or


[12/24/19 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Boost from "The Price Is Right" Special
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/23/19):

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

CBS (4.955 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) got a boost on Monday with its special "The Price Is Right at Night: A Holiday Extravaganza with Seth Rogen" (6.570 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) followed by repeats of "All Rise" (4.310 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) and "Bull" (3.984 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4).

NBC (2.668 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then claimed the silver with encores of "Holidays with the Houghs" (2.424 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special" (2.790 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2).

Next up was ABC (2.636 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and repeats of "Same Time, Next Christmas" (2.821 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "The Good Doctor" (2.265 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #9).

FOX (1.907 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) likewise opted for second runs of "9-1-1" (2.300 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "Prodigal Son" (1.514 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

And finally, the penultimate "The Christmas Caroler Challenge" (0.579 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T10) and the finale to "The Christmas Caroler Challenge" (0.541 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T10) rounded out the night on The CW (0.560 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Price Is Right at Night: A Holiday Extravaganza with Seth Rogen (vs. The Neighborhood (Repeats))
0.00% - The Christmas Caroler Challenge - 8:00 (vs. Arrow (Repeat))
-50.00% - The Christmas Caroler Challenge - 9:00 (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/24/18):

NBC (4.403 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was the top draw on Christmas Eve with its annual telecast of "It's a Wonderful Life" (4.403 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1).

ABC (2.416 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then was the number two network with rebroadcasts of "Beauty and the Beast" (2.614 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) and "The Good Doctor" (2.021 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Next up was CBS (2.717 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with repeats of "The Neighborhood" (3.010 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3), another "The Neighborhood" (2.806 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "God Friended Me" (2.499 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and "Bull" (2.744 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.351 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up an encore of "MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown" (1.351 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

And finally, The CW (0.399 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) likewise opted for repeats of "Arrow" (0.524 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.1, #10) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.274 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #9).

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," preempted; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," preempted; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," preempted; CBS's "Late Late Show," preempted.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [december 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/24/20 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet edges NBC among adults 18-49 however the Peacock network leads the night in total viewers.

[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Wins November Sweep Period
NBC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 03:20 PM]
For the First Time in 5 Years, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine During November 2020 Sweep in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/23/20 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Sunday Night Football"
The network cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/23/20 - 08:02 AM]
A Record-Setting 62 Million Households Chose to Watch "The Queen's Gambit" in Its First 28 Days
Said numbers make it Netflix's biggest scripted limited series to date.

[11/22/20 - 09:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Lifts ABC to Victory
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/21/20 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share in Adults 18-49 Honors
Said duo tops demos while NBC is the most-watched network last night.

[11/20/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Delivers Another FOX Win
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/19/20 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Rises in Latest FOX Demo Victory
The network takes home the adults 18-49 honors while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[11/18/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos in Latest Wave of Premieres
"The Bachelorette" leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS tops total viewers with the return of its drama trio.

[11/17/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Top Competitive Night
Said duo leads the evening in adults 18-49 with a slim margin.

[11/16/20 - 08:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Stay in Front
The network takes home another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/15/20 - 10:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Reclaims Top Spot with College Football
The Alphabet's weekly telecast leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/14/20 - 08:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Pushes ABC to Top Spot
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers, shares the demo crown with FOX.