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[01/28/17 - 08:57 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Race Among Adults 18-49
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 (1/27/17):

ABC (5.857 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the top demo draw on Friday with its mainstays "Last Man Standing" (6.957 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2), "Dr. Ken" (5.210 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3), "Shark Tank" (5.903 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "20/20" (5.584 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

CBS (6.447 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) then was the silver draw with repeats of "MacGyver" (5.169 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Hawaii Five-0" (7.078 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (7.094 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

Next up was NBC (3.567 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) with originals from "Grimm" (4.178 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Emerald City" (2.742 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Dateline NBC" (3.781 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.486 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Rosewood" (2.818 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (2.153 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

And finally, new episodes of "The Vampire Diaries" (0.960 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.595 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the night on The CW (0.777 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Sleepy Hollow
+12.50% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Shark Tank (vs. 1/13/17)
0.00% - Dr. Ken
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - Rosewood
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-7.69% - Last Man Standing
-14.29% - Emerald City

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Grimm (vs. Undateable)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
-9.09% - Dr. Ken
-10.00% - 20/20
-14.29% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Second Chance)
-23.53% - Shark Tank
-25.00% - Emerald City (vs. Grimm)
-35.71% - Dateline NBC
-40.00% - The Vampire Diaries
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-53.85% - Rosewood (vs. MasterChef Junior)

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," 2.5/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4 with an encore; 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," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 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 0.4/2 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 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," 0.4/3 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/29/16):

ABC (6.058 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the demo champ on Friday with new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.838 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5), "Dr. Ken" (5.133 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6), "Shark Tank" (6.779 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "20/20" (5.410 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7).

CBS (7.189 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then took home the silver with a new "Undercover Boss" (7.276 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) alongside repeats of "Hawaii Five-0" (6.528 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (7.765 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7).

Next up was NBC (3.829 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) with a new "Undateable" (3.029 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10), the season finale of "Undateable" (2.468 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), the return of "Grimm" (3.794 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) and "Dateline NBC" (4.944 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.477 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) offered up the season finale of "MasterChef Junior" (4.726 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) and the relocated "Second Chance" (2.228 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, The CW (1.083 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with its new Friday lineup of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.236 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) and "The Originals" (0.930 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+21.43% - Shark Tank (vs. 1/15/16)
+12.50% - Undateable (vs. 1/15/16)
+11.11% - 20/20
+7.69% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. 1/15/16)
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. 12/10/15)
0.00% - The Originals (vs. 12/10/15)
-7.14% - Undercover Boss
-7.69% - Last Man Standing (vs. 1/15/16)
-11.11% - Grimm (vs. 12/11/15)
-13.33% - MasterChef Junior
-30.00% - Second Chance (vs. 1/20/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+33.33% - The Originals (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeat)/Masters of Illusion)
+18.18% - MasterChef Junior (vs. World's Funniest Fails)
+16.67% - Dateline NBC
+12.50% - Undateable - 8:00 (vs. Constantine)
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
0.00% - Undercover Boss
0.00% - Second Chance (vs. Glee)
-7.69% - Last Man Standing
-10.53% - Shark Tank
-12.50% - Undateable - 8:30 (vs. Constantine)
-33.33% - Grimm
-33.33% - 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," 2.4/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5 with an encore; 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," 0.9/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 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 1.3/4 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" (1.2/4 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 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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