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[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
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 (2/9/20):

CBS (7.499 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) pulled in front on Tuesday thanks to originals from "NCIS" (9.468 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2), "FBI" (7.554 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (5.475 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

NBC (3.010 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) was the silver draw with the Sunday-bound "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" (2.127 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) followed by new episodes of "This Is Us" (4.985 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) and "Nurses" (1.917 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12).

Next up was ABC (3.140 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its lineup of "To Tell the Truth" (3.764 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Black-ish" (2.316 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), "Mixed-ish" (1.925 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Big Sky" (3.536 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.597 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Resident" (3.275 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7) and "Prodigal Son" (1.920 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, "Two Sentence Horror Stories" (0.520 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13), a repeat "Two Sentence Horror Stories" (0.336 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) and "Trickster" (0.367 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) rounded out the night on The CW (0.397 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - To Tell the Truth
+11.11% - This Is Us (vs. 1/12/21)
0.00% - NCIS (vs. 1/26/21)
0.00% - FBI (vs. 1/26/21)
0.00% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. 1/26/21)
0.00% - Big Sky
0.00% - The Resident
0.00% - Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
0.00% - Mixed-ish
0.00% - Prodigal Son
0.00% - Nurses
0.00% - Two Sentence Horror Stories
0.00% - Trickster
-20.00% - Black-ish

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - The Resident (vs. The Resident (Repeat))
0.00% - FBI
0.00% - FBI: Most Wanted
-10.00% - NCIS
-14.29% - Big Sky (vs. For Life)
-28.57% - This Is Us
-33.33% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-33.33% - Prodigal Son (vs. Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back)
-33.33% - Black-ish (vs. Mixed-ish)
-33.33% - To Tell the Truth (vs. The Conners/Bless This Mess)
-50.00% - Nurses (vs. New Amsterdam)
-50.00% - Trickster (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-55.56% - Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (vs. Ellen's Game of Games)
-66.67% - 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 (2/11/20):

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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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