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[04/04/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Roseanne" Still Potent in Week Two for ABC
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 (4/3/18):

ABC (6.563 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday with week two of "Roseanne" (15.159 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.9, #1) followed by the relocated "The Middle" (8.322 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) and originals from "Black-ish" (5.419 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4), "Splitting Up Together" (4.840 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5) and "For the People" (2.820 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

CBS (10.534 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with its trio of "NCIS" (12.079 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6), "Bull" (11.022 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (8.502 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

Next up was NBC (6.670 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and its lineup of "The Voice" (9.316 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3), "Rise" (4.543 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and "Chicago Med" (6.154 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.891 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up a repeat "Lethal Weapon" (1.838 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14) plus a new "LA to Vegas" (2.037 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and the season finale of "The Mick" (1.850 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.941 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #16) and a new "Black Lightning" (1.484 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14) closed out the night on The CW (1.212 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+69.23% - The Middle (vs. 3/20/18)
+16.67% - LA to Vegas
+16.67% - The Mick
+12.50% - The Voice
+12.50% - Rise
+10.00% - Chicago Med
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
0.00% - Black Lightning
-11.11% - For the People
-20.41% - Roseanne
-36.36% - Splitting Up Together
-42.31% - Black-ish

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - Roseanne (vs. The Middle)
+83.33% - The Middle (vs. American Housewife)
+55.56% - Splitting Up Together (vs. Imaginary Mary)
+36.36% - Black-ish (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
+25.00% - Black Lightning (vs. iZombie)
+14.29% - For the People (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
+12.50% - Rise (vs. Trial & Error)
-5.26% - The Voice
-7.69% - Bull
-10.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
-13.33% - NCIS
-15.38% - Chicago Med (vs. Chicago Fire)
-53.33% - LA to Vegas (vs. Prison Break)
-53.33% - The Mick (vs. Prison Break)

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," 1.8/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.1/6 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households); CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night" (0.3/3 in 18-49); "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/4/17):

CBS (11.108 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) was the most-watched network on Tuesday with fresh installments of "NCIS" (13.451 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "Bull" (10.984 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (8.889 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9).

NBC (6.375 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) however shared in the top demo honors with its mix of "The Voice" (9.339 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1), "Trial & Error" (4.142 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), another "Trial & Error" (3.189 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and "Chicago Fire" (6.121 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4).

Next up was FOX (2.924 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with the season finale of "New Girl" (2.010 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), a new "The Mick" (2.108 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) and the return of "Prison Break" (3.789 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.562 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up its new lineup of "The Middle" (5.336 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4), "American Housewife" (4.353 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7), "Fresh Off the Boat" (3.833 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "Imaginary Mary" (3.455 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (2.199 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14).

And finally, the season finale of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (1.529 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #16) led into the season opener of "iZombie" (0.980 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.4, #17) on The CW (1.254 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. 2/21/17)
0.00% - Bull
0.00% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. 3/14/17)
0.00% - New Girl
0.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow
-6.25% - NCIS
-7.14% - Chicago Fire
-9.09% - NCIS: New Orleans
-9.52% - The Voice
-10.00% - Trial & Error - 9:00
-11.11% - The Mick
-12.50% - Trial & Error - 9:30
-13.33% - The Middle (vs. 3/14/17)
-14.29% - American Housewife (vs. 3/14/17)
-35.71% - Imaginary Mary (vs. 3/29/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - DC's Legends of Tomorrow (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
+46.15% - The Voice (vs. The Voice Recap)
+40.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Beyond the Tank)
+30.43% - Prison Break (vs. American Idol/Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
+22.22% - Fresh Off the Boat (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
+20.00% - American Housewife (vs. The Real O'Neals)
+18.18% - The Middle (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
0.00% - Imaginary Mary (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
0.00% - iZombie
-9.09% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. Limitless)
-18.75% - Chicago Fire
-23.53% - Bull (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
-25.00% - NCIS
-35.71% - New Girl (vs. American Idol)
-40.00% - Trial & Error - 9:00 (vs. Chicago Med)
-42.86% - The Mick (vs. American Idol)
-53.33% - Trial & Error - 9:30 (vs. Chicago Med)

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," 2.4/6; "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," 0.6/4; "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 1.0/3 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," 1.3/5 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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