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[08/30/17 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Once Again Top Charts
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 (8/29/17):

NBC (10.471 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with originals from "America's Got Talent" (13.194 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and "Hollywood Game Night" (5.026 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

ABC (3.490 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was the silver draw with new episodes of "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.323 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and "Somewhere Between" (1.824 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Next up was CBS (5.424 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with repeats of "NCIS" (6.007 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4), "Bull" (5.141 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.123 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

FOX (1.647 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4), meanwhile, offered up second runs of "Lethal Weapon" (1.976 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7), "The Mick" (1.420 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.213 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (0.857 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.793 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) likewise rounded out the night on The CW (0.825 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - Hollywood Game Night
+9.09% - Bachelor in Paradise
+3.85% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Somewhere Between

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+8.00% - America's Got Talent
+4.35% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - Somewhere Between (vs. The Middle/Fresh Off the Boat (Repeats))
-25.00% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Better Late Than Never)

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," 1.8/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.8/3 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/30/16):

NBC (10.506 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) took home the top spot on Tuesday with new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (12.007 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Better Late Than Never" (7.506 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2).

ABC (3.429 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "Bachelor in Paradise" (5.007 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3), "Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise" (3.510 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "The Middle" (1.851 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Fresh Off the Boat" (1.693 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

Next up was CBS (5.635 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its trio of "NCIS" (7.476 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "Zoo" (4.678 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.750 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.450 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up encores of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.553 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8), "New Girl" (1.161 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Lucifer" (1.543 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (1.168 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and a new "MADtv" (1.066 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) closed out the night on The CW (1.117 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - MADtv
+28.57% - Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise
+4.17% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Better Late Than Never
0.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
-12.50% - Zoo

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Fresh Off the Boat (Repeats))
+20.00% - Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise (vs. Fresh Off the Boat (Repeats))
+14.29% - Better Late Than Never (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
+13.64% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - MADtv (vs. iZombie (Repeat))
-30.00% - Zoo

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," 2.5/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "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 0.9/3 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3). 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 0.6/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 with an encore in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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