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[06/08/16 - 09:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Holds Off Special "Bachelorette"
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/7/16):

NBC (8.731 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) held onto the top spot on Tuesday with new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (10.653 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and "Maya & Marty" (4.886 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

ABC (6.333 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then was a close second with special editions of "The Bachelorette" (6.700 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "20/20 - The Bobby Brown Story: Every Little Step" (5.599 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3).

Next up was CBS (6.506 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with repeats of "NCIS" (6.699 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.445 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) followed by a new "Person of Interest" (6.376 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.898 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up originals from "Hotel Hell" (2.389 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Coupled" (1.408 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.575 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "Containment" (1.413 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) on The CW (1.493 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Person of Interest
0.00% - Coupled
-12.00% - America's Got Talent
-12.50% - Hotel Hell
-20.00% - Maya & Marty

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Person of Interest (vs. 48 Hours (Repeat))
-4.35% - America's Got Talent
-12.50% - Hotel Hell (vs. Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?)
-25.00% - Maya & Marty (vs. I Can Do That!)
-50.00% - Coupled (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-54.85% - The Bachelorette (vs. Various)
-75.86% - 20/20 - The Bobby Brown Story: Every Little Step (vs. NBA Finals, Game 3)

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," 2.5/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/4; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/3 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.8/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/9/15):

ABC (12.624 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.9, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday thanks to its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (8.143 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3), "NBA Countdown" (9.159 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2) and "NBA Finals, Game 3" (14.611 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.8, #1).

NBC (8.789 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then had to settle for second place with originals from "America's Got Talent" (10.339 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) and "I Can Do That!" (5.688 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5).

Next up was FOX (3.167 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a new "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (2.934 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and the season finale of "Hell's Kitchen" (3.400 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.474 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) served up repeats of "NCIS" (7.210 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.638 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and "48 Hours" (5.573 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (1.219 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and the season finale of "iZombie" (1.395 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) on The CW (1.307 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former posted a 0.2 rating while the latter delivered a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
+6.67% - I Can Do That!
-4.17% - America's Got Talent
-9.09% - Hell's Kitchen
-16.67% - iZombie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. I Wanna Marry 'Harry')
+150.00% - iZombie (vs. Supernatural (Repeat))
+100.00% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (vs. Riot)
+42.11% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night
+41.67% - NBA Countdown
+18.37% - NBA Finals, Game 3
+6.67% - I Can Do That! (vs. The Night Shift)
-11.54% - America's Got Talent

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; "CBS Summer Showcase," 1.8/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.7/9 delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/4; "CBS Summer Showcase," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/8 delayed by an NBA Finals overrun.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," delayed by an NBA Finals overrun, averaged a 1.8/7 in metered-market households and a 0.8/6 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" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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