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[04/14/18 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off the Competition
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/13/18):

CBS (7.240 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) held off the competition on Friday with its trio of "MacGyver" (6.463 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (7.153 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) and "Blue Bloods" (8.106 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2).

FOX (2.964 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was a close second thanks to a new "MasterChef Junior" (3.023 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) followed by a second "MasterChef Junior" (2.906 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

Next up was NBC (3.915 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with another early "Taken" (3.450 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7) and a new two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.147 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #6).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.046 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up originals from "Once Upon a Time" (2.262 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (1.962 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "20/20" (1.913 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, a repeat "Life Sentence" (1.091 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and a new "Jane the Virgin" (0.742 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) on The CW (0.917 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Taken
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-12.50% - MasterChef Junior
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Once Upon a Time
-20.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-20.00% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+133.33% - MasterChef Junior - 9:00 (vs. You the Jury)
+40.00% - MasterChef Junior - 8:00 (vs. Rosewood)
0.00% - MacGyver
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. Reign)
-10.00% - Hawaii Five-0
-20.00% - Blue Bloods
-25.00% - Dateline NBC
-28.57% - Taken (vs. First Dates)
-42.86% - Once Upon a Time (vs. The Toy Box)
-55.56% - 20/20
-60.00% - 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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 3.0/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/3 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "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 1.1/3 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," 1.0/3 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," 0.3/2 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 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/14/17):

CBS (8.110 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) was the top draw on Friday with the season finale of "MacGyver" (6.644 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) followed by new episodes of "Hawaii Five-0" (8.401 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (9.286 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

ABC (3.793 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with week two of "The Toy Box" (3.221 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "Shark Tank" (4.286 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and "20/20" (3.875 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4).

Next up was NBC (3.979 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with originals from "First Dates" (3.355 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Dateline NBC" (4.291 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.897 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up new episodes of "Rosewood" (2.497 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9) and "You the Jury" (1.297 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11).

And finally, The CW (0.883 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the evening with fresh installments of "The Originals" (1.006 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "Reign" (0.760 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - 20/20
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Rosewood
0.00% - The Originals
0.00% - Reign
-9.09% - Shark Tank
-11.11% - MacGyver
-12.50% - First Dates
-12.50% - The Toy Box
-25.00% - You the Jury

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - First Dates (vs. Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon)
0.00% - Rosewood (vs. Hell's Kitchen (Repeat))
0.00% - The Originals (vs. The Vampire Diaries)
-9.09% - Hawaii Five-0
-10.00% - 20/20
-11.11% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm/Dateline NBC)
-11.11% - MacGyver (vs. The Amazing Race)
-23.08% - Blue Bloods
-23.08% - Shark Tank
-33.33% - Reign (vs. The Originals)
-33.33% - The Toy Box (vs. Last Man Standing/Dr. Ken)
-66.67% - You the Jury (vs. Hell's Kitchen)

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," 2.1/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 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 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 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 1.2/4 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," 1.2/4 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," 0.2/2 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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