Ratings: Fox Rides ‘9-1-1’ Tsunami Episode to First-Place Tie With NBC

“Prodigal Son” and “Bluff City Law” are steady in Week 2 — “Bob Hearts Abishola” and “All Rise” are not

Last Updated: October 1, 2019 @ 6:15 PM

Fox rode the Part 1 of the “9-1-1” two-episode tsunami disaster to a first-place tie with NBC in primetime ratings Monday.

The shocking episode, which is the show’s most-watched to-date, was even with “The Voice” as the No. 1 show of the night, with both scoring a 1.6 rating among the all-important adults 18-49 demo. But “The Voice” helped NBC pull ahead for a total viewers win, with Fox coming in fourth place in that metric.

Meanwhile, Fox’s “Prodigal Son” and NBC’s “Bluff City Law” held steady with their week-ago series premiere ratings, while CBS’ new comedy “Bob Hearts Abishola” and drama “All Rise” both slipped a little from their debuts.

NBC and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 1.3 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary Nielsen numbers. NBC was first in total viewers with an average of 7.4 million and Fox was fourth with 5.66 million.

For NBC, “The Voice” at 8 p.m. earned a 1.6/7 and 8.8 million viewers. At 10, “Bluff City Law” received a 0.8/4 and 4.7 million viewers.

For Fox, “9-1-1” at 8 scored a 1.6/7 and 7.2 million viewers. At 9, “Prodigal Son” got a 1.0/4 and 4.1 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.9/4 and second in viewers with 6.7 million. “Dancing With the Stars” at 8 put up a 0.9/4 and 6.9 million viewers. At 10, “The Good Doctor” posted a 1.0/5 and 6.4 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and third in viewers with 5.68 million. At 8, “The Neighborhood” got a 0.9/4 and 5.9 million viewers. At 8:30, “Bob Hearts Abishola” had a 0.7/3 and 5.4 million viewers. “All Rise” at 9 settled for a 0.6/3 and 5.6 million viewers. “Bull” at 10 managed a 0.6/3 and 5.8 million viewers.

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

Telemundo 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 753,000. At 8, the “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” season finale had a 0.2/1 and 924,000 viewers. It was followed by back-to-back repeats.

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