or


[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the First Presidential Debate
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 (9/26/16):

NBC (14.433 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with its mix of "The Voice" (12.142 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.3, #4), "The First Presidential Debate" (16.604 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) and "The First Presidential Debate - Analysis" (12.500 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.9, #2).

CBS (10.978 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2) then took home the silver with week two of "The Big Bang Theory" (14.092 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.5, #3) and "Kevin Can Wait" (10.940 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.7, #7) plus "The First Presidential Debate" (10.996 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.8, #6) and "The First Presidential Debate - Analysis" (7.845 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #10).

Next up with the bronze was ABC (11.319 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) and "Dancing with the Stars" (10.737 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #11), "The First Presidential Debate" (12.459 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5) and "The First Presidential Debate - Analysis" (9.067 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.621 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) offered up "Gotham" (3.681 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12) and "The First Presidential Debate" (5.248 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.2, #9).

And finally, repeats of "Supergirl" (1.004 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and another "Supergirl" (1.078 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) closed out the night on The CW (1.041 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.88% - Dancing with the Stars
+3.85% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Gotham
-2.78% - The Big Bang Theory

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+35.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Life in Pieces)
0.00% - The Voice
-2.78% - The Big Bang Theory
-5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
-25.00% - Gotham

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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; 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," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.7/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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 (9/28/15):

NBC (10.914 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with week two of "The Voice" (11.832 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) and "Blindspot" (9.079 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.6, #3).

CBS (9.623 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (14.878 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1), "Life in Pieces" (8.929 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4), "Scorpion" (9.418 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.547 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9).

Next up was ABC (10.398 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (11.717 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) and "Castle" (7.761 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.625 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up its duo of "Gotham" (4.573 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7) and "Minority Report" (2.678 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.401 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.252 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Significant Mother" (0.772 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (1.207 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, 0.4 and a 0.2 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Castle
+5.56% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-5.71% - The Voice
-16.13% - Blindspot
-18.18% - Minority Report
-20.00% - The Big Bang Theory
-22.73% - Scorpion
-25.93% - Life in Pieces
-33.33% - Significant Mother

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 1)
+33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 1)
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-7.14% - Blindspot (vs. The Blacklist)
-15.38% - The Voice
-23.40% - The Big Bang Theory
-33.33% - Castle
-33.33% - Significant Mother (vs. iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 1)
-35.48% - Life in Pieces (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-36.84% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-42.86% - Gotham
-43.33% - Scorpion
-47.06% - Minority Report (vs. Sleepy Hollow)

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," 2.8/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/7; 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," 1.1/6; "Late Show," 0.7/4; 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/3).

· 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





  [september 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/17/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Demo Push by ABC Debuts
The Alphabet's premiere of "The Conners" leads all programs last night among adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/12/18 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in Latest FOX Victory
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/11/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hang Onto Demo Crown
The network's flagship drama and "Survivor" on CBS lead the night among adults 18-49.

[10/10/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from "American Music Awards"
The Alphabet shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC, however said telecast is down 25% from a year ago.

[10/09/18 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "The Voice," "Manifest" to Another Victory
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/09/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": Redskins-Saints Up Four Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 8.

[10/08/18 - 01:01 PM]
TLC Finishes 3rd Quarter as #1 Cable Network on Sunday Nights and #2 Overall in Ad-Supported Cable
TLC further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.