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[05/04/17 - 09:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Edges FOX, ABC in Tight Demo Race
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/3/17):

CBS (6.776 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) inched out the competition on Wednesday with new episode of "Survivor: Game Changers" (8.113 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1), "Criminal Minds" (7.224 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" (4.990 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

FOX (4.341 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was a close second with fresh installments from "Shots Fired" (3.116 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) and "Empire" (5.566 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1).

Next up was ABC (4.749 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its lineup of "The Goldbergs" (5.150 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Speechless" (4.407 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "Modern Family" (5.525 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3), "Black-ish" (4.152 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and "Designated Survivor" (4.629 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.041 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) served up originals from "Blindspot" (4.152 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.951 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and "Chicago PD" (6.022 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8).

And finally, new episodes of "Arrow" (1.590 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) and "The 100" (1.066 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15) rounded out the night on The CW (1.327 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The 100
+16.67% - Criminal Minds
+12.50% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
+5.88% - Survivor: Game Changers
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - Speechless
0.00% - Black-ish
0.00% - Chicago PD
0.00% - Blindspot
0.00% - Shots Fired
0.00% - Arrow
-9.09% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-11.11% - Modern Family (vs. 4/5/17)
-14.29% - Empire
-18.18% - Designated Survivor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Blindspot (vs. Heartbeat)
0.00% - Designated Survivor (vs. Nashville)
-8.33% - Chicago PD
-9.09% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-14.29% - Survivor: Game Changers
-17.65% - The Goldbergs (vs. The Middle)
-22.22% - Criminal Minds
-25.00% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
-25.00% - Black-ish
-27.27% - Modern Family
-28.57% - Arrow
-33.33% - The 100 (vs. Supernatural)
-33.33% - Shots Fired (vs. Rosewood)
-36.84% - Speechless (vs. The Goldbergs)
-50.00% - Empire

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," 2.4/6; 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," 0.6/4; "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 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/5 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 0.1/2 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 (5/4/16):

FOX (6.804 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was once again the demo champ on Wednesday with its duo of "Rosewood" (4.263 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) and "Empire" (9.346 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1).

CBS (8.342 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then snagged the number two spot with a new "Survivor: Kaoh Rong" (9.387 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), the season finale of "Criminal Minds" (8.825 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5) and an original "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" (6.814 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Next up was ABC (5.718 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its mix of "The Middle" (6.903 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6), "The Goldbergs" (6.584 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4), "Modern Family" (7.383 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2), "Black-ish" (5.601 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7) and "Nashville" (3.918 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.197 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up its trio of "Heartbeat" (4.141 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (5.211 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11) and "Chicago PD" (6.240 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments of "Arrow" (2.077 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) and "Supernatural" (1.535 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) on The CW (1.805 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+18.75% - The Goldbergs
+6.67% - Black-ish
+6.25% - The Middle
+5.88% - Criminal Minds (vs. 4/20/16)
0.00% - Modern Family (vs. 4/13/16)
0.00% - Survivor: Kaoh Rong
0.00% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.00% - Nashville
-2.70% - Empire
-7.69% - Rosewood
-12.50% - Heartbeat
-14.29% - Supernatural
-20.00% - Chicago PD (vs. 3/30/16)
-21.43% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 3/30/16)
-22.22% - Arrow

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+140.00% - Empire
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - The Middle
0.00% - Survivor: Kaoh Rong
0.00% - Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
-5.26% - Criminal Minds (vs. 4/20/16)
-8.33% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 3/30/16)
-14.29% - Supernatural
-14.29% - Chicago PD (vs. 3/30/16)
-20.00% - Rosewood
-22.22% - Heartbeat
-22.22% - Arrow
-24.14% - Modern Family (vs. 4/13/16)
-25.00% - Nashville
-30.43% - Black-ish

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," 2.2/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/5; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· 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) tied CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). 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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