‘The Bachelor,’ ‘The Good Doctor’ Wrap On Season Highs

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Part 1 of ABC’s protocol busting/fence hopping The Bachelor (2.2, 8.00M) season finale topped in the demo Monday with a season high and bested ’18’s finale in total viewers.
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Ratings: Part 1 of Colton’s ‘Bachelor’ Season Finale Tops Monday Demo

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“The Bachelor” Colton Underwood did a lot of crying Monday night, but ABC isn’t weeping this morning.

Part 1 of the hit dating competition’s latest season finale was steady with last year’s comparable episode in the key demo’s ratings, and the hours even ticked up a bit in overall audience size. Plus, “The Bachelor” was the highest-rated show on TV last night, beating even “The Voice” blind auditions in the main demographic.

The NBC singing competition was primetime’s most-watched show, however.

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ABC was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 7.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Bachelor” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. posted a 2.2/10 and 8 million viewers. The “Good Doctor” season finale at 10 put up a 1.4/6 and 7.8 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.6/7 and first in viewers with 8.7 million. “The Voice” from 8 to 10 put up a 2.0/9 and 10.4 million viewers. “The Enemy Within” at 10 had a 1.0/4 and 5.2 million viewers.

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CBS and Fox tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.7/3. CBS was third in total viewers with 5.4 million, Fox was fourth with 3.1 million.

For CBS, “The Neighborhood” at 8 got a 1.0/5 and 6.5 million viewers. At 8:30, “Man With a Plan” had a 0.7/3 and 5.3 million viewers. “Magnum P.I.” at 9 received a 0.7/3 and 5.9 million viewers. A rerun followed.

“The Passage” season finale was the only show airing on Fox’s primetime schedule, averaging the network’s above Nielsen numbers over the course of two hours.

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Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/3 and in viewers with 1.8 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 913,000. “Arrow” at 8 had a 0.3/1 and 1.1 million viewers. At 9, “Black Lightning” got a 0.2/1 and 750,000 viewers.

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Ratings: NBC’s Post-‘Voice’ Debut of ‘The Enemy Within’ Beats ABC’s ‘The Good Doctor’

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NBC’s “The Voice” returned for its sixteenth season Monday night with a premiere that was up 24 percent among adults 18-49 versus the prior cycle’s finale and slightly ahead of that season’s debut, leading its home network to a win in both that key demo and total viewers for the evening, according to preliminary data from Nielsen.

But the competitive singing series — now featuring new coach John Legend — wasn’t the only show to prevail for NBC during primetime. The debut of new Jennifer Carpenter-led thriller “The Enemy Within,” which premiered right after “The Voice,” managed to beat ABC’s “The Good Doctor” in its 10 p.m. time slot, putting up a higher ratings in the 18-49 range and bringing in more overall sets of eyeballs.

From 8-10 p.m., the two-hour Season 16 launch of “The Voice” scored a 2.1 rating and 10.8 million total viewers.

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Last February, with huge momentum immediately following three weeks of the high-rated Winter Olympics, “The Voice” Season 14 premiered to a big 2.8 rating and 12.3 million total viewers. Its most recent cycle launched in the fall to a 2.0 and 9.7 million viewers.

Over that season, “The Voice” averaged a 1.7 and 9.3 million viewers. Its December finale received a 1.7 and 9.9 million viewers.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.8 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. Following “The Voice” season premiere — which got the previously noted rating and viewer tally, plus a 9 share — the series debut of “The Enemy Within” at 10 p.m. landed a 1.2/5 and 5.8 million viewers.

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ABC was second in ratings with a 1.6/7 and in viewers with 6.6 million. From 8-10, “The Bachelor” posted a 1.8/8 and 6.7 million viewers. “The Good Doctor” at 10 received a 1.1/5 and 6.3 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.9/4 and in viewers with 6.5 million. At 8, “The Neighborhood” earned a 1.2/5 and 7.1 million viewers. At 8:30, “Man With a Plan” put up a 1.0/4 and 6 million viewers. At 9, “Magnum P.I.” managed a 0.9/4 and 6.3 million viewers. At 10, “Bull” settled for a 0.8/4 and 6.7 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in viewers with 3.1 million.

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Univision and Telemundo died for fifth in ratings, each with a 0.4/2. Univision was fifth in viewers with 1.4 million and Telemundo came in sixth with 1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/1 and in viewers with 538,000.

