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[10/17/17 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos Once Again
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 (10/16/17):

NBC (8.453 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was still the demo champ on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (10.100 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) and "The Brave" (5.161 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8).

ABC (10.142 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then was a competitive second place with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (9.761 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) and "The Good Doctor" (10.904 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3).

Next up was CBS (6.563 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (12.617 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1), "9JKL" (6.824 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), "Kevin Can Wait" (6.074 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Me, Myself & I" (4.331 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Scorpion" (4.766 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.319 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up week three of "Lucifer" (3.133 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "The Gifted" (3.504 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.752 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Valor" (1.042 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (1.397 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - Dancing with the Stars
+10.53% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Supergirl
-3.57% - The Big Bang Theory
-4.17% - The Voice
-8.33% - The Gifted
-11.11% - Lucifer
-13.33% - 9JKL
-16.67% - The Brave
-20.00% - Scorpion
-21.43% - Kevin Can Wait
-27.27% - Me, Myself & I
-33.33% - Valor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+162.50% - The Good Doctor (vs. Conviction)
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - The Gifted (vs. Lucifer)
-11.54% - The Voice
-20.59% - The Big Bang Theory
-27.27% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-27.27% - Me, Myself & I (vs. The Odd Couple)
-31.25% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-33.33% - The Brave (vs. Timeless)
-38.10% - 9JKL (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
-38.46% - Scorpion
-44.44% - Supergirl
-50.00% - Valor (vs. Jane the Virgin)

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," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.5/7.

· 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," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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 with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "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 0.2/2 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 (10/17/16):

NBC (9.417 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) remained in the top spot on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (11.099 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and "Timeless" (6.055 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

The silver then went to CBS (7.896 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and its mix of the Thursday-bound "The Big Bang Theory" (13.836 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1) followed by new episodes of "Kevin Can Wait" (8.665 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (5.869 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), the return of "The Odd Couple" (4.706 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and "Scorpion" (7.150 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7).

Next up was ABC (8.410 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (10.372 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and "Conviction" (4.486 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.431 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Gotham" (3.204 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and "Lucifer" (3.659 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

And finally, week two of "Supergirl" (2.569 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) and the return of "Jane the Virgin" (1.198 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.883 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+3.03% - The Big Bang Theory
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Timeless
0.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - Lucifer
0.00% - Gotham
-5.88% - 2 Broke Girls
-6.25% - Dancing with the Stars
-10.34% - The Voice
-11.11% - Conviction
-18.18% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+83.33% - Lucifer (vs. Minority Report)
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Life in Pieces)
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-8.11% - The Big Bang Theory
-11.11% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-13.33% - The Voice
-15.38% - Gotham
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin
-21.05% - Dancing with the Stars
-27.27% - Conviction (vs. Castle)
-28.57% - Timeless (vs. Blindspot)
-38.89% - The Odd Couple (vs. Scorpion)

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," 2.1/5 with an encore telecast; "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," 0.6/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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 with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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