Ratings: ‘The Voice’ Premiere Is the Top Entertainment Telecast of the Season, but Down 29% From 2019’s Start

Tony Maglio
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“The Voice” returned on Monday to hand NBC a primetime ratings win — and to remind all of us just how much difference a year can make. While last night’s Season 19 premiere of “The Voice” was this season’s most-watched entertainment telecast thus far, it was -29% in key-demo ratings from last fall’s start. Led by “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC was No. 2 on the night. Due to the nature of live sports, the below Nielsen numbers for Fox’s primetime kickoff should be considered subject to significant adjustment. Also Read: Ratings: Leslie Jones' 'Supermarket Sweep' Revival Has a Pretty Grand Opening NBC was first in ratings with a 1.0 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. posted a 1.2/6 and 8 million viewers. “The Weakest Link” at 10 received a 0.8/5 and 4.3 million viewers. ABC was second in ratings with a 0.8/5 and in viewers with 5.1 million.”Dancing With the Stars” from 8-10 averaged a 1.0/5 and 6.1 million viewers. At 10, “Emergency Call” had a 0.5/3 and 3 million viewers. Fox was third in ratings...

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