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[10/08/16 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Charts
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 (10/7/16):

CBS (9.152 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the top draw on Friday with week three of "MacGyver" (8.170 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.605 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.681 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2).

ABC (4.388 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home a silver medal with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (5.605 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Dr. Ken" (3.929 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "Shark Tank" (4.803 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and "20/20" (3.595 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Next up was FOX (2.564 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with originals from "Hell's Kitchen" (3.112 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "The Exorcist" (2.016 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.827 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) opted for an encore of "Timeless" (3.184 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.150 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

And finally, the conclusion to "iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 2" (0.790 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) on The CW (0.790 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Dr. Ken
+10.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - The Exorcist
-7.69% - Blue Bloods
-11.11% - 20/20
-20.00% - Dateline NBC
-21.43% - MacGyver

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Gotham (Repeat))
+75.00% - The Exorcist (vs. Rosewood (Repeat))
+18.18% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - MacGyver (vs. The Amazing Race)
-11.11% - Dateline NBC
-15.38% - Last Man Standing
-20.00% - 20/20
-26.67% - Shark Tank
-30.77% - Dr. Ken
-33.33% - iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 2 (vs. Reign/America's Next Top Model)

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

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3, with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/9/15):

ABC (5.458 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) held onto the demo crown on Friday with new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.315 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2), "Dr. Ken" (5.777 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2), "Shark Tank" (5.768 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "20/20" (4.560 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7).

CBS (8.419 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then claimed the silver with its mainstays "The Amazing Race" (5.887 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.903 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (10.469 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

Next up was NBC (3.882 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with the return of "Undateable" (2.704 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), another "Undateable" (2.419 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.542 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.553 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up repeats of "Gotham" (1.608 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Rosewood" (1.498 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

And finally, the season premiere of "Reign" (0.955 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a new "America's Next Top Model" (0.990 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) on The CW (0.972 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - Hawaii Five-0
+8.33% - Last Man Standing
-7.14% - Dr. Ken
-7.69% - Blue Bloods
-8.33% - The Amazing Race
-9.09% - 20/20
-11.76% - Shark Tank
-18.18% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - America's Next Top Model

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - Undateable - 8:30 (vs. A to Z (Repeat))
+14.29% - Undateable - 8:00 (vs. Bad Judge (Repeat))
8.33% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - The Amazing Race
-10.00% - Dateline NBC
-15.38% - Hawaii Five-0
-16.67% - 20/20
-21.05% - Shark Tank
-25.00% - America's Next Top Model
-45.45% - Reign (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway?)

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," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· 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" (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4 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" (0.3/2 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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