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[05/29/18 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Open on Top for NBC
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/28/18):

NBC (4.840 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) landed in the top spot on Monday thanks to its coverage of the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 1" (4.840 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1).

ABC (4.613 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then had to settle for the silver with the return of "The Bachelorette" (5.554 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and a new "The Crossing" (2.732 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

Next up was CBS (3.878 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) with repeats of "Mom" (4.124 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3), "Man with a Plan" (3.652 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), "NCIS: New Orleans" (3.789 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and a new "Elementary" (3.958 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.410 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up a special "Lucifer" (2.571 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and a second "Lucifer" (2.250 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

And finally, a new "Supergirl" (1.563 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and the season finale of "iZombie" (0.760 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.161 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Crossing (vs. 5/14/18)
-20.00% - Elementary
-20.00% - Supergirl
-33.33% - iZombie
-37.50% - Lucifer (vs. 5/14/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Supergirl (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
0.00% - The Crossing (vs. Still Star-Crossed)
0.00% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 1
-6.67% - The Bachelorette
-20.00% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-20.00% - iZombie (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway?)
-44.44% - Lucifer - 8:00 (vs. Gotham)
-44.44% - Lucifer - 9:00

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

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Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/29/17):

NBC (4.893 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) got a boost on Monday with the start of the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 1" (4.893 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1).

ABC (4.550 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then had to settle for second place with week two of "The Bachelorette" (5.613 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) and the launch of "Still Star-Crossed" (2.425 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

Next up was FOX (3.098 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a new "Gotham" (2.900 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) alongside the season finale of "Lucifer" (3.296 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.434 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up repeats of "Kevin Can Wait" (3.734 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Man with a Plan" (3.629 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Superior Donuts" (3.494 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "2 Broke Girls" (2.862 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and "Scorpion" (3.444 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, The CW (0.989 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening with a repeat "Supergirl" (1.035 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), the return of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.951 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.935 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Lucifer
-10.00% - Gotham
-16.67% - The Bachelorette

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - Lucifer (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
+33.33% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 1
-6.25% - The Bachelorette
-10.00% - Gotham (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-28.57% - Still Star-Crossed (vs. Mistresses)

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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