NBC's THE VOICE Is #1 for Night; 'Great News' Finishes #2 in Time Slot

NBC's THE VOICE Is #1 for Night; 'Great News' Finishes #2 in Time Slot

NBC's THE VOICE Is #1 for Night; 'Great News' Finishes #2 in Time SlotNBC ties for the Tuesday win among the Big 4 in adults 18-49, marking the fifth consecutive night NBC has finished #1 or tied for #1 in adults 18-49 among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX (Friday thru Tuesday). "The Voice" (1.6/7 in 18-49, 8,7 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) is the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49. Ranks #1 or tied for #1 in the timeslot among the Big 4 networks in adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49; and adults and women 25-54.

The Voice will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD - so far this season, Tuesday's "Voice" has increased by +25% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 2.49 to a 3.12) and +2.0 million viewers overall (11.0 million to 13.0 million). Upscale: Tuesday's "Voice" is generating a solid upscale audience this season, indexing at a 112 among adults 18-49 in $100K+ homes ("most current").

"Great News" (0.8/3 in 18-49, 3.7 million viewers overall from 9-9:30 p.m. ET): Ranks #2 in the timeslot among the Big 4 nets in total viewers. Despite tougher Week 2 competition (versus originals of CBS' "Bull" and ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat") finishes within 0.1 of last week's 9 p.m. telecast among millennial viewers (0.5 vs. 0.6 in adults 18-34). Upscale: Last week's two "Great News" episodes delivered the night's most upscale audiences on the Big 4 networks, indexing at a 115 at 9 p.m. and a 116 at 9:30 (L+SD), for the two highest indexes of the night on those nets. Will add viewership via time-shifting and VOD - last week's 9 p.m. "Great News" grew +12% in 18-49 (1.19 to 1.33) and +469,000 viewers overall (5.1 million to 5.6 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens.

A second telecast of "Great News" (0.6/2 in 18-49, 2.6 million viewers overall from 9:30-10 p.m. ET): Rates within 0.1 of a point of last week's 9:30 telecast among millennial viewers (0.4 vs. 0.5 in adults 18-34). Will increase its viewership via time-shifting and VOD - the prior Tuesday's 9:30 "Great News" increased by +11% in 18-49 (1.00 to 1.11) and +387,000 viewers overall (4.1 million to 4.5 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens.

"Chicago Fire" (1.2/5 in 18-49, 5.9 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET): Wins the slot among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 and ranks #1 or tied for #1 in adults, men and women 18-34; men and women 18-49; and adults and women 25-54. It's the 48th consecutive "Fire" original to win the 10 p.m. timeslot in 18-49 versus regular ABC-CBS competition, dating back to February 2015. Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD: Last week's "Fire" increased by +55% in 18-49 (1.31 to 2.03) and more than +2.8 million viewers overall (6.9 million to 9.8 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens.These were the biggest L+3 lifts of the night in 18-49 rating and total viewers. In L+7 so far this season, "Chicago Fire" has grown by +62% in 18-49 rating (from a 1.57 to a 2.55) and +3.7 million viewers overall (7.1 million to 10.8 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday Night: In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.2/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/3.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/1 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.3/2.

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: Primetime results are based on "fast affiliate time period" data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.

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