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[07/09/19 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Win Streak with "The Bachelorette"
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 (7/8/19):

ABC (4.955 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the top draw for the fifth consecutive Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (5.985 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Grand Hotel" (2.893 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

NBC (4.246 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then took home the silver with fresh installments of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.475 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.787 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.245 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its duo of "Beat Shazam" (2.338 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.153 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.688 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up its mix of "The Neighborhood" (3.603 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), another "The Neighborhood" (3.298 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), a new "The Code" (3.787 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Bull" (3.827 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, The CW (1.053 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening with "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.179 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.945 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.907 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Dateline NBC
+12.50% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. 6/24/19)
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 6/24/19)
0.00% - The Code
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-16.67% - Grand Hotel

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 9-1-1 (Repeat))
+15.38% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - The Code (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-10.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-14.29% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-37.50% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Proposal)

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 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; 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 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore; 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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 (7/9/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to interruptions for news coverage from approximately 9-9:21 p.m. ET, these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings are subject to significant revision when Nielsen issues official-national results this afternoon.]

ABC (5.027 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) claimed the top spot on Monday with originals from "The Bachelorette" (5.661 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "The Proposal" (3.761 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

NBC (4.523 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the silver draw with fresh installments from "American Ninja Warrior" (4.874 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.821 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

Next up was FOX (2.115 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.722 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) and a repeat "9-1-1" (1.508 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.152 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up second runs of "Mom" (4.154 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "Man with a Plan" (3.524 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (3.012 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) plus a new "Salvation" (2.607 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.270 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.146 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.140 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) rounded out the night on The CW (1.207 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 6/25/18)
+14.29% - The Proposal
+11.11% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 6/25/18)
+8.33% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-25.00% - Salvation

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+33.33% - The Proposal (vs. The Gong Show (Repeat))
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-7.14% - The Bachelorette
-12.50% - So You Think You Can Dance
-25.00% - Salvation (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-28.57% - American Ninja Warrior
-30.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge)

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 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by a primetime overrun for news coverage.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by a primetime overrun for news coverage.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" was delayed by a primetime overrun for news coverage.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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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