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[10/12/16 - 09:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Charts with "This Is Us"
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/11/16):

NBC (9.325 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (10.638 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2), "This Is Us" (9.818 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) and the season premiere of "Chicago Fire" (7.521 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T3).

CBS (12.367 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with its trio of "NCIS" (14.482 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5), "Bull" (12.966 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.654 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

Next up was ABC (4.579 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and the debut of its fall lineup of "The Middle" (6.632 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T5), "American Housewife" (6.487 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T3), "Fresh Off the Boat" (4.962 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8), "The Real O'Neals" (3.762 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.816 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.842 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up its crossover between "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.133 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12) and "New Girl" (1.958 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12) plus a new "Scream Queens" (1.639 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #15).

And finally, The CW (1.796 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the night with week two of "The Flash" (2.750 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11) and "No Tomorrow" (0.843 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The Voice
+7.69% - This Is Us (vs. 9/27/16)
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. 9/27/16)
-5.56% - NCIS
-10.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-10.00% - New Girl
-12.50% - Scream Queens (vs. 9/27/16)
-15.79% - Bull (vs. 9/27/16)
-16.67% - The Flash
-20.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 9/27/16)
-40.00% - No Tomorrow

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+108.33% - The Voice (vs. Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris)
+30.77% - The Middle (vs. The Muppets)
+28.57% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+28.57% - American Housewife (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
+12.00% - This Is Us (vs. The Voice)
+7.14% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
+6.67% - Bull (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
0.00% - New Girl (vs. The Grinder)
0.00% - Chicago Fire
-10.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Grandfathered)
-14.29% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. Limitless)
-14.29% - The Real O'Neals (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-15.00% - NCIS
-23.08% - The Flash
-30.00% - Scream Queens
-40.00% - No Tomorrow (vs. iZombie)

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," 2.3/6 with an encore; 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," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/13/15):

NBC (7.251 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday with its revised lineup of "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris" (4.475 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10), "The Voice" (9.913 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Chicago Fire" (7.366 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3).

CBS (12.027 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was a competitive second with its trio of "NCIS" (15.733 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "NCIS: New Orleans" (12.250 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) and "Limitless" (8.098 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

Next up was ABC (3.464 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and originals from "The Muppets" (4.497 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8), "Fresh Off the Boat" (4.077 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (3.720 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) plus a repeat "Shark Tank" (2.386 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.637 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) offered up new episodes of "Grandfathered" (3.131 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11), "The Grinder" (2.510 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13) and "Scream Queens" (2.454 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11).

And finally, week two of "The Flash" (3.318 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8) and "iZombie" (1.379 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) on The CW (2.349 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.64% - The Voice
-4.76% - NCIS
-7.14% - The Flash
-7.69% - Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris
-9.09% - Grandfathered
-9.09% - Scream Queens
-10.00% - The Grinder
-11.76% - NCIS: New Orleans
-12.50% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-17.65% - Limitless
-18.75% - The Muppets
-22.22% - Fresh Off the Boat
-28.57% - iZombie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+55.56% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Manhattan Love Story)
+30.00% - The Muppets (vs. Selfie)
+28.57% - The Grinder (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
+25.00% - Grandfathered (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+21.95% - The Voice (vs. Marry Me/About a Boy)
-6.67% - Limitless (vs. Person of Interest)
-9.09% - Scream Queens (vs. New Girl/The Mindy Project)
-10.00% - Chicago Fire
-12.50% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-18.75% - The Flash
-20.00% - NCIS
-31.82% - NCIS: New Orleans
-50.00% - iZombie (vs. Supernatural)
-63.64% - Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris (vs. The Voice)

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," 2.7/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· 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" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households 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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