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[06/03/15 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/2/15):

NBC (8.963 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with week two of "America's Got Talent" (10.698 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and "I Can Do That!" (5.491 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

CBS (7.579 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then claimed the silver with its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (8.638 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.916 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) and "48 Hours" (6.184 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

Next up was FOX (3.093 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) with fresh installments from "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (2.902 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10) and "Hell's Kitchen" (3.284 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.559 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up repeats of "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.195 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and "Black-ish" (2.570 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) plus a new "Extreme Weight Loss" (2.398 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (1.488 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and a new "iZombie" (1.746 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) closed out the evening for The CW (1.617 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former posted a 0.4 rating while the latter delivered a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - iZombie
-7.69% - America's Got Talent
-11.11% - Extreme Weight Loss
-12.50% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
-16.67% - I Can Do That!

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+175.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. I Wanna Marry 'Harry')
+100.00% - iZombie (vs. Supernatural (Repeat))
+75.00% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (vs. Riot)
0.00% - I Can Do That! (vs. The Night Shift)
-14.29% - America's Got Talent
-36.00% - Extreme Weight Loss (vs. Extreme Weight Loss/Celebrity Wife Swap)

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Mentalist" rebroadcast, 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "The Mentalist" rebroadcast, 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "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 and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/3/14):

NBC (9.833 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday thanks to new episoddes of "America's Got Talent" (11.173 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) and "The Night Shift" (7.153 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

ABC (3.924 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a distant second place with originals from "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.865 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) and the Thursday-bound "Celebrity Wife Swap" (4.043 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3).

Next up was CBS (7.294 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (8.585 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.584 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "Person of Interest" (5.714 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.118 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up originals from "Riot" (1.196 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "I Wanna Marry 'Harry'" (1.041 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, the premiere of "Famous in 12" (0.728 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.720 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) closed out the evening on The CW (0.724 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Famous" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 0.2 rating.

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.3/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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