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[11/18/15 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Sparks Another Demo Victory for NBC
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 (11/17/15):

NBC (9.217 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday thanks to a new "The Voice" (11.110 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1), the launch of "Chicago Med" (8.593 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) and an original "Chicago Fire" (7.948 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4).

CBS (12.296 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then was the number two draw with its trio of "NCIS" (16.471 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), "NCIS: New Orleans" (12.866 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5) and "Limitless" (7.552 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6).

Next up was ABC (3.331 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "The Muppets" (3.901 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10), "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.843 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (3.572 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8) plus a repeat "Shark Tank" (2.549 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.521 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) offered up new episodes of "Grandfathered" (2.985 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11), "The Grinder" (2.376 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12) and "Scream Queens" (2.362 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12).

And finally, originals from "The Flash" (3.338 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8) and "iZombie" (1.260 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) on The CW (2.299 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - The Grinder
+7.69% - Fresh Off the Boat
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - The Muppets
0.00% - Grandfathered
0.00% - Scream Queens
-3.70% - The Voice
-4.55% - NCIS
-5.88% - NCIS: New Orleans
-6.67% - Limitless
-9.52% - Chicago Fire
-13.33% - The Flash
-16.67% - iZombie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+51.72% - Chicago Med (vs. Marry Me/About a Boy)
+27.27% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+9.09% - The Muppets (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Flash
-5.00% - Chicago Fire
-12.50% - Limitless (vs. Person of Interest)
-18.75% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-19.23% - NCIS
-28.00% - Scream Queens (vs. New Girl/The Mindy Project)
-30.43% - NCIS: New Orleans
-33.33% - Grandfathered (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-40.00% - The Grinder (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-50.00% - iZombie (vs. Supernatural)

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," 2.8/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/6; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/18/14):

CBS (14.748 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) moved into the top spot on Tuesday with its trio of "NCIS" (17.889 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T1), "NCIS: New Orleans" (16.677 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) and "Person of Interest" (9.679 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5).

NBC (7.678 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then had to settle for second place with its mix of "The Voice" (10.497 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T1), "Marry Me" (5.327 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5), "About a Boy" (4.307 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10) and "Chicago Fire" (7.718 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4).

Next up was FOX (3.382 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with originals from "MasterChef Junior" (4.180 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8), "New Girl" (2.800 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #9) and "The Mindy Project" (2.371 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.483 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4) served up a repeat of "Shark Tank" (4.504 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12) followed by new episodes of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (4.535 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5) and "Forever" (4.409 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14).

And finally, new episodes of "The Flash" (3.579 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10) and "Supernatural" (2.627 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14) on The CW (3.103 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "The Flash" posted a 1.0 rating while "Supernatural" delivered a 0.9 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+23.08% - Person of Interest
+23.08% - Marry Me (vs. 11/4/14)
+18.18% - About a Boy (vs. 11/4/14)
+15.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
+13.04% - NCIS
+11.11% - Supernatural
+10.00% - The Mindy Project
+7.69% - New Girl
+6.67% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - Forever
-7.14% - The Flash
-9.09% - Chicago Fire
-10.34% - The Voice
-16.67% - MasterChef Junior

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+333.33% - The Flash (vs. The iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Lady Gaga)
+44.44% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser 15)
+11.11% - Supernatural
+7.14% - MasterChef Junior (vs. Dads/Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
+5.26% - Chicago Fire
-8.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-8.33% - The Mindy Project
-13.33% - NCIS
-17.65% - New Girl
-20.00% - Person of Interest
-29.82% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. The Goldbergs/David Blaine: Real or Magic)
-48.39% - Marry Me (vs. The Voice)
-58.06% - About a Boy (vs. The Voice)
-60.00% - Forever (vs. David Blaine: Real or Magic)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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