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[10/29/19 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Once Again Share 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/28/19):

NBC (6.631 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (8.040 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) and "Bluff City Law" (3.813 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

FOX (4.749 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) however shared in the demo honors with its duo of "9-1-1" (6.050 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) and "Prodigal Son" (3.448 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Next up was ABC (5.788 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (6.859 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and a repeat "The Good Doctor" (3.645 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.898 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Neighborhood" (5.796 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (5.664 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5), "All Rise" (5.449 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "Bull" (6.515 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

And finally, The CW (0.634 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening with originals from "All American" (0.745 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.523 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Bluff City Law
+14.29% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola
+11.11% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - All Rise
-12.50% - Prodigal Son
-13.33% - 9-1-1
-33.33% - All American
-33.33% - Black Lightning

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
0.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Happy Together)
-12.50% - All Rise (vs. Magnum P.I.)
-16.67% - Dancing with the Stars
-18.18% - The Neighborhood
-22.22% - Bull
-27.78% - The Voice
-33.33% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-40.00% - Bluff City Law (vs. A Very Wicked Halloween)
-50.00% - Prodigal Son (vs. 9-1-1)
-50.00% - All American (vs. Arrow)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

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Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/29/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: ABC's Monday lineup was preempted for local NFL coverage in the Boston and Buffalo markets.]

NBC (7.558 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) took home the adults 18-49 crown on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (9.333 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and the special "A Very Wicked Halloween" (4.008 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

ABC (8.142 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (8.221 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) and "The Good Doctor" (7.983 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

Next up was FOX (5.293 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) with fresh installments of "The Resident" (4.932 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "9-1-1" (5.654 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.962 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Neighborhood" (6.131 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5), "Happy Together" (4.404 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "Magnum P.I." (5.590 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Bull" (7.029 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8).

And finally, new episodes of "Arrow" (1.157 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.966 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (1.062 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - The Good Doctor (vs. 10/15/18)
+12.50% - Bull
+9.09% - Dancing with the Stars
+7.69% - 9-1-1
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - The Resident
0.00% - Magnum P.I.
0.00% - Happy Together
0.00% - Arrow
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Valor)
+28.57% - Bull (vs. Scorpion)
+27.27% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Gifted)
+25.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
+25.00% - A Very Wicked Halloween (vs. The Brave)
+6.67% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/Me, Myself & I)
0.00% - Happy Together (vs. 9JKL)
-5.26% - The Voice
-8.33% - The Neighborhood (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
-20.00% - Arrow (vs. Supergirl)
-20.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-35.00% - The Good Doctor

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

· 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," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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," 1.2/5. 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 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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