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[09/10/19 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Win Demo Race
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 (9/9/19):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: ABC stations in Houston and San Francisco / Oakland and the NBC station in New Orleans carried NFL football, and these results are subject to adjustment as a result.]

ABC (4.435 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) held onto the top demo spot on Monday thanks to a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (5.255 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and the season finale of "Grand Hotel" (2.797 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4).

NBC (4.709 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with its duo of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.000 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (4.125 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Next up was CBS (3.132 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its mix of "Lip Sync to the Rescue" (3.545 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), "CBS Fall Preview" (3.055 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), "The Big Bang Theory" (2.573 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "Bull" (3.039 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.920 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up another two-hour "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.920 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

And finally, originals from "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.176 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.924 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.859 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) rounded out the night on The CW (1.034 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Grand Hotel
+27.27% - Bachelor in Paradise
+16.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. 8/26/19)
+12.50% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. 8/26/19)
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. 8/26/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
0.00% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Good Doctor (Repeat))
0.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - CBS Fall Preview (vs. Salvation)
-25.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-33.33% - So You Think You Can Dance
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeat))
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))
-37.50% - Lip Sync to the Rescue (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat)/CBS Fall Preview)

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," 2.3/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.8/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1.

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/10/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: ABC stations in Detroit, Los Angeles and San Francisco and the CW station in New York carried NFL football, the numbers for which are included here but will be excluded from Officials.]

ABC (4.646 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) pulled into the top demo spot on Monday with a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (5.274 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and a repeat "The Good Doctor" (3.391 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

NBC (4.825 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home the silver with the season finale of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.635 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and a repeat "America's Got Talent" (3.206 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was FOX (2.573 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with the season finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.573 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.627 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (5.466 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3), "The CBS Fall Preview Show" (4.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4), "Salvation" (2.794 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Elementary" (3.205 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.534 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.406 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.341 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) on The CW (1.454 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Salvation
+27.27% - Bachelor in Paradise
+20.00% - American Ninja Warrior
+20.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
-20.00% - Elementary

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
-25.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-30.00% - The CBS Fall Preview Show (vs. Kevin Can Wait (Repeat))
-33.33% - Elementary (vs. Scorpion (Repeat))
-55.56% - Salvation (vs. Mom/Life in Pieces (Repeats))

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," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

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

· 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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 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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