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[11/26/19 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Honors
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 (11/25/19):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Some local NFL coverage is currently reflected in NBC and ABC fast-affiliate averages.]

ABC (7.171 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the most-watched network on a competitive Monday with the season finale of "Dancing with the Stars" (7.698 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and a new "The Good Doctor" (6.118 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4).

Sharing the demo honors was NBC (6.352 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) with a new "The Voice" (7.651 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and the season finale of "Bluff City Law" (3.754 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

FOX (4.614 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) likewise split the adults 18-49 crown with fresh installments of "9-1-1" (6.110 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and "Prodigal Son" (3.119 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.639 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its mix of "The Neighborhood" (5.925 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (5.684 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "All Rise" (5.112 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Bull" (6.002 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

And finally, The CW (0.690 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening with originals from "All American" (0.720 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.660 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - Dancing with the Stars
+20.00% - Bluff City Law
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - All Rise
0.00% - All American
0.00% - Black Lightning
-7.69% - 9-1-1 (vs. 11/11/19)
-12.50% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola
-12.50% - Prodigal Son (vs. 11/11/19)
-30.00% - The Neighborhood

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+20.00% - Bull (vs. Bull (Repeat))
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars (vs. The Great Christmas Light Fight)
0.00% - All Rise (vs. Magnum P.I. (Repeat))
-12.50% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. The Neighborhood (Repeat))
-25.00% - The Good Doctor
-25.00% - The Voice
-30.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-33.33% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-45.45% - Bluff City Law (vs. Manifest)
-50.00% - All American (vs. Arrow)
-50.00% - Prodigal Son (vs. 9-1-1)

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/26/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The ABC stations in the Houston and Nashville markets carried NFL football.]

NBC (8.190 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) held off the competition on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (9.302 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and the fall finale of "Manifest" (5.966 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

FOX (5.598 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a close second with its fall finales to "The Resident" (5.149 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8) and "9-1-1" (6.047 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

Next up was ABC (6.068 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with the return of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.740 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) followed by a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.031 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "The Good Doctor" (7.434 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.824 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) opted for repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.471 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "The Neighborhood" (4.827 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9), "Magnum P.I." (4.058 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10) and "Bull" (4.766 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11).

And finally, originals from "Arrow" (1.316 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.989 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (1.152 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Arrow
+16.67% - 9-1-1
+14.29% - The Voice
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Manifest
0.00% - The Resident
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+250.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Gifted (Repeat))
+80.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer (Repeat))
0.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00 (vs. CMA Country Christmas)
-8.33% - Manifest (vs. A Very Pentatonix Christmas Special)
-15.79% - The Voice
-16.67% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00 (vs. CMA Country Christmas)
-33.33% - The Good Doctor
-55.56% - Arrow (vs. Supergirl)
-66.67% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Arrow)

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," 2.4/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/6 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/5 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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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