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[01/31/17 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Top Demo Race
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/30/17):

ABC (5.746 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with new episodes of "The Bachelor" (7.195 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and "Quantico" (2.849 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

FOX (3.832 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with the winter finales to "Gotham" (3.456 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Lucifer" (4.209 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

Next up was CBS (6.080 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (8.492 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "Kevin Can Wait" (6.393 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), a new "The Odd Couple" (5.760 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), the season finale of "The Odd Couple" (5.298 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and a repeat "Scorpion" (5.269 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.625 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.690 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7) and "Timeless" (3.494 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (2.334 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.946 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.640 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Lucifer
0.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
0.00% - Timeless
-4.17% - The Bachelor
-8.33% - Gotham
-11.11% - Quantico
-12.50% - Supergirl
-18.18% - The Odd Couple (vs. 1/16/17)
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+4.55% - The Bachelor
-4.76% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
-8.33% - The Odd Couple - 9:00 (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-10.00% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-20.00% - Quantico (vs. The Bachelor Live)
-25.00% - The Odd Couple - 9:30 (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin
-36.84% - Lucifer
-57.69% - Gotham (vs. The X-Files)

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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 (2/1/16):

FOX (7.179 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) was still the top draw on Monday with new episodes from "The X-Files" (8.360 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and "Lucifer" (5.998 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3).

ABC (6.300 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then was the number two network with fresh installments of "The Bachelor" (7.438 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) and "The Bachelor Live" (4.024 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

Next up was CBS (7.052 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with a new "Supergirl" (6.693 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) followed by repeats of "Scorpion" (7.277 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.188 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.468 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up originals from "Superstore" (4.865 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "Telenovela" (3.047 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.225 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (1.039 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.030 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) on The CW (1.034 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
0.00% - Superstore
0.00% - The Bachelor Live
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-4.35% - The Bachelor
-11.11% - Telenovela
-16.67% - The Biggest Loser
-16.67% - Supergirl
-18.75% - The X-Files
-20.83% - Lucifer

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+36.84% - The X-Files (vs. Gotham)
+35.71% - Lucifer (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
-12.00% - The Bachelor
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-28.57% - The Bachelor Live (vs. Castle)
-33.33% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-34.78% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-37.50% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-42.86% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-61.90% - Telenovela (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)

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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.2/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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" (0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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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