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[07/08/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Repeats Hold Onto Demo Crown
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 (7/7/20):

NBC (3.715 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1) was the demo champ on a nearly all-repeat Tuesday thanks to "America's Got Talent" (4.366 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) and "World of Dance" (2.413 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

CBS (4.595 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) led among total viewers with "NCIS" (5.483 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2), "FBI" (4.635 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (3.668 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

Next up was ABC (2.489 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and its mix of "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times'" (2.540 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2), "Black-ish" (1.534 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and the return of "What Would You Do?" (2.890 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.437 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up "Hell's Kitchen" (1.519 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" (1.354 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, The CW (0.684 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with "DC's Stargirl" (0.981 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "Tom Papa: Freaked Out" (0.388 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - DC's Stargirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - DC's Stargirl (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
+33.33% - What Would You Do? (vs. Modern Family/Black-ish (Repeats))


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/9/19):

FOX (7.070 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) moved to the top demo spot on Tuesday with its primetime coverage of the "MLB All-Star Game" (7.070 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1).

NBC (8.489 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then had to settle for second with a new "America's Got Talent" (9.644 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) followed by the premiere of "Bring the Funny" (6.177 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3).

Next up was CBS (2.532 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with the debut of "Love Island" (2.682 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) alongside a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (1.767 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and a new "Blood & Treasure" (2.689 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

Meanwhile, ABC (1.859 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up repeats of "The Conners" (2.957 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "American Housewife" (2.020 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "Modern Family" (1.742 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "The Goldbergs" (1.493 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "Modern Family" (1.499 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Black-ish" (1.441 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.624 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and a new "The 100" (0.690 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.657 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The 100 (vs. 6/25/19)
-12.50% - America's Got Talent (vs. 6/25/19)
-25.00% - Blood & Treasure

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+27.66% - Love Island (vs. NCIS/Bull (Repeats))
0.00% - The 100 (vs. The Outpost)
-7.69% - Bring the Funny (vs. World of Dance)
-15.00% - MLB All-Star Game (vs. 7/17/18)
-25.00% - Blood & Treasure (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-30.00% - America's Got Talent

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," 1.6/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/5 with an encore; 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," 0.4/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore; 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," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 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," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/3 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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