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[06/24/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Second Straight Week
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 (6/23/17):

NBC (4.371 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the demo champ on Friday with its weekly encore of "America's Got Talent" (4.413 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "Dateline NBC" (4.289 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2).

ABC (4.165 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was a tight second with a repeat "Shark Tank" (3.803 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) alongside the return of "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (3.991 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "20/20" (4.702 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1).

Next up was CBS (4.939 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with repeats of "MacGyver" (4.277 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8), "Hawaii Five-0" (5.040 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (5.502 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.431 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up second runs of "MasterChef" (1.564 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Beat Shazam" (1.299 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, the season finale of "The Originals" (0.907 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and a repeat "Riverdale" (0.553 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) on The CW (0.730 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - 20/20
+12.50% - Dateline NBC
0.00%

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - The Originals (vs. Masters of Illusion)
+12.50% - Primetime: What Would You Do?
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. U.S. Gymnastics Championship: Women's)

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," 1.8/5 with an encore; 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," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 in metered-market households with an encore 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 (6/24/16):

ABC (4.213 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the adults 18-49 victor on a low key Friday with its mix of "Shark Tank" (3.839 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (3.657 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and "20/20" (5.143 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1).

NBC (3.257 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was a close second with its coverage of "The Ranch: Home of an American Sports Dynasty" (2.656 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) and "U.S. Gymnastics Championship: Women's" (3.558 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2).

Next up was CBS (5.040 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its repeat lineup of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.395 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.993 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (5.732 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.350 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up encores of "Rosewood" (1.512 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "MasterChef" (1.188 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, a new "Masters of Illusion" (1.142 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) alongside repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (1.101 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.181 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) closed out the night on The CW (1.151 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Masters of Illusion
-11.11% - Primetime: What Would You Do?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. The Last Ship (Repeat))
-10.00% - U.S. Gymnastics Championship: Women's (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat)/Dateline NBC)
-16.67% - 20/20
-27.27% - Primetime: What Would You Do?
-33.33% - The Ranch: Home of an American Sports Dynasty (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))

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," 1.9/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 with an encore.

· 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," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.0/3 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) tied "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).

· 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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