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[07/15/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Top Charts
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/14/20):

NBC (6.366 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was still the network to beat on Tuesday with fresh installments from "America's Got Talent" (7.568 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) and "World of Dance" (3.963 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2).

CBS (4.480 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) took home the silver with repeats of "NCIS" (5.050 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "FBI" (4.404 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (3.985 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Next up was ABC (2.601 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with its duo of "The Last Defense: Julius Jones - A Special Edition of 20/20" (2.581 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "What Would You Do?" (2.641 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.066 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up repeats of "Hell's Kitchen" (1.399 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #8) and "Prodigal Son" (0.734 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.588 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with "DC's Stargirl" (0.846 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9) and "Alice Wetterlund: My Mama Is a Human and So Am I" (0.329 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - DC's Stargirl
0.00% - What Would You Do?
-8.33% - America's Got Talent (vs. 6/30/20)
-12.50% - World of Dance (vs. 6/30/20)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - DC's Stargirl (vs. Pandora)
+14.29% - What Would You Do? (vs. Modern Family/Black-ish (Repeats))
-26.67% - America's Got Talent
-30.00% - World of Dance (vs. Bring the Funny)


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/16/19):

NBC (7.922 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was back on top last night thanks to new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (9.388 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "Bring the Funny" (4.989 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2).

ABC (2.506 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then claimed the silver with its special "The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts" (4.032 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) alongside repeats of "Modern Family" (2.350 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), "The Goldbergs" (1.722 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), another "Modern Family" (1.544 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Black-ish" (1.354 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

Next up was CBS (2.425 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with new episdoes of "Love Island" (2.333 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and "Blood & Treasure" (2.465 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) plus the special "Man on the Moon" (2.479 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.515 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) was back to repeats of "Spin the Wheel" (1.528 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "9-1-1" (1.501 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, the premiere of "Pandora" (0.736 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) and a new "The 100" (0.582 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) rounded out the night on The CW (0.659 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.14% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Blood & Treasure
0.00% - The 100
-16.67% - Bring the Funny
-16.67% - Love Island

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+27.27% - The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts (vs. The Middle (Repeats))
0.00% - The 100 (vs. The Outpost)
-16.67% - Love Island (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
-23.08% - Bring the Funny (vs. World of Dance)
-25.00% - Man on the Moon (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-28.57% - America's Got Talent
-40.00% - Blood & Treasure (vs. Bull (Repeat))
-50.00% - Pandora (vs. The 100)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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