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[04/07/21 - 10:03 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Puts CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
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 (4/6/21):

CBS (8.040 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) reclaimed the top spot on Tuesday with originals from "NCIS" (9.880 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1), "FBI" (7.855 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (6.385 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4).

NBC (3.382 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) had to settle for second with its mix of "Young Rock" (2.552 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), "Kenan" (1.944 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), "This Is Us" (4.365 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and "New Amsterdam" (3.534 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Next up was ABC (1.775 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) and its lineup of "Pooch Perfect" (2.511 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), "Black-ish" (1.630 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9), "Mixed-ish" (1.465 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and the season finale of "Soul of a Nation" (1.265 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.266 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) again opted for repeats of "The Resident" (1.312 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "The Masked Singer" (1.220 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.845 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) wrapped the night with new episodes of "The Flash" (0.992 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Supergirl" (0.698 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Flash
+12.50% - NCIS (vs. 3/16/21)
0.00% - FBI (vs. 3/16/21)
0.00% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. 3/16/21)
0.00% - Young Rock
0.00% - New Amsterdam
0.00% - Kenan
0.00% - Supergirl
-12.50% - This Is Us (vs. 3/23/21)
-25.00% - Black-ish
-25.00% - Mixed-ish
-33.33% - Pooch Perfect
-33.33% - Soul of a Nation

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Flash (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))
+40.00% - This Is Us (vs. New Amsterdam (Repeat))
+28.57% - NCIS (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
+20.00% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. FBI: Most Wanted (Repeat))
+16.67% - FBI (vs. FBI (Repeat))
0.00% - Supergirl (vs. Batwoman (Repeat))
-20.00% - New Amsterdam (vs. NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic)
-50.00% - Black-ish (vs. Mixed-ish)
-50.00% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-50.00% - Pooch Perfect (vs. The Conners/Bless This Mess)
-58.33% - Young Rock (vs. Ellen's Game of Games)
-66.67% - Kenan (vs. Ellen's Game of Games)
-66.67% - Soul of a Nation (vs. For Life)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/7/20):

FOX (3.922 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) pulled in front among adults 18-49 on Tuesday with the season finale of "The Resident" (4.918 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and a new "Empire" (2.925 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

NBC (3.782 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) was a close second with a new "Ellen's Game of Games" (5.387 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), a repeat "New Amsterdam" (2.640 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and another "NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic" (3.319 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

ABC (3.417 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) likewise shared the silver with its mix of "The Conners" (6.226 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2), "Bless This Mess" (3.901 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Mixed-ish" (2.954 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Black-ish" (2.734 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "For Life" (2.344 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.587 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up repeats of "NCIS" (7.785 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "FBI" (6.902 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (5.075 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, The CW (0.551 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with special repeats of "Supergirl" (0.619 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) and "Batwoman" (0.484 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Empire
0.00% - The Resident (vs. 3/24/20)
0.00% - Mixed-ish (vs. 3/24/20)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. 3/24/20)
0.00% - For Life
-9.09% - The Conners (vs. 3/24/20)
-14.29% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. 3/24/20)
-14.29% - Bless This Mess (vs. 3/24/20)
-16.67% - NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - The Conners (vs. American Housewife)
+16.67% - Empire (vs. Mental Samurai)
+14.29% - The Resident (vs. MasterChef Junior)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
0.00% - For Life (vs. The Rookie)
0.00% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. The Voice)
0.00% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-14.29% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-28.57% - NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic (vs. New Amsterdam)

Source: Nielsen Media Research, ShowBuzzDaily.com





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