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[06/06/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "America's Got Talent"
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/5/18):

NBC (9.600 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) cruised to victory on Tuesday with week two of "America's Got Talent" (11.137 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and "World of Dance" (6.525 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2).

CBS (5.238 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "NCIS" (5.732 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Bull" (5.383 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "48 Hours: NCIS" (4.601 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

Next up was FOX (1.875 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) with originals from "Beat Shazam" (2.118 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and "Love Connection" (1.632 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.170 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) was all repeats with "The Middle" (2.821 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), another "The Middle" (2.482 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Black-ish" (2.052 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), another "Black-ish" (1.954 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "Splitting Up Together" (1.866 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and another "Splitting Up Together" (1.848 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.806 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) and a new "The 100" (0.943 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.874 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
0.00% - The 100 (vs. 5/22/18)
-8.33% - America's Got Talent
-11.11% - World of Dance
-12.50% - Beat Shazam
-16.67% - Love Connection

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+25.00% - Love Connection (vs. The Mick/Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Repeats))
0.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
-15.38% - America's Got Talent
-15.79% - World of Dance
-25.00% - The 100 (vs. iZombie)

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

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Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/6/17):

NBC (10.958 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the network to beat once again on Tuesday with week two of "America's Got Talent" (12.178 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and "World of Dance" (8.519 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2).

CBS (5.770 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) then was a distant second with its mix of "NCIS" (6.785 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), "Bull" (5.726 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "48 Hours: NCIS" (4.800 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Next up was ABC (2.422 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) with a new "Downward Dog" (3.611 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) followed by repeats of "The Middle" (2.684 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Black-ish" (2.310 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), another "Black-ish" (2.171 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "American Housewife" (2.064 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "Fresh Off the Boat" (1.693 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.556 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (1.873 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), "The Mick" (1.322 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.158 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (1.137 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16) and a new "iZombie" (1.173 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) combined to round out the night on The CW (1.155 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - iZombie
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Downward Dog
0.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
-20.83% - World of Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+58.33% - World of Dance (vs. Maya & Marty)
+18.18% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - iZombie (vs. Containment)
-50.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS (vs. Person of Interest)
-65.00% - Downward Dog (vs. The Bachelorette)

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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," 1.2/4 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 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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