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[11/14/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Demo Reign
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 (11/13/18):

NBC (7.769 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the top adults 18-49 draw on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (8.796 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2), "This Is Us" (8.458 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (6.053 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5).

CBS (9.662 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then took home the silver with its dramas "NCIS" (12.328 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), "FBI" (9.124 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.535 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9).

Next up was ABC (4.413 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and originals from "The Conners" (6.901 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "The Kids Are Alright" (4.696 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "Black-ish" (4.060 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "Splitting Up Together" (2.892 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "The Rookie" (3.964 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.371 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up fresh installments of "The Gifted" (1.967 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Lethal Weapon" (2.775 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12).

And finally, The CW (1.325 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the evening with new episodes of "The Flash" (1.712 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Black Lightning" (0.938 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - FBI (vs. 10/30/18)
+7.69% - NCIS (vs. 10/30/18)
0.00% - The Voice (vs. 10/30/18)
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 10/30/18)
0.00% - The Flash (vs. 10/30/18)
0.00% - Black Lightning (vs. 10/30/18)
-4.76% - This Is Us (vs. 10/30/18)
-9.09% - Black-ish (vs. 10/30/18)
-12.50% - The Rookie (vs. 10/30/18)
-14.29% - Lethal Weapon
-14.29% - The Gifted
-15.38% - New Amsterdam (vs. 10/30/18)
-16.67% - The Conners (vs. 10/30/18)
-22.22% - Splitting Up Together (vs. 10/30/18)
-23.08% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. 10/30/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Rookie (vs. Kevin (Probably) Saves the World)
+15.38% - The Conners (vs. The Middle)
+10.00% - New Amsterdam (vs. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders)
0.00% - Splitting Up Together (vs. The Mayor)
0.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-6.67% - NCIS
-7.69% - Lethal Weapon (vs. The Mick/Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
-8.33% - FBI (vs. Bull)
-9.09% - Black-ish
-18.18% - NCIS: New Orleans
-20.00% - The Voice
-23.08% - This Is Us
-33.33% - The Flash
-40.00% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-40.00% - The Gifted (vs. Lethal Weapon)

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· 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," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/4 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," 0.4/4 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 and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/14/17):

NBC (8.018 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (9.893 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "This Is Us" (9.925 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and the finale to "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" (4.238 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

The silver then went to CBS (11.015 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and its mainstays "NCIS" (12.944 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Bull" (10.387 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.715 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

Next up was ABC (3.514 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "The Middle" (5.644 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.842 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "Black-ish" (3.899 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "The Mayor" (2.510 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" (2.595 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.886 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Lethal Weapon" (3.894 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "The Mick" (2.113 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.645 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

And finally, originals from "The Flash" (2.396 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.550 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) rounded out the night over on The CW (1.973 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
+10.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
+5.26% - The Voice
+4.00% - This Is Us
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - The Middle
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - Black-ish
0.00% - Lethal Weapon
0.00% - Fresh Off the Boat
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - The Mick
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-12.50% - The Mayor
-14.29% - Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. No Tomorrow)
+16.67% - The Mick (vs. Scream Queens)
+11.11% - Lethal Weapon (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine/New Girl)
0.00% - This Is Us
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Scream Queens)
-4.76% - The Voice
-8.33% - NCIS: New Orleans
-11.76% - NCIS
-15.38% - Black-ish (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-18.75% - The Middle
-20.00% - Bull
-25.00% - The Flash
-33.33% - Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (vs. Chicago Fire)
-36.36% - The Mayor (vs. The Real O'Neals)
-37.50% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. American Housewife)
-62.50% - Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (vs. David Blaine: Beyond Magic)

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," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/3.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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