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Tuesday Final Ratings: ‘Black Lightning’ Debut Retains All Young Adults of ‘The Flash’ Lead-In, Puts CW Ahead of ABC and CBS Among Adults 18-34

The series premiere telecast of
Black Lightning helped netlet CW to be the third-ranked broadcast network among adults 18-34 for Tuesday night with a 0.6 rating/3 share, above ABC and a rerun-filled CBS (0.5 rating/2 share each).

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Tuesday, January 16:

The Middle (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 6.133 million viewers
– 3.7/6 HH
– 1.4/5 A18-49 (1.6/6 F18-49, 1.2/5 M18-49)
– 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.9/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
– 2.0/6 A25-54

Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 3.905 million viewers
– 2.4/4 HH
– 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.2/4 F18-49, 0.8/3 M18-49)
– 0.5/2 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
– 1.4/4 A25-54

Black-Ish (ABC, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 3.756 million viewers
– 2.3/4 HH
– 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.2/4 F18-49, 0.8/3 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.7/3 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
– 1.3/4 A25-54

Modern Family (R) (ABC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 2.835 million viewers
– 1.8/3 HH
– 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.9/3 F18-49, 0.6/2 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 1.0/3 A25-54

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.463 million viewers
– 1.6/3 HH
– 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.8/3 A25-54

NCIS (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 9.876 million viewers
– 6.1/10 HH
– 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.1/4 F18-49, 0.9/3 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.6/3 M18-34)
– 1.5/5 A25-54

NCIS: New Orleans (RS) (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 8.823 million viewers
– 5.5/9 HH
– 0.9/3 A18-49 (1.0/3 F18-49, 0.8/3 M18-49)
– 0.5/2 A18-34 (0.5/2 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
– 1.4/4 A25-54

Bull (RS) (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 5.849 million viewers
– 3.8/7 HH
– 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
– 1.1/3 A25-54

Ellen’s Game Of Games (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 8.779 million viewers
– 5.1/9 HH
– 2.2/8 A18-49 (2.6/9 F18-49, 1.7/7 M18-49)
– 1.4/7 A18-34 (1.8/8 F18-34, 1.0/5 M18-34)
– 2.8/8 A25-54

This Is Us (NBC, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 9.820 million viewers
– 6.1/10 HH
– 2.5/9 A18-49 (3.4/11 F18-49, 1.7/6 M18-49)
– 1.7/8 A18-34 (2.4/10 F18-34, 1.0/5 M18-34)
– 3.2/9 A25-54

Chicago Med (NBC, 10:01 PM, 59 min.)
– 7.879 million viewers
– 5.0/10 HH
– 1.5/6 A18-49 (2.0/8 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
– 1.0/5 A18-34 (1.3/6 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
– 2.0/6 A25-54

Lethal Weapon (FOX, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 5.025 million viewers
– 3.1/5 HH
– 1.2/4 A18-49 (1.3/4 F18-49, 1.1/4 M18-49)
– 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.8/3 F18-34, 0.7/4 M18-34)
– 1.5/5 A25-54

LA to Vegas (FOX, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 2.770 million viewers
– 1.7/3 HH
– 0.9/3 A18-49 (0.9/3 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
– 0.7/3 A18-34 (0.7/3 F18-34, 0.6/3 M18-34)
– 1.2/3 A25-54

The Mick (FOX, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 2.288 million viewers
– 1.4/2 HH
– 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.8/3 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.7/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
– 1.0/3 A25-54

The Flash (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.509 million viewers
– 1.5/3 HH
– 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.7/2 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.7/4 M18-34)
– 1.0/3 A25-54

Black Lightning (P) (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.305 million viewers
– 1.4/2 HH
– 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.7/2 F18-49, 0.8/3 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.6/3 M18-34)
– 0.9/3 A25-54

Crónicas: Jose Jose (UNI, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.684 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49

El Rico y Lazaro (UNI, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.861 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.6/2 A18-49

Papa a Toda Madre (UNI, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.916 million viewers
– 1.1/2 HH
– 0.7/2 A18-49

Caer en Tentacion (UNI, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.311 million viewers
– 0.8/1 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49

La Tierra Prometida (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.673 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

La Nina (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.533 million viewers
– 0.3/0 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

La Tierra Prometida (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.188 million viewers
– 0.7/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49

Lady, Vendedora Rosas (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.596 million viewers
– 0.3/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Tuesday, January 16 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

Intervention: Heroin Triangle (A&E, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.708 million viewers (#62)
– 0.34 A18-49 (#32)

Undercover High (A&E, 10:00 PM, 63 min.)
– 0.514 million viewers (#76)
– 0.26 A18-49 (#46)

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.797 million viewers (#21)
– 0.65 A18-49 (#5)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.102 million viewers (#35)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#42)

Cuomo Primetime (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.183 million viewers (#29)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#49)

CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.157 million viewers (#32)
– 0.24 A18-49 (#56)

Moonshiners: Shiners (DISC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.962 million viewers (#40)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#49)

Moonshiners (DISC, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
– 1.410 million viewers (#28)
– 0.43 A18-49 (#20)

Tesla’s Death Ray (DISC, 10:02 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.637 million viewers (#69)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#58)

K.C. Undercover (DSNY, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.871 million viewers (#46)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#79)

College Basketball Regular Season Wisconsin at Purdue (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 123 min.)
– 0.727 million viewers (#60)
– 0.48 HH
– 0.27 A18-49 (#42)
– 0.32 A18-34

College Basketball Regular Season Kentucky at South Carolina (ESPN, 9:03 PM, 142 min.)
– 1.167 million viewers (#31)
– 0.70 HH
– 0.38 A18-49 (#28)
– 0.37 A18-34

