Ratings: NBC’s ‘Voice’ Finale Part 1, ‘AGT’ Holiday Special Make It a Silent Night for Competition

There were a lot of repeats on broadcast

Last Updated: December 18, 2018 @ 8:55 AM

Regardless of who wins Season 15 of “The Voice,” part one of the singing competition’s two-night finale won Monday — and so did NBC. An “America’s Got Talent” holiday special pitched in on that primetime claim.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. earned a 1.6/7 and 9.8 million total viewers. At 10, “AGT” landed a 1.2/5 and 6.6 million viewers.

CBS and ABC tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.7/3. CBS was second in total viewers with 4.7 million, ABC was third with 3.9 million.

For CBS, the fall finale of “The Neighborhood” at 8 had a 1.0/5 and 6.1 million viewers. At 8:30, the “Happy Together” fall finale got a 0.7/3 and 4.1 million viewers. Reruns followed.

For ABC, “The Great Christmas Light Fight” finale from 8 to 10 received a 0.7/3 and 3.9 million viewers. At 10, a look-back at 2018 closed ABC’s primetime with a 0.6/3 and 3.9 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 2.3 million, airing all repeats.

Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.4. Univision had a 2 share, Telemundo got a 1. Univision was fifth in total viewers with 1.3 million, Telemundo was sixth with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/0 and in viewers with 462,000, running all reruns.

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