or


[05/27/17 - 11:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Honors
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/26/17):

NBC (4.033 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) was the demo champ on Friday with the season finale of "First Dates" (3.479 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.310 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1).

Sharing the top spot was ABC (3.271 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) and repeats of "Shark Tank" (3.276 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2), another "Shark Tank" (3.163 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and "20/20" (3.373 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was CBS (5.043 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with its trio of "MacGyver" (4.560 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.956 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (5.613 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.952 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) served up encores of "Beat Shazam" (2.092 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Love Connection" (1.813 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

And finally, The CW (1.444 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with repeats of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.437 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and another "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.450 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - First Dates
-11.11% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - First Dates (vs. Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon)
-11.11% - Dateline NBC (vs. Dateline NBC (Repeat))

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/27/16):

NBC (4.291 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) claimed the top demo spot on Friday with the season finale of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (3.316 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and two-hour repeat of "Dateline NBC" (4.778 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1).

ABC (4.006 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with night two of "500 Questions" (4.427 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) followed by a repeat "Shark Tank" (3.762 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) and a new "20/20" (3.830 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

Next up was CBS (4.512 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its repeat trio of "Undercover Boss" (4.098 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8) and "Blue Bloods" (5.142 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.154 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up second runs of "The Simpsons" (1.455 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), another "The Simpsons" (1.286 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Coupled" (0.938 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12).

And finally, a new "Masters of Illusion" (1.563 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (1.512 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.534 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) on The CW (1.536 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. 5/13/16)
0.00% - Masters of Illusion
-41.67% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-20.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway?)
-22.22% - 500 Questions (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-30.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-30.00% - 20/20

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [may 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/25/18 - 12:57 PM]
E!'s "Total Bellas" Delivers Series High in P18-34 and W18-34 for Season Three Premiere
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 20.

[05/25/18 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "The Last Days of Michael Jackson" Special
The two-hour special powers the Alphabet to an adults 18-49 victory last night.

[05/24/18 - 02:40 PM]
ABC Moves Up to No. 2 in 2017-18 for Its Most Competitive Season in 10 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/18 - 11:54 AM]
CBS Is America's Most-Watched Network in 2017-2018 Across Primetime, Daytime and Late Night
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Finale Showdown Among Adults 18-49
"Empire" powers the network to a demo victory over CBS and its "Survivor" closer.

[05/24/18 - 07:22 AM]
ESPN's Coverage of NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 5 Up 30 Percent From 2017
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 23.

[05/23/18 - 08:34 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Unprecedented Seventh Consecutive Year
"Sunday Night Football" also ranked as the No. 1 show in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic for the eighth consecutive TV season.

[05/23/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls in Front with "The Voice" Finale
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 for the first time since the return of "Roseanne" on ABC.

[05/22/18 - 11:18 AM]
NBC Wins the Sept. to May Season in 18-49 for the 4th Time in 5 Years, Generating The Top Winning Margin for Any Net in People-Meter History
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/22/18 - 10:38 AM]
"60 Minutes" in Top 10 Again - Makes List for 12th Straight Time
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/22/18 - 09:55 AM]
"48 Hours" Finishes Its 30th Anniversary Year as Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Program for the 12th Consecutive Television Season
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/22/18 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Finale Helps ABC Snap NBC's Win Streak
The Peacock had taken home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49 for 10 consecutive weeks.

[05/22/18 - 07:54 AM]
ESPN Draws Its Highest-Rated Conference Finals Game 4 in Six Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, May 21.

[05/21/18 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Put NBC on Top in Demos
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49, holding off the "American Idol"-fueled ABC.

[05/20/18 - 08:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Keeps Demo Crown with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.