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ABC and CBS Lead Pre-Holiday Tuesday

Respectable Performance for Tony Bennett 90th Birthday Celebration on NBC

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What follows are the fast affiliate results for Tuesday, December 20 broken out by network and by each half-hour.

-Total Viewers:
CBS: 7.37 million, NBC: 6.20, ABC: 3.73, Fox: 1.71, CW: 919,000

-Adults 18-49:
ABC: 1.0 rating/4 share, CBS and NBC: 1.0/ 4 each, Fox: 0.6/ 2, CW: 0.3/ 1

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – Toy Story That Time Forgot (R)
Viewers: 3.37 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

CBS – NCIS (R)
Viewers: 9.73 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

NBC – Michael Buble Sings and Swings
Viewers: 5.52 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas” (R)
Viewers: 2.62 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

CW – Terry Crews Saves Christmas (series premiere)
Viewers: 1.04 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Shrek the Halls (R)
Viewers: 3.64 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

CBS – NCIS (R)
Viewers: 9.84 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

NBC – Michael Buble Sings and Swings
Viewers: 5.08 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – New Girl (R)
Viewers: 1.47 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

CW – Terry Crews Saves Christmas (series premiere)
Viewers: 860,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – The Year: 2016
Viewers: 4.10 million (#3), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#1)

CBS – Bull (R)
Viewers: 7.09 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

NBC – Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come (R)
Viewers: 6.59 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – Scream Queens (season or series finale)
Viewers: 1.37 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2016
Viewers: 921,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – The Year: 2016
Viewers: 4.10 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

CBS – Bull (R)
Viewers: 7.09 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

NBC – Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come (R)
Viewers: 6.59 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – Scream Queens (season or series finale)
Viewers: 1.37 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2016
Viewers: 921,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – The Year: 2016
Viewers: 3.94 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

CBS – Bull (R)
Viewers: 5.45 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

NBC – Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come (R)
Viewers: 6.66 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – The Year: 2016
Viewers: 3.60 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#1)

CBS – Bull (R)
Viewers: 5.25 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2t)

NBC – Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come (R)
Viewers: 6.58 million (#1), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2t)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. I think it is safe to say Scream Queens is canceled. I was amused by the show but that and nothing on FOX Tuesday needs to be back period. No amount of social media buzz can keep Scream Queens going I don’t care what Marc said last year Lol

    Looks like after tonight, I Have two weeks to catch up on anything I am back logged on