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[01/04/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Premiere Puts FOX on Top
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/3/18):

FOX (5.999 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) took home top demo honors on Wednesday with the return of "The X-Files" (5.190 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) alongside the debut of "9-1-1" (6.809 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1).

NBC (6.358 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with the 2018 debuts of "The Blacklist" (6.006 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.287 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) and "Chicago PD" (6.781 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7).

Next up was ABC (4.662 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) with originals from "The Goldbergs" (5.843 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4), "Speechless" (4.333 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Modern Family" (5.896 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "American Housewife" (4.774 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7) plus the return of "Match Game" (3.563 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.186 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up the opener to "The Amazing Race 30" (7.311 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) alongside originals from "SEAL Team" (5.867 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11) and "Criminal Minds" (5.380 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "Riverdale" (0.785 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) and "Dynasty" (0.485 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) on The CW (0.635 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - SEAL Team (vs. 12/13/17)
+28.57% - Criminal Minds (vs. 12/13/17)
+11.11% - The Blacklist (vs. 11/15/17)
+8.33% - Chicago PD (vs. 12/6/17)
+7.69% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 12/6/17)
0.00% - Modern Family (vs. 12/13/17)
0.00% - American Housewife (vs. 12/13/17)
0.00% - Speechless (vs. 12/13/17)
-6.25% - The Goldbergs (vs. 12/13/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Amazing Race 30 (vs. Undercover Boss)
+12.50% - 9-1-1 (vs. Star)
0.00% - The X-Files (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-6.67% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-9.09% - The Blacklist (vs. Blindspot)
-10.00% - Criminal Minds (vs. Code Black)
-13.33% - Chicago PD
-21.05% - The Goldbergs
-23.53% - American Housewife (vs. Black-ish)
-26.09% - Modern Family
-30.77% - SEAL Team (vs. Criminal Minds)
-30.77% - Match Game
-35.29% - Speechless

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," 2.8/7; 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," 0.7/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 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," 0.2/1 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/4/17):

ABC (5.942 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the demo champ on a competitive Wednesday with new episodes from "The Goldbergs" (6.705 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2), "Speechless" (5.709 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3), "Modern Family" (7.542 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and "Black-ish" (5.887 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) followed by the season premiere of "Match Game" (4.904 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9).

FOX (5.444 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with the return of "Lethal Weapon" (6.124 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8) and the formal premiere of "Star" (4.764 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5).

Next up was NBC (5.889 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with originals from "Blindspot" (5.160 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.051 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T6) and "Chicago PD" (6.458 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.573 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Undercover Boss" (6.450 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11), "Criminal Minds" (7.248 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9) and "Code Black" (6.021 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #13).

And finally, a repeat "Arrow" (0.808 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and a new "Frequency" (0.699 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) on The CW (0.753 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 11/9/16)
+15.00% - Modern Family (vs. 12/14/16)
+11.76% - The Goldbergs (vs. 12/14/16)
+11.11% - Code Black (vs. 12/21/16)
+9.09% - Undercover Boss
+6.25% - Black-ish (vs. 12/14/16)
+6.25% - Speechless (vs. 12/14/16)
0.00% - Lethal Weapon (vs. 12/7/16)
0.00% - Criminal Minds (vs. 12/7/16)
0.00% - Blindspot (vs. 11/16/16)
0.00% - Frequency (vs. 12/7/16)
-11.76% - Chicago PD (vs. 1/3/17)
-27.27% - Star (vs. 12/14/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - Match Game (vs. American Crime)
0.00% - Criminal Minds (vs. The 42nd Annual People's Choice Awards)
0.00% - Blindspot (vs. The Mysteries of Laura)
-9.52% - The Goldbergs (vs. The Middle)
-14.81% - Modern Family
-16.67% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-19.05% - Black-ish
-19.05% - Speechless (vs. The Goldbergs)
-21.05% - Chicago PD
-23.08% - Code Black (vs. The 42nd Annual People's Choice Awards)
-27.27% - Undercover Boss (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-33.33% - Frequency (vs. Supernatural (Repeat))
-48.39% - Star (vs. American Idol)
-50.00% - Lethal Weapon (vs. American Idol)

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," 2.5/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; 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 with an encore; "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 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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