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[01/15/20 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Jeopardy!" Finale Tops Viewers, Demos
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 (1/14/20):

NBC (5.278 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) pulled in front among adults 18-49 on Tuesday thanks to a new "Ellen's Game of Games" (4.233 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and the return of "This Is Us" (6.635 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "New Amsterdam" (4.967 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

ABC (6.229 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) was a close second with the finale to "Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" (13.511 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) followed by new episodes of "Mixed-ish" (3.662 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), "Black-ish" (2.430 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "Emergence" (2.129 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14).

Next up was CBS (8.356 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and originals from "NCIS" (10.002 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "FBI" (8.582 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (6.485 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.021 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Resident" (3.923 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" (2.119 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, The CW (1.377 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the night with its crossover conclusions from "Arrow" (1.392 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.361 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Arrow (vs. 12/3/19)
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - Ellen's Game of Games
0.00% - FBI: Most Wanted
0.00% - New Amsterdam (vs. 11/19/19)
0.00% - The Resident
-6.67% - This Is Us (vs. 11/19/19)
-11.11% - FBI
-14.29% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back
-20.83% - Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time
-36.36% - Mixed-ish
-37.50% - Black-ish
-40.00% - Emergence

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.95% - Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time (vs. The Conners/The Kids Are Alright)
+25.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Roswell, New Mexico)
+20.00% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (vs. The Gifted)
0.00% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
0.00% - The Resident (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-12.50% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-16.67% - Arrow (vs. The Flash)
-20.00% - FBI
-23.08% - NCIS
-27.27% - New Amsterdam
-28.57% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
-30.00% - This Is Us
-41.18% - Ellen's Game of Games
-57.14% - Emergence (vs. The Rookie)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/15/19):

NBC (6.573 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday with originals from "Ellen's Game of Games" (6.347 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), "This Is Us" (7.697 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (5.674 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

CBS (9.564 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was the silver draw with its trio of "NCIS" (12.104 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3), "FBI" (9.331 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.258 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Next up was ABC (4.083 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its lineup of "The Conners" (6.647 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3), "The Kids Are Alright" (4.262 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Black-ish" (3.334 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Splitting Up Together" (2.643 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "The Rookie" (3.807 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.442 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Lethal Weapon" (3.200 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "The Gifted" (1.684 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14).

And finally, the return of "The Flash" (1.676 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13) and the debut of "Roswell, New Mexico" (1.544 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15) rounded out the night on The CW (1.610 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Rookie
+14.29% - Black-ish
+13.33% - Ellen's Game of Games
+10.00% - New Amsterdam
+8.33% - NCIS
0.00% - This Is Us (vs. 11/27/18)
0.00% - FBI (vs. 12/11/18)
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 12/11/18)
0.00% - Lethal Weapon
0.00% - Splitting Up Together
0.00% - The Flash (vs. 12/9/18)
-7.14% - The Conners
-16.67% - The Gifted
-20.00% - The Kids Are Alright

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - NCIS (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
+16.67% - The Rookie (vs. Kevin (Probably) Saves the World)
+14.29% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. Bull (Repeat))
+11.11% - FBI (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-7.14% - The Conners (vs. The Middle)
-12.50% - Splitting Up Together (vs. Modern Family (Repeat))
-20.00% - Black-ish
-20.00% - This Is Us
-20.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-22.73% - Ellen's Game of Games
-25.00% - The Flash
-26.67% - New Amsterdam (vs. Chicago Med)
-41.18% - The Gifted (vs. LA to Vegas/The Mick)
-41.67% - Lethal Weapon
-50.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Black Lightning)

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," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.9/8; 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," 0.5/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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