Ratings: ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ Debut Is Not Extraordinary

CBS’ “FBI: Most Wanted” premiere lands largest audience for any new series this season

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist - Season 1
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NBC’s new musical drama “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” didn’t have an extraordinary (early) start on NBC Tuesday, according to Nielsen.

Following the season premiere of “Ellen’s Game of Games,” the Jane Levy-led series aired its first episode at 10 p.m. last night, which was marketed as a “preview” broadcast for the new show. The Paul Feig-produced drama will have its official series premiere Sunday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. and remain in that time slot moving forward.

Meanwhile, the debut of CBS’ “FBI” spinoff “FBI: Most Wanted” landed the largest audience for any new series this season and the premiere of “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” put up some really great numbers, leading ABC to easily win the night in the key 18-49 demo.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 6.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m. “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” scored a 2.4/11 and 14.4 million viewers. At 9, “mixed-ish” hit a 1.1/5 and 4.8 million viewers. “black-ish” at 9:30 received a 0.8/4 and 3.2 million viewers. At 10, “Emergence” settled for a 0.5/2 and 2.2 million viewers.

CBS and NBC tied for second in ratings, each with a 0.9/4. CBS was first in total viewers with 8.9 million and NBC was third with 3.9 million.

For CBS, “NCIS” at 8 earned a 1.0/5 and 10.3 million viewers. At 9, “FBI” got a 0.9/4 and 9.3 million viewers. At 10, the series premiere of “FBI: Most Wanted” landed a 0.8/4 and 7.2 million viewers.

For NBC, the Season 3 premiere of “Ellen’s Game of Games” at 8 put up a 1.0/5 and 4.3 million viewers. A second episode at 9 posted a 1.1/5 and 4.7 million viewers. The preview of the “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” premiere episode got a 0.6/3 and 2.7 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 3.1 million. At 8, “The Resident” had a 0.7/3 and 3.7 million viewers. At 9, “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back” closed the night with a 0.7/3 and 2.5 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.6 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 876,000.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/1 and in viewers with 513,000. The network aired only repeats.