or


[05/21/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
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 (5/20/19):

NBC (6.678 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to the penultimate "The Voice" (7.852 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and the season finale of "The Enemy Within" (4.330 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

ABC (3.980 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with a new "The Bachelorette" (4.509 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and the finale to "The Fix" (2.924 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Next up was CBS (4.630 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.758 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), another "The Big Bang Theory" (6.039 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3), a new "The Code" (4.919 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and the annual "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2019" (3.072 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.480 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up the return of "Beat Shazam" (2.476 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and a repeat "9-1-1" (2.484 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.934 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with the season finale of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.097 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and an encore of "Roswell: Mysteries Decoded" (0.771 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The Fix
+16.67% - The Code
+9.09% - The Voice
0.00% - The Enemy Within
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-7.69% - The Bachelorette

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Beat Shazam (vs. Miss USA 2018)
0.00% - The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2019 (vs. Elementary)
-11.11% - The Bachelorette (vs. Dancing with the Stars/American Idol)
-14.29% - The Enemy Within (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls)
-20.00% - The Voice
-22.22% - The Code (vs. The Big Bang Theory/Mom (Repeats))
-40.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Supergirl)
-68.75% - The Fix (vs. American Idol)

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," 2.4/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/3 in metered-market households and a 0.1/1 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 (5/21/18):

ABC (8.658 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) snapped the Peacock's 10-week winning streak on Monday with the season finales of "Dancing with the Stars" (8.669 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and "American Idol" (8.652 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1).

NBC (6.774 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then had to settle for the silver with new episodes from "The Voice" (8.607 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) and "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (3.107 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8).

Next up was CBS (5.009 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.304 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), the season finale of "Man with a Plan" (5.660 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), another "The Big Bang Theory" (5.459 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), "Mom" (4.328 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7) and a new "Elementary" (4.151 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.354 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up its presentation of "Miss USA 2018" (2.354 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, originals from "Supergirl" (1.770 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and "iZombie" (1.078 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (1.424 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Man with a Plan
+10.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - iZombie
-6.25% - The Voice
-12.50% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls
-16.67% - Elementary

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Man with a Plan (vs. Princess Diana: Her Life-Her Death-The Truth)
-11.11% - American Idol (vs. The Bachelorette)
-16.67% - Supergirl
-21.05% - The Voice
-22.22% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls
-25.00% - iZombie (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-28.57% - Elementary (vs. The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017)
-33.33% - Miss USA 2018 (vs. Gotham/Lucifer)
-38.89% - 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," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; 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," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3 and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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





  [may 2019]  
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
[01/19/21 - 08:54 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Returns on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among total viewers, shares the demo crown with ABC.

[01/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Deliver Victory for FOX
The network's coverage towers over the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet's game show trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/14/21 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Return on Top for NBC
The network pulls into the top spots in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/13/21 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Adults 18-49
The network holds off the competition in the key demographic while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[01/12/21 - 10:01 AM]
In Its First Four Weeks, More Than 41 Million Households Are Projected to Wax on for "Cobra Kai's" Third Season
Between all three seasons, 73 million households have checked out the show.

[01/12/21 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Competition with "The Bachelor"
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/11/21 - 08:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Surges with NFL Playoffs
The network cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/10/21 - 05:55 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Put NBC on Top
The network cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/09/21 - 05:53 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
"Blue Bloods" and "Shark Tank" lead their respective lineups last night.

[01/08/21 - 11:24 AM]
ABC Ranks as No. 1 Entertainment Net for 5th Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 28.

[01/08/21 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Premiere
The network leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/08/21 - 08:35 AM]
"Mr. Mayor" Is NBC's Best Comedy Premiere in 18-49 Since 2018
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/21 - 08:03 AM]
HGTV's Hit Series "Fixer to Fabulous" Delivers Its Best-Ever Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 29.