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Tuesday Final Nationals: ‘Chicago Med’ on NBC Starts Strong

NBC won Tuesday prime time among adults 18-49 (2.2 rating/7 share), adults 18-34 (1.4/6) and adults 25-54 (3.0/8).

Chicago Med(Women 18-34: 2.0/7; Men 18-34: 0.8/3; Women 18-49: 2.9/9; Men 18-49: 1.4/5), the third “Chicago” drama by Dick Wolf for NBC, jumped +83% versus NBC’s slot average last season in 18-49, excluding weeks when “The Voice” ran in the time period (2.2 vs. 1.2) and is up +120% in total viewers (8.638 vs. 3.924 million).

The premiere rated in line with the previous debuts of “Chicago Fire” in 18-49 (1.9 at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012) and “Chicago P.D.” (2.0 at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014) and total viewers — “Chicago Fire” (6.614 million at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012) and “Chicago P.D.” (8.589 million at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014).

“Chicago Fire” earns NBC’s top in-season regular-program rating in the slot, excluding “The Voice,” since March 4, 2014 (2.2) and equals NBC‘s highest in in-season regular-program rating in the time period, excluding “The Voice,” in three years, since Oct. 9, 2012 (2.4).

CBS led Tuesday in total viewers (12.37 million).

The night’s other original offerings were, as follows:

ABC’s “The Muppets(Women 18-34: 0.9/3; Men 18-34: 0.4/2; Women 18-49: 1.5/5; Men 18-49: 0.9/3)

ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat(Women 18-34: 1.1/4; Men 18-34: 0.6/3; Women 18-49: 1.7/5; Men 18-49: 1.1/4)

ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.(Women 18-34: 0.7/2; Men 18-34: 0.9/4; Women 18-49: 1.1/3; Men 18-49: 1.4/5)

CBS’s “NCIS(Women 18-34: 1.3/5; Men 18-34: 1.0/5; Women 18-49: 2.5/8; Men 18-49: 1.8/6)

CBS’s “NCIS: New Orleans(Women 18-34: 0.9/3; Men 18-34: 0.8/3; Women 18-49: 1.9/6; Men 18-49: 1.4/5)

CBS’s “Limitless(Women 18-34: 0.9/3; Men 18-34: 0.8/4; Women 18-49: 1.5/5; Men 18-49: 1.3/5)

NBC’s “The Voice(Women 18-34: 2.3/9; Men 18-34: 0.9/4; Women 18-49: 3.6/11; Men 18-49: 1.7/6)

NBC’s “Chicago Fire(Women 18-34: 1.8/7; Men 18-34: 0.7/3; Women 18-49: 2.5/8; Men 18-49: 1.3/5)

Fox’s “Grandfathered(Women 18-34: 0.9/3; Men 18-34: 0.6/3; Women 18-49: 1.2/4; Men 18-49: 0.9/3)

Fox’s “The Grinder(Women 18-34: 0.7/2; Men 18-34: 0.6/3; Women 18-49: 0.9/3; Men 18-49: 0.8/3)

Fox’s “Scream Queens(Women 18-34: 0.9/3; Men 18-34: 0.9/4; Women 18-49: 1.0/3; Men 18-49: 0.9/3)

CW’s “The Flash(Women 18-34: 0.9/3; Men 18-34: 1.4/6; Women 18-49: 1.0/3; Men 18-49: 1.8/6)

CW’s “iZombie(Women 18-34: 0.5/2; Men 18-34: 0.5/2; Women 18-49: 0.5/1; Men 18-49: 0.5/2)

OWN’s “If Loving You Is Wrong(Women 18-34: 0.58; Men 18-34: 0.23; Women 18-49: 0.93; Men 18-49: 0.34)

BET’s “Being Mary Jane(1.382 million; Women 18-34: 0.93; Men 18-34: 0.32; Women 18-49: 0.93; Men 18-49: 0.34)

FX’s “The Bastard Executioner(10-11:33 p.m.: 867,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.20; Men 18-34: 0.19; Women 18-49: 0.26; Men 18-49: 0.36)

