Final Season of "This Is Us" Concludes Tuesday Rankings, Duo "FBI" Surges

TV Ratings Tuesday, March 24: 'This Is Us' Finale, 'FBI' Crossover

TV Ratings Tuesday, March 24: 'This Is Us' Finale, 'FBI' Crossover

CBS' complete lineup hit or tied season highs in each whole viewers and adults 18-49 as widespread stay-at-home mandates throughout the coronavirus pandemic proceed to drive viewing. That represents a 21% rankings bump from the penultimate episode, and exclusively a 4% drop from the season three finale.

The dramatic season 4 finale of "This Is Us" delivered plenty of surprises as well as strong ratings numbers for NBC.

Tuesday night's episode scored a 1.7 rating among adults 18-49, its highest mark since October 2019, and 7.9 million total viewers, matching the premiere for a season high.

While "This Is Us" finished its fourth season Tuesday as the night's highest-rated show, the Dan Fogelman-created series dipped a bit from last spring's Season 3 finale. The debut of Council of Dads (0.7 in 18-49, 3.95 million viewers) was in step with New Amsterdam's demo common for the season. The crossover was undoubtedly helped by a powerful "NCIS" lead-in, which scored a 1.three score and a large 13.1 million viewers, simply a season excessive when it comes to viewers.

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At 8 p.m., "The Conners" hit a 1.1/5 and 6.4 million viewers. Bless This Mess (0.7, 4.08 million), Combined-ish (0.6, 2.99 million), Black-ish (0.6, 2.64 million) and For Life (0.6, 2.Four million) have been regular. The Resident was also even with last week's demo number with 0.8 but declined a little in viewers to 4.43 million (still above its same-day average). The network aired only reruns.

Tuesday's broadcast additionally won the night in adults 18-49.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.1/5 and first in viewers with 11 million. Fox (0.8) edged ABC (0.7) for third place. Univision averaged 0.5, adopted by Telemundo with 0.Four and The CW with 0.1.

The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our daily-ish ratings column do not reflect a show's overall performance, given the increases in delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms.

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