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[07/04/17 - 08:39 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Leads Night with Originals
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 (7/3/17):

NBC (4.587 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the top draw on Monday with new episodes of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.082 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (3.597 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2).

CBS (3.291 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) then was the number two network with repeats of "Kevin Can Wait" (3.314 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Man with a Plan" (2.987 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Mom" (3.483 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Life in Pieces" (3.032 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Scorpion" (3.466 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Next up was ABC (2.308 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) with encores of "The Bachelorette" (2.522 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Battle of the Network Stars" (1.881 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.721 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) offered up a repeat "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.798 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and a new "Superhuman" (1.644 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "Supergirl" (0.816 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.700 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.852 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) on The CW (0.796 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-26.67% - American Ninja Warrior
-27.27% - Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge
-42.86% - Superhuman

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Superhuman (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
-26.67% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular)
-27.27% - Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge (vs. Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.7/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/3 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· 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 (7/4/16):

NBC (6.175 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the holiday champ on Monday with its annual presentation of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (6.968 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) followed by an encore of "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (4.589 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2).

CBS (4.337 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was a distant second with repeats of "Mom" (3.816 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) and "2 Broke Girls" (3.610 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) followed by the "Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular" (4.649 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

Next up was ABC (2.521 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with an encore "The Bachelorette" (2.524 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and a new "Mistresses" (2.516 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.755 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up a repeat "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.741 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) plus the season finale of "Houdini & Doyle" (1.769 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, The CW (0.740 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening with repeats of "iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party" (0.638 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.814 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.872 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Houdini & Doyle
-28.57% - Mistresses

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+6.67% - Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular (vs. Various (Repeats))
-16.67% - Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-37.50% - Mistresses (vs. The Whispers)
-60.00% - Houdini & Doyle (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets (the Dallas market is currently excluded), household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.1/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 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 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.9/3 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.7/2 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.1/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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