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[03/06/18 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with Expanded "Bachelor" Finale
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (3/5/18):

ABC (7.835 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) pulled into the top demo spot on Monday with an expanded three-hour finale to "The Bachelor" (7.835 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2).

NBC (9.449 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then was a close second with week two of "The Voice" (11.462 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and "Good Girls" (5.423 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

Next up was CBS (5.436 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and its lineup of "Kevin Can Wait" (6.285 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4), "Man with a Plan" (5.871 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5), "Superior Donuts" (5.108 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Living Biblically" (4.416 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "Scorpion" (5.467 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.576 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up originals from "Lucifer" (3.120 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "The Resident" (4.032 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6).

And finally, fresh installments of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.190 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "iZombie" (0.773 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) on The CW (0.981 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - The Bachelor
+12.50% - The Resident
+10.00% - Kevin Can Wait
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Scorpion
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-11.11% - Superior Donuts
-11.11% - The Voice
-12.50% - Living Biblically
-12.50% - Lucifer
-13.33% - Good Girls
-33.33% - iZombie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - The Resident (vs. APB)
+10.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Scorpion (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
0.00% - Good Girls (vs. Taken)
-11.11% - The Voice
-16.67% - Man with a Plan (vs. Man with a Plan (Repeat))
-22.22% - Living Biblically (vs. Kevin Can Wait (Repeat))
-22.22% - Lucifer (vs. 24: Legacy)
-26.67% - Kevin Can Wait (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-33.33% - Superior Donuts
-33.33% - iZombie (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))
-42.86% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Supergirl)

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; 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 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.2/5 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" (0.2/2).

· 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 (3/6/17):

NBC (10.147 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) held off the competition on Monday with new episodes from "The Voice" (12.097 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and "Taken" (6.247 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5).

ABC (6.299 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then was a competitive second with a new "The Bachelor" (7.127 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) alongside the annual special "The Bachelor: The Women Tell All" (5.884 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3).

Next up was CBS (5.621 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with repeats of "The Big Bang Theory" (7.499 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) and "Man with a Plan" (6.057 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) followed by a new "Superior Donuts" (6.093 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and second runs of "Kevin Can Wait" (4.715 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "Scorpion" (4.680 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.674 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up fresh installments of "24: Legacy" (3.802 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "APB" (3.545 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

And finally, a new "Supergirl" (2.171 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) and a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.016 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.593 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Superior Donuts
0.00% - APB
0.00% - Supergirl
-8.33% - The Bachelor
-10.00% - 24: Legacy
-12.90% - The Voice
-18.75% - Taken

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+133.33% - Supergirl (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
+9.09% - The Bachelor: The Women Tell All (vs. The Bachelor/Castle)
0.00% - Superior Donuts (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
0.00% - The Bachelor
-15.63% - The Voice
-27.78% - Taken (vs. Blindspot)
-38.46% - APB (vs. Lucifer)
-40.00% - 24: Legacy (vs. Gotham)

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," 2.7/7; 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," 0.6/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "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 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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