Ratings: ‘9-1-1’ Decline Opens Door for NBC to Rejoin Fox in First Place

ABC settles for third

Last Updated: November 5, 2019 @ 8:34 AM

Ryan Murphy’s first-responder drama “9-1-1” dropped in ratings week to week, opening the door for NBC to rejoin Fox in a first-place tie.

So yeah, not a Happy Halloween (episode) for Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and company.

NBC and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 1.0 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. NBC was first in total viewers with an average of 6.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. Fox was fourth in viewers with 4.7 million.

For NBC, “The Voice” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. posted a 1.3/6 and 8 million viewers. At 10, “Bluff City Law” received a 0.6/3 and 3.8 million viewers.

For Fox, “9-1-1” at 8 earned a 1.3/6 and 6.1 million viewers. At 9, “Prodigal Son” had a 0.7/3 and 3.4 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.8/4 and in viewers with 5.8 million. “Dancing With the Stars” from 8-10 landed a 1.0/5 and 6.9 million viewers. A rerun followed at 10.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and second in viewers with 5.9 million. “The Neighborhood” at 8 had a 0.9/4 and 5.8 million viewers. “Bob Hearts Abishola” at 8:30 got a 0.8/4 and 5.7 million viewers. At 9, “All Rise” received a 0.7/3 and 5.4 million viewers. “Bull” at 10 finished primetime with a 0.7/3 and 6.5 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.4 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 634,000. “All American” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 745,000 viewers. At 9, “Black Lightning” got a 0.2/1 and 523,000 viewers.


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