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[04/11/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Roseanne" Take Home Demo Crown
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 (4/10/18):

ABC (5.947 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was sparked to another demo victory on Tuesday with its mix of "Roseanne" (13.467 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1), "The Middle" (7.477 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2), "Black-ish" (5.098 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3), "Splitting Up Together" (4.196 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5) and "For the People" (2.722 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13).

Second place then went to NBC (6.224 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) and its combination of "The Voice: Road to the Live Shows" (7.709 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), "Rise" (4.528 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Chicago Med" (6.437 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6).

Next up was CBS (6.896 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) with a repeat "NCIS" (6.443 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) followed by "Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute" (7.123 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.099 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up the return of "Lethal Weapon" (4.062 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) plus a new "LA to Vegas" (2.283 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and the season premiere of "New Girl" (1.990 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

And finally, new episodes of "The Flash" (1.804 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "Black Lightning" (1.557 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) on The CW (1.680 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Chicago Med
0.00% - LA to Vegas
0.00% - Black Lightning
-6.67% - Black-ish
-11.11% - Rise
-12.82% - Roseanne
-13.64% - The Middle
-14.29% - Splitting Up Together
-14.29% - The Flash (vs. 3/13/18)
-20.00% - Lethal Weapon (vs. 3/6/18)
-25.00% - For the People

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - The Flash (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
+183.33% - Roseanne (vs. The Middle)
+83.33% - Chicago Med (vs. Chicago Fire (Repeat))
+72.73% - The Middle (vs. American Housewife)
+66.67% - Black Lightning (vs. iZombie)
+50.00% - Splitting Up Together (vs. Imaginary Mary)
+28.57% - Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute (vs. Bull/NCIS: New Orleans (Repeats))
+27.27% - Black-ish (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
+6.67% - Lethal Weapon (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine/The Mick)
-5.88% - Rise (vs. Trial & Error)
-14.29% - For the People (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-36.36% - LA to Vegas (vs. Prison Break)
-36.36% - New Girl (vs. Prison Break)

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

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· 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 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 (4/11/17):

NBC (4.682 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the demo champ in a tight race on Tuesday with its mix of a "The Voice" (7.655 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) recap, a new "Trial & Error" (3.813 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), a second "Trial & Error" (2.945 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and a repeat "Chicago Fire" (3.011 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15).

ABC (3.483 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then was a close second with its lineup of "The Middle" (5.228 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2), "American Housewife" (4.216 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.693 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Imaginary Mary" (3.093 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.336 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

Sharing the silver was FOX (2.623 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and the return of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.927 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) alongside new episodes of "The Mick" (2.154 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Prison Break" (3.205 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

Meanwhile, CBS (7.668 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up repeats of "NCIS" (9.034 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "Bull" (7.334 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.637 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.863 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #17) and a new "iZombie" (0.850 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16) rounded out the night on The CW (0.856 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Trial & Error - 9:30
0.00% - Fresh Off the Boat
0.00% - Trial & Error - 9:00
0.00% - The Mick
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-11.11% - Imaginary Mary
-20.00% - The Middle
-21.43% - American Housewife
-25.00% - iZombie
-26.67% - Prison Break
-41.67% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. 1/1/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - American Housewife (vs. The Real O'Neals (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Middle (vs. Fresh Off the Boat (Repeat))
+46.67% - Prison Break (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine/The Grinder)
+33.33% - The Mick (vs. Grandfathered (Repeat))
+16.67% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Beyond the Tank)
+10.00% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-20.00% - Imaginary Mary (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-36.36% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. New Girl)
-40.00% - iZombie
-59.09% - Trial & Error - 9:00 (vs. The Voice)
-63.64% - Trial & Error - 9:30 (vs. The Voice)

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," 1.7/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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