or


[01/14/21 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Return on Top for NBC
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/13/21):

NBC (6.958 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) pulled into the top spot on Wednesday thanks to the return of "Chicago Med" (7.414 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1), "Chicago Fire" (7.063 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and "Chicago PD" (6.397 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3).

FOX (2.924 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) had to settle for second with its duo of "The Masked Dancer" (2.912 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) and "Name That Tune" (2.936 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

Next up was CBS (3.970 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its lineup of "The Price Is Right at Night" (4.810 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "SEAL Team" (3.901 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "S.W.A.T." (3.199 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.863 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up the 2021 premieres of "The Goldbergs" (3.720 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "American Housewife" (3.048 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "The Conners" (3.767 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8) followed by the launch of "Call Your Mother" (3.227 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and a repeat "The Chase" (1.709 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13).

And finally, repeats of "Riverdale" (0.333 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) and "Nancy Drew" (0.203 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.0, #15) on The CW (0.268 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.0, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Chicago PD (vs. 11/18/20)
+11.11% - Chicago Fire (vs. 11/18/20)
0.00% - Chicago Med (vs. 11/18/20)
0.00% - The Goldbergs (vs. 12/2/20)
0.00% - Name That Tune
0.00% - The Masked Dancer
0.00% - The Conners (vs. 12/2/20)
0.00% - SEAL Team (vs. 12/16/20)
-16.67% - American Housewife (vs. 12/2/20)
-20.00% - S.W.A.T. (vs. 12/16/20)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+133.33% - Name That Tune (vs. Almost Family)
+75.00% - The Masked Dancer (vs. Flirty Dancing)
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - The Price Is Right at Night (vs. Undercover Boss)
-16.67% - Chicago Fire
-16.67% - Chicago Med
-16.67% - American Housewife (vs. Schooled)
-16.67% - Call Your Mother (vs. Single Parents)
-18.18% - Chicago PD
-28.57% - SEAL Team (vs. Criminal Minds)
-33.33% - S.W.A.T.
-33.33% - The Conners (vs. Modern Family)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/15/20):

NBC (7.752 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) claimed top honors on Wednesday thanks to its trio of "Chicago Med" (8.369 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1), "Chicago Fire" (8.125 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and "Chicago PD" (6.762 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

CBS (4.199 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) was a distant second with its trio of "Undercover Boss" (4.403 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Criminal Minds" (4.557 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "SWAT" (3.636 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

Next up was ABC (2.960 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with originals from "The Goldbergs" (3.607 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Schooled" (2.873 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Modern Family" (3.835 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), "Single Parents" (2.484 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Stumptown" (2.482 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.261 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up the Saturday-bound "Flirty Dancing" (1.507 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Almost Family" (1.015 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13).

And finally, The CW (0.617 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed the evening with "The CW Dog Honors" (0.567 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) and the return of "Nancy Drew" (0.668 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Flirty Dancing
+10.00% - Chicago PD
9.09% - Chicago Med
9.09% - Chicago Fire
0.00% - Criminal Minds
0.00% - Undercover Boss
0.00% - SWAT (vs. 12/11/19)
0.00% - Schooled (vs. 12/11/19)
0.00% - Almost Family
-12.50% - The Goldbergs (vs. 12/11/19)
-20.00% - Stumptown
-33.33% - Single Parents
-40.00% - Modern Family
-50.00% - Nancy Drew (vs. 12/11/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - SWAT (vs. FBI (Repeat))
+16.67% - Criminal Minds (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
+9.09% - Chicago Fire
0.00% - Chicago PD
0.00% - Chicago Med
-20.00% - Stumptown (vs. Match Game)
-22.22% - Undercover Boss (vs. The Big Bang Theory/Young Sheldon (Repeats))
-25.00% - Modern Family
-25.00% - Single Parents
-41.67% - The Goldbergs
-45.45% - Schooled
-50.00% - Nancy Drew (vs. All American)
-60.00% - Flirty Dancing (vs. Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back)
-80.00% - The CW Dog Honors (vs. Riverdale)
-86.36% - Almost Family (vs. The Masked Singer)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [january 2021]  
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
[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.