Tuesday, June 25, 2019

NBC Ratings - June 2019

‘TONIGHT SHOW’ TAKES THE LATE-NIGHT RATINGS WEEK OF JUNE 17-21 IN 18-49

At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night” Wins the Week in 18-49 & Leads the Season Over “Late Late Show” & “Nightline” in Every Key Measure
Social / Digital: Wednesday’s “Tonight” Is Late Night’s Most-Social Episode of the Week by More than 100,000 Total Interactions; Seth Meyers’ “Day-Drinking” With Rihanna Is the Show’s #2 Most-Viewed Video of the Year on YouTube

NEW YORK — June 25, 2019 — “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has won the late-night ratings week of June 17-21 in adults 18-49 over “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research. Note that Friday’s “Tonight” and “Kimmel” were encores.
“Tonight’s” 0.37 rating in adults 18-49 for the week outscored “Kimmel’s” 0.35 and “Late Show’s” 0.32.

Last week at 12:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” topped CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in adults 18-49 (with a 0.22 rating vs. a 0.17). Season to date, Meyers also leads both “Late Late Show” and ABC’s “Nightline” in “most current” averages in every key ratings category.

In the digital realm, Wednesday’s episode, featuring guests Michael Strahan, Nikki Bella, Brie Bella and Sleater-Kinney, was the most-social episode of the week across the late-night competition, amassing 259,000 Total Interactions to top the #2 telecast – the Monday episode of “Colbert” (138,000) -- by more than 100,000 (Source: Nielsen Social SCR, Linear Measure, Late Fringe Daypart, Series Only, 06/17/19-06/23/19).

On Facebook, “Tonight’s” two most-viewed new videos of the week featured Madonna: “Madonna Gets Flustered Remembering Jimmy Introducing Her to President Obama” (2.5 million views) and “Neon Dance Battle with Madonna” (1.8 million views). “Tonight” had seven new videos top 1 million views for the week.

Last Thursday’s Seth Meyers’ Day-Drinking segment with Rihanna has accumulated 4.3 million views on YouTube, making it “Late Night’s” #2 most-viewed video of the year so far.

LATE-NIGHT WEEKLY AVERAGES
(According to viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of June 17-21. Ratings reflect “live plus same day” data unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”)
ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.37 rating, 3 share *
CBS “Late Show,” 0.32/2
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.35/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.22/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.22/2
CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.17/2 *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.13/2 (R)
TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 1.966 million viewers *
CBS “Late Show,” 2.685 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 1.684 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.084 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.112 million viewers
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.156 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.637 million viewers (R)
* Friday’s “Tonight,” “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Late Late Show” were encores, as was Wednesday’s “Late Night.”
SEASON AVERAGES
ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.50 rating, 4 share
CBS “Late Show,” 0.51/4
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.39/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.25/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.30/3
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 0.23/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.18/2
TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 2.405 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 3.727 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 2.028 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.272 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.431 million viewers
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.338 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.723 million viewers
SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JUNE 17-21
NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.19
TBS, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.16 (R)
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.37
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.29
Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.29 million viewers.
TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.660 million viewers
TB S, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.368 million viewers (R)

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.742 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.590 million viewers

‘AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’ IS THE #1 TELECAST OF THE JUNE 17-23 WEEK IN 18-49 & TOTAL VIEWERS, NBC TIES FOR #1 IN VIEWERS

In Adults 18-49, “Songland” & “Ninja Warrior” Tie for #4 Among the Week’s Entertainment Shows
Season to Date, NBC Ranks #1 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 and Is #1 or Tied for #1 in Adults 18-34 & Every Key Adult-Female Demo
Excluding Sports, NBC Is Running the Closest It’s Been to #1 in Total Viewers in 16 Years
"Ninja Warrior" Increases by +12% in Total Viewers Vs. Last Summer's Monday Debut, "Dateline" Grows +17% Week to Week in 18-49
On Tuesday, “Talent” Hits a Season-High in Total Viewers, “Songland” Grows +9%, NBC Sweeps the Night
Wednesday’s “Game of Games” Encore Nearly Wins the 9 p.m. Hour, Tops Originals of “First Responders” & “NCIS: The Cases They Can’t Forget”
NBC Ties for the Friday Win in 18-49, "Dateline" Is the #1 Show, A "Ninja" Encore" Takes the 8-10 p.m. Timeslot; “Dateline Mystery” Is Saturday’s #1 Non-Sports Primetime Big 4 Show

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — June 25, 2019 — NBC has tied for #1 for the primetime ratings week of June 17-23 in total viewers, according to “live plus same day” viewership figures from Nielsen Media Research. NBC also ranked #1 or tied for #1 among the Big 4 networks in adults 25-54, adults 18-34 and all key adult-male demos

“America’s Got Talent” is the #1 telecast of the week in adults 18-49 and total viewers, and is joined among the week’s top programs in 18-49 by Monday’s “American Ninja Warrior” and Tuesday’s “Songland” (tied for #4).

“Talent” has been the #1 entertainment telecast of the week in 18-49 and total viewers every week so far this summer.

Overall for the week, NBC averaged 3.669 million viewers, tying it with CBS’ 3.669 million.
Season to date, NBC ranks #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, adults 18-34 (tie), women 18-34 (tie), women 18-49 and women 25-54. In total viewers, excluding sports, NBC is running within 1.350 million persons of #1 CBS, NBC’s closest position to #1 in total viewers at this point in the season, excluding sports, in 16 years, since trailing by 674,000 persons at this time in 2002-03.

Weekly ratings are “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date ratings are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”
Week 39 Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “live plus same day,” June 17-23
ABC…0.7
NBC…0.6
Fox…0.5
CBS…0.4
CW…0.2
Total Viewers
NBC…3.7 million
CBS…3.7 million
ABC…3.4 million
Fox…2.0 million
CW…0.7 million
Season-to-Date Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “Most Current”
NBC…1.5
CBS…1.4
Fox…1.4
ABC…1.3
CW…0.4
Total Viewers
CBS…8.5 million
NBC…7.0 million
ABC…5.6 million
Fox…5.1 million
CW…1.3 million

NBC highlights for the week of June 17-23:
Monday
“American Ninja Warrior” (0.9 rating in 18-49, 4.8 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) maintained 100% versus its prior original in 18-49 (0.9 vs. 0.9 on Wednesday, June 5 from 8-10 p.m.) and increased by +10% in total viewers (4.8 million vs. 4.4 million). Versus the year-ago Monday premiere, “Ninja” was up +12% in total viewers (4.8 million vs. 4.3 million on June 18, 2018 from 9-11 p.m.) and finished within 0.1 in 18-49 (0.9 vs. 1.0). 

“Live Plus Seven Day Plus Digital” Ratings: Within just seven days, across linear and digital platforms, “American Ninja Warrior” has been growing this summer by +44% in adults 18-49 and +1.3 million viewers overall versus its next-day “live plus same day” Nielsens to a 1.36 rating in 18-49 and 5.8 million viewers overall.

“Dateline NBC” (0.7 rating in adults 18-49, 1.0 in adults 25-54, 4.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) grew +17% week to week in adults 18-49 (0.7 vs. 0.6), +25 in adults 25-54 (1.0 vs. 0.8) and +20% in total viewers (4.0 million vs. 3.3 million). “Dateline” tied for #1 in the timeslot in adults 18-49 with ABC’s series premiere of “Grand Hotel” and ranked #1 outright ahead of “Grand Hotel” in adults 25-54 and total viewers.

