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[01/14/17 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/13/17):

CBS (9.200 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was the top draw on Friday with new episodes from "MacGyver" (7.715 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.544 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (10.340 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1).

ABC (5.893 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) however shared the demo crown with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (7.240 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1), "Dr. Ken" (4.913 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "Shark Tank" (5.794 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) and "20/20" (5.807 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

Next up was NBC (3.682 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its trio of "Grimm" (4.302 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Emerald City" (3.294 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Dateline NBC" (3.451 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.501 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments from "Rosewood" (2.855 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (2.147 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

And finally, the return of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.001 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and a new "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.567 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the night on The CW (0.784 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Rosewood
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Sleepy Hollow
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. 12/9/16)
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-7.14% - Shark Tank
-8.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-8.33% - MacGyver
-11.11% - Grimm
-13.33% - Last Man Standing
-18.18% - Dr. Ken
-21.43% - 20/20
-27.27% - Emerald City
-30.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 12/16/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Grimm (vs. Undateable/Superstore (Repeat))
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Reign)
0.00% - MacGyver (vs. Undercover Boss)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - 20/20
-7.14% - Shark Tank
-15.38% - Hawaii Five-0
-18.18% - Dr. Ken
-33.33% - Emerald City (vs. Dateline NBC)
-41.67% - Dateline NBC
-45.45% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-50.00% - Rosewood (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (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," 2.5/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 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," 0.2/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/15/16):

CBS (8.773 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was the most-watched network on Friday with originals from "Undercover Boss" (6.492 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.335 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (10.492 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3).

ABC (5.589 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) then was the number two draw with its combination of "Last Man Standing" (7.166 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3), "Dr. Ken" (5.411 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "Shark Tank" (5.642 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) and "20/20" (4.835 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

Next up was FOX (3.978 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) who likewise shared the demo crown with a new "MasterChef Junior" (4.531 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) and the season premiere of "Hell's Kitchen" (3.425 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.399 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up a new "Undateable" (2.766 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11), a repeat "Superstore" (2.214 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.354 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6).

And finally, a new "Reign" (1.358 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.239 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) on The CW (1.298 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Reign
+22.22% - 20/20
+7.69% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Dr. Ken
0.00% - Undateable
-6.67% - MasterChef Junior
-7.14% - Blue Bloods
-8.33% - Undercover Boss

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Glee)
+40.00% - MasterChef Junior (vs. World's Funniest Fails)
+9.09% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm/Dateline NBC)
0.00% - Reign (vs. Hart of Dixie)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
0.00% - Undateable (vs. Constantine)
-7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.14% - Blue Bloods
-21.43% - 20/20
-21.43% - Undercover Boss
-36.36% - 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," 3.0/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/4 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," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 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 0.7/3 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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