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[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
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 (5/2/16):

NBC (8.412 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was still the demo champ on Monday with its pairing of "The Voice" (9.846 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "Blindspot" (5.545 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5).

ABC (9.841 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then took home the silver with its duo of "Dancing with the Stars" (11.645 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "Castle" (6.232 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Next up was CBS (7.161 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its lineup of "Mike & Molly" (6.966 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), another "Mike & Molly" (7.203 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (6.995 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "The Odd Couple" (5.976 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and the season finale of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.913 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.114 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up a new "Gotham" (3.612 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9) and the debut of "Houdini & Doyle" (2.617 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

And finally, originals from "Reign" (1.001 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.903 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) on The CW (0.951 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - Gotham (vs. 4/18/16)
0.00% - Reign
-7.14% - Blindspot
-9.09% - Castle
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Blindspot (vs. The Night Shift)
-5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
-6.67% - Mike & Molly - 8:30
-8.70% - The Voice
-13.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. David Letterman: A Life on Television)
-13.33% - The Odd Couple (vs. David Letterman: A Life on Television)
-18.75% - Mike & Molly - 8:00 (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-28.57% - Castle
-29.41% - Gotham
-36.36% - Houdini & Doyle (vs. The Following)
-40.00% - Reign (vs. The Originals)
-40.00% - 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," 2.5/6; "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," 0.9/4; "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" (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" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households 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 (5/4/15):

NBC (8.375 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was once again the demo champ on Monday with its duo of "The Voice" (9.746 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and "The Night Shift" (5.632 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9).

ABC (10.958 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (12.245 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) and "Castle" (8.384 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8).

Next up was CBS (7.428 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with new episodes of "2 Broke Girls" (6.449 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) and "Mike & Molly" (6.722 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) followed by a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (7.147 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and the special "David Letterman: A Life on Television" (8.084 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.055 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) served up the season finale of "Gotham" (4.857 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and a new "The Following" (3.253 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Originals" (1.138 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.034 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) on The CW (1.086 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former delivered a 0.4 rating while the latter posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Jane the Virgin
+13.33% - Gotham
+7.69% - Castle
0.00% - The Night Shift
0.00% - The Originals
-5.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-5.88% - 2 Broke Girls
-8.33% - The Following
-11.54% - The Voice
-16.67% - Mike & Molly

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - The Originals (vs. Star-Crossed)
+61.29% - David Letterman: A Life on Television (vs. Mom/NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeats))
+25.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. The Tomorrow People)
+5.56% - Dancing with the Stars
-6.25% - Mike & Molly (vs. Friends with Better Lives)
-12.50% - Castle
-15.79% - 2 Broke Girls
-23.33% - The Voice
-34.62% - Gotham (vs. 24: Live Another Day)
-51.85% - The Night Shift (vs. The Blacklist)
-56.00% - The Following (vs. 24: Live Another Day)

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," 2.5/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 3.5/9; 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," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.7/3; 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 0.4/3 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) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with James Corden" (1.5/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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