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[06/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
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 (6/24/20):

NBC (3.720 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) led a low key Wednesday with its repeat lineup of "Chicago Med" (3.855 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1), "Chicago Fire" (3.618 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) and "Chicago PD" (3.688 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1).

FOX (1.524 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) shared in the demo honors with a rebroadcast of "MasterChef" (1.484 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) followed by a new "Ultimate Tag" (1.565 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1).

Next up was ABC (2.636 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) with its encore of "Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America" (3.159 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) alongside a new "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (1.590 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Meanwhile, CBS (2.567 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) offered up a new "Game On!" (3.004 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) plus repeats of "SEAL Team" (2.283 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "SWAT" (2.414 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, originals from "The 100" (0.590 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) and "Bulletproof" (0.344 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) on The CW (0.467 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Ultimate Tag
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - Bulletproof
-33.33% - Game On!
-50.00% - The 100

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Ultimate Tag (vs. First Responders Live)
-50.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Match Game)
-50.00% - Bulletproof (vs. Jane the Virgin)
-50.00% - The 100 (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))
-63.64% - Game On! (vs. Big Brother 21)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/26/19):

NBC (6.212 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) received a boost on Wednesday thanks to its two-hour coverage of the "NBC News Democratic Candidates Debate" (7.363 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1). Leading off the evening was a repeat of "Ellen's Game of Games" (3.908 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

Second place then went to CBS (4.051 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with night two of "Big Brother 21" (4.529 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) alongside the penultimate "The Amazing Race 31" (3.952 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and the finale to "The Amazing Race 31" (3.672 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Next up was ABC (3.544 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its game show trio of "Press Your Luck" (4.203 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3), "Card Sharks" (3.316 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Match Game" (3.114 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.264 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up originals from "MasterChef" (2.644 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "First Responders Live" (1.884 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10).

And finally, a repeat "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.856 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and a new "Jane the Virgin" (0.672 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.764 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Amazing Race 31
0.00% - MasterChef
0.00% - Jane the Virgin
-20.00% - Press Your Luck
-25.00% - Match Game
-33.33% - First Responders Live
-33.33% - Card Sharks

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+233.33% - NBC News Democratic Candidates Debate (vs. World of Dance (Repeat)/Reverie)
+23.08% - Press Your Luck (vs. The Goldbergs (Repeats))
+9.09% - Card Sharks (vs. Modern Family/American Housewife (Repeats))
0.00% - Jane the Virgin (vs. The Originals)
0.00% - Match Game (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-12.50% - The Amazing Race 31 - 10:00 (vs. Code Black)
-26.67% - Big Brother 21
-30.00% - MasterChef
-46.67% - The Amazing Race 31 - 9:00 (vs. Big Brother 20)
-63.64% - First Responders Live (vs. Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In adults 18-49, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (with a 0.36 rating) outscored "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" (0.32).

· In the key news demographic of adults 25-54, "Tonight" (0.56) also led the hour over "Late Show" (0.49).

· In total viewers, results were: "Late Show," 2.851 million, "Tonight," 2.066 million.

· At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" prevailed over CBS' encore "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in adults 18-49 (0.25 vs. 0.11), adults 25-54 (0.39 vs. 0.21) and total viewers (1.279 million vs. 902,000).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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