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[12/05/17 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "The Voice"
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/4/17):

NBC (8.278 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with a new "The Voice" (10.044 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) followed by a special holiday edition of "The Wall" (4.746 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7).

ABC (6.874 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the silver draw with the return of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.610 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.606 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) and the fall finale of "The Good Doctor" (9.408 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

Next up was CBS (5.259 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (7.681 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) followed by originals from "Man with a Plan" (6.316 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Superior Donuts" (5.499 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "9JKL" (4.650 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) plus a repeat "S.W.A.T." (3.703 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.115 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) served up new episodes of "Lucifer" (3.442 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "The Gifted" (2.789 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

And finally, the fall finale of "Supergirl" (1.764 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and a new "Valor" (0.993 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the night on The CW (1.378 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Lucifer (vs. 11/20/17)
0.00% - Valor (vs. 11/20/17)
-5.56% - The Good Doctor
-10.00% - Superior Donuts
-11.11% - 9JKL
-11.11% - The Gifted (vs. 11/20/17)
-44.44% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+112.50% - The Good Doctor (vs. Conviction)
+25.00% - Supergirl (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
0.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
-5.00% - The Voice
-8.33% - Man with a Plan
-15.38% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
-16.67% - The Wall (vs. Timeless)
-18.18% - Lucifer (vs. Showtime at the Apollo)
-25.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-27.27% - The Gifted (vs. Showtime at the Apollo)
-33.33% - Valor (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
-42.86% - 9JKL (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 3.1/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households 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 (12/5/16):

NBC (8.394 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (9.992 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Timeless" (5.198 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6).

CBS (6.443 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was a close second with its mix of "Kevin Can Wait" (7.165 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Man with a Plan" (6.200 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (5.636 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (6.368 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and the annual "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" (6.646 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1).

Next up was ABC (5.374 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) with the return of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (6.447 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.710 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and the Sunday-bound "Conviction" (3.966 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.811 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) offered up its special "Showtime at the Apollo" (3.811 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

And finally, a repeat "Supergirl" (1.425 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and another "Supergirl" (1.293 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.359 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - Timeless
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 11/21/16)
-7.69% - Man with a Plan (vs. 11/21/16)
-14.29% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 11/21/16)
-20.00% - Conviction

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - Showtime at the Apollo (vs. TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special)
+50.00% - The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
+9.09% - Timeless (vs. Telenovela)
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-7.14% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
-7.69% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
-20.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-27.27% - Conviction (vs. The Great Holiday Baking Show)
-28.57% - The Voice
-29.41% - 2 Broke Girls (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," 2.5/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6; 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," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households 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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