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[07/07/18 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos in Repeat Heavy Night
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 (7/6/18):

NBC (2.884 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) was the demo champ on a repeat heavy Friday with encores of "American Ninja Warrior" (2.748 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Dateline NBC" (3.157 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1).

ABC (2.835 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then was the silver draw with a new "Quantico" (2.795 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) alongside repeats of "What Would You Do?" (2.638 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "20/20" (3.071 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1).

Next up was CBS (3.832 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) and its repeat lineup of "Undercover Boss" (3.426 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (3.576 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (4.494 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.000 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up a second week of "BIG3" (1.000 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) coverage.

And finally, a new "Masters of Illusion" (1.113 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and second runs of "Masters of Illusion" (0.974 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.981 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) rounded out the night on The CW (1.012 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Masters of Illusion
+25.00% - Quantico

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Masters of Illusion
-28.57% - Quantico (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))

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," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/1 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 0.6/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/7/17):

NBC (4.936 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) held onto the top demo spot on Friday with a repeat of "America's Got Talent" (4.849 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) and a new "Dateline NBC" (5.111 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1).

ABC (3.530 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was a close second with its mix of "Shark Tank" (3.650 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (3.757 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and "20/20" (3.183 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was CBS (4.698 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and second runs of "MacGyver" (4.052 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.590 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (5.453 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.339 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up encores of "MasterChef" (1.448 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Beat Shazam" (1.231 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

And finally, The CW (0.695 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night with a new "Masters of Illusion" (0.984 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (0.897 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Riverdale" (0.451 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 6/23/17)
-22.22% - Primetime: What Would You Do? (vs. 6/23/17)
-25.00% - 20/20
-33.33% - Masters of Illusion

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-22.22% - Primetime: What Would You Do? (vs. 20/20)
-33.33% - Masters of Illusion
-35.71% - Dateline NBC (vs. U.S. Olympic Trials: Women's Gymnastics)
-40.00% - 20/20

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 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5 with an encore; 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," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 1.0/3 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," 1.0/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 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," 0.2/1 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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