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[07/30/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Hits Season High for 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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/29/19):

ABC (5.801 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) cruised to victory on Monday with the penultimate "The Bachelorette" (7.147 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and a new "Grand Hotel" (3.111 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

NBC (4.309 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was the silver draw with fresh installments from "American Ninja Warrior" (4.643 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.642 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4).

Next up was FOX (2.102 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with originals from "Beat Shazam" (2.298 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.905 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.279 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up a new "Love Island" (2.130 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) alongside repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (2.217 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8), "The Neighborhood" (1.935 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Bull" (2.632 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.158 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.941 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.919 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.044 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Grand Hotel
+11.76% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Love Island
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-16.67% - Beat Shazam

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+46.15% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Proposal)
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 9-1-1 (Repeat))
-16.67% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-25.00% - Dateline NBC
-27.27% - American Ninja Warrior
-27.27% - Love Island (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2; "Late Show," 0.3/2; 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 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 (7/30/18):

ABC (4.666 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) held off the competition on Monday with fresh installments of "The Bachelorette" (5.444 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "The Proposal" (3.110 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

NBC (5.051 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was a close second with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (5.270 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (4.613 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.271 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.597 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and a repeat "9-1-1" (1.946 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.284 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up repeats of "Mom" (4.252 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Life in Pieces" (3.474 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7) followed by new episodes of "Salvation" (2.614 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Elementary" (3.375 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.406 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.063 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) alongside a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.983 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) rounded out the night on The CW (1.214 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - The Proposal
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Salvation
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-7.14% - The Bachelorette

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)
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Midnight, Texas)
0.00% - Elementary (vs. CBSN: On Assignment)
-12.50% - The Proposal (vs. To Tell the Truth (Repeat))
-13.33% - The Bachelorette
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance
-21.43% - American Ninja Warrior
-40.00% - Salvation (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets (the Phoenix market is currently excluded), household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.8/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; 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," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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," 1.0/4. 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 with an encore 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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