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[04/26/19 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Draft Opens on Top in Demos for ABC
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 (4/25/19):

ABC (4.876 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the demo champ on Thursday thanks to its primetime coverage of the "2019 NFL Draft - Round 1" (4.876 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3).

CBS (7.652 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then was a close second with its lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (11.549 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1), "Young Sheldon" (10.272 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2), "Mom" (8.005 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4), "Life in Pieces" (5.807 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "SWAT" (5.139 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Next up was FOX (2.562 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with the series finale of "Gotham" (2.210 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and the season finale of "The Orville" (2.915 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.504 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up its mix of "Superstore" (2.949 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "AP Bio" (1.683 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.733 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "Abby's" (1.470 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.594 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

And finally, The CW (1.040 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night with the season finale of "Supernatural" (1.311 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a new "In the Dark" (0.769 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Orville
+10.00% - Mom
0.00% - Young Sheldon (vs. 4/4/19)
0.00% - Life in Pieces
0.00% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 4/11/19)
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.00% - In the Dark
-5.56% - The Big Bang Theory
-12.50% - SWAT
-16.67% - Gotham
-20.00% - AP Bio
-22.22% - Superstore
-25.00% - Abby's
-25.00% - Supernatural

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Will & Grace (Repeat))
+20.00% - 2019 NFL Draft - Round 1 (vs. Various)
0.00% - Superstore
-10.53% - The Big Bang Theory
-12.50% - SWAT
-15.38% - Mom
-17.65% - Young Sheldon
-20.00% - Life in Pieces
-20.00% - AP Bio
-22.22% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. Chicago Fire)
-25.00% - Abby's (vs. Champions)
-25.00% - Supernatural
-33.33% - In the Dark (vs. Arrow)
-36.36% - The Orville (vs. 2018 NFL Draft - Round 1)
-54.55% - Gotham (vs. 2018 NFL Draft - Round 1)

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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/6 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by overrun coverage of the NFL Draft.

· 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," delayed by overrun coverage of the NFL Draft.

· ABC's "Nightline" was delayed by overrun coverage of the NFL Draft.

· 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," 1.0/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 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 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/26/18):

CBS (7.962 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) claimed top honors for the ninth consecutive Thursday thanks to its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (11.515 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1), "Young Sheldon" (11.011 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), "Mom" (8.456 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), "Life in Pieces" (6.294 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "SWAT" (5.247 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9).

FOX (3.835 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then got a boost from its inaugural coverage of the "2018 NFL Draft - Round 1" (3.835 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

Next up was ABC (4.794 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with its mix of "Grey's Anatomy" (6.458 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3), "Station 19" (5.170 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and the return of "Quantico" (2.755 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.122 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its lineup of "Superstore" (2.848 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10), "AP Bio" (1.766 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11), a repeat "Will & Grace" (1.776 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13), "Champions" (1.528 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Chicago Fire" (5.407 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

And finally, fresh installments from "Supernatural" (1.483 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Arrow" (0.913 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16) rounded out the night on The CW (1.198 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Life in Pieces
0.00% - Champions
-7.14% - Mom
-10.00% - Chicago Fire
-10.53% - Young Sheldon
-11.11% - SWAT
-12.50% - Grey's Anatomy
-12.50% - Superstore
-16.67% - AP Bio
-18.18% - Station 19
-20.83% - The Big Bang Theory
-25.00% - Arrow
-33.33% - Supernatural

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - 2018 NFL Draft - Round 1 (vs. MasterChef Junior/Kicking & Screaming)
+41.67% - Young Sheldon (vs. The Great Indoors)
+40.00% - Superstore (vs. Superstore (Repeat))
+14.29% - SWAT (vs. The Amazing Race)
+12.50% - Chicago Fire (vs. The Blacklist)
0.00% - Mom
0.00% - Arrow (vs. Riverdale)
-9.09% - Life in Pieces
-17.65% - Grey's Anatomy
-20.00% - Supernatural
-20.83% - The Big Bang Theory
-28.57% - Quantico (vs. The Catch)
-35.71% - Station 19 (vs. Scandal)
-37.50% - AP Bio (vs. Superstore)
-60.00% - Champions (vs. Chicago Med)

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," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 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; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households 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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