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[06/18/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Tops Charts for ABC
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 (6/17/19):

ABC (4.928 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) scored top honors on Monday thanks to a new "The Bachelorette" (5.534 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and the debut of "Grand Hotel" (3.717 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

NBC (4.504 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the number two draw with the Monday premiere of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.752 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and a new "Dateline NBC" (4.010 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

Next up was FOX (2.145 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with fresh installments from "Beat Shazam" (2.223 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.066 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.323 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) opted for repeats of "The Neighborhood" (3.810 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), another "The Neighborhood" (3.548 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "God Friended Me" (2.743 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Bull" (3.545 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, The CW (1.167 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with the returns of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.318 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.100 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.932 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - The Bachelorette (vs. 6/3/19)
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 6/5/19)
0.00% - Beat Shazam
-16.67% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+7.14% - The Bachelorette
+5.88% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls/American Ninja Warrior)
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. So You Think You Can Dance (Repeat))
-12.50% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Proposal)
-25.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-30.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-40.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (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," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; 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," 0.3/2; "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 1.1/4 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/5. 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.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/18/18):

ABC (5.062 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) held off the competition on Monday with a new "The Bachelorette" (5.669 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) alongside the launch of "The Proposal" (3.848 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

NBC (3.885 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then took home the silver with the relocated "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (3.203 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) and "American Ninja Warrior" (4.227 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2).

Next up was CBS (4.320 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and repeats of "Mom" (4.402 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Man with a Plan" (3.835 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.270 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) plus a new "Elementary" (4.571 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.650 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (3.128 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and an encore "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.173 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

And finally, the season finale of "Supergirl" (1.785 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.959 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.898 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.357 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Supergirl
+14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. 5/21/18)
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-9.09% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 6/13/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Proposal (vs. Still Star-Crossed)
+66.67% - Supergirl (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+20.00% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-11.11% - So You Think You Can Dance
-12.50% - The Bachelorette
-25.93% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. American Ninja Warrior/Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge)
-53.33% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. American Ninja Warrior)

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," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; 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," 0.5/3; "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 0.2/2 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," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 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 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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