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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Mon., Oct. 10) -- NBC gets the biggest bangs (save for Big Bang)

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CBS’ Monday night leadoff hitter, The Big Bang Theory, had the biggest audience hauls in prime-time before NBC for the most part took over in the Big Four broadcast network competitions.

Big Bang drew 349,013 D-FW viewers and 112,249 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic to beat the first half-hour of NBC’s The Voice in both ratings measurements.

The Voice then took over from 7:30 to 9 p.m. with overall averages of 312,657 total viewers and 105,834 in the 18-to-49 realm.

At 9 p.m., CBS’ Scorpion edged NBC’s new Timeless in total viewers by a score of 189,049 to 159,964. But Timeless won among 18-to-49-year-olds while Fox4’s local newscast slid into second place ahead of Scorpion.

ABC’s 9 p.m. newbie, Conviction, again ran last in its time slot in both ratings measurements.

In the cable universe, ESPN’s Monday Night Football also is slumping, although the matchup between two teams with 1-3 records -- Tampa Bay and Carolina -- was less than compelling. The game averaged just 210,862 total viewers and 102,627 in the 18-to-49 age range. The losing Panthers, who went to the Super Bowl earlier this year, also were without marquee QB Cam Newton.

Here are Monday’s local news derby results.

CBS11 had the most total viewers at 10 p.m. while NBC5 comfortably won among 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming).

NBC5 uncommonly won at 6 a.m. in both ratings measurements and TEGNA8 likewise was a rare double-winner at 6 p.m.

Fox4 and NBC5 tied for the most total viewers at 5 p.m., but the Peacock won outright with 25-to-54-year-olds.

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