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[11/29/17 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Fall Finale Top Charts
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 (11/28/17):

NBC (9.737 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (10.507 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2), the fall finale of "This Is Us" (10.840 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) plus "Chicago Med" (7.866 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5).

CBS (6.921 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with its annual telecast of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (8.023 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2) followed by a repeat "NCIS" (7.762 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017" (4.980 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4).

Next up was FOX (3.455 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with originals from "Lethal Weapon" (4.952 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "The Mick" (2.202 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.714 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

Meanwhile, The CW (2.749 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) served up the conclusion to its crossover with "The Flash" (2.735 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (2.763 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

And finally, ABC (2.545 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) rounded out the night with its all-repeat lineup of "The Middle" (3.941 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Fresh Off the Boat" (2.709 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13), "Black-ish" (2.610 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13), "The Mayor" (1.953 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15) and "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" (2.027 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
+16.67% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
+14.29% - The Mick
+12.50% - The Flash
+8.00% - This Is Us
+5.88% - The Voice
0.00% - Chicago Med
0.00% - Lethal Weapon

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. No Tomorrow)
+66.67% - The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017 (vs. Bull (Repeat))
+60.00% - The Mick (vs. Scream Queens)
+40.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Scream Queens)
+11.11% - Lethal Weapon (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine/New Girl)
0.00% - This Is Us
-5.26% - The Voice
-23.53% - Chicago Med (vs. Chicago Fire)
-40.00% - The Flash

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/29/16):

NBC (9.727 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) was the winning broadcaster on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (10.604 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3), "This Is Us" (10.562 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and "Chicago Fire" (8.016 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4).

CBS (8.528 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then took home the silver despite a repeat lineup of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (9.452 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2), "NCIS" (9.273 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8) and "Bull" (6.861 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

Next up was ABC (4.118 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "The Middle" (6.602 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5), "American Housewife" (5.570 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), "Fresh Off the Boat" (4.192 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9), "The Real O'Neals" (3.332 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.506 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

Meanwhile, The CW (2.576 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "The Flash" (4.087 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6) and "No Tomorrow" (1.066 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #16).

And finally, FOX (1.725 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the evening with "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.356 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "New Girl" (1.861 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13) and "Scream Queens" (1.341 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - The Flash
+33.33% - No Tomorrow
+13.33% - Chicago Fire
+12.50% - This Is Us
+11.11% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
+5.56% - The Voice
0.00% - The Middle
0.00% - American Housewife
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. 11/1/16)
0.00% - New Girl
0.00% - Scream Queens
-7.69% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. 11/15/16)
-9.09% - The Real O'Neals (vs. 11/15/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+45.45% - The Middle (vs. The Muppets)
+35.00% - This Is Us (vs. Chicago Med)
+16.67% - American Housewife (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
+14.29% - New Girl (vs. The Grinder)
+11.11% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Grandfathered)
+7.14% - The Flash
-7.69% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-10.53% - Chicago Fire
-11.11% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-23.08% - The Real O'Neals (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-26.92% - The Voice
-33.33% - No Tomorrow (vs. iZombie)
-44.44% - Scream Queens

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," 2.8/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/3 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.4/5 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/4 in 18-49 with an encore; "Late Late Show," 0.2/1 with an encore.

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