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[03/03/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Continues Demo Reign 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (3/2/20):

ABC (6.124 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to its duo of "The Bachelor" (6.367 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "The Good Doctor" (5.639 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

The silver went to NBC (7.227 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) with originals from "The Voice" (8.964 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) and "Manifest" (3.754 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Next up was FOX (3.705 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with a new "9-1-1: Lone Star" (5.518 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and a repeat "Prodigal Son" (1.892 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.349 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) opted for repeats of "The Neighborhood" (5.121 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.418 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7), "All Rise" (4.024 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and "Bull" (4.255 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, The CW (0.700 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with the penultimate weeks of "All American" (0.772 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Black Lightning" (0.627 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Manifest (vs. 2/17/20)
0.00% - All American
0.00% - Black Lightning
-5.26% - The Bachelor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - All American (vs. Arrow)
0.00% - Black Lightning
-10.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star (vs. The Resident)
-10.00% - The Bachelor
-22.22% - Manifest (vs. The Enemy Within)
-25.00% - The Voice
-27.27% - The Good Doctor


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/3/19):

NBC (9.035 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to week two of "The Voice" (10.876 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1) and "The Enemy Within" (5.355 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5).

ABC (7.055 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) however shared in the demo honors with originals from "The Bachelor" (7.227 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1) and "The Good Doctor" (6.712 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Next up was FOX (4.257 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with fresh installments of "The Resident" (5.130 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) and "The Passage" (3.385 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.976 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its mix of a repeat "The Neighborhood" (5.130 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), new episodes of "Man with a Plan" (4.941 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8) and "Magnum P.I." (5.514 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9) plus a second run "Bull" (4.377 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

And finally, The CW (0.841 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with new episodes of "Arrow" (0.904 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.777 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - The Bachelor
+11.11% - The Resident (vs. 2/18/19)
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - The Passage
-4.76% - The Voice
-25.00% - The Enemy Within
-30.00% - Man with a Plan
-33.33% - Arrow (vs. 2/11/19)
-33.33% - Black Lightning (vs. 2/11/19)
-33.33% - Magnum P.I.

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - Black Lightning (vs. iZombie)
-9.09% - The Bachelor
-11.11% - The Passage (vs. The Resident)
-16.67% - The Voice
-20.00% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/Living Biblically)
-30.00% - Man with a Plan
-30.77% - The Enemy Within (vs. Good Girls)
-50.00% - The Good Doctor (vs. The Bachelor)
-50.00% - Arrow (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)

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," 1.8/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 21.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/3; 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 0.3/2 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 with an encore; 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 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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