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[03/24/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off ABC, "American Idol"
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 (3/23/20):

NBC (7.796 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) held off the competition on Monday with its duo of "The Voice" (9.502 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "Manifest" (4.383 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

ABC (6.912 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) was a close second with fresh installments from "American Idol" (6.976 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "The Good Doctor" (6.783 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4).

Next up was FOX (5.274 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals of "9-1-1" (6.944 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and "Prodigal Son" (3.604 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.407 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) went with repeats of "The Neighborhood" (5.497 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.770 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8), "All Rise" (3.668 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Bull" (4.420 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.962 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) wrapped the evening with new episodes of "Supernatural" (1.074 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Roswell, New Mexico" (0.850 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Supernatural
+22.22% - The Good Doctor (vs. 3/9/20)
+16.67% - American Idol
+14.29% - Prodigal Son
0.00% - Manifest
0.00% - Roswell, New Mexico
-5.56% - The Voice
-7.14% - 9-1-1

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - The Good Doctor (vs. The Fix)
+44.44% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+16.67% - American Idol
+6.25% - The Voice
0.00% - Supernatural (vs. Arrow)
0.00% - Manifest (vs. The Enemy Within)
0.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))
-33.33% - Prodigal Son (vs. 9-1-1)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/25/19):

NBC (7.696 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was back in front on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (8.932 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "The Enemy Within" (5.224 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

ABC (5.542 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) then was the silver draw with a new "American Idol" (6.354 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and week two of "The Fix" (3.917 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

Next up was FOX (5.262 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with fresh installments from "The Resident" (4.867 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) and "9-1-1" (5.656 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.863 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up its mix of "The Neighborhood" (6.315 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4), "Man with a Plan" (5.340 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Magnum P.I." (5.634 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8) and "The Mueller Report: A Turning Point" (3.126 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

And finally, a new "Arrow" (1.050 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.637 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) closed out the night on The CW (0.843 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - American Idol
0.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. 3/11/19)
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - The Resident
0.00% - The Enemy Within
0.00% - Magnum P.I. (vs. 3/11/19)
0.00% - Arrow
-5.88% - The Voice
-11.11% - Man with a Plan
-14.29% - The Fix

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+12.50% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
+11.11% - The Neighborhood (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
-6.67% - Magnum P.I. (vs. Superior Donuts/Living Biblically)
-11.11% - Man with a Plan
-20.00% - The Enemy Within (vs. Good Girls)
-20.00% - The Voice
-25.00% - American Idol
-25.00% - Arrow (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-50.00% - The Mueller Report: A Turning Point (vs. Scorpion)
-62.50% - The Fix (vs. 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," 1.6/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· 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 1.1/4 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," 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore; 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 with an encore; "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 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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