Primetime Ratings: NBC Scores With Strong ‘This Is Us’

NBC got the top score in Tuesday ratings, with This Is Us leading the network to a 1.0 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That squeaked by the 0.9/4 that CBS posted.

NBC had Ellen’s Game of Games at 1.0 and This Is Us at 1.4, both level with last week. New Amsterdam slid 13% to 0.7.

On CBS it was NCIS at a flat 1.0 and FBI went up 13% to 0.9, then FBI: Most Wanted fell 13% to 0.7.

Fox and Univision both rated a 0.6/3. Fox had The Resident at 0.7 and Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back at 0.6, both flat.

On Univision it was Ringo down 17% to 0.5 and Amor Eterno up 20% to 0.6, and the premiere of Rubi at 0.6.

ABC got a 0.5/3. The Conners posted a 1.0 and Bless This Mess a 0.6, both comedies flat with their last fresh airings. Mixed-ish and Black-ish both got a 0.5. Mixed-ish lost 29% after last week’s Jeopardy! special lead-in and Black-ish was flat. Emergence lost 25% for a 0.3.

Telemundo rated a 0.4/2. Exatlon Estados Unidos fell 20% for a 0.4 and La Dona was a flat 0.3, then El Senor de los Cielos shot up 33% to 0.4.

The CW scored a 0.3/1. Arrow dropped 40% to 0.3 and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow slid 60% from its season premiere to 0.2. 

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.