Wednesday, December 19, 2018

UPDATED Tuesday Ratings - 'The Voice' Finale Rises but Remains Down from Previous Fall Finale

On December 18, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.53 rating - followed by CBS (0.57), ABC (0.52), FOX (0.35) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 8.954 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.735), ABC (2.720), FOX (1.376) and The CW (0.974).

ABC, CBS and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

NBC (1.53 Rating, 8.954 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (1.2)
        THE VOICE (1.7, +0.3) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.57 Rating, 5.735 Million Viewers)
        NCIS (0.6) REPEAT
        FBI (0.6) REPEAT
        NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.5) REPEAT

ABC (0.52 Rating, 2.720 Million Viewers)
        THE CONNERS (0.8) REPEAT
        THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT (0.6) REPEAT
        BLACK-ISH (0.5) REPEAT
        SPLITTING UP TOGETHER (0.4) REPEAT
        THE ROOKIE (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.35 Rating, 1.376 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.4) REPEAT
        THE GIFTED (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.974 Million Viewers)
        GREATEST HOLIDAY COMMERCIALS COUNTDOWN (0.3)
        GREATEST HOLIDAY VIDEO COUNTDOWN (0.2)


                                         The Final Ratings for Tuesday, December 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
The Voice
1.2
7.209

CBS
The Conners - R
0.8
4.512

CBS
NCIS - R
0.6
7.138

FOX
Lethal Weapon - R
0.4
1.688

The CW
Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown
0.3
1.239
8:30 PM
ABC
The Kids Are Alright - R
0.6
2.973
9:00 PM
NBC
The Voice (9-11)
1.7
9.891

CBS
FBI - R
0.6
5.596

ABC
Black-ish - R
0.5
2.386

FOX
The Gifted - R
0.3
1.026

The CW
Greatest Holiday Video Countdown
0.2
0.684
9:30 PM
ABC
Splitting Up Together - R
0.4
1.963
10:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: New Orleans - R
0.5
4.573

ABC
The Rookie - R
0.4
2.167

Average Rating: 0.61
Average Viewership: 3.789


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.