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NBC's NIGHT SHIFT Wins in Total Viewers; Ties for No. 1 in 18-49

NBC's THE NIGHT SHIFT (0.7/3 in 18-49, 4.2 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) wins the slot among ABC, CBS and NBC in total viewers and ties for #1 in 18-49. Maintains 100% week to week in 18-49 (0.7 vs. 0.7) and grows in total viewers (4.195 million vs. 4.152 million). It's a second straight week of total-viewer growth at the start of "Night Shift's" fourth season. Grows +1.9 million persons or +83% versus NBC's average in the timeslot last summer in total viewers (4.195 million vs. 2.296 million, L+SD non-sports) and +17% in 18-49 (0.7 vs. 0.6). Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting - last summer, "The Night Shift" increased by +43% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.97 to a 1.39) and +1.7 million viewers overall (5.0 million to 6.7 million) going from L+SD to L+7.:

"The Wall" (0.9/4 in 18-49, 4.5 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET): Ranks #2 in the highly competitive time period in 18-49 and total viewers and nearly all other key measures. Finishes within 0.1 of last week's rating in 18-49 (0.9 vs. 1.0) and retains 96% in total viewers (4.472 million vs. 4.646 million). Will add significant viewership via time-shifting and VOD -- the prior week's "The Wall" increased by +17% in 18-49 (0.96 to 1.12) and +578,000 viewers overall (4.6 million to Upscale: "The Wall" is generating a solid upscale audience so far this season, indexing at a 112 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes (with 100 representing an average concentration of those homes).

"Hollywood Game Night" (0.8/4 in 18-49, 4.1 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET): Is close to rounding up to a 0.9 (currently reporting a 0.843 in the prelim fast-affiliate ratings). Ranks #2 in the hour among the Big 4 nets in adults 18-49 and total viewers. Increases by +33% versus NBC's average in the timeslot last summer (0.8 vs. 0.6, L+SD non-sports) and +1.1 million persons or +37% in total viewers (4.051 million vs. 2.965 million). Will add viewership via time-shifting and VOD -- last season, "HGN" grew by +13% in 18-49 (1.02 to 1.15) and +364,000 viewers overall (3.8 million to 4.2 million) going from L+SD to L+7.. Upscale: "HGN" is delivering a strong upscale audience so far this season, indexing at a 116 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes (with 100 representing an average concentration of those homes).

In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday Night In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.7/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 1.0/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore.

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 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.



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