or


[12/12/17 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/11/17):

NBC (8.766 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with a new "The Voice" (10.370 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) followed by a special "Better Late Than Never" (5.557 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

ABC (4.619 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then was the silver draw with week two of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.377 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2), a second "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.069 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and "The Bachelor: Countdown to Arie" (3.411 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Next up was CBS (5.565 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its lineup of originals from "Kevin Can Wait" (6.342 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Man with a Plan" (5.680 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6), "Superior Donuts" (5.217 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "9JKL" (4.326 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) and "Scorpion" (5.913 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.075 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up the fall finales of "Lucifer" (3.362 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "The Gifted" (2.788 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

And finally, a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.059 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and the fall finale of "Valor" (0.770 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.915 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. 11/27/17)
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - The Gifted
0.00% - Valor
-8.33% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. 11/27/17)
-9.09% - Man with a Plan
-11.11% - Lucifer
-12.50% - 9JKL

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - The Gifted (vs. Lucifer (Repeat))
+60.00% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham (Repeat))
0.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
0.00% - Valor (vs. Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2016)
0.00% - The Bachelor: Countdown to Arie (vs. The Great Holiday Baking Show (Repeat))
-7.69% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
-8.33% - Better Late Than Never (vs. Timeless)
-13.64% - The Voice
-16.67% - Man with a Plan
-18.18% - Scorpion
-21.43% - Kevin Can Wait
-25.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-30.00% - 9JKL (vs. The Odd Couple)

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," 2.8/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "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 1.1/4 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "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 and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/12/16):

NBC (9.368 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) scored the top spot on Monday with part one of the "The Voice" (11.403 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) finale followed by a new "Timeless" (5.299 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4).

CBS (6.495 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with new episodes from "Kevin Can Wait" (7.331 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2), "Man with a Plan" (6.633 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (5.821 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "The Odd Couple" (5.272 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and "Scorpion" (6.955 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8).

Next up was ABC (4.874 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with week two of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.706 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), another "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (5.256 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4) and a repeat "The Great Holiday Baking Show" (3.662 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.739 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) opted for repeats of "Gotham" (1.676 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "Lucifer" (1.802 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, the specials "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" (1.188 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2016" (0.895 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the evening for The CW (1.041 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - The Odd Couple (vs. 11/28/16)
+10.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Timeless
0.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
-6.67% - Kevin Can Wait
-8.33% - Scorpion (vs. 11/21/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 8:00
-6.67% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-7.69% - The Great Christmas Light Fight - 9:00
-20.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-21.43% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-31.25% - The Voice
-36.84% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-47.37% - The Odd Couple (vs. Scorpion)
-50.00% - Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2016 (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-60.00% - Timeless (vs. Adele Live in New York City)

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," 2.3/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "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 and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [december 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/21/21 - 03:22 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers 13.8 Million Viewers, The Second-Most-Watched "MNF" Week 2 Telecast Since 2014
"Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli's" audience increased by 138% in week 2, as 1.9 million viewers watched their alternate telecast of Lions-Packers, up from 800,000 viewers in Week 1.

[09/21/21 - 11:06 AM]
Auburn-Penn State Registers 7.6 Million Viewers for ABC's "Saturday Night Football," ABC/ESPN Win the Night in Week 3
ABC's telecast averaged 7,606,000 viewers, the second-most-watched Week 3 game across all networks and fifth-best game of the year.

[09/21/21 - 09:31 AM]
NBC Wins 52-Week Season in 18-49 and Total Viewers for First Time Since 2018
"In an era with no shortage of viewing options, the reach and impact of broadcast television is still undeniable," said Frances Berwick.

[09/21/21 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Sports' Presentation of Alabama-Florida Delivers Massive Viewership
The game peaked with 11.587 million viewers from 6:45 to 7:00 PM, ET.

[09/21/21 - 08:47 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Continues Strong Start to Season with Impressive Week 2 Viewership
Highlighted by Dallas' last-second win over the L.A. Chargers and Tennessee's overtime win over Seattle, the 4:25 PM, ET game window is CBS' most-watched national game window in September since 2014.

[09/20/21 - 02:09 PM]
Chiefs-Ravens Thriller Is Most-Watched Week 2 NBC "Sunday Night Football" Game Since 2018, With Total Audience Delivery of Nearly 21 Million Viewers
The Average Minute Audience (AMA) for last night's live stream via Peacock, NBC Sports Digital platforms, NFL Digital platforms, Chiefs and Ravens mobile properties, and Yahoo Sports mobile properties was approximately 630,000 viewers.

[09/14/21 - 03:28 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Season-Opening MegaCast: 15.3 Million Viewers, Delivering "MNF's" Most-Watched Week 1 Game Since 2013
"Monday Night Football" also helped ESPN and ABC become the most-watched networks (broadcast and cable) in prime time among households, viewers and the same key male and people demos.

[09/14/21 - 02:14 PM]
US Open Viewership Up 33% in Prime Time, 13% Overall
Coverage totaled 153 hours across ESPN and ESPN2, an increase of 15% over the 133 that had been scheduled.

[09/14/21 - 09:46 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Delivers Massive Week 1 Audience
The combined average viewership for Sunday's doubleheader windows totaled 33.472 million viewers.

[09/10/21 - 12:39 PM]
Cowboys-Buccaneers on NBC and Peacock Is Most-Watched NFL Kickoff Game Since 2015 with Total Audience Delivery of 26 Million Viewers
With an average of approximately 24.4 million viewers on NBC, the NFL Kickoff Game is television's most-watched show since Super Bowl LV in February.

[09/08/21 - 01:40 PM]
ABC's "Saturday Night Football" and "Sunday Kickoff" Are Two Most-Watched Games of the Week, Multi-Year Viewership Highs in Week 1 as ESPN Platforms Welcome CFB Viewers Home
College football fans flocked to ESPN networks over the six-day stretch, including on the first full CFB Saturday of the season.

[09/07/21 - 08:41 AM]
"Renovation Island" Season Two Performance Bolsters HGTV Sunday Night Ratings
HGTV's breakout hit attracted more than 17 million total viewers during its 10-week run on Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/25/21 - 03:11 PM]
BET Continues Its Winning Ratings Streak with Over 2.6 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to the Midseason Finale of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Season Three and "The Tyler Perry Show: The Sistas After-Show Edition" Last Wednesday Night
BET and Tyler Perry now have the top three scripted series on cable this season with African Americans 18-49.

[08/24/21 - 02:59 PM]
"Paw Patrol: The Movie" Proves Its Pedigree with Fans
The film, which premiered on the service the same day it hit theaters on August 20, ranked as one of the service's most-watched originals.

[08/24/21 - 01:38 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Latest "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries" Premiere Boosts Network to Be #1 in the Sunday 9P-11P Time Slot and #2 Most-Watched in Total Day
"Honeymoon, Honeymurder" - the 17th world premiere of the series - averaged 1.9 million Total Viewers, 1.6 million Homes, 88,000 Women 25-54, and reached over 2.2 million Total Viewers.