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[06/11/20 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's Drama Repeats Hold Off Original Competition
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/10/20):

NBC (3.955 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) was the most-watched network on Wednesday despite its all-repeat lineup of "Chicago Med" (3.953 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1), "Chicago Fire" (4.128 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) and "Chicago PD" (3.784 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1).

FOX (1.718 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) however shared in the demo honors with a repeat "MasterChef" (1.574 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and a new "Ultimate Tag" (1.861 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1).

Next up was CBS (2.890 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with a new "Game On!" (3.583 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) alongside repeats of "SEAL Team" (2.542 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "SWAT" (2.545 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.196 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up the feature "The Wonderful World of Disney: Big Hero 6" (2.495 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) and a new "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (1.599 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, a new "The 100" (0.678 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and the returun of "Bulletproof" (0.386 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) rounded out the night on The CW (0.532 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - The 100
-16.67% - Game On!
-16.67% - Ultimate Tag

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The 100 (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))
0.00% - Ultimate Tag (vs. First Responders Live)
-37.50% - Game On! (vs. The Amazing Race 31)
-50.00% - Bulletproof (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-62.50% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Match Game)


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/12/19):

NBC (8.247 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and St. Louis Blues were the big winners on Wednesday with the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 7" (8.247 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1).

ABC (4.387 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with its game show lineup of "Press Your Luck" (4.883 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2), "Card Sharks" (4.395 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "Match Game" (3.883 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

Next up was FOX (2.436 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with a new "MasterChef" (2.758 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and the debut of "First Responders Live" (2.114 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.727 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up originals of "The Amazing Race 31" (4.616 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4) and "NCIS: The Cases They Can't Forget" (3.425 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) plus a new "SWAT" (3.139 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.866 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and a new "Jane the Virgin" (0.655 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.761 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Press Your Luck (vs. 6/11/19)
0.00% - The Amazing Race 31
0.00% - MasterChef
0.00% - NCIS: The Cases They Can't Forget
0.00% - Jane the Virgin

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+177.78% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 7 (vs. Various)
+60.00% - The Amazing Race 31 (vs. Bull (Repeat))
+38.46% - Card Sharks (vs. Modern Family/American Housewife (Repeats))
+33.33% - Match Game (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+28.57% - Press Your Luck (vs. The Goldbergs (Repeats))
0.00% - NCIS: The Cases They Can't Forget (vs. SEAL Team (Repeat))
-30.00% - MasterChef
-33.33% - Jane the Virgin (vs. The Originals)
-54.55% - First Responders Live (vs. Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back)

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," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. 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 with an encore and a 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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