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[05/16/17 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Continue 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 (5/15/17):

NBC (7.616 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with fresh installments of "The Voice" (8.954 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "The Wall" (4.942 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

ABC (7.639 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (9.958 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and the season finale of "Quantico" (3.002 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11).

Next up was CBS (6.226 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its mix of a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (5.976 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), the season finale of "Man with a Plan" (5.713 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), more repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.524 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) and "Kevin Can Wait" (4.660 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) as well as the season finale of "Scorpion" (7.742 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.977 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up new episodes of "Gotham" (2.891 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9) and "Lucifer" (3.064 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10).

And finally, the penultimate weeks of "Supergirl" (1.934 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.797 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) rounded out the night on The CW (1.365 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Man with a Plan
+9.09% - Scorpion
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - Quantico
-6.67% - Dancing with the Stars
-9.09% - The Wall
-10.53% - The Voice
-11.11% - Lucifer
-16.67% - Supergirl
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Supergirl (vs. Reign)
+33.33% - Lucifer (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
+33.33% - Scorpion (vs. Person of Interest)
-15.00% - The Voice
-17.65% - Dancing with the Stars
-23.08% - The Wall (vs. Blindspot)
-30.77% - Gotham
-37.50% - Man with a Plan (vs. Mike & Molly)
-50.00% - Jane the Virgin
-53.85% - Quantico (vs. Castle)

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; 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," 0.6/4; "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 1.2/4 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," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 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 (5/16/16):

NBC (8.034 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) led the demo charge on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (9.356 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "Blindspot" (5.390 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

ABC (10.277 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed the silver with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (11.534 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and the de facto series finale of "Castle" (7.764 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

Next up was CBS (6.592 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with a new "Mike & Molly" (7.744 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5) followed by the final "Mike & Molly" (8.319 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (7.172 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) and new episodes of "The Odd Couple" (5.709 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Person of Interest" (5.304 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.120 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up originals from "Gotham" (3.783 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Houdini & Doyle" (2.458 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11).

And finally, a new "Reign" (0.819 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and the season finale of "Jane the Virgin" (0.946 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (0.882 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Jane the Virgin
+18.18% - Castle
+8.33% - Gotham
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - The Odd Couple
0.00% - Houdini & Doyle
0.00% - Reign
-4.76% - The Voice
-5.88% - Mike & Molly - 8:30
-7.14% - Blindspot
-10.00% - Person of Interest
-12.50% - Mike & Molly - 8:00

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+300.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Celeste and Jesse Forever (Repeat))
+200.00% - Reign (vs. Celeste and Jesse Forever (Repeat))
+30.00% - Gotham (vs. The Following)
+8.33% - The Odd Couple (vs. Stalker)
+8.33% - Blindspot (vs. The Night Shift)
-11.11% - Mike & Molly - 8:30
-20.93% - Dancing with the Stars (vs. Dancing with the Stars/The Bachelorette)
-23.08% - The Voice
-30.00% - Mike & Molly - 8:00 (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-33.33% - Houdini & Doyle (vs. The Following)
-35.71% - Person of Interest (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-38.10% - Castle (vs. The Bachelorette)

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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; 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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.1/4 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" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 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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