Ratings: Heavy Super Bowl LIV Promotion Powers ‘9-1-1: Lone Star,’ ‘Prodigal Son’ to 30% Growth

Fox tops NBC with tornado storyline on “9-1-1” spinoff

Last Updated: February 4, 2020 @ 8:50 AM

Super Bowl LIV was still paying dividends on Monday. Big promotion during the big game led “9-1-1: Lone Star” and “Prodigal Son” to 30% ratings growth from last week.

As a result, Fox leapfrogged NBC in the key demo. Thanks to “The Bachelor,” ABC still topped primetime among adults 18-49.

CBS finished first in total viewers.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and third in total viewers with an average of 5.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. Those were the Nielsen averages from the three-hour dating competition.

Fox was second in ratings with a 1.0/5 and fourth in viewers with 5 million. At 8 p.m., “9-1-1: Lone Star” scored a 1.3/6 and 6.3 million viewers. “Prodigal Son” at 9 landed a 0.8/4 and 3.6 million viewers.

NBC was third in ratings with a 0.9/4 and second in viewers with 5.7 million. “America’s Got Talent” from 8 to 10 averaged a 1.1/5 and 6.8 million viewers. “Manifest” at 10 had a 0.7/3 and 3.5 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.6/3 and first in viewers with 6 million. “The Neighborhood” at 8 got a 0.8/4 and 6.3 million viewers. At 8:30, “Bob Hearts Abishola” received a 0.7/3 and 5.8 million viewers. “All Rise” at 9 had a 0.6/3 and 5.5 million viewers. At 10, “Bull” finished primetime off with a 0.6/3 and 6.5 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/3 and in viewers with 1.6 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 773,000. “All American” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 814,000 viewers. At 9, “Black Lightning” got a 0.2/1 and 732,000 viewers.

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