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[02/04/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins with Full Night of "The Bachelor"
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/3/20):

ABC (5.612 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) led the demo race on Monday thanks to a full night of "The Bachelor" (5.612 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1).

FOX (4.976 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then got a Super Bowl boost to "9-1-1: Lone Star" (6.337 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and "Prodigal Son" (3.616 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

Next up was NBC (5.693 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (6.775 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and "Manifest" (3.528 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.011 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Neighborhood" (6.259 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (5.838 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "All Rise" (5.475 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Bull" (6.510 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

And finally, new episodes from "All American" (0.814 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "Black Lightning" (0.732 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) closed out the night on The CW (0.773 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Prodigal Son
+30.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star
+16.67% - Manifest
0.00% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
0.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - Bull (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - All Rise (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - All American
0.00% - Black Lightning
-6.25% - The Bachelor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star (vs. The Resident)
0.00% - The Bachelor (vs. The Bachelor/The Good Doctor)
-11.11% - Prodigal Son (vs. The Passage)
-22.22% - Manifest
-25.00% - Bull
-31.25% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
-33.33% - Black Lightning (vs. Black Lightning)
-36.36% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Man with a Plan)
-42.86% - The Neighborhood
-45.45% - All Rise (vs. Celebrity Big Brother)
-50.00% - All American (vs. Arrow)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/4/19):

ABC (6.094 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to fresh installments from "The Bachelor" (6.184 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "The Good Doctor" (5.915 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

NBC (8.277 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was a close second with originals from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (9.786 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "Manifest" (5.258 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

Next up was CBS (5.779 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with the return of "The Neighborhood" (7.532 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and "Man with a Plan" (6.172 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) followed by new episodes of "Celebrity Big Brother" (4.149 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) and "Bull" (6.337 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.609 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up new episodes of "The Resident" (5.416 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "The Passage" (3.802 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

And finally, The CW (1.011 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with originals from "Arrow" (1.073 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "Black Lightning" (0.950 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Celebrity Big Brother
+11.11% - The Neighborhood (vs. 1/14/19)
+5.88% - The Resident
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Passage
0.00% - Bull (vs. 1/21/19)
0.00% - Arrow
-9.09% - Black Lightning
-10.00% - The Good Doctor
-11.11% - Manifest

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Manifest (vs. The Best of U.S. - The 2018 Winter Olympics)
+23.08% - America's Got Talent: The Champions (vs. The Wall/Better Late Than Never)
+22.22% - Celebrity Big Brother (vs. Superior Donuts/9JKL)
+16.67% - The Neighborhood (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
+14.29% - Bull (vs. Scorpion)
+10.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Black Lightning (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeats))
-10.00% - The Passage (vs. The Resident)
-33.33% - Arrow (vs. Supergirl)
-41.18% - The Good Doctor

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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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," 1.4/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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 and a 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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