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[02/28/19 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Goes Out on Top for FOX
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 (2/27/19):

FOX (10.021 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) eclipsed the competition on Wednesday with the penultimate "The Masked Singer" (8.596 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and the season finale of "The Masked Singer" (11.445 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1).

NBC (7.943 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with its trio of "Chicago Med" (8.448 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "Chicago Fire" (8.249 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4) and "Chicago PD" (7.134 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

Next up was ABC (3.922 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with fresh installments of "The Goldbergs" (4.525 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Schooled" (3.518 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9), "Modern Family" (4.340 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6) and "Single Parents" (2.948 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) plus the formal premiere of "Whiskey Cavalier" (4.101 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.145 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up originals of "Survivor: Edge of Extinction" (7.061 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "The World's Best" (2.816 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and another "The World's Best" (2.558 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13).

And finally, The CW (0.747 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes of "Riverdale" (0.878 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and "All American" (0.616 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
38.46% - The Masked Singer
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - Modern Family
0.00% - Schooled
0.00% - Single Parents
0.00% - Riverdale (vs. 2/6/19)
0.00% - All American (vs. 2/6/19)
-6.25% - Survivor: Edge of Extinction
-7.69% - Chicago Med
-7.69% - Chicago Fire
-21.43% - Chicago PD
-28.57% - The World's Best - 9:00
-33.33% - The World's Best - 10:00

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+225.00% - The Masked Singer - 8:00 (vs. The X-Files)
+140.00% - The Masked Singer - 9:00 (vs. 9-1-1)
+50.00% - Riverdale (vs. Riverdale (Repeat))
+33.33% - Chicago Med (vs. The Blacklist)
+16.67% - Whiskey Cavalier (vs. Designated Survivor)
+9.09% - Chicago Fire (vs. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
0.00% - All American (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))
-8.33% - Chicago PD
-10.00% - Schooled (vs. Speechless)
-15.38% - The Goldbergs
-15.38% - Modern Family
-16.67% - Survivor: Edge of Extinction
-30.00% - Single Parents (vs. American Housewife)
-50.00% - The World's Best - 10:00 (vs. SEAL Team)
-68.75% - The World's Best - 9:00 (vs. Survivor: Ghost Island)

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

Wednesday results are unreliable due to interruptions for special news reports.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/28/18):

CBS (7.091 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) finally snapped NBC's win streak on Wednesday with the premiere of "Survivor: Ghost Island" (8.588 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1), a second "Survivor: Ghost Island" (7.700 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and a new "SEAL Team" (4.986 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11).

FOX (4.578 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with new episodes from "The X-Files" (3.239 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "9-1-1" (5.918 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

Next up was NBC (5.766 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its trio "The Blacklist" (5.673 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (5.558 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7) and "Chicago PD" (6.068 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.330 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) served up new episodes from "The Goldbergs" (5.419 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4), "Speechless" (4.065 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "Modern Family" (4.921 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4) and "American Housewife" (4.108 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) plus the return of "Designated Survivor" (3.733 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13).

And finally, repeats of "Riverdale" (0.696 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.839 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) on The CW (0.767 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Chicago PD (vs. 2/7/18)
-9.09% - American Housewife (vs. 1/24/18)
-10.00% - The Blacklist (vs. 2/7/18)
-11.11% - The X-Files (vs. 2/7/18)
-11.76% - 9-1-1 (vs. 2/7/18)
-15.38% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 2/7/18)
-20.00% - SEAL Team (vs. 1/31/18)
-23.53% - The Goldbergs (vs. 1/24/18)
-25.00% - Designated Survivor (vs. 12/13/17)
-27.78% - Modern Family (vs. 1/17/18)
-28.57% - Speechless (vs. 1/24/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+116.67% - Modern Family (vs. When We Rise)
+66.67% - American Housewife (vs. When We Rise)
+50.00% - Survivor: Ghost Island - 8:00 (vs. Hunted)
+36.36% - 9-1-1 (vs. Star)
+33.33% - Survivor: Ghost Island - 9:00 (vs. Criminal Minds)
+14.29% - The X-Files (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+14.29% - SEAL Team (vs. Bull (Repeat))
0.00% - Designated Survivor (vs. When We Rise)
-23.53% - The Goldbergs
-29.41% - Chicago PD (vs. Chicago Justice)
-42.11% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. Chicago PD)
-47.06% - The Blacklist (vs. Chicago Fire)
-50.00% - Speechless (vs. Modern Family)

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," 2.7/7; 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," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 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 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.2/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/3 in 18-49) topped "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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