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[07/05/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Holiday with "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
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 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/4/17):

NBC (5.980 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the holiday champ on Tuesday with its telecast of "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (6.436 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and an encore of "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (5.068 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2).

CBS (4.911 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) then was the silver draw with repeats of "NCIS" (5.086 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "Bull" (4.704 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.945 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3).

Next up was ABC (1.869 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and its second run mix of "The Middle" (2.444 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "Fresh Off the Boat" (1.690 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "Black-ish" (1.674 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), another "Black-ish" (1.801 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4), "American Housewife" (1.754 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and another "The Middle" (1.851 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.318 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) likewise opted for repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (1.563 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12), "The Mick" (1.189 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (0.955 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (0.585 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.1, #17), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.656 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.651 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.619 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-50.00% - Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (vs. America's Got Talent)

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," 2.0/6 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/3 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 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 with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 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 0.6/3 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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