Tuesday
NBC won Tuesday night in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, total viewers and every other key measure.
“America’s Got Talent” (1.6 rating in 18-49, 10.0 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET) set a new season high in total viewers and equaled its high 18-49 rating since the show’s May 28 season premiere. Week to week, “Talent” grew +7% in 18-49 (1.6 vs. 1.5) and +6% in total viewers (10.0 million vs. 9.5 million). “AGT” was the #1 telecast of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, total viewers and every other key measure. L+7+Digital: Within seven days, across linear and digital platforms, “America’s Got Talent” is adding +78% in adults 18-49 and +4.1 million viewers overall versus next-day “live plus same day” results, rising to a 2.94 rating in 18-49 and 13.9 million viewers overall.
“Songland” (0.9 rating in 18-49, 4.5 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) maintained 100% week to week in 18-49 (1.0 vs. 0.9) and grew +9% in total viewers (4.531 million vs. 4.155 million), to deliver its most-watched episode since the show’s season premiere on May 28 (5.5 million). “Songland” ranked #1 in the timeslot among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, total viewers and every other key demographic. L+7+Digital: Within just seven days on linear and non-linear platforms, “Songland” has grown by +52% in adults 18-49 and +1.7 million viewers overall versus next-day “live plus same day” averages, increasing to a 1.62 rating in 18-49 and 6.7 million viewers overall.

Wednesday
An encore telecast of “Ellen’s Game of Games” averaged a 0.5 rating in 18-49 and 2.9 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET.
A second rebroadcast of “Ellen’s Game of Games” (0.7 rating in 18-49, 3.0 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET) finished within 0.1 of the timeslot lead in 18-49 and beat original competition from Fox’s “First Responders Live” and CBS’ “NCIS: The Cases They Can’t Forget.” The 9 p.m. “Games” built on the prior hour’s encore by +40% in adults 18-49.
“The InBetween” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 2.7 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) ranked #2 in the timeslot among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers, and is #2 or tied for #2 in all other key measures. L+7+Digital: After seven days of linear and digital delayed viewing, “The InBetween” is doubling in adults 18-49 and growing by +2.2 million viewers overall versus its next-day “live plus same day” results, increasing to a 1.04 rating in 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers overall.

Thursday
An encore telecast of “The Wall” averaged a 0.5 rating in 18-49 and 3.1 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET), combing with the episode’s Feb. 5, 2018 original (6.7 million) for a total of more than 9.8 million viewers.
Rebroadcasts of “Law & Order: SVU” delivered a 0.3 rating in 18-49 and 2.3 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET and a 0.4 rating in 18-49 and 2.6 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET). The second “SVU” encore pulled into a tie for #1 in the 10:30-11 p.m. half-hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in adult 18-49 and adults 25-54, knotted with ABC’s series premiere of “Reef Break.”

Friday
NBC tied as the #1 network among the Big 4 Friday night in adults 18-49.
An encore telecast of “American Ninja Warrior” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 2.4 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) ranked #1 in the two-hour timeslot among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and tied as the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, while delivering the show’s highest total-viewer results among three Friday encores so far this season.
“Dateline NBC” (0.6 rating in 18-49, 0.8 in adults 25-54, 3.4 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) ranked as the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. L+7: Through the traditional September-to-May season, Friday’s “Dateline” grew by +51% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.57 to a 0.86) and more than +1.2 million viewers overall (3.5 million to 4.7 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

Saturday
NBC ranked as Saturday’s #1 non-sports network among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers.
An encore telecast of “Songland” (0.3 rating in 18-49, 1.3 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) grew versus the previous week’s encore in this slot by +0.1 of a rating point in 18-49 and by +21% in total viewers (1.3 million vs. 1.1 million).
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 0.6 in 25-54, 2.8 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) finished as the #1 primetime non-sports telecast of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers. 

Sunday
A rebroadcast of “Hollywood Game Night” (0.3 rating in 18-49, 1.8 million viewers overall from 7-8 p.m. ET) grew+19% versus the previous week’s encore in this timeslot in total viewers (1.8 million vs. 1.5 million).
An encore telecast of “America’s Got Talent” (0.6 rating in 18-49, 3.4 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) increased by +6% versus the prior week’s encore in this timeslot in total viewers (3.4 million vs. 3.2 million) and retained 100% in 18-49 (0.6 vs. 0.6), despite competition this week from the ABC special “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda.” From its first half-hour to its fourth, the “AGT” encore increased by +75% in 18-49 (0.4 to 0.7) and +1.4 million persons or +54% in total viewers (2.6 million vs. 4.0 million).
A rebroadcast of “New Amsterdam” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 2.1 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) increased by +33% or +0.1 of a rating point versus the previous week’s rebroadcast in this time period in adults 18-49 (0.4 vs. 0.3), to top this week’s first-run “The Good Fight” in the timeslot in 18-49 (0.4 vs. 0.3).

TODAY IS #1 IN KEY DEMO

TODAY Wins 182 Weeks in Key Demo, Best Streak of Any Morning Show
TODAY Tops GMA in Total Viewers Tuesday
TODAY Shrinks Total Viewer Gap with GMA Year Over Year and Week Over Week

NEW YORK – June 25, 2019 – TODAY was the number-one morning show last week topping “Good Morning America” in the key demo A25-54. The win marks 182 consecutive weeks in first place, TODAY’s best demo streak in nearly seven years and the longest demo win for any morning show. TODAY also won in total viewers last Tuesday.

Additionally, TODAY narrowed the total viewer gap with GMA by 19% year over year and 32% week over week. Season-to-date, TODAY is posting its best total viewer lead over CBS in three years.
TODAY HIGHLIGHTS:
ProgramP25-54RtgP25-54ImpsP18-49RtgP18-49ImpsP2+Imps
TODAY0.921,1060.617833,597
CBS THIS MORNING0.526320.334232,702
GOOD MORNING AMERICA0.851,0250.526703,753

TODAY averaged 1.106 million A25-54 viewers, leading GMA by +81,000 (+8%) and CBS This Morning by +474,000 (+75%)
  • TODAY has now ranked #1 among A25-54 viewers for 182 consecutive weeks (best streak in over six years) and 198 of the last 199 weeks
  • TODAY increased its demo lead over GMA by 9% week-over-week.
TODAY averaged 783,000 A18-49 viewers, +113,000 (+17%) ahead of GMA and +360,000 (+85%) higher than CBS
  • Compared to the same week last season, TODAY increased its A18-49 lead over GMA by 74% and CBS by 9%.
  • Versus prior week, TODAY posted higher advantages over both GMA (up 77%) and CBS (6% higher).
TODAY averaged 3.597 million total viewers, topping CBS by +895,000 (+33%)
  • TODAY reduced GMA’s total viewer lead by 19% while increasing its margin over CBS by 16% compared to the same week last season.
  • Week-over-week, TODAY cut the total viewer gap vs. GMA by 32% and posted a 12% higher advantage over CBS.
SEASON-TO-DATE (9/24/2018-6/23/2019)
TODAY ranks #1 among A25-54 and A18-49
TODAY is having its best total viewer lead over CBS season-to-date in three years
  • TODAY’s total viewer advantage over CBS is up 20% vs. the same period last season (+900,000 vs. +748,000 last season)
  • Only 53,000 viewers separate TODAY and GMA, a margin of just 1%

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH LESTER HOLT IS #1 FOR THE WEEK

Wins Key A25-54 Demo
Continues to Top ABC and CBS in Both Demos Season-to-Date

June 25, 2019 – NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is the #1 most-watched newscast for the week of June 17, topping ABC and CBS in the key A25-54 demo, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Nightly News averages 1.514 million viewers in A25-54, the demo most valued by advertisers, and is up +86,000 (+6%) compared to the previous week, leading CBS by +496,000 (+49%) and ABC by +25,000 (+2%). NBC’s flagship newscast also continues to win the current season, ranking #1 in A25-54 and A18-49 ahead of both CBS and ABC.

Last week, Lester Holt interviewed lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson ahead of the upcoming HBO documentary, “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality” and Nightly News kicked off its final week of the series, “My Big Idea,” featuring top Democratic candidates talking about issues that differentiate them from others.

