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[01/27/18 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Top Spot in Tight Demo Race
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 (1/26/18):

CBS (5.698 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) was the most-watched network on a competitive Friday despite an all-repeat lineup of "Bruno Mars: 24k Magic Live at the Apollo" (4.518 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (5.677 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (6.899 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

Sharing the demo crown however was FOX (2.751 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) with a new "Hell's Kitchen" (3.425 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) and an encore of "The Resident" (2.078 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11).

Next up was NBC (3.724 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with originals from "Blindspot" (3.738 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Taken" (3.167 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10) and "Dateline NBC" (4.268 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.101 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up new episodes of "Child Support" (4.072 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2), "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.245 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "20/20" (2.985 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

And finally, a new "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.678 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and the return of "Jane the Virgin" (0.664 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) on The CW (0.671 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Child Support
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - Taken
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. 1/12/18)
-14.29% - Blindspot
-25.00% - 20/20
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin (vs. 12/8/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Rosewood)
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
-16.67% - Taken (vs. Emerald City)
-22.22% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - Blindspot (vs. Grimm)
-33.33% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-33.33% - 20/20
-36.36% - Child Support (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-53.85% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Shark Tank)

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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; 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," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/27/17):

ABC (5.857 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the top demo draw on Friday with its mainstays "Last Man Standing" (6.957 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2), "Dr. Ken" (5.210 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3), "Shark Tank" (5.903 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "20/20" (5.584 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

CBS (6.447 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) then was the silver draw with repeats of "MacGyver" (5.169 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Hawaii Five-0" (7.078 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (7.094 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

Next up was NBC (3.567 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) with originals from "Grimm" (4.178 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Emerald City" (2.742 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Dateline NBC" (3.781 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.486 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Rosewood" (2.818 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (2.153 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

And finally, new episodes of "The Vampire Diaries" (0.960 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (0.595 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) closed out the night on The CW (0.777 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Sleepy Hollow
+12.50% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Shark Tank (vs. 1/13/17)
0.00% - Dr. Ken
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - Rosewood
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
-7.69% - Last Man Standing
-14.29% - Emerald City

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Grimm (vs. Undateable)
0.00% - Last Man Standing
-9.09% - Dr. Ken
-10.00% - 20/20
-14.29% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Second Chance)
-23.53% - Shark Tank
-25.00% - Emerald City (vs. Grimm)
-35.71% - Dateline NBC
-40.00% - The Vampire Diaries
-50.00% - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (vs. The Originals)
-53.85% - Rosewood (vs. MasterChef Junior)

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," 2.5/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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