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[06/02/18 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; Splits Demos with ABC, NBC
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/1/18):

CBS (5.051 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) was the most-watched broadcaster on Friday thanks to a new "Undercover Boss" (4.818 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) and repeats of "Hawaii Five-0" (4.838 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (5.498 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

ABC (3.231 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) then was the silver overall draw with a new "Quantico" (3.036 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), a repeat "Shark Tank" (2.797 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and "20/20" (3.862 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1).

Next up was NBC (2.769 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) with an encore "American Ninja Warrior" (2.787 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and a new "Dateline NBC" (2.734 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.009 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up a rebroadcast of "Love Connection" (1.376 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #9) plus week two of "Phenoms" (0.642 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10).

And finally, originals from "My Last Days" (0.648 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) and "Life Sentence" (0.460 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) on The CW (0.554 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Undercover Boss
+25.00% - Quantico
+16.67% - 20/20
0.00% - Phenoms
0.00% - Life Sentence
-37.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. 5/18/18)
-50.00% - My Last Days

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Undercover Boss (vs. MacGyver (Repeat))
-12.50% - 20/20
-28.57% - Quantico (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-50.00% - Phenoms (vs. The F Word with Gordon Ramsay (Repeat))
-50.00% - Life Sentence (vs. Reign)
-50.00% - Dateline NBC
-66.67% - My Last Days (vs. The Originals)

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

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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," 1.0/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/2/17):

NBC (4.592 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the demo champ on Friday with an encore of "America's Got Talent" (4.530 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and a new "Dateline NBC" (4.718 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1).

ABC (3.685 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was a close second with repeats of "Shark Tank" (3.564 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5), another "Shark Tank" (3.640 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) plus a new "20/20" (3.852 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Next up was CBS (4.841 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and repeats of "MacGyver" (4.284 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.773 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (5.466 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.539 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up rebroadcasts of "MasterChef" (1.621 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "The F Word with Gordon Ramsay" (1.457 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "The Originals" (1.045 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Reign" (0.762 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) rounded out the night on The CW (0.903 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - 20/20 (vs. 5/19/17)
+25.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - The Originals (vs. 5/19/17)
-33.33% - Reign (vs. 5/19/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Originals (vs. Masters of Illusion)
-9.09% - Dateline NBC
-11.11% - 20/20
-33.33% - Reign (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (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," 1.9/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5 with an encore; 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 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 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 0.7/3 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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