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[05/08/18 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Continue Their Reign
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 (5/7/18):

NBC (6.760 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) cruised to another victory on Monday with a new "The Voice" (8.301 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) followed by the season premiere of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (3.680 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

ABC (6.378 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) then was the number two draw with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (7.644 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and "The Crossing" (3.847 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11).

Next up was FOX (3.419 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) with fresh installments of "Lucifer" (2.857 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "The Resident" (3.980 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.695 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up the season finale of "Kevin Can Wait" (5.418 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) alongside new episodes of "Man with a Plan" (4.939 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6) and "Superior Donuts" (4.351 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) plus a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (4.338 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and a new "Elementary" (4.561 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.585 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "iZombie" (0.816 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.200 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - iZombie
+25.00% - Kevin Can Wait
+16.67% - Lucifer
+12.50% - The Resident
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - The Crossing
-12.50% - The Voice
-18.18% - Dancing with the Stars
-20.00% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - iZombie (vs. Jane the Virgin)
0.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-9.09% - Kevin Can Wait
-11.11% - Man with a Plan
-16.67% - The Crossing (vs. Quantico)
-18.18% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. The Wall)
-22.22% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-22.22% - Superior Donuts
-26.32% - The Voice
-33.33% - Supergirl
-40.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-45.45% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion)

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," 1.5/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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," 1.0/4 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," 0.2/2.

· 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 (5/8/17):

NBC (7.701 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with a new "The Voice" (9.141 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and a special edition of "The Wall" (4.822 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

ABC (7.522 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with its duo of "Dancing with the Stars" (9.850 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) and "Quantico" (2.867 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

Next up was CBS (5.697 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its mix of the season finale of "Kevin Can Wait" (5.592 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), a new "Man with a Plan" (5.075 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), the season finales of "Superior Donuts" (4.882 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) and "The Great Indoors" (3.957 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10) plus a new "Scorpion" (7.337 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.108 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "Gotham" (2.931 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) and "Lucifer" (3.285 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

And finally, The CW (1.423 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening with fresh installments from "Supergirl" (1.861 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.985 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Jane the Virgin
+20.00% - Supergirl
+11.76% - The Voice
+10.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - Quantico
-6.25% - Dancing with the Stars
-8.33% - Kevin Can Wait
-10.00% - Lucifer
-10.00% - Gotham
-12.50% - The Great Indoors

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Supergirl (vs. Reign)
+50.00% - Lucifer (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
+10.00% - Scorpion (vs. Person of Interest)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-9.52% - The Voice
-11.76% - Dancing with the Stars
-21.43% - The Wall (vs. Blindspot)
-25.00% - Gotham
-31.25% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Mike & Molly)
-40.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-45.45% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-46.15% - The Great Indoors (vs. The Odd Couple)
-47.06% - Man with a Plan (vs. Mike & Molly)

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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; 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," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· 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 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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