More to come…

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‘AGT: Champions’ Finale Finishes On High; ‘Bachelor’ & ‘Good Doctor’ Fuel ABC Demo Win

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Ratings: NBC Beats Back ABC as ‘The Good Doctor’ Airs a Rerun

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Last Monday, ABC edged NBC among adults 18-49, as “The Bachelor” and “The Good Doctor” outdueled “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” and “Manifest.” With “Good Doctor” going to a rerun this week, that 1-2 ranking didn’t repeat.

Instead, NBC finished first outright in Monday’s primetime.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” scored a 1.8/7 and and 10.4 million viewers. “Manifest” at 10 landed a 1.1/5 and 6 million viewers, rising 22 percent in the key demo and 16 percent in total viewers over last week.

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ABC was second in ratings with a 1.4/6 and third in viewers with 5.365 million. At 8, “The Bachelor” posted a 1.8/8 and 6.2 million viewers. The reality dating show was followed by that “Good Doctor” encore we mentioned before.

Fox was third in ratings with 1.0/4 and fourth in viewers with 4.5 million. “The Resident” at 8 put up a 1.0/4 and 5.3 million viewers. At 9, “The Passage” received a 0.9/4 and 3.7 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/4 and second in viewers with 5.368 million. At 8, “The Neighborhood” landed a 1.9/8 and 6.7 million viewers. “Man With a Plan” at 8:30 got a 1.1/4 and 5.7 million viewers. At 9, “Big Brother: Celebrity Edition” managed a 0.8/3 and 3.6 million viewers. At 10, “Bull” closed primetime with a 0.7/3 and 6.2 million viewers.

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Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.6 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.082 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1.028 million. At 8, “Arrow” had a 0.3/1 and 1.1 million viewers. At 9, “Black Lightening” received that same rating and share, but fell to 958,000 viewers.

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‘A Million Little Things,’ ‘The Good Doctor’ and ‘Shark Tank’ Renewed by ABC

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ABC has renewed “A Million Little Things” for a second season, “The Good Doctor” for a third and “Shark Tank” for an 11th run, the network announced Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour.

Below are the particulars of each series and their respective coming runs. The rest of this post is all in ABC’s own words.

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“A Million Little Things” – Season 2
They say friendship isn’t one big thing, it’s a million little things; and that’s true for a group of friends from Boston who bonded under unexpected circumstances. Some have achieved success, others are struggling in their careers and relationships, but all of them feel stuck in life. After one of them dies unexpectedly, it’s just the wake-up call the others need to finally start living. Along the way, they discover that friends may be the one thing to save them from themselves.

“A Million Little Things” stars David Giuntoli as Eddie Saville, Ron Livingston as Jon Dixon, Romany Malco as Rome Howard, Allison Miller as Maggie Bloom, Christina Moses as Regina Howard, Christina Ochoa as Ashley Morales, Grace Park as Katherine Kim, James Roday as Gary Mendez, Stephanie Szostak as Delilah Dixon, Lizzy Greene as Sophie Dixon and Tristan Byon as Theo Saville.

DJ Nash is creator and executive producer; Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor and James Griffiths are executive producers. “A Million Little Things” is produced by ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment.

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“The Good Doctor” – Season 3
The doctors at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital will be back with new episodes of the successful drama, produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. The series airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelman as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park and Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo.

The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim, Erin Gunn, Sebastian Lee and Seth Gordon are also executive producers.

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“Shark Tank” – Season 11
The recipient of the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, “Shark Tank” features The Sharks – tough, self-made, multimillionaire and billionaire tycoons – as they invest in America’s best businesses and products. The Sharks will give people from all walks of life the chance to chase the American dream and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires. Mark Burnett, Clay Newbill, Yun Lingner, Max Swedlow, Phil Gurin, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary are the executive producers of “Shark Tank,” which is based on the Japanese “Dragons’ Den” format, created by Nippon Television Network Corporation. The series is produced by MGM Television in association with Sony Pictures Television.

The Sharks are billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA champion Dallas Mavericks; real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran; “Queen of QVC” Lori Greiner; technology innovator Robert Herjavec; fashion and branding expert Daymond John; and venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary.

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‘The Good Doctor’, ‘A Million Little Things’ & ‘Shark Tank’ Renewed By ABC

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ABC has handed early renewals to drama series The Good Doctor and A Million Little Things and veteran unscripted series Shark Tank. The Good Doctor has been picked up for a third season, A Million Little Things for a second and Shark Tank for an 11th.

Ratings: Fox’s ‘The Passage’ Premiere Is Quite Passable

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar’s “The Passage” premiere passed the test last night — not with flying colors, but the series debuted well enough to keep Fox competitive.

