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[05/02/17 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Adults 18-49
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 (5/1/17):

NBC (7.408 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the demo victor on Monday with a new "The Voice" (8.844 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and the season finale of "Taken" (4.536 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

ABC (7.702 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a close second with "Dancing with the Stars" (10.117 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "Quantico" (2.873 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11).

Next up was CBS (5.755 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (6.223 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), "Man with a Plan" (5.297 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "Superior Donuts" (5.168 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), the relocated "The Great Indoors" (4.140 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Scorpion" (6.850 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.174 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) offered up a new "Gotham" (2.920 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and the return of "Lucifer" (3.427 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.734 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.806 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) rounded out the night on The CW (1.270 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 4/17/17)
+11.11% - Gotham
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Taken
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-9.09% - Scorpion (vs. 4/17/17)
-10.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. 4/17/17)
-10.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. 4/17/17)
-10.53% - The Voice
-16.67% - Lucifer (vs. 1/30/17)
-33.33% - The Great Indoors (vs. 4/27/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Supergirl (vs. Reign)
+42.86% - Lucifer (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
-7.69% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Mike & Molly)
-11.11% - Dancing with the Stars
-16.67% - Gotham
-19.05% - The Voice
-23.08% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin
-35.71% - Man with a Plan (vs. Mike & Molly)
-38.46% - Taken (vs. Blindspot)
-38.46% - The Great Indoors (vs. The Odd Couple)
-40.00% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-40.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. The Big Bang Theory (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," 2.0/5; "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," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/2/16):

NBC (8.412 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was still the demo champ on Monday with its pairing of "The Voice" (9.846 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "Blindspot" (5.545 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5).

ABC (9.841 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then took home the silver with its duo of "Dancing with the Stars" (11.645 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "Castle" (6.232 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Next up was CBS (7.161 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its lineup of "Mike & Molly" (6.966 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), another "Mike & Molly" (7.203 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (6.995 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "The Odd Couple" (5.976 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and the season finale of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.913 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.114 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up a new "Gotham" (3.612 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9) and the debut of "Houdini & Doyle" (2.617 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

And finally, originals from "Reign" (1.001 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.903 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) on The CW (0.951 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - Gotham (vs. 4/18/16)
0.00% - Reign
-7.14% - Blindspot
-9.09% - Castle
-25.00% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Blindspot (vs. The Night Shift)
-5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
-6.67% - Mike & Molly - 8:30
-8.70% - The Voice
-13.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. David Letterman: A Life on Television)
-13.33% - The Odd Couple (vs. David Letterman: A Life on Television)
-18.75% - Mike & Molly - 8:00 (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-28.57% - Castle
-29.41% - Gotham
-36.36% - Houdini & Doyle (vs. The Following)
-40.00% - Reign (vs. The Originals)
-40.00% - Jane the Virgin

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," 2.1/5; 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," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3). 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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