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[10/18/16 - 09:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Remains Top Draw 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 (10/17/16):

NBC (9.417 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) remained in the top spot on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (11.099 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and "Timeless" (6.055 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

The silver then went to CBS (7.896 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and its mix of the Thursday-bound "The Big Bang Theory" (13.836 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1) followed by new episodes of "Kevin Can Wait" (8.665 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (5.869 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), the return of "The Odd Couple" (4.706 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and "Scorpion" (7.150 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7).

Next up was ABC (8.410 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (10.372 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and "Conviction" (4.486 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.431 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Gotham" (3.204 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and "Lucifer" (3.659 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

And finally, week two of "Supergirl" (2.569 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) and the return of "Jane the Virgin" (1.198 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.883 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+3.03% - The Big Bang Theory
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Timeless
0.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - Lucifer
0.00% - Gotham
-5.88% - 2 Broke Girls
-6.25% - Dancing with the Stars
-10.34% - The Voice
-11.11% - Conviction
-18.18% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+83.33% - Lucifer (vs. Minority Report)
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Life in Pieces)
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-8.11% - The Big Bang Theory
-11.11% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-13.33% - The Voice
-15.38% - Gotham
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin
-21.05% - Dancing with the Stars
-27.27% - Conviction (vs. Castle)
-28.57% - Timeless (vs. Blindspot)
-38.89% - The Odd Couple (vs. Scorpion)

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," 2.1/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.6/3; 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 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 (10/19/15):

NBC (10.040 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) was still the demo champ on Monday with new episode of "The Voice" (11.147 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) and "Blindspot" (7.826 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3).

CBS (9.857 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then claimed the silver with originals from "The Big Bang Theory" (14.295 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1), "Life in Pieces" (8.691 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3), "Scorpion" (9.341 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.737 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7).

Next up was ABC (10.490 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and fresh installments of "Dancing with the Stars" (12.268 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) and "Castle" (6.935 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.003 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up new episodes of "Gotham" (4.119 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7) and "Minority Report" (1.888 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, week two of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (1.150 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.361 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) on The CW (1.255 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
+25.00% - Jane the Virgin
+18.18% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+11.76% - Dancing with the Stars
+10.53% - Life in Pieces
0.00% - Scorpion
-2.63% - The Big Bang Theory
-6.25% - The Voice
-8.33% - Castle
-13.33% - Gotham
-14.29% - Minority Report
-16.00% - Blindspot

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-4.55% - Life in Pieces (vs. The Millers)
-5.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-9.09% - The Voice
-12.50% - Blindspot (vs. The Blacklist)
-15.91% - The Big Bang Theoryv -23.53% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-25.00% - Scorpion
-28.57% - Jane the Virgin
-31.25% - Castle
-40.91% - Gotham
-42.86% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-66.67% - 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," 2.9/8 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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" (1.4/5 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" (0.5/4 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 0.8/4 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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