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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Mon., Feb. 13) -- Fox/Fox4 stay in prime-time driver's seat

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Fox and Fox4 mostly stayed on top Monday with a prime-time lineup of 24: Legacy, APB and the 9 p.m. local news.

Paced by the 8 p.m. episode of APB, all three won their time slots in total D-FW viewers. Among advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-olds, the first hour of ABC’s The Bachelor nipped 24: Legacy before APB and Fox4’s news reclaimed first place for the rest of the night.

The second episode of APB was the top prime-time scorer in both ratings measurements with 218,133 total viewers and 83,385 in the 18-to-49 age range.

NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice bowed out with a season (and possibly series finale) that ran last at 8 p.m. among the Big Four broadcast networks with 101,795 total viewers and 22,450 in the 18-to-49 realm. But ABC’s 9 p.m. hour of Quantico was prime-time’s biggest bomb in total viewers with just 65,440. Quantico, Celebrity Apprentice and NBC’s Timeless forged a three-way tie for the smallest number of 18-to-49-year-olds.

Here are the local news derby results for the eighth weekday of the February “sweeps.”

TEGNA8 impressively overcame the skimpy Quantico lead-in to win at 10 p.m. in total viewers. But NBC5 dominated with 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming).

Fox4 swept the 6 a.m. competitions to at least temporarily halt an early morning slump. And NBC5 won in total viewers at both 5 and 6 p.m., in both cases barely outdrawing runner-up CBS11.

The firsts with 25-to-54-year-olds went to Fox4 at 5 p.m. and CBS11 at 6 p.m.

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