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[10/15/16 - 09:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Continues Win Streak 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 (10/14/16):

CBS (8.899 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) continued its winning ways on Friday with its mix of "MacGyver" (7.507 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.139 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (10.051 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

ABC (4.558 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with its combination of "Last Man Standing" (5.629 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), "Dr. Ken" (4.257 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8), "Shark Tank" (5.136 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and "20/20" (3.596 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9).

Next up was NBC (4.260 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with the return of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (3.118 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.831 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.732 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) offered up originals from "Hell's Kitchen" (3.363 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "The Exorcist" (2.102 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, The CW (0.819 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with encores of "Supergirl" (0.950 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "Frequency" (0.688 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Dateline NBC
+9.09% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - Dr. Ken
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - The Exorcist
-7.69% - Hawaii Five-0
-9.09% - Last Man Standing

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Hawaii Five-0
+11.11% - Dateline NBC
+9.09% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - MacGyver (vs. The Amazing Race)
-7.69% - Shark Tank
-23.08% - Last Man Standing
-25.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Undateable/Truth Be Told)
-30.77% - Dr. Ken
-33.33% - 20/20
-41.18% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. ALCS, Game 1)
-58.82% - The Exorcist (vs. ALCS, Game 1)

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," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 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," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2, 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/3 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 0.4/3 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 (10/16/15):

FOX (6.200 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the demo champ on Friday with its presentation of the "ALCS, Game 1" (6.200 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1).

ABC (5.709 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.539 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2), "Dr. Ken" (5.793 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2), "Shark Tank" (5.742 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) and "20/20" (5.220 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5).

Next up was CBS (8.396 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its trio of "The Amazing Race" (5.952 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.894 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8) and "Blue Bloods" (10.345 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.913 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up a new "Undateable" (3.236 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), the premiere of "Truth Be Told" (2.635 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.402 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

And finally, originals from "Reign" (0.982 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "America's Next Top Model" (0.780 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) on The CW (0.881 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - 20/20
+12.50% - Undateable
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Dr. Ken
0.00% - The Amazing Race
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Reign
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
-8.33% - Blue Bloods
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
-13.33% - Shark Tank

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Undateable (vs. Marry Me (Repeat))
+16.67% - Truth Be Told (vs. About a Boy (Repeat))
+9.09% - 20/20
+8.33% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Reign (vs. Jane the Virgin (Repeat))
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
-8.33% - Blue Bloods
-16.67% - Hawaii Five-0
-21.43% - The Amazing Racev -25.00% - Dateline NBC
-31.58% - Shark Tank

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," 1.9/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "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 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 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 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore 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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