or


[12/02/20 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Tops Demos for ABC
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/1/20):

ABC (4.115 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) held onto the top demo spot with its duo of "The Bachelorette" (4.140 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and "Big Sky" (4.064 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

CBS (3.908 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) claimed the silver with its mix of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (5.664 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), a new "Let's Make a Deal Primetime" (3.400 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and a repeat "FBI: Most Wanted" (2.659 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #8).

Next up was NBC (4.483 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and a new "The Voice" (6.975 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) alongside a repeat "Weakest Link" (3.448 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and a new "Transplant" (3.026 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.189 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) offered up its lineup of "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" (1.246 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9) and "Next" (1.132 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.549 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with "Swamp Thing" (0.634 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) and "Tell Me a Story" (0.463 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Big Sky
0.00% - Transplant
0.00% - Next
0.00% - Swamp Thing (vs. 11/17/20)
0.00% - Tell Me a Story (vs. 11/17/20)
-22.22% - The Voice
-33.33% - Cosmos: Possible Worlds
-37.50% - Let's Make a Deal Primetime

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - The Bachelorette (vs. Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special/CMA Country Christmas)
0.00% - Big Sky (vs. CMA Country Christmas)
-16.67% - Let's Make a Deal Primetime (vs. FBI (Repeat))
-20.00% - Transplant (vs. Making It)
-30.00% - The Voice (vs. How the Grinch Stole Christmas/How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming (Repeats))
-66.67% - Tell Me a Story (vs. Arrow)
-71.43% - Next (vs. Empire)
-75.00% - Cosmos: Possible Worlds (vs. The Resident)
-80.00% - Swamp Thing (vs. The Flash)


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/3/19):

NBC (4.546 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on a competitive Tuesday with its mix of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (5.300 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1), "How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming" (3.873 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3), "The Voice" (6.390 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and "Making It" (2.660 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

ABC (5.485 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) then was a close second with its duo of "Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special" (6.292 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "CMA Country Christmas" (5.082 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

FOX (3.396 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) shared the silver with fresh installments of "The Resident" (4.237 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "Empire" (2.554 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.712 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) opted for repeats of "NCIS" (7.110 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "FBI" (5.561 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.464 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

And finally, The CW (1.082 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the night with a new "The Flash" (1.334 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and the fall finale of "Arrow" (0.831 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Resident
+25.00% - The Flash
+16.67% - Empire
0.00% - Arrow
-9.09% - The Voice

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - The Resident (vs. The Gifted)
0.00% - Empire (vs. Lethal Weapon)
0.00% - Arrow (vs. Black Lightning)
0.00% - The Voice (vs. A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special)
0.00% - CMA Country Christmas (vs. Various)
-23.81% - Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special (vs. The Conners/The Kids Are Alright)
-28.57% - The Flash
-35.71% - How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming (vs. The Voice)
-50.00% - Making It (vs. A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [january 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/27/21 - 09:05 AM]
A Record 82 Million Households Around the World Chose to Watch "Bridgerton" in Its First 28 Days
Jinny Howe (VP, Original Series at Netflix) details the show's latest metrics.

[01/27/21 - 09:05 AM]
"A Teacher" Gets High Marks - 10-Episode Limited Series Becomes FX's Most-Watched Show on Hulu
All 10 episodes are available for viewing on the FX on Hulu hub.

[01/27/21 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Charts in Viewers, Demos
The network's flagship entry "NCIS" leads the night in both categories.

[01/26/21 - 11:36 AM]
NFC Championship on FOX Draws Best Viewership Since 2017 with Peak Audience of 53 Million
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 24.

[01/26/21 - 09:00 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with "The Bachelor"
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[01/25/21 - 11:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: AFC Championship Delivers Big for CBS
The Eye's primetime coverage dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/24/21 - 09:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "48 Hours" Tops All-Repeat Competition
CBS leads the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC.

[01/23/21 - 09:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Top Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"Shark Tank" and "Blue Bloods" lead the night in said categories.

[01/22/21 - 12:37 PM]
"Walker" Rides Off with The CW's Most Watched Series Premiere in 5 Years
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/22/21 - 09:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Game Shows Hold Off Competition
The Alphabet continues to lead the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/21/21 - 08:01 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Inauguration Day
The network leads the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with ABC and FOX.

[01/21/21 - 07:00 AM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key Measures for Third Consecutive Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 11.

[01/20/21 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49 with its drama lineup.

[01/19/21 - 08:54 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Returns on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among total viewers, shares the demo crown with ABC.

[01/19/21 - 01:31 AM]
French Netflix Original Series "Lupin" Projected to Be Seen by 70 Million Members Within First 28 Days
Series star Omar Sy broke the news on social media this morning.