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[02/18/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Both Viewers, Demos
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 (2/17/17):

CBS (8.929 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) took home top honors on Friday with fresh installments from "MacGyver" (7.311 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.483 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.995 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1).

ABC (4.907 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.479 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1), "Dr. Ken" (4.261 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Shark Tank" (5.182 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) and "20/20" (4.168 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5).

Next up was NBC (3.182 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its trio of "Grimm" (3.874 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Emerald City" (2.406 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Dateline NBC" (3.266 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.280 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up originals from "Rosewood" (2.733 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (1.828 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1).

And finally, new episodes from "The Vampire Diaries" (1.023 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and "Reign" (0.676 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.849 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Grimm
+14.29% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Emerald City
0.00% - Sleepy Hollow
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Reign
-8.33% - Blue Bloods
-8.33% - Last Man Standing (vs. 2/3/17)
-11.11% - Dr. Ken (vs. 2/3/17)
-14.29% - Rosewood
-15.38% - Hawaii Five-0
-15.38% - Shark Tank
-25.00% - MacGyver

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Grimm (vs. Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
-8.33% - Last Man Standing
-15.38% - Blue Bloods
-16.67% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Second Chance)
-18.18% - MacGyver (vs. The Amazing Race)
-25.00% - 20/20
-25.00% - Rosewood (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
-26.67% - Shark Tank
-27.27% - Dr. Ken
-33.33% - Emerald City (vs. Grimm)
-50.00% - Reign (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," 2.2/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/3; "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 1.2/4 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2 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 0.2/1 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 (2/19/16):

ABC (5.744 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 on Friday with new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.658 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "Dr. Ken" (4.941 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Shark Tank" (6.175 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "20/20" (5.257 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

CBS (8.458 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a close second with the return of "The Amazing Race" (5.909 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and new episodes of "Hawaii Five-0" (8.816 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (10.649 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2).

Next up was NBC (3.991 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its trio of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (3.688 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "Grimm" (4.023 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8) and "Dateline NBC" (4.263 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.576 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Sleepy Hollow" (3.152 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Second Chance" (2.001 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

And finally, new episodes of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.059 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "The Originals" (0.864 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) on The CW (0.961 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Originals
+20.00% - Second Chance
+14.29% - Sleepy Hollow
+10.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. 2/5/16)
0.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 2/5/16)
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
-7.14% - Blue Bloods
-11.11% - Dateline NBC
-11.76% - Shark Tank
-15.38% - Hawaii Five-0
-29.41% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - Dr. Ken (vs. Cristela)
+14.29% - The Originals (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeats))
0.00% - Second Chance (vs. Glee)
0.00% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. World's Funniest Fails)
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-7.69% - Last Man Standing
-13.33% - Blue Bloods
-15.38% - The Amazing Race (vs. Undercover Boss)
-21.43% - Hawaii Five-0
-25.00% - 20/20
-31.82% - Shark Tank
-40.00% - Grimm (vs. Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (Repeat))
-46.67% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (Repeat))
-46.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (Repeat))

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," 2.8/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,"1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· 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" (1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.2/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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