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[01/20/15 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Scorpion" Win Tight Demo Race
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 (1/19/15):

CBS (10.194 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the network to beat on a competitive Monday thanks to new episodes of "2 Broke Girls" (8.890 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T1), "Mike & Molly" (9.299 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T4), "Scorpion" (12.033 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T1) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.454 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7).

ABC (7.525 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then was a close second place with fresh installments from "The Bachelor" (7.520 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T4) and "Castle" (7.537 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8).

Next up was FOX (5.297 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with originals from "Gotham" (6.433 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T1) and "Sleepy Hollow" (4.162 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.821 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) served up new episodes of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (6.487 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6) and "State of Affairs" (4.490 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

And finally, the return of "The Originals" (1.484 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.424 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) on The CW (1.454 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former delivered a 0.7 rating while the latter posted a 0.9 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - State of Affairs
+23.53% - The Bachelor
+5.88% - The Celebrity Apprentice
0.00% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - Castle
0.00% - The Originals (vs. 12/8/14)
-8.33% - Scorpion (vs. 1/5/15)
-8.33% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 1/5/15)
-12.00% - Gotham (vs. 1/5/15)
-16.67% - Jane the Virgin (vs. 12/15/14)
-18.75% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. 1/5/15)
-21.05% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/5/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+36.36% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Intelligence)
+28.57% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
+25.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
+10.00% - Scorpion (vs. Mike & Molly/Mom)
0.00% - Gotham (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
-8.70% - The Bachelor
-22.22% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-26.67% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
-30.00% - Castle
-45.83% - Sleepy Hollow
-52.17% - State of Affairs (vs. The Blacklist)

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/20/14):

FOX (6.932 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) edged out the demo crown on Monday with a new "Sleepy Hollow" (6.838 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6) followed by the season finale of "Sleepy Hollow" (7.027 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3).

ABC (8.166 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then claimed a close second place with fresh installments of "The Bachelor" (7.824 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T4) and "Castle" (8.852 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8).

Next up was CBS (7.623 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) with originals from "How I Met Your Mother" (8.756 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1), "2 Broke Girls" (8.905 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2), "Mike & Molly" (8.782 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #7), "Mom" (8.109 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #9) and "Intelligence" (5.593 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.873 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) served up new episodes of "Hollywood Game Night" (4.719 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11), another "Hollywood Game Night" (4.231 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10) and "The Blacklist" (8.669 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T4).

And finally, originals from "Hart of Dixie" (1.180 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Beauty and the Beast" (0.931 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) on The CW (1.056 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.5 rating while "Beast" posted a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Beauty and the Beast
+9.09% - Sleepy Hollow
+5.26% - Castle
+4.55% - The Bachelor
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Intelligence
-8.00% - The Blacklist
-9.52% - Mom
-12.50% - Mike & Molly
-20.00% - Hart of Dixie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+76.92% - The Blacklist (vs. Deception)
0.00% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. 90210)
0.00% - Castle
-4.35% - Sleepy Hollow - 8:00 (vs. Bones)
-8.00% - The Bachelor
-15.63% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-18.92% - How I Met Your Mother
-20.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-22.58% - Sleepy Hollow - 9:00 (vs. The Following)
-37.50% - Hollywood Game Night - 9:00 (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-42.42% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-43.24% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-45.83% - Hollywood Game Night - 8:00 (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-50.00% - Intelligence (vs. Hawaii Five-0)

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

·In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 3.0/8 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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