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[03/31/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (3/30/20):

NBC (7.877 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the network to beat on Monday thanks to a new episodes of "The Voice" (9.682 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "Manifest" (4.266 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

FOX (5.301 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) took home the silver with its duo of "9-1-1" (6.994 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and "Prodigal Son" (3.608 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Next up was ABC (5.948 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a repeat "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.363 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) followed by "America Rising: Fighting the Pandemic - A Special Edition of '20/20'" (4.901 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and the season finale of "The Good Doctor" (7.579 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.948 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its repeat mix of "The Neighborhood" (5.083 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.278 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), another "The Neighborhood" (3.929 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and yet another "The Neighborhood" (3.771 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) plus "HomeFest: James Corden's Late Late Show Special" (3.312 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, The CW (0.744 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with the return of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.944 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.805 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and a new "Roswell, New Mexico" (0.614 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - 9-1-1
0.00% - The Good Doctor
-12.50% - Manifest
-12.50% - Prodigal Son
-50.00% - Roswell, New Mexico

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+120.00% - The Good Doctor (vs. The Fix)
+44.44% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+13.33% - The Voice
-12.50% - Manifest (vs. The Enemy Within)
-16.67% - HomeFest: James Corden's Late Late Show Special (vs. Bull)
-27.27% - America Rising: Fighting the Pandemic - A Special Edition of '20/20' (vs. American Idol)
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-46.15% - Prodigal Son (vs. 9-1-1)
-50.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us - April Fool Us Day 2019)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/1/19):

NBC (7.097 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) kicked off April on top thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (8.416 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "The Enemy Within" (4.460 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

FOX (5.609 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then claimed the silver with fresh installments from "The Resident" (5.135 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) and "9-1-1" (6.082 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2).

Next up was ABC (5.149 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "American Idol" (6.207 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and "The Fix" (3.034 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.981 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up its mix of "The Neighborhood" (6.159 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4), "Man with a Plan" (5.339 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), the season finale of "Magnum P.I." (5.449 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8) and "Bull" (6.744 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, The CW (0.851 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening with the return of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.957 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us - April Fool Us Day 2019" (0.745 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - 9-1-1
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - The Resident
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - The Enemy Within
0.00% - Magnum P.I.
-6.25% - The Voice
-8.33% - American Idol
-14.29% - Bull (vs. 3/18/19)
-16.67% - The Fix
-25.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. 12/10/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+333.33% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident (Repeat))
+125.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer (Repeat))
0.00% - Bull (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
-11.11% - The Enemy Within (vs. Good Girls)
-21.05% - The Voice
-21.43% - American Idol
-23.08% - The Neighborhood (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-25.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-26.32% - Magnum P.I. (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat)/Living Biblically)
-33.33% - Man with a Plan (vs. Young Sheldon (Repeat))
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us - April Fool Us Day 2019
-50.00% - The Fix (vs. The Crossing)

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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 1.2/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households 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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