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[01/23/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Remains on Top with "This Is Us"
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 (1/22/19):

NBC (7.137 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was still the network to beat on Tuesday with new episodes from "Ellen's Game of Games" (7.488 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2), "This Is Us" (8.116 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (5.807 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5).

CBS (6.318 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with night two of "Celebrity Big Brother" (4.921 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) followed by new episodes of "FBI" (7.374 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.659 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Next up was ABC (4.318 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with the season finale of "The Conners" (7.731 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) alongside new episodes of "The Kids Are Alright" (4.537 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6), "Black-ish" (3.363 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Splitting Up Together" (2.629 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "The Rookie" (3.825 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.227 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) opted for a repeat "Lethal Weapon" (2.646 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T13) and a new "The Gifted" (1.807 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T13).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Flash" (1.863 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "Roswell, New Mexico" (1.226 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15) rounded out the night on The CW (1.544 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - The Conners
+12.50% - The Kids Are Alright
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
0.00% - Black-ish
0.00% - The Rookie
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - The Gifted
0.00% - Roswell, New Mexico
-5.00% - This Is Us
-5.88% - Ellen's Game of Games
-9.09% - New Amsterdam
-14.29% - Splitting Up Together
-20.00% - FBI

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+87.50% - The Conners (vs. The Middle (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. Fresh Off the Boat (Repeat))
+16.67% - The Rookie (vs. Match Game (Repeat))
+14.29% - Black-ish (vs. Black-ish (Repeat))
-11.11% - Ellen's Game of Games
-14.29% - The Flash
-14.29% - Splitting Up Together (vs. Modern Family (Repeat))
-20.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
-20.00% - Celebrity Big Brother (vs. NCIS)
-23.08% - New Amsterdam (vs. Chicago Med)
-24.00% - This Is Us
-33.33% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Black Lightning)
-37.50% - The Gifted (vs. LA to Vegas/The Mick)
-42.86% - FBI (vs. Bull)

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," 1.8/5.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 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 with an encore and a 0.1/1 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 (1/23/18):

NBC (7.908 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was the top adults 18-49 draw on Tuesday with originals from "Ellen's Game of Games" (7.522 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2), "This Is Us" (9.329 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Chicago Med" (6.872 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5).

The silver then went to CBS (11.338 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) with new episodes from "NCIS" (13.757 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Bull" (11.058 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.198 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7).

Next up was FOX (3.426 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with fresh installments of "Lethal Weapon" (4.568 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6), "LA to Vegas" (2.644 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8) and "The Mick" (1.927 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.692 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) opted for repeats of "The Middle" (4.029 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9), "Fresh Off the Boat" (2.706 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "Black-ish" (2.661 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10), "Modern Family" (2.442 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "Match Game" (2.158 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

And finally, a new "The Flash" (2.072 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and week two of "Black Lightning" (1.942 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14) rounded out the night on The CW (2.007 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Bull (vs. 1/9/18)
0.00% - This Is Us
0.00% - NCIS (vs. 1/9/18)
0.00% - Lethal Weapon
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 1/9/18)
0.00% - LA to Vegas
-12.50% - The Flash
-12.50% - The Mick
-13.33% - Chicago Med
-18.18% - Ellen's Game of Games
-25.00% - Black Lightning

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+26.32% - Lethal Weapon (vs. New Girl/The Mick)
+12.50% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. The Wall)
+7.69% - Bull
0.00% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-9.09% - NCIS: New Orleans
-10.00% - LA to Vegas (vs. Bones)
-10.71% - This Is Us
-21.05% - NCIS
-22.22% - The Flash
-23.53% - Chicago Med (vs. Chicago Fire)
-30.00% - The Mick (vs. Bones)

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," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

· 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 0.3/2 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," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore 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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