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[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Superstore"
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/30/15):

NBC (11.079 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with a new "The Voice" (13.089 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) followed by the launch of "Superstore" (7.974 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) and a second "Superstore" (6.145 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4).

ABC (6.291 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown" (7.183 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5), "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (7.329 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and the premiere of "The Great Holiday Baking Show" (4.362 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

Next up was CBS (7.386 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with a new "Supergirl" (8.028 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6) alongside repeats of "Scorpion" (6.591 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.541 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.378 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up the fall finales of "Gotham" (4.515 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6) and "Minority Report" (2.241 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

And finally, a new "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (1.061 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and the special "Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown" (0.768 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.914 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
+16.67% - Minority Report
+16.00% - The Voice
+14.29% - Gotham
+6.67% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - Gotham (vs. Gotham (Repeat))
+37.50% - Superstore - 10:00 (vs. State of Affairs)
+33.33% - Supergirl (vs. Mike & Molly)
+18.75% - Superstore - 10:30 (vs. State of Affairs)
+12.50% - It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown (vs. CMA Country Christmas)
+7.41% - The Voice
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (Repeat))
-20.00% - The Great Holiday Baking Show (vs. Castle)
-53.33% - 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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 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," 1.1/6; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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 Seth Meyers" (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3). 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).

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/1/14):

NBC (9.676 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) kicked off December on top with new episodes of "The Voice" (10.999 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and "State of Affairs" (7.030 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2).

ABC (8.685 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then took home the silver with its annual special "CMA Country Christmas" (8.851 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and a new "Castle" (8.354 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4).

Next up was FOX (3.755 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with a repeat of "Gotham" (3.014 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and the fall finale of "Sleepy Hollow" (4.495 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.357 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up its marathon lineup of "Mike & Molly" (6.254 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), another "Mike & Molly" (5.671 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), yet another "Mike & Molly" (5.173 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), even more "Mike & Molly" (5.009 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9) and "Scorpion" (5.017 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

And finally, the specials "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" (1.598 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown" (1.497 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) on The CW (1.548 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the "Grandma" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Commercials" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.14% - Sleepy Hollow
0.00% - The Voice
-5.88% - State of Affairs
-25.00% - Castle

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Sleepy Hollow (Repeat))
0.00% - Castle (vs. CMA Country Christmas)
0.00% - Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown (vs. It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas (Repeat))
-5.88% - CMA Country Christmas (vs. A Charlie Brown Christmas (Repeat)/CMA Country Christmas)
-22.86% - The Voice
-54.29% - State of Affairs (vs. The Blacklist)

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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