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NBC's WILL & GRACE & THE VOICE Tie as No. 1 Show of the Night

NBC wins the night among the Big 4 in adults 18-49, total viewers and every other key measure, including wins in six of six half-hours in adults 18-49. A special Tuesday holiday edition of "Will & Grace" (1.8/7 in 18-49, 7.1 million viewers overall from 9-9:30 p.m. ET) ties as the #1 show of the night in 18-49 with NBC's "The Voice." Equals the highest "Will & Grace" 18-49 rating since Week 2 of the season (2.0 on Oct. 5) and delivers its most-watched episode since the same Oct. 5 telecast (7.137 million). Jumps +13% versus its prior original telecast in 18-49 (1.8 vs. 1.6 at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2) and +24% or +1.4 million persons in total viewers (7.128 million vs. 5.734 million). Wins the timeslot among the Big 4 networks in 18-49, total viewers and all other key categories. Will increase dramatically via time-shifting and VOD: This season, "Will & Grace" has grown by +82% in 18-49 rating this season going from L+SD to L+7 (1.97 to a 3.58) and +4.2 million viewers overall (7.2 million to 11.4 million). With the addition of projected 35-day non-linear ratings, the "Will & Grace" 18-49 average increases to a 5.76. Upscale: "Will & Grace" is generating a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 136 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes.

A special Tuesday holiday episode of "Superstore" (1.1/4 in 18-49, 4.4 million viewers overall from 9:30-10 p.m. ET): Grows +10% versus the show's most recent original telecast in 18-49 (1.1 vs. 1.0 at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2) In total viewers, jumps +24% versus that prior telecast (4.405 million vs. 3.543 million). Wins the timeslot among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49.Will add significant viewership via time-shifting and VOD: This season, "Superstore" is increasing by +48% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 1.16 to a 1.72) and +1.2 million viewers overall (4.3 million to 5.5 million). When projected non-linear 35-day viewing is included, the "Superstore" 18-49 rating grows to a 2.91. Upscale: "Superstore" is generating a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 115 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes.

"The Voice" (1.8/7 in 18-49, 9.9 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET): Ties as the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49 with NBC's "Will & Grace" and is the #1 show of the night outright in total viewers. Wins the time period in all key categories. Maintains 100% week to week in 18-49 (1.8 vs. 1.8). Increases by +6% versus the comparable episode from the prior cycle in 18-49 (1.8 vs. 1.7 on May 9) and by +1.2 million persons or +14% in total viewers (9.887 million vs. 8.686 million). Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD - Tuesday's "Voice" has increased by +26% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 2.19 to a 2.76) and +2.0 million viewers overall (10.2 million to 12.2 million). With the addition of projected 35-day non-linear ratings, the Tuesday "Voice" 18-49 figure grows to a 4.01.

"Chicago Med" (1.1/5 in 18-49, 6.6 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET): Is close to rounding up to a 1.2 (currently reporting a 1.14 in these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings). Wins the slot among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, total viewers and every other key measure. Retains 100% of what the show was averaging at the end of last season during the May sweep in 18-49 (1.1 vs. 1.1 from April 27 through May 11 Thursdays at 9 p.m.) and is up in total viewers (6.550 million vs. 6.483 million). Is up +41% versus NBC's timeslot average this season prior to "Med's" debut in total viewers (6.550 million vs. 4.643 million). Will add significant viewership via time-shifting and VOD -- last season, "Med" increased by +67% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 1.24 to a 2.07) and more than +3.2 million viewers overall (6.7 million to 9.9 million).

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday Night: In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.2/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.8/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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," 1.3/5. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.5/4 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 0.3/3 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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