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[10/20/15 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Blindspot" Top Demos for 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/19/15):

NBC (10.040 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) was still the demo champ on Monday with new episode of "The Voice" (11.147 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) and "Blindspot" (7.826 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3).

CBS (9.857 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then claimed the silver with originals from "The Big Bang Theory" (14.295 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1), "Life in Pieces" (8.691 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3), "Scorpion" (9.341 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.737 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7).

Next up was ABC (10.490 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and fresh installments of "Dancing with the Stars" (12.268 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) and "Castle" (6.935 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.003 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up new episodes of "Gotham" (4.119 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7) and "Minority Report" (1.888 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, week two of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (1.150 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.361 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) on The CW (1.255 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
+25.00% - Jane the Virgin
+18.18% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+11.76% - Dancing with the Stars
+10.53% - Life in Pieces
0.00% - Scorpion
-2.63% - The Big Bang Theory
-6.25% - The Voice
-8.33% - Castle
-13.33% - Gotham
-14.29% - Minority Report
-16.00% - Blindspot

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-4.55% - Life in Pieces (vs. The Millers)
-5.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-9.09% - The Voice
-12.50% - Blindspot (vs. The Blacklist)
-15.91% - The Big Bang Theoryv -23.53% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-25.00% - Scorpion
-28.57% - Jane the Virgin
-31.25% - Castle
-40.91% - Gotham
-42.86% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-66.67% - Minority Report (vs. Sleepy Hollow)

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," 2.9/8 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5 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 1.4/5 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" (1.4/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/20/14):

NBC (10.868 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) opened week five of the TV season on top thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (11.615 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) and "The Blacklist" (9.373 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T3).

CBS (10.520 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then took home the silver with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (15.645 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1), the return of "The Millers" (9.134 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T5), "Scorpion" (10.523 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.648 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #9).

Next up was FOX (5.493 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) with originals from "Gotham" (5.990 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T5) and "Sleepy Hollow" (4.996 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8).

Meanwhile, ABC (11.592 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Dancing with the Stars" (12.743 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7) and "Castle" (9.292 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "The Originals" (1.542 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.753 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) on The CW (1.648 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the "Originals" delivered a 0.9 rating while "Jane" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Jane the Virgin
+6.25% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+5.88% - Sleepy Hollow
+5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - The Originals
-4.35% - The Big Bang Theory
-8.33% - Gotham
-14.29% - The Blacklist
-15.38% - The Voice
-20.00% - Castle

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Sleepy Hollow (Repeat))
+51.72% - The Big Bang Theory (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
+21.43% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Hostages)
+16.67% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
+16.67% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
+4.76% - Gotham (vs. Bones)
-2.04% - Scorpion (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat)/Mom)
-15.38% - The Millers (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-15.79% - Castle
-20.00% - The Blacklist
-21.43% - The Voice

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," 2.9/8 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

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

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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" (1.3/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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