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[01/25/18 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Hold Onto Demo Crown
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 (1/24/18):

FOX (5.146 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) took home the demo honors on Wednesday with new episodes of "The X-Files" (3.862 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) and "9-1-1" (6.430 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2).

Second place then went to CBS (5.835 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) with new episodes of "The Amazing Race 30" (6.707 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), another "The Amazing Race 30" (5.574 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Criminal Minds" (5.227 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

Sharing the silver was ABC (4.364 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) and its mix of "The Goldbergs" (6.061 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1), "American Housewife" (5.323 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3), a repeat "Modern Family" (4.160 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), a second "American Housewife" (4.164 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Match Game" (3.240 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.789 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.802 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), another "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.513 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) and "Chicago PD" (5.053 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

And finally, originals from "Riverdale" (1.377 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) and "Dynasty" (0.558 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) on The CW (0.967 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - Riverdale
0.00% - Dynasty
-9.09% - The X-Files
-10.00% - Criminal Minds
-11.11% - 9-1-1
-12.50% - Match Game
-13.33% - The Amazing Race 30
-15.38% - American Housewife

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+41.67% - The Goldbergs (vs. The Goldbergs (Repeat))
+33.33% - 9-1-1 (vs. Star)
+27.27% - American Housewife - 8:30 (vs. Speechless (Repeat))
0.00% - Criminal Minds (vs. Code Black)
0.00% - The Amazing Race 30 - 8:00 (vs. Hunted)
0.00% - American Housewife - 9:30 (vs. Black-ish (Repeat))
-16.67% - Riverdale (vs. Arrow)
-21.43% - The Amazing Race 30 - 9:00 (vs. Hunted)
-28.57% - The X-Files (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-33.33% - Dynasty (vs. Frequency)
-58.82% - Match Game (vs. President Donald Trump: The White House Interview)

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," 2.5/7; 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," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3; 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; 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; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/3 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 (1/25/17):

ABC (5.352 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) was the top demo draw on Wednesday with repeats of "The Goldbergs" (4.779 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "Speechless" (4.018 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "Modern Family" (4.415 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) and "Black-ish" (3.908 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) plus its special "President Donald Trump: The White House Interview" (7.496 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1).

FOX (5.062 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) then shared in the adults 18-49 honors with new episodes from "Lethal Weapon" (6.254 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) and "Star" (3.870 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Next up was CBS (5.525 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with the time slot premiere of "Hunted" (5.528 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), a second "Hunted" (5.441 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) and "Code Black" (5.606 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.561 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.164 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), another "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (5.149 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10) and "Chicago PD" (4.370 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12).

And finally, the return of "Arrow" (1.684 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) and the season finale of "Frequency" (0.825 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) closed out the evening for The CW (1.254 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Frequency
0.00% - Lethal Weapon
0.00% - Star
0.00% - Code Black (vs. 1/11/17)
-14.29% - Arrow (vs. 12/7/16)
-63.89% - Hunted (vs. 1/22/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+88.89% - President Donald Trump: The White House Interview (vs. American Crime)
-14.29% - Star (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-18.75% - Hunted - 8:00 (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mike & Molly)
-30.00% - Hunted - 9:00 (vs. Criminal Minds)
-30.77% - Code Black
-44.00% - Lethal Weapon (vs. American Idol)
-45.45% - Arrow
-57.14% - Frequency (vs. Supernatural)

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," 2.2/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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