or


[07/18/18 - 08:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, MLB All-Star Game Top Demos
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/17/18):

FOX (8.342 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) got a demo boost on Tuesday with its annual telecast of the "MLB All-Star Game" (8.342 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

NBC (9.454 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then had to settle for second place with originals from "America's Got Talent" (11.181 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "World of Dance" (6.000 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

Next up was CBS (4.766 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (5.482 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "Bull" (4.403 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.415 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (1.897 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up repeats of "The Middle" (2.747 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), another "The Middle" (2.070 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "Black-ish" (1.697 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), another "Black-ish" (1.632 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and a new "The Last Defense" (1.619 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments of "The 100" (0.864 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "The Outpost" (0.652 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.757 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - World of Dance
0.00% - The Outpost
-20.00% - The Last Defense
-33.33% - The 100

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-9.09% - MLB All-Star Game (vs. 7/11/17)
-12.50% - America's Got Talent
-18.75% - World of Dance
-20.00% - The Last Defense (vs. American Housewife/The Middle (Repeats))
-33.33% - The Outpost (vs. Hooten & The Lady (Repeat))
-33.33% - The 100 (vs. The Flash (Repeat))

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/18/17):

NBC (10.637 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) cruised to victory on Tuesday with new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (12.395 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and "World of Dance" (7.120 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2).

CBS (5.671 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) then was a distant second with its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (6.405 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Bull" (5.284 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (5.324 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Next up was ABC (1.983 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2) and its mix of "The Middle" (2.880 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Fresh Off the Boat" (1.974 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Black-ish" (1.769 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), another "Black-ish" (1.699 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), "American Housewife" (1.808 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and another "The Middle" (1.766 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.030 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) opted for repeats of "The Simpsons" (1.287 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), "The Mick" (0.963 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14), "Family Guy" (0.979 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and another "The Mick" (0.890 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14).

And finally, second runs of "The Flash" (1.146 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and "Hooten & The Lady" (1.070 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) rounded out the night on The CW (1.108 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - America's Got Talent
-5.88% - World of Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+45.45% - World of Dance (vs. NBC News Special)
+9.09% - America's Got Talent

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

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [july 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.