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[07/03/18 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Continue Their Reign
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/2/18):

ABC (4.659 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with fresh installments from "The Bachelorette" (5.261 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and "The Proposal" (3.456 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

The silver then went to NBC (3.218 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) with the Sunday-bound "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (3.176 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and a repeat "American Ninja Warrior" (3.240 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

Next up was FOX (2.276 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with encores of "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.268 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "9-1-1" (2.286 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.699 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up repeats of "Mom" (4.293 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "Man with a Plan" (3.908 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) alongside originals from "Salvation" (3.080 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Elementary" (3.918 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.308 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.114 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.056 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.196 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls
0.00% - Salvation
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-12.50% - The Proposal
-14.29% - The Bachelorette
-20.00% - Elementary

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+140.00% - The Bachelorette (vs. The Bachelorette (Repeat))
+75.00% - The Proposal (vs. Battle of the Network Stars (Repeat))
+50.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+50.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeat))
0.00% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-11.11% - Salvation (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))
-45.45% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. American Ninja Warrior)

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," 1.4/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 with an encore in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 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.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/3/17):

NBC (4.587 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the top draw on Monday with new episodes of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.082 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (3.597 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2).

CBS (3.291 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) then was the number two network with repeats of "Kevin Can Wait" (3.314 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Man with a Plan" (2.987 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Mom" (3.483 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Life in Pieces" (3.032 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Scorpion" (3.466 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Next up was ABC (2.308 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) with encores of "The Bachelorette" (2.522 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Battle of the Network Stars" (1.881 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.721 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) offered up a repeat "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.798 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and a new "Superhuman" (1.644 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "Supergirl" (0.816 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.700 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.852 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) on The CW (0.796 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-26.67% - American Ninja Warrior
-27.27% - Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge
-42.86% - Superhuman

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Superhuman (vs. Houdini & Doyle)
-26.67% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular)
-27.27% - Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge (vs. Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.7/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/3 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 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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