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[10/07/17 - 03:34 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Share Demo Victory
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/6/17):

CBS (8.027 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) was the top broadcaster on Friday with its trio of "MacGyver" (6.390 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.369 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.322 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

NBC (4.874 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) however moved up to share the demo crown with a repeat of "The Voice" (3.473 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9) and a new two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.575 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

Next up was ABC (3.041 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with the return of "Once Upon a Time" (3.261 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) followed by week two of "Marvel's Inhumans" (2.773 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "20/20" (3.089 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.111 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up originals from "Hell's Kitchen" (2.725 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "The Exorcist" (1.498 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

And finally, repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (0.997 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), "Masters of Illusion" (0.932 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.062 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (1.013 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - 20/20
+11.11% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - The Exorcist
-9.09% - Blue Bloods
-12.50% - Marvel's Inhumans

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Dateline NBC
-12.50% - 20/20
-16.67% - Blue Bloods
-20.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-23.08% - Hawaii Five-0
-27.27% - MacGyver
-28.57% - The Exorcist
-30.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-36.36% - Marvel's Inhumans (vs. Shark Tank)

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 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," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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 with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 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," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore 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 (10/7/16):

CBS (9.152 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the top draw on Friday with week three of "MacGyver" (8.170 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.605 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.681 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2).

ABC (4.388 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home a silver medal with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (5.605 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Dr. Ken" (3.929 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "Shark Tank" (4.803 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and "20/20" (3.595 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Next up was FOX (2.564 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with originals from "Hell's Kitchen" (3.112 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "The Exorcist" (2.016 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.827 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) opted for an encore of "Timeless" (3.184 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.150 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

And finally, the conclusion to "iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 2" (0.790 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) on The CW (0.790 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Dr. Ken
+10.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - The Exorcist
-7.69% - Blue Bloods
-11.11% - 20/20
-20.00% - Dateline NBC
-21.43% - MacGyver

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Gotham (Repeat))
+75.00% - The Exorcist (vs. Rosewood (Repeat))
+18.18% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - MacGyver (vs. The Amazing Race)
-11.11% - Dateline NBC
-15.38% - Last Man Standing
-20.00% - 20/20
-26.67% - Shark Tank
-30.77% - Dr. Ken
-33.33% - iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 2 (vs. Reign/America's Next Top Model)

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

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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 0.4/3 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 with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 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," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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