or


[09/04/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Holiday with Expanded "Bachelor in Paradise"
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/3/18):

ABC (4.181 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the Labor Day champ thanks to a special three-hour "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.181 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1).

NBC (4.038 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with a new "American Ninja Warrior" (4.798 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and a repeat "America's Got Talent" (2.517 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

Next up was FOX (2.437 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with the penultimate week of "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.437 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.159 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up repeats of "Mom" (4.178 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Life in Pieces" (3.232 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) followed by originals from "Salvation" (2.436 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Elementary" (3.336 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.342 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.058 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.006 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) on The CW (1.187 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Salvation
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-8.33% - Bachelor in Paradise
-9.09% - American Ninja Warrior
-16.67% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Hooten & The Lady (Repeat))
0.00% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
0.00% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Bachelor in Paradise/To Tell the Truth (Repeat))
-16.67% - So You Think You Can Dance
-33.33% - American Ninja Warrior
-45.45% - Salvation (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))

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," 1.4/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.5/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/2 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 (9/4/17):

NBC (5.169 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) edged out the competition on Monday with new episodes from "American Ninja Warrior" (6.230 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Midnight, Texas" (3.046 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

A close second then went to ABC (3.893 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) with a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.425 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and a repeat "To Tell the Truth" (2.829 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Next up was CBS (4.260 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.905 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3), "CBS Fall Preview" (5.211 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4), "Mom" (3.919 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Life in Pieces" (3.423 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "Scorpion" (3.552 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.567 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) served up a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.567 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.887 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) opted for repeats of "Supergirl" (0.938 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Hooten & The Lady" (0.837 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-18.75% - Bachelor in Paradise
-22.22% - Midnight, Texas
-25.00% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - CBS Fall Preview (vs. 2 Broke Girls (Repeat))
-7.14% - Bachelor in Paradise
-30.00% - Midnight, Texas (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls)

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," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 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," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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





  [september 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
[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.