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[09/11/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Top Demo Race
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 (9/10/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: ABC stations in Detroit, Los Angeles and San Francisco and the CW station in New York carried NFL football, the numbers for which are included here but will be excluded from Officials.]

ABC (4.646 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) pulled into the top demo spot on Monday with a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (5.274 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and a repeat "The Good Doctor" (3.391 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

NBC (4.825 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home the silver with the season finale of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.635 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and a repeat "America's Got Talent" (3.206 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was FOX (2.573 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with the season finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.573 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.627 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.466 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3), "The CBS Fall Preview Show" (4.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4), "Salvation" (2.794 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Elementary" (3.205 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.534 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.406 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.341 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) on The CW (1.454 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Salvation
+27.27% - Bachelor in Paradise
+20.00% - American Ninja Warrior
+20.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
-20.00% - Elementary

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
-25.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-30.00% - The CBS Fall Preview Show (vs. Kevin Can Wait (Repeat))
-33.33% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-55.56% - 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," 1.5/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households 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 (9/11/17):

NBC (5.148 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was still the top draw on Monday thanks to originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (6.306 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "Midnight, Texas" (2.833 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

Second place then went to ABC (4.227 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) with the season finale of "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.828 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) alongside a new "To Tell the Truth" (3.024 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

Next up was CBS (4.667 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its repeat lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.350 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3), "Kevin Can Wait" (5.105 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Mom" (5.027 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Life in Pieces" (4.032 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6) and "Scorpion" (3.743 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.401 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.401 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

And finally, a repeat "Supergirl" (1.081 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and the season finale of "Hooten & The Lady" (0.937 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) on The CW (1.009 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+6.67% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - Midnight, Texas
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Hooten & The Lady (vs. 8/28/17)
-12.50% - To Tell the Truth (vs. 8/28/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Hooten & The Lady (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
-5.88% - American Ninja Warrior
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance
-41.67% - Midnight, Texas (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls)
-50.00% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
-50.00% - To Tell the Truth (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)

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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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 with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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