The majority of Tuesday’s primetime programming saw upticks across the board for all networks — it might be the new normal with Americans taking the pledge to shelter in place.
NBC won the night overall in the ratings with This Is Us leading the pack, getting a boost from last week with a 1.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic and 5.95 million viewers. Ellen’s Game of Games (1.3, 5.95M) saw a four-tenths boost in the demo, while New Amsterdam (0.7, 5.20M) held steady in ratings but managed to deliver its largest audience since the fall finale.
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ABC saw the return of several of their shows including The Conners (1.2, 6.58M), which climbed many rungs on the ratings ladder. Bless This Mess (0.7, 4.13M), Mixed-ish (0.7, 2.99M) and Black-ish (0.6, 2.75M) were all up, while the freshman drama For Life (0.6, 2.36M) dipped two tenths in the demo.
CBS aired reruns of NCIS and FBI, which led into a new episode of FBI: Most Wanted (0.8, 6.55M), which ticked up. The same went for Fox’s Tuesday with The Resident (0.8, 4.71M) and Empire (0.7, 2.70M), which rose a tenth.
On the CW, The Flash (0.4, 1.26M) sped past its rating last week while DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (0.2, 674,000) was steady.
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