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[11/24/16 - 09:04 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race
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 (11/23/16):

NBC (5.135 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) led the demo race on Wednesday with its specials "Macy's 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade Special" (4.654 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and "A Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving Special" (5.375 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2).

CBS (7.179 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) then was a close second with its mix of "Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X" (8.048 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2), another "Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X" (7.335 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and "Code Black" (6.155 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Next up was ABC (5.243 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) with encores of "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" (7.148 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1), "Modern Family" (4.642 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5) and "Black-ish" (3.930 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6) plus a special "20/20: The Real Designated Survivor" (4.296 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.277 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (3.759 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10) and "Empire" (2.796 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

And finally, "The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors" (0.825 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) closed out the evening on The CW (0.825 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Code Black
-11.11% - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Macy's 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade Special (vs. Making of The Wiz Live!)
+28.57% - 20/20: The Real Designated Survivor (vs. Jimmy Kimmel Live (Repeat))
-11.11% - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X - 8:00
-22.22% - Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X - 9:00
-35.71% - Code Black
-50.00% - The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors (vs. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (Repeat))

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," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; 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," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.3/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 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 (11/25/15):

FOX (6.872 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was still the demo champ on Wednesday with new episodes of "Rosewood" (4.633 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and "Empire" (9.111 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1).

The silver then went to CBS (7.982 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) with new episodes of "Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance" (8.328 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2), a second "Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance" (8.038 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2) and "Code Black" (7.582 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4).

Next up was ABC (4.141 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "The Middle" (5.898 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), "The Goldbergs" (5.154 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "Modern Family" (4.679 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "Black-ish" (4.091 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (2.511 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.446 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up its special "Making of The Wiz Live!" (2.800 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and a rebroadcast of "Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving" (3.769 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

And finally, The CW (1.731 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with the feature "Planes, Trains & Automobiles" (1.731 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Code Black
-10.00% - Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance
-14.29% - Rosewood
-29.55% - Empire

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+342.86% - Empire (vs. Red Band Society)
+9.09% - Rosewood (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
0.00% - Making of The Wiz Live! (vs. The Making of Peter Pan Live!)
-12.50% - Code Black (vs. Stalker)
-14.29% - Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance - 8:00
-18.18% - Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance - 9:00 (vs. 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," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/3 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" (1.4/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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