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TV Ratings: ‘This Is Us’ Dips a Little, Still Wins Tuesday

This Is Us” dipped a little in the ratings from last week, but still came out on top on Tuesday night.

The NBC drama scored a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49 and 7.2 million total viewers, down a meager 6% on last week. Coupled with its lead-in “The Voice,” which came second with a 1.5 and 8.4 million total viewers, “This Is Us” helped NBC to a comfortable win overall. “New Amsterdam” bookended the night for the Peacock with a 0.8 and 5.3 million total viewers.

Meanwhile over on Fox, “Empire” also slid by a 0.1 ratings point to a 0.8, continuing its run of series lows. In total viewership, the Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard show was down a fraction week-to-week at around 2.9 million. “The Resident” was even on last week with a 0.7.

“NCIS” was once again the most watched show on the night over on CBS, garnering just under 11 million sets of eyeballs. “FBI” followed it up with a 0.8 rating, and its “New Orleans” spinoff scored a 0.7.

On The CW, returned for season 6 to a 0.6 rating and 1.6 million total viewers, roughly in line with its averages from last season. The other show on the network last night we a re-run of the “Batwoman” premiere from Sunday.

Over on ABC, “Bless This Mess” was the only show up on last week, gaining 14% to a 0.8 rating and 3.9 million total viewers. “Black-ish” and its spinoff “Mixed-ish” were both even at a 0.7.  Both “The Conners” and “Emergence” dropped by a 0.1 ratings point to a 1.1 and a 0.5 respectively.

CBS came second in the overall rankings for the night behind NBC with a 0.9 average rating, followed by Fox with a 0.8, then ABC with a 0.7 and The CW with a 0.5.

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