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[04/14/21 - 10:02 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Leads Demo Race for NBC
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 (4/13/21):

FOX (2.686 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) and NBC (3.439 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1) share in the demo honors on Tuesday as the former offered up the return of "The Resident" (3.398 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and "Prodigal Son" (1.973 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

The latter then served up originals from "Young Rock" (2.792 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2), "Kenan" (1.974 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "This Is Us" (4.628 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) and "New Amsterdam" (3.306 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

Next up was CBS (4.322 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (5.419 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5), "FBI" (4.221 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) and "FBI: Most Wanted" (3.327 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.046 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up a new "Pooch Perfect" (2.442 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5) alongside the return of "Big Sky" (3.455 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and a second "Big Sky" (3.240 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T5).

And finally, fresh installments from "The Flash" (0.925 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Supergirl" (0.580 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) on The CW (0.753 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Prodigal Son (vs. 3/2/21)
+20.00% - Young Rock
0.00% - This Is Us
0.00% - New Amsterdam
0.00% - Pooch Perfect
0.00% - Kenan
0.00% - The Flash
0.00% - Supergirl
-16.67% - The Resident (vs. 3/9/21)
-33.33% - Big Sky (vs. 2/16/21)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
#DIV/0! - Supergirl (vs. DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Repeat))
200.00% - The Flash (vs. The Flash (Repeat))
0.00% - Big Sky - 9:00 (vs. Mixed-ish/Black-ish)
-16.67% - The Resident (vs. The Masked Singer (Repeat))
-20.00% - Big Sky - 10:00 (vs. For Life)
-30.00% - This Is Us (vs. New Amsterdam)
-33.33% - New Amsterdam (vs. NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic)
-40.00% - Young Rock (vs. Ellen's Game of Games)
-42.86% - Prodigal Son (vs. Empire)
-50.00% - Pooch Perfect (vs. The Conners/Bless This Mess)
-60.00% - Kenan (vs. Ellen's Game of Games)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/14/20):

CBS (9.810 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday thanks to the season finale of "NCIS" (13.183 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) alongside a new "FBI: Most Wanted" (8.976 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) and a second "FBI: Most Wanted" (7.271 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6).

NBC (4.871 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) was the silver draw with its mix of "Ellen's Game of Games" (4.965 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2), the season finale of "New Amsterdam" (5.932 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and "NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic" (3.715 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8).

Next up was ABC (3.135 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its lineup of "The Conners" (5.992 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2), "Bless This Mess" (3.547 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Mixed-ish" (2.563 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11), "Black-ish" (2.291 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and "For Life" (2.209 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.648 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) opted for a repeat "The Masked Singer" (2.584 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8) and the penultimate "Empire" (2.712 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #7).

And finally, closing out the evening were second runs of "The Flash" (0.449 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" (0.297 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.0, #15) on The CW (0.373 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - New Amsterdam (vs. 3/17/20)
+20.00% - NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic
0.00% - The Conners
0.00% - Empire
0.00% - Bless This Mess
-7.69% - NCIS (vs. 3/31/20)
-11.11% - FBI: Most Wanted (vs. 3/31/20)
-16.67% - Ellen's Game of Games
-16.67% - Mixed-ish
-16.67% - Black-ish
-16.67% - For Life

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - New Amsterdam (vs. The Village)
+40.00% - Empire (vs. Mental Samurai)
+25.00% - The Conners (vs. American Housewife)
+14.29% - FBI: Most Wanted - 10:00 (vs. NCIS: New Orleans)
+9.09% - NCIS
0.00% - NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic (vs. New Amsterdam)
0.00% - Ellen's Game of Games (vs. The Voice)
0.00% - FBI: Most Wanted - 9:00 (vs. FBI)
-14.29% - Bless This Mess (vs. The Kids Are Alright)
-28.57% - For Life (vs. The Rookie)
-37.50% - Mixed-ish (vs. Black-ish)
-44.44% - Black-ish (vs. Bless This Mess)

Source: Nielsen Media Research, ShowBuzzDaily.com





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