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[06/04/16 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race with "Dateline"
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/3/16):

NBC (4.855 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on Friday with an encore "America's Got Talent" (4.826 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and a new "Dateline NBC" (4.913 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1).

ABC (3.922 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "Beyond the Tank" (3.569 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), a repeat "Shark Tank" (3.849 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and "20/20" (4.347 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Next up was CBS (5.368 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with repeats of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.977 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8), "Hawaii Five-0" (5.486 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "Blue Bloods" (5.641 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.385 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up second runs of "The Simpsons" (1.475 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), another "The Simpsons" (1.326 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "MasterChef" (1.369 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11).

And finally, a new "Masters of Illusion" (1.176 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (1.070 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.173 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) on The CW (1.148 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - 20/20
+22.22% - Dateline NBC (vs. 5/20/16)
-12.50% - Beyond the Tank (vs. 5/20/16)
-25.00% - Masters of Illusion

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-8.33% - Dateline NBC (vs. Jurassic Park (Repeat))
-12.50% - Beyond the Tank (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-25.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway?)
-35.71% - 20/20

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," 2.3/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5 with an encore.

· 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 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) 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 with an encore) 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 0.3/2 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 (6/5/15):

NBC (4.536 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the draw among adults 18-49 on Friday with its presentation of "Jurassic Park" (4.536 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2).

ABC (5.118 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then was a close second with its trio of "Shark Tank" (4.344 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (4.596 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and "20/20" (6.414 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1).

Next up was CBS (4.691 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and repeats of "The Briefcase" (3.418 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.892 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (5.761 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.988 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) served up encores of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (2.322 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and "Bullseye" (1.653 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.511 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.356 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and a new "The Messengers" (0.917 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (1.175 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.4, 0.3 and 0.3 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Messengers
+40.00% - 20/20
+33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-16.67% - Primetime: What Would You Do?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Messengers
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-6.67% - 20/20
-23.08% - Primetime: What Would You Do?

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 "Mentalist" rebroadcast, 1.7/4; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/6; "The Mentalist" rebroadcast, 0.3/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/4 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 with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with James Corden" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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