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[06/06/17 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Gets Another Bump from Stanley Cup Finals
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 (6/5/17):

NBC (5.484 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with its coverage of the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 4" (5.484 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1).

ABC (4.663 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with originals from "The Bachelorette" (5.938 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "Still Star-Crossed" (2.114 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

Next up was FOX (3.055 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a new "Gotham" (3.066 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and the season finale of "Gotham" (3.043 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.264 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) opted for repeats of "Kevin Can Wait" (4.720 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), "Man with a Plan" (4.334 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7), "Mom" (4.365 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), "Life in Pieces" (3.767 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Scorpion" (4.201 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "Supergirl" (1.176 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.023 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) bookended a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.063 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (1.109 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
+6.67% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - Still Star-Crossed

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Gotham - 9:00 (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
+38.46% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 4
-10.00% - Gotham - 8:00 (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-20.00% - The Bachelorette
-25.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-44.44% - Still Star-Crossed (vs. Mistresses)

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," 1.7/5, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "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, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Show," 0.5/2; 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49, delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore delayed by a Stanley Cup overrun and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/6/16):

ABC (5.687 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) held off the competition on Monday with its mix of "The Bachelorette" (6.802 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "Mistresses" (3.457 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

NBC (3.973 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the number two draw despite its coverage of the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 4" (3.973 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2).

Next up was CBS (4.626 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "Mom" (5.020 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (4.456 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "Scorpion" (4.556 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and another "Scorpion" (4.584 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.293 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up originals from "So You Think You Can Dance" (4.020 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and "Houdini & Doyle" (2.566 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, new episodes of "Reign" (1.002 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.257 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.177 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (1.109 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Mistresses
+25.00% - The Bachelorette
+20.00% - Houdini & Doyle
+8.33% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 4
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. 5/23/16)
0.00% - Reign (vs. 5/23/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+300.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Jane the Virgin (Repeat))
+50.00% - Reign (vs. The Originals (Repeat))
+11.11% - The Bachelorette
-9.09% - So You Think You Can Dance
-10.00% - Mistresses (vs. The Whispers)
-23.53% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 4 (vs. Various)
-45.45% - Houdini & Doyle (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)

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," 2.1/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.3/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.0/3 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore 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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