Primetime Ratings: NBC Olympics Coverage Up on Vonn Medal

NBC rated a 3.9 in viewers 18-49 across Tuesday’s prime, according to the Nielsen overnights, alongside a 15 share. That topped NBC’s Monday score for the Olympics, when the network tallied a 3.7/13.

NBC aired Olympic bobsledding, figure skating and alpine skiing Tuesday from Pyeongchang, with Lindsey Vonn claiming a bronze medal in the latter.  

ABC was runner-up at 0.7/3. Bachelor Winter Games went up 29% to 0.9 and Kevin (Probably) Saves the World did a 0.4.

CBS was at 0.6/2 with repeats throughout prime.

Fox too did a 0.6/2, also with repeats.

Telemundo and Univision were both at 0.5/2.

The CW scored a 0.2/1 with repeats on its air.

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.