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[04/21/20 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Charts for NBC
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 (4/20/20):

NBC (7.523 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) took home top honors on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (9.088 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and "Songland" (4.391 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

FOX (5.037 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) was the silver draw with fresh installments from "9-1-1" (6.631 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and "Prodigal Son" (3.442 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Next up was ABC (2.862 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its duo of "The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart" (2.884 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "The Baker and the Beauty" (2.820 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.495 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) opted for an all-repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (4.933 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.560 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "All Rise" (3.834 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Bull" (4.905 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.821 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed the evening with its mix of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.024 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.888 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Roswell, New Mexico" (0.686 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Baker and the Beauty
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.00% - Roswell, New Mexico
0.00% - Prodigal Son (vs. 3/30/20)
-11.11% - Songland
-12.50% - The Voice
-14.29% - The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart
-20.00% - 9-1-1

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+33.33% - Songland (vs. The Enemy Within)
+16.67% - The Voice
0.00% - The Baker and the Beauty (vs. The Fix)
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-33.33% - The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart (vs. American Idol: Meet Your Finalists)
-41.67% - Prodigal Son (vs. 9-1-1)
-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 (4/22/19):

NBC (6.338 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (7.488 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and "The Enemy Within" (4.037 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

FOX (5.358 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with fresh installments from "The Resident" (4.739 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "9-1-1" (5.977 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

Next up was ABC (4.689 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its recap special "American Idol: Meet Your Finalists" (5.418 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) plus a new "The Fix" (3.231 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.027 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up the season finale of "The Neighborhood" (6.267 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) followed by new episodes of "Man with a Plan" (5.012 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and "The Code" (4.611 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) plus a repeat "Bull" (4.831 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.799 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with new episodes of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.899 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Arrow" (0.699 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - The Resident
+9.09% - 9-1-1
0.00% - The Neighborhood
0.00% - The Code
0.00% - The Enemy Within
0.00% - The Fix
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
0.00% - Arrow
-7.69% - The Voice
-12.50% - Man with a Plan

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+14.29% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
0.00% - The Neighborhood (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
0.00% - Arrow (vs. iZombie)
-20.00% - The Voice
-25.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Supergirl)
-28.57% - The Fix (vs. The Crossing)
-30.00% - Man with a Plan (vs. Young Sheldon (Repeat))
-33.33% - The Enemy Within (vs. Good Girls)
-40.00% - The Code (vs. Young Sheldon/The Big Bang Theory (Repeats))

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," 2.1/6 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 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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