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[06/27/18 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/26/18):

NBC (9.463 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) claimed the top spot on Tuesday with its duo of "America's Got Talent" (11.094 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "World of Dance" (6.201 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

FOX (1.936 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a distant second with fresh installments of "Beat Shazam" (2.240 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and "Love Connection" (1.631 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Next up was CBS (4.818 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) with repeats of "NCIS" (5.677 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "Bull" (4.652 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) plus a new "48 Hours: NCIS" (4.124 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.200 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up repeats of "The Middle" (2.901 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4), another "The Middle" (2.390 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Black-ish" (1.858 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), another "Black-ish" (1.796 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and a new "The Last Defense" (2.128 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.648 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and a new "The 100" (0.729 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.688 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - World of Dance
0.00% - Beat Shazam
0.00% - Love Connection
-4.76% - America's Got Talent
-20.00% - 48 Hours: NCIS
-20.00% - The Last Defense
-33.33% - The 100

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Beat Shazam (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+66.67% - Love Connection (vs. The Mick/Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Repeats))
-11.11% - The Last Defense (vs. Downward Dog)
-16.67% - America's Got Talent
-26.32% - World of Dance
-33.33% - 48 Hours: NCIS (vs. NCIS: New Orleans (Repeat))
-33.33% - The 100 (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," 2.0/5; "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," 0.5/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4 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 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/27/17):

NBC (10.649 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) held off the competition on Tuesday with new episodes from "America's Got Talent" (12.114 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and "World of Dance" (7.720 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2).

ABC (3.840 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was the silver draw with a special "The Bachelorette" (4.767 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), the penultimate "Downward Dog" (2.162 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7) and the de facto finale of "Downward Dog" (1.810 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

Next up was CBS (5.846 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its repeat trio of "NCIS" (6.208 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Bull" (5.467 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.863 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.439 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) likewise opted for repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (1.749 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), "The Mick" (1.211 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.048 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

And finally, a repeat "The Flash" (0.653 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) led into the season finale of "iZombie" (0.839 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) on The CW (0.746 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.56% - World of Dance
0.00% - iZombie
-7.69% - America's Got Talent
-16.67% - Downward Dog

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - iZombie (vs. Containment)
+29.73% - America's Got Talent (vs. U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming/America's Got Talent)
+29.03% - The Bachelorette (vs. Various)
-20.83% - World of Dance (vs. America's Got Talent)
-50.00% - Downward Dog - 10:00 (vs. To Tell the Truth)
-60.00% - Downward Dog - 10:30 (vs. To Tell the Truth)

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," 2.2/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 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," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· 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," 1.2/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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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