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[05/06/20 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos Race with "The Voice"
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/5/20):

NBC (4.569 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) held off the demo competition on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (7.147 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1), "Ellen's Game of Games" (4.169 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and a repeat "New Amsterdam" (2.391 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

CBS (6.715 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) was the number two draw with repeats of "NCIS" (7.156 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "FBI" (6.411 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) followed by the season finale of "FBI: Most Wanted" (6.577 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Next up was ABC (3.256 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) and its respective season finales of "The Conners" (6.033 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2), "Bless This Mess" (3.830 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Mixed-ish" (2.703 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Black-ish" (2.566 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) plus a new "For Life" (2.201 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.107 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) opted for a repeat "The Masked Singer" (1.949 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and another repeat "The Masked Singer" (2.264 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Flash" (1.213 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.741 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) rounded out the night on The CW (0.977 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Ellen's Game of Games
0.00% - Bless This Mess
0.00% - Mixed-ish
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-10.00% - The Conners
-14.29% - FBI: Most Wanted
-20.00% - Black-ish
-20.00% - For Life

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - The Voice (vs. The Village)
+12.50% - The Conners (vs. American Housewife)
0.00% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. Bless This Mess (Repeat))
0.00% - For Life (vs. 1969)
-11.11% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. The Voice)
-14.29% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
-16.67% - Mixed-ish (vs. Bless This Mess)
-20.00% - The Flash
-33.33% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. The 100)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/7/19):

CBS (8.969 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) was the top draw on Tuesday with its trio of "NCIS" (11.466 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1), "FBI" (8.684 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.757 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

NBC (5.039 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) then shared in the demo honors with its mix of "The Village" (3.897 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "The Voice" (6.084 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "New Amsterdam" (5.137 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

Next up was FOX (2.267 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with fresh installments from "MasterChef Junior" (2.837 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "Mental Samurai" (1.698 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.933 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up its lineup of "American Housewife" (3.964 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3), "The Kids Are Alright" (3.036 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Bless This Mess" (3.159 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), a repeat "Bless This Mess" (2.199 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "1969" (2.621 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13).

And finally, The CW (1.152 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night with new episodes of "The Flash" (1.482 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "The 100" (0.822 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - FBI
0.00% - New Amsterdam
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
0.00% - MasterChef Junior
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - 1969
0.00% - The 100
-9.09% - NCIS
-11.11% - American Housewife
-14.29% - The Village
-14.29% - Bless This Mess
-14.29% - The Kids Are Alright
-16.67% - Mental Samurai

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - The Voice (vs. Rise)
0.00% - Mental Samurai (vs. New Girl)
-12.50% - NCIS: New Orleans
-12.50% - MasterChef Junior (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-20.00% - New Amsterdam (vs. Chicago Med)
-20.00% - 1969 (vs. For the People)
-25.00% - The 100
-28.57% - The Flash
-37.50% - NCIS
-38.46% - FBI (vs. Bull)
-50.00% - The Village (vs. The Voice)
-50.00% - Bless This Mess (vs. Black-ish)
-60.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. The Middle)
-69.23% - American Housewife (vs. Roseanne)

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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3; "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 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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