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[02/06/18 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Continue Demo Reign
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/5/18):

ABC (7.671 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) continued its demo reign on Monday with new episodes from "The Bachelor" (6.751 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "The Good Doctor" (9.509 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

Second place then went to NBC (4.852 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with its mix of "The Wall" (6.679 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Better Late Than Never" (5.292 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5) and the special "The Best of U.S. - The 2018 Winter Olympics" (2.585 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12).

Sharing the silver was FOX (4.274 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with originals from "Lucifer" (3.735 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "The Resident" (4.813 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

Next up was CBS (5.791 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) and its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (6.902 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4), "Man with a Plan" (6.360 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Superior Donuts" (5.614 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), the season finale of "9JKL" (4.849 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10) and "Scorpion" (5.511 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

And finally, the winter finale of "Supergirl" (2.123 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) as well as repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.007 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and a second "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.028 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) rounded out the night on The CW (1.570 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - The Wall
+25.00% - Lucifer
+22.22% - Better Late Than Never
+11.11% - The Resident
+5.88% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Good Doctor (vs. 1/22/18)
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - 9JKL
0.00% - Supergirl
-9.09% - Man with a Plan
-22.22% - Scorpion

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+142.86% - The Good Doctor (vs. Quantico)
+66.67% - The Wall (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
+22.22% - Better Late Than Never (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
0.00% - The Best of U.S. - The 2018 Winter Olympics (vs. Timeless)
-14.29% - Supergirl
-20.00% - Kevin Can Wait
-21.74% - The Bachelor
-23.08% - Superior Donuts
-28.57% - Man with a Plan
-33.33% - Lucifer (vs. 24: Legacy)
-33.33% - The Resident (vs. APB)
-38.46% - 9JKL (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-41.67% - 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," 1.7/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/7.

· 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," 0.6/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/3.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/4 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 (2/6/17):

ABC (5.795 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) held off the competition on Monday with a new "The Bachelor" (7.352 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) followed by "Quantico" (2.681 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

FOX (6.152 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with the formal launches of "24: Legacy" (6.190 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and "APB" (6.114 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2).

Next up was CBS (7.292 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and its new lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (7.853 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "Man with a Plan" (7.225 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "Superior Donuts" (7.311 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (5.945 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Scorpion" (7.710 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.268 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up originals from "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.434 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9) and "Timeless" (2.935 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

And finally, fresh installments of "Supergirl" (2.400 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.980 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.690 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-7.69% - Scorpion (vs. 1/23/17)
-10.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-11.76% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 1/23/17)
-12.50% - Man with a Plan (vs. 1/23/17)
-12.50% - Quantico
-23.53% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 1/23/17)
-31.58% - Superior Donuts (vs. 2/2/17)
-33.33% - Timeless

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-4.17% - The Bachelor
-11.76% - APB (vs. Lucifer)
-16.67% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-20.35% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
-22.22% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-25.00% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-35.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-35.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. Scorpion)
-36.36% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-40.00% - 24: Legacy (vs. The X-Files)
-45.45% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)

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," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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 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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