Ratings: “This Is Us” Posts Viewership High, Best Demo Rating Since Week 3

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NBC’s “This Is Us” continues to deliver impressive ratings. Tuesday’s episode posted the show’s best adults 18-49 rating since week three.

The live+same-day viewership sum, meanwhile, ranks as a new series high.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Tuesday’s “This Is Us” drew a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating and 10.56 million total viewers. The numbers best the 2.4 rating and 9.00 million viewer sum garnered by last week’s episode.

From a L+SD standpoint, this week’s episode was the most-watched “This Is Us” yet and only the second to draw over 10 million viewers (following the series premiere). Only that premiere (2.8) and the October 11 episode (2.8) fared better among adults 18-49.

“This Is Us” again ranked as Tuesday’s #1 show in adults 18-49.

NBC led into “This Is Us” with “The Voice” (1.9, 10.60 million). It led out of “This Is Us” with “Chicago Fire” (1.7, 8.02 million).

Written by Brian Cantor

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