Ratings: ‘Will & Grace’ Christmas Episode Jumps Double Digits After Live ‘Voice’ Cuts

“Superstore” and “Chicago Med” complete NBC Tuesday win

Last Updated: December 6, 2017 @ 9:09 AM

Merry Christmas, NBC: “Will & Grace” just gift-wrapped a Tuesday ratings win for you. “The Voice” Top 10 live elimination episode went halfsies on the present.

Compared with its most-recent original episode, last night’s “Will & Grace” jumped 13 percent among adults 18-49, and 24 percent overall. Of course, the show’s last half-hour was on its regular Thursday night, and this one aired in a special Tuesday time slot behind NBC’s hit singing competition.

Meanwhile, ABC and Fox tied for second place in the key demo, while an all-rerun CBS finished runner-up among overall viewers.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.4 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 7.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.8/7 and 9.9 million viewers. At 9, “Will & Grace” put up a 1.8/7 and 7.1 million viewers. “Superstore” at 9:30 had a 1.1/4 and 4.4 million viewers. At 10, “Chicago Med” got a 1.1/5 and 6.6 million viewers.

ABC and Fox tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.9/3. ABC was third in total viewers with 3.6 million, Fox was fourth with 3.3 million.

For ABC, “The Middle” at 8 received a 1.2/5 and 5.8 million viewers. At 8:30, “Fresh Off the Boat” had a 0.9/4 and 3.8 million viewers. “Black-ish” at 9 got a 1.0/4 and 4 million viewers. At 9:30, “The Mayor” managed a 0.7/3 and 2.7 million viewers. “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World” at 10 settled for a 0.6/3 and 2.6 million viewers.

For Fox, “Lethal Weapon” at 8 had a 1.0/4 and 4.5 million viewers. At 9, “The Mick” got a 0.8/3 and 2.5 million viewers. At 9:30, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s” 99th episode got a 0.7/3 and 2 million viewers.

CBS and The CW tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.7/3. CBS was second among total viewers with 6.4 million, airing all repeats; The CW was fifth with 1.9 million.

For The CW, “The Flash” at 8 had a 0.8/3 and 2.2 million viewers. At 9, “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” got a 0.6/2 and 1.6 million viewers.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.6 million.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.1 million.