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[01/24/17 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Win Demo Race Once Again
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 (1/23/17):

ABC (5.880 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) held onto the demo crown on Monday with a new "The Bachelor" (7.328 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and the return of "Quantico" (2.985 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

CBS (7.648 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (8.606 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), "Man with a Plan" (7.708 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (7.124 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (7.116 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4) and "Scorpion" (7.668 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6).

Next up was FOX (3.901 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with originals from "Gotham" (3.626 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7) and "Lucifer" (4.175 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.702 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.829 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and "Timeless" (3.447 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

And finally, the return of "Supergirl" (2.641 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.025 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.833 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Quantico (vs. 11/27/16)
+13.33% - 2 Broke Girls
+9.09% - Lucifer
+8.33% - Scorpion
+6.67% - Man with a Plan
+4.35% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - Timeless
-16.67% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. 11/28/16)
-27.27% - Supergirl (vs. 11/28/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+166.67% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+4.35% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-5.56% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-5.56% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-10.00% - Quantico (vs. The Bachelor Live)
-11.11% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-13.33% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-15.25% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
-25.00% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-50.00% - Lucifer
-62.50% - Gotham (vs. The X-Files)

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," 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/25/16):

FOX (8.423 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) snagged the demo crown on Monday with night two of "The X-Files" (9.691 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #1) followed by the premiere of "Lucifer" (7.154 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2).

ABC (6.463 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then had to settle for second place with originals from "The Bachelor" (7.698 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) and "The Bachelor Live" (3.993 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9).

Next up was CBS (9.499 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and its trio of "Supergirl" (7.974 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4), "Scorpion" (10.578 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.946 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.775 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up fresh installments from "Superstore" (4.893 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), "Telenovela" (3.258 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.626 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

And finally, the return of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.926 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.986 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) on The CW (0.956 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - The Biggest Loser
+11.11% - The Bachelor Live
+9.52% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. 12/14/15)
-6.25% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-10.00% - Scorpion
-12.50% - Superstore
-18.18% - Telenovela
-25.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. 11/30/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - Lucifer (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
+52.38% - The X-Files (vs. Gotham)
+50.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
+28.57% - Scorpion (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
+11.11% - The Bachelor Live (vs. Castle (Repeat))
+4.55% - The Bachelor
-14.29% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-14.29% - Supergirl (vs. Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2015)
-22.22% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin
-50.00% - Telenovela (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-57.14% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)

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," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.2/6; 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," 0.8/4; "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 1.1/4 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" (1.0/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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