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[08/24/17 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Top Competition in Viewers, Demos
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 (8/23/17):

NBC (6.002 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the top draw on Wednesday thanks to a new "America's Got Talent" (10.527 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) followed by "Marlon" (4.972 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), a second "Marlon" (3.819 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and a repeat "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.083 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6).

FOX (3.436 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with its expanded two-hour "MasterChef" (3.436 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Next up was CBS (4.085 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its mix of "Big Brother 19" (6.130 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), "Salvation" (3.142 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and a repeat "Criminal Minds" (2.983 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.205 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) resumed repeats of "The Goldbergs" (2.502 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11), "Speechless" (1.954 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11), "Modern Family" (2.447 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "American Housewife" (2.217 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), another "Modern Family" (2.186 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) and another "The Goldbergs" (1.928 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "Arrow" (1.038 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and "Supernatural" (1.150 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14) on The CW (1.094 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - MasterChef
0.00% - Marlon - 9:30
0.00% - Salvation
-4.76% - America's Got Talent
-7.69% - Marlon - 9:00
-10.53% - Big Brother 19

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-15.00% - Big Brother 19
-23.08% - MasterChef
-28.57% - Salvation (vs. Criminal Minds (Repeat))
-42.86% - Marlon - 9:00 (vs. America's Got Talent)
-52.38% - Marlon - 9:30 (vs. America's Got Talent)

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," 1.7/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.7/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 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," 0.4/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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," 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," 0.3/3 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 0.6/3 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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/24/16):

NBC (7.748 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) continued its win streak on Wednesday with an "America's Got Talent" (7.180 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) recap followed by new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (10.476 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "The Night Shift" (5.588 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

FOX (4.113 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the number two draw with the return of "MasterChef" (4.113 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4).

Next up was CBS (4.094 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its trio of "Big Brother 18" (6.396 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "Criminal Minds" (3.309 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "American Gothic" (2.577 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.813 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up a marathon of "The Goldbergs" (3.542 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), another "The Goldbergs" (3.136 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), yet another "The Goldbergs" (2.719 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), even more "The Goldbergs" (2.452 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Modern Family" (2.779 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) and "Black-ish" (2.247 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

And finally, The CW (1.355 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night with new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.500 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.264 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.156 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+61.54% - America's Got Talent (vs. 8/3/16)
+37.50% - The Night Shift (vs. 8/3/16)
+33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
+25.00% - American Gothic
+18.18% - MasterChef (vs. 8/3/16)
+11.11% - Big Brother 18
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. 8/10/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+110.00% - America's Got Talent (vs. The Carmichael Show)
+33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. A Wicked Offer)
+18.18% - MasterChef (vs. MasterChef/Home Free)
0.00% - The Night Shift (vs. Last Comic Standing)
0.00% - Big Brother 18
-20.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. America's Next Top Model)
-44.44% - American Gothic (vs. Criminal Minds (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," 2.3/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.9/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· 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; 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.1/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 with an encore in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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