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[07/06/16 - 09:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/5/16):

NBC (9.868 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was still the top draw on Tuesday with new episodes from "America's Got Talent" (12.573 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and "Maya & Marty" (4.459 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2).

ABC (3.550 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then took home the silver with its mix of "The Middle" (3.420 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), "Black-ish" (2.624 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11), a new "Uncle Buck" (3.235 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5), the season finale of "Uncle Buck" (3.258 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and an original "To Tell the Truth" (4.381 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.659 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) offered up a repeat "NCIS" (6.749 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), week two of "Zoo" (4.991 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and a repeat "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.239 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

Next up was FOX (1.555 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) with second runs of "Hotel Hell" (1.999 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and "Coupled" (1.110 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.929 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and a new "Containment" (0.820 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.874 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - To Tell the Truth
0.00% - Uncle Buck - 9:30
0.00% - Containment
-9.09% - Maya & Marty (vs. 6/21/16)
-11.11% - Zoo
-18.18% - Uncle Buck

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - To Tell the Truth (vs. Extreme Weight Loss)
+66.67% - Uncle Buck - 9:30 (vs. Extreme Weight Loss)
+50.00% - Uncle Buck - 9:00 (vs. Extreme Weight Loss)
+18.18% - America's Got Talent
-27.27% - Zoo
-33.33% - Maya & Marty (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
-50.00% - Containment (vs. iZombie (Repeat))

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

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets (the Dallas market is currently excluded), household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.9/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.7/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 1.1/4 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" (0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.8/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 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 (7/7/15):

NBC (8.711 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with a new "America's Got Talent" (10.358 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and the return of "Hollywood Game Night" (5.416 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

The silver then went to CBS (6.999 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with a repeat "NCIS" (7.481 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4), week two of "Zoo" (7.530 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and a repeat "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.987 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

Next up was ABC (2.269 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and repeats of "Fresh Off the Boat" (2.865 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Black-ish" (2.603 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) followed by a new "Extreme Weight Loss" (2.036 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.068 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) served up a new "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (2.463 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and a special repeat "Bullseye" (1.672 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.439 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "iZombie" (0.941 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) on The CW (1.190 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 0.3 rating while the latter delivered a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-8.33% - America's Got Talent
-8.33% - Zoo
-14.29% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (vs. 6/23/15)
-14.29% - Extreme Weight Loss

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+29.41% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+22.22% - Zoo (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
+15.38% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. The Night Shift)
+9.09% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (vs. Various (Repeats))
-40.00% - Extreme Weight Loss (vs. Extreme Weight Loss/Celebrity Wife Swap)

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

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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