Primetime Ratings Tuesday: ‘Bachelorette’ Falls But ABC Still On Top

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ABC had the winning score in Tuesday prime, with The Bachelorette leading the Alphabets to the title. ABC had a 1.1 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 7 share. NBC had a 0.9/6. 

The Bachelorette slid 19% to 1.3 across two hours. The series premiere of David E. Kelley thriller Big Sky got a 0.6. 

NBC had The Voice at a flat 1.1. This Is Us got a 1.2 and Transplant a 0.4, both off a tenth of a point from last Tuesday. 

CBS was next at 0.8/5. It was all season premieres for CBS, as NCIS posted a 0.9 and FBI a 0.8. FBI: Most Wanted tallied a 0.6. 

Univision rated a 0.4/2. Vencer El Desamor and Imperio de Mentiras both got a 0.4, Vencer flat and Imperio up a tenth. Dulce Ambicion also went up a tenth to 0.3. 

Fox and Telemundo both scored a 0.3/2. Fox had a Cosmos: Possible Worlds rerun and drama Next scored a flat 0.2. 

On Telemundo, El Domo del Dinero got a level 0.2. Todo Por Mi Hija and Falsa Identidad both rated a 0.3, Todo off a tenth and Falsa up a tenth. 

The CW got a 0.1/1. Swamp Thing and Tell Me a Story both rated a level 0.1. 

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.