Night 1 of ABC’s ‘JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time’ Delivers 16.1 Million Total Viewers

Night 1 of ABC’s ‘JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time’ Delivers 16.1 Million Total Viewers

Jan. 13, 2020


Quick Take for Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020

(National Live+3 Day Program Ratings)


Night 1 of ABC’s ‘JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time’

Ranks No. 2 Among All Non-Sports Telecasts This Season in Viewers


ABC’s ‘mixed-ish’ and ‘black-ish’ Return With Their Top-Rated Telecasts

in Adults 18-49, Since Their September Season Premieres



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ABC Tuesday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 8.4 million and 1.5/7 in AD18-49):

With night 1 of ABC’s “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” leading into the returns of “mixed-ish,” “black-ish” and “Emergence,” ABC ranked No. 1 on Tuesday night in Adults 18-49, beating runner-up CBS by 15% (1.5/7 vs. 1.3/6). In fact, ABC won its 2nd night in a row among Adults 18-49, with “The Bachelor” premiere giving the Net the win on Monday.


“JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time”: Night 1 (8:00-9:00 p.m. – 16.1 million and 2.7/13 in AD18-49):

Night 1 of “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” averaged 16.1 million Total Viewers and 2.7/13 among Adults 18-49 after 3 days of TV playback. JEOPARDY! GOAT” easily ranked as Tuesday’s No. 1 program, towering over its nearest competition (CBS’ “NCIS”) in Total Viewers by 3.0 million viewers (16.1 million vs. 13.1 million) and in Adults 18-49 by 93% (2.7/13 vs. 1.4/7).


Night 1 of ABC’s “JEOPARDY! GOAT” ranked No. 2 among all non-sports telecasts so far this season in Total Viewers, behind only NBC’s “The Golden Globes® Awards.” Excluding only Game 6 of Fox’s “2019 World Series,” “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” stood as the most-watched Tuesday telecast of the season, drawing a larger audience than every telecast of CBS’ “NCIS” and NBC’s “This Is Us.”


·      “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” grew to a 2.9 Adult 18-49 rating after 3 days of delayed viewing on linear and digital platforms.


“mixed-ish” (9:00-9:30 p.m. – 5.3 million and 1.2/6 in AD18-49):

On its first telecast of the year, ABC’s “mixed-ish” returned with a series high in Total Viewers, growing over its most recent telecast by 44% (5.3 million vs. 3.7 million) and hit a best-since-premiere rating among Adults 18-49 (since 9/24/19), improving over its last telecast by 50% (1.2/6 vs. 0.8/4).


“black-ish” (9:30-10:00 p.m. – 4.0 million and 1.0/5 in AD18-49):

Returning for its first telecast of 2020, ABC’s “black-ish” was up over its most recent telecast by 5% in Total Viewers (4.0 million vs. 3.8 million) to draw its biggest audience in 3 months and shot up by 25% among Adults 18-49 (1.0/5 vs. 0.8/4) to match its highest-rated telecast since its season premiere – since 9/24/19.


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+3 Day Program Ratings, 1/7/20.


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