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[11/20/18 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL, "Dancing" Finale Push ABC in Front
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/19/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The ABC stations in the Kansas City and Los Angeles markets carried NFL football.]

ABC (8.202 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) got a boost on Monday from aforementioned NFL coverage plus the season finale of "Dancing with the Stars" (8.551 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and a new "The Good Doctor" (7.504 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

NBC (7.104 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with originals from "The Voice" (7.855 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and "Manifest" (5.604 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5).

Next up was FOX (4.821 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with fresh installments from "The Resident" (4.468 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and "9-1-1" (5.173 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.285 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Neighborhood" (6.495 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Happy Together" (4.727 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and "Magnum P.I." (5.348 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) plus a repeat "Bull" (4.896 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, The CW (0.982 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes from "Arrow" (1.042 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.922 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+44.44% - Dancing with the Stars
+20.00% - The Good Doctor
+12.50% - Happy Together
0.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. 11/5/18)
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - Manifest
0.00% - Magnum P.I.
-10.00% - The Resident (vs. 11/5/18)
-17.65% - The Voice
-25.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-40.00% - Arrow

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Valor)
+33.33% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Gifted)
+22.22% - Manifest (vs. The Brave)
0.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-7.14% - Dancing with the Stars
-11.11% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/9JKL)
-17.65% - The Voice
-21.43% - The Neighborhood (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
-25.00% - Happy Together (vs. Man with a Plan)
-36.84% - The Good Doctor
-40.00% - Arrow (vs. Supergirl)

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," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/5 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 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," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· 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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/20/17):

ABC (10.346 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with new episodes from "Dancing with the Stars" (10.347 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3) and "The Good Doctor" (10.343 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1).

NBC (7.632 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then remained in second with originals from "The Voice" (9.087 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "The Brave" (4.724 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Next up was CBS (5.397 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (6.742 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3), "Man with a Plan" (5.962 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5), "Superior Donuts" (5.179 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6), "9JKL" (4.414 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) and "Scorpion" (5.043 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.096 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up fresh installments from "Lucifer" (3.277 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and "The Gifted" (2.915 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.911 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Valor" (1.038 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.474 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Man with a Plan
+16.67% - Kevin Can Wait
+12.50% - Scorpion
+11.11% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - The Gifted
0.00% - 9JKL
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - Valor
-6.67% - Dancing with the Stars
-10.00% - The Brave
-10.00% - Lucifer
-10.53% - The Voice

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+137.50% - The Good Doctor (vs. Conviction)
-6.67% - Kevin Can Wait
-7.69% - Man with a Plan
-10.00% - The Gifted (vs. Lucifer)
-18.18% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-19.05% - The Voice
-22.22% - Dancing with the Stars
-25.00% - Scorpion
-25.00% - The Brave (vs. Timeless)
-27.27% - 9JKL (vs. The Odd Couple)
-28.57% - Superior Donuts (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-50.00% - Supergirl
-66.67% - Valor (vs. Jane the Virgin)

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· 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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