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[04/18/17 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Remains the Demo Champ
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 (4/17/17):

NBC (7.855 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) kept the demo crown on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (9.449 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "Taken" (4.667 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8).

ABC (8.362 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the silver draw with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (11.005 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "Quantico" (3.076 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

Next up was CBS (5.684 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (5.880 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Man with a Plan" (5.419 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Superior Donuts" (5.140 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), the season finale of "2 Broke Girls" (4.580 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and a new "Scorpion" (6.543 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.047 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up its conclusion to "24: Legacy" (3.330 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) and the penultimate week of "APB" (2.763 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "Supergirl" (0.946 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.831 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) once again rounded out the night The CW (0.888 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - Dancing with the Stars
+12.50% - Taken
+10.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - 24: Legacy
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - APB
-9.09% - Kevin Can Wait

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+6.25% - Dancing with the Stars
-8.33% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-9.09% - The Voice
-16.67% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-16.67% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-30.77% - Taken (vs. Blindspot)
-33.33% - 24: Legacy (vs. Gotham)
-33.33% - Superior Donuts (vs. Scorpion)
-33.33% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-40.00% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-53.85% - APB (vs. Lucifer)

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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/7; 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," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· 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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/18/16):

NBC (8.513 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) led the demo charge on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (9.949 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and "Blindspot" (5.642 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4).

ABC (9.313 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was the most-watched network overall with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (10.957 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "Castle" (6.026 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9).

Next up was CBS (7.384 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and the season finale of "Supergirl" (6.170 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) followed by new episodes of "Scorpion" (8.241 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.742 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.772 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Gotham" (3.684 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and "Lucifer" (3.861 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4).

And finally, the season finale of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.841 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and a new "Jane the Virgin" (0.943 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) on The CW (0.892 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - Lucifer
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Gotham
-6.25% - Scorpion
-7.14% - Blindspot
-7.69% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-7.69% - Supergirl
-9.09% - Castle
-20.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin
-25.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - Lucifer (vs. The Following)
0.00% - Blindspot (vs. The Night Shift)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-12.00% - The Voice
-14.29% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-20.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-20.00% - Gotham
-28.57% - Scorpion
-28.57% - Castle
-36.84% - Supergirl (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-40.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (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," 2.3/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.2/6; 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," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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