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[11/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, 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 (11/17/17):

CBS (8.466 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the network to beat on Friday with new episodes from "MacGyver" (7.188 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.107 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.105 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2).

Second place then went to NBC (3.995 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) with originals from "Blindspot" (3.416 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7) and "Dateline NBC" (4.285 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2).

Next up was FOX (2.299 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with fresh installments from "Hell's Kitchen" (3.204 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "The Exorcist" (1.396 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.846 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) served up new episodes of "Once Upon a Time" (2.566 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8), another "Once Upon a Time" (2.010 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "20/20" (3.962 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6).

And finally, The CW (0.654 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night with "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.682 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Jane the Virgin" (0.627 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - 20/20
+12.50% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Once Upon a Time - 8:00
0.00% - The Exorcist
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
-10.00% - Blue Bloods
-14.29% - Blindspot
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
-10.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-14.29% - Blindspot (vs. Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon)
-18.18% - MacGyver
-18.18% - Dateline NBC
-23.08% - Hawaii Five-0
-25.00% - Blue Bloods
-33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-42.86% - The Exorcist
-50.00% - Once Upon a Time - 8:00 (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-66.67% - Once Upon a Time - 9:00 (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," 2.1/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; 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," 0.6/4; "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 1.0/3 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 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," 1.3/4 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 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/18/16):

CBS (9.506 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was still the top draw on Friday with its mix of "MacGyver" (8.195 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (10.008 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (10.316 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

ABC (4.945 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) then claimed the silver with its lineup of "Last Man Standing" (6.471 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Dr. Ken" (4.690 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8), "Shark Tank" (5.146 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and "20/20" (4.110 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Next up was NBC (4.430 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with originals from "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" (3.114 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "Dateline NBC" (5.089 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.421 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Hell's Kitchen" (3.117 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7) and "The Exorcist" (1.726 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

And finally, new episodes of "The Vampire Diaries" (0.942 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.524 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) closed out the night for The CW (0.733 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon
+16.67% - The Exorcist
+10.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Dr. Ken
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.69% - Blue Bloods
-9.09% - Hell's Kitchen
-25.00% - The Vampire Diaries
-36.36% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - Hawaii Five-0
+10.00% - MacGyver (vs. The Amazing Race)
+9.09% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (vs. Undateable/Truth Be Told)
0.00% - The Exorcist (vs. World's Funniest)
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. Reign)
-8.33% - Dateline NBC
-8.33% - Last Man Standing
-9.09% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-25.00% - Dr. Ken
-29.41% - Shark Tank
-33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. America's Next Top Model)
-50.00% - 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," 2.8/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 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," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· 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," 1.3/4 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," 0.4/3 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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