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[07/04/18 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Repeat Race with "America's Got Talent"
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/3/18):

NBC (5.468 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the top draw on a pre-holiday Tuesday with repeats of "America's Got Talent" (6.240 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) and "World of Dance" (3.926 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2).

CBS (5.229 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then took home the silver with its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (5.727 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Bull" (4.968 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.994 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

Next up was ABC (1.898 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its mix of "The Middle" (2.651 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), another "The Middle" (2.120 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7), "Black-ish" (1.596 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), another "Black-ish" (1.379 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and a new "The Last Defense" (1.820 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.478 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) also opted for repeats of "Beat Shazam" (1.518 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Love Connection" (1.439 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.292 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the evening with the special "Strokes of Genius" (0.292 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Last Defense

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Last Defense (vs. American Housewife/The Middle (Repeats))
-50.00% - Strokes of Genius (vs. The Flash/Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Repeats))

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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· 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," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/4/17):

NBC (5.980 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the holiday champ on Tuesday with its telecast of "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (6.436 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and an encore of "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (5.068 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2).

CBS (4.911 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) then was the silver draw with repeats of "NCIS" (5.086 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "Bull" (4.704 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.945 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3).

Next up was ABC (1.869 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and its second run mix of "The Middle" (2.444 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "Fresh Off the Boat" (1.690 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "Black-ish" (1.674 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), another "Black-ish" (1.801 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "American Housewife" (1.754 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and another "The Middle" (1.851 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.318 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) likewise opted for repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (1.563 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12), "The Mick" (1.189 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (0.955 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (0.585 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.1, #17), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.656 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.651 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.619 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-50.00% - Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (vs. America's Got Talent)

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," 2.0/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/3 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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