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[08/08/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Top ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Premiere
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (8/7/18):

NBC (8.716 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) had no trouble holding off the competition on Tuesday thanks to a new "America's Got Talent" (10.857 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and week two of "Making It" (4.434 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3).

ABC (3.582 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then claimed the silver with the return of "Bachelor in Paradise" (3.800 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) followed by the launch of "Castaways" (3.147 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Next up was CBS (4.691 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and repeat lineup of "NCIS" (5.300 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "Bull" (4.322 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.451 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.787 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up originals from "Beat Shazam" (2.150 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) and "Love Connection" (1.425 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, the season finale of "The 100" (0.940 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10) and a new "The Outpost" (0.630 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) rounded out the night on The CW (0.785 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Love Connection
0.00% - The 100
0.00% - The Outpost
-9.09% - Making It
-9.52% - America's Got Talent
-14.29% - Beat Shazam

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+107.55% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Various (Repeats))
+75.00% - Castaways (vs. Somewhere Between)
+50.00% - The 100 (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
+20.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+14.29% - Love Connection (vs. The Mick/Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Repeats))
0.00% - The Outpost (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Repeat))
-29.63% - America's Got Talent
-50.00% - Making It (vs. World of Dance)

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," 1.5/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

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

· 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/8/17):

NBC (11.492 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) dominated the competition on Tuesday with a new "America's Got Talent" (13.097 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and the season finale of "World of Dance" (8.282 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

CBS (5.457 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) then took home the silver with its trio of "NCIS" (6.018 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Bull" (5.022 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.333 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Next up was ABC (1.945 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) with repeats of "The Middle" (2.871 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Fresh Off the Boat" (2.091 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Black-ish" (1.845 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and another "Black-ish" (1.817 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) plus a new "Somewhere Between" (1.524 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.512 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (1.772 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "The Mick" (1.335 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.167 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13).

And finally, second runs of "The Flash" (0.806 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.664 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) on The CW (0.734 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - World of Dance
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Somewhere Between

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Somewhere Between (vs. The Middle/Fresh Off the Boat (Repeats))
-72.73% - America's Got Talent (vs. Olympic Games Rio 2016)
-79.80% - World of Dance (vs. Olympic Games Rio 2016)

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," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/3.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "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 0.9/3 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "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 with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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