Primetime Ratings: NBC’s ‘Heartbeat’ Previews Stable

CBS grabbed the Tuesday primetime title with a 1.7 score in viewers 18-49, according to the Nielsen overnights, along with a 6 share. NBC trailed at 1.5/6, then ABC at 0.9/3, The CW at 0.8/3 and Fox at 0.6/2.

For CBS, NCIS did a flat 2.0, NCIS: New Orleans was up 13% to 1.8, and Limitless grew 18% to 1.3.

On NBC, The Voice slipped 11% to 2.4, leading in to a preview of medical drama Heartbeat at 1.4, before a Chicago Fire repeat.

ABC had Fresh Off the Boat up 9% at 1.2 and The Real O’Neals at a flat 1.0, then Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. at 0.9, down 10%, and Beyond the Tank, filling in for the canceled Of Kings and Prophets, at 0.6.

On The CW, The Flash did a 1.1, down 29%, and iZombie a 0.5, down 17%.

Fox’s New Girl rated a flat 1.0 before a batch of comedy repeats.

Michael Malone

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.