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Updated Tuesday Ratings: ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ in a Class of its Own in Adults 18-49

TUESDAY FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS

What follows are the fast affiliate rating results for Tuesday, May 8. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

-Total Viewers:
CBS: 11.57 million, NBC: 5.60, ABC: 4.69, Fox: 2.28, CW: 1.41

Adults 18-49:
ABC and CBS: 1.2 rating/5 share each, NBC: 1.0/ 4, Fox: 0.7/ 3, CW: 0.2/ 2

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – Roseanne
Viewers: 10.18 million (#2), A18-49: 2.6/12 (#1)

CBS – NCIS
Viewers: 14.01 million (#1), A18-49: 1.5/ 7 (#2)

NBC – The Voice
Viewers: 6.96 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 6 (#3)

Fox – Lethal Weapon (season finale)
Viewers: 3.14 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#4)

CW – The Flash
Viewers: 1.73 million (#5), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – The Middle
Viewers: 5.85 million (#3), A18-49: 1.5/ 7 (#2)

CBS – NCIS
Viewers: 15.57 million (#1), A18-49: 1.7/ 7 (#1)

NBC – The Voice
Viewers: 7.44 million (#2), A18-49: 1.3/ 6 (#3)

Fox – Lethal Weapon (season finale)
Viewers: 3.06 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

CW – The Flash
Viewers: 1.70 million (#5), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – black-ish
Viewers: 4.36 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2)

CBS – Bull
Viewers: 12.05 million (#1), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#1)

NBC – Rise
Viewers: 4.20 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

Fox – New Girl
Viewers: 1.53 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – The 100
Viewers: 1.17 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Splitting Up Together
Viewers: 3.54 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

CBS – Bull
Viewers: 11.56 million (#1), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#1)

NBC – Rise
Viewers: 3.47 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

Fox – New Girl
Viewers: 1.37 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – The 100
Viewers: 1.06 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – For the People
Viewers: 2.19 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles
Viewers: 8.45 million (#1), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2)

NBC – Chicago Med
Viewers: 5.76 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – For the People
Viewers: 1.99 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

CBS – NCIS: Los Angeles
Viewers: 7.80 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#2)

NBC – Chicago Med
Viewers: 5.77 million (#2), A18-49: 1.1/ 5 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “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. FROM ABC

    ABC Tuesday Prime Time (8-11pm – 4.7 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49): ABC ranked #1 on Tuesday night for the 7th week running in Adults 18-49 (1.2/5-tie), marking its longest streak as the #1 broadcaster on Tuesday in 18 years – since a streak that ran from May-June of 2000.

    · ABC shot up from the year-ago Tuesday with an all-original lineup by 1.4 million viewers (4.7 million vs. 3.3 million) and by 20% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/5 vs. 1.0/4).

    · At 8pm, ABC’s Roseanne stood as Tuesday’s #1 TV show for its 6th straight original telecast in Adults 18-49 (2.6/12), rising 4% over its week-ago Fast Affiliate rating (2.5/12), which adjusted up 1-tenth in the Nationals. Lead out The Middle held even week to week at 8:30pm and surged 25% from its year-ago telecast on the in Adults 18-49 (1.5/7 vs. 1.2/5).

    · ABC’s black-ish held even week to week in Adults 18-49 (1.2/5), while Splitting Up Together (1.0/4 vs. 1.1/4) and For the People (0.5/2 vs. 0.6/2) were both steady. If fact from 9-10pm, ABC’s black-ish and Splitting Up Together more than doubled Fox’s back-to-back episodes of New Girl (+120% – 1.1/4 vs. 0.5/2).

  2. FROM NBC

    “CHICAGO MED” WINS AT 10 P.M., GROWS +11% VS. LAST WEEK’S FAST-AFFILIATE 0.9, MAINTAINS 100% OF LAST WEEK’S OFFICIAL-NATIONAL 1.0 AND IS CLOSE TO ROUNDING UP TO A 1.1

    “THE VOICE” MAINTAINS 100% WEEK TO WEEK IN 18-49 AND IS CLOSE TO ROUNDING UP

    “RISE” RETAINS 100% WEEK TO WEEK IN 18-49, GROWS IN TOTAL VIEWERS

    “MED” REMAINS UNDEFEATED VS. REGULAR ABC-CBS COMPETITION THROUGH 19 ORIGINAL TELECASTS THIS SEASON IN 18-49

    Tuesday Primetime Ratings:

    “Chicago Med” (1.0/4 in 18-49, 5.8 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):

    · Is close to rounding up to a 1.1 in 18-49 (currently reporting a 1.047 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings)

    · Wins the time period among the ABC, CBS and NBC dramas in adults 18-49 and is #1 or tied for #1 among those dramas in adults 25-54; adults, men and women 18-34; men and women 18-49; and women 25-54.

    · Is currently growing +11% versus last week’s 0.9 in these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings in 18-49 and retaining 100% of last week’s 1.0 in official nationals.

    · In total viewers, is currently up versus last week’s fast-affiliate 5.753 million and retaining 99% of last week’s official-national 5.843 million.

    · Remains undefeated in the timeslot when in original this season versus regular ABC and CBS competition in adults 18-49, finishing #1 or tied for #1 versus that competition with 19 of 19 first-run telecasts (L+SD).

    · Is currently delivering a +25% margin of victory among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 (1.0 vs. 0.8 for CBS’s “NCIS: New Orleans”).

    · Will add significant viewership via time-shifting and VOD — “Med” is increasing by +73% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 1.26 to a 2.18) and +3.9 million viewers overall (6.8 million to 10.7 million). When projected 35-day non-linear viewing is included, the “Med” 18-49 rating grew to a 2.93.

    “The Voice” (1.2/6 in 18-49, 7.2 million viewers overall from 8-9:01 p.m. ET):

    · Is close to rounding up to a 1.3 in 18-49 (currently reporting a 1.24 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings).

    · Is currently retaining 100% week to week in 18-49 (1.2 vs. 1.2) and is up in adults, men and women 18-34, including a week-to-week gain of +25% in women 18-34 (1.0 vs. 0.8).

    · Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD – Tuesday’s “Voice” has increased by +24% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 2.02 to a 2.51) and more than +1.8 million viewers overall (10.1 million to 12.0 million). With the addition of projected 35-day non-linear ratings, the Tuesday “Voice” 18-49 figure grows to a 3.34.

    · Upscale: Tuesday’s “Voice” is generating a solid upscale audience this season, indexing at a 108 among adults 18-49 in $100K+ homes.

    “Rise” (0.7/3 in 18-49, 3.8 million viewers overall from 9:01-10 p.m. ET):

    · Is retaining 100% week to week in 18-49 (0.7 vs. 0.7) and is currently up +3% in total viewers (3.838 million vs. 3.736 million) and is also up in the women 18-34 demo, pending updates.

    · Maintains 100% of NBC’s result in the hour on the year-ago night in 18-49 (0.7 vs. 0.7 on May 9, 2017) and up +26% in total viewers (3.838 million vs. 3.034million).

    · Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD – last week’s “Rise” increased by +36% in 18-49 (0.67 to 0.91) and +955,000 viewers overall (3.7 million to 4.7 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens.

    · Upscale: “Rise” is generating a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 119 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes.

    In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday Night:

    · In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.8/5; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 2.6/7; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.6/4.

    · In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 0.5/3; “Late Show,” 0.4/3; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.4/3.

    · From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

    · From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS’s “Late Late Show,” 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: “Late Night,” 0.3/3 in 18-49; “Late Late Show,” 0.2/2.

    · At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

    NOTE: Primetime results are based on “fast affiliate time period” data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated.