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[02/21/17 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Continues Its Demo Reign
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 (2/20/17):

"The Bachelor" (7.878 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) continued its demo reign on Monday as ABC (6.110 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) led the night. Leading out of the telecast was a new "Quantico" (2.573 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

CBS (6.786 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) was the most-watched network with its mix of "Kevin Can Wait" (7.290 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2), "Man with a Plan" (6.692 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), "Superior Donuts" (6.675 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "2 Broke Girls" (5.782 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Scorpion" (7.137 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Next up was NBC (4.574 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and its special "American Ninja Warrior: All Stars" (5.191 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) alongside the season finale of "Timeless" (3.342 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.097 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "24: Legacy" (4.400 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8) and "APB" (3.794 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (2.236 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.097 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) closed out the night for The CW (1.666 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Timeless
+8.70% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-6.67% - Kevin Can Wait
-7.14% - Man with a Plan
-12.50% - Supergirl
-14.29% - Superior Donuts
-16.67% - 24: Legacy
-20.00% - APB

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+33.33% - Jane the Virgin
+18.64% - American Ninja Warrior: All Stars (vs. Various)
+4.17% - The Bachelor
-6.67% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-7.69% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-13.33% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-25.00% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-29.41% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-29.41% - Superior Donuts (vs. Scorpion)
-36.36% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-46.67% - APB (vs. Lucifer)
-58.33% - 24: Legacy (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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3 with an encore; "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 0.9/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/22/16):

ABC (7.517 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1) and FOX (6.247 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1) shared the demo crown on Wednesday with the season finale of "The X-Files" (7.589 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1) and a new "Lucifer" (4.905 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4).

The Alphabet then offered up originals from "The Bachelor" (8.539 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1) and "Castle" (5.472 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Next up was CBS (8.588 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its trio of "Supergirl" (7.310 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4), "Scorpion" (9.754 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.700 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.852 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up the season finales of "Superstore" (4.637 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6), "Telenovela" (2.926 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) and "The Biggest Loser" (3.887 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

And finally, new episodes of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.976 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.918 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) closed out the night on The CW (0.947 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Biggest Loser
+28.57% - Telenovela
+22.22% - Castle
+16.67% - Superstore
+14.29% - The X-Files
+9.09% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. 2/8/16)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. 2/8/16)
-6.25% - Lucifer
-15.00% - Scorpion (vs. 2/8/16)
-16.67% - Supergirl (vs. 2/8/16)
-18.75% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 2/8/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. World Dog Awards)
+9.09% - The X-Files (vs. Gotham)
+7.14% - Lucifer (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. World Dog Awards)
-7.69% - The Bachelor
-18.75% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-19.05% - Scorpion
-26.83% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-35.29% - Castle
-56.36% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Voice/The Night Shift)
-65.00% - Superstore (vs. The Voice)
-77.50% - Telenovela (vs. The Voice)

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," 2.0/5; 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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.2/4 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" (0.2/2).

· 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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