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[02/12/20 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Tops Demos for NBC
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/11/20):

NBC (5.130 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) claimed the adults 18-49 crown thanks to its mix of "Ellen's Game of Games" (4.534 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), "This Is Us" (6.373 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (4.483 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

The silver went to CBS (8.885 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) and its trio of "NCIS" (11.647 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3), "FBI" (8.914 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (6.096 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

Next up was ABC (3.568 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with originals from "The Conners" (6.339 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), "Bless This Mess" (3.601 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "Mixed-ish" (2.569 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Black-ish" (2.542 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and the debut of "For Life" (3.178 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.821 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up a repeat of "The Resident" (1.642 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) plus a new "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" (2.000 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Flash" (1.137 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.746 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) over on The CW (0.942 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - The Conners (vs. 1/28/20)
+20.00% - Mixed-ish (vs. 1/28/20)
+20.00% - Black-ish (vs. 1/28/20)
+16.67% - Bless This Mess (vs. 1/28/20)
+7.69% - This Is Us (vs. 1/28/20)
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-9.09% - NCIS (vs. 1/28/20)
-10.00% - Ellen's Game of Games
-11.11% - FBI (vs. 1/28/20)
-14.29% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. 1/28/20)
-14.29% - New Amsterdam (vs. 1/28/20)
-25.00% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back
-25.00% - The Flash

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - The Conners (vs. American Housewife)
+20.00% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (vs. The Gifted)
+16.67% - For Life (vs. The Rookie)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
0.00% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-17.65% - This Is Us
-20.00% - FBI
-23.08% - NCIS
-25.00% - Mixed-ish
-25.00% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
-33.33% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Roswell, New Mexico)
-40.00% - Ellen's Game of Games
-40.00% - New Amsterdam
-50.00% - The Flash


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/12/19):

NBC (6.367 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was still the demo champ on Tuesday thanks to originals from "Ellen's Game of Games" (6.013 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "This Is Us" (7.327 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (5.760 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

CBS (9.942 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with its trio of "NCIS" (13.242 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), "FBI" (9.430 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.154 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Next up was ABC (3.396 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its lineup of "American Housewife" (4.263 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6), "The Kids Are Alright" (3.195 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9), "Black-ish" (3.124 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Splitting Up Together" (2.615 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "The Rookie" (3.591 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.380 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Lethal Weapon" (3.169 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "The Gifted" (1.592 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14).

And finally, originals from "The Flash" (1.710 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "Roswell, New Mexico" (1.148 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) on The CW (1.429 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - FBI (vs. 1/22/19)
+12.50% - American Housewife
+7.14% - Ellen's Game of Games
0.00% - NCIS (vs. 1/15/19)
0.00% - New Amsterdam (vs. 1/22/19)
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 1/22/19)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. 1/22/19)
0.00% - Lethal Weapon (vs. 1/15/19)
0.00% - Splitting Up Together (vs. 1/22/19)
0.00% - The Gifted (vs. 1/22/19)
-10.53% - This Is Us (vs. 1/22/19)
-12.50% - The Kids Are Alright
-14.29% - The Rookie (vs. 1/22/19)
-14.29% - The Flash
-25.00% - Roswell, New Mexico

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Flash (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
+66.67% - FBI (vs. Bull (Repeat))
+62.50% - NCIS (vs. NCIS (Repeat)
+60.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Rookie (vs. 20/20: Lights, Camera, Romance!)
+16.67% - Lethal Weapon (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+12.50% - American Housewife (vs. The Bachelor Winter Games)
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. The Bachelor Winter Games)
0.00% - The Gifted (vs. LA to Vegas/The Mick (Repeats))
-12.50% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. The Bachelor Winter Games)
-25.00% - Splitting Up Together (vs. The Bachelor Winter Games)
-40.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Black Lightning)
-67.31% - This Is Us (vs. 2018 Winter Olympics)
-71.15% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. 2018 Winter Olympics)
-80.77% - New Amsterdam (vs. 2018 Winter Olympics)

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," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.4/5. 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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