Ratings: New Amsterdam Returns Low Lacking This Is Us as Lead-In

NBC’s New Amsterdam and CBS’ NCIS: New Orleans both suffered with weaker lead-ins this Tuesday. Opening NBC’s night, The Voice (7.2 mil/1.2, read recap) matched Monday’s Battle Round numbers. Now airing an hour earlier, The Village (4.2 mil/0.7) held steady but was obviously down sharply from time slot predecessor This Is Us‘ Season 3 average […]

Ratings: NBC Dominates Monday; Magnum Slips With Weaker Lead-In

Two weeks into the new season, NBC continued its Monday-night dominance as The Voice stabilized and Manifest held up best among the freshman series. The Voice delivered 9.9 million total viewers and a 2.0 demo rating, adding a few eyeballs week-to-week while holding in the demo. Manifest (8.5 mil/1.8) slipped 18 percent from its strong […]

Ratings: The Brave Returns to Season Lows Minus Voice Lead-In

NBC’s The Brave returned from its holiday break to barely 3 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating, down 33 percent on both counts (from its most recent, apres-Voice airing) to (obviously) hit season lows. Opening the Peacock’s night, The Wall (5 mil/1.0) was up two tenths, while Better Late Than Never (4.1 mil/0.8) […]

Ratings: DWTS Hits Finale Low, Chicago Med Ticks Up With This Is Us Lead-In

Dancing With the Stars on Tuesday night closed out Season 25 with 9.2 million total viewers and a 1.3 demo rating, marking its second-smallest finale audience ever while hitting a demo low for a Mirrorball Trophy ceremony. RELATEDThe Voice Recap: Was the Right Singer Sent Packing? RELATEDThe Flash Recap: The Thinker’s Origins Revealed FOX |Lethal […]

Ratings: SEAL Team Has Solid Debut, Star Returns High With Empire Lead-In

CBS’ SEAL Team premiere targeted 9.7 million total viewers and a 1.5 demo rating, delivering Wednesday’s largest audience and improving on time slot predecessor Criminal Minds’ previous average (7.5 mil/1.4). The David Boreanaz-led drama outdrew Criminal Minds‘ year-ago premiere (8.9 mil/1.9) yet fell short in the demo with a significantly softer Survivor lead-in. RELATEDCBS’ SEAL […]

Ratings: Young Sheldon Retains Nearly 100 Percent of Big Bang Lead-In

CBS’ Young Sheldon preview was Monday’s (very) big freshman on campus, delivering 16.6 million total viewers and a 3.7 demo rating — retaining nearly all of its Big Bang Theory lead-in to mark the most-watched comedy launch since 2 Broke Girls (in September 2011) and the highest rated since The Crazy Ones (September 2013). YoungSheldon, […]

Sunday Ratings: The Orville Launches Well With NFL Lead-In

Sunday’s Hurricane Irma-delayed Nielsen numbers are in, and Fox’s The Orville premiered to 7.3 million total viewers and a 2.8 demo rating (per fast nationals and pending additional adjustment due to Irma news coverage), up from what Son of Zorn debuted to a year ago leading out of football (6 mil/2.4) and marking the highest-rated […]