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[11/24/15 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Surging ABC in 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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/23/15):

NBC (9.121 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) held off the competitive on Monday with a new "The Voice" (10.197 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and the fall finale of "Blindspot" (6.968 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3).

ABC (12.195 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then was a close second with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (14.280 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and its fall finale of "Castle" (8.025 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

Next up was CBS (7.914 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its trio of "Supergirl" (7.191 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "Scorpion" (8.869 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.682 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.801 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up originals from "Gotham" (4.019 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7) and "Minority Report" (1.584 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, new episodes of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.914 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.954 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) on The CW (0.934 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - Castle
+33.33% - Dancing with the Stars
+6.25% - Scorpion
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-12.50% - Gotham
-14.29% - Minority Report
-16.67% - Supergirl
-17.39% - Blindspot
-19.35% - The Voice
-25.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+11.76% - Blindspot (vs. State of Affairs)
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-7.41% - The Voice
-25.00% - Castle
-28.57% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-29.17% - Scorpion
-29.41% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-39.13% - Gotham
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-57.14% - 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," 3.2/8; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.4/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.9/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.7/5 in metered-market households and a 0.6/4 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.6/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 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 (11/24/14):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local NFL pre-emptions on CBS and NBC, Fast Nationals for each network are approximate.]

NBC (8.905 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) held onto the demo crown on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (10.183 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and week two of "State of Affairs" (6.349 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T8).

ABC (13.505 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then was a close second with the penultimate night of "Dancing with the Stars" (14.800 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2) and a new "Castle" (10.915 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T6).

Next up was CBS (9.266 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) and its mix of "2 Broke Girls" (8.522 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (7.822 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T6), "Scorpion" (10.450 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.177 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.128 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) served up the fall finale of "Gotham" (6.004 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) and a new "Sleepy Hollow" (4.251 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #10).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Originals" (1.274 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.052 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (1.163 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the "Originals" delivered a 0.7 rating while "Jane" posted a 0.5 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Scorpion
+4.76% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - Castle
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-6.67% - Sleepy Hollow
-10.00% - The Voice
-14.29% - The Originals
-22.73% - State of Affairs

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+54.55% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Hostages)
+50.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+33.33% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
+21.05% - Gotham (vs. Almost Human)
+9.09% - Dancing with the Stars
+2.13% - Scorpion (vs. Mike & Molly/Mom)
-4.76% - Castle
-18.18% - The Voice
-24.14% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
-36.36% - Sleepy Hollow
-43.33% - 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," 2.9/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.7/7.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/5; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.9/4.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m., ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.7/6 in metered-market households and a 0.7/4 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m., "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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