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[06/29/18 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Sparks Another CBS Victory
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/28/18):

CBS (4.860 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) claimed the top spot on Thursday with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.914 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3), another "The Big Bang Theory" (6.247 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), night two of "Big Brother 20" (5.091 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "SWAT" (3.409 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

FOX (2.569 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with a new "The Four: Battle for Stardom" (2.376 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and a second "The Four: Battle for Stardom" (2.762 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Next up was NBC (3.753 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its lineup of "Little Big Shots" (6.027 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Marlon" (2.959 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), another "Marlon" (2.447 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and a repeat "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2.530 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.289 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up week two of "The Gong Show" (3.149 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11), "Match Game" (3.642 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "Take Two" (3.078 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "Supernatural" (0.761 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) and "Black Lightning" (0.572 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.666 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Four: Battle for Stardom - 8:00
0.00% - The Four: Battle for Stardom - 9:00
0.00% - Little Big Shots
0.00% - Match Game
0.00% - Marlon - 9:00
0.00% - Marlon - 9:30
0.00% - The Gong Show
0.00% - Take Two

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - The Four: Battle for Stardom - 9:00 (vs. Love Connection)
0.00% - The Gong Show (vs. Boy Band)
-18.75% - Big Brother 20
-22.22% - The Four: Battle for Stardom - 8:00 (vs. Beat Shazam)
-22.22% - Little Big Shots (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
-30.00% - Match Game (vs. Battle of the Network Stars)
-40.00% - Marlon - 9:00 (vs. The Wall)
-40.00% - Marlon - 9:30 (vs. The Wall)
-44.44% - Take Two (vs. The Gong Show)

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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; 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," 0.4/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/29/17):

CBS (4.670 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) edged out the competition on Thursday with repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.583 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and "Life in Pieces" (4.689 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8) followed by a new "Big Brother 19" (5.305 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and the return of "Zoo" (3.068 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

NBC (4.250 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was a close second with its trio of "Hollywood Game Night" (3.899 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5), "The Wall" (4.652 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and "The Night Shift" (4.200 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Next up was ABC (3.403 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) with week two of "Boy Band" (2.709 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11), the premiere of "Battle of the Network Stars" (4.030 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and a new "The Gong Show" (3.471 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.783 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up fresh installments from "Beat Shazam" (3.129 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5) and "Love Connection" (2.437 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

And finally, repeats of "Supernatural" (1.058 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a second "Supernatural" (0.966 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) rounded out the night on The CW (1.012 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Night Shift
+12.50% - Hollywood Game Night
+11.11% - The Wall
0.00% - The Gong Show
-10.00% - Beat Shazam
-22.22% - Love Connection
-28.57% - Boy Band

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. Bones)
+75.00% - The Night Shift (vs. Aquarius)
+40.00% - Love Connection (vs. Home Free)
0.00% - The Wall (vs. Spartan: Ultimate Team Competition)
0.00% - The Gong Show (vs. Match Game (Repeat))
-9.09% - Battle of the Network Stars (vs. Greatest Hits)
-11.11% - Big Brother 19
-25.00% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming)
-28.57% - Zoo (vs. Code Black (Repeat))
-44.44% - Boy Band (vs. BattleBots)

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," 2.2/6; 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," 0.5/3 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; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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