or


[04/20/17 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Triumphs Over Mostly Repeat Competition
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/19/17):

CBS (6.821 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the network to beat on Wednesday with new episodes of "Survivor: Game Changers" (8.232 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1), a second "Survivor: Game Changers" (7.451 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" (4.780 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Second place then went to ABC (4.170 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with repeats of "The Goldbergs" (4.077 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "Speechless" (3.532 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5), "Modern Family" (3.850 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5) and "Black-ish" (3.468 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) plus a new "Designated Survivor" (5.047 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3).

Next up was NBC (4.479 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and its second run lineup of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.353 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), another "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.785 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5) and "Chicago PD" (4.301 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.122 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up a new "Shots Fired" (3.169 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and a repeat "Empire" (3.076 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "Arrow" (1.154 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.177 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and a second "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.096 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) rounded out the night for The CW (1.145 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.88% - Survivor: Game Changers
0.00% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
-9.09% - Designated Survivor
-11.11% - Shots Fired

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Designated Survivor (vs. Nashville)
-5.88% - Survivor: Game Changers - 9:00 (vs. Criminal Minds)
-10.00% - Survivor: Game Changers - 8:00
-33.33% - Shots Fired (vs. Rosewood)
-38.46% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders

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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.2/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/20/16):

FOX (7.005 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the demo champ for the fourth consecutive week thanks to new episodes of "Rosewood" (4.593 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Empire" (9.418 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1).

CBS (8.559 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then took home the silver with its mix of "Survivor: Kaoh Rong" (9.187 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "Criminal Minds" (9.010 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" (7.480 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4).

Next up was ABC (3.964 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its repeat lineup of "The Middle" (4.529 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "The Goldbergs" (4.118 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "Modern Family" (4.172 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "Black-ish" (3.566 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) and a new "Nashville" (3.699 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.946 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up a new "Heartbeat" (4.042 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) alongside repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.747 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "Chicago PD" (4.051 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

And finally, second runs of "Arrow" (1.166 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and "Supernatural" (0.893 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) on The CW (1.029 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Heartbeat (vs. 4/6/16)
+5.26% - Survivor: Kaoh Rong
0.00% - Criminal Minds
0.00% - Rosewood
-5.26% - Empire
-13.33% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
-20.00% - Nashville

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+140.00% - Empire (vs. American Idol)
-10.53% - Criminal Minds
-13.04% - Survivor: Kaoh Rong
-13.33% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (vs. CSI: Cyber)
-20.00% - Heartbeat (vs. The Mysteries of Laura)
-20.00% - Rosewood (vs. American Idol)
-38.46% - Nashville

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," 2.1/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) tied "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [april 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.