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[09/05/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off Competition
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 (9/4/18):

NBC (8.326 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday with a new "America's Got Talent" (10.611 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and the season finale of "Making It" (3.757 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

ABC (3.331 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the number two network with originals from "Bachelor in Paradise" (3.913 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) and "Castaways" (2.166 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Next up was CBS (5.036 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with repeats of "NCIS" (5.937 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Bull" (4.765 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.408 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.823 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up fresh installments of "Beat Shazam" (2.148 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) and "Love Connection" (1.499 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #9).

And finally, The CW (0.679 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night with second runs of "The Flash" (0.711 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "The Outpost" (0.648 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Beat Shazam (vs. 8/21/18)
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Making It
0.00% - Castaways
0.00% - Love Connection (vs. 8/14/18)
-9.09% - Bachelor in Paradise

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+55.56% - Beat Shazam (vs. The Simpsons/The Mick (Repeats))
+25.00% - Castaways (vs. Somewhere Between)
+13.64% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Bachelor in Paradise/Black-ish (Repeats))
0.00% - Love Connection (vs. Family Guy/The Mick (Repeats))
-27.27% - Making It (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
-28.00% - America's Got Talent

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," 2.5/7; 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," 0.4/3; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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," 1.1/4 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 0.1/2 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 (9/5/17):

NBC (10.227 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was once again the network to beat on Tuesday with originals from "America's Got Talent" (13.018 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Hollywood Game Night" (4.643 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

ABC (2.789 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was a distant second with its mix of "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.443 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2), "Black-ish" (2.089 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), another "Black-ish" (1.952 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and "Somewhere Between" (1.904 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

Next up was CBS (5.922 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (6.869 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4), "Bull" (5.506 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.393 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.190 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up second runs of "The Simpsons" (1.453 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "The Mick" (1.125 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), "Family Guy" (1.075 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and another "The Mick" (1.108 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (0.880 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.774 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) likewise rounded out the night on The CW (0.827 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
0.00% - Somewhere Between
-7.41% - America's Got Talent
-8.33% - Hollywood Game Night

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+4.17% - America's Got Talent
-25.00% - Bachelor in Paradise
-31.25% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Better Late Than Never)
-33.33% - Somewhere Between (vs. Mistresses)

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," 2.0/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 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," 0.6/3; "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 1.0/3 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/4 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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