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[07/03/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Honors
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 (7/2/19):

NBC (5.706 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was still the network to beat on Tuesday with "America's Got Talent: Best of Auditions" (6.735 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and the Wednesday-bound "Songland" (3.647 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

CBS (3.802 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then took home the silver with its mix of "Big Brother 21" (4.463 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1), a repeat "NCIS" (3.520 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "Blood & Treasure" (3.423 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Next up was FOX (1.823 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with encores of "Spin the Wheel" (1.941 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) and "9-1-1" (1.704 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, ABC (1.834 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up repeats of "The Conners" (2.813 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "American Housewife" (1.798 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), "Modern Family" (1.738 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), "The Goldbergs" (1.545 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), another "Modern Family" (1.554 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "Black-ish" (1.558 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

And finally, second runs of "The Flash" (0.963 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) and "The 100" (0.683 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.823 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Blood & Treasure
-16.67% - Big Brother 21
-22.22% - Songland

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Big Brother 21 (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
-12.50% - Songland (vs. World of Dance (Repeat))
-20.00% - Blood & Treasure (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (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," 1.5/4 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," 0.3/2 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 0.9/3 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 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 0.1/2 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 (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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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