (7.716 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) was the most-watched network on Wednesday thanks to new episodes of "2 Broke Girls" (6.661 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5), "Mike & Molly" (7.020 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T8), "Criminal Minds" (9.103 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T2) and "Code Black" (7.206 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #11).

FOX (6.541 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with new episodes from "American Idol" (9.213 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and "Second Chance" (3.870 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14).

Next up was NBC (6.793 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and fresh installments of "The Mysteries of Laura" (6.995 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.941 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5) and "Chicago PD" (6.443 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10).

Meanwhile, ABC (5.405 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) served up new episodes of "The Middle" (7.214 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4), "The Goldbergs" (6.182 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T2), a repeat "Modern Family" (5.788 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T8) and originals of "Black-ish" (5.729 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5) and "American Crime" (3.757 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14).

And finally, the return of "Arrow" (2.807 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #13) and "Supernatural" (1.817 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #16) on The CW (2.312 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - Arrow (vs. 12/9/15)
+7.69% - Code Black
0.00% - Criminal Minds
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - The Mysteries of Laura
0.00% - Supernatural (vs. 12/9/15)
-4.00% - American Idol
-5.26% - The Middle
-9.09% - American Crime
-10.53% - Black-ish
-15.00% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-16.67% - Second Chance
-25.00% - Chicago PD

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+122.22% - American Crime (vs. Black-ish/Modern Family (Repeats))
+54.55% - Black-ish (vs. Black-ish (Repeat))
+53.85% - The Goldbergs (vs. The Goldbergs (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Mysteries of Laura (vs. The Mysteries of Laura (Repeat))
+41.67% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
+38.46% - The Middle (vs. The Middle (Repeat))
+16.67% - Supernatural (vs. The 100)
+13.33% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. The Mentalist)
+6.67% - Mike & Molly (vs. The Mentalist)
+5.26% - Criminal Minds
0.00% - Arrow
0.00% - Chicago PD
-6.67% - Code Black (vs. Stalker)
-27.27% - American Idol
-76.74% - 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," 2.9/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; 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," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· 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, "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" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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