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[04/14/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's "The Voice" Tops Viewers, Demos
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/13/20):

NBC (8.079 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) was the network to beat on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (9.755 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and the return of "Songland" (4.728 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5).

FOX (5.615 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) shared in the demo honors with an original "9-1-1" (7.353 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) followed by the special "TMZ Investigates: Tiger King - What Really Went Down?" (3.878 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Next up was CBS (6.748 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and fresh installments from "The Neighborhood" (7.155 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4), the season finale of "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (6.744 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6), "All Rise" (6.003 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9) and "Bull" (7.292 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.865 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up the premieres of "The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart" (2.974 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "The Baker and the Beauty" (2.648 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

And finally, The CW (0.760 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed the evening with a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.963 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.808 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and a new "Roswell, New Mexico" (0.634 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - 9-1-1 (vs. 3/30/20)
+6.67% - The Voice
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.00% - Roswell, New Mexico
-14.29% - All Rise

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+114.29% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+50.00% - Songland (vs. The Enemy Within)
+23.08% - The Voice
+16.67% - Bull
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - Bob (Hearts) Abishola (vs. Man with a Plan)
0.00% - All Rise (vs. The Code)
0.00% - TMZ Investigates: Tiger King - What Really Went Down? (vs. 9-1-1)
0.00% - The Baker and the Beauty (vs. The Fix)
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-41.67% - The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart (vs. American Idol)
-50.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Arrow)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/15/19):

NBC (6.382 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) held off the competition on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (7.589 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "The Enemy Within" (3.970 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

ABC (5.747 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then was the number two draw with fresh installments from "American Idol" (7.054 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and "The Fix" (3.134 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

Next up was FOX (5.073 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and originals from "The Resident" (4.471 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and "9-1-1" (5.675 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.466 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Neighborhood" (5.747 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4), "Man with a Plan" (5.015 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5), "The Code" (4.424 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) and "Bull" (6.591 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, a new "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.016 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and the relocated "Arrow" (0.731 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) on The CW (0.874 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - American Idol
+8.33% - The Voice
0.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. 4/1/19)
0.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. 4/1/19)
0.00% - Bull (vs. 4/1/19)
0.00% - The Enemy Within
0.00% - The Fix
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-14.29% - The Code (vs. 4/9/19)
-15.38% - 9-1-1 (vs. 4/1/19)
-22.22% - The Resident (vs. 4/1/19)
-33.33% - Arrow (vs. 3/25/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+11.11% - The Neighborhood (vs. Kevin Can Wait)
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
-7.69% - American Idol
-14.29% - Bull (vs. Scorpion)
-14.29% - The Code (vs. Superior Donuts/Living Biblically)
-23.53% - The Voice
-28.57% - The Fix (vs. The Crossing)
-33.33% - Arrow (vs. iZombie)
-40.00% - The Enemy Within (vs. Good Girls)
-40.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (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," 2.0/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· 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," 0.4/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. 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 0.6/3 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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