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[11/20/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Take Home Demo Crown
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 (11/19/19):

NBC (7.008 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday with a new "The Voice" (8.245 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) followed by the fall finales to "This Is Us" (7.265 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (5.512 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

CBS (8.897 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then claimed the silver with its trio of "NCIS" (11.012 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "FBI" (8.829 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.850 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

Next up was FOX (3.279 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with fresh installments of "The Resident" (3.899 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "Empire" (2.660 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.117 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up originals from "The Conners" (5.645 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3), "Bless This Mess" (3.412 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10), "Mixed-ish" (2.630 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10), "Black-ish" (2.406 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Emergence" (2.303 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14).

And finally, The CW (1.019 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed the night with new episodes from "The Flash" (1.296 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and "Arrow" (0.742 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The Flash (vs. 11/5/19)
+20.00% - Black-ish
+16.67% - NCIS: New Orleans
+15.38% - This Is Us
+14.29% - FBI
+14.29% - New Amsterdam
+14.29% - The Resident
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - The Conners
0.00% - Empire
0.00% - Bless This Mess
0.00% - Mixed-ish
0.00% - Arrow (vs. 11/5/19)
-42.86% - Emergence (vs. 11/5/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+166.67% - The Resident (vs. The Gifted (Repeat))
+75.00% - Empire (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
0.00% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
-7.14% - The Voice
-12.50% - NCIS: New Orleans
-16.67% - The Flash
-16.67% - NCIS
-16.67% - This Is Us
-20.00% - FBI
-25.00% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-27.27% - New Amsterdam
-28.57% - The Conners
-33.33% - Arrow (vs. Black Lightning)
-33.33% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-42.86% - Emergence (vs. The Rookie)

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

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Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/20/18):

NBC (7.331 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) took home top adults 18-49 honors on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (8.219 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2), "This Is Us" (7.889 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (5.885 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

CBS (9.409 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was the silver draw with its trio of "NCIS" (11.899 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4), "FBI" (8.895 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.433 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Next up was ABC (4.269 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and originals from "The Conners" (6.911 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2), "The Kids Are Alright" (4.389 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "Black-ish" (3.478 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Splitting Up Together" (2.730 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "The Rookie" (4.052 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

Meanwhile, The CW (1.301 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Flash" (1.602 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "Black Lightning" (1.000 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14).

And finally, FOX (1.318 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) opted for repeats of "The Gifted" (1.178 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and "Lethal Weapon" (1.457 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - New Amsterdam
0.00% - The Rookie
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - Black Lightning
-6.67% - The Conners
-9.09% - FBI
-10.00% - This Is Us
-10.00% - The Kids Are Alright
-11.11% - NCIS: New Orleans
-12.50% - The Voice
-14.29% - NCIS
-14.29% - Splitting Up Together
-20.00% - Black-ish

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - The Conners (vs. The Middle)
-9.09% - FBI (vs. Bull)
-11.11% - NCIS: New Orleans
-14.29% - NCIS
-15.38% - New Amsterdam (vs. Chicago Med)
-17.65% - The Voice
-18.18% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-25.00% - The Flash
-28.00% - This Is Us
-38.46% - Black-ish (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
-40.00% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)
-46.15% - The Rookie (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
-53.85% - Splitting Up Together (vs. Dancing with the Stars)

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," 1.8/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.9/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. 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 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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