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[08/30/18 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (8/29/18):

NBC (6.644 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) took home top honors on Tuesday with originals from "America's Got Talent" (9.760 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) and "World of Dance" (5.087 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

FOX (3.362 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was the silver draw with another two-hour "MasterChef" (3.362 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4).

Next up was CBS (3.806 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with a new "Big Brother 20" (5.714 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) followed by repeats of "SEAL Team" (2.740 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "Criminal Minds" (2.965 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.291 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up its repeat lineup of "The Goldbergs" (3.129 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5), "American Housewife" (2.378 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Modern Family" (2.443 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), another "American Housewife" (2.046 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and "Shark Tank" (1.876 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, second runs of "Burden of Truth" (0.605 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12) and "Supergirl" (0.488 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12) rounded out the night on The CW (0.546 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - MasterChef
-6.25% - Big Brother 20
-8.33% - World of Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-8.33% - World of Dance (vs. Marlon/Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Repeat))
-16.67% - MasterChef
-16.67% - Big Brother 20
-25.00% - America's Got Talent

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," 1.6/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.7/5 with an encore; 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," 0.4/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 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 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/30/17):

NBC (6.102 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was the most-watched broadcaster on Wednesday with its mix of "America's Got Talent" (11.065 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1), "Marlon" (5.119 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), another "Marlon" (3.841 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) and a repeat "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2.761 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

FOX (3.679 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) however shared the demo crown with its mainstay "MasterChef" (3.679 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

Next up was CBS (4.191 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its combination of "Big Brother 19" (6.178 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2), "Salvation" (3.479 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and a repeat "Criminal Minds" (2.917 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.022 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up repeats of "The Goldbergs" (3.045 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Speechless" (2.433 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Modern Family" (2.830 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "American Housewife" (2.592 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) plus "20/20: City Under Water - Catastrophe In Houston" (3.616 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

And finally, The CW (0.693 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night with the broadcast premiere of "Vixen: The Movie" (0.693 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - MasterChef
+5.88% - Big Brother 19
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Marlon - 9:00
0.00% - Marlon - 9:30
0.00% - Salvation

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+53.85% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
0.00% - Big Brother 19
-6.67% - 20/20: City Under Water - Catastrophe In Houston (vs. Modern Family/The Middle (Repeats))
-7.69% - MasterChef
-28.57% - Salvation (vs. Criminal Minds (Repeat))
-42.86% - Marlon - 9:00 (vs. America's Got Talent)
-52.38% - Marlon - 9:30 (vs. America's Got Talent)
-60.00% - Vixen: The Movie (vs. Various)

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," 1.7/5 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 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 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.8/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49 with an encore; "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 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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