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[02/02/16 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "The X-Files" Top 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/1/16):

FOX (7.179 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) was still the top draw on Monday with new episodes from "The X-Files" (8.360 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and "Lucifer" (5.998 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3).

ABC (6.300 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then was the number two network with fresh installments of "The Bachelor" (7.438 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) and "The Bachelor Live" (4.024 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

Next up was CBS (7.052 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with a new "Supergirl" (6.693 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) followed by repeats of "Scorpion" (7.277 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.188 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.468 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up originals from "Superstore" (4.865 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "Telenovela" (3.047 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.225 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (1.039 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.030 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) on The CW (1.034 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
0.00% - Superstore
0.00% - The Bachelor Live
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-4.35% - The Bachelor
-11.11% - Telenovela
-16.67% - The Biggest Loser
-16.67% - Supergirl
-18.75% - The X-Files
-20.83% - Lucifer

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+36.84% - The X-Files (vs. Gotham)
+35.71% - Lucifer (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
-12.00% - The Bachelor
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-28.57% - The Bachelor Live (vs. Castle)
-33.33% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-34.78% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-37.50% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-42.86% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-61.90% - 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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.2/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· 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" (0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/2/15):

ABC (8.085 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (8.367 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Castle" (7.523 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8).

CBS (9.229 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then claimed the silver with new episodes of "2 Broke Girls" (9.286 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and "Mike & Molly" (9.800 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) followed by a repeat "Scorpion" (8.462 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7) and a new "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.683 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6).

Next up was NBC (6.191 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) with fresh installments of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (6.942 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) and "State of Affairs" (4.687 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.069 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) served up new episodes of "Gotham" (5.798 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) and "Sleepy Hollow" (4.340 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8).

And finally, The CW (1.359 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes of "The Originals" (1.465 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.252 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12).

In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former delivered a 0.8 rating while the latter posted a 0.9 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Celebrity Apprentice
+13.64% - The Bachelor
+13.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/19/15)
+10.00% - State of Affairs
+9.09% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 1/19/15)
+4.76% - Mike & Molly (vs. 1/19/15)
0.00% - Castle (vs. 1/19/15)
0.00% - Sleepy Hollow
0.00% - The Originals
-9.52% - Gotham
-16.67% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Hollywood Game Night/Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful)
+75.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+66.67% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful)
+22.22% - State of Affairs (vs. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful)
+13.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Intelligence)
+5.56% - Gotham (vs. Almost Human)
-3.85% - The Bachelor
-26.32% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. The Following)
-26.67% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-27.27% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
-33.33% - Castle

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

Starting a week of special telecasts from Los Angeles, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" delivered its highest 18-49 rating (1.3) for a Monday telecast in more than eight months in Nielsen's 25 markets with Local People Meters.

·The 1.3 is "Tonight's" top Monday rating since May 12, 2013 (1.3 on the night of the "Blacklist" season finale, with guests Louis C.K., Neil Young and Jack White).

·The 1.3 equals "Tonight's" top Monday since March 24, 2014 (1.5 with guests Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carson Daly and Vampire Weekend).

·Monday's 3.1/8 in household results from Nielsen's 56 metered markets matches the show's high for a Monday since Sept. 29, 2014 (with guest Ben Affleck, Kate Walsh and Tony Bennett).

·In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 3.1/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.3/6; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

·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" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households 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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