Ratings: ‘The Voice,’ ‘Game of Silence’ Give NBC Tuesday Win

NBC drama’s debut loses in total viewers to “NCIS: New Orleans” repeat but wins in key demo

Last Updated: April 13, 2016 @ 6:29 PM

NBC won Tuesday night in total viewers and the key demo thanks in large part to “The Voice,” along with the debut of the new drama “Game of Silence.”

From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., “The Voice” averaged 10.7 million viewers and a 2.2 rating in the advertiser coveted adults 18-49 demographic, easily making it the highest rated broadcast program of the night.

“Game of Silence” got off to a solid start at 10 p.m. ET with 6.5 million viewers and a 1.5 rating. That was good enough to best its nearest time slot competition: a repeat of “NCIS: New Orleans” that netted a 1.2 rating. However, the CBS repeat won in total viewers with 9 million.

NBC narrowly took first place in total viewers with 9.315 million but easily won in the demo with a 2.0 rating, with the network airing only “The Voice” and “Game of Silence.”

CBS came in a close second in total viewers with 9.306 million but a distant second in the demo with a 1.2 rating, airing only repeats.

ABC came in third in total viewers with 2.7 million and tied for third in the demo with a 0.8 rating. Repeats of “Fresh off the Boat” and “The Real O’Neals” aired at 8 and 8:30 p.m. ET respetively. “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” aired at 9, drawing 3 million viewers and a 1.0 rating. “Beyond the Tank” followed at 10, netting 2.1 million viewers and a 0.6 rating.

Fox came in fourth in total viewers with 2 million but tied for third in the demo with a 0.8 rating. “New Girl” got 2.6 million viewers and a 1.1 rating at 8 p.m. ET, followed by a repeat of “Grandfathered.” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” got 2.1 million and a 0.9 rating at 9. “The Grinder” closed out the night with 1.6 million viewers and a 0.6 rating.

Univision finished fifth with 1.9 million viewers and a 0.7 rating.

Telemundo finished sixth with 1.5 million viewers and a 0.6 rating.

The CW came in seventh with 1.3 million viewers and a 0.5 rating. A new episode of “iZombie” aired at 8 p.m. ET and got 1.4 million viewers and a 0.5 rating. The season finale of “iZombie” followed at 9, netting 1.2 million viewers and a 0.5 rating.