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Tuesday Final Nationals: ‘The Flash’ and ‘iZombie’ on CW Each Reach Season Highs

NBC was the Tuesday prime time victor in total viewers (10.21 million) and all key demos. It was the third consecutive night NBC had been television’s most-watched network. Helping it lead the way was another results edition of “The Voice(Women 18-34: 1.9/8; Men 18-34: 1.0/5; Women 18-49: 3.2/10; Men 18-49: 1.9/7) and their two successful Dick Wolf dramas “Chicago Med(Women 18-34: 1.6/6; Men 18-34: 0.9/4; Women 18-49: 2.6/8; Men 18-49: 1.4/5) and “Chicago Fire(Women 18-34: 1.5/6; Men 18-34: 0.9/4; Women 18-49: 2.4/8; Men 18-49: 1.4/5).

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer(Women 18-34: 1.6/6; Men 18-34: 0.9/4; Women 18-49: 2.9/9; Men 18-49: 1.8/6) on CBS — perennially, the most-watched Christmas holiday special on TV — still performed with relative potency, although comparatively from its Dec. 9, 2014 airing (10.64 million/2.8 adults 18-49 rating), it was down by about 15 percent in each total viewers and adults 18-49.

Tuesday’s episode of “The Flash(Women 18-34: 0.9/3; Men 18-34: 1.5/7; Women 18-49: 1.1/3; Men 18-49: 1.8/6) which was part one of another “Flash”/“Arrow” crossover event once again provided a boost for the show as it placed third in the 8-9 p.m. hour ahead of ABC and Fox in adults 18-49 (1.4/5), adults 18-34 (1.2/5). and in total viewers (3.94). “The Flash” was also tops in the hour in males 18-34 (1.5/7) and tied CBS for second place in males 18-49 (1.8/6).

This was the most-watched episode of “The Flash” since Feb. 17, 2015.

iZombie(Women 18-34: 0.6/2; Men 18-34: 0.6/2; Women 18-49: 0.6/2; Men 18-49: 0.6/2) had its most watched episode of the season (1.55M), was up +20 percent over its last original in adults 18-34 (0.6/2), matching a season high, and was up +20 percent in adults 18-49 (0.6/2).

It marks the CW’s most watched Tuesday night since Apr. 21, 2015.

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

ABC’s “The Muppets(Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 0.5/3; Women 18-49: 1.1/4; Men 18-49: 1.0/4)

ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat(Women 18-34: 0.8/3; Men 18-34: 0.6/3; Women 18-49: 1.3/4; Men 18-49: 1.2/4)

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: 1.2/3; Men 18-49: 1.4/5)

Fox’s “Grandfathered(Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 0.5/3; Women 18-49: 1.1/4; Men 18-49: 0.7/3)

Fox’s “The Grinder(Women 18-34: 0.6/2; Men 18-34: 0.4/2; Women 18-49: 0.9/3; Men 18-49: 0.5/2)

Fox’s “Scream Queens(Women 18-34: 1.0/4; Men 18-34: 0.5/2; Women 18-49: 1.2/4; Men 18-49: 0.6/2)

OWN’s “If Loving You Is Wrong(Women 18-34: 0.74; Men 18-34: 0.29; Women 18-49: 1.12; Men 18-49: 0.35)

BET’s “Being Mary Jane(1.394 million; Women 18-34: 0.87; Men 18-34: 0.26; Women 18-49: 0.93; Men 18-49: 0.31)

USA’s “Chrisley Knows Best(1.271 million viewers; Women 18-34: 0.62; Men 18-34: 0.41; Women 18-49: 0.62; Men 18-49: 0.38)

USA’s “Donny!(528,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.28; Men 18-34: 0.19; Women 18-49: 0.26; Men 18-49: 0.16)

Bravo’s “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce(707,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.41; Men 18-34: 0.10; Women 18-49: 0.50; Men 18-49: 0.12)

