Primetime Ratings: ‘Voice’ Finale Paces NBC

NBC easily won the Tuesday ratings race among broadcasters, with the Voice finale posting a 2.5, up 32% from last week. NBC scored a 2.2 in adults 18-49 for the night, per Nielsen’s overnight ratings, with an 8 share. 

CBS trailed at 1.5/5, then ABC at 1.0/4, Fox at 0.7/3 and The CW at 0.2/1. 

A Voice repeat led into the finale. 

CBS had NCIS at a flat 1.8, then Bull a 1.4, down a tenth, before NCIS: New Orleans scored a flat 1.2. 

On ABC, The Middle grew 14% to 1.6, American Housewife climbed 7% to 1.5 and Fresh Off the Boat scored a 1.2, up 9%. The Real O’Neals grew 13% to 0.9, before a StarWars-themed Jimmy Kimmel Live repeat at 10 p.m. 

Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine did a 0.9, down 10%. New Girl rated a 0.8 and Scream Queens a 0.5; both were flat with last week. 

The CW was in 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.