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[06/08/18 - 08:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Clincher Wins for 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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/7/18):

NBC (6.019 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and the Washington Capitals were the big winners on Thursday with the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5" (6.019 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1).

ABC (4.705 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the silver draw with repeats of "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.888 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (4.715 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) nad "To Tell the Truth" (3.512 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

Next up was CBS (4.899 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.555 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "Young Sheldon" (6.196 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "Mom" (5.080 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Life in Pieces" (3.954 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10) and "SWAT" (3.805 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.428 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) served up the return of "The Four: Battle for Stardom" (2.205 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and a second "The Four: Battle for Stardom" (2.653 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

And finally, second runs of "Supernatural" (0.837 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) and "Black Lightning" (0.676 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) on The CW (0.756 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+35.71% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5
0.00% - The Four: Battle for Stardom - 9:00 (vs. Love Connection)
-30.00% - The Four: Battle for Stardom - 8:00 (vs. Beat Shazam)

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," delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Show," 0.4/3 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 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" was delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/8/17):

NBC (4.320 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) took home top adults 18-49 honors on Thursday with its coverage of the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5" (4.320 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1).

The silver then went to ABC (5.444 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and its repeat lineup of "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.350 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), another "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.170 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (4.813 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.735 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "Beat Shazam" (2.917 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "Love Connection" (2.554 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.423 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) served up repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.132 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Superior Donuts" (4.490 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), "Mom" (4.241 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), "Life in Pieces" (3.721 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Bull" (3.977 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "Supernatural" (0.866 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and another "Supernatural" (0.855 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.860 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Love Connection
-9.09% - Beat Shazam

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Beat Shazam (vs. American Grit)
+14.29% - Love Connection (vs. American Grit)
0.00% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 5

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," 2.8/7; 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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.7/4; 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 0.3/2 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," 0.4/3 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 with an encore and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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