Throughout this week, Lester Holt is anchoring Nightly News live from Miami and is one of the moderators for the two-night Democratic primary debate on Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27.

Week of June 17, 2019:
Nightly News ranks #1 among A25-54
  • Nightly News averages 1.514 million A25-54 viewers, ahead of ABC by +25,000 (+2%) and CBS by +496,000 (+49%)
ProgramP25-54
Rtg
P25-54
Imps
P18-49
Rtg
P18-49
Imps
P2+
Imps
NBC NIGHTLY NEWS1.251.5140.791.0207.049
CBS EVENING NEWS0.841.0180.580.7415.281
ABC WORLD NEWS TONIGHT1.231.4890.791.0217.963
2018-19 Season to Date
Nightly News is the #1 evening newscast this season in A25-54 and A18-49
  • Among A25-54 viewers:
    • Tops ABC by +26,000 (+1%) and CBS by +581,000 (+48%)
  • Among A18-49 viewers
    • Leads ABC by +26,000 (+2%) and CBS by +348,000 (+40%)
    • #1 among A18-49 viewers at this point of the season for the 23rd consecutive season
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NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is the most-watched evening newscast in America among the key news demo, and reaches over 24 million people every week through its broadcast and millions more through NBCNews.com, the Nightly News app, The Nightly newsletter and social media platforms. The broadcast provides the latest on the day’s top stories, going beyond the headlines to uncover how people’s lives are affected by the world around them. Lester Holt is the anchor, and was named the most-trusted television news personality in America, according to The Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult 2018 survey. Jennifer Suozzo is the executive producer.

LATE-NIGHT RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 10-14

“Tonight Show” Tops Colbert By Its Widest Margin Since November and Leads Him in Every Key Demo, Outdelivers “Kimmel” in Total Viewers Despite Two Nights of NBA Boosts for “Kimmel”
At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night” Delivers the Week in 18-49 & Leads the Season Over “Late Late Show” & “Nightline” in Every Key Measure
Digital: For the Week, “Tonight” Delivers More Than 1 Million YouTube Views Each With 10 Separate Videos

NEW YORK — June 18, 2019 — “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has delivered a
0.40 rating in adults 18-49 and 2.0 million viewers overall for the late-night ratings week of June 10-14, to outrate CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” in all key demographics – adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 – and outdeliver ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in total viewers despite two nights of NBA boosts for “Kimmel.” 

Note that “Kimmel” was delayed on Monday and Thursday by primetime NBA Finals overruns and its Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday editions were encores.

According to “live plus same day” results from Nielsen Media Research, “Tonight's” 0.40 rating for the week in adults 18-49 tops “Colbert’s” 0.31 by a margin of +0.09 of a rating point or +29%. The +0.09 advantage is “Tonight’s” biggest over a week of “Late Show” originals since Fallon won by +0.34 the week of Nov. 19-23, 2018. Excluding weeks of high-rated primetime NFL overruns, it was “Tonight’s” biggest advantage over “Colbert” since Sept. 17-21, 2018 (+0.15).

At 12:35 a.m. ET “Late Night With Seth Meyers” finished #1 in the timeslot in all key demos versus CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” Season to date, Meyers leads both “Late Late Show” and ABC’s “Nightline” in “most current” averages in every key ratings category.

In the digital realm, “Tonight” last week generated more than 1 million YouTube views each with 10 separate videos, led by “Selena Gomez and Jimmy Cry While Eating Spicy Wings (Hot Ones),” with nearly 6.5 million. It was the most-viewed YouTube Clip across all late-night programs last week. (Source: ListenFirst Media, ListenFirst Content Video Views (YouTube), Late Fringe Daypart, 6/10/19-6/16/19.) That June 11 episode of “Tonight” featuring Selena Gomez was the #1 most-social late-night episode of the week, generating over 352,400 total interactions. (Source: Nielsen Social SCR, Late Fringe, Series Only. Linear window. Measures engagement across Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.)

LATE-NIGHT WEEKLY AVERAGES
(According to viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of June 10-14. Ratings reflect “live plus same day” data unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”)
ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.40 rating, 3 share
CBS “Late Show,” 0.31/2
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.50/4 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.31/3
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.21/2
CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.17/2 *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.13/2 (R)
TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 1.963 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 2.674 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 1.910 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.175 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.054 million viewers
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.105 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.584 million viewers (R)
* ABC’s lineup was delayed on Monday and Thursday by NBA Finals overruns and Kimmel aired encores on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Friday’s “Late Night” and Thursday and Friday’s “Late Late Shows” were encores.

SEASON AVERAGES
ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.51 rating, 4 share
CBS “Late Show,” 0.51/4
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.39/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.25/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.30/3
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 0.23/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.18/2
TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 2.419 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 3.741 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 2.036 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.276 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.442 million viewers
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.345 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.726 million viewers
SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JUNE 10-14
NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.15
TBS, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.17
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.32
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.26
Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.29 million viewers.
TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.578 million viewers
TB S, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.423 million viewers

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.640 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.525 million viewers

‘AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’ RANKS AS THE #1 ENTERTAINMENT TELECAST OF THE JUNE 10-16 WEEK IN 18-49 & TOTAL VIEWERS

In Adults 18-49, “Songland” Ties for #4 Among the Week’s Entertainment Shows, “Dateline” & Encores of “Talent” & “Ninja Warrior” Tie for #14
Counting Sports, NBC’s Wednesday Stanley Cup Final Hockey Ranks #3 in 18-49, #4 in Total Viewers
Season to Date, NBC Is Running #1 in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 and Is #1 or Tied for #1 in Adults 18-34 & Every Key Adult-Female Demo
On Tuesday, “Talent” Rules the Night, Tops a Special “Bachelorette” by +4.7 Million Viewers, “Songland” Wins at 10 p.m. in Every Key Measure
Wednesday’s Game 7 of the Blues-Bruins Stanley Cup Final Is the Most-Watched NHL Telecast on Record
NBC Ties for the Friday Win With "Dateline" and a "Ninja" Encore; “Dateline Mystery” Is Saturday’s #1 Non-Sports Primetime Big 4 Show
A “Talent” Encore Ties as Sunday’s Top Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 in 18-49

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — June 18, 2019 — NBC has finished #2 for the primetime ratings week of June 10-16 in adults 18-49, total viewers and most other key ratings measures, behind only NBA Finals-boosted ABC, according to “live plus same day” viewership figures from Nielsen Media Research.

“America’s Got Talent” is the #1 entertainment telecast of the week in adults 18-49 and total viewers, and is joined among the week’s top 4 non-sports programs in 18-49 by Tuesday’s “Songland” (tied for #4) and Monday’s “Dateline NBC” and encores of “Talent” and “American Ninja Warrior” (tied for #14).

Counting sports, Wednesday’s NBC Sports coverage of Game 7 of the Blues-Bruins Stanley Cup Final ranks #3 in 18-49 and #4 in total viewers.

Season to date, NBC ranks #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, and is #1 in adults 25-54, adults 18-34 (tie), women 18-34 (tie), women 18-49 and women 25-54. In total viewers, excluding sports, NBC is running within 1.362 million persons of #1 CBS, NBC’s closest position to #1 in total viewers at this point in the season, excluding sports, in 16 years, since trailing by 688,000 persons at this time in 2002-03.

