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[06/11/19 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides NBA Finals to Victory
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 (6/10/19):

ABC (12.640 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1) was of course the network to beat on Monday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (9.294 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3), "NBA Countdown" (9.168 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2) and the "NBA Finals, Game 5" (14.344 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.2, #1).

NBC (3.268 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) then was the number two draw with a repeat "American Ninja Warrior" (3.249 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and a new "Dateline NBC" (3.306 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Sharing the silver was FOX (2.529 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) with originals from "Beat Shazam" (2.581 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.478 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.616 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) opted for the all-repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (4.026 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Man with a Plan" (3.564 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9), "Magnum P.I." (3.392 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "Bull" (3.662 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11).

And finally, encores of "Masters of Illusion" (0.829 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), another "Masters of Illusion" (0.767 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "The Big Stage" (0.564 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) and another "The Big Stage" (0.479 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.660 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-14.29% - Beat Shazam
-14.29% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+333.33% - NBA Finals, Game 5 (vs. Various)
+107.14% - NBA Countdown (vs. The Bachelorette)
+92.86% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night (vs. The Bachelorette)
+50.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 9-1-1 (Repeat))
-14.29% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-14.29% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Ninja Warrior: All-Stars Special (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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" was delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· 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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/11/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: A special report on the North Korean Summit aired from 9:00-9:30 p.m. ET on most networks.]

ABC (4.723 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was back on top on Monday thanks to a new "The Bachelorette" (5.540 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and a repeat "$100,000 Pyramid" (3.091 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

NBC (2.879 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then claimed the silver with encores of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (2.945 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "American Ninja Warrior: All-Stars Special" (2.846 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

Next up was CBS (4.181 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its lineup of "Mom" (4.933 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2), "Man with a Plan" (4.234 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "NCIS: New Orleans" (3.647 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9) and a new "Elementary" (4.313 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.356 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.898 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and a repeat "9-1-1" (1.815 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.789 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.004 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.982 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.391 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-12.50% - The Bachelorette
-20.00% - Supergirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Supergirl (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+20.00% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-22.22% - So You Think You Can Dance
-75.44% - The Bachelorette (vs. NBA Finals, Game 5)

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," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; 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," 0.4/2 and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· 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





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