Tuesday, January 2, 2018

UPDATED Monday Ratings - 'The Bachelor' Returns Down; 'The Wall,' 'Lucifer,' 'The Gifted' and 'Better Late Than Never' Also Drop

On January 1, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.23 rating - followed by CBS (0.82), NBC (0.73), FOX (0.70) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.340 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.030), NBC (4.200), FOX (2.839) and The CW (0.844).

CBS aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

ABC (1.23 Rating, 5.030 Million Viewers)
        THE BACHELOR (1.5) SEASON PREMIERE
        THE GOOD DOCTOR (0.7) REPEAT

CBS (0.82 Rating, 5.340 Million Viewers)
        THE BIG BANG THEORY (1.1) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (1.0) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        YOUNG SHELDON (0.9) REPEAT
        SEAL TEAM (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.73 Rating, 4.200 Million Viewers)
        THE WALL (0.8, -0.2)
        BETTER LATE THAN NEVER (0.7, -0.3)
        BETTER LATE THAN NEVER (0.7, -0.3)

FOX (0.70 Rating, 2.839 Million Viewers)
        LUCIFER (0.7, -0.1)
        THE GIFTED (0.7, -0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.844 Million Viewers)
        SUPERGIRL (0.3) REPEAT
        VALOR (0.2, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Monday, January 1 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
The Bachelor (8-10)
1.5
5.481

CBS
The Big Bang Theory - R
1.1
6.557

NBC
The Wall
0.8
4.359

FOX
Lucifer
0.7
3.107

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.2
0.776
8:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
1.0
6.291
9:00 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
6.001

NBC
Better Late Than Never
0.7
4.305

FOX
The Gifted
0.7
2.537

The CW
Valor
0.2
0.672
9:30 PM
CBS
Young Sheldon - R
0.9
6.043
10:00 PM
ABC
The Good Doctor - R
0.7
4.146

NBC
Better Late Than Never
0.7
4.099

CBS
SEAL Team - R
0.5
3.599

Average Rating: 0.76
Average Viewership: 4.141


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.