Weekly ratings are “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date ratings are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”

Week 38 Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “live plus same day,” June 10-16
ABC…1.7
NBC…0.9
Fox…0.8
CBS…0.4
CW…0.1
Total Viewers
ABC…6.1 million
NBC…4.1 million
Fox…3.9 million
CBS…3.8 million
CW…0.6 million
Season-to-Date Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “Most Current”
NBC…1.6
CBS…1.4
Fox…1.4
ABC…1.3
CW…0.4
Total Viewers
CBS…8.6 million
NBC…7.0 million
ABC…5.7 million
Fox…5.1 million
CW…1.3 million

NBC highlights for the week of June 10-16:
Monday
NBC ties for #2 for the night in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, behind only ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals.
A rebroadcast of “American Ninja Warrior” (0.6 rating in 18-49, 3.2 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET), in its third run, delivered more viewers than the night’s original alternative competition on Fox, “Beat Shazam” (2.6 million viewers) and “So You Think You Can Dance” (2.5 million). The preliminary 3.2 million viewers for Monday’s “Ninja Warrior” encore combined with the episode’s May 29 original (4.8 million) and a June 2 rebroadcast (2.4 million) for a total of more than 10.4 million viewers.
“Dateline NBC” (0.6 rating in adults 18-49, 0.8 in adults 25-54, 3.3 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) ranked #2 in the timeslot among ABC, CBS and NBC behind only ABC’s NBA Finals coverage in adults, 18-49 and adults 25-54. “Dateline” maintained 100% or grew from its first half-hour to its second in every key ratings measure, including growth of +9% in total viewers (3.2 million to 3.5 million), despite the 10 p.m. hour.

Tuesday
NBC won Tuesday night among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers.
“America’s Got Talent” (1.5 rating in 18-49, 9.5 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET) ranked as the #1 telecast of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers, winning the 8-10 p.m. timeslot over a special Tuesday edition of “Bachelorette” by +13% in 18-49 (1.5 vs. 1.3) and +4.7 million persons or +99% in total viewers (9.5 million vs. 4.8 million).
“Songland” (0.9 rating in 18-49, 4.2 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) finished #1 in the timeslot in every key ratings measure (including a tie in women 18-49) versus the original competition of ABC’s “Press Your Luck” premiere and CBS’ “Blood & Treasure,” outrating the debut of “Press Your Luck” by +29% in 18-49 (0.9 vs. 0.7) and more than +1.0 million persons or +33% in total viewers (4.2 million vs. 3.1 million). 

Wednesday
NBC Sports’ 8-11 p.m. ET coverage of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, featuring the St. Louis Blues’ 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins (2.7 rating in 18-49, 8.7 million viewers overall) ranked #1 for the night in adults 18-49, adults 18-34, adults 25-54, total viewers and all other key measures. With a total audience delivery (TAD, which includes digital viewership) of 8.914 million viewers, it’s the most-watched NHL game on record (dating back to 1994) and is up +4% vs. the previous Game 7 eight years earlier between the Bruins and Vancouver Canucks on June 5, 2011 (8.537 million television-only viewers on NBC). The seven-game 2019 Stanley Cup Final averaged a TAD of 5.468 million, making it the most-watched Stanley Cup Final in four years and the third-most watched Final on record, while all rounds of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs averaged a TAD of 1.530 million viewers, ranking it as the most-watched Stanley Cup Playoffs in 23 years.

Thursday
An encore “Superstore” averaged a 0.4 rating in 18-49 and 2.1 million viewers overall from 8-8:30 p.m. ET
Two episodes of “A.P. Bio” averaged a 0.3 rating in 18-49 and 1.6 million viewers overall from 8:30-9 p.m. ET and a 0.3 and 1.4 million viewers from 9-9:30. So far this season, “A.P. Bio” has grown by +47% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.51 to a 0.75) and +541,000 viewers overall (2.0 million to 2.5 million) going from L+SD to L+7. L+35+Digital: This season, “A.P. Bio” has derived 46% of its “live plus 35 day plus digital” rating from digital sources, the #2 highest percentage on the NBC schedule, behind only “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
“Abby’s” (0.3 rating in 18-49, 1.2 million viewers overall from 9:30-10 p.m. ET) maintained 100% of its 18-49 lead-in, as well as the rating for the show’s prior 9:30 episode (0.3 on May 30). L+7: This season, “Abby’s” has increased by +43% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.42 to a 0.60) and +612,000 viewers overall (1.7 million to 2.4 million) going from L+SD to L+7.
A rebroadcast of “Law & Order: SVU” delivered a 0.3 rating in 18-49 and 2.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET.

Friday
NBC tied as the #1 network Friday night in adults 18-49.
An encore telecast of “American Ninja Warrior” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 2.3 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) tied for #1 in the two-hour timeslot.
“Dateline NBC” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 0.8 in adults 25-54, 3.3 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) tied for #1 in the timeslot among the Big 4 in adults 18-34 and men 18-34. L+7: Friday’s “Dateline” is growing by +51% this season in 18-49 rating (from a 0.57 to a 0.86) and more than +1.2 million viewers overall (3.5 million to 4.7 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

Saturday
NBC ranked as Saturday’s #1 non-sports network among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers.
An encore telecast of “Songland” scored a 0.2 rating in 18-49 and 1.1 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET.
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 0.7 in 25-54, 3.0 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) finished as the #1 non-sports primetime show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers. “Dateline Mystery” delivered the show’s most-watched edition since March 16 (4.2 million) and equaled its 18-49 and 25-54 highs since that same date, growing +9% week to week in total viewers (3.0 million vs. 2.8 million). “Dateline Mystery” increased by +25% from its first half-hour to its fourth in adult 18-49 rating (0.4 to 0.5), +40% in 25-54 (0.5 to 0.7) and +1.1 million persons or +46% in total viewers (2.4 million to 3.5 million).

Sunday
An encore “Hollywood Game Night” averaged a 0.3 rating in 18-49 and 1.5 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET.
An encore telecast of “America’s Got Talent” (0.6 rating in 18-49, 3.2 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) tied as the night’s #1 non-sports program on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49. From its first half-hour to its fourth, the “Talent” rebroadcast increased by +75% in 18-49 (0.4 to 0.7) and +1.2 million persons or +47% in total viewers (2.6 million vs. 3.8 million).
A rebroadcast of “New Amsterdam” (0.3 rating in 18-49, 2.1 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) tied CBS’ first-run “The Good Fight” in the timeslot in adults 18-49.

TODAY IS #1 IN DEMO

TODAY Posts Best Demo Streak in Nearly 7 Years, Longest of the Morning Shows
TODAY Posts Best Total Viewer Lead Over CBS in 3 Years 

NEW YORK – June 18, 2019 – TODAY was the number-one morning show last week topping “Good Morning America” in the key demo A25-54. The win marks 181 consecutive weeks in first place, TODAY’s best demo streak in nearly seven years. No other morning news program has delivered as long a demo streak. Additionally, TODAY is posting its best total viewer lead over CBS season-to-date in three years.
TODAY HIGHLIGHTS:
ProgramP25-54
Rtg
P25-54
Imps
P18-49
Rtg
P18-49
Imps
P2+
Imps
TODAY0.941,1400.627973,642
CBS THIS MORNING0.556680.364572,841
GOOD MORNING AMERICA0.881,0660.577333,871
TODAY averaged 1.140 million A25-54 viewers, leading GMA by +74,000 (+7%) and CBS This Morning by +472,000 (+71%)
  • TODAY has now ranked #1 among A25-54 viewers for 181 consecutive weeks (best streak in nearly seven years) and 197 of the last 198 weeks. No other morning news show has been #1 in the demo for as long a streak.
TODAY averaged 797,000 A18-49 viewers, +64,000 (+9%) ahead of GMA and +340,000 (+74%) higher than CBS
TODAY averaged 3.642 million total viewers, topping CBS by +801,000 (+28%)
  • TODAY’s total viewer lead over CBS improved by 5% compared to the same week last season
SEASON-TO-DATE (9/24/2018-6/16/2019)
TODAY ranks #1 among A25-54 and A18-49
TODAY is having its best total viewer lead over CBS season-to-date in three years
  • TODAY’s total viewer advantage over CBS is up 21% vs. the same period last season (+901,000 vs. +747,000 last season)
  • Only 50,000 viewers separate TODAY and GMA, a margin of just 1%

