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[01/19/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops the 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 (1/18/16):

CBS (10.233 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) topped the charts on Monday with originals from "Supergirl" (8.821 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3), "Scorpion" (11.418 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (10.461 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4).

ABC (6.334 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with fresh installments from "The Bachelor" (7.527 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "The Bachelor Live" (3.951 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9).

Next up was FOX (4.130 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its special "MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown" (4.130 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.839 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up new episodes of "Superstore" (5.606 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4), "Telenovela" (3.832 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.399 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8).

And finally, the special "Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel" (1.525 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.048 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) on The CW (1.406 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.53% - The Bachelor
+10.00% - Telenovela
+6.67% - Superstore (vs. 1/4/16)
0.00% - Supergirl (vs. 1/4/16)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/4/16)
-4.76% - Scorpion
-9.09% - The Biggest Loser
-10.00% - The Bachelor Live

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+6.67% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - The Bachelor
-9.09% - Scorpion
-11.11% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-11.76% - MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown (vs. Gotham/Sleepy Hollow)
-16.28% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-29.82% - Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel (vs. The Originals/Jane the Virgin)
-31.03% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-35.71% - The Bachelor Live (vs. Castle)
-38.89% - Telenovela (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)

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," 2.5/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; 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," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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