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[02/17/16 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Continue Their Tuesday Reign
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/16/16):

CBS (12.173 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was still the network to beat on Tuesday with new episodes of "NCIS" (17.210 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1), "NCIS: New Orleans" (13.276 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Limitless" (6.033 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

NBC (5.996 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the number two draw with originals from "Hollywood Game Night" (3.871 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9), "Chicago Med" (6.600 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5) and "Chicago Fire" (7.519 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3).

Next up was The CW (2.589 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its duo of "The Flash" (3.874 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) and "iZombie" (1.305 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.220 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up its quartet of "New Girl" (2.812 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Grandfathered" (2.256 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.137 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) and "The Grinder" (1.674 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15).

And finally, new episodes of "Fresh Off the Boat" (4.560 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6), "The Muppets" (2.435 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), "Marvel's Agent Carter" (2.439 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) and another "Marvel's Agent Carter" (2.311 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) on ABC (2.749 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - Fresh Off the Boat
+5.26% - NCIS: New Orleans
0.00% - iZombie
-4.17% - NCIS
-6.25% - The Flash
-7.69% - Limitless
-9.09% - Hollywood Game Night
-10.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-11.11% - Chicago Fire
-11.11% - The Muppets
-11.11% - Grandfathered
-12.50% - Chicago Med
-12.50% - Marvel's Agent Carter - 9:00
-14.29% - New Girl
-22.22% - Marvel's Agent Carter - 10:00 (vs. 1/19/16)
-25.00% - The Grinder

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+86.67% - Chicago Med (vs. Marry Me/About a Boy)
+14.29% - Chicago Fire
+7.14% - The Flash
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
-8.00% - NCIS
-12.50% - Marvel's Agent Carter - 10:00 (vs. Countdown to the Oscars)
-13.04% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Parks & Recreation)
-25.00% - Limitless (vs. Person of Interest)
-31.58% - Fresh Off the Boat
-33.33% - iZombie (vs. Supernatural)
-33.33% - New Girl (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-35.71% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. New Girl)
-42.86% - The Muppets (vs. Repeat After Me)
-45.45% - The Grinder (vs. The Mindy Project)
-50.00% - Marvel's Agent Carter - 9:00
-55.56% - Grandfathered (vs. MasterChef Junior)

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," 2.8/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/17/15):

CBS (13.706 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with new episodes of "NCIS" (17.706 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1), "NCIS: New Orleans" (14.311 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Person of Interest" (9.101 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5).

FOX (4.112 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then claimed the silver with the penultimate week of "MasterChef Junior" (5.413 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) followed by new episodes of "New Girl" (3.110 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "The Mindy Project" (2.512 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12).

Next up was ABC (4.143 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with a new "Fresh Off the Boat" (6.138 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) followed by the premiere of "Repeat After Me" (4.338 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6), a new "Marvel's Agent Carter" (4.135 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and the special "Countdown to the Oscars: 15 Movies That Changed American Cinema" (3.055 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.706 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) served up fresh installments of "Parks & Recreation" (2.928 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11), another "Parks & Recreation" (2.480 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12), "Marry Me" (2.067 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15), "About a Boy" (2.384 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #17) and "Chicago Fire" (6.188 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6).

And finally, new episodes of "The Flash" (3.705 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Supernatural" (2.293 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #14) closed out the evening on The CW (2.999 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "The Flash" posted a 0.9 rating while "Supernatural" delivered a 0.9 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - MasterChef Junior
+20.00% - Parks & Recreation - 8:00
+12.50% - Supernatural
+11.76% - Fresh Off the Boat
+10.00% - The Mindy Project
+10.00% - Parks & Recreation - 8:30
+7.69% - New Girl
+6.67% - Person of Interest
0.00% - Chicago Fire
0.00% - Marvel's Agent Carter
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - Marry Me
-9.09% - NCIS: New Orleans
-10.71% - NCIS
-12.50% - About a Boy

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+366.67% - The Flash (vs. The Vampire Diaries (Repeat))
+200.00% - Supernatural (vs. Star-Crossed (Repeat))
+137.50% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (Repeat))
+100.00% - Marvel's Agent Carter (vs. The Goldbergs/Trophy Wife (Repeats))
+92.31% - NCIS (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
+75.00% - Repeat After Me (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (Repeat))
+45.45% - Person of Interest (vs. Person of Interest (Repeat))
+42.86% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
+33.33% - Countdown to the Oscars: 15 Movies That Changed American Cinema (vs. Killer Women)
-33.33% - MasterChef Junior (vs. American Idol)
-48.15% - New Girl (vs. American Idol)
-59.26% - The Mindy Project (vs. American Idol)
-70.83% - Chicago Fire (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)
-75.00% - Parks & Recreation - 8:00 (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)
-77.08% - Parks & Recreation - 8:30 (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)
-83.33% - Marry Me (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)
-85.42% - About a Boy (vs. 2014 Olympic Winter Games)

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

·In 54 of Nielsen's 56 metered markets (averages currently exclude Atlanta and Greenville-Spartanburg), household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 3.2/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.4/7; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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