or


[07/15/17 - 09:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
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 (7/14/17):

NBC (4.028 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) was the network to beat on Friday with an encore of "America's Got Talent" (4.075 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) and a new "Dateline NBC" (3.934 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1).

ABC (3.342 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a close second with its mix of "Shark Tank" (3.370 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (3.244 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "20/20" (3.412 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Next up was CBS (3.983 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its second run lineup of "MacGyver" (3.817 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "Salvation" (3.304 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (4.828 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.515 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) likewise opted for encores of "MasterChef" (1.650 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "Beat Shazam" (1.381 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

And finally, a new "Masters of Illusion" (1.014 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) plus repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (0.912 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.091 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) rounded out the night on The CW (1.027 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Masters of Illusion
-14.29% - Primetime: What Would You Do?
-22.22% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Primetime: What Would You Do?
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - 20/20
-33.33% - Masters of Illusion

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/15/16):

NBC (4.000 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) claimed the adults 18-49 crown on Friday with an encore of "America's Got Talent" (4.203 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) and a new "Dateline NBC" (3.595 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

CBS (4.741 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with its repeat lineup of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.534 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.449 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (5.240 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

Next up was ABC (3.190 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) and its trio of "Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey" (2.673 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (2.652 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "20/20" (4.248 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1).

Meanwhile, The CW (1.324 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) offered up a new "Masters of Illusion" (1.381 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) followed by second runs of "Masters of Illusion" (1.168 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.373 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, encores of "Rosewood" (1.431 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "MasterChef" (1.209 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) on FOX (1.320 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 6/17/16)
0.00% - Masters of Illusion
-20.00% - 20/20
-25.00% - Primetime: What Would You Do? (vs. 6/24/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Masters of Illusion
-11.11% - 20/20
-14.29% - Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-22.22% - Dateline NBC
-33.33% - Primetime: What Would You Do?

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

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [july 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
[07/21/21 - 04:54 PM]
Starz Original Series "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" Sets Records as Network's Most Highly Engaged Series Premiere Ever and Biggest Multiplatform Premiere in 2021
The series debuted as the network's most highly engaged series premiere ever with the best series premiere completion rate across OTT platforms, and dominated social media on premiere night ranking #1 most social series.

[07/21/21 - 02:29 PM]
Viewership for the 2021 NBA Finals on ABC Up 32 Percent from Last Year
Tuesday's title clinching Game 6 broadcast was up 50 percent and was the most-watched game of the series.

[07/20/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Releases Viewership Figures for "Shadow and Bone," "Sweet Tooth," "Army of the Dead," "Fatherhood," More
The streamer details its top films and series for the second quarter of 2021.

[07/16/21 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Delivers Highest-Rated Week for Any Network Since February in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of July 5-11.

[07/15/21 - 02:35 PM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 4 on ABC Up 35 Percent from Last Year
The ABC broadcast averaged 10,254,000 viewers, peaking with 12,559,000 viewers from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.

[07/15/21 - 06:30 AM]
CBS Summer Staples "Big Brother" and "Love Island" Show Year-Over-Year Growth in First Week
In streaming, with three days of viewing data available, "Love Island" is up +14% on Paramount+ and the CBS app.

[07/13/21 - 02:55 PM]
MLB on ESPN: Most-Watched T-Mobile Home Run Derby Since 2017
Viewership for the T-Mobile Home Run Derby was up 13 percent from 2019 and up 19 percent from 2018.

[07/13/21 - 07:36 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 3 on ABC Up 51 Percent from Last Year
Through three games, the 2021 NBA Finals is averaging 9,000,000 viewers, up 33 percent from last year.

[07/12/21 - 12:28 PM]
The Premiere Episode of HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" Is the Most-Watched Max Original Series Since Launch Over Its First Weekend of Availability
Within an hour of the episode's premiere, the show was trending # 1 nationwide on Twitter, continuing as a Top 5 trend through mid-day.

[07/12/21 - 12:04 PM]
WE tv Is the #1 Cable Network with Women on Friday Nights for the First Half of 2021
WE tv has also been the #1 cable network with Black women on Friday nights since 2019.

[07/12/21 - 07:32 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC Up 41 Percent From Last Year
Through two games, the 2021 NBA Finals is averaging 8,970,000 viewers, up 26 percent from last year.

[07/08/21 - 07:19 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 1 on ABC Up 13 Percent from Last Year
The ABC broadcast averaged 8,560,000 viewers, peaking with nearly 10 million viewers (9,970,000) from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.

[07/06/21 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Entertainment Network as "The Bachelorette" Is Night's No. 1 Entertainment Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, June 28.

[07/02/21 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Ties as No. 1 Entertainment Net for 3rd Time in 4 Weeks with Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of June 21-27.

[07/01/21 - 03:05 PM]
ESPN's NBA Conference Finals Game 6 Telecast - Phoenix Suns vs. LA Clippers - Up 64 Percent From Last Year
Overall, ESPN and ABC's NBA Playoffs viewership has averaged nearly four million viewers (3,955,000) across 33 games, including the NBA Play-In Tournament, up 34 percent year over year.