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[06/30/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Wall" Tops Viewers, Demos 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 (6/29/20):

NBC (3.549 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) claimed the top spot on Monday with its mix of "The Titan Games" (3.908 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1), "The Wall" (3.991 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) and a preview of "Cannonball" (2.748 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3).

CBS (3.432 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) was a close second with its repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (3.880 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (3.495 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "All Rise" (2.932 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Bull" (3.676 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Next up was FOX (2.363 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) with rebroadcasts of "9-1-1" (2.446 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "9-1-1: Lone Star" (2.280 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.095 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) offered up its latest installment of "The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!" (2.095 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

And finally, The CW (1.003 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.065 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.964 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.991 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Wall
0.00% - The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-12.50% - The Titan Games

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))
0.00% - Cannonball (vs. Dateline NBC)
-12.50% - The Wall (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-12.50% - The Titan Games (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 (7/1/19):

ABC (4.802 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the network to beat on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (5.664 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Grand Hotel" (3.080 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

NBC (4.447 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with fresh installments from "American Ninja Warrior" (4.707 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.925 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Next up was CBS (3.777 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its mix of "The Neighborhood" (3.739 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), another "The Neighborhood" (3.525 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), a new "The Code" (3.944 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Bull" (3.755 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.772 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) opted for repeats of "Beat Shazam" (1.996 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (1.548 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, The CW (0.997 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night with "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.145 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.914 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) plus a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.785 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Grand Hotel
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-11.11% - American Ninja Warrior
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - The Code (vs. 6/3/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The Bachelorette
+23.08% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Running Wild with Bear Grylls/American Ninja Warrior (Repeat))
0.00% - The Code (vs. Salvation)
-14.29% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Proposal)
-14.29% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Ninja Warrior (Repeat))
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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," 1.4/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 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 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 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," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.1/1 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





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