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[10/24/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens Up for FOX
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/23/18):

FOX (12.624 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1) leapt into the top spot on Tuesday with its presentation of the "World Series, Game 1" (12.624 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1).

NBC (7.673 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then got bumped to second place with its trio of "The Voice" (8.236 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), "This Is Us" (8.378 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) and "New Amsterdam" (6.407 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5).

Next up was CBS (9.025 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) with originals from "NCIS" (11.143 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6), "FBI" (8.803 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.129 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.774 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) served up week two of its lineup "The Conners" (7.928 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3), "The Kids Are Alright" (5.139 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), "Black-ish" (3.802 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9), "Splitting Up Together" (2.922 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "The Rookie" (4.426 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

And finally on The CW (1.524 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), fresh installments from "The Flash" (1.818 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Black Lightning" (1.229 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Black Lightning
+16.67% - The Flash
+8.33% - New Amsterdam
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - FBI
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
-4.55% - This Is Us
-5.88% - The Voice
-18.18% - Black-ish
-20.00% - The Rookie
-21.43% - The Kids Are Alright
-26.09% - The Conners
-30.00% - Splitting Up Together

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Rookie (vs. Kevin (Probably) Saves the World)
+30.77% - The Conners (vs. The Middle)
+18.18% - New Amsterdam (vs. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders)
+17.24% - World Series, Game 1
+10.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-12.50% - Splitting Up Together (vs. The Mayor)
-14.29% - NCIS
-15.79% - The Voice
-16.67% - FBI (vs. Bull)
-18.18% - Black-ish
-20.00% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-22.22% - This Is Us
-27.27% - NCIS: New Orleans
-30.00% - The Flash

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," 2.8/8; 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," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; 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 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 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," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/24/17):

FOX (10.933 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) pulled into the top demo spot on Tuesday with its coverage of the "World Series, Game 1" (10.933 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1).

NBC (8.267 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then had to settle for second place with its trio of "The Voice" (9.521 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3), "This Is Us" (10.474 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) and "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" (4.808 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

Next up was CBS (11.074 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with originals from "NCIS" (13.094 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), "Bull" (10.635 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.492 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.777 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Middle" (5.787 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), "Fresh Off the Boat" (4.195 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Black-ish" (3.981 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "The Mayor" (2.961 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) and "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" (2.869 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Flash" (2.574 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.467 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) rounded out the night for The CW (2.020 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - The Flash
+7.69% - NCIS
0.00% - The Middle
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
0.00% - Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
0.00% - The Mayor
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-3.57% - This Is Us
-8.33% - Black-ish
-9.09% - Fresh Off the Boat
-9.52% - The Voice
-25.00% - Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. No Tomorrow)
+12.50% - This Is Us
0.00% - The Flash
-8.33% - Black-ish (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-9.52% - The Voice
-13.33% - The Middle
-15.38% - NCIS: New Orleans
-17.65% - NCIS
-20.00% - The Mayor (vs. The Real O'Neals)
-20.00% - Bull
-25.00% - Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-31.25% - Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (vs. Chicago Fire)
-33.33% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. American Housewife)
-46.30% - World Series, Game 1

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," 3.0/8; 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," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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," 1.3/5. 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 and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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