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[08/06/19 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor in Paradise" Returns on Top in Demos
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 (8/5/19):

ABC (3.782 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to the return of "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.365 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and a new "Grand Hotel" (2.615 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

NBC (4.235 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was the most-watched network with its duo of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.598 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.510 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Next up was FOX (2.263 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with fresh installments from "Beat Shazam" (2.553 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.974 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.233 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up a new "Love Island" (2.075 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) alongside repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (2.319 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7), "The Neighborhood" (1.856 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Bull" (2.536 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.237 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.942 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.949 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) on The CW (1.091 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
+20.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Love Island
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-28.57% - Grand Hotel

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-16.67% - So You Think You Can Dance
-20.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-27.27% - Love Island (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))
-27.78% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. The Bachelorette)
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-72.22% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Bachelorette)

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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.9/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/6/18):

ABC (6.667 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to its expanded season finale of "The Bachelorette" (6.667 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1).

NBC (4.670 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was a distant second with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (5.013 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.985 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.461 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its two-hour edition of "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.461 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.220 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up repeats of "Mom" (4.198 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "Life in Pieces" (3.324 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #6) alongside new episodes from "Salvation" (2.481 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Elementary" (3.420 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #7).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.313 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.915 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.856 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.099 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+38.46% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Salvation
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-9.09% - American Ninja Warrior
-12.50% - Dateline NBC
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
0.00% - Elementary (vs. CBSN: On Assignment)
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Hooten & The Lady)
-12.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. Midnight, Texas)
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance
-14.29% - The Bachelorette
-33.33% - American Ninja Warrior
-45.45% - Salvation (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))

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

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets (the Phoenix market is currently excluded), household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· 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," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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