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[01/21/20 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Stay on Top in Demos
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 (1/20/20):

ABC (5.945 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) continued its demo win streak on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (6.224 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "The Good Doctor" (5.385 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

The silver then went to NBC (5.881 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with fresh installments from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (6.974 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) and "Manifest" (3.695 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Next up was FOX (4.475 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with night two of "9-1-1: Lone Star" (5.825 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and the return of "Prodigal Son" (3.125 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.127 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up originals from "The Neighborhood" (6.771 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (6.438 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "All Rise" (5.746 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and "Bull" (6.032 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

And finally, the winter premieres of "All American" (0.683 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.549 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) closed out the night on The CW (0.616 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
+20.00% - All Rise (vs. 1/6/20)
+18.75% - The Bachelor
+12.50% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Manifest
0.00% - Prodigal Son (vs. 12/2/19)
0.00% - Bull (vs. 1/6/20)
0.00% - All American (vs. 12/2/19)
-11.11% - The Neighborhood (vs. 1/6/20)
-12.50% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. 1/6/20)
-33.33% - Black Lightning (vs. 12/9/19)
-66.67% - 9-1-1: Lone Star (vs. 1/19/20)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+18.75% - The Bachelor
-10.00% - 9-1-1: Lone Star (vs. The Resident)
-14.29% - All Rise (vs. Magnum P.I.)
-25.00% - The Good Doctor
-25.00% - Bull
-30.00% - Manifest
-30.00% - Prodigal Son (vs. The Passage)
-31.25% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
-33.33% - Black Lightning
-42.86% - The Neighborhood (vs. Celebrity Big Brother)
-50.00% - All American (vs. Arrow)
-50.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Celebrity Big Brother)


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/21/19):

ABC (6.041 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) inched past the demo competition on Monday with originals from "The Bachelor" (5.957 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) and "The Good Doctor" (6.209 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

NBC (8.241 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was a close second with fresh installments from "America's Got Talent: The Champions" (9.662 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) and "Manifest" (5.399 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

Next up was CBS (5.783 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) with the season premiere of "Celebrity Big Brother" (5.396 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) followed by new episodes of "Magnum P.I." (5.268 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9) and "Bull" (6.686 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.836 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) served up a new "The Resident" (5.369 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) followed by week two of "The Passage" (4.302 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

And finally, the return of "Arrow" (1.253 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "Black Lightning" (0.875 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) on The CW (1.064 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Manifest
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - Magnum P.I.
-5.88% - America's Got Talent: The Champions
-9.09% - The Resident
-23.08% - The Passage
-25.00% - Black Lightning (vs. 12/11/18)
-42.86% - Arrow (vs. 12/10/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Manifest (vs. The Brave)
+52.38% - America's Got Talent: The Champions (vs. The Wall/Better Late Than Never)
+50.00% - Black Lightning (vs. Valor)
+12.00% - Celebrity Big Brother (vs. Kevin Can Wait/Man with a Plan)
+11.11% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - Bull (vs. Scorpion)
0.00% - The Passage (vs. The Resident)
-11.11% - The Bachelor
-20.00% - Arrow (vs. Supergirl)
-22.22% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/9JKL)
-29.41% - The Good Doctor

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," 3.1/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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