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[04/08/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dramas Top Tight Demo Race
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/7/20):

FOX (3.922 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) pulled in front among adults 18-49 on Tuesday with the season finale of "The Resident" (4.918 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and a new "Empire" (2.925 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

NBC (3.782 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) was a close second with a new "Ellen's Game of Games" (5.387 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), a repeat "New Amsterdam" (2.640 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and another "NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic" (3.319 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

ABC (3.417 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) likewise shared the silver with its mix of "The Conners" (6.226 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2), "Bless This Mess" (3.901 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Mixed-ish" (2.954 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Black-ish" (2.734 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "For Life" (2.344 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.587 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up repeats of "NCIS" (7.785 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "FBI" (6.902 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (5.075 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, The CW (0.551 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with special repeats of "Supergirl" (0.619 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) and "Batwoman" (0.484 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Empire
0.00% - The Resident (vs. 3/24/20)
0.00% - Mixed-ish (vs. 3/24/20)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. 3/24/20)
0.00% - For Life
-9.09% - The Conners (vs. 3/24/20)
-14.29% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. 3/24/20)
-14.29% - Bless This Mess (vs. 3/24/20)
-16.67% - NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - The Conners (vs. American Housewife)
+16.67% - Empire (vs. Mental Samurai)
+14.29% - The Resident (vs. MasterChef Junior)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
0.00% - For Life (vs. The Rookie)
0.00% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. The Voice)
0.00% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-14.29% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-28.57% - NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic (vs. New Amsterdam)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/9/19):

NBC (5.335 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) inched past the demo competition on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (7.197 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), "The Village" (4.177 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and "New Amsterdam" (4.631 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

CBS (8.829 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was a close second with a new "NCIS" (11.587 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), the premiere of "The Code" (8.167 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and an original "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.735 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Next up was ABC (3.174 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its lineup of "American Housewife" (3.607 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), "The Kids Are Alright" (2.907 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Black-ish" (2.853 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), the season finale of "Splitting Up Together" (2.485 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and the penultimate week of "The Rookie" (3.598 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.290 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) served up fresh installments of "MasterChef Junior" (2.663 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and "Mental Samurai" (1.917 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.599 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and a new "Roswell, New Mexico" (0.817 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) closed out the night on The CW (0.708 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - Black-ish
0.00% - MasterChef Junior
0.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. 3/26/19)
0.00% - Splitting Up Together
0.00% - Mental Samurai
0.00% - Roswell, New Mexico
-12.50% - The Village
-12.50% - American Housewife (vs. 3/26/19)
-14.29% - The Rookie
-25.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
-30.00% - New Amsterdam (vs. 3/12/19)
-33.33% - The Voice (vs. 3/5/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - NCIS (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
0.00% - The Rookie (vs. For the People)
-7.69% - The Voice (vs. The Voice: Road to the Live Shows)
-12.50% - MasterChef Junior (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-12.50% - The Village (vs. Rise)
-14.29% - Mental Samurai (vs. LA to Vegas/New Girl)
-22.22% - The Code (vs. Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute)
-33.33% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute)
-36.36% - New Amsterdam (vs. Chicago Med)
-50.00% - Black-ish
-50.00% - Splitting Up Together
-60.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Black Lightning)
-68.42% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. The Middle)
-79.41% - American Housewife (vs. Roseanne)

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," 1.6/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/8; 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," 0.4/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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," 0.9/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/5. 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 0.6/3 in metered-market households 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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