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[11/27/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/26/19):

CBS (8.892 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) pulled into the top spot on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "NCIS" (10.988 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1), "FBI" (8.835 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (6.853 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

NBC (7.287 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then had to settle for second with a new "The Voice" (7.842 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) followed by the special "Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry" (7.010 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Next up was ABC (3.217 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and originals from "The Conners" (5.763 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1), "Bless This Mess" (3.580 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7), "Mixed-ish" (2.749 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Black-ish" (2.567 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and "Emergence" (2.323 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.992 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) offered up new episodes of "The Resident" (3.521 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and "Empire" (2.464 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments from "The Flash" (1.195 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "Arrow" (0.789 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) rounded out the night on The CW (0.992 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Arrow
+16.67% - Bless This Mess
+14.29% - NCIS: New Orleans
+12.50% - FBI
+10.00% - NCIS
+10.00% - The Conners
0.00% - Mixed-ish
0.00% - Emergence
-14.29% - Empire
-15.38% - The Voice
-16.67% - Black-ish
-20.00% - The Flash
-25.00% - The Resident

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. FBI (Repeat))
+12.50% - FBI (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
0.00% - Arrow (vs. Black Lightning)
0.00% - The Resident (vs. The Gifted)
-14.29% - Empire (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-21.43% - The Conners
-22.22% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-26.67% - The Voice
-28.57% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
-33.33% - The Flash
-33.33% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-35.29% - NCIS (vs. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Repeat))
-48.39% - Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry (vs. This Is Us/New Amsterdam)
-50.00% - Emergence (vs. The Rookie)

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/27/18):

NBC (8.216 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) cruised to victory on Tuesday with a new "The Voice" (9.451 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) followed by the fall finales of "This Is Us" (8.908 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (6.290 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

CBS (6.575 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home the silver despite an all-repeat mix of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (8.135 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), "NCIS" (6.859 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "FBI" (4.732 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12).

Next up was ABC (4.500 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with originals from "The Conners" (7.305 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), "The Kids Are Alright" (4.671 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "Black-ish" (3.533 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "Splitting Up Together" (2.808 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "The Rookie" (4.343 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.614 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up fresh installments from "The Gifted" (2.239 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Lethal Weapon" (2.990 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

And finally, The CW (1.422 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes from "The Flash" (1.781 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Black Lightning" (1.063 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Lethal Weapon (vs. 11/13/18)
+16.67% - Splitting Up Together
+14.29% - The Rookie
+12.50% - Black-ish
+11.11% - This Is Us
+7.14% - The Voice
0.00% - The Conners
0.00% - New Amsterdam
0.00% - The Kids Are Alright
0.00% - The Gifted (vs. 11/13/18)
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - Black Lightning

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - The Conners (vs. The Middle (Repeat))
+60.00% - The Rookie (vs. Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (Repeat))
+50.00% - Black-ish (vs. Black-ish (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. Fresh Off the Boat (Repeat))
+40.00% - Splitting Up Together (vs. The Mayor (Repeat))
-6.67% - Lethal Weapon (vs. The Mick/Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
-15.38% - New Amsterdam (vs. Chicago Med)
-16.67% - The Voice
-25.93% - This Is Us
-33.33% - The Flash
-40.00% - The Gifted (vs. Lethal Weapon)
-66.67% - Black Lightning (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow)

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," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 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," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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," 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/5 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 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 0.7/3 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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