CNBC’s “The Profit(710,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.22; Men 18-34: 0.22; Women 18-49: 0.26; Men 18-49: 0.34)

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
ABC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.2/4 3420 0.7/3 1.1/4 1.4/4
8:00 The Muppets 2.4/4 3781 0.6/3 1.1/4 1.4/4
8:30 Fresh Off the Boat 2.3/4 3661 0.7/3 1.3/4 1.6/4
9:00 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2.4/4 3844 0.8/3 1.3/4 1.6/4
10:00 Shark Tank (r) 1.8/3 2695 0.5/2 0.9/3 1.0/3
CBS PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 4.0/7 6594 0.7/3 1.4/5 2.0/6
8:00 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (r) 5.0/8 9024 1.2/5 2.4/8 3.3/9
9:01 Limitless (r) 3.1/5 4864 0.5/2 1.0/3 1.3/4
10:01 NCIS: New Orleans (r) 3.9/7 5839 0.4/2 0.9/3 1.3/4
NBC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 6.5/11 10208 1.3/5 2.2/7 3.0/8
8:00 The Voice 7.5/12 12127 1.5/6 2.6/9 3.5/10
9:00 Chicago Med 6.3/10 9874 1.3/5 2.0/6 2.7/7
10:00 Chicago Fire 5.6/10 8623 1.2/5 1.9/6 2.6/7
FOX PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.6/3 2577 0.7/3 0.8/3 1.0/3
8:00 Grandfathered 2.0/3 3111 0.6/3 0.9/3 1.2/3
8:30 The Grinder 1.6/3 2401 0.5/2 0.7/2 0.9/2
9:00 Scream Queens 1.5/2 2398 0.8/3 0.9/3 1.0/3
CW PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.6/3 2742 0.9/4 1.0/3 1.1/3
8:00 The Flash 2.3/4 3937 1.2/5 1.4/5 1.6/4
9:00 iZombie 1.0/2 1547 0.6/2 0.6/2 0.7/2
UNI PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.2/2 2169 0.8/3
7:00 Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse 1.0/2 1848 0.6/2
8:00 Antes Muerta Que Lichita 1.0/2 2020 0.7/3
9:01 Pasion y Poder 1.2/2 2225 0.9/3
10:04 Yo No Creo En Hombres 1.3/2 2268 0.9/3

Cable Rankings – Tuesday 12/01/15
What follows are the top 20 most-watched shows in prime time on cable for Tuesday, December 1:


  1. “The O’Reilly Factor” (Fox News Channel, 8 p.m.): 3.372 million

  2. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9:30 p.m.): 3.288

  3. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9 p.m.): 3.153

  4. “Curse of Oak Island” (History, 9 p.m.): 3.054

  5. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10 p.m.): 2.917

  6. “Fixer Upper” (HGTV, 9 p.m.): 2.910

  7. “The Kelly File” (Fox News Channel, 9 p.m.): 2.615

  8. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8:30 p.m.): 2.588

  9. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.): 2.577

  10. “If Loving You Is Wrong” (OWN, 9 p.m.): 2.506

  11. Movie: “The Polar Express” (2004) (ABC Family, 7 p.m.): 2.478

  12. Movie: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (ABC Family, 9 p.m.): 2.431

  13. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8 p.m.): 2.175

  14. “College Basketball: Maryland vs. North Carolina” (ESPN, 9:32-11:28 p.m., 1.28 household rating): 2.011

  15. “House Hunters” (HGTV, 10 p.m.): 1.982

  16. Movie: “Crown for Christmas” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.): 1.978

  17. “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) and “Hunting Hitler” (History, 10 p.m.): 1.905 each

  1. “Hannity” (Fox News Channel, 10 p.m.): 1.752

  2. “Moonshiners” (Discovery, 9 p.m.): 1.651


  • “College Basketball: Virginia vs. Ohio State” (ESPN, 7:30-9:32 p.m., 0.72 household rating): 1.045


Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research




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