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[07/26/17 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Coast to Victory
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 (7/25/17):

NBC (10.987 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) coasted to another victory on Tuesday with new episodes from "America's Got Talent" (12.880 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and "World of Dance" (7.203 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

CBS (5.532 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a distant silver with its trio of "NCIS" (6.340 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Bull" (4.950 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.308 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Next up was ABC (2.091 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with repeats of "The Middle" (3.050 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Fresh Off the Boat" (2.128 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "Black-ish" (1.852 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), another "Black-ish" (1.959 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and a new "Somewhere Between" (1.780 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.356 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) offered up second runs of "Lethal Weapon" (1.688 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), "The Mick" (1.103 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (0.946 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.286 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.203 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) on The CW (1.244 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T4) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - America's Got Talent
+6.25% - World of Dance
-33.33% - Somewhere Between (vs. 7/24/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.77% - World of Dance (vs. NBC News Special)
+18.18% - America's Got Talent
-42.86% - Somewhere Between (vs. ABC News Special)

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

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Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/26/16):

NBC (8.581 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) claimed the top spot on Tuesday with a new "America's Got Talent" (10.142 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and its "NBC News Special" (5.458 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

ABC (4.469 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with a special "The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All" (4.987 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "ABC News Special" (3.434 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Next up was FOX (1.809 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its duo of "Hotel Hell" (2.480 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) and "Coupled" (1.139 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.964 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its mix of "NCIS" (5.321 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "Zoo" (4.068 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "CBS News Special" (2.505 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, The CW (1.146 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with its new lineup of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.226 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.268 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and the premiere of "MADtv" (1.045 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Zoo
+12.50% - Hotel Hell
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Coupled

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+107.41% - The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All (vs. Various)
+50.00% - Hotel Hell (vs. Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?)
+50.00% - MADtv (vs. iZombie (Repeat))
+4.76% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Coupled (vs. Knock Knock Live)
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? - 8:30 (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
0.00% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? - 8:00 (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
-33.33% - Zoo

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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