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[09/12/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Victory for NBC
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/11/18):

NBC (8.225 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday thanks to a new "America's Got Talent" (10.592 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and the special "Brooklyn 99 Presents NBC Fall 2018" (3.491 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

ABC (3.729 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home the silver with the season finale of "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.518 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) plus a new "Castaways" (2.151 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Next up was CBS (5.334 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (6.135 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Bull" (5.284 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.583 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.873 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up originals from "Beat Shazam" (2.201 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) and "Love Connection" (1.546 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #9).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.663 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and a new "The Outpost" (0.679 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) combined to round out the night on The CW (0.671 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
+5.56% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - Castaways
0.00% - Love Connection
0.00% - The Outpost (vs. 8/28/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+90.48% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Hand in Hand/Black-ish (Repeats))
+75.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. Hand in Hand)
+66.67% - Castaways (vs. Somewhere Between)
+15.15% - America's Got Talent (vs. Hand in Hand/America's Got Talent)
0.00% - The Outpost (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Repeat))
-20.00% - Love Connection (vs. The Orville (Repeat))
-63.64% - Brooklyn 99 Presents NBC Fall 2018 (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," 1.8/5; "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," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2.

· 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," 1.0/4 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 0.6/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/12/17):

NBC (9.604 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) took home top honors on Tuesday with its presentation of "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" (6.092 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) followed by a two-hour "America's Got Talent" (11.360 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1).

CBS (4.577 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" (4.082 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "NCIS" (5.178 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "Bull" (4.473 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Next up was ABC (2.640 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) and its lineup of "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" (3.951 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3), "Black-ish" (2.484 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), another "Black-ish" (2.160 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "Somewhere Between" (1.647 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.586 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" (1.594 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) alongside a rebroadcast of "The Orville" (1.579 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.252 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.768 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (1.010 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-12.00% - America's Got Talent
-25.00% - Somewhere Between

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent/Better Late Than Never)
-40.00% - Somewhere Between (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (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," 2.5/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5 with an encore; 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," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/4 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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