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[01/23/18 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Keeps Top Spot with "Bachelor," "Good Doctor"
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 (1/22/18):

ABC (7.378 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with new episodes from "The Bachelor" (6.321 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "The Good Doctor" (9.493 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

Second place then went to CBS (5.796 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with originals from "Kevin Can Wait" (7.290 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), "Man with a Plan" (6.631 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "Superior Donuts" (5.699 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "9JKL" (4.733 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "Scorpion" (5.212 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

Sharing the silver was FOX (4.223 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with a new "Lucifer" (3.779 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and the time period premiere of "The Resident" (4.667 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.647 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up fresh installments of "The Wall" (5.719 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "Better Late Than Never" (4.835 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "The Brave" (3.387 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (2.031 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and "Valor" (1.048 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the night on The CW (1.539 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Lucifer (vs. 1/1/18)
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Good Doctor
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - The Wall
0.00% - Valor
-9.09% - Superior Donuts
-10.00% - Better Late Than Never
-11.11% - Scorpion
-14.29% - The Brave
-16.67% - Supergirl
-20.00% - 9JKL
-62.96% - The Resident (vs. 1/21/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+88.89% - The Good Doctor (vs. Quantico)
+20.00% - The Wall (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-10.00% - Better Late Than Never (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-16.67% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-23.53% - Kevin Can Wait
-25.00% - Lucifer (vs. Gotham)
-25.00% - The Bachelor
-25.00% - Man with a Plan
-33.33% - The Brave (vs. Timeless)
-37.50% - Supergirl
-38.46% - Scorpion
-41.18% - Superior Donuts (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-50.00% - Valor (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-50.00% - 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," 1.8/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; 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," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; 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; "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 (1/23/17):

ABC (5.880 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) held onto the demo crown on Monday with a new "The Bachelor" (7.328 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and the return of "Quantico" (2.985 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

CBS (7.648 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (8.606 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), "Man with a Plan" (7.708 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (7.124 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (7.116 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4) and "Scorpion" (7.668 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6).

Next up was FOX (3.901 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with originals from "Gotham" (3.626 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7) and "Lucifer" (4.175 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.702 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (3.829 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and "Timeless" (3.447 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

And finally, the return of "Supergirl" (2.641 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.025 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.833 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Quantico (vs. 11/27/16)
+13.33% - 2 Broke Girls
+9.09% - Lucifer
+8.33% - Scorpion
+6.67% - Man with a Plan
+4.35% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Gotham
0.00% - Timeless
-16.67% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-20.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. 11/28/16)
-27.27% - Supergirl (vs. 11/28/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+166.67% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+4.35% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-5.56% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Scorpion)
-5.56% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. Supergirl)
-10.00% - Quantico (vs. The Bachelor Live)
-11.11% - Man with a Plan (vs. Supergirl)
-13.33% - Scorpion (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-15.25% - The Celebrity Apprentice (vs. Various)
-25.00% - Timeless (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-50.00% - Lucifer
-62.50% - Gotham (vs. The X-Files)

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," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· 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 with an encore; 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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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