or


[09/10/20 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Split Race in Demos, Viewers
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/9/20):

CBS (2.665 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) led the demo race last night thanks to a new "Big Brother 22" (3.935 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) alongside the Wednesday premieres of "Love Island" (1.666 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "48 Hours Suspicion" (2.394 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7).

NBC (2.712 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) was the most-watched network with its mix of "America's Got Talent" (5.217 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2), "Inspire Change" (1.384 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and a repeat "Chicago Fire" (1.536 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

Next up was FOX (1.460 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) with repeats of "MasterChef" (1.418 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and a second "MasterChef" (1.502 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3).

Meanwhile, ABC (1.609 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) served up its lineup of "The Goldbergs" (2.278 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "Black-ish" (1.602 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7), "The Conners" (1.789 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7), "American Housewife" (1.511 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7), another "The Goldbergs" (1.261 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7) and another "The Conners" (1.212 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

And finally, new episodes of "The 100" (0.589 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "Coroner" (0.891 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #16) on The CW (0.740 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The 100 (vs. 8/19/20)
0.00% - Big Brother 22
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Coroner

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The 100 (vs. Bulletproof)
0.00% - Love Island (vs. SEAL Team (Repeat))
-9.09% - Big Brother 22
-25.00% - 48 Hours Suspicion (vs. SWAT (Repeat))
-50.00% - America's Got Talent
-50.00% - Coroner (vs. Hypnotize Me)
-75.00% - Inspire Change (vs. Songland)


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/11/19):

NBC (4.822 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) was the most-watched network on Wednesday thanks to a new "America's Got Talent" (8.436 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and the season finales of "Songland" (3.847 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and "Hollywood Game Night" (2.182 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

FOX (2.573 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T1) however shared in the demo honors with a new "MasterChef" (3.233 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and the season finale of "BH90210" (1.913 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Next up was CBS (3.405 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with a new "Big Brother 21" (4.553 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) alongside repeats of "SEAL Team" (2.755 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "SWAT" (2.907 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.150 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) again opted for an all-repeat lineup of "The Goldbergs" (2.909 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #6), "Schooled" (2.111 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Modern Family" (2.027 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Single Parents" (1.590 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Celebrity Family Feud" (2.130 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

And finally, the season finale of "Bulletproof" (0.604 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) and a new "Hypnotize Me" (0.571 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.587 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Hypnotize Me
+25.00% - Hollywood Game Night
+16.67% - BH90210
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Big Brother 21
0.00% - Songland
0.00% - MasterChef
-50.00% - Bulletproof

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Hypnotize Me (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
-20.00% - America's Got Talent
-21.43% - Big Brother 21
-27.27% - Songland (vs. World of Dance)
-27.27% - MasterChef
-36.36% - BH90210 (vs. MasterChef)
-50.00% - Bulletproof (vs. Burden of Truth)
-54.55% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. World of Dance)

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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/3; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.8/3 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [september 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/19/22 - 02:48 PM]
ESPN's MegaCast Draws More Than 23.1 Million Viewers for the Los Angeles Rams' Decisive Victory Over the Arizona Cardinals
The audience peaked at 27.9 million viewers as the Rams led 21-0 in the second quarter (9:30 - 9:45 p.m.).

[01/19/22 - 08:02 AM]
"Yellowjackets" Completes Smashing First Season on Showtime
The series has averaged over 5 million weekly viewers across platforms.

[01/14/22 - 11:18 AM]
Fast Start for ESPN in 2022 in Viewership and Social Media Engagements
The network led cable in viewership and in the key P18-49 demo by wide margins in both prime time and total day and took total ownership of the list of cable's most-watched 10 shows in that demo.

[01/13/22 - 09:12 AM]
"Ugliest House in America" Starring Actress and Comedian Retta Delivers Powerful Ratings Performance for HGTV
Series ratings among both P25-54 and W25-54 reflected more than an 84 percent increase over the prior six weeks.

[01/12/22 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 Entertainment Network for 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
"The Rookie" was the week's No. 1 broadcast gainer in TV playback in both Total Viewers (+3.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (+133%).

[01/11/22 - 03:30 PM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Concludes Season on Pace to Be TV's #1 Primetime Show for Unprecedented 11th Consecutive Year
NBC's "SNF" extended its record for the most consecutive years atop the charts (since 1950).

[01/11/22 - 02:25 PM]
2022 College Football Playoff National Championship Nets 22.6 Million Viewers, Cable's Top Telecast in Two Years
The Dawgs' thrilling 33-18 victory over the SEC Champion Crimson Tide was up 19 percent from last year's national championship contest between Alabama and Ohio State.

[01/11/22 - 09:10 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football: Doubleheader Saturday" Debut Registers Viewership of 20.3 Million for Cowboys-Eagles and 19.1 Million for Chiefs-Broncos, ESPN's Most-Watched NFL Regular Season Games in More than a Decade
The Cowboys and Eagles generated an audience of 20.3 million viewers on ESPN, ABC, ESPN Deportes, while the Chiefs-Broncos delivered 19.1 million viewers across the same networks.

[01/11/22 - 08:48 AM]
CBS Sports Delivers Its Most-Watched NFL Regular Season in Six Years, Concluding with Strong Week 18 Viewership
"The NFL on CBS" averaged 21.588 million viewers for its 10 national Sunday game windows, which is more than any primetime television sports, entertainment or news series on any network this season.

[01/11/22 - 08:06 AM]
"Dexter: New Blood" Shatters Viewership Records for Showtime
For its 10-episode run, the series is averaging over 8 million weekly viewers across all platforms, becoming the most-watched series in Showtime history.

[01/10/22 - 02:53 PM]
"Euphoria's" Season 2 Premiere Tallied 2.4 Million Viewers Across All Platforms Sunday Night
Said debut marked the strongest digital premiere night performance for any episode of an HBO series since HBO Max's launch and a series-record more than double the season 1 premiere.

[01/07/22 - 10:12 AM]
HGTV Hit "Home Town" Already on Track to Deliver Strong Ratings in Current Season
In its 8-9 p.m. timeslot on January 2, "Home Town" was a top 5 cable program among P25-54 and W25-54.

[01/07/22 - 09:37 AM]
FOX & Gordon Ramsay's "Next Level Chef" Posts Season's #1 Series Premiere
Across platforms, "Next Level Chef" marks Gordon Ramsay's most-streamed telecast ever and FOX's most-streamed debut of the season.

[01/05/22 - 12:37 PM]
ESPN's 2021 "Monday Night Football" Traditional Schedule Delivers Franchise's Best Viewership Since 2013
ESPN's traditional 17-game "MNF" package averaged 13.5 million viewers a game, up 11% from 2020 and 7% from 2019.

[01/05/22 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022 - Part 1" Attracts 19.6 Million Total Viewers in Late-Night
The 50th-anniversary show of ABC's annual New Year's Eve special drew in 24.2 million Total Viewers and scored a 7.3 Adult 18-49 rating in the midnight quarter-hour.