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Tuesday Final Ratings: Abby’s Farewell Boosts ‘NCIS’ to Season-Highs in Demos and its Most-Watched Telecast in 15 Months

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  • What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Tuesday, May 8:

    Roseanne (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 10.291 million viewers
    – 6.3/12 HH
    – 2.6/13 A18-49 (3.0/14 F18-49, 2.3/12 M18-49)
    – 1.5/10 A18-34 (1.7/10 F18-34, 1.3/9 M18-34)
    – 3.7/14 A25-54 (4.2/15 F25-54, 3.1/13 M25-54)

    The Middle (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 5.879 million viewers
    – 3.7/7 HH
    – 1.5/7 A18-49 (1.8/7 F18-49, 1.2/6 M18-49)
    – 0.8/5 A18-34 (1.0/5 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 2.1/7 A25-54 (2.6/8 F25-54, 1.7/6 M25-54)

    black-ish (ABC, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 4.318 million viewers
    – 2.8/5 HH
    – 1.2/5 A18-49 (1.4/6 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.6/5 A25-54 (2.0/6 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)

    Splitting Up Together (ABC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 3.532 million viewers
    – 2.3/4 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.3/5 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 1.3/4 A25-54 (1.7/5 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)

    For the People (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.045 million viewers
    – 1.4/3 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
    – 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)

    NCIS (CBS, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 15.043 million viewers (best mark since 15.25 million on Feb. 14, 2017)
    – 9.3/17 HH
    – 1.6/7 A18-49 (1.9/8 F18-49, 1.3/6 M18-49)
    – 0.9/5 A18-34 (1.0/5 F18-34, 0.8/5 M18-34)
    – 2.6/9 A25-54 (2.9/10 F25-54, 2.2/8 M25-54)

    Bull (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 11.755 million viewers
    – 7.3/13 HH
    – 1.2/5 A18-49 (1.5/6 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.9/5 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 2.0/6 A25-54 (2.3/7 F25-54, 1.6/5 M25-54)

    NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 8.109 million viewers
    – 5.2/10 HH
    – 0.8/4 A18-49 (1.0/4 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.6/5 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)

    The Voice (NBC, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 7.255 million viewers
    – 4.5/8 HH
    – 1.3/6 A18-49 (1.6/7 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (1.0/5 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.8/7 A25-54 (2.2/8 F25-54, 1.4/5 M25-54)

    Rise (NBC, 9:01 PM, 59 min.)
    – 3.751 million viewers
    – 2.5/4 HH
    – 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 1.0/3 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 0.7/2 M25-54)

    Chicago Med (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.847 million viewers
    – 3.8/7 HH
    – 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.3/5 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.8/6 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    Lethal Weapon (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.152 million viewers
    – 2.0/4 HH
    – 0.8/4 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.7/4 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    New Girl (S) (Fox, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.398 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.8/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

    New Girl (Fox, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.239 million viewers
    – 0.8/1 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

    The Flash (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.740 million viewers
    – 1.1/2 HH
    – 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.7/4 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

    The 100 (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.082 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.4/1 A18-49 (0.4/1 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
    – 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
    – 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

    La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.740 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49

    El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.601 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Papa a Toda Madre (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.361 million viewers
    – 0.8/1 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Por Amar Sin Ley (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.246 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.461 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.1/1 A18-49

    Drug Wars (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.337 million viewers
    – 0.2/0 HH
    – 0.1/0 A18-49

    Drug Wars (UniMás, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.303 million viewers
    – 0.2/0 HH
    – 0.1/0 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 1.178 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49

    Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.051 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.2/1 A18-49
    – 0.2/1 A18-34

    Mi Familia Perfecta (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.918 million viewers
    – 0.5/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49
    – 0.2/1 A18-34

    Al Otro Lado Del Muro (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.229 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49
    – 0.3/2 A18-34

    El Señor de Los Cielos V (P) (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.147 million viewers
    – 1.1/2 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49
    – 0.8/5 A18-34

    What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Tuesday, May 8 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

