Ratings: Steve Harvey’s ‘Little Big Shots’ Scores Huge Premiere Behind ‘The Voice’

ABC’s “Of Kings and Prophets,” well, didn’t

Drawing a massive 12.7 million total viewers, “Little Big Shots” is officially NBC’s latest big hit.

The Steve Harvey-hosted reality competition put up huge numbers from last night’s premiere, which had the benefit of a big “Voice” lead-in. Among total viewers, “Little Big Shots” ended up being the best alternative series premiere or preview on any network in five years.

ABC’s “Of Kings and Prophets” debut went in the exact opposite direction, and no one came close to NBC’s overall Tuesday prime-time average.

NBC was first in ratings with a 3.0 rating/10 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 13.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. earned a 3.1/10 and 13.4 million viewers. At 10, the preview of “Little Big Shots” scored a 2.9/10 and 12.7 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.1 and in viewers with 7.3 million. Following reruns, “Limitless” at 10 had a 1.0/4 and 5.4 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 1.0 and in viewers with 3.8 million. “Fresh Off the Boat” at 8 got a 1.4/5 and 4.9 million viewers. At 8:30, “The Real O’Neals” received a 1.1/4 and 4 million viewers. “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” at 9 posted a 1.1/4 and 3.5 million viewers. At 10, “Of Kings and Prophets” premiered to a weak 0.8/3 and 3.3 million viewers.

Univision was fourth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in viewers with 2.1 million.

Fox was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in viewers with 1.8 million. “New Girl” at 8 had a 1.2/4 and 2.7 million viewers. At 8:30, “Grandfathered” got a 0.8/3 and 2 million viewers. Repeats followed.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.5 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 971,000, airing reruns.