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[10/01/19 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors
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 (9/30/19):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The ABC station in Pittsburgh and the NBC station in Cincinnati carried NFL football.]

FOX (5.661 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) pulled into the top demo spot on Monday thanks to week two of "9-1-1" (7.206 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) and "Prodigal Son" (4.115 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3).

Sharing the adults 18-49 crown was NBC (7.409 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) with originals from "The Voice" (8.780 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) and "Bluff City Law" (4.666 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7).

Next up was ABC (6.747 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with fresh installments of "Dancing with the Stars" (6.898 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5) and "The Good Doctor" (6.445 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.683 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Neighborhood" (5.867 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (5.357 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8), "All Rise" (5.614 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and "Bull" (5.823 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

And finally, the season finale of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.924 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) plus repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.581 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.584 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) on The CW (0.753 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Dancing with the Stars
+6.67% - 9-1-1
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Prodigal Son
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - Bluff City Law
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-5.88% - The Voice
-12.50% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola
-14.29% - Bull
-14.29% - All Rise

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-16.67% - The Good Doctor
-20.00% - The Voice
-25.00% - Bull
-30.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Happy Together)
-30.77% - The Neighborhood
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-33.33% - Prodigal Son (vs. 9-1-1)
-33.33% - All Rise (vs. Magnum P.I.)
-55.56% - Bluff City Law (vs. Manifest)

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," 3.2/9; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

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

· 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/1/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: ABC's Monday lineup was preempted for local NFL coverage in the Kansas City market.]

NBC (9.456 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) kicked off week two of the TV season on top with new episodes of "The Voice" (9.944 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "Manifest" (8.481 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2).

FOX (5.454 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with fresh installments from "The Resident" (4.820 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "9-1-1" (6.089 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

Next up was ABC (7.380 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) with its second week of "Dancing with the Stars" (7.321 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "The Good Doctor" (7.499 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.651 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) offered up the premieres of "The Neighborhood" (8.074 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) and "Happy Together" (5.930 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) plus originals from "Magnum P.I." (6.315 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "Bull" (6.635 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10).

And finally, the season finales of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.169 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.716 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.632 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) rounded out the night on The CW (0.922 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-6.25% - 9-1-1
-9.09% - The Resident
-11.11% - Bull
-14.29% - The Good Doctor
-18.18% - Manifest
-18.18% - Dancing with the Stars
-25.00% - Magnum P.I.

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Manifest (vs. The Brave)
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Repeat))
0.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Gifted)
-9.09% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-11.11% - Bull (vs. Scorpion)
-20.00% - The Voice
-25.00% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Kevin Can Wait/Me, Myself & I)
-37.50% - Happy Together (vs. 9JKL)
-43.75% - Dancing with the Stars
-50.00% - The Good Doctor
-56.67% - The Neighborhood (vs. The Big Bang Theory)

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," 2.9/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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