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TV Ratings: NBC’s ‘Chicago’ Dramas Tick Down, Still Top Wednesday

NBC’s trio of “Chicago” dramas ticked down in the TV ratings last night, but there’s no need to call the police, the fire brigade or an ambulance quite yet. “Chicago Med,” “Fire” and “P.D.” were still the top three shows on the night, scoring a 1.1, a 1.1 and a 1.0 rating respectively among adults […]

TV Ratings: ‘This Is Us’ Sterling K. Brown-Focused Episode Wins Tuesday

“This Is Us” lost a little ground in the TV ratings on Tuesday night, however, it still managed to lead NBC to a narrow victory on the night. The acclaimed drama scored a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49 and drew 6.5 million viewers, down fractionally on last week’s 1.5 rating and 6.7 million viewers. The […]

TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Ticks Up 20%, ABC Wins Monday Rose

“The Bachelor” saw a solid uptick week-to-week in the TV ratings, leading ABC to victory on a competitive Monday night. The dating show scored a 1.9 rating among adults 18-49, roughly a 20% increase on last week’s episode, and 6.2 million total viewers, up almost 1 million viewers from last week. “The Good Doctor” benefited […]

TV Ratings: ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ Starts Strong Behind NFC Championship Game

“9-1-1 Lone Star” got off to a flaming start for Fox in the TV ratings behind the NFC Championship game. The Rob Lowe-fronted series premiere to a 3.2 rating among adults 18-49 and 11.5 million viewers in the time zone-adjusted ratings, which represents easily the best scripted debut of the 2019-2020 season. “Lone Star” had […]

TV Ratings: NFL’s AFC, NFC Championship Games Down From 2019

The NFL’s AFC and NFC championship games made for a blockbuster Sunday of football for CBS and Fox, but viewership of the games that determine the contenders for the Super Bowl was down from 2019 levels. CBS’ AFC championship in the 3 p.m. ET afternoon slot delivered 41.1 million viewers as the Kansas City Chiefs […]

TV Ratings: ‘Chicago’ Dramas Dominate Wednesday Night

NBC’s trifecta of “Chicago” dramas dominated the Wednesday night TV ratings in the absence of “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time.” “Chicago Med” and “Fire” both ticked up from a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49, to a 1.2 rating this time around. The former drew 8.4 million total viewers, up almost 1 million from last […]

How ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Became Broadcast’s Ratings Champ

If Ken Jennings wins tonight’s game of “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time,” the tournament will be over. ABC likely hopes that doesn’t happen. Through three rounds of intense quizzing between Jennings, Brad Rutter and recent favorite James Holzhauer, “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” has not only provided a platform for an outpouring of […]

TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Dips, Easily Wins Monday

“The Bachelor” dipped in the TV ratings from its season 24 premiere last week, but still comfortably topped Monday night. The ABC dating show came in at a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49, down 18% on the premiere, and drew 5.4 million total viewers, down roughly 10% from the 6 million who tuned in for […]

TV Ratings: Critics’ Choice Awards Tumble as NFL Playoffs Dominate

The 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards saw a TV ratings tumble from last year on Sunday night, as the NFL playoffs dominated proceedings. The awards show was down 33% in the key 18-49 demographic on the CW, scoring a 0.2 rating, and down roughly 22% on total viewership, drawing just under 1.2 million total viewers. Fox […]

TV Ratings: ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Part 3 Tops 15 Million Viewers

Part 3 of the “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” contest between three of the most prolific contestants to have ever grace the iconic game show drew big numbers yet again for ABC. Last night’s broadcast drew 15.4 million total viewers, up roughly 500,000 from the 14.8 million who tuned in to Part 2. The […]

TV Ratings: ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Grows to 14.8 Million Viewers

Part 2 of ABC’s “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” built on the strong performance from part 1 to comfortably win the Wednesday night TV ratings race. The quiz show, which is pitting three of the greatest contestants to have ever played against each other, drew 14.8 million total viewers, up from 14 million on […]

TV Ratings: ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Scores Over 14 Million Viewers

The prompt is what show comfortably won Tuesday night’s TV ratings with a whopping 14.4 million total viewers? What is “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” would be the correct answer. The first episode of ABC’s “Jeopardy!” celebration scored a 2.4 rating among adults 18-49, more than doubling its competition on the night. That demo […]

TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Premieres Up 20% on Last Season

Season 24 of “The Bachelor” kicked off last night to solid TV ratings for ABC. The premiere episode won the night with a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 and drew just over 6 million total viewers. That represents a significant 20% up tick from last season’s premiere, which came in at a 1.5 rating and […]

How Golden Globes Ratings Stack Up Against Oscars, Emmys, Grammys

The 2020 Golden Globes ratings went the way of seemingly all awards show these days, dipping to 18.3 million total viewers and a 4.7 rating among adults 18-49. Although last night’s Ricky Gervais-hosted show was only down 2% on 2019, according to Nielsen live-plus same day numbers, it still represented an eight-year viewership low for […]

TV Ratings: Golden Globes Down on Previous Years in Early Numbers

Ricky Gervais returned to host the Golden Globes for a fifth time last night, but the awards show appears to have slipped in the TV ratings versus previous years. Last night’s awards ceremony drew 14.76 million viewers and a 3.8 rating among adults 19-49 according to early Nielsen estimates. That’s down roughly 6% in total […]

TV Ratings: ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ends Season at 4-Year High

Plenty of questions have been raised over the stability of NFL TV ratings across the last few years, but this season, the league has been a mainstay among falling live event ratings in other departments, with “Sunday Night Football” closing the 2019-2020 season at a four-year viewership high. The final “SNF” between the Seattle Seahawks […]

TV Ratings: ‘Flirty Dancing’ Debut Tangos With ‘Sunday Night Football’

An NFL dominated night saw the premiere of Fox’s “Flirty Dancing,” which posted a decent TV ratings debut. Fox debuted the Jenna Dewan-hosted dancing-dating show on Sunday to a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49 and 3.5 million total viewers. It’s worth noting, however, that the premiere aired live across all time zones and a substantial […]

Sixth Democratic Debate Draws 6 Million Viewers, Lowest Figure in Current Cycle

Last night’s Democratic debate, which inevitably dealt with the recent impeachment of President Donald Trump, drew just over 6 million total viewers for PBS and Politico, according to Nielsen figures. Topics such as the economy, climate change, racism, Afghanistan, and taxing the wealthy were also on the agenda. That total, which counts the PBS broadcast […]