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[07/31/19 - 08:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top for ABC
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 (7/30/19):

ABC (5.679 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) pulled into the top demo spot on Tuesday thanks to the season finale of "The Bachelorette" (7.438 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and a repeat "Holey Moley" (2.159 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4).

NBC (6.505 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then had to settle for second with its pairing of "America's Got Talent" (7.874 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and "Bring the Funny" (3.768 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Next up was CBS (2.407 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) and its mix of "Love Island" (2.003 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5), a repeat "NCIS" (2.533 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and "Blood & Treasure" (2.686 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.247 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) offered up encores of "Spin the Wheel" (1.417 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and "First Responders Live" (1.078 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

And finally, fresh installments of "Pandora" (0.561 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #11) and "The 100" (0.602 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10) on The CW (0.581 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.53% - The Bachelorette (vs. 7/29/19)
0.00% - Love Island
0.00% - Blood & Treasure
0.00% - The 100
0.00% - Pandora
-22.22% - Bring the Funny
-25.00% - America's Got Talent

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+388.37% - The Bachelorette (vs. Splitting Up Together (Repeats))
0.00% - The 100 (vs. The Outpost)
-20.00% - Love Island (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
-25.00% - Blood & Treasure (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-36.36% - Bring the Funny (vs. Making It)
-42.86% - America's Got Talent
-66.67% - Pandora (vs. The 100)

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; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/6; 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," 0.3/2; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/1.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 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 (7/31/18):

NBC (9.523 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) continued its reign on Tuesday with a new "America's Got Talent" (11.620 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and the premiere of "Making It" (5.329 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2).

FOX (1.966 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then was a distant second with fresh installments from "Beat Shazam" (2.329 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and "Love Connection" (1.604 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Next up was CBS (4.562 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (5.008 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), "Bull" (4.292 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.388 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Meanwhile, ABC (1.912 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) opted for a marathon of "Splitting Up Together" (2.538 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), another "Splitting Up Together" (1.967 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), yet another "Splitting Up Together" (1.810 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), even more "Splitting Up Together" (1.723 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), yet even more "Splitting Up Together" (1.669 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and a final "Splitting Up Together" (1.762 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

And finally, the penultimate "The 100" (0.895 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and a new "The Outpost" (0.639 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) rounded out the night on The CW (0.767 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Outpost
+5.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - The 100
-20.00% - Love Connection

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The 100 (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
+40.00% - 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))
-22.22% - America's Got Talent
-38.89% - 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," 1.7/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/7; 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," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/2 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 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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