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[11/15/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Take Home Demo Crown
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 (11/14/17):

NBC (8.018 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (9.893 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "This Is Us" (9.925 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and the finale to "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" (4.238 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

The silver then went to CBS (11.015 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and its mainstays "NCIS" (12.944 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Bull" (10.387 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.715 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

Next up was ABC (3.514 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "The Middle" (5.644 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.842 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "Black-ish" (3.899 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "The Mayor" (2.510 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" (2.595 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.886 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Lethal Weapon" (3.894 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "The Mick" (2.113 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.645 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

And finally, originals from "The Flash" (2.396 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.550 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) rounded out the night over on The CW (1.973 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
+10.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
+5.26% - The Voice
+4.00% - This Is Us
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - The Middle
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - Black-ish
0.00% - Lethal Weapon
0.00% - Fresh Off the Boat
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - The Mick
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-12.50% - The Mayor
-14.29% - Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. No Tomorrow)
+16.67% - The Mick (vs. Scream Queens)
+11.11% - Lethal Weapon (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine/New Girl)
0.00% - This Is Us
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Scream Queens)
-4.76% - The Voice
-8.33% - NCIS: New Orleans
-11.76% - NCIS
-15.38% - Black-ish (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-18.75% - The Middle
-20.00% - Bull
-25.00% - The Flash
-33.33% - Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (vs. Chicago Fire)
-36.36% - The Mayor (vs. The Real O'Neals)
-37.50% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. American Housewife)
-62.50% - Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (vs. David Blaine: Beyond Magic)

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," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; 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 0.4/3 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," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/3.

· 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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/15/16):

NBC (8.702 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (9.663 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2), "This Is Us" (9.499 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and "Chicago Fire" (6.944 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T7).

CBS (11.819 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) then was the most-watched network with its trio of "NCIS" (14.610 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3), "Bull" (11.786 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (9.061 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10).

Next up was ABC (4.914 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) with originals from "The Middle" (6.158 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4), "American Housewife" (5.240 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4), "Fresh Off the Boat" (4.259 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9), "The Real O'Neals" (3.563 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12) and "David Blaine: Beyond Magic" (5.131 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.762 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.205 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13), "New Girl" (1.959 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) and "Scream Queens" (1.443 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15).

And finally, new episodes of "The Flash" (3.001 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10) and "No Tomorrow" (0.855 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16) on The CW (1.928 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - The Real O'Neals (vs. 11/1/16)
+33.33% - The Flash (vs. 11/1/16)
+30.00% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. 11/1/16)
+14.29% - The Middle (vs. 11/1/16)
+13.04% - This Is Us (vs. 11/1/16)
+7.14% - Chicago Fire (vs. 11/1/16)
+6.67% - American Housewife (vs. 11/1/16)
0.00% - The Voice (vs. 10/25/16)
0.00% - NCIS (vs. 10/25/16)
0.00% - Bull (vs. 10/25/16)
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. 10/18/16)
0.00% - New Girl (vs. 10/18/16)
0.00% - Scream Queens (vs. 10/18/16)
0.00% - No Tomorrow (vs. 11/1/16)
-7.69% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. 10/25/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+128.57% - David Blaine: Beyond Magic (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+33.33% - The Middle (vs. The Muppets)
+18.18% - This Is Us (vs. Chicago Med)
+14.29% - American Housewife (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
0.00% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
0.00% - New Girl (vs. The Grinder)
-6.25% - Bull (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
-7.69% - The Flash
-10.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Grandfathered)
-14.29% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. Limitless)
-15.38% - The Real O'Neals (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-19.05% - NCIS
-19.23% - The Voice
-21.05% - Chicago Fire
-33.33% - 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," 2.3/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

· 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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