Ratings: Without ‘The Mick,’ Fox Falls Into Tuesday Tie With CW

CBS and NBC are knotted up atop key demo again

Fox lost “The Mick” after last week’s season finale, something that dropped the broadcaster into a Tuesday tie with CW.

CBS and NBC knotted atop the key 18-49 demographic again. “NCIS” led Leslie Moonves’ network to an easy top finish among total viewers.

The (semi-)good news for NBC? At least “Great News” didn’t plummet again — the relatively new sitcom was steady from last week’s soft Nielsen numbers. The evening’s second episode even ticked up in the main demo versus last Tuesday’s comparable 30 minutes.

CBS and NBC tied for first in ratings, both with a 1.2 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with an average of 10.9 million, according to preliminary numbers; NBC was second with 5.8 million.

For CBS, “NCIS” at 8 p.m. earned a 1.4/6 and 13 million viewers. At 9, “Bull” posted a 1.2/4 and 10.9 million viewers. “NCIS: New Orleans” at 10 got a 1.0/4 and 8.9 million viewers.

Over on NBC, “The Voice” at 8 scored a 1.6/7 and 8.5 million viewers. At 9, the first “Great News” episode of the night had a 0.8/3 and 3.5 million viewers. A second half-hour of the sitcom at 9:30 received a 0.7/2 and 2.8 million viewers. “Chicago Fire” at 10 landed a 1.2/5 and 5.8 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.9/4 and in viewers with 3.3 million. “The Middle” at 8 had a 1.2/5 and 5 million viewers. At 8:30, “American Housewife” got a 1.2/5 and 4.3 million viewers. “Fresh Off the Boat” at 9 received a 1.0/4 and 3.4 million viewers. At 9:30, “Imaginary Mary” closed out the comedy block with a 0.9/3 and 2.9 million viewers. “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” at 10 finished actual primetime to a 0.7/3 and 2.2 million viewers.

Fox and CW tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.7/3. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 2 million, CW was fifth with 1.8 million.

For Fox, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” at 8 had a 0.6/3 and 1.8 million viewers. A second episode at 8:30 got a 0.6/2 and 1.5 million viewers. “Prison Break” at 9 received a 0.9/3 and 2.4 million viewers.

For CW, “The Flash” at 8 put up a 1.0/4 and 2.6 million viewers. At 9, “iZombie” managed a 0.4/1 and 1.1 million viewers.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.5 million.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 897,000.