USA’s “Chrisley Knows Best(1.599 million; Women 18-34: 0.61; Men 18-34: 0.47; Women 18-49: 0.75; Men 18-49: 0.44)

USA’s “Donny(558,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.25; Men 18-34: 0.12; Women 18-49: 0.29; Men 18-49: 0.15)

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
ABC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.1/4 3341 0.6/3 1.1/4 1.3/4
8:00 The Muppets 2.4/4 3885 0.6/3 1.2/4 1.5/4
8:30 Fresh Off the Boat 2.3/4 3898 0.9/3 1.4/5 1.7/5
9:00 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2.2/4 3602 0.8/3 1.3/4 1.5/4
10:00 Shark Tank (r) 1.7/3 2529 0.4/2 0.7/2 0.9/3
CBS PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 7.7/13 12372 0.9/4 1.7/6 2.6/7
8:00 NCIS 10.2/16 16587 1.1/5 2.2/7 3.3/9
9:00 NCIS: New Orleans 8.1/13 13008 0.8/3 1.7/5 2.5/6
10:00 Limitless 4.7/9 7519 0.8/4 1.4/5 1.9/6
NBC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 5.9/10 9255 1.4/6 2.2/7 3.0/8
8:00 The Voice 6.9/11 11183 1.6/7 2.6/9 3.5/10
9:00 Chicago Med (p) 5.5/9 8638 1.4/6 2.2/7 2.9/7
10:00 Chicago Fire 5.2/9 7945 1.3/5 1.9/6 2.5/7
FOX PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.6/3 2522 0.8/3 0.9/3 1.1/3
8:00 Grandfathered 1.8/3 2978 0.8/3 1.0/3 1.2/3
8:30 The Grinder 1.5/2 2367 0.6/3 0.9/3 1.1/3
9:00 Scream Queens 1.5/2 2370 0.9/3 0.9/3 1.0/3
CW PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.4/2 2316 0.8/3 0.9/3 1.0/3
8:00 The Flash 2.1/3 3458 1.1/5 1.4/4 1.5/4
9:00 iZombie 0.8/1 1174 0.5/2 0.5/2 0.5/1
UNI PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.2/2 2231 0.8/3
7:00 Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse 1.1/2 1952 0.7/3
8:00 Antes Muerta Que Lichita 1.0/2 2159 0.8/3
9:00 Pasion y Poder 1.3/2 2345 0.9/3
10:03 Yo No Creo En Hombres 1.3/2 2180 0.8/3

Cable Rankings – Tuesday 11/17/15
What follows are the top 20 most-watched shows in prime time on cable for Tuesday, November 17:


  1. “The O’Reilly Factor” (Fox News Channel, 8 p.m.): 3.671 million

  2. “The Kelly File” (Fox News Channel, 9 p.m.): 3.330

  3. “College Basketball: Kentucky vs vs. Duke” (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.): 3.120

  4. “College Football Playoff Rankings Show” (ESPN, 9:42 p.m.): 3.033

  5. “Hannity” (Fox News Channel, 10 p.m.): 2.722

  6. “Curse of Oak Island” (History, 9 p.m.): 2.558

  7. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10 p.m.): 2.351

  8. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9 p.m.): 2.313

  9. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.): 2.288

  10. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9:30 p.m.): 2.238

  11. “If Loving You Is Wrong” (OWN, 9 p.m.): 2.232

  12. “Special Report: France Flights Diverted” (Fox News Channel, 10:36 p.m.): 2.099

  13. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8:30 p.m.): 1.965

  14. “College Basketball: Kansas vs vs. Michigan State” (ESPN, 10:12 p.m.): 1.859

  15. “Adventure Time” (Cartoon Network, 8 p.m.): 1.822

  16. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8 p.m.): 1.769

  17. “Moonshiners” (Discovery, 9 p.m.): 1.755

  18. “Below Deck” (Bravo, 9 p.m.): 1.717

  19. “Fixer Upper” (HGTV, 9 p.m.): 1.668

  20. “Hunting Hitler” (History, 10 p.m.): 1.657

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research




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