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[04/28/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Tops Demo Race for FOX
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 (4/27/20):

FOX (5.054 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) pulled in front on Monday thanks to a new "9-1-1" (6.580 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and the season finale of "Prodigal Son" (3.528 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

NBC (5.568 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) was a close second with its recap special "The Voice: Road to Live Shows" (6.630 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and a new "Songland" (3.444 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Next up was ABC (2.729 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with originals from "The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart" (2.860 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "The Baker and the Beauty" (2.467 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.180 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) opted for repeats of "The Neighborhood" (4.913 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (4.178 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "All Rise" (3.587 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Bull" (4.408 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.034 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.892 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Roswell, New Mexico" (0.783 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) closed out the night on The CW (0.873 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Roswell, New Mexico
0.00% - 9-1-1
0.00% - Prodigal Son
0.00% - The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart
0.00% - The Baker and the Beauty
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-25.00% - Songland

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
+25.00% - The Baker and the Beauty (vs. The Fix)
0.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Arrow)
0.00% - Songland (vs. The Enemy Within)
-25.00% - The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart (vs. The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story)
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-36.36% - 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 (4/29/19):

NBC (6.064 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (7.200 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and "The Enemy Within" (3.791 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

FOX (5.272 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) however shared in the demo honors with fresh installments of "The Resident" (5.118 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and "9-1-1" (5.426 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2).

Next up was ABC (4.687 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its special "The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story" (5.612 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) followed by a new "The Fix" (2.838 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.426 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (5.522 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) alongside new episodes of "Man with a Plan" (5.283 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), "The Code" (4.454 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9) and "Bull" (6.423 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.796 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with originals from "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.939 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Arrow" (0.654 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Man with a Plan
+12.50% - The Resident
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Bull (vs. 4/15/19)
0.00% - The Enemy Within
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
0.00% - Arrow
-8.33% - 9-1-1
-16.67% - The Code
-20.00% - The Fix

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Resident (vs. Lucifer)
+37.50% - 9-1-1 (vs. The Resident)
0.00% - Man with a Plan
0.00% - Bull (vs. Elementary)
0.00% - Arrow (vs. iZombie)
-20.00% - The Fix (vs. The Crossing)
-25.00% - The Voice
-27.27% - The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
-28.57% - The Code (vs. Superior Donuts/The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-33.33% - 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," 1.6/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 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 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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