‘AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’ SCORES AS THE #1 ENTERTAINMENT SHOW OF THE JUNE 3-9 WEEK IN 18-49 & TOTAL VIEWERS

In Adults 18-49, “Songland” Ties for #3 Among the Week’s Entertainment Shows, “Ninja Warrior” Ties for #5
Counting Sports, NBC’s Three Nights of Stanley Cup Hockey Rank #3, #4 and Tied for #6 in 18-49
Counting Entertainment Programs Only, NBC Wins the Week in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
Season to Date, NBC Is Running #1 in Adults 18-49 and Is #1 or Tied for #1 in Adults 25-54, Adults 18-34 & Every Key Adult-Female Demo
Excluding Sports, NBC Has the Biggest 18-49 Lead for Any Net at This Point in the Season in 8 Years and Is Running the Closest It’s Been to #1 in Total Viewers in 16 Years
Monday’s Bruins-Blues Hockey Generates NBC’s Third Most Watched Stanley Cup Final Game 4 on Record
On Tuesday, “Talent” & "Songland" Are the #1-2 Big 4 Shows of the Night in Every Key Measure
"Ninja Warrior" Ties as Wednesday’s #1 Entertainment Program, "The InBetween" Holds Within 0.1 of the Prior Week's Debut Despite High-Rated NBA Competition
Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final Sweeps Thursday Primetime in Every Key Rating Measure
“Dateline NBC” Is Friday’s #1 Non-NBA Telecast on the Big 4 in 18-49 & 25-54, “Dateline Mystery” Is Saturday’s #1 Most-Watched Primetime Big 4 Show
Bruins-Blues Game 6 Stanley Cup Action Wins Sunday Night in Every Key Demographic

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — June 11, 2019 — NBC has finished #2 for the primetime ratings week of June 3-9 in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key ratings measures, behind only NBA Finals-boosted ABC, according to “live plus same day” viewership figures from Nielsen Media Research.

“America’s Got Talent” is the #1 entertainment telecast of the week in adults 18-49 and total viewers, and is joined among the week’s top non-sports programs in 18-49 by Tuesday’s “Songland” (tied for #3) and Wednesday’s “American Ninja Warrior” (tied for #5).
Counting sports, Sunday’s NBC Sports coverage of Game 6 of the Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup Final ranks #3 in 18-49, Thursday’s Game 5 is #4 and Monday’s Game 4 ties for #6.
Excluding sports, NBC won the week among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

Season to date, NBC ranks #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, and is #1 or tied for #1 in adults 25-54, adults 18-34, men 25-54 and all key adult-female demographics. In total viewers, excluding sports, NBC is running within 1.402 million persons of #1 CBS, NBC’s closest position to #1 in total viewers at this point in the season, excluding sports, in 16 years, since trailing by 718,000 persons at this time in 2002-03.
Counting entertainment programming only in adults 18-49, NBC leads the season by +0.2 of a point in adults 18-49 (1.4 for NBC, 1.2 each for ABC and CBS), the biggest margin for any network at this point in the season in eight years, since 2010-11.

Weekly ratings are “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date ratings are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”
Week 37 Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “live plus same day,” June 3-9
ABC…1.4
NBC…1.2
Fox…0.5
CBS…0.5
CW…0.1
Total Viewers
ABC…5.4 million
NBC…4.8 million
CBS…4.2 million
Fox…2.1 million
CW…0.6 million
Season-to-Date Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “Most Current”
NBC…1.6
CBS…1.5
Fox…1.4
ABC…1.3
CW…0.4
Total Viewers
CBS…8.7 million
NBC…7.1 million
ABC…5.7 million
Fox…5.2 million
CW…1.3 million

NBC highlights for the week of June 3-9:
Monday
NBC Sports’ 8:08-11:01 p.m. ET coverage of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, featuring the Boston Bruins at the St. Louis Blues (1.5 rating in 18-49, 5.1 million viewers overall) ranked #1 for the night in adults 18-49, adults 18-34 (tie), adults 25-54, all key adult-male demos and total viewers. It’s NBC’s third most-watched Game 4 on record, with a total audience delivery (TAD) of 5.249 million, up +1% versus the year-ago telecast (5.172 million).

Tuesday
NBC won Tuesday night in every key measure, with “America’s Got Talent” and “Songland” scoring as the night’s #1 and #2 shows on the Big 4 networks in every key demographic.
“America’s Got Talent” (1.6 rating in 18-49, 9.8 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) grew versus last week’s season premiere in total viewers (9.8 million vs. 9.7 million), marking just the second time in six years Week 2 of “AGT” has outdrawn the premiere in total viewers (growing in 2017 but otherwise not since 2013). “Talent” was the #1 telecast of the night on the Big 4 networks in every key ratings measure and dominated the 8-10 p.m. timeslot in all key categories, more than doubling the time period’s #2 Big 4 network (1.6 vs. 0.7 for Fox and the finale of “MasterChef Junior”).
“Songland” (1.0 rating in 18-49, 4.5 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) beat the timeslot’s ABC-CBS competition combined in adults 18-49 (1.0 vs. a combined 0.9) and won the time period among ABC, CBS and NBC in every key ratings category. “Songland” scored as the most-watched second episode of a new summer series on the Big 4 networks since June 28, 2017 (6.6 million for “Little Big Shots: Forever Young” on NBC) and ranked the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 in every key demographic, behind only “America’s Got Talent.” 

Wednesday
NBC is Wednesday’s #1 entertainment network among the Big 4 nets in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers.
“American Ninja Warrior” (0.9 rating in 18-49, 4.4 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) tied as the #1 entertainment show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49. With an episode featuring pet dogs challenging a 12-foot “Doggie Warped Wall” and other tie-ins to Friday’s theatrical premiere of the feature film “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” the June 5 telecast won its two-hour 8-10 p.m. timeslot among the Big 4 excluding sports in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers).
“The InBetween” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 3.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) matched the highest rating for a second episode of a new summer drama on the Big 4 since “Midnight, Texas” in the summer of 2017. Despite that night’s strong NBA Finals competition, “The InBetween finishes within 0.1 of a rating point of the prior week’s series premiere in 18-49 (0.5 vs. 0.6).

Thursday
NBC Sports’ 8:08-11:06 p.m. ET coverage of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, featuring the St. Louis Blues at the Boston Bruins (1.7 rating in 18-49, 5.5 million viewers overall) ranked #1 for the night in adults 18-49, adults 18-34, adults 25-54, total viewers and all other key measures. With a total audience delivery (TAD, which includes digital viewership) of 5.570 million viewers, it’s the second most-watched Game 5 in five years, since the Rangers-Kings clincher in 2014 (6.0 million), trailing over that span only last year’s Golden Knights-Capitals clincher.

Friday
An encore telecast of “American Ninja Warrior” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 2.3 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) ranked as the night’s #2 non-NBA telecast on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 behind only “Dateline NBC.”
“Dateline NBC” (0.7 rating in 18-49, 1.0 in adults 25-54, 3.7 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) was the #1 show non-NBA of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54. “Dateline” matched the show’s high for a Friday edition in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since Dec. 14, 2018 (0.8 in 18-49, 1.2 in 25-54 from 9-11 p.m.), equaling the show’s second-best Friday 18-49 rating of the season behind only the Dec. 14 edition (0.8 from 9-11 p.m.). 

Saturday
An encore telecast of “Songland” averaged a 0.2 rating in 18-49 and 1.1 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET.
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 0.7 in 25-54, 2.8 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) tied as the #1 primetime show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 and was #1 outright on those nets in total viewers. From its first half-hour to its fourth, “Dateline” grew +25% in adult 18-49 rating (0.4 to 0.5), +40% in 25-54 (0.5 to 0.7) and +41% in total viewers (2.2 million to 3.2 million). 

