Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Monday, May 6, 2019

The numbers for Monday:

Time Show Adults 18-49 rating/share
Viewers (millions)
8 p.m. The Voice (NBC) (8-10 p.m.) 1.1/5 7.22
The Big Bang Theory (CBS) – R 0.8/4 5.04
The Resident (FOX) – F 0.8/4 4.95
The Bachelorette (ABC) (8-10 p.m.) – S 0.6/3 2.85
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (The CW) 0.3/1 0.98
8:30 p.m. Man with a Plan (CBS) – F 0.7/4 4.79
9 p.m. 9-1-1 (FOX) 1.1/5 5.80
The Code (CBS) 0.5/2 4.14
Arrow (The CW) 0.2/1 0.64
10 p.m. Bull (CBS) 0.6/3 6.18
The Enemy Within (NBC) 0.6/3 3.79
The Fix (ABC) 0.4/2 2.20


“The Voice” took another hit in the Monday primetime ratings this week, tying for the night’s demo win with FOX’s “9-1-1.”

“The Voice” grabbed a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49, down a tenth from its 1.2 a week ago and marking a new all-time Monday night low for the singing-competition series. “The Enemy Within,” however, held steady with yet another 0.6.

On FOX, “9-1-1” scored the same 1.1 that it did last Monday, and “The Resident” fell from its previous 0.9 to a 0.8 with its season finale. CBS’ “Man with a Plan” (0.7) wrapped up its third season in similar fashion, ticking down a tenth week-to-week. “The Code” (0.5) and “Bull” (0.6) matched their ratings from last week.

The CW’s “Legends of Tomorrow” (0.3) and “Arrow” (0.2) stayed even as well, while ABC’s 2-hour “Bachelorette” reunion special raked in a low 0.6 with 2.85 million viewers. “The Fix” rounded out the night with its second straight 0.4.

Network averages:

Adults 18-49 rating/share 1.0/5 1.0/5 0.6/3 0.5/3 0.2/1
Total Viewers (millions) 6.07 5.38 5.08 2.63 0.81


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

11:35 p.m.

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”: 0.4/3, 2.5/7

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”: 0.3/2, 1.6/5

“Jimmy Kimmel Live”: 0.3/2, 1.3/4

12:35 a.m.

“Late Night with Seth Meyers”: 0.2/2, 1.1/4

“The Late Late Show with James Corden”: 0.2/2, 1.1/4

“Nightline”: 0.2/2, 0.8/3


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:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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