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[05/01/18 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off Return of "DWTS"
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 (4/30/18):

NBC (7.195 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with a new "The Voice" (8.672 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) followed by the season finale of "Good Girls" (4.242 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3).

ABC (6.902 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the silver draw with the season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" (8.454 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) alongside a new "The Crossing" (3.798 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Next up was CBS (4.576 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and its mix of "Kevin Can Wait" (5.020 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "Man with a Plan" (4.794 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "Superior Donuts" (4.136 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (4.156 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and the season debut of "Elementary" (4.676 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.346 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) offered up originals from "Lucifer" (2.824 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and "The Resident" (3.868 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

And finally, The CW (1.116 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night with fresh installments of "Supergirl" (1.512 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "iZombie" (0.721 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Supergirl
+6.67% - The Voice
0.00% - Good Girls
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - The Resident
0.00% - iZombie
-11.11% - Kevin Can Wait
-12.50% - Superior Donuts
-14.29% - Lucifer
-28.57% - The Crossing

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Good Girls (vs. Taken)
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - iZombie (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-5.88% - The Voice
-11.11% - Man with a Plan
-16.67% - The Crossing (vs. Quantico)
-20.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-22.22% - Superior Donuts
-31.25% - Dancing with the Stars
-33.33% - Kevin Can Wait
-40.00% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-40.00% - Elementary (vs. 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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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 0.6/3 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 (5/1/17):

NBC (7.408 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the demo victor on Monday with a new "The Voice" (8.844 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and the season finale of "Taken" (4.536 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

ABC (7.702 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a close second with "Dancing with the Stars" (10.117 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "Quantico" (2.873 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11).

Next up was CBS (5.755 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (6.223 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), "Man with a Plan" (5.297 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "Superior Donuts" (5.168 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), the relocated "The Great Indoors" (4.140 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Scorpion" (6.850 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.174 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) offered up a new "Gotham" (2.920 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and the return of "Lucifer" (3.427 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.734 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.806 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) rounded out the night on The CW (1.270 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 4/17/17)
+11.11% - Gotham
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Taken
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-9.09% - Scorpion (vs. 4/17/17)
-10.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. 4/17/17)
-10.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. 4/17/17)
-10.53% - The Voice
-16.67% - Lucifer (vs. 1/30/17)
-33.33% - The Great Indoors (vs. 4/27/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Supergirl (vs. Reign)
+42.86% - Lucifer (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
-7.69% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Mike & Molly)
-11.11% - Dancing with the Stars
-16.67% - Gotham
-19.05% - The Voice
-23.08% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin
-35.71% - Man with a Plan (vs. Mike & Molly)
-38.46% - Taken (vs. Blindspot)
-38.46% - The Great Indoors (vs. The Odd Couple)
-40.00% - Quantico (vs. Castle)
-40.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. The Big Bang Theory (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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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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