Though NBC’s “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” was primetime’s No. 1 show, ABC finished first among adults 18-49 with its combination of “The Bachelor” and “The Good Doctor.”

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic but third in total viewers with an average of 5.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. A two-hour “The Bachelor” from 8 to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.6/7 and 5.6 million viewers. “The Good Doctor” at 10 posted a 1.2/6 and 6.2 million viewers.

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NBC was second in ratings with a 1.4/6 and first in viewers with 8.5 million. Also airing from 8-10, the “AGT” spinoff scored a 1.7/7 and 10 million viewers. “Manifest” at 10 managed a 0.9/4 and 5.5 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 1.2/5 and fourth in viewers with 5.4 million. “The Resident” at 8 landed a 1.1/5 and 5.5 million viewers. “The Passage” at 9 put up a 1.3/5 and 5.2 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/4 and second in viewers with 6.3 million. “The Neighborhood” at 8 had a 1.2/5 and 6.9 million viewers. At 8:30, the season finale of “Happy Together” got a 0.9/4 and 5.1 million viewers. “Magnum P.I.” at 9 received a 0.7/3 and 5.9 million viewers. “Bull” at 10 close primetime with a 0.8/3 and 7 million viewers.

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Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.4 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 721,000. “The 4th Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Extravaganza” was the only show on the network’s schedule, averaging those Nielsen numbers.

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‘The Good Doctor’: Daniel Dae Kim Joins Medical Drama in First TV Role Since ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Exit

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Daniel Dae Kim has booked his first TV role since leaving CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0,” and it’s a return to a familiar network.

Kim will join ABC’s medical drama “The Good Doctor” during its current second season in a recurring role as Dr. Jackson Han, a brash new chief of surgery at St. Bonaventure. Dr. Han’s arrival will shake things up at St. Bonaventure and specifically put Dr. Shaun Murphy’s (Freddie Highmore) career in jeopardy.

Kim is also an executive producer on the medical drama.

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Kim, along with his “Hawaii Five-0” co-star Grace Park, left the CBS procedural in 2017 after they were unhappy with contract negotiations. Since then, Kim has filmed a pair of movies — Lionsgate’s “Hellboy” reboot and the comedy “Always Be My Maybe” — that will be released this year. He recently lent his voice to the Japanese animated film “Mirai.”

ABC viewers, however, will remember Kim for his role on “Lost,” where he starred as Jin-Soo Kwon for the show’s entire six-season run.

“As a fan of our show, I’m thrilled to be doing a guest arc with such a talented, kind and hard-working cast. David and I have been looking for the right opportunity and we’ve found a character that’s both dynamic and surprising. It’s an added bonus for my character to be directed by our own Freddie Highmore, who’s proving to be as talented behind the camera as in front of it. it’s been a lot of fun already and I’m excited for the episodes to air.”

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The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios, with David Shore as writer and executive producer. Kim, Erin Gunn, David Kim, Sebastian Lee and Seth Gordon are also executive producers. “The Good Doctor” stars Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez, Hill Harper, Richard Schiff and Tamlyn Tomita.

The series returns from its holiday hiatus on Monday, Jan. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Ratings: ‘Deal or No Deal’ Holiday Special Anchors NBC’s Latest Monday Win

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“Deal or No Deal” made it back to NBC on Monday, when holiday special “Happy Howie Days” did well enough to close out a primetime win for the broadcaster.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.3 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 7.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.5/6 and 9 million viewers. At 10, “Deal or No Deal” received a 1.0/4 and 5.4 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.2/5 and in viewers with 6 million. “The Great Christmas Light Fight” from 8-10 averaged a 1.1/5 and 5.4 million viewers. At 10, “The Good Doctor” fall finale got a 1.4/6 and 7.2 million viewers.

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CBS was third in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in viewers with 5.7 million. “The Neighborhood” at 8 had a 1.1/4 and 6.5 million viewers. At 8:30, “Happy Together” got a 0.8/3 and 4.6 million viewers. After a pair of reruns, an original episode of “Bull” at 10 received a 0.7/3 and 6.5 million viewers.

Fox and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.5/2. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 2.4 million, airing all repeats. Univision was fifth with 1.5 million viewers.

The CW and Telemundo tied for sixth in ratings, both with a 0.4. CW had a 2 share, Telemundo got a 1. The CW was sixth in total viewers with 1.14 million, Telemundo was seventh with 1.10 million.

For CW, “Arrow” at 8 had a 0.4/2 and 1.4 million viewers. “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” got a 0.3/1 and 929,000 viewers.

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