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[01/30/18 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Competition with "The Bachelor"
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 (1/29/18):

ABC (5.866 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was still the top draw on Monday with a new "The Bachelor" (6.295 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and a repeat "The Good Doctor" (5.010 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Second place then went home with

CBS (5.973 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and its mix of "Kevin Can Wait" (7.176 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2), "Man with a Plan" (6.559 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Superior Donuts" (5.789 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5), "9JKL" (4.813 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Scorpion" (5.752 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

Next up was NBC (4.698 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with originals from "The Wall" (5.415 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Better Late Than Never" (4.785 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) and the season finale of "The Brave" (3.895 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.148 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) offered up fresh installments from "Lucifer" (3.621 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "The Resident" (4.676 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

And finally, a new "Supergirl" (2.088 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13) and the season finale of "Valor" (1.120 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the night on The CW (1.604 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Supergirl
+16.67% - The Brave
+12.50% - Scorpion
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - Better Late Than Never
0.00% - 9JKL
0.00% - Valor
-5.56% - The Bachelor
-7.69% - Kevin Can Wait
-8.33% - Man with a Plan
-8.33% - The Wall
-10.00% - The Resident
-11.11% - Lucifer

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Scorpion (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
+10.00% - The Wall (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-8.33% - Man with a Plan (vs. Kevin Can Wait (Repeat))
-9.09% - Superior Donuts (vs. The Odd Couple)
-10.00% - Better Late Than Never (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-11.11% - 9JKL (vs. The Odd Couple)
-14.29% - Supergirl
-20.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-22.22% - The Brave (vs. Timeless)
-25.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-26.09% - The Bachelor
-27.27% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-33.33% - Valor (vs. Jane the Virgin)

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," 1.8/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "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 and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/30/17):

ABC (5.746 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with new episodes of "The Bachelor" (7.195 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and "Quantico" (2.849 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

FOX (3.832 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with the winter finales to "Gotham" (3.456 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Lucifer" (4.209 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

Next up was CBS (6.080 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (8.492 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "Kevin Can Wait" (6.393 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), a new "The Odd Couple" (5.760 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), the season finale of "The Odd Couple" (5.298 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and a repeat "Scorpion" (5.269 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.625 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.690 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7) and "Timeless" (3.494 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (2.334 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.946 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.640 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Lucifer
0.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
0.00% - Timeless
-4.17% - The Bachelor
-8.33% - Gotham
-11.11% - Quantico
-12.50% - Supergirl
-18.18% - The Odd Couple (vs. 1/16/17)
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+4.55% - The Bachelor
-4.76% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
-8.33% - The Odd Couple - 9:00 (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-10.00% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-20.00% - Quantico (vs. The Bachelor Live)
-25.00% - The Odd Couple - 9:30 (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin
-36.84% - Lucifer
-57.69% - Gotham (vs. The X-Files)

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3; 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 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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