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Updated Monday Ratings: NBC Wins; CBS Sitcom ‘Living Biblically’ Drops to a Series Low

MONDAY FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS

What follows are the fast affiliate rating results for Monday, March 19. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

-Total Viewers:
NBC: 8.54 million, ABC: 8.20, CBS: 5.11, Fox: 3.73, CW: 1.01

-Adults 18-49:

NBC: 1.8 rating.7 share, ABC: 1.6/ 6, CBS and Fox: 0.8/. 3 each, CW: 0.3/ 1

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    8:00 p.m.

    ABC – American Idol
    Viewers: 7.46 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 6 (#2)

    CBS – Kevin Can Wait
    Viewers: 5.92 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#3)

    NBC – The Voice
    Viewers: 10.51 million (#1), A18-49: 2.1/ 9 (#1)

    Fox – Lucifer
    Viewers: 3.24 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

    CW – D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow
    Viewers: 1.36 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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    8:30 p.m.

    ABC – American Idol
    Viewers: 7.62 million (#2), A18-49: 1.6/ 6 (#2)

    CBS – Man With a Plan
    Viewers: 5.62 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#3)

    NBC – The Voice
    Viewers: 10.86 million (#1), A18-49: 2.3/ 9 (#1)

    Fox – Lucifer
    Viewers: 3.23 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

    CW – D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow
    Viewers: 1.19 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

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    9:00 p.m.

    ABC – American Idol
    Viewers: 7.85 million (#2), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#2)

    CBS – Superior Donuts
    Viewers: 5.11 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

    NBC – The Voice
    Viewers: 10.90 million (#3), A18-49: 2.3/ 9 (#1)

    Fox – The Resident
    Viewers: 4.18 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#3)

    CW – iZombie
    Viewers: 795,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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    9:30 p.m.

    ABC – American Idol
    Viewers: 8.04 million (#2), A18-49: 1.8/ 6 (#2)

    CBS – Living Bilbically
    Viewers: 4.21 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

    NBC – The Voice
    Viewers: 10.41 million (#1), A18-49: 2.3/ 8 (#1)

    Fox – The Resident
    Viewers: 4.27 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#2)

    CW – iZombie
    Viewers: 715,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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    10:00 p.m.

    ABC – The Good Doctor
    Viewers: 9.10 million (#1), A18-49: 1.6/ 6 (#1)

    CBS – Scorpion
    Viewers: 4.98 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

    NBC – Good Girls
    Viewers: 4.82 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 4 (#2)

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    10:30 p.m.

    ABC – The Good Doctor
    Viewers: 9.15 million (#1), A18-49: 1.6/ 7 (#1)

    CBS – Scorpion
    Viewers: 4.79 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

    NBC – Good Girls
    Viewers: 3.73 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2)

    Source: Nielsen Media Research

    Written by Marc Berman

    Marc Berman

    Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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    1. From ABC

      ABC Monday Prime (8-11pm – 8.2 million and 1.6/6 in AD18-49): With American Idol and The Good Doctor, ABC once again finished a strong 2nd to The Voice-led NBC on Monday night in Adults 18-49 (1.6/6 vs. 1.8/7) and moved ahead of NBC to win the 10pm hour with The Good Doctor dominating Good Girls (1.6/6 vs. 1.0/4). ABC’s American Idol and The Good Doctor tied as Monday’s #2 show in Adults 18-49 (1.6/6), trailing only The Voice. The Good Doctor also qualified as Monday’s #1 scripted show in viewers and young adults.

      American Idol (8-10pm – 7.7 million and 1.6/6 in AD18-49): Opposite NBC’s The Voice from 8-10pm, ABC’s American Idol took 2nd place in Total Viewers (7.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.6/6). Idol tied The Voice as Monday’s #1 TV show with Female Teens 12-17. Idol held 92% of its week-ago premiere on the night with Total Viewers and 89% in Adults 18-49

      The Good Doctor (10-11pm – 9.1 million and 1.6/6 in AD18-49): At 10pm, The Good Doctor moved ABC into 1st place by a margin of 60% over runner up NBC’s Good Girls in Adults 18-49 (1.6/6 vs. 1.0/4). The Good Doctor was also the most watched show overall on Monday from 10-11pm (9.1 million).

      · The Good Doctor improved its time slot for ABC from the year-ago night by triple digits in viewers (+176% – 9.1 million vs. 3.3 million) and young adults (+129% – 1.6/6 vs. 0.7/3).

    2. FROM CBS

      “THE VOICE” IS #1 FOR THE NIGHT, LENGTHENS ITS LEAD OVER “IDOL” FROM LAST WEEK’S +33% TO +44%

      “VOICE” RETAINS 100% OF LAST WEEK’S 2.3 IN THESE PRELIM FAST-AFFILIATE RATINGS

      AT 10 P.M., “GOOD GIRLS” MAINTAINS 100% WEEK TO WEEK

      NBC WINS MONDAY IN 18-49 AND TOTAL VIEWERS

      Monday Primetime Results:

      NBC wins Monday night in total viewers among the Big 4 for a sixth consecutive week and for a fifth time in six weeks in 18-49.

      “The Voice” (2.3/9 in 18-49, 10.7 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET):

      · Is the #1 show of the night in 18-49 and total viewers.

      · Increases its margin over “American Idol” from last week’s +33% in 18-49 rating (2.4 vs. 1.8) to +44% (2.3 vs. 1.6).

      · Is currently retaining 100% of last week’s 2.3 in these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings in 18-49 and 96% of last week’s 2.4 in official nationals.

      · Is in line with the comparable telecast of the prior cycle in 18-49 (2.3 vs. 2.4 on Oct. 16, 2017) and is up +3% in total viewers (10.670 million vs. 10.365 million).

      · Is also in line the comparable year-ago telecast (2.3 vs. 2.4 on March 20, 2017, and 10.670 million vs. 10.740 million).

      · Will add significant viewership via DVR time-shifting and VOD — Monday’s “The Voice” has grown by +25% in 18-49 rating this season going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 2.15 to a 2.69) and +1.9 million viewers overall (10.3 million to 12.2 million). When projected 35-day non-linear viewing is included, the “Voice” 18-49 rating increases to a 3.29.

      “Good Girls” (1.0/4 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):

      · Ranks #2 in the hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 and is #2 or tied for #2 among those nets in every other key demographic.

      · Is retaining 100% week to week in 18-49 (1.0 vs. 1.0) and 96% in total viewers (4.274 million vs. 4.460 million).

      · Matches NBC’s timeslot average this season prior to “Good Girls,” excluding Olympics, in 18-49 (1.0 vs. 1.0).

      · Will increase substantially via time-shifting and VOD – last week’s “Good Girls” grew by +39% in 18-49 (1.01 to 1.40) and +1.1 million viewers overall (4.5 million to 5.6 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens.

      In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday Night:

      · In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.2/6; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 2.7/7; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.4/6.

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

      · From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.5/5 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” (1.3/5 in metered-market households); CBS’s “Late Late Show” (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: “Late Night” (0.4/3 in 18-49); “Late Late Show” (0.2/2).

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

      NOTE: Primetime results are based on “fast affiliate time period” data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated.