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Tuesday Final Nationals: CW Tops Night Among Males 18-34, ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter’ on ABC Slumps in Return

CBS was the No. 1 network on Tuesday among total viewers (12.38 million), adults 18-49 (1.8 rating/6 share), adults 25-54 (2.6/7) and tied with NBC for tops among adults 18-34 (1.0/4).

CW’s “The Flash” returned from its winter hiatus rising +10% from its last original in adults 18-34 (1.1/5) and holding steady in adults 18-49 (1.3/4). It was also #1 in its time period in males 18-34 (1.3/6), and was #2 in adults 18-34, adults 18-49, and males 18-49 (1.6/6), and #3 in total viewers (3.4M).

“The Flash” was also up +29 percent from its last original in women 18-34 (0.9/3) and in women 18-49 (1.1/3).

The special preview of the CW’s new series “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time is Now” tied for #1 in the time period (9-9:30pm) in males 18-34 (0.8/3), tied for #2 in M18-49 (1.1/4), and tied the return of ABC’s “Agent Carter” in the hour in adults 18-34 (0.6/2)

In regards to the second season premiere of ABC’s “Agent Carter,” it fell -21 percent (in total viewers) and -31 percent (in adults 18-49) from its season one finale on Feb. 24, 2015. The declines are even more steep when comparing to its series premiere from Jan. 6, 2015 (-54 percent in total viewers, -53 percent in adults 18-49).

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.1/3 3186 0.5/2 0.9/3 1.1/3
8:00 Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years (s) 2.1/3 3204 0.5/2 0.9/3 1.1/3
9:00 Marvel’s Agent Carter (p) 2.0/4 3177 0.6/2 0.9/3 1.1/3
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 7.7/13 12379 1.0/4 1.8/6 2.6/7
8:00 NCIS 10.8/17 17505 1.8/6 2.4/8 3.6/10
9:00 NCIS: New Orleans 8.2/13 13298 0.9/4 1.8/6 2.7/7
10:00 Limitless 4.0/7 6333 0.7/3 1.2/4 1.6/5
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 4.3/7 6615 1.0/4 1.5/5 2.1/6
8:00 Hollywood Game Night 3.0/5 4637 0.7/3 1.3/4 1.7/5
9:00 Chicago Med 4.6/7 7050 1.0/4 1.6/5 2.1/6
10:00 Chicago Fire 5.4/10 8159 1.1/5 1.8/6 2.4/7
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.6/3 2449 0.8/3 1.0/3 1.2/3
8:00 New Girl 1.9/3 2949 1.1/5 1.3/4 1.5/4
8:30 Grandfathered 1.6/3 2501 0.7/3 0.9/3 1.1/3
9:00 Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.5/2 2372 0.8/3 1.1/3 1.3/3
9:30 The Grinder 1.3/2 1974 0.6/2 0.8/2 0.9/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.6/3 2668 0.8/3 1.1/4 1.2/3
8:00 The Flash 2.0/3 3407 1.1/5 1.3/4 1.5/4
9:00 D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time is Now (s) 1.2/2 2053 0.6/2 0.9/3 0.9/2
9:30 D.C. Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League (s) 1.1/2 1807 0.6/2 0.8/3 0.9/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.1/2 1986 0.8/3
7:00 Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse 1.1/2 2015 0.7/3
8:00 Antes Muerta Que Lichita 1.0/2 1900 0.7/2
9:01 Pasion y Poder (thru 11:00) 1.1/2 2030 0.8/3

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Tuesday 1/19/16

Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.5/2
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 0.9/3
Men 18-49: 0.9/3

Marvel’s Agent Carter” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.8/3
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.0/3
Men 18-49: 0.8/3

NCIS” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.5/5
Men 18-34: 1.2/6
Women 18-49: 2.7/8
Men 18-49: 2.1/8

NCIS: New Orleans” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.1/4
Men 18-34: 0.8/3
Women 18-49: 2.0/6
Men 18-49: 1.6/5

Limitless” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.9/3
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.3/4
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

Hollywood Game Night” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.9/4
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.5/5
Men 18-49: 1.0/4

Chicago Med” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 1.3/5
Men 18-34: 0.8/3
Women 18-49: 2.0/6
Men 18-49: 1.2/4

Chicago Fire” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 1.3/5
Men 18-34: 0.9/4
Women 18-49: 2.2/7
Men 18-49: 1.4/5

New Girl” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 1.4/6
Men 18-34: 0.8/4
Women 18-49: 1.5/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

Grandfathered” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.9/3
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.1/3
Men 18-49: 0.8/3

Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.9/3
Men 18-34: 0.8/3
Women 18-49: 1.1/3
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

The Grinder” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.7/2
Men 18-34: 0.5/2
Women 18-49: 0.8/2
Men 18-49: 0.7/2

The Flash” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.9/3
Men 18-34: 1.3/6
Women 18-49: 1.1/3
Men 18-49: 1.6/6

D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time is Now” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.8/3
Women 18-49: 0.7/2
Men 18-49: 1.1/4

D.C. Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.7/3
Women 18-49: 0.6/2
Men 18-49: 1.0/3

Pretty Little Liars” (Freeform)
Women 18-34: 1.84
Men 18-34: 0.50
Women 18-49: 1.27
Men 18-49: 0.39

Shadowhunters” (Freeform)
Women 18-34: 0.67
Men 18-34: 0.28
Women 18-49: 0.54
Men 18-49: 0.28

Cable Rankings – Tuesday 1/19/16
What follows are the top 20 most-watched shows in prime time on cable for Tuesday, January 19:


  1. “Fixer Upper” (HGTV, 9 p.m.): 3.635 million (0.85 adults 18-49 rating)

  2. “The O’Reilly Factor” (Fox News Channel, 8 p.m.): 3.536 (0.28)

  3. “The Haves and the Have Nots” (OWN, 9 p.m.): 2.935 (0.84)

  4. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10 p.m.): 2.843 (1.05)

  5. “Curse of Oak Island” (History, 9 p.m.): 2.819 (0.93)
  6. “The Kelly File” (Fox News Channel, 9 p.m.): 2.751 (0.20)

  7. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9:30 p.m.): 2.747 (0.97)

  8. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.): 2.708 (1.05)

  9. “House Hunters” (HGTV, 10 p.m.): 2.521 (0.54)

  10. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9 p.m.): 2.456 (0.83)
  11. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8:30 p.m.): 2.359 (0.82)

  12. “House Hunters International” (HGTV, 10:30 p.m.): 2.133 (0.48)

  13. “Fixer Upper” (HGTV, 8 p.m.): 1.966 (0.51)

  14. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8 p.m.): 1.879 (0.69)

  15. “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.): 1.853 (0.70)
  16. “American Dad” (Adult Swim, 10:30 p.m.): 1.844 (0.88)

  17. “Moonshiners” (Discovery, 9 p.m.): 1.801 (0.64)

  18. “Homicide Hunter Lt. Joe Kenda” (ID, 10 p.m.): 1.718 (0.39)

  19. “American Dad” (Adult Swim, 10 p.m.): 1.667 (0.76)

  20. “Pretty Little Liars” (Freeform, 8 p.m.): 1.664 (0.83)


  • “Total Divas” (E!, 9 p.m.): 1.115 (0.52)

  • “Shadowhunters” (Freeform, 9 p.m.): 1.006 (0.41)

  • “Teen Wolf” (MTV, 9 p.m.): 0.906 (0.39)

  • “College Basketball: LSU @ Texas A&M” (ESPN, 9:04-10:53 p.m., 0.59 household rating): 0.839 (0.29)

  • “Shannara” (MTV, 10 p.m.): 0.751 (0.31)

  • “College Basketball: Illinois @ Indiana” (ESPN, 7:00-9:04 p.m., 0.51 household rating): 0.698 (0.20)


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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    • Fairly OddParents (Nickelodeon, 1/19 2:30-3:00 p.m.) 952,000 viewers, 0.2 adults 18-49 rating

      Thundermans (Nickelodeon, 1/19 6:30-7:00 p.m.) 1.402 million viewers, 0.3 adults 18-49 rating

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  2. Do you have ratings for Sofia the First on Disney Channel (10 am; 1 to 2 pm) and Disney Junior (7-8 pm, 11 pm)?

