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[06/13/18 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates Competition 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 (6/12/18):

NBC (9.562 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) eclipsed the competition on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (11.266 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and "World of Dance" (6.155 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

FOX (1.967 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a distant second with fresh installments from "Beat Shazam" (2.288 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and "Love Connection" (1.647 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Next up was CBS (5.104 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its mix of "NCIS" (5.952 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Bull" (4.997 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "48 Hours: NCIS" (4.363 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.428 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up repeats of "The Middle" (2.907 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4), another "The Middle" (2.339 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Black-ish" (2.000 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), another "Black-ish" (2.004 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and the premiere of "The Last Defense" (2.658 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.121 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and "The 100" (1.009 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) on The CW (1.065 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
0.00% - Love Connection
-6.25% - World of Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+66.67% - Love Connection (vs. The Mick/Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Repeats))
+25.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
0.00% - The Last Defense (vs. American Housewife/Fresh Off the Boat (Repeats))
-12.00% - America's Got Talent
-21.05% - 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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "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 1.1/4 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/13/17):

NBC (10.991 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) claimed the top spot on Tuesday with new episodes from "America's Got Talent" (12.435 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "World of Dance" (8.103 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2).

ABC (2.504 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a distant second with its mix of "Downward Dog" (3.681 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3), "The Middle" (2.782 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Black-ish" (2.316 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), another "Black-ish" (2.341 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "American Housewife" (2.130 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Fresh Off the Boat" (1.772 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Next up was CBS (5.476 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with repeats of "NCIS" (6.686 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "Bull" (5.562 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) plus a new "48 Hours: NCIS" (4.181 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.413 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up second runs of "Lethal Weapon" (1.737 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "The Mick" (1.173 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.006 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.846 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #16) and an original "iZombie" (0.792 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.819 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - World of Dance
0.00% - Downward Dog
-3.85% - America's Got Talent
-20.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
-25.00% - iZombie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+35.71% - World of Dance (vs. Maya & Marty)
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - iZombie (vs. Containment (Repeat))
-30.00% - Downward Dog (vs. To Tell the Truth)
-60.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS (vs. Person of Interest)

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," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.4/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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