‘The Voice’ is #1 for the Night, ‘About a Boy’ #2 + ‘Chicago Fire’ Earns its Top Rating Since January 7

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The Voice - Season 6

via press release:

Tuesday Results:

 

NBC finished #1 Tuesday in adults 18-49, winning six of six half-hours among the Big 4 in 18-49.  “The Voice” ranked as the #1 show of the night in 18-49 on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, “About a Boy” was #2 and “Chicago Fire” was tied for #3.

 

  • On the first Tuesday of Daylight Saving Time, “The Voice 6” (3.4/12 in 18-49, 13.1 million viewers overall from 8-9:01 p.m. ET) ranked #1 for the night in 18-49 and finished #1 or tied for #1 in its time period among the Big 4 networks in every key measure.

 

  • “The Voice” grew from its first half-hour to its second by 0.7 or a rating point or 23% in 18-49 (to a 3.8 from a 3.1) and by 2.2 million viewers overall (to 14.2 million from 12.0 million).

 

  • “About a Boy” (2.1/6 in 18-49, 7.9 million viewers overall from 9:01-9:31 p.m. ET) ranked #1 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox by 0.6 of a rating point or 40% in adults 18-49 (2.1 vs. 1.5 for ABC’s #2 “The Goldbergs”).

 

  • In its three weeks on the schedule, “About a Boy” has now generated NBC’s three highest 18-49 ratings in the time period, excluding Olympics, since the Dec. 17 “Voice” finale.

 

  • “Growing Up Fisher” (1.8/5 in 18-49, 6.5 million viewers overall from 9:31-10 p.m. ET) finished within a tenth of a rating point of last week’s 1.9 in adults 18-49 and won the half-hour among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox by a 29% margin in 18-49 (with a 1.8 rating vs. a 1.4 for CBS’s #2 “NCIS: LA” encore).

 

  • “Growing Up Fisher” retained 86% of its lead-in from “About a Boy” (2.1/6 at 9:01), up from the prior Tuesday’s 76%.

 

  • “Chicago Fire” (2.0/6 in 18-49, 7.3 million viewers overall) won the 10 p.m. hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, total viewers and virtually all other key measures with its highest 18-49 rating since Jan. 7 and biggest overall audience since Dec. 10.  Week to week, “Chicago Fire” is up 5% in 18-49 rating (to a 2.0 from a 1.9) and up 3% in total viewers (7.303 million vs. 7.067 million).    From half-hour to half-hour, “Chicago Fire” maintained its 18-49 rating despite the 10 p.m. hour and was up 4% in adults 25-54 (to a 2.6 rating from a 2.5) and up 3% in total viewers (7.4 million vs. 7.2 million).

 

  • “Chicago Fire” has now matched or topped its prior 18-49 rating for its last four telecasts in a row.
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