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[08/26/20 - 08:22 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Stay in Front
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 (8/25/20):

[Note: Fast affiliate ratings are inaccurate for live events.]

NBC (4.523 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) remained the network to beat on Tuesday thanks to "America's Got Talent" (5.577 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) and "NBC News Special: 2020 Republican Convention" (2.415 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

The silver went to ABC (1.972 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) with its mix of "Modern Family" (2.347 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2), another "Modern Family" (1.717 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6), "What Would You Do?" (2.141 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and "The Republican National Convention - Your Voice/Your Vote 2020 " (1.743 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6).

Next up was CBS (2.463 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) with a repeat "NCIS" (4.499 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) followed by night two of "Love Island" (1.586 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T6) and "CBS News: 2020 America Decides: Republican Convention" (1.303 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.141 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) offered up repeats of "Hell's Kitchen" (1.392 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T2) and "Prodigal Son" (0.891 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.339 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with "Dead Pixels" (0.427 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12), a repeat "Dead Pixels" (0.264 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12) and "Tell Me a Story" (0.332 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - What Would You Do?
0.00% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Dead Pixels
0.00% - Tell Me a Story

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-25.00% - Love Island (vs. FBI (Repeat))
-46.15% - America's Got Talent
-50.00% - Dead Pixels (vs. Pandora)
-50.00% - Tell Me a Story (vs. Mysteries Decoded)
-60.00% - What Would You Do? (vs. Bachelor in Paradise)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/27/19):

NBC (7.170 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with its pairing of "America's Got Talent" (8.901 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) and "Bring the Funny" (3.707 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3).

Second place then went to ABC (3.066 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) with a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (3.890 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) plus repeats of "Bless This Mess" (1.527 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "Black-ish" (1.306 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Next up was CBS (4.565 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with its repeat trio of "NCIS" (5.079 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4), "FBI" (4.412 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.203 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.385 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up a repeat "The Resident" (1.309 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and a new "First Responders Live" (1.462 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, fresh installments of "Pandora" (0.564 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "Mysteries Decoded" (0.569 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) on The CW (0.567 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Mysteries Decoded
0.00% - Bring the Funny
0.00% - First Responders Live
0.00% - Pandora
-9.09% - Bachelor in Paradise
-18.75% - America's Got Talent

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Mysteries Decoded (vs. The Outpost)
0.00% - Pandora (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
-9.09% - Bachelor in Paradise
-12.50% - Bring the Funny (vs. Making It)
-25.00% - First Responders Live (vs. Love Connection (Repeat))
-27.78% - 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," 1.2/4 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.3/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.2/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 0.8/3 with an encore in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 0.9/4 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.2/2 with an encore in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.1/2 with an encore.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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