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[02/02/21 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; FOX Leads Total Viewers
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 (2/1/21):

ABC (4.306 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to a new "The Bachelor" (5.282 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and a repeat of "The Good Doctor" (2.356 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

FOX (6.232 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) led among total viewers with its duo of "9-1-1" (6.487 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "9-1-1: Lone Star" (5.976 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

Next up was NBC (3.169 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with new episodes of "Ellen's Game of Games" (3.317 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "The Wall" (3.182 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and the season finale of "Weakest Link" (3.008 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.952 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) opted for repeats of "The Neighborhood" (4.176 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (3.423 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), "All Rise" (2.246 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10) and "Bull" (2.812 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

And finally, a new "All American" (0.700 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and a repeat "Batwoman" (0.340 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) rounded out the night on The CW (0.520 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - The Wall
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Ellen's Game of Games
0.00% - Weakest Link (vs. 1/18/21)
-20.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star
-25.00% - 9-1-1
-33.33% - All American

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star (vs. Prodigal Son)
0.00% - All American
-6.67% - The Bachelor
-28.57% - Weakest Link (vs. Manifest)
-30.77% - 9-1-1 (vs. 9-1-1: Lone Star)
-45.45% - The Wall (vs. America's Got Talent: The Champions)
-45.45% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. America's Got Talent: The Champions)


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/3/20):

ABC (5.612 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) led the demo race on Monday thanks to a full night of "The Bachelor" (5.612 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1).

FOX (4.976 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then got a Super Bowl boost to "9-1-1: Lone Star" (6.337 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and "Prodigal Son" (3.616 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

Next up was NBC (5.693 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (6.775 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and "Manifest" (3.528 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.011 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Neighborhood" (6.259 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (5.838 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "All Rise" (5.475 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Bull" (6.510 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

And finally, new episodes from "All American" (0.814 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "Black Lightning" (0.732 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) closed out the night on The CW (0.773 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Prodigal Son
+30.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star
+16.67% - Manifest
0.00% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
0.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - Bull (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - All Rise (vs. 1/20/20)
0.00% - All American
0.00% - Black Lightning
-6.25% - The Bachelor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star (vs. The Resident)
0.00% - The Bachelor (vs. The Bachelor/The Good Doctor)
-11.11% - Prodigal Son (vs. The Passage)
-22.22% - Manifest
-25.00% - Bull
-31.25% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
-33.33% - Black Lightning (vs. Black Lightning)
-36.36% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Man with a Plan)
-42.86% - The Neighborhood
-45.45% - All Rise (vs. Celebrity Big Brother)
-50.00% - All American (vs. Arrow)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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