or


[06/28/18 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
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 (6/27/18):

CBS (5.417 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) got a boost on Wednesday thanks to the two-hour launch of "Big Brother 20" (5.287 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and a new "Code Black" (5.677 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

FOX (3.626 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then had to settle for the silver with originals from "MasterChef" (3.722 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back" (3.531 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2).

Next up was NBC (2.922 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with repeats of "Ellen's Game of Games" (4.200 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "World of Dance" (2.770 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) plus a new "Reverie" (1.796 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.420 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up its repeat lineup of "The Goldbergs" (2.979 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6), another "The Goldbergs" (2.414 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Modern Family" (2.424 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "American Housewife" (1.986 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and "Shark Tank" (2.357 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, The CW (1.018 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) likewise opted for repeats of "Supergirl" (1.192 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and "The Originals" (0.844 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) to round out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Code Black
+11.11% - MasterChef
+10.00% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back
-25.00% - Reverie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back (vs. The F Word with Gordon Ramsay)
+14.29% - Code Black (vs. Criminal Minds (Repeat))
0.00% - MasterChef
-11.76% - Big Brother 20
-25.00% - Reverie (vs. This Is 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," 1.5/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 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; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/28/17):

CBS (5.097 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) surged to the top spot on Wednesday with the two-hour premiere of "Big Brother 19" (5.858 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and a repeat "Criminal Minds" (3.574 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

FOX (2.810 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with fresh installments of "MasterChef" (3.499 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and "The F Word with Gordon Ramsay" (2.121 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Next up was NBC (3.852 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with originals from "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" (6.511 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and "The Carmichael Show" (3.512 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) followed by repeats of "The Carmichael Show" (2.787 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "This Is Us" (1.897 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.669 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) served up repeats of "The Goldbergs" (2.628 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "Speechless" (2.113 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "Modern Family" (2.575 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "American Housewife" (2.333 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and a new "To Tell the Truth" (3.184 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

And finally, second runs of "Arrow" (0.767 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.748 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.757 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - MasterChef
0.00% - To Tell the Truth
-10.00% - Little Big Shots: Forever Young
-12.50% - The Carmichael Show
-14.29% - The F Word with Gordon Ramsay

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.93% - Big Brother 19 (vs. Big Brother 18/Criminal Minds (Repeat))
-7.69% - To Tell the Truth (vs. Fresh Off the Boat/The Real O'Neals (Repeats))
-9.09% - MasterChef
-12.50% - The Carmichael Show (vs. The Night Shift)
-25.00% - Little Big Shots: Forever Young (vs. U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming)
-25.00% - The F Word with Gordon Ramsay (vs. Wayward Pines)

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," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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," 1.1/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [june 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet's game show trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/14/21 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Return on Top for NBC
The network pulls into the top spots in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/13/21 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Adults 18-49
The network holds off the competition in the key demographic while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[01/12/21 - 10:01 AM]
In Its First Four Weeks, More Than 41 Million Households Are Projected to Wax on for "Cobra Kai's" Third Season
Between all three seasons, 73 million households have checked out the show.

[01/12/21 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Competition with "The Bachelor"
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/11/21 - 08:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Surges with NFL Playoffs
The network cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/10/21 - 05:55 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Put NBC on Top
The network cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/09/21 - 05:53 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
"Blue Bloods" and "Shark Tank" lead their respective lineups last night.

[01/08/21 - 11:24 AM]
ABC Ranks as No. 1 Entertainment Net for 5th Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 28.

[01/08/21 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Premiere
The network leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/08/21 - 08:35 AM]
"Mr. Mayor" Is NBC's Best Comedy Premiere in 18-49 Since 2018
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/21 - 08:03 AM]
HGTV's Hit Series "Fixer to Fabulous" Delivers Its Best-Ever Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 29.

[01/07/21 - 05:07 PM]
"Big Sky" Is ABC's Most-Watched Debut Since September 2017 with 14.7 Million Viewers After 35 Days of Multiplatform Viewing
ABC spins the numbers for the series to date.

[01/07/21 - 12:26 PM]
Hallmark Channel Closes Out 2020 as #1 Entertainment Cable Network in Fourth Quarter and #2 for the Entire Year
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the year to date.