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[12/26/18 - 06:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "It's a Wonderful Life" Puts NBC on Top
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 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/24/18):

NBC (4.403 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was the top draw on Christmas Eve with its annual telecast of "It's a Wonderful Life" (4.403 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1).

ABC (2.416 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then was the number two network with rebroadcasts of "Beauty and the Beast" (2.614 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) and "The Good Doctor" (2.021 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Next up was CBS (2.717 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with repeats of "The Neighborhood" (3.010 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3), another "The Neighborhood" (2.806 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "God Friended Me" (2.499 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and "Bull" (2.744 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.351 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up an encore of "MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown" (1.351 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

And finally, The CW (0.399 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) likewise opted for repeats of "Arrow" (0.524 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.1, #10) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.274 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #9).

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," preempted; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," preempted; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," preempted; CBS's "Late Late Show," preempted.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/25/17):

ABC (5.463 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) got a Christmas Day boost from its "NBA Special: Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder" (5.842 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and a repeat of "Black-ish" (3.567 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4).

NBC (4.201 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with encores of the animated "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (5.308 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and the feature "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (3.980 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

Next up was CBS (3.979 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its repeat lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.316 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5), "Kevin Can Wait" (4.078 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "Young Sheldon" (4.325 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "Man with a Plan" (3.633 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and "Scorpion" (3.262 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.437 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up second runs of "Taraji's White Hot Holidays" (1.739 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "The Gifted" (1.137 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11).

And finally, rebroadcasts of "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2017" (1.021 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.729 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.948 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the holiday evening.

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," 1.5/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 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," 0.2/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.7/3 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," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 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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