    Grace vs. Abrams (A&E, 10:01 PM, 62 min.)
    – 0.320 million viewers (#80)
    – 0.23 HH (#77)
    – 0.10 A18-49 (#96)
    – 0.04 A18-34 (#99)
    – 0.13 A25-54 (#91)

    In Contempt (BET, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.488 million viewers (#70)
    – 0.34 HH (#62)
    – 0.12 A18-49 (#84)
    – 0.11 A18-34 (#69)
    – 0.17 A25-54 (#60)

    Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.637 million viewers (#15)
    – 1.14 HH (#14)
    – 0.62 A18-49 (#4)
    – 0.39 A18-34 (#9)
    – 0.78 A25-54 (#5)

    Tosh.O (CMDY, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.625 million viewers (#52)
    – 0.40 HH (#53)
    – 0.32 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.28 A18-34 (#18)
    – 0.36 A25-54 (#28)

    Jim Jefferies Show (CMDY, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.518 million viewers (#65)
    – 0.34 HH (#62)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#37)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#34)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#40)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.164 million viewers (#21)
    – 0.84 HH (#21)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#43)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.28 A25-54 (#38)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.982 million viewers (#29)
    – 0.70 HH (#28)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#52)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.25 A25-54 (#44)

    CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.923 million viewers (#33)
    – 0.67 HH (#29)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#87)
    – 0.26 A25-54 (#42)

    Deadliest Catch (DISC, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 1.708 million viewers (#14)
    – 1.06 HH (#15)
    – 0.44 A18-49 (#12)
    – 0.23 A18-34 (#25)
    – 0.67 A25-54 (#7)

    Last Outpost (DISC, 10:01 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.848 million viewers (#36)
    – 0.55 HH (#37)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#43)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#92)
    – 0.31 A25-54 (#34)

    All-Star Football Challenge (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.226 million viewers (#99)
    – 0.16 HH (#98)
    – 0.10 A18-49 (#96)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.11 A25-54 (#95)

    Chopped (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.898 million viewers (#35)
    – 0.59 HH (#33)
    – 0.28 A18-49 (#29)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#38)
    – 0.35 A25-54 (#30)

    Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.548 million viewers (#6)
    – 1.72 HH (#6)
    – 0.30 A18-49 (#27)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#45)
    – 0.43 A25-54 (#20)

    Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.302 million viewers (#3)
    – 2.17 HH (#3)
    – 0.34 A18-49 (#20)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#38)
    – 0.55 A25-54 (#10)

    The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.783 million viewers (#4)
    – 1.89 HH (#5)
    – 0.27 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.11 A18-34 (#69)
    – 0.47 A25-54 (#19)

    Shadowhunters (FRFM, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.418 million viewers (#72)
    – 0.27 HH (#73)
    – 0.16 A18-49 (#58)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#51)
    – 0.19 A25-54 (#56)

    Legion (FX, 10:00 PM, 65 min.)
    – 0.353 million viewers (#76)
    – 0.26 HH (#74)
    – 0.14 A18-49 (#71)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.17 A25-54 (#60)

    Good Bones (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.391 million viewers (#19)
    – 0.92 HH (#18)
    – 0.31 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.20 A18-34 (#31)
    – 0.38 A25-54 (#26)

    House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.506 million viewers (#17)
    – 1.02 HH (#17)
    – 0.32 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.21 A18-34 (#26)
    – 0.40 A25-54 (#23)

    House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.540 million viewers (#16)
    – 1.05 HH (#16)
    – 0.31 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.21 A18-34 (#26)
    – 0.40 A25-54 (#23)

    Forged in Fire (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
    – 1.123 million viewers (#25)
    – 0.66 HH (#30)
    – 0.42 A18-49 (#15)
    – 0.33 A18-34 (#15)
    – 0.51 A25-54 (#14)

    Knife or Death (HIST, 10:03 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.929 million viewers (#32)
    – 0.56 HH (#34)
    – 0.37 A18-49 (#17)
    – 0.25 A18-34 (#20)
    – 0.42 A25-54 (#21)

