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[12/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks Demo Victory 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/2/16):

FOX (4.901 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) got a demo boost on Friday with its special presentation of "CFB on FOX" (4.901 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1).

ABC (5.663 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.319 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Dr. Ken" (4.541 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "Shark Tank" (5.177 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and "20/20" (6.383 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

Next up was NBC (5.296 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its duo of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (3.698 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and "Dateline NBC" (6.095 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.264 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) opted for repeats of "I Love Lucy Christmas Special" (6.697 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "Hawaii Five-0" (5.785 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10) and "Blue Bloods" (6.309 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

And finally on The CW (0.877 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5), new episodes of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.109 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.646 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - 20/20
+50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. 11/18/16)
+33.33% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. 11/18/16)
+9.09% - Dateline NBC (vs. 11/18/16)
0.00% - Shark Tank (vs. 11/18/16)
0.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 11/18/16)
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. 11/18/16)
0.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. 11/18/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+87.50% - CFB on FOX (vs. MasterChef Junior/World's Funniest)
+41.18% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm/Dateline NBC)
+33.33% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Reign)
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. America's Next Top Model)
0.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Undateable/Truth Be Told)
-8.33% - 20/20
-15.38% - Last Man Standing
-25.00% - Dr. Ken
-25.00% - 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," 2.9/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; 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," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/4/15):

ABC (5.690 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the demo champ on Friday with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.634 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), "Dr. Ken" (5.311 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "Shark Tank" (6.147 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "20/20" (4.952 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

The silver then went to CBS (6.379 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with a new "The Amazing Race" (5.707 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5) and repeats of "Hawaii Five-0" (5.917 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Blue Bloods" (7.514 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Next up was NBC (3.560 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) with originals from "Undateable" (2.918 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Truth Be Told" (2.309 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12), "Grimm" (3.742 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Dateline NBC" (4.326 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.764 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up new episodes of "MasterChef Junior" (3.509 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "World's Funniest" (2.019 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12).

And finally, a new "Reign" (1.083 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and the finale of "America's Next Top Model" (1.143 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) closed out the night on The CW (1.112 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - MasterChef Junior
+10.00% - The Amazing Race
+9.09% - 20/20
+8.33% - Last Man Standing (vs. 11/20/15)
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. 11/20/15)
0.00% - Undateable (vs. 11/20/15)
0.00% - Truth Be Told (vs. 11/20/15)
0.00% - World's Funniest
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. 11/20/15)
0.00% - Reign (vs. 11/20/15)
-5.88% - Shark Tank (vs. 11/20/15)
-11.11% - Grimm (vs. 11/20/15)
-25.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 11/20/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
+12.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. Constantine)
+8.33% - Last Man Standing
-8.33% - The Amazing Race
-11.11% - Undateable (vs. How Murray Saves Christmas (Repeat))
-11.11% - Shark Tank
-14.29% - 20/20
-25.00% - America's Next Top Model
-25.00% - Reign (vs. America's Next Top Model)
-27.27% - Grimm
-33.33% - Truth Be Told (vs. How Murray Saves Christmas (Repeat))
-37.50% - MasterChef Junior (vs. PAC-12 Championship Game)
-62.50% - World's Funniest (vs. PAC-12 Championship Game)

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," 3.0/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4 with an encore; 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," 0.3/2 with an encore; 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 0.4/2 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 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" (0.6/4 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 0.8/3 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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