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[07/07/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "The Titan Games"
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 (7/6/20):

NBC (3.461 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) held onto the top spot with its mix of "The Titan Games" (3.832 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1), a repeat of "The Wall" (3.310 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.241 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

CBS (3.430 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) took home the silver with its repeat lineup of "The Neighborhood" (4.203 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" (3.738 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "All Rise" (2.961 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Bull" (3.359 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Next up was FOX (2.402 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) with rebroadcasts of "9-1-1" (2.310 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "9-1-1: Lone Star" (2.494 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.048 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up another installment of "The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!" (2.048 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.960 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) completed the night with "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.090 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.924 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.914 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Titan Games
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-16.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. 6/22/19)
-25.00% - The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!

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))
-22.22% - The Titan Games (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-28.57% - Dateline NBC
-75.00% - 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 (7/8/19):

ABC (4.955 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the top draw for the fifth consecutive Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (5.985 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Grand Hotel" (2.893 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

NBC (4.246 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then took home the silver with fresh installments of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.475 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "Dateline NBC" (3.787 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Next up was FOX (2.245 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its duo of "Beat Shazam" (2.338 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.153 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.688 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up its mix of "The Neighborhood" (3.603 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), another "The Neighborhood" (3.298 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), a new "The Code" (3.787 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Bull" (3.827 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, The CW (1.053 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening with "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (1.179 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.945 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.907 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Dateline NBC
+12.50% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. 6/24/19)
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 6/24/19)
0.00% - The Code
0.00% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-16.67% - Grand Hotel

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. 9-1-1 (Repeat))
+15.38% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - The Code (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-10.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-14.29% - Beat Shazam (vs. So You Think You Can Dance)
-33.33% - Penn & Teller: Fool Us
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway?
-37.50% - Grand Hotel (vs. The Proposal)

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," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 1.1/4 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," 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," 0.2/2 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





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