NBC's THIS IS US and NEW AMSTERDAM are Tuesday Night's Top Shows

NBC's THIS IS US and NEW AMSTERDAM are Tuesday Night's Top Shows

NBC wins the night in every key demo, sweeping 6 of 6 half-hours in 18-49. "This Is Us," "The Voice" and "New Amsterdam" are the #1-2-3 shows of the night in adults 18-49.

The debut of "New Amsterdam" (1.9 rating in 18-49, 8.4 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET):

· Beats the combined timeslot competition on ABC and CBS (1.9 vs. a combined 1.5).

· Scores NBC's highest rating in the timeslot with in-season regular programming in two years, since Week 2 of "This Is Us" (2.6 on Sept. 27, 2016).

· Is the #2 drama of the night in adults 18-49 behind only "This Is Us."

· Wins the hour in every key demographic.

· Beats CBS' fifth-season premiere of "NCIS: New Orleans" by +90% (1.9 vs. 1.0) and ABC's "20/20: The Real Rookies" by +280% (1.9 vs. 0.5).

· Jumps +58% versus NBC's timeslot average last season (1.9 vs. 1.2 in 18-49, L+SD excluding sports) and +2.3 million persons or +36% in total viewers (8.438 million vs. 6.186 million).

· Teams with Monday's "Manifest" to give NBC its two best drama series premieres in 18-49 since the Sept. 20, 2016 debut of "This Is Us" (2.8).

The third season debut of "This Is Us" (2.9 rating in 18-49, 10.4 million viewers overall from 9-10:01 p.m. ET):

· Scores the show's highest rating (excluding February's post-Super Bowl episode) since Oct. 17, 2017 (2.9).

· Dominates the 9-10 p.m. hour, beating the #2 show, the series premiere of "FBI" by +123% in 18-49 (2.9 vs. 1.3).

· Grows versus last season's finale in 18-49 (2.9 vs. 2.8 on March 13).

· Is the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 in nine of nine key demographics.

· Equals the highest rating on television for an entertainment telecast in the last five months (since the April 17 "Roseanne," 3.4, tying the May 10 season finale of "The Big Bang Theory," 2.9).

· Will grow dramatically via time-shifting and VOD - last season, "This Is Us" increased by +73% in 18-49 rating (from a 3.09 to a 5.36) and more than +6.2 million viewers overall (11.2 million to 17.4 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

· Upscale: Last season, "This Is Us" generated a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 144 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes.

The Tuesday premiere of "The Voice 15" (2.1 rating in 18-49, 9.8 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET):

· Jumps +40% versus where the show ended last season with its May 22 finale in 18-49 (2.1 vs. 1.5) and is up +12% in total viewers (9.797 million vs. 8.774 million).

· Beats Monday's season premiere in 18-49 (2.1 vs. 2.0 from 8-10 p.m.) and total viewers (9.797 million vs. 9.663 million).

· Dominates the timeslot, winning in nine of nine key demographics and beating the season premiere of "NCIS" in adults 18-49 by +50% in 18-49 (2.1 vs. 1.4).

· Is the night's #1 alternative series by a +133% margin in 18-49 over the 8-10 p.m. telecast of "Dancing With the Stars" (2.1 vs. 0.9).

· Scores the show's highest Tuesday rating since March 20 (2.2) and most-watched Tuesday episode since that same date (10.916 million).

· The prior Tuesday premiere of "The Voice" averaged a 2.4 in 18-49 and 10.837 million viewers overall on Feb. 27.

· Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD - last season, Tuesday's "Voice" increased by +23% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 1.88 to a 2.31) and +1.7 million viewers overall (9.7 million to 11.4 million).

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday Night (with two Florida markets excluded):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.1/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.7/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.4/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.2/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.2/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 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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