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[09/05/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Labor Day Holiday
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 (9/4/17):

NBC (5.169 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) edged out the competition on Monday with new episodes from "American Ninja Warrior" (6.230 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Midnight, Texas" (3.046 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

A close second then went to ABC (3.893 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) with a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.425 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and a repeat "To Tell the Truth" (2.829 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Next up was CBS (4.260 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.905 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3), "CBS Fall Preview" (5.211 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4), "Mom" (3.919 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Life in Pieces" (3.423 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "Scorpion" (3.552 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.567 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) served up a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.567 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.887 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) opted for repeats of "Supergirl" (0.938 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Hooten & The Lady" (0.837 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-18.75% - Bachelor in Paradise
-22.22% - Midnight, Texas
-25.00% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - CBS Fall Preview (vs. 2 Broke Girls (Repeat))
-7.14% - Bachelor in Paradise
-30.00% - Midnight, Texas (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls)

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," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.8/3 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," 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," 0.3/2 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/5/16):

NBC (4.933 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (5.755 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (3.291 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3).

ABC (4.204 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then claimed the silver with fresh installments of "Bachelor in Paradise" (5.024 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "Mistresses" (2.564 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

Next up was CBS (3.862 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with its repeat lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.253 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "2 Broke Girls" (3.906 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6), another "The Big Bang Theory" (4.361 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5), "The Odd Couple" (3.404 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7) and "Scorpion" (3.123 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.404 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up an original "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.404 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally on The CW (1.203 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5), repeats of "Supergirl" (1.179 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and another "Supergirl" (1.227 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-12.50% - Bachelor in Paradise
-16.67% - Mistresses
-21.05% - American Ninja Warrior
-28.57% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls
-28.57% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+27.27% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat)/Bachelor in Paradise)
0.00% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls
-6.25% - American Ninja Warrior
-28.57% - So You Think You Can Dance
-54.55% - Mistresses (vs. After Paradise)

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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.4/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.7/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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