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[02/09/16 - 09:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "The X-Files" Hold Off Surging Competition
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 (2/8/16):

FOX (6.860 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) held onto the demo crown on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The X-Files" (8.252 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Lucifer" (5.469 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5).

ABC (7.605 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then was a close second place with a new "The Bachelor" (8.540 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and the return of "Castle" (5.734 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Next up was CBS (9.637 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and its trio of "Supergirl" (8.008 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4), "Scorpion" (11.222 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.681 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.923 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "Superstore" (5.189 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), "Telenovela" (3.287 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.765 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (1.087 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.933 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (1.010 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Supergirl
+12.50% - Telenovela
+11.11% - Scorpion (vs. 1/25/16)
+10.00% - The Biggest Loser
+9.09% - The Bachelor
+6.67% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/25/16)
0.00% - Superstore
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-3.85% - The X-Files
-10.53% - Lucifer
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin
-26.67% - Castle (vs. 11/23/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+41.67% - Lucifer (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
+38.89% - The X-Files (vs. Gotham)
+16.67% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-8.33% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-9.09% - Scorpion
-11.11% - The Bachelor
-18.18% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-20.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-25.00% - Telenovela (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails)
-31.25% - Castle
-50.00% - Jane the Virgin

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," 2.7/7; 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," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.7/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· 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" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.3/5). 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 0.7/3 in metered-market households 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 (2/9/15):

ABC (8.218 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (8.627 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and "Castle" (7.400 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6).

CBS (10.273 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "2 Broke Girls" (9.021 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2), "Mike & Molly" (9.172 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4), "Scorpion" (11.592 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (10.130 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6).

Next up was FOX (4.760 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with originals from "Gotham" (5.635 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5) and "Sleepy Hollow" (3.884 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.480 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) served up its special "The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails" (4.565 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9) followed by new episodes of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (4.866 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8) and "State of Affairs" (4.008 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Originals" (1.211 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.356 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) on The CW (1.284 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 1.0 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Jane the Virgin
+14.29% - Castle
+8.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. 1/19/15)
-4.17% - 2 Broke Girls
-4.55% - Mike & Molly
-5.26% - Gotham
-5.88% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-9.09% - State of Affairs
-14.29% - Sleepy Hollow
-28.57% - The Originals
-33.33% - The Celebrity Apprentice

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Beauty and the Beast) +76.92% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 2 Broke Girls (Repeat)) +75.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. Mom (Repeat)) +66.67% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie) +60.00% - Castle (vs. Jimmy Kimmel Live (Repeat)) +57.14% - Scorpion (vs. Mike & Molly/Mom (Repeats)) +23.08% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Intelligence) +20.00% - Gotham (vs. Almost Human) +17.39% - The Bachelor -29.41% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. The Following) -78.13% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games) -81.25% - The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games) -84.38% - State of Affairs (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/6; 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," 1.2/6; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 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" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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