Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

The numbers for Monday:

Time Show Adults 18-49 rating/share
Viewers (millions)
8 p.m. The Bachelor (ABC) (8-10 p.m.) 1.8/6 6.56
Kevin Can Wait (CBS) 1.3/5 7.12
The Wall (NBC) 1.2/5 5.83
The Gifted (FOX) (8-10 p.m.) – F 1.0/4 3.39
Supergirl (The CW) 0.6/2 2.15
8:30 p.m. Man with a Plan (CBS) 1.2/5 6.65
9 p.m. Superior Donuts (CBS) 1.1/4 5.89
Better Late Than Never (NBC) 1.0/4 5.47
Valor (The CW) 0.2/1 1.04
9:30 p.m. 9JKL (CBS) 1.0/4 5.13
10 p.m. The Good Doctor (ABC) 1.7/6 9.26
Scorpion (CBS) 0.9/4 5.56
The Brave (NBC) 0.7/3 3.91


Monday was a pretty good night across the board, with most shows up.

“The Bachelor” led the way with a season-high 1.8 rating among adults 18-49, up 0.4 vs. last week. “The Good Doctor” (1.7) was up a tenth of a point vs. last week; ABC won the night in both the 18-49 demographic and total viewers (7.46 million).

CBS’ shows all improved as well: “Man with a Plan” (1.2) and “Superior Donuts” (1.1) each recorded season highs, and “Kevin Can Wait” (1.3),” “9JKL” (1.0) and “Scorpion” (0.9) were up from their last outings. On NBC, “The Wall,” “Better Late Than Never” and “The Brave” each rose by two tenths.

The two-hour finale of “The Gifted” scored a 1.0 for FOX, a five-episode high for the show. “Supergirl” returned to The CW with a 0.6, up a tenth from its last outing. “Valor” was even at 0.2.

Network averages:

Adults 18-49 rating/share 1.8/6 1.1/4 1.0/4 1.0/4 0.4/2
Total Viewers (millions) 7.46 5.98 5.07 3.39 1.60


Late-night metered market ratings (adults 18-49, households):

11:35 p.m.

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”: 0.6/3, 2.1/5

“The Late Show with Stephen Colberrt”: 0.5/3, 2.9/8

“Jimmy Kimmel Live”: 0.5/3, 2.0/5

12:35 a.m.

“Late Night with Seth Meyers”: 0.4/3, 1.3/5

“Nightline”: 0.3/2, 1.2/4

“The Late Late Show with James Corden” – R: 0.2/2, 1.2/4


Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.
Fast Affiliate Ratings: These first national ratings are available at approximately 11 a.m. ET the day after telecast. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns. 
Share (of Audience): 
The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. 
Time Shifted Viewing:
 Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live +Same-Day and Live +7 Day. Time-shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+SD includes viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3 a.m. local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live +7 ratings include  viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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