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[09/14/18 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Puts CBS on Top
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/13/18):

CBS (5.305 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) pulled into the top spot on Thursday with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.768 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2), "Young Sheldon" (6.409 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3), "Big Brother 20" (5.988 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "SWAT" (3.338 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

ABC (4.162 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was the silver draw with a repeat "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.251 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) followed by the season finales of "Match Game" (4.296 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "Take Two" (2.940 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Next up was NBC (2.238 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its marathon lineup of "The Good Place" (2.635 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), another "The Good Place" (2.088 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), yet another "The Good Place" (2.226 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), even more "The Good Place" (2.006 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2.235 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.683 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up encores of "MasterChef" (1.853 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "The Gifted" (1.513 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14).

And finally, The CW (0.634 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with repeats of "Supernatural" (0.808 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) and "The Originals" (0.460 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Match Game
+25.00% - Take Two
+21.43% - Big Brother 20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-5.56% - Big Brother 20
-20.00% - Match Game (vs. Truth and Lies: The Murder of Laci Peterson)
-50.00% - Take Two (vs. Truth and Lies: The Murder of Laci Peterson)

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/3.

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/14/17):

CBS (4.788 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) edged out the competition on Thursday with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.393 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), "Mom" (5.046 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "Big Brother 19" (6.012 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "Zoo" (2.632 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

ABC (4.947 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was a close second with a repeat "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.041 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) followed by "Truth and Lies: The Murder of Laci Peterson " (4.901 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3).

Next up was NBC (3.972 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and encores of "American Ninja Warrior" (3.996 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) and "Chicago Fire" (3.924 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.285 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up the season finales of "Beat Shazam" (2.414 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8) and "Love Connection" (2.157 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.518 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.231 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.022 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) rounded out the night on The CW (1.322 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Big Brother 19
0.00% - Love Connection
0.00% - Zoo
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-12.50% - Beat Shazam

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Truth and Lies: The Murder of Laci Peterson (vs. Grey's Anatomy/How to Get Away with Murder (Repeats))
+50.00% - Love Connection (vs. Bones (Repeat))
+50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
+33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
+16.67% - Beat Shazam (vs. Rosewood (Repeat))
-52.63% - Big Brother 19 (vs. Thursday Night Football)
-86.84% - Zoo (vs. Thursday Night Football)

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," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/4 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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