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[02/17/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Demo Win Streak
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/16/17):

ABC (6.110 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the demo champ for the fourth consecutive week with new episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" (7.632 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "Scandal" (6.067 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and "How to Get Away with Murder" (4.633 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

CBS (7.164 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (13.301 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1), "The Great Indoors" (8.112 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), "Mom" (7.704 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5), "Life in Pieces" (6.206 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Training Day" (3.831 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13).

Next up was NBC (4.590 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with originals from "Superstore" (3.622 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), "Powerless" (2.464 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12), "Chicago Med" (6.054 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "The Blacklist" (4.674 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.923 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up fresh installments of "MasterChef Junior" (3.709 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "My Kitchen Rules" (2.139 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13).

And finally, new episodes from "Supernatural" (1.825 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) and "Riverdale" (1.119 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #16) rounded out the night on The CW (1.471 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Supernatural
+6.25% - Scandal
0.00% - The Great Indoors
0.00% - Life in Pieces
0.00% - How to Get Away with Murder
0.00% - Chicago Med
0.00% - Superstore
0.00% - The Blacklist
0.00% - Riverdale
-4.76% - Grey's Anatomy
-6.25% - Mom
-10.00% - The Big Bang Theory
-11.11% - Powerless
-12.50% - Training Day
-15.38% - MasterChef Junior
-22.22% - My Kitchen Rules

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - Superstore (vs. You, Me and the Apocalypse)
+33.33% - Powerless (vs. You, Me and the Apocalypse)
0.00% - Scandal
-7.14% - How to Get Away with Murder
-7.69% - Chicago Med (vs. The Blacklist)
-9.09% - Grey's Anatomy
-12.50% - Supernatural (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-13.33% - Life in Pieces (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-16.67% - Mom
-18.18% - The Blacklist (vs. Shades of Blue)
-20.00% - Riverdale (vs. The 100)
-23.81% - The Great Indoors (vs. Life in Pieces)
-27.03% - The Big Bang Theory
-30.00% - Training Day (vs. Elementary)
-42.11% - MasterChef Junior (vs. American Idol)
-65.00% - My Kitchen Rules (vs. American Idol)

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," 2.4/6; 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," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/18/16):

FOX (8.122 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) edged out the demo crown on Thursday with a new "American Idol" (7.999 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) and a second "American Idol" (8.245 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4).

CBS (8.539 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then was a close second with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (14.947 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1), "Life in Pieces" (9.465 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), "Mom" (8.673 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), the relocated "2 Broke Girls" (6.380 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8) and "Elementary" (5.884 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12).

Next up was ABC (6.224 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and its trio of "Grey's Anatomy" (7.770 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2), "Scandal" (6.064 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7) and "How to Get Away with Murder" (4.839 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #9).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.593 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up originals from "You, Me and the Apocalypse" (2.557 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14), "The Blacklist" (5.919 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10) and "Shades of Blue" (5.304 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (2.256 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) and "The 100" (1.371 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) on The CW (1.813 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.88% - Mom
0.00% - Life in Pieces
0.00% - Shades of Blue
0.00% - The 100
-2.63% - The Big Bang Theory
-4.76% - American Idol - 9:00
-6.25% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 2/10/16)
-7.14% - The Blacklist
-8.33% - Grey's Anatomy
-9.09% - Elementary
-9.52% - American Idol - 8:00
-11.11% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-19.05% - Scandal
-22.22% - How to Get Away with Murder
-25.00% - You, Me and the Apocalypse

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+122.22% - American Idol - 9:00 (vs. Backstrom)
+25.00% - The 100 (vs. Reign)
+22.22% - Shades of Blue (vs. Allegiance)
+14.29% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-9.52% - American Idol - 8:00
-12.00% - Grey's Anatomy
-15.91% - The Big Bang Theory
-23.53% - The Blacklist
-25.00% - You, Me and the Apocalypse (vs. The Slap)
-32.26% - Life in Pieces (vs. The Odd Couple)
-33.33% - Elementary
-41.94% - Mom (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-46.88% - Scandal
-50.00% - How to Get Away with Murder
-53.13% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)

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," 2.0/5; 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," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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