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[06/04/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; NBC Leads Total Viewers
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 (6/3/20):

ABC (2.751 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on Wednesday with its presentation of "The Wonderful World of Disney: Up" (3.355 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) and a new "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (1.545 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

A close second was FOX (1.790 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) with a repeat "MasterChef" (1.724 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and a new "Ultimate Tag" (1.857 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2).

Next up was NBC (3.800 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with its trio of "Chicago Med" (3.900 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), "Chicago Fire" (3.785 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "Chicago PD" (3.716 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.000 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up a new "Game On!" (3.804 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) alongside repeats of "SEAL Team" (2.636 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "SWAT" (2.560 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, an original "The 100" (0.728 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and a repeat "Bulletproof" (0.348 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) rounded out the night on The CW (0.538 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Game On!
0.00% - Ultimate Tag
0.00% - The 100
-25.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The 100 (vs. My Last Days)
0.00% - Ultimate Tag (vs. Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (Repeat))
-25.00% - Game On! (vs. The Amazing Race 31)
-91.89% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. NBA Finals, Game 3)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/5/19):

ABC (9.195 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) was the top draw on Wednesday thanks its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (7.027 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3), "NBA Countdown" (6.424 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and the "NBA Finals, Game 3" (10.430 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1).

NBC (3.912 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then took home the silver with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (4.341 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) and "The InBetween" (3.052 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8).

Next up was FOX (2.334 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with a new "MasterChef" (2.694 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and a repeat "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" (1.974 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.583 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Amazing Race 31" (4.653 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and "NCIS: The Cases They Can't Forget" (3.141 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) alongside a repeat "SWAT" (2.956 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.594 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with the season finale of "My Last Days" (0.594 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) and a new "Jane the Virgin" (0.594 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Amazing Race 31
0.00% - NCIS: The Cases They Can't Forget
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-10.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-12.50% - MasterChef
-16.67% - The InBetween
-50.00% - My Last Days

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Amazing Race 31 (vs. SEAL Team (Repeat))
0.00% - NCIS: The Cases They Can't Forget (vs. SEAL Team (Repeat))
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. The Originals)
0.00% - The InBetween (vs. Reverie)
-18.18% - American Ninja Warrior
-22.22% - MasterChef
-23.08% - NBA Countdown
-26.92% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night
-28.85% - NBA Finals, Game 3
-50.00% - My Last Days (vs. Supergirl (Repeat))

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" was delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 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," 0.2/2 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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