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[11/09/19 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "SmackDown" Remain on Top in Demos
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 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/8/19):

FOX (2.618 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was still the demo victor on Friday with its weekly presentation of "WWE SmackDown" (2.618 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1).

CBS (7.021 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then claimed the silver with its trio of "Hawaii Five-0" (7.052 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2), "Magnum P.I." (6.647 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (7.362 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Next up was NBC (3.656 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) with fresh installments of "The Blacklist" (4.191 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and "Dateline NBC" (3.388 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.588 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) served up a sneak preview of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" (1.735 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #8) and a two-hour "20/20" (3.014 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

And finally, originals from "Charmed" (0.623 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T9) and "Dynasty" (0.370 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T9) rounded out the night on The CW (0.496 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - WWE SmackDown
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Magnum P.I.
0.00% - The Blacklist
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Dynasty
-16.67% - Dateline NBC
-50.00% - Charmed

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - 20/20 (vs. Child Support/20/20)
+20.00% - The Blacklist (vs. Blindspot)
+11.11% - Dateline NBC (vs. Midnight, Texas/Dateline NBC)
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. MacGyver)
0.00% - Dynasty (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
-14.29% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Hawaii Five-0)
-20.00% - WWE SmackDown (vs. Various)
-25.00% - Blue Bloods
-45.45% - High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (vs. Fresh Off the Boat/Speechless)
-50.00% - Charmed (vs. Dynasty)

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/9/18):

FOX (4.133 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was still the demo champ on Friday with originals from "Last Man Standing" (6.332 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1), "The Cool Kids" (4.551 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and "Hell's Kitchen" (2.826 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

CBS (7.634 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then took home the silver with its trio of "MacGyver" (6.481 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (7.497 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (8.926 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

Next up was ABC (2.543 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its lineup of "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.086 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7), "Speechless" (2.426 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "Child Support" (2.193 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "20/20" (2.682 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.481 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) served up fresh installments of "Blindspot" (2.700 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "Midnight, Texas" (1.948 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Dateline NBC" (2.796 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally on The CW (0.532 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5), new episodes of "Dynasty" (0.641 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.423 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Blindspot
+18.18% - Last Man Standing
+14.29% - Hell's Kitchen
+11.11% - The Cool Kids
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Fresh Off the Boat
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Speechless
0.00% - Midnight, Texas
0.00% - Dynasty
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-12.50% - MacGyver
-20.00% - 20/20 (vs. 10/26/18)
-20.00% - Child Support
-22.22% - Hawaii Five-0

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. The Exorcist)
+62.50% - Last Man Standing (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
+25.00% - The Cool Kids (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
+20.00% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Once Upon a Time)
0.00% - Speechless (vs. Once Upon a Time)
0.00% - Dynasty (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
0.00% - 20/20
-20.00% - Blue Bloods
-20.00% - Child Support (vs. Marvel's Inhumans)
-22.22% - MacGyver
-28.57% - Blindspot
-36.36% - Hawaii Five-0
-44.44% - Dateline NBC
-55.56% - Midnight, Texas (vs. Dateline NBC)
-66.67% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. Jane the Virgin)

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers,"1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 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," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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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