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Updated Monday Ratings: ABC and NBC Split Leadership

MONDAY FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS

What follows are the fast affiliate rating results for Monday, August 20. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

-Total Viewers:
NBC: 4.48 million, ABC: 3.99, CBS: 3.42, Fox: 2.40, CW: 1.40

-Adults 18-49:

ABC: 1.0 rating/5 share, NBC: 0.9/ 4, Fox: 0.5/ 2, CBS and CW: 0.4/ 2 each

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – Bachelor in Paradise
Viewers: 5.23 million (#1), A18-49: 1.3/ 6 (#1)

CBS – Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney
Viewers: 4.42 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3t)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 5.01 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 2 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.50 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3t)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.48 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Bachelor in Paradise
Viewers: 4.58 million (#2), A18-49: 1.3/ 6 (#1)

CBS – Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney
Viewers: 4.18 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 5.16 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 2 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.37 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.52 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Bachelor in Paradise
Viewers: 4.61 million (#2), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#1)

CBS – Salvation
Viewers: 2.68 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 5.39 million (#1), A18-49: 1.1/ 5 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.42 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

CW – Whose Line is it Anyway?
Viewers: 1.29 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Bachelor in Paradise
Viewers: 4.50 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#1)

CBS – Salvation
Viewers: 2.45 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

NBC – American Ninja Warrior
Viewers: 5.07 million (#1), A18-49: 1.1/ 5 (#2)

Fox – So You Think You Can Dance
Viewers: 2.31 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

CW – Whose Line is it Anyway? (R)
Viewers: 1.30 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – The Proposal
Viewers: 2.58 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2)

CBS – Elementary
Viewers: 3.45 million (#1), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 3.29 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – The Proposal
Viewers: 2.43 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2)

CBS – Elementary
Viewers: 3.33 million (#1), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 2.93 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#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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    CBS Monday Live +Same Day Ratings Highlights

    BEEP-BEEP, BEEP-BEEP, YEAH!

    “CARPOOL KARAOKE: WHEN CORDEN MET MCCARTNEY LIVE FROM LIVERPOOL” IS MOST-WATCHED “CARPOOL KARAOKE” TO DATE

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  2. FROM NBC
    “NINJA WARRIOR” IS MONDAY’S MOST-WATCHED BIG 4 TELECAST

    NBC WINS MONDAY NIGHT AMONG THOSE NETS IN TOTAL VIEWERS FOR A 3RD TIME IN 4 WEEKS

    A “TALENT” ENCORE TIES FOR THE 10 P.M. WIN VS. ORIGINAL COMPETITION

    Monday Primetime Results:

    NBC won Monday night among the Big 4 networks for the third time in four weeks. Note: The NBC station in Baltimore carried NFL preseason football.

    “American Ninja Warrior” (1.0/5 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET):

    · Is close to rounding up to a 1.1 in 18-49 (currently reporting a 1.047 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings).

    · Is currently the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in total viewers and #2 in 18-49.

    · Is currently maintaining 100% week to week in 18-49 (1.0 vs. 1.0) and growing +2% in total viewers (5.162 million vs. 5.077 million), pending updates. It’s the second straight week “Ninja” has grown in total viewers.

    · Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting – last week’s “Ninja” increased by +16% in 18-49 (from 1.01 rating to a 1.17) and +513,000 viewers overall (5.1 million to 5.6 million) going from “live plus same day” Nielsens to L+3.

    · Upscale: “Ninja” generates a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 120 among adult 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes (with 100 representing an average concentration of those homes).

    An encore telecast of “America’s Got Talent” (0.6/4 in 18-49, 3.1 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):

    · Is currently tied for #1 in the timeslot among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 versus original competition from CBS’ “Elementary” and ABC’s “The Proposal,” pending updates

    · Also currently ranks #1 or tied for #1 among those nets in adults, men and women 25-54; men and women 18-49; and men 18-34.

    In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday Night:

    · In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.6/4 with an encore telecast; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 2.4/7 with an encore; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.9/5 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,” 0.4/2 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 1.3/4 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,” 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS’s “Late Late Show,” 1.0/4 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,” 0.2/2 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 0.1/1 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.