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[01/17/17 - 09:50 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Keeps ABC in Front
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 (1/16/17):

ABC (5.641 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the demo champ for the fourth week in a row behind "The Bachelor" (7.108 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and week two of "Big Fan" (3.181 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10) and another "Big Fan" (2.234 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

CBS (7.301 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then snagged the silver with originals from "Kevin Can Wait" (8.640 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), "Man with a Plan" (7.673 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3), "2 Broke Girls" (6.461 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3), "The Odd Couple" (5.649 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and "Scorpion" (7.693 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Next up was FOX (3.836 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with the return of "Gotham" (3.685 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Lucifer" (3.987 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.019 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up a new "The Celebrity Apprentice" (4.299 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and the return of "Timeless" (3.458 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, The CW (1.424 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night with its two-hour special "Howie Mandel All-Star Comedy Gala" (1.424 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. 1/2/17)
+21.43% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 1/2/17)
+15.38% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 1/2/17)
+10.00% - The Odd Couple
+9.52% - The Bachelor
+9.09% - The Celebrity Apprentice
+9.09% - Gotham (vs. 11/28/16)
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. 1/2/17)
0.00% - Big Fan - 10:00
0.00% - Big Fan - 10:30
-8.33% - Lucifer (vs. 11/28/16)
-25.00% - Timeless (vs. 12/12/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Big Fan - 10:00 (vs. The Bachelor Live)
+9.52% - The Bachelor
+1.69% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
0.00% - Howie Mandel All-Star Comedy Gala (vs. Various)
-5.56% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-10.00% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-16.67% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-20.00% - Gotham (vs. MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown)
-22.22% - Big Fan - 10:30 (vs. The Bachelor Live)
-25.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-25.00% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-26.67% - Lucifer (vs. MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown)
-45.00% - The Odd Couple (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," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· 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," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 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 (1/18/16):

CBS (10.233 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) topped the charts on Monday with originals from "Supergirl" (8.821 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3), "Scorpion" (11.418 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (10.461 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4).

ABC (6.334 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with fresh installments from "The Bachelor" (7.527 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "The Bachelor Live" (3.951 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9).

Next up was FOX (4.130 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its special "MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown" (4.130 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.839 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up new episodes of "Superstore" (5.606 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4), "Telenovela" (3.832 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.399 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8).

And finally, the special "Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel" (1.525 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.048 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) on The CW (1.406 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.53% - The Bachelor
+10.00% - Telenovela
+6.67% - Superstore (vs. 1/4/16)
0.00% - Supergirl (vs. 1/4/16)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/4/16)
-4.76% - Scorpion
-9.09% - The Biggest Loser
-10.00% - The Bachelor Live

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+6.67% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - The Bachelor
-9.09% - Scorpion
-11.11% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-11.76% - MasterChef: Celebrity Showdown (vs. Gotham/Sleepy Hollow)
-16.28% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-29.82% - Just for Laughs Starring Howie Mandel (vs. The Originals/Jane the Virgin)
-31.03% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-35.71% - The Bachelor Live (vs. Castle)
-38.89% - 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," 2.5/7; "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," 0.9/5; "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 1.3/4 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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