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[04/04/20 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hawaii Five-0" Goes Out on Top for CBS
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 (4/3/20):

CBS (8.422 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) took home top honors on Friday with its combination of "MacGyver" (7.112 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3), the series finale of "Hawaii Five-0" (9.349 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (8.806 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

ABC (3.968 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) was a close second with originals from "Shark Tank" (5.226 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) and "20/20" (3.340 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was NBC (4.031 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with its duo of "The Blacklist" (4.706 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Dateline NBC" (3.693 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.374 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up "WWE SmackDown" (2.374 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

And finally, The CW (0.469 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with fresh installments of "Charmed" (0.619 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T9) and "Dynasty" (0.320 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T9).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 3/13/20)
0.00% - The Blacklist
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Dynasty
-14.29% - 20/20
-14.29% - WWE SmackDown
-50.00% - Charmed

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+63.64% - Shark Tank (vs. Fresh Off the Boat/Speechless)
+33.33% - MacGyver
+20.00% - The Blacklist (vs. Blindspot)
+20.00% - WWE SmackDown (vs. Various)
+12.50% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Blacklist/Dateline NBC)
0.00% - Dynasty (vs. Yes, It's Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert Special!)
-12.50% - Blue Bloods
-14.29% - 20/20
-50.00% - Charmed (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/5/19):

CBS (6.738 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) was the top draw on Friday with fresh installments from "MacGyver" (5.639 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (6.723 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (7.852 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1).

NBC (3.592 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) then was the number two network with its mix of "Blindspot" (3.275 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "The Blacklist" (3.942 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Dateline NBC" (3.560 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was ABC (3.485 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) and its combination of "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.069 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Speechless" (2.299 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and "20/20" (3.885 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.546 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up a repeat "Last Man Standing" (3.128 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) alongside new episodes of "The Cool Kids" (3.424 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and "Proven Innocent" (1.816 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12).

And finally, The CW (0.537 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with the series finale of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.612 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) plus the "Yes, It's Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert Special!" (0.462 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
+50.00% - Dateline NBC
+25.00% - Blindspot (vs. 3/22/19)
+25.00% - Speechless
+20.00% - The Blacklist
+20.00% - Fresh Off the Boat
+16.67% - The Cool Kids
0.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 3/15/19)
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 3/15/19)
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Proven Innocent
-14.29% - MacGyver (vs. 3/15/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - 20/20 (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD/20/20)
+25.00% - Blindspot (vs. Taken)
+20.00% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Once Upon a Time)
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. Dynasty)
0.00% - Speechless (vs. Once Upon a Time)
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Proven Innocent (vs. The Resident (Repeat))
-11.11% - Hawaii Five-0
-12.50% - The Cool Kids (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-14.29% - The Blacklist (vs. Dateline NBC)
-25.00% - MacGyver
-50.00% - Yes, It's Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Concert Special! (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," 1.7/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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," 1.1/4 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," 0.3/3 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 0.6/3 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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