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[01/14/20 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Tops Demos 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/13/20):

ABC (5.263 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to a new "The Bachelor" (5.367 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and the return of "The Good Doctor" (5.054 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

NBC (5.520 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then scored the silver with fresh installments from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (6.489 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Manifest" (3.582 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Next up was CBS (3.691 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (4.635 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.027 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #6), "All Rise" (3.169 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Bull" (3.574 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.988 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) also opted for repeats of "9-1-1" (2.541 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Prodigal Son" (1.434 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10).

And finally, second runs of "The Flash" (0.625 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.496 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) closed out the night on The CW (0.561 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - The Bachelor
-11.11% - The Good Doctor (vs. 12/2/19)
-22.22% - Manifest
-30.77% - America's Got Talent: The Champions

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelor
-22.22% - Manifest
-33.33% - The Good Doctor
-47.06% - 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 (1/14/19):

ABC (5.801 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (5.599 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "The Good Doctor" (6.206 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4).

NBC (8.472 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was a close second with fresh installments of "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (9.963 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "Manifest" (5.490 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Next up was FOX (5.370 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with the return of "The Resident" (5.522 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6) and the premiere of "The Passage" (5.218 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.322 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals of "The Neighborhood" (6.878 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "Happy Together" (5.140 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "Magnum P.I." (5.933 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10) and "Bull" (7.024 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9).

And finally, The CW (0.721 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with an encore of "The 4th Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Extravaganza" (0.721 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - The Resident (vs. 11/26/18)
+20.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. 12/17/18)
+12.50% - Happy Together
+6.67% - The Bachelor
-5.56% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
-14.29% - The Good Doctor (vs. 12/3/18)
-18.18% - Manifest
-20.00% - Bull (vs. 12/10/18)
-30.00% - Magnum P.I. (vs. 12/10/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+54.55% - America's Got Talent: The Champions (vs. The Wall/Better Late Than Never)
+30.00% - The Passage (vs. The Gifted)
+28.57% - Manifest (vs. The Gifted)
+10.00% - The Resident (vs. The Brave)
-7.69% - The Neighborhood (vs. The Gifted)
-11.11% - The Bachelor (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
-11.11% - Bull (vs. Scorpion)
-25.00% - Happy Together (vs. Man with a Plan)
-29.41% - The Good Doctor
-33.33% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/9JKL)

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," 1.8/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/8; 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," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 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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