Sunday
NBC won Sunday night in every key demographic – adults,, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.
“Deal or No Deal: Looking for Luck in All the Right Cases” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 2.7 million viewers overall from 7-9 p.m. ET) grew from its first-hour to its second by +0.1 of a point or +25% in 18-49 (0.4 to 0.5) and +26% in total viewers (2.4 million to 3.0 million).
NBC Sports’ 8-11:02 p.m. ET coverage of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, featuring the Boston Bruins at the St. Louis Blues (2.0 rating in 18-49, 6.5 million viewers overall) won the timeslot in adults 18-49, total viewers, adults 25-54 and all other key demographics, and scored as the #1 sports telecast of the weekend in 18-49, 25-54 and total viewers. Versus Game 5 on Thursday night, Sunday’s coverage jumped +18% in adult 18-49 rating (2.0 vs. 1.7) and +1.0 million viewers or +19% in total viewers (6.5 million vs. 5.5 million).

TODAY IS #1 FOR 180 STRAIGHT WEEKS

TODAY Wins 180 Weeks in Key Demo, Best Streak in 6 Years
TODAY Tops GMA in Total Viewers Wednesday, Comes Within Just 29k Viewers of GMA for the Week
TODAY Is the Only Morning Show to Post Year-to-Year Growth in Total Viewers
TODAY Shrinks Total Viewer Gap with GMA and Posts Best Lead Over CBS in 3 Years 

NEW YORK – June 11, 2019 – TODAY was the number-one morning show last week topping “Good Morning America” in the key demo A25-54. The win marks 180 consecutive weeks in first place, TODAY’s best demo streak in more than six years. TODAY won in total viewers Wednesday and came within just 29,000 viewers of GMA for the week. TODAY also posted its biggest total viewer lead over CBS in more than three months.
TODAY is the only morning show to post total viewer growth versus a year ago, narrowing the gap with GMA by a whopping 92%. Week over week, TODAY also narrowed the total viewer gap with GMA by 38%. Additionally, TODAY is posting its best total viewer lead over CBS season-to-date in three years. 

TODAY was retitled Monday and Tuesday of last week due to special reports covering President Trump’s visit to Great Britain.
TODAY HIGHLIGHTS:
ProgramP25-54
Rtg
P25-54
Imps
P18-49
Rtg
P18-49
Imps
P2+
Imps
TODAY1.001,2010.668483,812
CBS THIS MORNING0.597110.395002,851
GOOD MORNING AMERICA0.891,0750.577303,841

TODAY averaged 1.201 million A25-54 viewers, leading GMA by +126,000 (+12%) and CBS This Morning by +490,000 (+69%)
  • TODAY has now ranked #1 among A25-54 viewers for 180 consecutive weeks (best streak in over six years) and 196 of the last 197 weeks
  • TODAY more than doubled its A25-54 lead over GMA compared to the same week last season
  • TODAY posted higher demo leads over both GMA (up 27%) and CBS (up 9%) week-over-week
TODAY averaged 848,000 A18-49 viewers, +118,000 (+16%) ahead of GMA and +348,000 (+70%) higher than CBS
  • Versus prior week, TODAY increased its A18-49 lead over GMA by 82% and CBS by 10%
TODAY averaged 3.812 million total viewers, topping CBS by +961,000 (+34%)
  • This was TODAY’s biggest total viewer lead over CBS in over three months (since week of 2/25/2019)
  • TODAY ranked #1 on Wednesday among total viewers
  • TODAY posted its third straight week of closer total viewer gaps vs. GMA, finishing 38% closer than prior week
  • Vs. prior year, TODAY was the only morning program to grow in total viewers (+2%, or +68,000) vs. GMA -6% and CBS -5. TODAY’s total viewer gap vs. GMA closed by 92% while its lead over CBS was 32% higher than the same week last season
SEASON-TO-DATE (9/24/2018-6/9/2019)
TODAY ranks #1 among A25-54 and A18-49
TODAY is having its best total viewer lead over CBS season-to-date in three years
  • TODAY’s total viewer advantage over CBS is up 21% vs. the same period last season (+904,000 vs. +748,000 last season)
  • Only 44,000 viewers separate TODAY and GMA, a margin of just 1%

NBC RATINGS RESULTS FOR THE LATE-NIGHT WEEK OF MAY 27-31

NEW YORK — June 4, 2019 — Encore telecasts of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” have delivered a 0.37 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.945 million viewers overall for the late-night ratings week of May 27-31, to outrate CBS’ rebroadcast week of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” in all key demographics – – adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49; and adults, men and women 25-54..

Note that ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” was delayed on Thursday by a high-rated NBA Finals overrun and aired Wednesday and Friday encores. All Monday results are excluded from these averages due to the Memorial Day holiday. 

According to “live plus same day” results from Nielsen Media Research, “Tonight’s” encores topped “Colbert’s” rebroadcasts for the week in adults 18-49 by a +37% margin, with a 0.37 rating vs. a 0.27. 

Last week at 12:35 a.m. ET, encores of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” outrated CBS’ rebroadcasts of “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in every key ratings measure, including by a +47% margin in adults 18-49 (with a 0.22 rating vs. a 0.15).

Season to date, Meyers also leads both “Late Late Show” and ABC’s “Nightline” in “most current” averages in every key ratings category.

LATE-NIGHT WEEKLY AVERAGES
(According to viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of May 27-31. Ratings reflect “live plus same day” data unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”)
ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.37 rating, 3 share (R) *
CBS “Late Show,” 0.27/2 (R) *
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.49/4 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.33/3 *
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.22/2 (R) *
CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.15/1 (R) *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.15/2 (R) *
TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 1.945 million viewers (R) *
CBS “Late Show,” 1.975 million viewers (R) *
ABC “Kimmel,” 2.043 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.303 million viewers *
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.023 million viewers (R) *
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 0.935 million viewers (R) *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.631 million viewers (R) *
* All Monday results are excluded from these averages due to the Memorial Day holiday. “Kimmel” aired encores on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and included the Wednesday and Friday results in its weekly averages.

SEASON AVERAGES
ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.51 rating, 4 share
CBS “Late Show,” 0.52/4
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.39/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.25/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.30/3
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 0.23/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.17/2
TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 2.428 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 3.794 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 2.032 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.272 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.452 million viewers
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.351 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.731 million viewers
SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF MAY 27-31
NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.20 **
TBS, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.15 (R)
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.36
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.30
Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.29 million viewers.
TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.638 million viewers **
TBS, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.373 million viewers (R)

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.720 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.582 million viewers
** Monday’s “Daily Show” was preempted.

‘AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’ & ‘SONGLAND’ ARE THE #1-2 ENTERTAINMENT SHOWS OF THE WEEK IN 18-49, ‘NINJA’ IS #4

In Adults 18-49 for the Week of May 27-June 2, NBC Grabs 3 of the Top 4, “Talent” Is Also #1 in Total Viewers
Excluding Sports, NBC Wins the Week Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults, Men and Women 18-49 and Adults, Men and Women 25-54
Counting Sports, Monday’s Stanley Cup Game 1 Ranks #5 in 18-49
Season to Date, NBC Is Running #1 in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 (Tie) & Every Key Adult-Female Demo
Excluding Sports, NBC Has the Biggest Lead for Any Net at This Point in the Season in Eight Years and Is Running the Closest It’s Been to #1 in Total Viewers in 16 Years
Monday’s Blues-Bruins Hockey Generates the Most-Watched Stanley Cup Final Game 1 in Four Years
On Tuesday, "Songland" Equals the #1 Summer Alternative Launch Since June 2017 and Beats Its Combined ABC-CBS Original Competition; “America’s Got Talent” Doubles Its Closest Competition
Wednesday’s "Ninja Warrior" Ranks #1 for the Night in 18-49 & Total Viewers, "The InBetween" Is #1 Among ABC, CBS & NBC at 10 p.m. Across the Board
On Thursday, "A.P. Bio" Delivers Its Most-Watched Episode Since March 28 and "Abby's" Generates Its Best Since April 11
A “Talent” Encore Is Sunday’s Top Non-NBA Telecast on the Big 4 in 18-49

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — June 4, 2019 — NBC has finished #2 for the primetime ratings week of May 27-June 2 in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key ratings measures, behind only NBA Finals-boosted ABC, according to “live plus same day” viewership figures from Nielsen Media Research.

