or


[03/11/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (3/10/20):

ABC (6.706 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) surged to the demo crown with the season finale of "The Bachelor" (8.483 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and a new "For Life" (3.153 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

The silver went to NBC (4.819 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and its trio of "Ellen's Game of Games" (4.409 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), "This Is Us" (5.576 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) and "New Amsterdam" (4.471 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

Next up was CBS (8.279 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with new episodes of "NCIS" (10.428 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3), "FBI" (8.329 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (6.079 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.827 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up fresh installments of "The Resident" (3.668 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Empire" (1.987 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.920 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night with new episodes of "The Flash" (1.066 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.774 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - For Life (vs. 2/25/20)
+14.29% - The Bachelor (vs. 3/9/20)
0.00% - New Amsterdam (vs. 2/25/20)
0.00% - Empire
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. 2/25/20)
-9.09% - NCIS (vs. 2/18/20)
-10.00% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. 2/18/20)
-11.11% - FBI (vs. 2/18/20)
-12.50% - The Resident
-14.29% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. 2/18/20)
-21.43% - This Is Us (vs. 2/25/20)
-25.00% - The Flash (vs. 2/25/20)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+4.35% - The Bachelor
0.00% - For Life (vs. Videos After Dark)
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Roswell, New Mexico)
-9.09% - NCIS
-12.50% - The Resident (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-14.29% - Empire (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-14.29% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
-20.00% - FBI
-25.00% - Ellen's Game of Games
-30.00% - New Amsterdam
-38.89% - This Is Us
-40.00% - The Flash


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/12/19):

ABC (6.345 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) notched a rare demo victory on Tuesday thanks to the conclusion to "The Bachelor" (8.062 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and a special preview of "Videos After Dark" (2.912 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

NBC (6.323 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then had to settle for second with its mix of "Ellen's Game of Games" (5.334 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), "This Is Us" (7.526 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "New Amsterdam" (6.108 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

Next up was CBS (9.318 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its trio of "NCIS" (11.935 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4), "FBI" (8.955 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.063 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.686 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up the return of "MasterChef Junior" (2.802 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and a second "MasterChef Junior" (2.571 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

And finally, The CW (1.247 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night with fresh installments of "The Flash" (1.556 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and "Roswell, New Mexico" (0.938 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - FBI (vs. 2/26/19)
+5.88% - This Is Us
+4.55% - The Bachelor (vs. 3/11/19)
0.00% - New Amsterdam
-8.33% - NCIS (vs. 2/26/19)
-12.50% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 2/26/19)
-14.29% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. 2/19/19)
-16.67% - The Flash
-33.33% - Roswell, New Mexico

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+147.31% - The Bachelor (vs. Various)
+60.00% - MasterChef Junior - 8:00 (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+7.69% - MasterChef Junior - 9:00 (vs. LA to Vegas/The Mick)
0.00% - Videos After Dark (vs. For the People)
-16.67% - FBI (vs. Bull)
-21.43% - NCIS
-23.08% - New Amsterdam
-28.57% - The Flash
-30.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
-33.33% - This Is Us
-45.45% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. The Voice)
-60.00% - Roswell, New Mexico (vs. Black Lightning)

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," 1.6/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; 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," 0.4/3; 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 0.3/2 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," 0.2/2 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





  [march 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/21/21 - 04:54 PM]
Starz Original Series "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" Sets Records as Network's Most Highly Engaged Series Premiere Ever and Biggest Multiplatform Premiere in 2021
The series debuted as the network's most highly engaged series premiere ever with the best series premiere completion rate across OTT platforms, and dominated social media on premiere night ranking #1 most social series.

[07/21/21 - 02:29 PM]
Viewership for the 2021 NBA Finals on ABC Up 32 Percent from Last Year
Tuesday's title clinching Game 6 broadcast was up 50 percent and was the most-watched game of the series.

[07/20/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Releases Viewership Figures for "Shadow and Bone," "Sweet Tooth," "Army of the Dead," "Fatherhood," More
The streamer details its top films and series for the second quarter of 2021.

[07/16/21 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Delivers Highest-Rated Week for Any Network Since February in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of July 5-11.

[07/15/21 - 02:35 PM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 4 on ABC Up 35 Percent from Last Year
The ABC broadcast averaged 10,254,000 viewers, peaking with 12,559,000 viewers from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.

[07/15/21 - 06:30 AM]
CBS Summer Staples "Big Brother" and "Love Island" Show Year-Over-Year Growth in First Week
In streaming, with three days of viewing data available, "Love Island" is up +14% on Paramount+ and the CBS app.

[07/13/21 - 02:55 PM]
MLB on ESPN: Most-Watched T-Mobile Home Run Derby Since 2017
Viewership for the T-Mobile Home Run Derby was up 13 percent from 2019 and up 19 percent from 2018.

[07/13/21 - 07:36 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 3 on ABC Up 51 Percent from Last Year
Through three games, the 2021 NBA Finals is averaging 9,000,000 viewers, up 33 percent from last year.

[07/12/21 - 12:28 PM]
The Premiere Episode of HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" Is the Most-Watched Max Original Series Since Launch Over Its First Weekend of Availability
Within an hour of the episode's premiere, the show was trending # 1 nationwide on Twitter, continuing as a Top 5 trend through mid-day.

[07/12/21 - 12:04 PM]
WE tv Is the #1 Cable Network with Women on Friday Nights for the First Half of 2021
WE tv has also been the #1 cable network with Black women on Friday nights since 2019.

[07/12/21 - 07:32 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC Up 41 Percent From Last Year
Through two games, the 2021 NBA Finals is averaging 8,970,000 viewers, up 26 percent from last year.

[07/08/21 - 07:19 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 1 on ABC Up 13 Percent from Last Year
The ABC broadcast averaged 8,560,000 viewers, peaking with nearly 10 million viewers (9,970,000) from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.

[07/06/21 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Entertainment Network as "The Bachelorette" Is Night's No. 1 Entertainment Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, June 28.

[07/02/21 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Ties as No. 1 Entertainment Net for 3rd Time in 4 Weeks with Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of June 21-27.

[07/01/21 - 03:05 PM]
ESPN's NBA Conference Finals Game 6 Telecast - Phoenix Suns vs. LA Clippers - Up 64 Percent From Last Year
Overall, ESPN and ABC's NBA Playoffs viewership has averaged nearly four million viewers (3,955,000) across 33 games, including the NBA Play-In Tournament, up 34 percent year over year.