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[12/06/16 - 09:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
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 (12/5/16):

NBC (8.394 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (9.992 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Timeless" (5.198 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6).

CBS (6.443 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was a close second with its mix of "Kevin Can Wait" (7.165 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Man with a Plan" (6.200 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (5.636 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (6.368 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and the annual "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" (6.646 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1).

Next up was ABC (5.374 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) with the return of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (6.447 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.710 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and the Sunday-bound "Conviction" (3.966 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.811 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) offered up its special "Showtime at the Apollo" (3.811 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

And finally, a repeat "Supergirl" (1.425 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and another "Supergirl" (1.293 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.359 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - Timeless
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 11/21/16)
-7.69% - Man with a Plan (vs. 11/21/16)
-14.29% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 11/21/16)
-20.00% - Conviction

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - Showtime at the Apollo (vs. TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special)
+50.00% - The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
+9.09% - Timeless (vs. Telenovela)
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-7.14% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
-7.69% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
-20.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-27.27% - Conviction (vs. The Great Holiday Baking Show)
-28.57% - The Voice
-29.41% - 2 Broke Girls (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," 2.5/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6; 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," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/7/15):

NBC (9.547 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) continued its reign on Monday with a new "The Voice" (12.149 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) followed by the premiere of "Telenovela" (5.353 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and a second "Telenovela" (3.335 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9).

CBS (8.788 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then took home the silver with its trio of "Supergirl" (7.731 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Scorpion" (9.227 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.406 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Next up was ABC (5.246 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with the return of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (6.068 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.262 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and week two from "The Great Holiday Baking Show" (4.410 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.699 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its two-hour special "TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special" (1.699 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, encores of "The Flash" (1.071 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "Arrow" (0.950 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (1.010 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 11/23/15)
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. 11/23/15)
-3.45% - The Voice
-6.25% - Supergirl
-8.33% - The Great Holiday Baking Show

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special (vs. Gotham/Sleepy Hollow (Repeats))
+12.00% - The Voice
-12.50% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-12.50% - Telenovela - 10:00 (vs. State of Affairs)
-19.05% - Scorpion
-21.05% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-22.22% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
-35.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
-35.29% - The Great Holiday Baking Show (vs. Castle)
-50.00% - Telenovela - 10:30 (vs. State of Affairs)

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," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· 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.

· 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" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households 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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