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[11/19/19 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; ABC Wins Total Viewers
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 (11/18/19):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Some local NFL coverage is currently reflected in ABC fast-affiliate averages.]

NBC (6.314 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was back on top in demos on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (7.651 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and "Bluff City Law" (3.641 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

ABC (6.752 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was a close second with fresh installments from "Dancing with the Stars" (7.092 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and "The Good Doctor" (6.071 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Next up was CBS (5.825 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and originals from "The Neighborhood" (6.551 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (6.086 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5), "All Rise" (5.344 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Bull" (5.812 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.294 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) opted for repeats of "9-1-1" (2.861 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and "Prodigal Son" (1.727 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

And finally, The CW (0.655 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes from "All American" (0.706 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (0.604 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. 11/4/19)
+12.50% - The Good Doctor
+11.11% - The Neighborhood (vs. 11/4/19)
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Bull (vs. 11/4/19)
0.00% - All Rise (vs. 11/4/19)
0.00% - Bluff City Law
0.00% - All American
0.00% - Black Lightning
-10.00% - Dancing with the Stars

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Bull (vs. Bull (Repeat))
-9.09% - The Neighborhood
-11.11% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Happy Together)
-14.29% - The Voice
-25.00% - The Good Doctor
-25.00% - All Rise (vs. Magnum P.I.)
-30.77% - Dancing with the Stars
-33.33% - All American (vs. Arrow)
-33.33% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-54.55% - Bluff City Law (vs. Manifest)

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 (11/19/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The ABC stations in the Kansas City and Los Angeles markets carried NFL football.]

ABC (8.202 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) got a boost on Monday from aforementioned NFL coverage plus the season finale of "Dancing with the Stars" (8.551 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and a new "The Good Doctor" (7.504 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

NBC (7.104 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with originals from "The Voice" (7.855 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and "Manifest" (5.604 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5).

Next up was FOX (4.821 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with fresh installments from "The Resident" (4.468 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and "9-1-1" (5.173 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.285 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Neighborhood" (6.495 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Happy Together" (4.727 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and "Magnum P.I." (5.348 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) plus a repeat "Bull" (4.896 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, The CW (0.982 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes from "Arrow" (1.042 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.922 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+44.44% - Dancing with the Stars
+20.00% - The Good Doctor
+12.50% - Happy Together
0.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. 11/5/18)
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - Manifest
0.00% - Magnum P.I.
-10.00% - The Resident (vs. 11/5/18)
-17.65% - The Voice
-25.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-40.00% - Arrow

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Valor)
+33.33% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Gifted)
+22.22% - Manifest (vs. The Brave)
0.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-7.14% - Dancing with the Stars
-11.11% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/9JKL)
-17.65% - The Voice
-21.43% - The Neighborhood (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
-25.00% - Happy Together (vs. Man with a Plan)
-36.84% - The Good Doctor
-40.00% - Arrow (vs. Supergirl)

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," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/5 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," 1.2/4 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," 0.2/1.

· 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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