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Ratings: ‘Roseanne’ Holds Steady in Key Demo for Another Dominant Performance

Revived ABC sitcom hauls in 13 million viewers

“Roseanne” just keeps rolling. The revived ABC sitcom hauled in 13 million viewers last night, and held steady from last week in the key 18-49 demographic, with a 3.4 rating.

ABC finished first last night in the demo, though CBS topped primetime’s overall audience averages.

Anchored by the Season 1 finale for “Black Lightning,” The CW finished fifth on Tuesday, beating both Spanish-language networks by both main Nielsen metrics.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.3 rating/5 in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, but third in total viewers with an average of 5 million, according to preliminary numbers. Following “Roseanne,” which landed a gaudy 15 share, “Alex, Inc.” at 8:30 p.m. had a 1.2/5 and 4.8 million viewers. At 9, “Black-ish” received a 1.1/4 and 4.1 million viewers. “Splitting Up Together” at 9:30 got a 1.0/4 and 3.6 million viewers. “For the People” at 10 managed a 0.6/2 and 2.1 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.1/5 and in viewers with 6.2 million. “The Voice” at 8 posted a 1.5/6 and 8.2 million viewers. At 9, “Rise” received a 0.8/3 and 4.3 million viewers. “Chicago Med” at 10 had a 1.2/5 and 6.2 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 1.0/4, but first in viewers with 10.1 million. “NCIS” at 8 earned a 1.1/5 and 11.3 million viewers. At 9, “Bull” put up a 1.1/4 and 10.7 million viewers. “NCIS: New Orleans” at 10 closed primetime to a 0.8/3 and 8.4 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 2.7 million. “Lethal Weapon” at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 3.5 million viewers. At 9, “LA to Vegas” got a 0.6/2 and 2 million viewers. “New Girl” at 9:30 received a 0.6/2 and 1.7 million viewers.

The CW was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.8 million. “The Flash” at 8 had a 0.6/3 and 1.9 million viewers. The “Black Lightning” season finale at 9 got a 0.5/2 and 1.7 million viewers.

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

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.2 million.