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[09/07/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Bests "Bachelor in Paradise" Finale
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 (9/7/16):

NBC (10.163 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was Tuesday's top draw thanks to new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (11.733 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and "Better Late Than Never" (7.024 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2).

ABC (4.067 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then was the number two network with the season finales of "Bachelor in Paradise" (5.560 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2), "Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise" (4.044 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) and "Mistresses" (2.597 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

Next up was CBS (5.313 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and a repeat "NCIS" (7.478 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) followed by a new "Zoo" (4.680 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6) and the season finale of "Zoo" (3.782 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up second runs of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.474 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9), "New Girl" (1.122 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "Lucifer" (1.298 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.887 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and a new "MADtv" (0.698 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) closed out the evening on The CW (0.792 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise
+14.29% - Bachelor in Paradise
+14.29% - Zoo
0.00% - Better Late Than Never
0.00% - Mistresses (vs. 8/2/16)
-4.00% - America's Got Talent
-33.33% - MADtv

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+175.00% - Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (Repeat))
+100.00% - Bachelor in Paradise (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+23.08% - Better Late Than Never (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
+20.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Mistresses (vs. Extreme Weight Loss)
0.00% - MADtv (vs. iZombie (Repeat))
-20.00% - Zoo - 9:00
-40.00% - Zoo - 10:00

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," 2.5/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.8/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/3 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 and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/8/15):

NBC (8.551 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the top draw once again on Tuesday with a new "America's Got Talent" (10.363 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and the season finale of "Hollywood Game Night" (4.929 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2).

The silver then went to CBS (6.565 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) with a repeat "NCIS" (8.237 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) followed by a new "Zoo" (5.903 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and a second "Zoo" (5.555 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3).

Next up was ABC (2.358 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with repeats of "Shark Tank" (3.282 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (1.701 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) plus the season finale of "Extreme Weight Loss" (2.092 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.877 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up its season finale of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" (2.517 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7) alongside repeats of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.385 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.090 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

And finally, second runs of "The Flash" (1.158 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "iZombie" (0.716 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.937 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):
+40.00% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
0.00% - Zoo
0.00% - Extreme Weight Loss
-7.14% - Hollywood Game Night
-9.09% - America's Got Talent

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Zoo (vs. Fashion Rocks)
+37.93% - America's Got Talent (vs. Food Fighters/America's Got Talent)
-22.22% - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (vs. Utopia)
-31.58% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. America's Got Talent)
-40.00% - Extreme Weight Loss (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))

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," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 4.9/13; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 1.5/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.3/5, delayed by an extended "Late Show"). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) tied "Late Late Show" (0.4/3, delayed by an extended "Late Show").

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households 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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