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[12/26/18 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Hands ABC Christmas Victory
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 (12/25/18):

ABC (5.872 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was the network to beat on Christmas Day with its telecast of "NBA on ABC: Los Angeles Lakers at Golden State Warriors" (6.391 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and a repeat "Black-ish" (3.281 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2).

NBC (3.142 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then claimed the silver with its rebroadcasts of the "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (3.025 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) animated special and the "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (3.166 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) feature.

Next up was CBS (3.593 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with repeats of "NCIS" (4.406 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "God Friended Me" (3.011 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7) and "FBI" (3.361 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.220 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4) offered up second runs of "Lethal Weapon" (1.481 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7) and "The Gifted" (0.959 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9).

And finally, encores of "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018" (0.851 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9) and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.593 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9) on The CW (0.786 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4) rounded out the night.

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," 1.3/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/26/17):

NBC (4.309 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday with encores of "Ellen's Game of Games" (6.002 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1), "Better Late Than Never" (4.077 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "Chicago Med" (2.848 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

CBS (6.502 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with a repeat "NCIS" (7.168 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) followed by "The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors" (6.169 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4).

Next up was ABC (3.002 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) with rebroadcasts of "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" (4.080 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2), "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" (3.056 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) and "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" (1.869 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.994 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (2.543 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7), "The Mick" (1.493 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and another "The Mick" (1.397 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (0.814 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.810 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) likewise rounded out the night for The CW (0.811 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-30.00% - The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

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," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/3 with an encore.

· 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," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/1 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/3 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," 0.3/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 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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