or


[06/01/19 - 08:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Modest 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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/31/19):

ABC (3.169 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) was the demo champ on Friday with originals from "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.437 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) and "20/20" (3.535 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1).

FOX (1.578 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) then shared the adults 18-49 honors with encores of "Beat Shazam" (1.758 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) and "MasterChef" (1.398 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Next up was CBS (4.266 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with a new "Whistleblower" (4.213 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) alongside repeats of "Hawaii Five-0" (3.996 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (4.588 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.556 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up the penultimate "Blindspot" (2.657 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), the season finale of "Blindspot" (2.067 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Dateline NBC" (2.944 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2).

And finally, The CW (1.399 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) served up "Masters of Illusion 21st Anniversary Special" (1.494 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) followed by repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.286 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.323 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - Blindspot
-16.67% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Whistleblower

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - Masters of Illusion 21st Anniversary Special (vs. My Last Days)
0.00% - 20/20 (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat)/20/20)
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Quantico)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-33.33% - Blindspot - 8:00 (vs. American Ninja Warrior (Repeat))
-42.86% - Whistleblower (vs. Undercover Boss)
-50.00% - Blindspot - 9:00 (vs. American Ninja Warrior (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," 1.5/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/2 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 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 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," 0.1/1 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 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/1/18):

CBS (5.051 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) was the most-watched broadcaster on Friday thanks to a new "Undercover Boss" (4.818 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) and repeats of "Hawaii Five-0" (4.838 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (5.498 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

ABC (3.231 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) then was the silver overall draw with a new "Quantico" (3.036 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), a repeat "Shark Tank" (2.797 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and "20/20" (3.862 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1).

Next up was NBC (2.769 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) with an encore "American Ninja Warrior" (2.787 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and a new "Dateline NBC" (2.734 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.009 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up a rebroadcast of "Love Connection" (1.376 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #9) plus week two of "Phenoms" (0.642 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10).

And finally, originals from "My Last Days" (0.648 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) and "Life Sentence" (0.460 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) on The CW (0.554 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Undercover Boss
+25.00% - Quantico
+16.67% - 20/20
0.00% - Phenoms
0.00% - Life Sentence
-37.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. 5/18/18)
-50.00% - My Last Days

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Undercover Boss (vs. MacGyver (Repeat))
-12.50% - 20/20
-28.57% - Quantico (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-50.00% - Phenoms (vs. The F Word with Gordon Ramsay (Repeat))
-50.00% - Life Sentence (vs. Reign)
-50.00% - Dateline NBC
-66.67% - My Last Days (vs. The Originals)

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," 1.5/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 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," 0.2/1 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [june 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/02/20 - 12:05 PM]
College Football Catapults Viewership Across ESPN Networks to Register Record Thanksgiving Weekend
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28.

[12/02/20 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet once again leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[12/01/20 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Disney Holiday Singalong" Sparks ABC Victory
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/30/20 - 04:00 PM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues Reign for NBC
The network easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/24/20 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet edges NBC among adults 18-49 however the Peacock network leads the night in total viewers.

[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Wins November Sweep Period
NBC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
For the First Time in 5 Years, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine During November 2020 Sweep in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Sunday Night Football"
The network cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/23/20 - 08:02 AM]
A Record-Setting 62 Million Households Chose to Watch "The Queen's Gambit" in Its First 28 Days
Said numbers make it Netflix's biggest scripted limited series to date.

[11/22/20 - 09:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Lifts ABC to Victory
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/21/20 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share in Adults 18-49 Honors
Said duo tops demos while NBC is the most-watched network last night.

[11/20/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Delivers Another FOX Win
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/19/20 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Rises in Latest FOX Demo Victory
The network takes home the adults 18-49 honors while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[11/18/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos in Latest Wave of Premieres
"The Bachelorette" leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS tops total viewers with the return of its drama trio.