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[02/03/21 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Top Demos; CBS Wins 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/2/20):

ABC (3.388 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) and FOX (3.195 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) shared the demo crown on Tuesday as the latter offered up originals from "The Resident" (3.973 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) and "Prodigal Son" (2.417 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

The Alphabet then served up its mix of "To Tell the Truth" (4.175 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2), "Black-ish" (2.626 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2), "Mixed-ish" (2.201 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "Big Sky" (3.576 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1).

Next up was CBS (4.345 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "NCIS" (4.870 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "FBI" (4.574 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (3.590 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (1.932 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) opted for a new "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" (2.236 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), a repeat "This Is Us" (1.914 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and a new "Nurses" (1.647 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

And finally, "Two Sentence Horror Stories" (0.519 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13), a repeat "Two Sentence Horror Stories" (0.340 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.0, #15) and "Trickster" (0.320 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) rounded out the night on The CW (0.375 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Nurses
0.00% - Big Sky
0.00% - Prodigal Son
0.00% - Two Sentence Horror Stories
0.00% - Trickster
-16.67% - To Tell the Truth
-16.67% - The Resident
-16.67% - Black-ish
-20.00% - Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
-33.33% - Mixed-ish

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - Big Sky (vs. State of the Union)
0.00% - To Tell the Truth (vs. The Conners/Bless This Mess (Repeats))
-16.67% - Black-ish (vs. State of the Union)
-33.33% - Mixed-ish (vs. State of the Union)
-37.50% - The Resident (vs. Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back)
-50.00% - Trickster (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-55.56% - Prodigal Son (vs. State of the Union)
-60.00% - Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (vs. Ellen's Game of Games)
-60.00% - Nurses (vs. State of the Union)
-75.00% - Two Sentence Horror Stories (vs. The Flash)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/4/20):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live events, Fast Nationals are approximate.]

NBC (4.365 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the demp champ on Tuesday with its mix of "Ellen's Game of Games" (5.005 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1), "State of the Union" (4.388 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "State of the Union Analysis" (3.017 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

FOX (3.182 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) was a close second with a special "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" (3.062 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) alongside its "State of the Union" (3.390 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "State of the Union Analysis" (2.797 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Next up was CBS (4.796 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) with a repeat "NCIS" (5.912 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) followed by "State of the Union" (4.558 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "State of the Union Analysis" (3.276 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12).

ABC (3.462 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) likewise opted for repeats of "The Conners" (4.079 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Bless This Mess" (2.901 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) plus "State of the Union" (3.622 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "State of the Union Analysis" (2.925 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11).

And finally, the return of "The Flash" (1.287 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and a new "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.788 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) rounded out the night on The CW (1.037 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back
0.00% - Ellen's Game of Games
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. 1/21/20)
-33.33% - The Flash (vs. 12/10/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (vs. The Masked Singer (Repeat))
-28.57% - Ellen's Game of Games
-42.86% - The Flash
-50.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. Roswell, New Mexico)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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