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[01/28/20 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Keeps ABC 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/27/20):

ABC (5.867 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the network to beat in adults 18-49 with fresh installments from "The Bachelor" (5.977 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "The Good Doctor" (5.647 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

NBC (6.127 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) remained the silver with its duo of "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (7.322 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) and "Manifest" (3.736 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Next up was FOX (4.347 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with originals from "9-1-1: Lone Star" (5.520 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and "Prodigal Son" (3.174 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.043 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) opted for repeats of "The Neighborhood" (5.430 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.640 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) followed by a special "Undercover Boss" (3.419 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and a repeat "Bull" (3.674 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

And finally, new episodes of "All American" (0.676 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.669 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.672 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - 9-1-1: Lone Star
0.00% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
0.00% - All American
0.00% - Black Lightning
-11.11% - The Good Doctor
-14.29% - Manifest
-14.29% - Undercover Boss (vs. 1/22/19)
-14.29% - Prodigal Son
-15.79% - The Bachelor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - 9-1-1: Lone Star (vs. The Resident)
-5.88% - The Bachelor
-14.29% - Undercover Boss (vs. Magnum P.I.)
-27.27% - The Good Doctor
-33.33% - Black Lightning
-33.33% - Prodigal Son (vs. The Passage)
-38.89% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
-40.00% - Manifest
-50.00% - All American (vs. Arrow)


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/28/19):

NBC (8.784 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) was the network to beat on Monday thanks to fresh installments from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (10.382 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "Manifest" (5.587 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5).

Sharing the demo crown was ABC (6.418 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) with new episodes from "The Bachelor" (6.354 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "The Good Doctor" (6.546 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

Next up was FOX (4.650 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "The Resident" (5.380 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) and "The Passage" (3.919 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.161 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up new episodes of "Celebrity Big Brother" (4.667 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and "Magnum P.I." (5.619 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8) plus a repeat "Bull" (5.197 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, The CW (1.068 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night with new episodes of "Arrow" (1.213 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "Black Lightning" (0.922 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
+6.25% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Manifest
0.00% - Magnum P.I.
0.00% - Arrow
0.00% - Black Lightning
-8.33% - The Good Doctor
-10.00% - The Resident
-10.00% - The Passage
-21.43% - Celebrity Big Brother

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - America's Got Talent: The Champions (vs. The Wall/Better Late Than Never)
+50.00% - Black Lightning (vs. Valor)
+42.86% - Manifest (vs. The Brave)
+37.50% - The Good Doctor (vs. The Good Doctor (Repeat))
+12.50% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Passage (vs. The Resident)
-4.35% - Celebrity Big Brother (vs. Kevin Can Wait/Man with a Plan)
-22.22% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/9JKL)
-33.33% - Arrow (vs. Supergirl)

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," 3.1/9; 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," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "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 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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