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[12/11/19 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/10/19):

NBC (6.054 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and FOX (3.841 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) shared the adults 18-49 crown on Tuesday as the latter served up a special "The Masked Singer" (5.757 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) followed by a new "The Moodys" (2.231 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and the season finale of "The Moodys" (1.619 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14).

The former then offered up the premiere of "Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways" (6.806 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) followed by fresh installments of "The Voice" (8.267 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and "Making It" (3.089 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

Next up was ABC (3.455 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with the fall finales to "The Conners" (5.700 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4), "Bless This Mess" (3.613 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Mixed-ish" (2.939 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "Black-ish" (2.990 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "Emergence" (2.744 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.072 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) opted for repeats of "NCIS" (7.400 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "FBI" (6.097 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.719 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

And finally, The CW (1.222 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night with part three of its crossover with "The Flash" (1.712 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and a special "Crisis Aftermath" (0.733 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - The Voice
+20.00% - Black-ish (vs. 11/26/19)
+20.00% - The Flash
0.00% - Making It
0.00% - Emergence (vs. 11/26/19)
-9.09% - The Conners (vs. 11/26/19)
-14.29% - Bless This Mess (vs. 11/26/19)
-16.67% - Mixed-ish (vs. 11/26/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+300.00% - The Masked Singer (vs. Lethal Weapon (Repeat))
+100.00% - The Moodys - 9:00 (vs. The Gifted (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Voice (vs. Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas)
+33.33% - The Moodys - 9:30 (vs. The Gifted (Repeat))
0.00% - Making It (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
-14.29% - Black-ish (vs. Splitting Up Together)
-14.29% - The Flash (vs. Supergirl)
-14.29% - Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways (vs. The Voice)
-28.57% - The Conners
-33.33% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-37.50% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-42.86% - Emergence (vs. The Rookie)
-50.00% - Crisis Aftermath (vs. Black Lightning)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/11/18):

CBS (9.598 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) pulled in front on Tuesday thanks to the fall finales of "NCIS" (12.145 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), "FBI" (8.971 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (7.679 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

NBC (5.867 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then was the settle for second place with its mix of "The Voice" (8.970 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1), "Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas" (5.958 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and "Hollywood Game Night" (2.674 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12).

Sharing the silver was ABC (4.341 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and its respective fall finales for "The Conners" (6.672 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1), "The Kids Are Alright" (4.353 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5), "Black-ish" (3.600 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Splitting Up Together" (2.983 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "The Rookie" (4.219 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Meanwhile, The CW (1.647 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) got a bump from its crossover conclusion to "Supergirl" (2.129 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and the fall finale to "Black Lightning" (1.164 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13).

And finally, repeats of "Lethal Weapon" (1.736 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "The Gifted" (1.125 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) on FOX (1.431 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Supergirl (vs. 12/2/18)
+33.33% - Black Lightning
+16.67% - Splitting Up Together
+12.50% - The Kids Are Alright
+8.33% - NCIS
+7.69% - The Conners
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - FBI
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans
0.00% - Black-ish
0.00% - The Rookie
-16.67%- Hollywood Game Night (vs. 11/21/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+133.33% - Supergirl (vs. Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2017)
+100.00% - Black Lightning (vs. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017 (Repeat))
+16.67% - The Rookie (vs. Kevin (Probably) Saves the World)
+7.69% - The Conners (vs. The Middle)
-7.14% - NCIS
-10.00% - The Kids Are Alright (vs. Fresh Off the Boat)
-11.11% - NCIS: New Orleans
-12.50% - Splitting Up Together (vs. The Mayor)
-17.65% - The Voice
-23.08% - FBI (vs. Bull)
-33.33% - Black-ish
-33.33% - Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas (vs. Gwen Stefani's You Make It Feel Like Christmas)
-54.55% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Chicago Med)

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," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· 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; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.3/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households 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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