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[06/23/15 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
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 (6/22/15):

ABC (5.721 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday with its duo of "The Bachelorette" (6.581 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "The Whispers" (4.002 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4).

NBC (5.220 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) however shared in the top demo honors with new episodes from "American Ninja Warrior" (6.054 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "The Island" (3.552 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Next up was FOX (3.303 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and an original "So You Think You Can Dance" (3.303 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.170 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (4.606 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Mike & Molly" (4.813 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5), "Scorpion" (4.544 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.257 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

And finally, second runs of "The Originals" (1.077 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.082 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) on The CW (1.079 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said duo posted a 0.2 and a 0.2 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - The Whispers
+5.56% - The Bachelorette
-8.33% - The Island (vs. 6/8/15)
-10.00% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 6/8/15)
-30.77% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Various)
+26.67% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - The Whispers (vs. Mistresses)
-38.89% - The Island (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-40.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. MasterChef/24: Live Another Day)

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 Summer Showcase," 1.7/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "CBS Summer Showcase," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.3/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.8/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.4/4 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 (6/23/14):

NBC (4.818 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the top demo draw on Monday thanks to an encore of "Last Comic Standing" (3.548 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and a new two-hour "American Ninja Warrior" (5.453 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1).

FOX (5.321 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was a close second place with originals from "MasterChef" (4.926 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "24: Live Another Day" (5.716 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4).

Next up was ABC (5.142 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and fresh installments of "The Bachelorette" (5.884 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and "Mistresses" (3.659 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.727 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (4.780 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Mom" (4.671 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10), "Mike & Molly" (5.470 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5) and "Two and a Half Men" (4.754 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) plus the recap special "Under the Dome: Inside Chester's Mill" (4.343 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

And finally, a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.641 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.560 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and a new "Beauty and the Beast" (0.794 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) on The CW (1.197 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Whose Line" posted a 0.5 rating at 8:00/7:00c and 0.4 rating at 8:30/7:30c while "Beast" managed a 0.3 rating.

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," 2.2/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.9/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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" (0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore) trailed CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 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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