    • Sofia the First (Disney Channel, 1/19 10:00-10:25 a.m.) 1.137 million viewers, 0.4 adults 18-49 rating

      Sofia the First (Disney Channel, 1/19 1:30-1:55 p.m.) 837,000 viewers, 0.2 adults 18-49 rating

      Sofia the First (Disney Jr., 1/19 7:00-7:25 p.m.) 982,000 viewers, 0.2 adults 18-49 rating

      Sofia the First (Disney Jr., 1/19 7:30-7:55 p.m.) 909,000 viewers, 0.2 adults 18-49 rating

    • Marvel’s Agent Carter (ABC, 1/19)

      9:00 3.434 million viewers, 1.0/3 adults 18-49 rating/share

      9:30 3.184 million viewers, 0.9/3 adults 18-49 rating/share

      10:00 3.126 million viewers, 0.9/3 adults 18-49 rating/share

      10:30 2.964 million viewers, 0.9/3 adults 18-49 rating/share

  3. • NEW GIRL (1.9/6 L3) held even with the prior week and was the top program of Tuesday night. GRANDFATHERED (1.3/4) also held even with the prior week’s L3 rating.

    • AMERICAN IDOL-WEDS (3.0/10 L3) retained 86% of both its season debut (3.5/11 L3, 1/6/16) and its 2015 week two Wednesdayrating (3.5/11 L3, 1/14/15). AMERICAN IDOL-Thurs (2.6/9 L3) retained 81% of its Thursday premiere rating (3.2/11 L3, 1/7/16).

    o Through the first two weeks, IDOL is retaining 88% of its delivery last season in L3 — much better retention than it was seeing at this point last year (vs 74% retention).

    • The debut of SECOND CHANCE grew to a 1.4/5 after three days of delayed viewing.

    • The season premiere of HELL’S KITCHEN scored a 1.6/6, retaining 89% of its prior season premiere (1.8/6 on 3/3/15) – which was on a Tuesday rather than a Friday — and matching last season’s average (1.6/6 L3).

    • MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (1.8/7 L3) grew +29% to match its season high.

    • COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE and BORDERTOWN both tied their 1.3/4 L3 series premiere ratings.

    COMPETITIVE

    • NBC’s Shades of Blue (2.3/8 L3) was down -21% from its debut in week 2.

    • FX’s American Horror Story: Hotel finale grew +94% from its LS rating to a 2.3/8 L3, up +21% from the prior week. AHS wrapped up its fifth season with a 2.9/10 L3 average.

    • ABC’s American Crime (1.6/6 L3) fell -11% from its premiere rating.

    • NBC Law & Order: SVU (2.8/9 L3) is up +8% to its highest rating since 4/29/15. Chicago PD (2.8/9 L3) fell a tenth from its week-ago season high.

    • ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars’ (1.6/5 L3) winter premiere is up +23% from last year (1.3/4 L3, 1/6/15).

    • The series premiere of Showtime’s Billions (0.4/1 L3) held on to only 40% of its Shameless lead-in (1.0/3 L3).

    • Bravo’s series debut of The Real Housewives of Potomac (1.2/3 L3) grew +33% in L3, up vs. Atlanta’s +28% average growth this season.

    • TBS’ Angie Tribeca averaged a 0.5/1 L3 in primetime, and averaged a -9% drop-off each half hour.

    • Provided with an AFC Playoff lead-in, 60 Minutes (4.9/14 L3) reached a season high and Madam Secretary (2.5/7 L3) tied its series debut rating.

    • The first three telecasts of ABC’s Galavant are down -50% from last season’s average (0.9/2 vs. 1.8/5 L3).

  4. Hey @SonOfTheBronx:disqus, I keep forgetting to request ‘American Harvest’ (RFD) on Tuesdays, so if its not too late, could I please have that? That should be the last request for the week (ending 1/22) though. Thank you!!