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[02/03/18 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Demo Crown
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 (2/2/18):

CBS (8.308 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) was the most-watched network on Friday with its dramas "MacGyver" (7.208 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.501 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.216 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2).

FOX (3.322 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) however shared in the demo crown with the penultimate "Hell's Kitchen" (3.235 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and the season finale of "Hell's Kitchen" (3.410 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2).

Next up was NBC (3.256 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with new episodes from "Blindspot" (3.290 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Taken" (2.518 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "Dateline NBC" (3.960 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.157 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) served up fresh installments of "Child Support" (3.930 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.186 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and "20/20" (3.354 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

And finally, new episodes of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.656 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.674 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (0.665 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Jane the Virgin
+16.67% - 20/20
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 1/19/18)
0.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 1/19/18)
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Child Support
0.00% - Blindspot
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-10.00% - MacGyver (vs. 1/19/18)
-20.00% - Taken

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - Hell's Kitchen - 9:00 (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
+50.00% - Hell's Kitchen - 8:00 (vs. Rosewood)
+50.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
-10.00% - MacGyver
-25.00% - Blue Bloods
-25.00% - Blindspot (vs. Grimm)
-30.00% - 20/20
-33.33% - Taken (vs. Emerald City)
-33.33% - Child Support (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-53.85% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (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," 1.8/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/7; 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," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/3 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," 1.1/4 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/3/17):

CBS (9.081 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) was the top draw on Friday with originals from "MacGyver" (7.498 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.676 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) and "Blue Bloods" (10.068 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

Sharing in the demo honors was ABC (5.311 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.623 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2), "Dr. Ken" (4.779 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "Shark Tank" (5.650 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "20/20" (4.583 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

Next up was NBC (3.449 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its trio of "Grimm" (4.133 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8), "Emerald City" (2.471 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Dateline NBC" (3.744 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.226 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up new episodes of "Rosewood" (2.605 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (1.846 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12).

And finally, The CW (0.784 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) likewise offered up new installments from "The Vampire Diaries" (0.988 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.581 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Vampire Diaries
+11.11% - 20/20
+10.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 1/20/17)
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 1/20/17)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - Rosewood
0.00% - Emerald City
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-9.09% - MacGyver (vs. 1/13/17)
-10.00% - Dr. Ken
-16.67% - Sleepy Hollow
-22.22% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - Blue Bloods (vs. Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows)
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
-7.14% - Shark Tank
-10.00% - Dr. Ken
-11.11% - Grimm (vs. Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon)
-16.67% - 20/20
-16.67% - MacGyver (vs. Undercover Boss)
-16.67% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Second Chance)
-30.00% - Dateline NBC
-33.33% - Rosewood (vs. Sleepy Hollow)
-33.33% - Emerald City (vs. Grimm)
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)

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," 2.3/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/6; 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," 0.5/3 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/3 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 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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