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[10/11/16 - 09:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
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 (10/10/16):

NBC (9.611 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (11.171 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2) and "Timeless" (6.491 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7).

CBS (8.274 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (14.060 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1), "Kevin Can Wait" (8.805 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), the return of "2 Broke Girls" (6.636 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), a second "2 Broke Girls" (6.223 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4) and "Scorpion" (6.961 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8).

Next up was ABC (8.517 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its duo of "Dancing with the Stars" (10.450 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6) and "Conviction" (4.652 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.533 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "Gotham" (3.353 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "Lucifer" (3.714 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

And finally, The CW (1.933 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the evening with the season premiere of "Supergirl" (3.025 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and an encore "No Tomorrow" (0.843 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - Gotham
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Lucifer
-2.94% - The Big Bang Theory
-5.88% - Dancing with the Stars
-10.00% - Conviction
-12.50% - Kevin Can Wait
-21.05% - Timeless
-23.53% - Scorpion

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+266.67% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+57.14% - Lucifer (vs. Minority Report)
+18.18% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
+10.53% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Life in Pieces)
-5.56% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-5.88% - Dancing with the Stars
-9.38% - The Voice
-13.16% - The Big Bang Theory
-25.00% - Conviction (vs. Castle)
-26.67% - Gotham
-40.00% - Timeless (vs. Blindspot)

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

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Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/12/15):

NBC (10.665 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (11.722 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) and "Blindspot" (8.553 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3).

CBS (9.595 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) likewise remained in second place with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (14.942 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1), "Life in Pieces" (8.365 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4), "Scorpion" (9.344 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.786 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Next up was ABC (10.274 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and its mainstays "Dancing with the Stars" (11.758 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6) and "Castle" (7.305 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.133 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "Gotham" (4.125 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7) and "Minority Report" (2.140 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, the debut of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.928 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and the return of "Jane the Virgin" (1.056 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) on The CW (0.992 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+2.70% - The Big Bang Theory
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Blindspot
0.00% - Life in Pieces
0.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - Minority Report
-7.69% - Castle
-8.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-10.53% - Dancing with the Stars
-10.71% - Blindspot (vs. The Blacklist)
-17.39% - The Big Bang Theory
-17.95% - The Voice
-25.00% - Scorpion
-31.25% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin
-34.48% - Life in Pieces (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-37.50% - Gotham
-40.00% - Castle
-57.14% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-58.82% - 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," 2.7/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/3).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households 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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