Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins With ‘Ellen’s’

NBC won Tuesday prime ratings by a mile, Ellen’s Game of Games leading to a 1.5 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. That easily beat the 0.7/3 that CBS posted.

Ellen’s Game of Games did a 1.6 and a 1.7 across two episodes. It rated a 1.6 last week. An Ellen’s repeat followed.

On CBS, Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials did a 1.0, down a tenth from last year’s special. Repeats for NCIS and FBI followed.

ABC, The CW, Fox and Univision all did a 0.5/2.

ABC had repeats.

The CW had The Flash at a level 0.6 and Roswell, New Mexico down a tenth at 0.3.

Fox had repeats.

On Univision, Jesus, Mi Marido Tiene Mas Familia and Amar A Muerte all did a 0.5.

Telemundo got a 0.4/2. 

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.