“America’s Got Talent” is the #1 entertainment telecast of the week in adults 18-49 and total viewers, and is joined among the week’s top 4 non-sports programs in 18-49 by Tuesday’s series premiere of “Songland” (#2) and Wednesday’s regular-slot season premiere of “American Ninja Warrior” (#4).

Counting sports, but excluding pre- and post-game shows, Monday’s NBC Sports coverage of Game 1 of the Blues-Bruins Stanley Cup Final ranks #5 in 18-49 and #10 in total viewers.
Excluding sports, NBC won the week among the Big 4 networks in adults, men and women 18-49 and adults, men and women 25-54, and tied for #1 in adults 18-34.

Season to date, NBC ranks #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 (tie) adults 18-34 (tie) and all key adult-female demographics. In total viewers, excluding sports, NBC is running within 1.471 million persons of #1 CBS, NBC’s closest position to #1 in total viewers at this point in the season, excluding sports, in 16 years, since trailing by 755,000 persons at this time in 2002-03.

Counting entertainment programming only in adults 18-49, NBC leads the season by +0.2 of a point or +17% in adults 18-49 (1.4 for NBC, 1.2 each for ABC and CBS), the biggest margins for any network at this point in the season in eight years, since 2010-11.
Weekly ratings are “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date ratings are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”
Week 36 Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “live plus same day,” May 27-June 2
ABC…1.6
NBC…0.8
Fox…0.5
CBS…0.4
CW…0.2
Total Viewers
ABC…5.4 million
NBC…3.9 million
CBS…3.9 million
Fox…2.0 million
CW…0.6 million
Season-to-Date Averages
Adult 18-49 Rating, “Most Current”
NBC…1.6
CBS…1.5
Fox…1.5
ABC…1.3
CW…0.4
Total Viewers
CBS…8.8 million
NBC…7.1 million
ABC…5.6 million
Fox…5.2 million
CW…1.3 million

NBC highlights for the week of May 27-June 2:
Monday
NBC Sports’ 8:09-11:01 p.m. ET coverage of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, featuring the St. Louis Blues at the Boston Bruins (1.6 rating in 18-49, 5.3 million viewers overall) ranked #1 for the night in adults 18-49, adults 18-34, adults 25-54, all key adult-male demos and total viewers. In total viewers, it was the most-watched Game 1 of a Stanley Cup Final in four years (since Blackhawks-Lightning averaged 5.5 million on Wednesday, June 3, 2015).

Tuesday
NBC won Tuesday in every key ratings measure, with premieres of “America’s Got Talent” and “Songland” scoring as the night’s #1 and #2 shows on the Big 4 networks in every key demographic.
The 14th season debut of “America’s Got Talent” (1.7 rating in 18-49, 9.7 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) ranked as the #1 telecast of the night on the Big 4 networks in every key ratings measure and dominated the 8-10 p.m. timeslot in all key categories, more than doubling the time period’s #2 program (1.7 vs. 0.8 for ABC and “The Lion King”). Versus NBC’s average in the time period for the conventional 2018-19 season, “Talent” was up +13% in 18-49 (1.7 vs. 1.5, L+SD, excluding live news and sports) and more than +2.6 million persons or +38% in total viewers (9.7 million vs. 7.1 million). L+3: “AGT” increased by +34% in 18-49 (1.66 to 2.23) and +2.3 million viewers overall (9.8 million to 12.1 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens. L+7: Last summer, the Tuesday “Talent” grew by +37% in 18-49 rating (from a 2.63 to a 3.50) and +2.9 million viewers overall (11.4 million to 14.3 million) going from L+SD to L+7. L+35+Digital: With the addition of 35-day linear and projected non-linear ratings, “Talent’s” 18-49 figure grew to a 4.04.
The series premiere of “Songland” (1.1 rating in 18-49, 5.5 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) equaled the highest rating for a summer alternative series debut on the Big 4 networks since June 11, 2017 (1.3 for “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome” on ABC) and delivered the most-watched summer alternative series debut on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox since June 21, 2017 (7.5 million for “Little Big Shots: Forever Young” on NBC). “Songland” generated NBC’s best 18-49 rating in the timeslot with regular programming since Nov. 27, 2018 (1.1), while winning the time period in every key ratings category and beating the timeslot’s original ABC-CBS competition combined in adults 18-49 (1.1 vs. a combined 1.0). “Songland” was the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in every key demographic, behind only “America’s Got Talent.” L+3: “Songland” increased by +24% in 18-49 (1.14 to 1.41) and +1.2 million viewers overall (5.5 million to 6.7 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens.

Wednesday
NBC ranked #1 among the Big 4 networks Wednesday night in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers.
The regular-slot season premiere of “American Ninja Warrior” (1.0 rating in 18-49, 4.8 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) ranked as the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers and was #1 or tied for #1 on those nets in every other key ratings measure. L+3: “Ninja” increased by +20% in 18-49 (1.0 to 1.2) and +649,000 viewers overall (4.8 million to 5.5 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens. L+7: Last summer, “American Ninja Warrior” grew by +17% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 1.2 to a 1.4) and +779,000 viewers overall (5.7 million to 6.5 million). L+35+Digital: When 35-day linear and projected non-linear viewing was included, last summer’s “Ninja” 18-49 rating increased to a 1.60.
The premiere of “The InBetween” (0.6 rating in 18-49, 3.7 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) won the timeslot among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, total viewers and every other key ratings category (including a tie in women 18-34). The 0.6 rating in 18-49 equals the highest score for a premiering summer drama series on the Big 4 networks since July 24, 2017 (0.9 for “Midnight Texas”). “The In Between” was up +14% versus NBC’s timeslot average last summer in total viewers (3.7 million vs. 3.2 million, L+SD). L+3: “InBetween” grew by +33% in 18-49 (0.6 to 0.8) and +1.6 million viewers overall (3.7 million to 5.3 million) going from L+SD to L+3.

Thursday
“A.P. Bio” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 2.3 million viewers overall from 8-8:30 p.m. ET), despite being preempted the prior three Thursdays and this week facing high-rated NBA Finals competition, delivered the show’s most-watched episode since March 28 (2.327 million) with a +27% increase versus its prior telecast on May 2 (2.3 million vs. 1.8 million).
A second telecast of “A.P. Bio” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 1.6 million viewers overall from 8:30-9 p.m. ET) retained 100% of the prior half-hour’s “A.P. Bio” telecast in 18-49. L+7: “A.P. Bio” has grown by +47% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.51 to a 0.75) and +541,000 viewers overall (2.0 million to 2.5 million) going from L+SD to L+7. L+35+Digital: With the addition of 35-day linear and projected non-linear ratings, “A.P. Bio’s” 18-49 rating increases to a 1.53.
“Abby’s” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 1.6 million viewers overall from 9-9:30 p.m. ET) delivered the show’s most-watched episode since April 11 (1.636 million) and equaled its highest 18-49 rating since April 4 (0.5). Despite being preempted on the previous two Thursdays, the 9 p.m. “Abby’s” maintained 100% of its prior telecast in 18-49 (0.4 vs. 0.4 on May 9 at 9:30) and grew +11% in total viewers (1.550 million vs. 1.402 million).
A second telecast of “Abby’s” averaged a 0.3 rating in 18-49 and 1.5 million viewers from 9:30-10 p.m. ET). L+7: This season, “Abby’s” is increasing by +43% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.42 to a 0.60) and +612,000 viewers overall (1.7 million to 2.4 million) going from L+SD to L+7. L+35+Digital: With the addition of 35-day linear and projected non-linear ratings, the “Abby’s” 18-49 rating grows to a 1.05.
An encore episode of “Law & Order: SVU” (0.3 rating in 18-49, 2.4 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) grew from its first half-hour to its second in nearly all key ratings measures, including gains of +0.1 of a point or +33% in adults 18-49 (0.3 to 0.4), +0.1 of a point or +20% in adults 25-54 (0.5 to 0.6) and +16% in total viewers (2.2 million to 2.6 million)

