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Monday Final Nationals: Decent Sampling for Debut of NBC Game Show ‘The Wall’

ESPN continued its Monday night success with Carolina’s 26-15 win over Washington on “Monday Night Football” (6.81 household rating, 11.21 million viewers, 3.57 adults 18-49 rating).

NBC led the Big-4 networks with the No. 1 non-sports telecast of the night, “America’s Got Talent: Holiday Spectacular” (5.7 household rating/10 share, 9.54 million viewers, 1.8 adults 18-49 rating/6 share) followed by the new game show “The Wall” (3.9 household rating/7 share, 6.53 million viewers, 1.6 adults 18-49 rating/6 share). Among adults 18-49, “The Wall” retained 89 percent of its AGT special lead-in and held its 1.6 rating throughout the hour from 10-10:30 p.m. to 10:30-11 p.m.

First Lady Michelle Obama Says Goodbye to the White House: An Oprah Winfrey Special” (6.3 household rating/10 share, 9.47 million viewers, 1.3 adults 18-49 rating/5 share) registered the largest audience for CBS within the Monday 8-9 p.m. hour since Oct. 17, 2016.

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Monday 12/19/16

Great Christmas Light Fight” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.8/3
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.2/4
Men 18-49: 0.9/3

First Lady Michelle Obama Says Goodbye to the White House: An Oprah Winfrey Special” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.8/3
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.6/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

Man with a Plan” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.6/3
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.3/4
Men 18-49: 0.9/3

2 Broke Girls” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.7/3
Men 18-34: 0.5/2
Women 18-49: 1.4/4
Men 18-49: 0.9/3

Scorpion” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.7/3
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.3/4
Men 18-49: 1.0/4

America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 1.3/5
Men 18-34: 0.9/4
Women 18-49: 2.0/7
Men 18-49: 1.6/6

The Wall” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 1.1/5
Men 18-34: 0.8/4
Women 18-49: 1.8/6
Men 18-49: 1.4/5

Marie Claire Young Women’s Honors” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.2/1
Men 18-34: 0.1/0
Women 18-49: 0.2/1
Men 18-49: 0.1/0

Love and Hip-Hop” (VH1, 8 p.m.)
1.48 household rating
2.291 million viewers
1.20 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 1.97
Men 18-34: 0.67
Women 18-49: 1.77
Men 18-49: 0.62

Leave It to Stevie” (VH1)
1.29 household rating
1.988 million viewers
0.97 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 1.61
Men 18-34: 0.55
Women 18-49: 1.43
Men 18-49: 0.50

K. Michelle: My Life” (VH1)
1.04 household rating
1.622 million viewers
0.75 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 1.26
Men 18-34: 0.37
Women 18-49: 1.15
Men 18-49: 0.35

America’s Next Top Model” (VH1)
0.79 household rating
1.185 million viewers
0.55 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.92
Men 18-34: 0.33
Women 18-49: 0.81
Men 18-49: 0.29

Vanderpump Rules” (Bravo)
0.96 household rating
1.437 million viewers
0.63 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.82
Men 18-34: 0.36
Women 18-49: 0.89
Men 18-49: 0.37

Timber Creek Lodge” (Bravo)
0.40 household rating
0.554 million viewers
0.23 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.27
Men 18-34: 0.11
Women 18-49: 0.33
Men 18-49: 0.13

American Pickers” (History)
1.21 household rating
1.969 million viewers
0.36 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.12
Men 18-34: 0.23
Women 18-49: 0.26
Men 18-49: 0.46

American Dad” (TBS, 8:30)
0.64 household rating
1.020 million viewers
0.56 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.54
Men 18-34: 0.66
Women 18-49: 0.48
Men 18-49: 0.65

People of Earth” (TBS)
0.50 household rating
0.776 million viewers
0.35 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.32
Men 18-34: 0.38
Women 18-49: 0.33
Men 18-49: 0.37

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” (TBS)
0.41 household rating
0.647 million viewers
0.25 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.19
Men 18-34: 0.20
Women 18-49: 0.23
Men 18-49: 0.26

Mars” (NGC)
0.46 household rating
0.714 million viewers
0.14 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.05
Men 18-34: 0.13
Women 18-49: 0.08
Men 18-49: 0.21

Monday Night Football: Carolina @ Washington” (ESPN, 8:15 p.m.-12:04 a.m.)
6.81 household rating
11.210 million viewers
3.57 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 1.89
Men 18-34: 2.79
Women 18-49: 2.28
Men 18-49: 4.88

WWE Raw” (USA, 8pm)
1.82 household rating
3.062 million viewers
1.04 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.63
Men 18-34: 0.95
Women 18-49: 0.82
Men 18-49: 1.26

WWE Raw” (USA, 9pm)
1.76 household rating
2.971 million viewers
1.05 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.55
Men 18-34: 1.04
Women 18-49: 0.79
Men 18-49: 1.32

WWE Raw” (USA, 10-11:11 p.m.)
1.69 household rating
2.834 million viewers
1.04 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.53
Men 18-34: 1.10
Women 18-49: 0.74
Men 18-49: 1.35

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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  1. Hi Douglas. It states that the Oprah interview had a 1.3 in the 18-49 demo but the male/female split indicates about a 1.1.

  2. Live+3 vs. Live+SD data for Monday 12/19/2016

    Adults 18-49
    …………………………….. L+SD … L+3
    Xmas Light Fight …….. 1.08 … 1.20
    Great Amer Baking-r .. 0.69 … 0.70
    M. Obama/Oprah ……. 1.34 … 1.46
    Man With a Plan ……… 1.11 … 1.36
    2 Broke Girls …………… 1.15 … 1.60
    Scorpion ………………… 1.16 … 1.84
    AGT: Holiday …………… 1.80 … 2.13
    The Wall …………………. 1.59 … 1.77
    Gotham-r ……………….. 0.42 … 0.43
    Lucifer-r …………………. 0.43 … 0.44
    Supergirl-r ……………… 0.37 … 0.42
    Young Wmn Honors … 0.16 … 0.16

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    Total Viewers (000)
    …………………………….. L+SD … L+3
    Xmas Light Fight ……. 4528 … 4926
    Great Amer Baking-r . 2888 … 2945
    M. Obama/Oprah …… 9467 .. 10152
    Man With a Plan …….. 6167 … 7107
    2 Broke Girls ………….. 5025 … 6191
    Scorpion ………………. 7531 .. 10451
    AGT: Holiday …………. 9538 .. 10988
    The Wall ……………….. 6532 … 7163
    Gotham-r ……………… 1509 … 1563
    Lucifer-r ……………….. 1600 … 1687
    Supergirl-r …………….. 1302 … 1412
    Young Wmn Honors …. 510 …. 517