ABC won the ratings battle Tuesday, as Roseanne, despite a dip, led the network to a 1.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That topped the 1.1/4 that CBS put up.
Roseanne did a 2.5. ABC ran Roseanne repeats a week before, while a fresh airing scored a 3.4 the week before that. The Middle lost 21% for a 1.5, then Black-ish went up 9% to 1.2. Splitting Up Together grew 10% to 1.1 and For the People was a flat 0.6.
For CBS, NCIS ticked up 9% to 1.2 and Bull was a flat 1.1, then NCIS: New Orleans increased 13% to 0.9.
NBC rated a 0.9/4, as The Voice dropped 20% to 1.2 and Rise slipped 13% to 0.7, then Chicago Med posted a level 0.9.
Fox was good for a 0.6/3, with Lethal Weapon off 22% for a 0.7, then LA to Vegas and New Girl at 0.5, both comedies down a tenth of a point.
The CW rated a 0.5/2, with The Flash at 0.6 and The 100 at 0.4, both shows flat.
Univision scored a 0.5/2 and Telemundo a 0.4/2.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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