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[06/15/16 - 09:22 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Hold Off Competition
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/14/16):

NBC (9.221 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was still the network to beat on Tuesday with its duo of "America's Got Talent" (11.189 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Maya & Marty" (5.286 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4).

ABC (5.291 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with the premieres of "To Tell the Truth" (5.428 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "Uncle Buck" (5.280 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) followed by second episodes of "Uncle Buck" (5.204 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and "To Tell the Truth" (5.203 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5).

Next up was CBS (6.549 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its lineup of "NCIS" (6.762 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10), "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.647 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) and a new "Person of Interest" (6.238 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.976 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up originals from "Hotel Hell" (2.558 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8) and "Coupled" (1.394 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11).

And finally, a new "The Flash" (1.047 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and a repeat "Containment" (0.973 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (1.010 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Hotel Hell
+16.67% - Maya & Marty
+13.64% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Person of Interest
0.00% - Coupled
-25.00% - Containment (vs. 5/31/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Person of Interest (vs. 48 Hours (Repeat))
+13.64% - America's Got Talent
+7.69% - Maya & Marty (vs. I Can Do That!)
0.00% - Containment (vs. iZombie (Repeat))
-47.06% - Hotel Hell (vs. FIFA Women's World Cup 2015)
-70.59% - Coupled (vs. FIFA Women's World Cup 2015)
-76.19% - To Tell the Truth - 8:00 (vs. Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night/NBA Countdown)
-79.17% - Uncle Buck - 9:00 (vs. NBA Finals, Game 6)
-79.17% - Uncle Buck - 9:30 (vs. NBA Finals, Game 6)
-83.33% - To Tell the Truth - 10:00 (vs. NBA Finals, Game 6)

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," 2.6/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 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" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/16/15):

ABC (16.487 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.2, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with its coverage of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (10.419 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3), "NBA Countdown" (12.833 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.8, #2) and "NBA Finals, Game 6" (18.918 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.2, #1).

NBC (8.163 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then was a distant second with originals from "America's Got Talent" (9.968 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4) and "I Can Do That!" (4.554 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6).

Next up was FOX (4.642 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and its primetime portion of "FIFA Women's World Cup 2015" (4.642 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.097 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) served up repeats of "NCIS" (7.335 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7), "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.975 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and "48 Hours" (4.983 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.132 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "iZombie" (0.941 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) on The CW (1.037 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) will close out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former posted a 0.2 rating while the latter delivered a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+41.18% - NBA Countdown
+33.33% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night
+24.14% - NBA Finals, Game 6
-4.35% - America's Got Talent
-18.75% - I Can Do That!

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+860.00% - NBA Finals, Game 6 (vs. Extreme Weight Loss/Celebrity Wife Swap (Repeat))
+500.00% - NBA Countdown (vs. Extreme Weight Loss)
+350.00% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night (vs. Extreme Weight Loss)
+240.00% - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 (vs. Various)
-7.14% - I Can Do That! (vs. The Night Shift)
-15.38% - 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," 2.7/6; "CBS Summer Showcase," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 3.8/12 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," 0.9/4; "CBS Summer Showcase," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/11 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 1.9/8 in metered-market households and a 0.8/7 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 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 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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