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[07/13/16 - 09:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, MLB All-Star Game Edge Out Demo 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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/12/16):

FOX (7.942 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) claimed the top demo spot on Tuesday with its coverage of the "MLB All-Star Game" (7.942 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

NBC (8.819 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) was a close second with a new "America's Got Talent" (11.167 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and the season finale of "Maya & Marty" (4.123 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Next up was ABC (4.566 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with encores of "Celebrity Family Feud" (4.607 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (4.024 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6) followed by the season finale of "To Tell the Truth" (5.069 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.154 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up its trio of "NCIS" (5.839 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9), "Zoo" (4.432 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.192 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.789 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with a repeat "The Flash" (0.810 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and the penultimate "Containment" (0.769 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Containment
+10.00% - To Tell the Truth
0.00% - Maya & Marty
0.00% - Zoo
-11.54% - America's Got Talent

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - To Tell the Truth (vs. Extreme Weight Loss)
0.00% - Containment (vs. iZombie (Repeat))
-4.17% - America's Got Talent
-20.00% - Zoo
-28.57% - MLB All-Star Game
-33.33% - Maya & Marty (vs. Hollywood Game Night)

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; "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.7/4; 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," 0.9/5; "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 1.1/4 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· 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 (7/14/15):

FOX (10.206 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday with its annual presentation of the "MLB All-Star Game" (10.206 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1).

NBC (8.809 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then had to settle for second place with originals from "America's Got Talent" (10.570 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and "Hollywood Game Night" (5.286 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

Next up was CBS (6.319 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its trio of "NCIS" (6.798 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "Zoo" (6.480 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.680 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.652 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up repeats of "Fresh Off the Boat" (2.781 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "Black-ish" (2.512 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) alongside a new "Extreme Weight Loss" (2.655 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.344 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "iZombie" (0.875 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) on The CW (1.109 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #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 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Extreme Weight Loss
+9.09% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Hollywood Game Night
-9.09% - Zoo

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. The Night Shift)
+20.00% - America's Got Talent
+11.11% - Zoo (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
-6.67% - MLB All-Star Game
-15.79% - Extreme Weight Loss (vs. Extreme Weight Loss/Celebrity Wife Swap)

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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