This is us The adult demographic, 18-49 years old, was cut by one-tenth to 0.9 and had 5.31 million viewers, but it was still enough for NBC’s flagship drama to take the lead on Tuesday primetime. Despite the break-in This is us continues to do well with delayed viewing in the demo and overall viewers; Last week’s episode is already up to 3.2 in the demo.
After the season premiere last week Zoey’s extraordinary playlist (0.4, 2.60 million) was also down a tenth in the demo last night. Meanwhile, Nurses raised to 0.4 in the demo and recorded 2.60 million viewers. The trio of shows gave NBC the overall victory in the demo.
Fox saw two season premieres that began with the fourth season of The resident (0.6, 3.77 million) scrubbing. The medical drama scored a two-tenths hit in the demo after the season three finale and a drop in viewership after the season three high of 4.92 million. The premiere of the 2nd season of Prodigal son (0.5, 2.30 million) also had a hit from the season one finale.
The CW served the two-part premiere of the second season of Two sentence horror stories (0.1, 576,000; 0.1, 474K) as well as the US debut of Scammers (0.1, 441 K).
Elsewhere ABC’s presentation of Captain America: winter soldier (0.5, 2.23 million) from last week’s presentation of
The Lion King. CBS broadcast reruns of NCIS, FBI and FBI: Most Wanted But it was the most watched broadcast network of the night on Nielsen Live + Same Day Fast Affiliates.