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[11/04/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Honors with NBC
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 (11/3/17):

CBS (8.250 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) was the most-watched broadcaster on Friday with its dramas "MacGyver" (7.158 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.506 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "Blue Bloods" (9.089 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2).

NBC (4.754 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) however shared in the demo honors with "Blindspot" (3.463 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and "Dateline NBC" (5.399 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1).

Next up was FOX (2.317 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with fresh installments of "Hell's Kitchen" (3.095 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "The Exorcist" (1.539 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up originals from "Once Upon a Time" (2.357 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Marvel's Inhumans" (1.985 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "20/20" (2.552 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

And finally, new episodes of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.723 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.696 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) closed out the night on The CW (0.709 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The Exorcist (vs. 10/20/17)
+11.11% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. 10/20/17)
0.00% - Blindspot
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - Marvel's Inhumans
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-10.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 10/20/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Blindspot (vs. Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
-18.18% - Blue Bloods
-25.00% - Hawaii Five-0
-27.27% - MacGyver
-27.27% - Hell's Kitchen
-28.57% - The Exorcist
-37.50% - 20/20
-47.37% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-54.55% - Marvel's Inhumans (vs. Shark Tank)

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," 2.0/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/3 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 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 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/4/16):

CBS (8.862 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the first place draw on Friday with its trio of "MacGyver" (7.597 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.376 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.612 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2).

ABC (4.718 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then snagged the silver with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.204 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2), "Dr. Ken" (4.184 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Shark Tank" (5.200 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) and "20/20" (3.762 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Next up was NBC (4.094 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) with its duo of "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (2.736 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and "Dateline NBC" (4.773 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.643 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) offered up fresh installments of "Hell's Kitchen" (3.355 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) and "The Exorcist" (1.932 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, originals from "The Vampire Diaries" (0.987 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.559 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.773 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Hawaii Five-0
+14.29% - 20/20
+11.11% - Dateline NBC
+10.00% - MacGyver
+10.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. 10/21/16)
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 10/21/16)
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Dr. Ken (vs. 10/21/16)
0.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-12.50% - The Exorcist (vs. 10/21/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Reign)
+9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm/Dateline NBC)
0.00% - MacGyver (vs. The Amazing Race)
-7.69% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Undateable/Truth Be Told)
-8.33% - Blue Bloods
-8.33% - Last Man Standing
-12.50% - The Exorcist (vs. World's Funniest)
-15.38% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-31.25% - Shark Tank
-33.33% - Dr. Ken
-33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. America's Next Top Model)
-38.46% - 20/20

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," 2.6/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3, with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.6/5 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," 1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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