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[06/20/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Cruise to Victory
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/19/18):

NBC (9.876 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) cruised to victory on Tuesday with originals from "America's Got Talent" (11.652 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "World of Dance" (6.323 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

A distant second then went to FOX (2.070 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) with fresh installments from "Beat Shazam" (2.282 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and "Love Connection" (1.858 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Next up was CBS (4.858 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its trio of "NCIS" (5.712 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Bull" (4.887 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and a new "48 Hours: NCIS" (3.975 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.432 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up repeats of "The Middle" (3.082 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), another "The Middle" (2.565 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Black-ish" (1.933 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), another "Black-ish" (2.018 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and a new "The Last Defense" (2.496 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.763 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) and a new "The 100" (0.897 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.830 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
0.00% - The Last Defense
0.00% - Love Connection
0.00% - The 100 (vs. 6/5/18)
-4.55% - America's Got Talent
-6.67% - World of Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+66.67% - Love Connection (vs. The Mick/Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Repeats))
+11.11% - The Last Defense (vs. American Housewife/Fresh Off the Boat (Repeats))
0.00% - The 100 (vs. iZombie)
-16.67% - 48 Hours: NCIS (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-19.23% - America's Got Talent
-22.22% - World of Dance

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/20/17):

NBC (10.947 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) cruised to another Tuesday victory with new episodes from "America's Got Talent" (12.548 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and "World of Dance" (7.746 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2).

CBS (5.803 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a distant second with repeats of "NCIS" (6.517 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Bull" (5.514 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.378 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Next up was ABC (2.099 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with a new "Downward Dog" (3.163 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) followed by repeats of "The Middle" (2.158 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Black-ish" (1.813 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), another "Black-ish" (1.902 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "American Housewife" (1.870 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Fresh Off the Boat" (1.690 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.336 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up second runs of "Lethal Weapon" (1.617 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), "The Mick" (1.093 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.016 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (1.084 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) alongside a new "iZombie" (1.140 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) rounded out the evening for The CW (1.112 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+4.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - iZombie
-5.26% - World of Dance
-14.29% - Downward Dog

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+63.64% - World of Dance (vs. Maya & Marty)
+13.04% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - iZombie (vs. Containment)
-25.00% - Downward Dog (vs. The Middle (Repeat))

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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