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[07/06/19 - 10:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Dateline" Top Demo Race
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 (7/5/19):

NBC (2.772 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1) continued its demo reign on Friday with an encore of "American Ninja Warrior" (2.602 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) plus a new "Dateline NBC" (3.114 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1).

ABC (2.321 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) was a close second with a new "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (1.944 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) and a repeat "20/20" (2.510 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3).

Next up was CBS (3.422 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) and its all-repeat lineup of "Hawaii Five-0" (3.440 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4), "Magnum P.I." (3.219 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (3.607 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.483 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) served up encores of "First Responders Live" (1.588 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) and "MasterChef" (1.379 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4).

And finally, repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (0.795 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10), another "Masters of Illusion" (0.889 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10), "The Big Stage" (0.802 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and another "The Big Stage" (0.651 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.784 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-16.67% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-16.67% - Dateline NBC
-40.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Quantico)

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," 1.7/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 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 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 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 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/6/18):

NBC (2.884 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) was the demo champ on a repeat heavy Friday with encores of "American Ninja Warrior" (2.748 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Dateline NBC" (3.157 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1).

ABC (2.835 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then was the silver draw with a new "Quantico" (2.795 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) alongside repeats of "What Would You Do?" (2.638 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "20/20" (3.071 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1).

Next up was CBS (3.832 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) and its repeat lineup of "Undercover Boss" (3.426 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (3.576 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (4.494 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.000 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up a second week of "BIG3" (1.000 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) coverage.

And finally, a new "Masters of Illusion" (1.113 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and second runs of "Masters of Illusion" (0.974 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.981 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) rounded out the night on The CW (1.012 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Masters of Illusion
+25.00% - Quantico

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Masters of Illusion
-28.57% - Quantico (vs. Shark Tank (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," 1.5/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 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 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/1 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 0.6/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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