    Web of Lies (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.005 million viewers (#28)
    – 0.72 HH (#26)
    – 0.27 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#38)
    – 0.36 A25-54 (#28)

    Forbidden: Dying for Love (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.017 million viewers (#27)
    – 0.72 HH (#26)
    – 0.28 A18-49 (#29)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#51)
    – 0.38 A25-54 (#26)

    Showcase Game Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (MLBN, 7:12 PM, 211 min.)
    – 0.505 million viewers (#69)
    – 0.32 HH (#66)
    – 0.10 A18-49 (#96)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#87)
    – 0.14 A25-54 (#83)

    All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.711 million viewers (#13)
    – 1.25 HH (#9)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#43)
    – 0.06 A18-34 (#97)
    – 0.31 A25-54 (#34)

    Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.749 million viewers (#5)
    – 1.91 HH (#4)
    – 0.33 A18-49 (#21)
    – 0.11 A18-34 (#69)
    – 0.49 A25-54 (#17)

    Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.390 million viewers (#7)
    – 1.66 HH (#7)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#34)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.40 A25-54 (#23)

    The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars S3 (MTV, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.518 million viewers (#65)
    – 0.34 HH (#62)
    – 0.32 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.30 A18-34 (#17)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#33)

    The Haves and the Have Nots (OWN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.739 million viewers (#12)
    – 1.17 HH (#12)
    – 0.36 A18-49 (#18)
    – 0.21 A18-34 (#26)
    – 0.55 A25-54 (#10)

    Black Love Special (OWN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.678 million viewers (#46)
    – 0.47 HH (#44)
    – 0.12 A18-49 (#84)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#93)
    – 0.22 A25-54 (#51)

    Ink Master: Angels (PAR, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.312 million viewers (#82)
    – 0.19 HH (#88)
    – 0.11 A18-49 (#92)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#93)
    – 0.17 A25-54 (#60)

    The Last O.G. (TBS, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.145 million viewers (#23)
    – 0.77 HH (#23)
    – 0.45 A18-49 (#11)
    – 0.31 A18-34 (#16)
    – 0.55 A25-54 (#10)

    Little People, Big World: Back To The Farm (TLC, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.619 million viewers (#54)
    – 0.45 HH (#47)
    – 0.14 A18-49 (#71)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.17 A25-54 (#60)

    Little People, Big World (TLC, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
    – 1.755 million viewers (#11)
    – 1.25 HH (#9)
    – 0.41 A18-49 (#16)
    – 0.25 A18-34 (#20)
    – 0.51 A25-54 (#14)

    My Little Life (TLC, 10:03 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.787 million viewers (#38)
    – 0.56 HH (#34)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#52)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#46)

    NBA Playoffs-Round 2 Western Conference Game 5: Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets (TNT, 8:00 PM, 154 min.)
    – 4.082 million viewers (#2)
    – 2.61 HH (#2)
    – 1.51 A18-49 (#2)
    – 1.32 A18-34 (#2)
    – 1.68 A25-54 (#2)

    NBA Playoffs-Round 2 Western Conference Game 5: New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors (TNT, 10:34 PM, 143 min.)
    – 4.953 million viewers (#1)
    – 3.17 HH (#1)
    – 1.92 A18-49 (#1)
    – 1.72 A18-34 (#1)
    – 2.09 A25-54 (#1)

    WWE Smackdown (USA, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 2.293 million viewers (#8)
    – 1.43 HH (#8)
    – 0.71 A18-49 (#3)
    – 0.61 A18-34 (#3)
    – 0.80 A25-54 (#3)

    Chrisley Knows Best (USA, 10:00 PM, 32 min.)
    – 1.422 million viewers (#18)
    – 0.92 HH (#18)
    – 0.51 A18-49 (#9)
    – 0.45 A18-34 (#6)
    – 0.56 A25-54 (#9)

    The Cromarties (USA, 10:32 PM, 32 min.)
    – 0.561 million viewers (#58)
    – 0.38 HH (#55)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#37)
    – 0.20 A18-34 (#31)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#46)

    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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