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[11/30/17 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Edges Tight Demo Race with NBC, FOX
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/29/17):

CBS (7.254 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) edged out a demo victory on Wednesday thanks to a new "Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers" (8.594 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1), a second "Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers" (7.806 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2) and "Bruno Mars: 24k Magic Live at the Apollo" (5.364 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10).

NBC (7.676 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was a close second with its trio of "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" (9.014 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (7.109 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6) and "Chicago PD" (6.908 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8).

FOX (4.377 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) likewise was in the hunt with new episodes from "Empire" (5.076 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4) and "Star" (3.679 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.757 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "The Goldbergs" (5.609 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), "Speechless" (4.185 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "Modern Family" (6.132 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4), "American Housewife" (4.531 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12) and "Designated Survivor" (4.042 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13).

And finally, new episodes of "Riverdale" (1.400 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) and "Dynasty" (0.695 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) over on The CW (1.047 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers
+8.33% - Chicago PD (vs. 11/22/17)
+7.14% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 11/22/17)
0.00% - The Goldbergs (vs. 11/22/17)
0.00% - Star (vs. 11/22/17)
0.00% - Speechless (vs. 11/22/17)
0.00% - Riverdale (vs. 11/22/17)
0.00% - Dynasty (vs. 11/22/17)
-5.88% - Modern Family (vs. 11/22/17)
-12.50% - Designated Survivor (vs. 11/22/17)
-20.00% - Empire (vs. 11/22/17)
-23.08% - American Housewife (vs. 11/22/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+21.43% - Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers - 9:00 (vs. Criminal Minds)
+10.00% - Bruno Mars: 24k Magic Live at the Apollo (vs. Code Black)
0.00% - Empire (vs. Lethal Weapon)
0.00% - Christmas in Rockefeller Center
-5.26% - Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers - 8:00
-11.76% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love)
-17.65% - The Goldbergs
-23.53% - Chicago PD (vs. Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love)
-26.67% - Speechless
-27.27% - Modern Family
-33.33% - Dynasty (vs. Frequency)
-44.44% - American Housewife (vs. Black-ish)
-46.15% - Designated Survivor
-57.14% - Star (vs. Empire)
-61.54% - Riverdale (vs. Arrow)

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," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; 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," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.4/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/3.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/30/16):

FOX (7.120 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was the demo champ on Wednesday with fresh installments from "Lethal Weapon" (6.425 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8) and "Empire" (7.817 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1).

NBC (11.192 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then was the number two draw with its specials "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" (10.512 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5) and "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" (11.532 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5).

Next up was ABC (5.668 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and its original lineup of "The Goldbergs" (5.896 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5), "Speechless" (4.931 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9), "Modern Family" (6.786 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2), "Black-ish" (5.430 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) and "Designated Survivor" (5.483 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T11).

Meanwhile, CBS (7.360 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up new episodes of "Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X" (8.765 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3), "Criminal Minds" (7.388 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #10) and "Code Black" (5.929 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #13).

And finally, The CW (2.301 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) got a big boost from its crossover powered "Arrow" (3.520 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T11) and a new "Frequency" (1.082 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+85.71% - Arrow (vs. 11/16/16)
+18.75% - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
+12.50% - Black-ish (vs. 11/16/16)
+11.11% - Code Black
+8.33% - Designated Survivor (vs. 11/16/16)
0.00% - Modern Family (vs. 11/16/16)
0.00% - Criminal Minds (vs. 11/16/16)
0.00% - Frequency (vs. 11/16/16)
-5.56% - The Goldbergs (vs. 11/16/16)
-5.88% - Lethal Weapon (vs. 11/16/16)
-6.25% - Speechless (vs. 11/16/16)
-9.68% - Empire (vs. 11/16/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+44.44% - Designated Survivor (vs. Nashville)
+18.88% - Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (vs. Various (Repeats))
+14.29% - Lethal Weapon (vs. Rosewood)
+13.33% - Christmas in Rockefeller Center
+5.88% - Black-ish
0.00% - Arrow
-6.67% - Criminal Minds
-8.33% - Modern Family
-9.52% - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
-19.05% - The Goldbergs (vs. The Middle)
-25.00% - Speechless (vs. The Goldbergs)
-33.33% - Code Black
-36.36% - Empire
-66.67% - Frequency (vs. Supernatural)

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," 2.7/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 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; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3. 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.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 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





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