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[10/31/17 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts as "DWTS" Rises
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 (10/30/17):

ABC (10.336 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) pulled in front among adults 18-49 on Monday thanks to new episodes of "Dancing with the Stars" (10.064 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and "The Good Doctor" (10.880 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1).

NBC (7.851 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with originals from "The Voice" (9.430 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) and "The Brave" (4.694 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

Next up was FOX (3.413 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with fresh installments of "Lucifer" (3.333 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and "The Gifted" (3.493 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.952 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up its new lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (6.308 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4), "9JKL" (5.057 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Superior Donuts" (4.840 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Me, Myself & I" (3.977 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "Scorpion" (4.765 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

And finally, The CW (1.419 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night with originals from "Supergirl" (1.831 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Valor" (1.007 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - Dancing with the Stars
+10.00% - The Gifted
+5.26% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Lucifer
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - Valor
-9.52% - The Voice
-12.50% - Scorpion
-20.00% - The Brave
-22.22% - Me, Myself & I
-42.86% - 9JKL

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+185.71% - The Good Doctor (vs. All Access Nashville: Celebrating the CMA Awards with Robin Roberts)
+22.22% - The Gifted (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-5.00% - The Voice
-11.11% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-14.29% - Kevin Can Wait
-16.67% - Supergirl
-27.27% - The Brave (vs. Timeless)
-41.67% - Me, Myself & I (vs. The Odd Couple)
-46.67% - 9JKL (vs. Man with a Plan)
-46.67% - Superior Donuts (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-50.00% - Valor (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-50.00% - Scorpion

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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/4 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," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· 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 (10/31/16):

NBC (7.953 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was still the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (9.263 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "Timeless" (5.334 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8).

The silver then went to CBS (6.447 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) with its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (6.760 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5), "Man with a Plan" (6.672 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "2 Broke Girls" (5.848 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "The Odd Couple" (5.119 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7) and "Scorpion" (7.143 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

Next up was a new "Dancing with the Stars" (10.267 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and the special "All Access Nashville: Celebrating the CMA Awards with Robin Roberts" (4.633 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) on ABC (8.389 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.244 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up new episodes of "Gotham" (3.052 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and "Lucifer" (3.436 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

And finally, originals from "Supergirl" (2.197 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.018 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) on The CW (1.607 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Scorpion
+9.09% - The Odd Couple
+7.14% - 2 Broke Girls
-6.25% - Dancing with the Stars
-6.25% - Man with a Plan
-10.00% - Lucifer
-12.50% - Kevin Can Wait
-18.18% - Gotham
-21.43% - Timeless
-25.93% - The Voice
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin
-33.33% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+50.00% - Lucifer (vs. Minority Report)
+16.67% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-21.05% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-25.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-30.00% - All Access Nashville: Celebrating the CMA Awards with Robin Roberts (vs. Countdown to the CMA Awards: Country's Greatest Crossover Hits with Robin Roberts)
-31.82% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-36.36% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-36.84% - The Odd Couple (vs. Scorpion)
-37.50% - The Voice
-43.75% - Gotham
-50.00% - Timeless (vs. Blindspot)

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," 2.6/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· 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," 0.5/3.

· 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," 1.4/5 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," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households 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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