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[02/14/17 - 09:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Hold Onto Demo Crown
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 (2/13/17):

ABC (5.844 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) held onto the demo crown on Monday with new episodes of "The Bachelor" (7.495 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and "Quantico" (2.542 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

CBS (7.084 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "Kevin Can Wait" (7.900 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "Man with a Plan" (7.137 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3), "Superior Donuts" (7.185 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3), "2 Broke Girls" (5.969 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Scorpion" (7.157 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Next up was FOX (4.802 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with fresh installments from "24: Legacy" (5.070 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "APB" (4.535 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.419 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up a repeat of "The Wall" (3.838 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), the season finale of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.448 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and a new "Timeless" (2.970 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, originals from "Supergirl" (2.498 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.108 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) closed out the night on The CW (1.803 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Jane the Virgin
+16.67% - Timeless
+14.29% - Supergirl
+7.69% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
0.00% - Quantico
-7.69% - 2 Broke Girls
-20.00% - 24: Legacy
-33.33% - APB

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+166.67% - Supergirl (vs. Mortal Kombat X: Machinima's Chasing the Cup)
+100.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Repeat))
+12.50% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. The Biggest Loser)
+4.55% - The Bachelor
-12.50% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-22.22% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-37.50% - APB (vs. Lucifer)
-42.86% - 24: Legacy (vs. The X-Files)
-79.73% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. The 58th Annual Grammy Awards)
-81.08% - Superior Donuts (vs. The 58th Annual Grammy Awards)
-81.08% - Man with a Plan (vs. The 58th Annual Grammy Awards)
-83.78% - Scorpion (vs. The 58th Annual Grammy Awards)
-83.78% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. The 58th Annual Grammy Awards)

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," 1.8/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; 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," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/3.

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


Here are the highlights of the 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/15/16):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live events, Fast Nationals for CBS are approximate.]

CBS (23.732 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.4, #1) was of course the network to beat on Monday with its presentation of "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards" (23.732 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.4, #1).

FOX (6.111 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then was a distant second place with originals from "The X-Files" (7.069 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) and "Lucifer" (5.153 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4).

Next up was ABC (6.460 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with new episodes of "The Bachelor" (7.147 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) and "Castle" (5.087 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.932 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up the penultimate weeks of "Superstore" (3.874 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5), "Telenovela" (2.331 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8) and "The Biggest Loser" (2.847 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7).

And finally, the special "Mortal Kombat X: Machinima's Chasing the Cup" (0.773 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #9) and a repeat "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.642 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10) on The CW (0.707 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-5.88% - Lucifer
-8.33% - The Bachelor
-14.29% - Superstore
-16.00% - The X-Files
-18.18% - Castle
-22.22% - Telenovela
-27.27% - The Biggest Loser

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Lucifer (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
0.00% - The X-Files (vs. Gotham)
-12.00% - The Bachelor
-15.91% - The 58th Annual Grammy Awards (vs. The 57th Annual Grammy Awards on 2/8/15)
-25.00% - Superstore (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-38.46% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice/State of Affairs)
-43.75% - Castle
-50.00% - Mortal Kombat X: Machinima's Chasing the Cup (vs. The Originals)
-56.25% - 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," 2.5/8 (delayed by Grammys overrun); 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," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.7/5 (delayed by Grammys overrun); and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.5/6, delayed by Grammys overrun). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/4, delayed by Grammys overrun).

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