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Tuesday Final Nationals: ‘Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’ on CBS Dips to All-Time Big-4 Low

The trio of “The Voice(Women 18-34: 2.3/9; Men 18-34: 1.2/6; Women 18-49: 3.5/12; Men 18-49: 2.0/7), freshman drama “Chicago Med(Women 18-34: 2.0/7; Men 18-34: 0.9/4; Women 18-49: 2.9/9; Men 18-49: 1.3/5) and veteran “Chicago Fire(Women 18-34: 1.7/6; Men 18-34: 0.8/4; Women 18-49: 2.7/8; Men 18-49: 1.3/5) were a winning for NBC on Tuesday evening among total viewers (10.62 million) and all key demos.

While “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show(Women 18-34: 3.7/14; Men 18-34: 1.6/7; Women 18-49: 3.0/10; Men 18-49: 1.6/6) on CBS managed to win the 10 p.m. time slot among adults 18-49, it fell 29 percent among total viewers and 32 percent among adults 18-49 compared to the fashion show last year. The annual special delivered its least-watched, lowest-rated telecast on a Big 4 network to-date (since 2001). This year’s event hailed from New York City and featured performances by Selena Gomez, The Weeknd and Ellie Goulding.

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

ABC’s “The Muppets(Women 18-34: 0.6/3; Men 18-34: 0.6/3; Women 18-49: 1.2/4; Men 18-49: 0.9/3)

ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat(Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 0.7/3; Women 18-49: 1.2/4; Men 18-49: 1.1/4)

ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.(Women 18-34: 0.6/2; Men 18-34: 1.0/4; Women 18-49: 1.2/4; Men 18-49: 1.5/5)

Fox’s “Scream Queens” (season finale) (Women 18-34: 1.0/4; Men 18-34: 0.5/2; Women 18-49: 1.2/4; Men 18-49: 0.7/2)

CW’s “The Flash(Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 1.4/6; Women 18-49: 0.9/3; Men 18-49: 1.6/6)

CW’s “iZombie(Women 18-34: 0.5/2; Men 18-34: 0.3/1; Women 18-49: 0.5/2; Men 18-49: 0.4/1)

BET’s “Being Mary Jane(1.078 million; Women 18-34: 0.55; Men 18-34: 0.31; Women 18-49: 0.66; Men 18-49: 0.30)

USA’s “Chrisley Knows Best(1.691 million viewers; Women 18-34: 0.61; Men 18-34: 0.39; Women 18-49: 0.80; Men 18-49: 0.38)

USA’s “Donny!(578,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.21; Men 18-34: 0.11; Women 18-49: 0.30; Men 18-49: 0.11)

Bravo’s “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce(628,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.27; Men 18-34: 0.05; Women 18-49: 0.40; Men 18-49: 0.09)

CNBC’s “The Profit(667,000 viewers; Women 18-34: 0.14; Men 18-34: 0.23; Women 18-49: 0.17; Men 18-49: 0.24)

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015
ABC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.1/4 3383 0.6/2 1.1/4 1.3/4
8:00 The Muppets 2.4/4 3812 0.6/3 1.1/4 1.3/4
8:30 Fresh Off the Boat 2.3/4 3942 0.7/3 1.2/4 1.5/4
9:00 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2.4/4 3849 0.8/3 1.3/4 1.6/4
10:00 Shark Tank (r) 1.6/3 2421 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 5.7/10 9129 1.3/6 1.7/6 2.0/6
8:00 NCIS (r) 7.0/12 11414 0.7/3 1.4/5 2.1/6
9:00 NCIS: New Orleans (r) 5.8/10 9730 0.6/3 1.3/4 1.9/5
10:00 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (s) 4.1/8 6603 2.7/11 2.3/8 2.0/6
NBC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 6.7/12 10619 1.5/6 2.3/8 3.1/9
8:00 The Voice 8.1/14 13129 1.8/7 2.8/10 3.8/11
9:00 Chicago Med 6.1/10 9595 1.4/6 2.1/7 2.8/8
10:00 Chicago Fire 5.9/11 9134 1.2/5 2.0/7 2.6/8
FOX PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.5/3 2526 0.8/3 0.9/3 1.1/3
8:00 Scream Queens (f) 1.5/3 2526 0.8/3 0.9/3 1.1/3
CW PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.5/2 2461 0.7/3 0.9/3 1.0/3
8:00 The Flash 2.1/4 3554 1.0/4 1.3/4 1.4/4
9:00 iZombie 0.9/1 1367 0.4/2 0.5/2 0.5/1
UNI PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.1/2 2092 0.7/2
7:00 Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse 0.9/2 1788 0.6/3
8:00 Antes Muerta Que Lichita 1.0/2 1940 0.7/3
9:01 Pasion y Poder 1.2/2 2193 0.8/2
10:03 Yo No Creo En Hombres 1.2/2 2144 0.7/2

Cable Rankings – Tuesday 12/08/15
What follows are the top 20 most-watched shows in prime time on cable for Tuesday, December 8:


  1. “The O’Reilly Factor” (Fox News Channel, 8 p.m.): 3.292 million

  2. “Curse of Oak Island” (History, 9 p.m.): 3.220

  3. “Fixer Upper” (HGTV, 9 p.m.): 2.786

  4. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9:30 p.m.): 2.749

  5. “The Kelly File” (Fox News Channel, 9 p.m.): 2.625

  6. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9 p.m.): 2.588

  7. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10 p.m.): 2.527

  8. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8:30 p.m.): 2.402

  9. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.): 2.341

  10. “Moonshiners” (Discovery, 9 p.m.): 2.120

  11. “Hannity” (Fox News Channel, 10 p.m.): 2.093

  12. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8 p.m.): 2.072

  13. “Hunting Hitler” (History, 10 p.m.): 1.942

  14. “House Hunters: Where Are They Now?” (HGTV, 10 p.m.): 1.900

  15. Movie: “The Polar Express” (2004) (ABC Family, 8:45 p.m.): 1.845

  16. “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.): 1.765

  17. “American Dad” (Adult Swim, 10:30 p.m.): 1.759

  18. Movie: “Deck the Halls” (2006) (Hallmark, 8 p.m.): 1.713

  19. Movie: “Chrisley Knows Best” (USA, 10 p.m.): 1.691

  20. “American Dad” (Adult Swim, 10 p.m.): 1.609


  • “College Basketball: Jimmy V Classic: Maryland vs. UConn at MSG” (ESPN, 9:35-11:38 p.m., 0.66 household rating): 1.044

  • “NBA Basketball: Golden State @ Indiana” (NBA TV, 7:02-9:29 p.m., 0.55 household rating): 0.823


Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research





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