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Television anyone? April 12, 2017

Tonight’s Premieres:

A&E: Storage Wars at 9p

DIY: Stone House Revival at 9p

Pop: Hollywood Darlings at 8p and Return of the Mac at 8:30p

Reelz:  Exposed with Deborah Norville at 9p, National Enquirer Investigates at 10p

Science: NASA’s Unexplained Files at 9p

TLC: My 600-LB Life: Where Are They Now? at 8p

 

Tonight’s Finale:

TNT: Major Crimes at 9p

 

IN THE NEWS

CBS will present a new The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special, featuring new Carpool Karaoke, Toddlerography and James Corden’s favorite moments from The Late Late Show on Monday, May 22 at 10p. Featured guests will be announced closer to air. It’s the second primetime Karaoke special for Corden and CBS.

 

Mario Lopez and Sheryl Underwood will host of the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards set for Sunday, April 30 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Lopez is in his ninth year hosting entertainment news series Extra; Underwood is a host of CBS’ The Talk.

 

CBS Sports, FOX Sports, Intersport, Lagardere, LPGA, Monster, Miami Dolphins, NASCAR, NBA, NBC Sports, NextVR Showtime, Turner, Univision, WWE are just a few of the companies that will be in the room tomorrow morning for the 6th annual Cynopsis Sports Awards.

 

Canadian entrepreneur and venture capitalist Arlene Dickinson will return to CBC’s Dragons’ Den for season 12, which begins shooting this month in Toronto.

 

New & Returning Series

Starz will unleash the anticipated The White Princess this Sunday, April 16 at 8p. The follow-up to its miniseries The White Queen returns to Tudor England during one of the most tumultuous times in British history.

 

The first four seasons of Jane Lynch-hosted game show Hollywood Game Night are headed to GSN, beginning with a five-night event launching Monday, April 17. The show will then move into its regular Tuesdays at 9p and 10p timeslots beginning April 25.

 

Synergized: CBS News will launch 48 Hours: NCIS, a six-part series that offers deep access to some of the biggest cases handled by the real-life Naval Criminal Investigative Service, on Tuesday, April 25 at 10p. Narrated by Rocky Carroll, star of CBS’ NCIS, the series will explore the kinds of cases that have inspired CBS Entertainment’s NCIS franchise.

 

TLC will debut the new season of Little People, Big World on Tuesday, May 2 at 10p. This season, the Johnston family has its fair share of ups and downs giving viewers a glimpse into their daily lives from medical issues to birthday plans.

 

Season 2 of Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry returns to E! on Wednesday, May 17 at 8p with more readings for celebrities looking for advice, connection and closure.

 

Acorn TV acquired BBC One comedy Decline and Fall, starring Jack Whitehall, David Suchet (Poirot) and Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) and will air the three-part miniseries on Monday, May 15.

 

Bravo Media is heading to Nashville for new series Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design and Conquer featuring family members Tish and Brandi Cyrus and premiering Thursday, May 25 at 10p. The mother-daughter design duo will make-over luxurious homes in need of a face lift, with special appearances by other members of the fam including Billy Ray, Miley, Noah, Trace and Braison.

 

USA Network set August 2 at 10p as the premiere date for new Jessica Biel-fronted drama The Sinner. The net will bow Big Star Little Star, which pairs celebrities with their kids as they playfully test their knowledge of one another, on Wednesday, May 31 at 9p.

 

Also coming up on the summer schedule from USA: season 2 of drug-queenpin Queen of the South premieres Thursday, June 8 at 10p; best-friends-as-parents drama Playing House returns for season 3 on Friday, June 23 at 11p; season 7 of legal drama Suits arrives at Wednesday, July 12 at 9p, with its 100th episode airing August 30; and the sophomore season of military-sniper drama Shooter debuts Tuesday, July 18 at 10p.

 

In syndication news of the week, Judge Judy delivered a sharp increase and the highest ratings of all syndicated strips despite being in repeats all week. Hot Bench grew 5% to 2.3 and ranked as third-highest daytime show, behind Judy and Dr. Phil. Phil topped talk for milestone 30th consecutive week, despite being partially in reruns. Additionally, Live with Kelly (2.2, steady)  on hiatus and airing only taped and repackaged shows  topped its closest rival Ellen (1.9, down 10%) for a seventh straight week.

 

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 3/27/17 ranked in order by HH Rtg

Judge Judy (CTD) 6.7AA

Family Feud (2/T) 6.4AA

Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.3AA

Jeopardy (CTD) 6.1AA

The Big Bang Theory (WB) 5.2AA

Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 3.1AA

Dr. Phil (CTD) 3.1 AA

Modern Family (2/T) 2.9AA

Inside Edition (CTD) 2.9AA

Two And A Half Men (WB) 2.5AA

Source: Nielsen Media Research

 

Top 10 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 3/27/17 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg

The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.5AA

Family Feud (2/T) 2.2AA

Modern Family (2/T) 1.9AA

Judge Judy (CTD) 1.8AA

Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.4AA

Jeopardy (CTD) 1.3AA

Family Guy (2/T) 1.1AA

Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 1.0AA

Dr. Phil (AT) 0.9AA

Two And A Half Men (WB) 0.9AA

 

Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 3, 2017

CBS: The Late Show 3.16 million total viewers, 0.51/3 A18-49

NBC: The Tonight Show 2.26 million total viewers, 0.68/4 A18-49

ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 2.24 million total viewers, 0.40/2 A18-49

 

Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 3, 2017

ABC Good Morning America 4.37 million total viewers, 1.2/10 and 1.42 million A25-54

NBC Today 4.08 million total viewers, 1.3/11 and 1.54 million A25-54

CBS This Morning 3.73 million total viewers, 0.9/8 and 1.05 million A25-54

 

Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 3, 2017

ABC World News Tonight 7.93 million total viewers, 1.4/6 and 1.69 million A25-54

NBC Nightly News 7.91 million total viewers, 1.5/7 and 1.76 million A25-54

CBS Evening News 6.25 million total viewers, 1.1/5 and 1.37 million A25-54

 

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among Total Viewers for the week of March 20, 2017

Primetime (000)/Total Prog. Day (000)

TBSC 3337/FOXN 1543

FOXN 2057/NICK 1268

USA 1823/MSNB 1019

MSNB 1809/TBSC 1005

HGTV 1771/CNN 960

AMC 1761/HGTV 919

DISC 1312/ADSM* 834

HIST 1303/DSNY 805

TNT 1280/ID 789

CNN 1241/NAN* 773

Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe of 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performances.

 

Top Ten Basic Cable Network Live+7 Performance among A18-49 for the week of March 20, 2017

Primetime (000), Total Prog. Day (000)

TBSC 1382/ADSM* 350

AMC 834/TBSC 446

USA 704/NAN* 392

DISC 557/NICK 377

ADSM 552/USA 291

HGTV 518/ID 283

TNT 512/HGTV 280

VH1 488/TNT 267

MTV 479/AMC 255

AEN 452/CNN 242

Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

 

Top-Rated Cable Shows among A18-49 for the week of March 20, 2017 (000)

The Walking Dead (AMC) 9007

Into The Badlands (HBO) 2625

Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (VH1) 2566

Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo) 2034

Teen Mom II (MTV) 1982

Teen Mom II (MTV) 1845

Street Outlaws (DISC) 1788

Talking Dead (AMC) 1725?

WWE Entertainment (USA) 1724

WWE Entertainment (USA) 1721

Source: Turner Research from The Nielsen Company data. All ratings based on Total US Television Universe 116,400,000 homes. * + Network broadcasts less than 51% of minutes in a 24 hour day. Notes: Data based on most currently available Nielsen Data stream; Preliminary: Live+7. Primetime is Mon-Sat 8p-11p and Sun 7p-11p. Total day is Mon-Sun 6a-6a for household and demographic performance.

 

Live + Same Day Household Ratings: Monday, April 10, 2017 time period averages.

Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD

CBS: 3.5/6

Kevin Can Wait 3.8/7, Man With A Plan 3.4/6, Superior Donuts 3.2/5, 2 Broke Girls 3.0/5, Scorpion 4.1/8

NBC: 4.5/8

The Voice 6.1/11, Taken 2.8/5

ABC: 4.4/8

Dancing With the Stars 6.8/12, Quantico 1.8/3

FOX: 1.9/3

24: Legacy 2.0/4, APB 1.8/3

UNIVISION: 1.0/2

Rosa De Guadelupe 0.9/2, Vino El Amor 1.1/2, La Piloto 0.9/2

TELE: 0.8/1

La Dona 0.8/1, La Dona 0.9/2, El Capo 0.8/1

CW: 0.6/1

Supergirl 0.6/1, Penn & Teller 0.5/1

 

Monday A19-49 Analysis: CBS 1/4, NBC 1.5/5, ABC 1/4, FOX 0.7/3, TELE 0.6/2, UNI 0.6/2, CW 0.2/1

 

IN MEMORIAM

Actor Peter Hansen died April 9. He was 95. In addition to stage, film and prime time TV roles, Hansen appeared on General Hospital on and off from 1965 to 2004.

 

This Day in History: 1992 – Disneyland Paris opened in Marne-La-Vallee, France.

 

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