Friday
An 8 p.m. telecast of “Blindspot” (0.4 rating in 18-49, 2.5 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) retained 100% versus the prior week’s 8 p.m. telecast in 18-49 (0.4 vs. 0.4 from 8-9 p.m.) and 95% in total viewers, to maintain a steady 0.4 rating in 18-49 for a sixth straight telecast.
The season finale of “Blindspot” averaged a 0.3 rating in 18-49 and 2.0 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET. L+7: This season, “Blindspot” has increased by +77% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.48 to a 0.85) and +1.5 million viewers overall (2.8 million to 4.3 million) going from L+SD to L+7. L+35+Digital: With the addition of 35-day linear and projected non-linear ratings, “Blindspot’s” 18-49 rating grows to a 1.38.
“Dateline NBC” (0.5 rating in 18-49, 0.7 in adults 25-54, 3.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) grew from half-hour to half-hour by +0.1 of a point or +25% in adults 18-49 (0.4 to 0.5), +17% in adults 25-54 (0.6 to 0.7) and +18% in total viewers (2.7 million to 3.2 million), despite the 10 p.m. hour. L+7: Friday’s “Dateline” is growing by +50% this season in 18-49 rating (from a 0.58 to a 0.87) and +1.3 million viewers overall (3.4 million to 4.7 million) going from L+SD to L+7. 

Sunday
NBC finished #2 Sunday night among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and was the #1 non-sports competitor among the Big 4 in adults 18-49.
A rebroadcast of the prior Wednesday’s “American Ninja Warrior” regular-slot season debut (0.5 rating in 18-49, 2.4 million viewers overall from 7-9 p.m. ET) tied as the #2 Big 4 non-NBA show of the night in 18-49, behind only NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” encore. From its first half-hour to its fourth, the “Ninja” encore grew +50% in 18-49 (0.4 to 0.6) and +26% in total viewers (2.2 million vs. 2.8 million).
An encore telecast of last Tuesday’s “America’s Got Talent” season premiere (0.6 rating in 18-49, 3.5 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) finished as the #1 Big 4 non-NBA show of the night in adults 18-49. 

TODAY IS #1 IN KEY DEMO

TODAY Wins 179 Weeks in Key Demo, Best Streak in 6 Years
TODAY Tops GMA in Total Viewers Wednesday and Thursday
TODAY’s Total Viewer Margin with GMA Is a Slim 1% Season-to-Date

NEW YORK – June 4, 2019 – TODAY was the number-one morning show last week topping “Good Morning America” in the key demo A25-54. The win marks 179 consecutive weeks in first place, TODAY’s best demo streak in more than six years. TODAY also won in total viewers last Wednesday and Thursday. Versus a year ago, TODAY grew its demo lead with GMA by 80% and narrowed the total viewer gap by 83%. 

Season-to-date, just 48,000 total viewers separate TODAY and GMA (a 1% margin). TODAY is posting its best total viewer lead over CBS in three years. Additionally, CBS is down the most among the morning shows season-to-date versus the prior year.
TODAY HIGHLIGHTS:
ProgramP25-54
Rtg
P25-54
Imps
P18-49
Rtg
P18-49
Imps
P2+
Imps
TODAY1.021,2300.678633,878
CBS THIS MORNING0.657820.425473,067
GOOD MORNING AMERICA0.941,1310.627983,925

*TODAY was retitled Memorial Day.
TODAY averaged 1.230 million A25-54 viewers, leading GMA by +99,000 (+9%) and CBS This Morning by +448,000 (+57%)
  • TODAY has now ranked #1 among A25-54 viewers for 179 consecutive weeks (best streak in over six years) and 195 of the last 196 weeks
  • TODAY’s A25-54 lead over GMA was 80% higher than the same week last season
TODAY averaged 863,000 A18-49 viewers, +65,000 (+8%) ahead of GMA and +316,000 (+58%) higher than CBS
TODAY averaged 3.878 million total viewers topping CBS by +811,000 (+26%)
  • TODAY won Wednesday and Thursday among total viewers
  • The gap between TODAY and GMA was 20% narrower than prior week
  • TODAY’s total viewer gap vs. GMA closed by 83% compared to the same week last season
SEASON-TO-DATE (9/24/2018-6/2/2019)
TODAY ranks #1 among A25-54 and A18-49
TODAY is having its best total viewer lead over CBS season-to-date in three years
  • TODAY’s total viewer advantage over CBS is up 20% vs. the same period last season (+900,000 vs. +749,000 last season)
  • Only 48,000 viewers separate TODAY and GMA, a margin of just 1%

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS WITH LESTER HOLT WINS THE WEEK AGAIN

#1 in Key A25-54 Demo, Topping ABC and CBS
Continues its Reign as #1 Season-to-Date in the Key Demo
June 4, 2019 – NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is the #1-most watched newscast again for the week of May 27, leading in the key A25-54 demo, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Nightly News averages 1.564 million viewers in A25-54, the demo most valued by advertisers, topping CBS by +514,000 and ABC by +10,000. The newscast also continues to win the current season, leading both CBS and ABC in both the A25-54 and A18-49 demos, on track to score its 23rd consecutive season win in both measurements.

Lester Holt anchors Nightly News from London today for President Donald Trump’s first official state visit to the United Kingdom and tomorrow and Thursday, he will be in Normandy for special editions of the broadcast for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, “D-Day at 75: A Celebration of Heroes.”
Week of May 27, 2019:
Nightly News ranks #1 among A25-54
  • Nightly News averages 1.564 million A25-54 viewers, ahead of ABC by +10,000 (+1%) and CBS by +514,000 (+49%)
  • Vs. prior year, Nightly News has the smallest viewership decline in the 3NET, down -80,000 (-5%); ABC is down -7% and CBS is down -10%

ProgramP25-54
Imps
P18-49
Imps
P2+
Imps
NBC NIGHTLY NEWS1.5641.0367.332
CBS EVENING NEWS1.0500.7435.299
ABC WORLD NEWS TONIGHT1.5541.0598.059
2018-19 Season to Date
Nightly News is the #1 evening newscast this season in A25-54 and A18-49
  • Among A25-54 viewers:
    • Tops ABC by +31,000 (+2%) and CBS by +581,000 (+47%)
    • #1 among A25-54 viewers at this point of the season for the 23th consecutive season
  • Among A18-49 viewers
    • Leads ABC by +33,000 (+3%) and CBS by +349,000 (+39%)
    • #1 among A18-49 viewers at this point of the season for the 23rd consecutive season
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NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt is the most-watched evening newscast in America among the key news demo, and reaches over 24 million people every week through its broadcast and millions more through NBCNews.com, the Nightly News app, The Nightly newsletter and social media platforms. The broadcast provides the latest on the day’s top stories, going beyond the headlines to uncover how people’s lives are affected by the world around them. Lester Holt is the anchor, and was named the most-trusted television news personality in America, according to The Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult 2018 survey. Jennifer Suozzo is the executive producer.

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