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[05/09/17 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
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 (5/8/17):

NBC (7.701 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with a new "The Voice" (9.141 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and a special edition of "The Wall" (4.822 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

ABC (7.522 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with its duo of "Dancing with the Stars" (9.850 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) and "Quantico" (2.867 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

Next up was CBS (5.697 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its mix of the season finale of "Kevin Can Wait" (5.592 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), a new "Man with a Plan" (5.075 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), the season finales of "Superior Donuts" (4.882 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) and "The Great Indoors" (3.957 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10) plus a new "Scorpion" (7.337 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.108 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "Gotham" (2.931 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) and "Lucifer" (3.285 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

And finally, The CW (1.423 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening with fresh installments from "Supergirl" (1.861 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.985 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Jane the Virgin
+20.00% - Supergirl
+11.76% - The Voice
+10.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - Quantico
-6.25% - Dancing with the Stars
-8.33% - Kevin Can Wait
-10.00% - Lucifer
-10.00% - Gotham
-12.50% - The Great Indoors

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Supergirl (vs. Reign)
+50.00% - Lucifer (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
+10.00% - Scorpion (vs. Person of Interest)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-9.52% - The Voice
-11.76% - Dancing with the Stars
-21.43% - The Wall (vs. Blindspot)
-25.00% - Gotham
-31.25% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Mike & Molly)
-40.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-45.45% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-46.15% - The Great Indoors (vs. The Odd Couple)
-47.06% - Man with a Plan (vs. Mike & Molly)

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," 2.3/6; 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," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. 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 (5/9/16):

NBC (8.325 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was still the demo champ on Monday with originals from "The Voice" (9.627 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "Blindspot" (5.721 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6).

ABC (9.739 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the number two draw with its duo of "Dancing with the Stars" (11.180 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2) and "Castle" (6.858 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Next up was CBS (6.725 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and its mix of "Mike & Molly" (7.791 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), another "Mike & Molly" (7.940 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (7.424 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5), "The Odd Couple" (5.828 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and "Person of Interest" (5.685 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.042 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Gotham" (3.677 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "Houdini & Doyle" (2.408 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "Reign" (0.809 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.899 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) on The CW (0.853 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+23.08% - Mike & Molly - 8:00
+21.43% - Mike & Molly - 8:30
+10.00% - Castle
+7.69% - Blindspot
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Odd Couple
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
0.00% - Reign
-5.56% - Dancing with the Stars
-14.29% - Houdini & Doyle

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Gotham (vs. The Following)
+16.67% - Blindspot (vs. The Night Shift)
0.00% - Mike & Molly - 8:00 (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
0.00% - Mike & Molly - 8:30
0.00% - The Odd Couple (vs. Stalker)
-12.50% - The Voice
-19.05% - Dancing with the Stars
-21.43% - Castle
-23.08% - Person of Interest (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-33.33% - Houdini & Doyle (vs. The Following)
-40.00% - Jane the Virgin
-40.00% - 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," 2.5/6; "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," 0.4/2; 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 0.4/2 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" (0.9/3). 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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