College Basketball Regular Season Louisville at Notre Dame (ESPN2, 7:00 PM, 146 min.)
– 0.615 million viewers (#70)
– 0.39 HH
– 0.16 A18-49 (#93)
– 0.15 A18-34

Chopped: Gold Medal Games (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.984 million viewers (#39)
– 0.26 A18-49 (#46)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.987 million viewers (#6)
– 0.33 A18-49 (#33)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.096 million viewers (#5)
– 0.30 A18-49 (#36)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.570 million viewers (#8)
– 0.24 A18-49 (#56)

The Fosters (FRFM, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.703 million viewers (#63)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#49)

Fixer Upper (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.125 million viewers (#3)
– 0.64 A18-49 (#8)

Restored By The Fords (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.995 million viewers (#13)
– 0.40 A18-49 (#26)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.486 million viewers (#26)
– 0.29 A18-49 (#37)

Curse of Oak Island (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
– 3.337 million viewers (#2)
– 0.81 A18-49 (#2)

Curse of Oak Island First Look (HIST, 10:03 PM, 7 min.)
– 3.505 million viewers (#1)
– 0.85 A18-49 (#1)

Hunting Hitler (HIST, 10:10 PM, 59 min.)
– 1.834 million viewers (#20)
– 0.44 A18-49 (#19)

Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.038 million viewers (#12)
– 0.58 A18-49 (#15)

Married at First Sight Short (LIF, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.670 million viewers (#67)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#67)

Married at First Sight (LIF, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
– 1.006 million viewers (#38)
– 0.37 A18-49 (#29)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.333 million viewers (#11)
– 0.35 A18-49 (#30)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.098 million viewers (#4)
– 0.43 A18-49 (#20)

Last Word with
Lawrence O’Donnell
(MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.478 million viewers (#9)
– 0.29 A18-49 (#37)

The Challenge: Vendettas (MTV, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 1.023 million viewers (#37)
– 0.65 A18-49 (#5)

NBA Regular Season New Orleans Pelicans at Boston Celtics (NBATV, 7:30 PM, 162 min.)
– 0.592 million viewers (#71)
– 0.37 HH
– 0.22 A18-49 (#62)
– 0.23 A18-34

NBA Regular Season Phoenix Suns at Portland Trail Blazers (NBATV, 10:12 PM, 126 min.)
– 0.421 million viewers (#84)
– 0.27 HH
– 0.18 A18-49 (#79)
– 0.19 A18-34

The Haves And The Have Nots (OWN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.339 million viewers (#10)
– 0.56 A18-49 (#17)

Paynes (OWN, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.610 million viewers (#24)
– 0.43 A18-49 (#20)

Paynes (OWN, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.537 million viewers (#25)
– 0.41 A18-49 (#24)

Ink Master (PAR, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.841 million viewers (#48)
– 0.41 A18-49 (#24)

My Big Fat Fabulous Life (TLC, 8:00 PM, 123 min.)
– 1.067 million viewers (#36)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#34)

I Am Jazz (TLC, 10:03 PM, 62 min.)
– 0.821 million viewers (#50)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#62)

WWE Smackdown (USA, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 2.602 million viewers (#7)
– 1.55 HH
– 0.78 A18-49 (#3)
– 0.60 A18-34

Raw 25: Celebrating 25 Years (USA, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.877 million viewers (#19)
– 1.12 HH
– 0.62 A18-49 (#12)
– 0.45 A18-34

America’s Next Top Model 24 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.960 million viewers (#41)
– 0.40 A18-49 (#26)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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  1. Ratings for Clarence at 9:00 and 9:30 am and Ben 10 at 10:00 and 10:30 am on Cartoon Network?

  2. I love the amount of broadcast data you post here, and its nice to see the sub-demos back again in the daily posts. Do you still plan on continuing the weekly recaps with the 2-digit 18-49s, or are you going back to the old system?

  3. Ratings for Clarence at 9:00 and 9:30 am and Ben 10 at 10:00 and 10:30 am on Cartoon Network?

    • Clarence (Cartoon Network, 1/16 9:00-9:30 a.m.)
      – 493,000 viewers
      – 0.15 adults 18-49 rating

      Clarence (Cartoon Network, 1/16 9:30-10:00 a.m.)
      – 532,000 viewers
      – 0.16 adults 18-49 rating

      Ben 10 (Cartoon Network, 1/16 10:00-10:30 a.m.)
      – 490,000 viewers
      – 0.16 adults 18-49 rating

      Ben 10 (Cartoon Network, 1/16 10:30-11:00 a.m.)
      – 472,000 viewers
      – 0.15 adults 18-49 rating

      • Do you have the ratings for Teen Titans Go! at 11:00 am and 11:30 am and The Amazing World of Gumball at 12 pm?

        • Teen Titans Go (Cartoon Network, 1/16 11:00-11:30 a.m.)
          – 518,000 viewers
          – 0.17 adults 18-49 rating

          Teen Titans Go (Cartoon Network, 1/16 11:30 a.m.-noon)
          – 544,000 viewers
          – 0.19 adults 18-49 rating

          The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network, 1/16 noon-12:30 p.m.)
          – 513,000 viewers
          – 0.17 adults 18-49 rating

          • One last request. Do you have Adventure Time at 1:00 and 1:30 pm and Teen Titans at 2:00 and 2:30 pm?

            • Adventure Time (Cartoon Network, 1/16/18 1:00-1:30 p.m.)
              – 465,000 viewers
              – 0.16 adults 18-49 rating

              Adventure Time (Cartoon Network, 1/16/18 1:30-2:00 p.m.)
              – 440,000 viewers
              – 0.14 adults 18-49 rating

              Teen Titans Go (Cartoon Network, 1/16/18 2:00-3:00 p.m.)
              – 430,000 viewers
              – 0.12 adults 18-49 rating