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[05/07/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
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 (5/6/19):

NBC (6.074 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to originals from "The Voice" (7.215 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) and "The Enemy Within" (3.790 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

FOX (5.375 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with the season finale of "The Resident" (4.954 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and a new "9-1-1" (5.796 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1).

Next up was CBS (5.077 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its mix of a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (5.040 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3), the season finale of "Man with a Plan" (4.792 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) and new episodes from "The Code" (4.135 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9) and "Bull" (6.180 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.634 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up its special "The Bachelorette Reunion: The Biggest Bachelorette Reunion in Bachelor History Ever!" (2.854 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) plus a new "The Fix" (2.195 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

And finally on The CW (0.811 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5), fresh installments of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.980 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Arrow" (0.643 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 9-1-1
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - The Enemy Within
0.00% - The Code
0.00% - The Fix
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
0.00% - Arrow
-8.33% - The Voice
-11.11% - The Resident
-12.50% - Man with a Plan

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+14.29% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - Bull (vs. Elementary)
-12.50% - Man with a Plan
-20.00% - The Fix (vs. The Crossing)
-21.43% - The Voice
-25.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Supergirl)
-28.57% - The Code (vs. Superior Donuts/The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-33.33% - Arrow (vs. iZombie)
-33.33% - The Enemy Within (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls)
-33.33% - The Bachelorette Reunion: The Biggest Bachelorette Reunion in Bachelor History Ever! (vs. Dancing with the Stars)

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," 1.6/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2; "Late Show," 0.4/3 and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2.

· 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," 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," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/7/18):

NBC (6.760 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) cruised to another victory on Monday with a new "The Voice" (8.301 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) followed by the season premiere of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (3.680 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

ABC (6.378 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) then was the number two draw with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (7.644 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and "The Crossing" (3.847 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11).

Next up was FOX (3.419 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) with fresh installments of "Lucifer" (2.857 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "The Resident" (3.980 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.695 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up the season finale of "Kevin Can Wait" (5.418 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) alongside new episodes of "Man with a Plan" (4.939 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6) and "Superior Donuts" (4.351 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) plus a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (4.338 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and a new "Elementary" (4.561 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.585 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "iZombie" (0.816 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.200 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - iZombie
+25.00% - Kevin Can Wait
+16.67% - Lucifer
+12.50% - The Resident
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - The Crossing
-12.50% - The Voice
-18.18% - Dancing with the Stars
-20.00% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - iZombie (vs. Jane the Virgin)
0.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-9.09% - Kevin Can Wait
-11.11% - Man with a Plan
-16.67% - The Crossing (vs. Quantico)
-18.18% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. The Wall)
-22.22% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-22.22% - Superior Donuts
-26.32% - The Voice
-33.33% - Supergirl
-40.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-45.45% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion)

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," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households 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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