Ratings: ‘This Is Us’ Thanksgiving Episode Tops Tuesday

But NBC’s “New Amsterdam” and ABC’s “The Rookie” are the only shows that don’t decline from last week

Last Updated: November 21, 2018 @ 9:03 AM

“This Is Us” and “NCIS” split primetime as Tuesday’s top shows, though both were down in both ratings and viewers versus the prior week’s episodes.

To be fair to those consistent performers, every single broadcast show not named “New Amsterdam” or “The Rookie” — a pair of 10 p.m. series — declined among adults 18-49.

Yes, a national holiday is right around the corner and everyone (OK, not everyone) was busy baking pies.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.4 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 7.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.4 and 8.2 million viewers. At 9, “This Is Us” put up a 1.8 and 7.9 million viewers. “New Amsterdam” at 10 received a 1.1 and 5.9 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.0/5 and first in viewers with 9.4 million. “NCIS” at 8 landed a 1.2 and 11.9 million viewers. “F.B.I.” at 9 had a 1.0 and 8.9 million viewers. At 10, “NCIS: New Orleans” got a 0.8 and 7.4 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.9/4 and in viewers with 4.3 million. “The Conners” at 8 had a 1.4 and 6.9 million viewers. At 8:30, “The Kids Are Alright” got a 0.9 and 4.4 million viewers. “Black-ish” at 9 received a 0.8 and 3.5 million viewers. At 9:30, “Splitting Up Together” closed the comedy block with a 0.6 and 2.7 million viewers. Drama “The Rookie” finished actual primetime to a 0.7 and 4.1 million viewers.

The CW, Univision and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, each with a 0.4/2. The CW was fifth in total viewers with 1.30 million, Univision was sixth with 1.29 million, Telemundo was seventh with 1.15 million.

For CW, “The Flash” at 8 had a 0.6/3 and 1.6 million viewers. At 9, “Black Lightning” got a 0.3/1 and 1 million viewers.

Fox was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/2, but fourth in viewers with 1.32 million. Fox aired all reruns.