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[06/23/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Keep NBC in Front
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 (6/22/20):

NBC (3.765 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with originals from "The Titan Games" (3.892 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1), "The Wall" (3.849 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.553 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Second place went to CBS (3.425 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and its repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (4.213 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (3.531 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), "All Rise" (2.900 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Bull" (3.503 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Next up was FOX (2.243 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) with encores of "9-1-1" (2.297 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "9-1-1: Lone Star" (2.188 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.140 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) offered up another installment of "The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!" (2.140 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

And finally, The CW (1.103 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with the return of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.114 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.049 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and the season premiere to "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.124 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Wall
+14.29% - The Titan Games
0.00% - The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. 5/11/20)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us) 0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us (vs. Whose Line Is It Anyway?/Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeat))
-11.11% - The Titan Games (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-22.22% - The Wall (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-66.67% - The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever! (vs. The Bachelorette/Grand Hotel)


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/24/19):

ABC (4.831 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (5.640 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Grand Hotel" (3.213 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

NBC (4.504 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then remained the silver draw with fresh installments from "American Ninja Warrior" (4.812 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.887 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.276 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with originals from "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.094 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "Beat Shazam" (2.457 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.272 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) again opted for an all-repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (3.694 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), another "The Neighborhood" (3.372 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #8), "Bull" (3.629 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "God Friended Me" (2.654 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, The CW (1.020 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with new episodes of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.141 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.903 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.897 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-14.29% - Grand Hotel
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 9-1-1 (Repeat))
+20.00% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls/American Ninja Warrior)
+7.14% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-22.22% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-25.00% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Proposal)
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us

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," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

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

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





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