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[11/03/16 - 09:26 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Wraps Big for FOX
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 (11/2/16):

FOX (39.199 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 12.1, #1) demolished the competition on Wednesday with the primetime portion of the "World Series, Game 7" (39.199 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 12.1, #1).

ABC (12.569 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2) then was a distant second place with its coverage of "The 50th Annual CMA Awards" (12.569 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2).

Next up was CBS (5.204 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with a new "Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X" (6.820 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), a repeat "Criminal Minds" (4.355 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) and an original "Code Black" (4.439 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.138 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.048 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), another "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.276 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "Chicago PD" (3.092 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

And finally, new episodes of "Arrow" (1.630 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Frequency" (0.934 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10) closed out the night on The CW (1.281 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Frequency
-14.29% - Arrow
-16.67% - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
-30.00% - Code Black

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-23.68% - The 50th Annual CMA Awards
-25.00% - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
-40.00% - Arrow
-41.67% - Code Black
-50.00% - Frequency (vs. Supernatural)

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," 1.5/3; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.4/3; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by a "CMA Awards" overrun.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/2; "Late Show," 0.3/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by a "CMA Awards" overrun.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" was delayed by a "CMA Awards" overrun.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/3 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/2. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/4/15):

ABC (13.583 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) pulled into the top spot on Wednesday thanks to its telecast of "The 49th Annual CMA Awards" (13.583 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2).

FOX (8.312 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) then had to settle for second place with its duo of "Rosewood" (5.065 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4) and "Empire" (11.559 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1).

Next up was CBS (7.604 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and originals from "Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance" (8.685 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3), "Criminal Minds" (7.690 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Code Black" (6.438 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (6.659 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) served up new episodes of "The Mysteries of Laura" (7.038 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.485 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4) and "Chicago PD" (6.455 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6).

And finally, fresh installments from "Arrow" (2.567 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10) and "Supernatural" (1.644 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) on The CW (2.105 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - The Mysteries of Laura
+9.09% - Code Black
0.00% - Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance
0.00% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 10/21/15)
0.00% - Rosewood (vs. 10/21/15)
0.00% - Arrow
-4.17% - Empire (vs. 10/21/15)
-6.67% - Chicago PD
-12.50% - Criminal Minds
-33.33% - Supernatural

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+411.11% - Empire (vs. Red Band Society)
+15.38% - Rosewood (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
+7.69% - Chicago PD
0.00% - The Mysteries of Laura
0.00% - Arrow
0.00% - Supernatural (vs. The 100)
-6.25% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-13.04% - Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance
-15.56% - The 49th Annual CMA Awards
-20.00% - Code Black (vs. Stalker)
-33.33% - Criminal Minds

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," 1.9/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 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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