or


[06/06/20 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "20/20"
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 (6/5/20):

ABC (3.823 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) led the demo race on Friday with a repeat "Shark Tank" (3.644 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) and a new two-hour "20/20" (3.912 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1).

FOX (1.935 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) was a close second with its weekly installment of "WWE SmackDown" (1.935 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3).

Next up was CBS (4.076 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its repeat trio of "MacGyver" (3.857 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "Magnum P.I." (4.090 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (4.282 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.254 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up second runs of "World of Dance" (2.146 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8), "The Wall" (2.047 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "Dateline NBC" (2.569 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

And finally, The CW (0.591 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with a new "Masters of Illusion" (0.705 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T10) followed by repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (0.582 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T10), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.525 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T10) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.551 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 20/20 (vs. 5/15/20)
0.00% - Masters of Illusion
-16.67% - WWE SmackDown

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - WWE SmackDown (vs. Various)
-50.00% - Masters of Illusion
-81.82% - 20/20 (vs. NBA Finals, Game 4)


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/7/19):

ABC (8.637 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was still the network to beat thanks to its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (7.061 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2), "NBA Countdown" (6.159 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2) and the "NBA Finals, Game 4" (9.651 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1).

NBC (3.046 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a distant second with a repeat "American Ninja Warrior" (2.739 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) followed by "Dateline NBC" (3.659 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Next up was CBS (3.738 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with a new "Whistleblower" (3.591 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) alongside second runs of "Hawaii Five-0" (3.388 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Blue Bloods" (4.235 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.354 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up encores of "Beat Shazam" (1.431 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "MasterChef" (1.278 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, the return of "Masters of Illusion" (1.007 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), a second "Masters of Illusion" (0.988 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), the debut of "The Big Stage" (0.737 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) and a second "The Big Stage" (0.699 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.858 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Whistleblower

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Masters of Illusion - 8:00 (vs. My Last Days)
0.00% - Masters of Illusion - 8:30 (vs. My Last Days)
0.00% - The Big Stage - 9:00 (vs. Life Sentence)
0.00% - The Big Stage - 9:30 (vs. Life Sentence)
-21.74% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night
-25.00% - NBA Finals, Game 4
-28.00% - NBA Countdown
-33.33% - Whistleblower (vs. Undercover Boss)

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," 1.5/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" was delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 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 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [june 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/19/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Details Its Top 10 Series & Films to Date in Hours Viewed
The streaming service will shift to reporting on hours viewed rather than the number of accounts that choose to watch them.

[10/19/21 - 03:00 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Grows Year-Over-Year Viewership for Fourth Consecutive Week; 12.6 Million Watch Buffalo-Tennessee Week 6 Thriller
"Monday Night Football" is continuing a banner year, up 17% and 15% season-to-date from the 2020 and 2019 seasons (seven games), respectively, averaging 13.8 million viewers this season (six games).

[10/19/21 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Wednesday Comedies Up Week to Week
"The Wonder Years" built over the prior week by 7% in Total Viewers (3.2 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4).

[10/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" Wins Week in L7 Ratings for First Time in Nearly Seven Years
The network also had the #1 drama ("9-1-1") and #1T unscripted series of the week ("The Masked Singer").

[10/15/21 - 09:55 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" & "9-1-1" Rank as Top Two Programs of Week Three of '21-'22 Season in L3 Ratings
"The Simpsons'" win marks the first time it has ranked as the week's #1 entertainment program in nearly seven years, while its lead-out, "The Great North" delivered its highest-rated episode ever.

[10/14/21 - 07:58 AM]
"Johnson" Season One Seen by 5.7 Million Viewers, Season Two Coming in 2022
The complete first season is available on Bounce's popular streaming service Brown Sugar, as are all Bounce originals.

[10/13/21 - 03:08 PM]
ABC Is Thursday's No. 1 Entertainment Net for 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
"Grey's Anatomy" was Thursday's No. 1 entertainment show for the 2nd week in a row in adults 18-49.

[10/13/21 - 12:42 PM]
"V/H/S/94" a Blockbuster Hit for Shudder - Service's Biggest Movie Premiere Ever
More members watched its debut in its opening weekend than any prior movie premiere on the service.

[10/12/21 - 03:10 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Colts-Ravens Matchup Generates 11.4 Million Viewers, Another Year-Over-Year Audience Increase
Season-to-date, "Monday Night Football" is up 20% from both 2020 and 2019 seasons, averaging 14 million viewers through the first five weeks of the season.

[10/12/21 - 03:01 PM]
"Squid Game" Has Officially Reached 111 Million Fans
Netflix confirms the drama is its biggest series launch ever.

[10/12/21 - 08:08 AM]
ABC Ranks as Tuesday's No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49
After just three days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "Bachelor in Paradise" averaged a 1.97 rating among Adults 18-49 this season, more than doubling its initial Live+Same Day rating.

[10/08/21 - 12:06 PM]
ABC Ties as Week's No. 1 Entertainment Network Among Adults 18-49
The season premiere of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" was the week's No. 1 scripted show among adults 18-49 (1.3/9).

[10/08/21 - 10:42 AM]
Season Premiere and 700th Episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" Builds by Double Digits Over Season Finale in Total Viewers
"Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" and "Supermarket Sweep" were also up from last week's season premieres.

[10/08/21 - 09:22 AM]
FOX's "The Masked Singer" and "9-1-1" Win Week Two in L3 Ratings
Week two of "The Masked Singer" was Wednesday's #1 entertainment program in adults 18-49, outperforming its closest broadcast competitors by 8%.

[10/08/21 - 07:37 AM]
"Monday Night Football's" Week 1 Audience Jumps to 17 Million Viewers Following Nielsen Reporting Correction
The increased audience measurement is the result of an underreported ABC audience, as ABC's audience now stands at 8,605,000 viewers, a 1,712,000 viewer increase from the original reported number.