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[08/19/20 - 08:23 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
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 (8/18/20):

[Note: Fast affiliate ratings are inaccurate for live events.]

NBC (4.435 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) cruised to another victory on Tuesday with a new "America's Got Talent" (5.507 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) and its "NBC News Special: 2020 Democratic Convention" (2.290 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2).

The silver went to CBS (3.342 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) with its mix of "NCIS" (4.546 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2), "FBI" (3.470 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "CBS News: 2020 America Decides: Democratic Convention" (2.011 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10).

Next up was ABC (1.818 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) with repeats of "Modern Family" (2.071 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2), another "Modern Family" (1.588 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2), a new "What Would You Do?" (1.802 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "The Democratic National Convention - Your Voice/Your Vote 2020 " (1.822 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.046 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) served up repeats of "Hell's Kitchen" (1.401 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and "Prodigal Son" (0.692 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.373 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with the premiere of "Dead Pixels" (0.506 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.367 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12) and "Tell Me a Story" (0.309 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Tell Me a Story
-22.22% - America's Got Talent
-25.00% - What Would You Do?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Tell Me a Story (vs. Mysteries Decoded)
-50.00% - Dead Pixels (vs. Pandora)
-56.25% - America's Got Talent
-72.73% - What Would You Do? (vs. Bachelor in Paradise)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/20/19):

NBC (7.531 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) continued its Tuesday reign with originals from "America's Got Talent" (9.350 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "Bring the Funny" (3.892 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

The silver then went to ABC (3.224 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) with a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.102 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) plus repeats of "Bless This Mess" (1.627 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "Black-ish" (1.310 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Next up was CBS (4.221 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (4.631 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "FBI" (4.044 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (3.990 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.414 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up a repeat "The Resident" (1.350 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and a new "First Responders Live" (1.478 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments of "Pandora" (0.679 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and "Mysteries Decoded" (0.597 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) on The CW (0.638 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Pandora
+14.29% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - Bring the Funny
0.00% - Mysteries Decoded
-25.00% - First Responders Live

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Pandora (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
0.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - Mysteries Decoded (vs. The Outpost)
-20.00% - America's Got Talent
-25.00% - First Responders Live (vs. Love Connection (Repeat))
-30.00% - Bring the Funny (vs. Making It)

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," 1.4/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.9/3 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," 0.8/3 with an encore in metered-market households; 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 with an encore in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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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