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[01/10/17 - 09:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Holds Onto Top Spot for ABC
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 (1/9/17):

ABC (5.381 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) staked claim to the top spot on Monday with a new "The Bachelor" (6.493 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) followed by the premiere of "Big Fan" (3.570 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and a second "Big Fan" (2.741 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

CBS (5.715 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (8.540 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2), "Kevin Can Wait" (5.910 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), "Man with a Plan" (5.076 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), a new "The Odd Couple" (5.021 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "Scorpion" (4.872 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Next up was NBC (3.540 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with week two of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.919 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) and a repeat of "The Wall" (2.784 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.329 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) served up an encore of "Showtime at the Apollo" (2.329 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

And finally, repeats of "Supergirl" (1.216 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.154 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) closed out the night for The CW (1.185 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Odd Couple
-15.38% - The Celebrity Apprentice

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+10.53% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Big Fan - 10:00 (vs. The Bachelor Live)
-6.78% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
-23.08% - The Odd Couple (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-30.00% - Big Fan - 10:30 (vs. The Bachelor Live)

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," 1.6/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/3 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/11/16):

ABC (5.869 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (6.851 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T1) and "The Bachelor Live" (3.905 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7).

A silver medal then went to CBS (7.629 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and its repeat lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (8.913 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T1), another "The Big Bang Theory" (8.295 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T1), "Scorpion" (7.399 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.884 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7).

Next up was NBC (3.820 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "Superstore" (5.350 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4), "Telenovela" (3.622 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.488 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.512 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up encores of "MasterChef Junior" (2.653 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) and another "MasterChef Junior" (2.372 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

And finally, repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.229 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12), another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.246 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.333 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) on The CW (1.285 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-8.33% - The Biggest Loser
-9.09% - The Bachelor Live
-11.76% - Superstore
-13.64% - The Bachelor
-23.08% - Telenovela

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+11.76% - The Bachelor
-11.76% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-12.00% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-28.57% - The Bachelor Live (vs. Castle)
-41.18% - Telenovela (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)

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," 2.5/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.9/4; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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