Ratings: Noah Wyle’s ‘The Red Line’ Does Even Worse Than Last Week’s Bad Debut

J. Lo’s “World of Dance” season finale is enough for NBC to nab second place among adults 18-49

Last Updated: May 6, 2019 @ 2:04 PM

CBS’ “The Red Line” is already flatlining. The event series starring Noah Wyle just declined from last week’s already-bad debut ratings to a 0.4 rating/2 share among adults 18-49. Its total-viewer tally also fell to 4.3 million.

“American Idol” home ABC finished first outright on Sunday. CBS settled for last place in key-demo ratings among the Big 4 broadcasters.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.0 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 5.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America’s Funniest Home Videos” at 7 p.m. had a 0.9/5 and 5.6 million viewers. At 8, a two-hour “American Idol” put up a 1.1/5 and 6.7 million viewers. “Shark Tank” at 10 got a 0.7/3 and 3.7 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 0.7/3 and third in viewers with 3 million. Following a repeat, the “World of Dance” season finale from 8-10 averaged a 0.8/4 and 3.6 million viewers. “Good Girls” at 10 received a 0.5/2 and 2.3 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 0.6/3 and fourth in viewers with 1.443 million. Following reruns, “The Simpsons” at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 1.8 million viewers. At 8:30, “Bob’s Burgers” got a 0.7/3 and 1.6 million viewers. “Family Guy” at 9 received a 0.7/3 and 1.8 million viewers. A repeat followed.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.5/2, but second in viewers with 5 million. At 7, “60 Minutes” had a 0.6/3 and 6.9 million viewers. Following the second episode of “The Red Line” — a two-hour show — “NCIS: Los Angeles” at 10 limped to a 0.5/2 and 4.8 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.441 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 985,000.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 787,000. “Supergirl” at 8 had a 0.3/1 and 1 million viewers. At 9, “Charmed” got a 0.2/1 and 602,000 viewers.