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[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in 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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/24/20):

ABC (4.289 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) led the demo race on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (4.252 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and "Big Sky" (4.363 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

CBS (7.831 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) was the most-watched network with its trio of "NCIS" (9.766 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2), "FBI" (8.200 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (5.526 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Next up was NBC (4.309 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its lineup of "The Voice" (6.813 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2), a repeat "Weakest Link" (3.279 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7) and "Transplant" (2.835 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.040 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) offered up its duo of "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" (1.164 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #9) and "Next" (0.917 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10).

And finally, night two of "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" (0.530 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #11) on The CW (0.530 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Big Sky
+16.67% - FBI: Most Wanted
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - FBI
0.00% - Cosmos: Possible Worlds
0.00% - Next
0.00% - Transplant
0.00% - Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (vs. 11/23/20)
-7.69% - The Bachelorette
-18.18% - The Voice

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Big Sky (vs. Emergence)
+64.38% - The Bachelorette (vs. Various)
-11.11% - FBI
-12.50% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
-18.18% - NCIS
-18.18% - The Voice
-50.00% - Cosmos: Possible Worlds (vs. The Resident)
-50.00% - Transplant (vs. Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry)
-66.67% - Next (vs. Empire)
-66.67% - Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (vs. The Flash/Arrow)


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/26/19):

CBS (8.892 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) pulled into the top spot on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "NCIS" (10.988 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1), "FBI" (8.835 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.853 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

NBC (7.287 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then had to settle for second with a new "The Voice" (7.842 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) followed by the special "Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry" (7.010 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Next up was ABC (3.217 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and originals from "The Conners" (5.763 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1), "Bless This Mess" (3.580 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7), "Mixed-ish" (2.749 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Black-ish" (2.567 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and "Emergence" (2.323 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.992 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up new episodes of "The Resident" (3.521 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Empire" (2.464 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments from "The Flash" (1.195 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "Arrow" (0.789 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.992 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Arrow
+16.67% - Bless This Mess
+14.29% - NCIS: New Orleans
+12.50% - FBI
+10.00% - NCIS
+10.00% - The Conners
0.00% - Mixed-ish
0.00% - Emergence
-14.29% - Empire
-15.38% - The Voice
-16.67% - Black-ish
-20.00% - The Flash
-25.00% - The Resident

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. FBI (Repeat))
+12.50% - FBI (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
0.00% - Arrow (vs. Black Lightning)
0.00% - The Resident (vs. The Gifted)
-14.29% - Empire (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-21.43% - The Conners
-22.22% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-26.67% - The Voice
-28.57% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
-33.33% - The Flash
-33.33% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-35.29% - NCIS (vs. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Repeat))
-48.39% - Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry (vs. This Is Us/New Amsterdam)
-50.00% - Emergence (vs. The Rookie)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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