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[03/10/20 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Dominates 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (3/9/20):

ABC (6.991 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) cruised to the demo crown with night one of "The Bachelor" (7.590 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) finale followed by a new "The Good Doctor" (5.791 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

NBC (7.058 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) took home the silver with fresh installments from "The Voice" (8.658 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and "Manifest" (3.856 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

Next up was FOX (5.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with the penultimate "9-1-1: Lone Star" (5.395 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and the season finale of "9-1-1: Lone Star" (5.202 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.615 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up originals from "The Neighborhood" (6.217 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (5.728 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "All Rise" (4.577 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10) and "Bull" (6.297 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

And finally, the season finales of "All American" (0.739 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.553 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) closed out the night on The CW (0.646 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Bachelor
+16.67% - Bull (vs. 2/17/20)
+12.50% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. 2/17/20)
0.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star
0.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. 2/17/20)
0.00% - Black Lightning
-13.33% - The Voice
-14.29% - Manifest
-16.67% - All Rise (vs. 2/17/20)
-33.33% - All American

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Bull (vs. Bull (Repeat))
+28.57% - 9-1-1: Lone Star - 9:00 (vs. The Passage)
+12.50% - 9-1-1: Lone Star - 8:00 (vs. The Passage)
0.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Man with a Plan)
0.00% - Black Lightning
-4.55% - The Bachelor
-10.00% - The Neighborhood
-28.57% - All Rise (vs. Magnum P.I.)
-33.33% - All American (vs. Arrow)
-35.00% - The Voice
-35.71% - The Good Doctor
-40.00% - Manifest (vs. The Enemy Within)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/11/19):

ABC (7.923 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on Monday thanks to the season finales of "The Bachelor" (8.000 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and "The Good Doctor" (7.767 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3).

NBC (8.660 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then had to settle for second with originals from "The Voice" (10.402 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "The Enemy Within" (5.175 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Next up was CBS (5.422 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) with new episodes of "The Neighborhood" (6.492 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Man with a Plan" (5.292 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Magnum P.I." (5.902 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) plus a repeat "Bull" (4.472 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.123 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) offered up the penultimate "The Passage" (3.124 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6) and the season finale of "The Passage" (3.122 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.913 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night with fresh installments of "Arrow" (1.075 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Black Lightning" (0.750 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Arrow
+27.27% - The Good Doctor
+16.67% - Magnum P.I.
+11.11% - The Enemy Within
+10.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Black Lightning
-12.50% - The Passage
-16.67% - The Neighborhood (vs. 2/25/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - The Bachelor (vs. American Idol)
+14.29% - The Passage - 8:00 (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - Black Lightning (vs. iZombie)
-9.09% - The Enemy Within (vs. Good Girls)
-9.09% - The Neighborhood (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-12.50% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Young Sheldon (Repeat)/Living Biblically)
-12.50% - The Passage - 9:00 (vs. The Resident)
-13.04% - The Voice
-22.22% - The Good Doctor
-25.00% - Arrow (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-30.00% - Man with a Plan

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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 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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