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[02/07/17 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Hold Off Demo Competition
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 (2/6/17):

ABC (5.795 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) held off the competition on Monday with a new "The Bachelor" (7.352 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) followed by "Quantico" (2.681 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

FOX (6.152 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with the formal launches of "24: Legacy" (6.190 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and "APB" (6.114 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2).

Next up was CBS (7.292 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and its new lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (7.853 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "Man with a Plan" (7.225 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "Superior Donuts" (7.311 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (5.945 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Scorpion" (7.710 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.268 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up originals from "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.434 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9) and "Timeless" (2.935 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

And finally, fresh installments of "Supergirl" (2.400 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.980 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.690 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-7.69% - Scorpion (vs. 1/23/17)
-10.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-11.76% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 1/23/17)
-12.50% - Man with a Plan (vs. 1/23/17)
-12.50% - Quantico
-23.53% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 1/23/17)
-31.58% - Superior Donuts (vs. 2/2/17)
-33.33% - Timeless

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-4.17% - The Bachelor
-11.76% - APB (vs. Lucifer)
-16.67% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-20.35% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
-22.22% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-25.00% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-35.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-35.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. Scorpion)
-36.36% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-40.00% - 24: Legacy (vs. The X-Files)
-45.45% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)

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," 2.5/7; 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," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3; 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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 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 (2/8/16):

FOX (6.860 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) held onto the demo crown on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The X-Files" (8.252 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Lucifer" (5.469 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5).

ABC (7.605 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then was a close second place with a new "The Bachelor" (8.540 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and the return of "Castle" (5.734 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Next up was CBS (9.637 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and its trio of "Supergirl" (8.008 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4), "Scorpion" (11.222 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.681 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.923 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "Superstore" (5.189 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), "Telenovela" (3.287 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.765 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments from "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (1.087 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.933 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (1.010 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Supergirl
+12.50% - Telenovela
+11.11% - Scorpion (vs. 1/25/16)
+10.00% - The Biggest Loser
+9.09% - The Bachelor
+6.67% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/25/16)
0.00% - Superstore
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-3.85% - The X-Files
-10.53% - Lucifer
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin
-26.67% - Castle (vs. 11/23/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+41.67% - Lucifer (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
+38.89% - The X-Files (vs. Gotham)
+16.67% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-8.33% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-9.09% - Scorpion
-11.11% - The Bachelor
-18.18% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-20.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-25.00% - Telenovela (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails)
-31.25% - Castle
-50.00% - Jane the Virgin

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," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.7/3; 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households 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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