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CBS and NBC Share Modest Friday Leadership

Only 'Beyond the Tank' and '20/20' on ABC, 'Dateline' on NBC and 'Masters of Illusion' on The CW in Originals

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Friday, June 3 broken out by network and by each half-hour:

-Total Viewers:
CBS: 5.37 million, NBC: 4.85, ABC: 3.92, Fox: 1.38, CW: 1.15

-Adults 18-49:
NBC: 1.0 rating/4 share, ABC: 0.8/ 4, CBS: 0.7/ 3, Fox: 0.5/ 2, CW: 0.3/ 1

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8:00 p.m.
ABC – Beyond the Tank
Viewers: 3.64 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (R)
Viewers: 4.88 million (#1), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 4.63 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#1)

Fox – The Simpsons (R)
Viewers: 1.47 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Masters of Illusion
Viewers: 1.18 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Beyond the Tank
Viewers: 3.50 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles (R)
Viewers: 5.08 million (#1), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 4.86 million (#2), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#1)

Fox – The Simpsons (R)
Viewers: 1.33 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Masters of Illusion
Viewers: 1.07 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Shark Tank (R)

Viewers: 3.76 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#2)

CBS Hawaii Five-O (R)
Viewers: 5.29 million (#1), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 4.88 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef (R)
Viewers: 1.24 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us (R)
Viewers: 1.14 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Shark Tank (R)

Viewers: 3.92 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2)

CBS Hawaii Five-O (R)
Viewers: 5.68 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 4.94 million (#2), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef (R)
Viewers: 1.50 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us (R)
Viewers: 1.21 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – 20/20
Viewers: 4.31 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2)

CBS – Blue Bloods (R)
Viewers: 5.50 million (#1), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

NBC – Dateline
Viewers: 4.78 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – 20/20
Viewers: 4.38 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2)

CBS – Blue Bloods (R)
Viewers: 5.76 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

NBC – Dateline
Viewers: 5.04 million (#2), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#1)

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 NBC

    “DATELINE NBC” & AN ENCORE “TALENT” RANK #1-2 FOR THE NIGHT IN 18-49, NBC SWEEPS 6 OF 6 FRIDAY HALF-HOURS

    “DATELINE” REPORTS ITS HIGHEST FRIDAY RATINGS SINCE FEBRUARY IN 18-49 & 25-54

    Friday Primetime Results:

    NBC wins Friday night among the Big 4 in adults 18-49 with the #1 and #2 shows of the night, “Dateline NBC” and a rebroadcast “America’s Got Talent,”which swept six of six half-hours among those nets in 18-49.

    “Dateline NBC” (1.1/4 in 18-49, 1.5 in adults 25-54, 4.9 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):

    · Is the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and other key demos.

    · Hits its highest Friday ratings in adults 18-49 and 25-54 since Feb. 26 (1.2 in 18-49, 1.8 in 25-54), and biggest overall audience since March 25 (4.962 million).

    · Grows +22% week to week in 18-49 (1.1 vs. 0.9 for a 9-11 p.m. telecast on May 27) and +15% in 25-54 (1.5 vs. 1.3).

    · Ranks #1 in the time period among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, adults, men and women 25-54 and other key demos.

    · Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting – the Friday “Dateline” has grown by +33% this season in 18-49 rating (from a 1.01 to a 1.34) and 1.1 million viewers overall (4.8 million to 5.9 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

    · Upscale: “Dateline” delivers a solid upscale audience, indexing at a 110 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes. The prior week’s edition was the night’s most upscale telecast on the Big 4, indexing at a 111.

    An encore telecast of “America’s Got Talent” (1.0/4 in 18-49, 4.8 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET):

    · Ranks as the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, behind only “Dateline NBC.”

    · Wins the slot among those nets in every key demographic (including a tie in men 18-49).

    · Grow +25% versus NBC’s 18-49 average in the time period last summer (1.0 vs. 0.8, L+SD non-sports).

    NOTE: The NBC station in Philadelphia carried Major League Baseball.

    In Late-Night Metered Markets Friday Night:

    · In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.3/6 with an encore telecast; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 1.8/4 with an encore; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.1/5 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 with an encore; “Late Show,” 0.4/2 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.7/3 with an encore.

    · From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.5/5 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, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show” (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped “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 0.3/2 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.