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[07/22/20 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent: Best of Auditions"
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/21/20):

NBC (4.478 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) held onto the top spot on Tuesday with "America's Got Talent: Best of Auditions" (5.064 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) and a new "World of Dance" (3.307 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2).

CBS (4.255 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) took home the silver with repeats of "NCIS" (5.329 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "FBI" (4.148 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (3.290 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

Next up was ABC (2.085 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) and its lineup of "Modern Family" (2.311 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), another "Modern Family" (1.744 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6), "United We Fall" (1.908 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6), another "United We Fall" (1.885 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and a new "What Would You Do?" (2.330 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.034 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) opted for repeats of "Hell's Kitchen" (1.305 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and "Prodigal Son" (0.763 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

And finally, The CW (0.536 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with "DC's Stargirl" (0.786 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) and "Bryan Callen: Complicated Apes" (0.287 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-25.00% - What Would You Do?
-28.57% - World of Dance
-50.00% - DC's Stargirl

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - DC's Stargirl (vs. Pandora)
-33.33% - What Would You Do? (vs. Modern Family/Black-ish (Repeats))
-44.44% - World of Dance (vs. Bring the Funny)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/23/19):

NBC (8.197 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) eclipsed the competition on Tuesday with fresh installments from "America's Got Talent" (9.992 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "Bring the Funny" (4.606 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2).

ABC (1.998 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) then was a distant second with its all-repeat lineup of "The Conners" (3.034 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "American Housewife" (2.125 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "Modern Family" (1.799 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "Black-ish" (1.613 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), another "Modern Family" (1.725 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and another "Black-ish" (1.690 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Next up was CBS (2.676 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) and its trio of "Love Island" (2.249 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), a repeat "NCIS" (2.860 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Blood & Treasure" (2.918 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.063 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) served up the special "USA Champions: The Story of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup" (1.037 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and a repeat "9-1-1" (1.089 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13).

And finally, originals from "Pandora" (0.642 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) and "The 100" (0.537 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) rounded out the night on The CW (0.589 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+6.67% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Blood & Treasure
0.00% - The 100
0.00% - Pandora
-10.00% - Bring the Funny
-20.00% - Love Island

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The 100 (vs. The Outpost)
-20.00% - America's Got Talent
-20.00% - Love Island (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
-25.00% - Bring the Funny (vs. World of Dance)
-40.00% - Blood & Treasure (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-57.14% - USA Champions: The Story of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup (vs. Beat Shazam)
-66.67% - Pandora (vs. The 100)

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

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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