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[12/07/16 - 09:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demo Race 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 (12/6/16):

NBC (9.579 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) took home the adults 18-49 honors on Tuesday with a new "The Voice" (10.099 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) followed by the fall finales of "This Is Us" (10.926 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) and "Chicago Fire" (7.713 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3).

CBS (11.788 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with originals from "NCIS" (14.493 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3), "Bull" (11.572 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.300 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Next up was ABC (3.815 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its comedy lineup of "The Middle" (6.047 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6), "American Housewife" (5.005 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6), "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.839 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) and "The Real O'Neals" (3.048 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) plus the fall finale to "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.476 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12).

Meanwhile, The CW (1.982 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) offered up said fall finales to "The Flash" (3.104 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) and "No Tomorrow" (0.861 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16).

And finally, FOX (1.624 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4) closed out the evening with new episodes of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.307 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11), "New Girl" (1.770 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) and "Scream Queens" (1.209 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+3.70% - This Is Us
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - Chicago Fire
0.00% - Bull (vs. 11/22/16)
0.00% - American Housewife
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 11/22/16)
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - New Girl
0.00% - Scream Queens
-8.33% - Fresh Off the Boat
-10.53% - NCIS (vs. 11/22/16)
-12.50% - The Middle
-20.00% - The Real O'Neals
-20.00% - The Flash
-25.00% - No Tomorrow

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - This Is Us (vs. Chicago Med)
+27.27% - The Middle (vs. The Muppets)
+21.43% - NCIS (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
+16.67% - American Housewife (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
+15.38% - Bull (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
+14.29% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Scream Queens)
0.00% - The Flash
-15.00% - Chicago Fire
-15.38% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-20.00% - New Girl (vs. Scream Queens)
-29.63% - The Voice
-38.46% - The Real O'Neals (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-40.00% - No Tomorrow (vs. iZombie)
-44.44% - Scream Queens
-47.83% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show)

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," 2.7/7; 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," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· 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," 1.4/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/8/15):

NBC (10.532 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with a new "The Voice" (12.935 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) alongside the fall finales of "Chicago Med" (9.602 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) and "Chicago Fire" (9.061 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4).

CBS (9.099 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver despite repeats of "NCIS" (11.377 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.330 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) plus its annual special "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" (6.592 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2).

Next up was ABC (3.393 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its fall exits from "The Muppets" (3.828 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10), "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.931 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (3.842 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) alongside a repeat "Shark Tank" (2.459 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.550 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) served up a new "Scream Queens" (2.619 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11) and the finale to "Scream Queens" (2.481 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

And finally, the fall finales from "The Flash" (3.411 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) and "iZombie" (1.498 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) on The CW (2.454 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.26% - Chicago Fire
+5.00% - Chicago Med
+3.85% - The Voice
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - Fresh Off the Boat
0.00% - The Muppets
0.00% - Scream Queens
-14.29% - The Flash
-16.67% - iZombie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Chicago Fire (vs. Angelina Jolie: Unbroken)
+100.00% - Chicago Med (vs. Marry Me/About a Boy)
+22.73% - The Voice
+9.09% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (Repeat))
0.00% - The Muppets (vs. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (Repeat))
-20.00% - The Flash
-23.53% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-30.30% - The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
-33.33% - Scream Queens - 9:00 (vs. New Girl/The Mindy Project)
-37.50% - Scream Queens - 8:00 (vs. MasterChef Junior)
-54.55% - iZombie (vs. Supernatural)

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," 2.9/8; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/5; 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," 1.1/6; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· 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" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4). 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 0.9/4 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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