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[08/07/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Pull Back in Front
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (8/6/19):

NBC (7.855 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was back on top on Tuesday with fresh installments of "America's Got Talent" (9.532 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and "Bring the Funny" (4.502 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3).

ABC (2.880 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the number two draw with "Bachelor in Paradise" (3.566 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) followed by repeats of "Bless This Mess" (1.566 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "Black-ish" (1.449 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Next up was FOX (1.521 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with a repeat "Spin the Wheel" (1.627 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and the relocated "First Responders Live" (1.416 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.505 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up a new "Love Island" (2.028 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), a repeat "NCIS" (2.760 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and the season finale of "Blood & Treasure" (2.729 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, a new "Pandora" (0.617 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) and the season finale of "The 100" (0.596 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.607 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Bring the Funny
+16.67% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Love Island
0.00% - Blood & Treasure
0.00% - The 100
0.00% - Pandora
-20.00% - First Responders Live

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The 100 (vs. The Outpost)
0.00% - First Responders Live (vs. Love Connection)
-9.09% - Bachelor in Paradise
-10.00% - Bring the Funny (vs. Making It)
-20.00% - Love Island (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
-26.32% - America's Got Talent
-40.00% - Blood & Treasure (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-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," 1.5/4; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6; 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," 0.3/2; "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 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3. 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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