September 6, 2015

Ratings Delays Due to Labor Day

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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The Labor Day holiday will cause delays for daily national ratings (cable and broadcast finals) this week.  This is how the week’s ratings should roll out after the holiday.  We will update these times if anything changes.

  • Friday Sep 4 nationals rescheduled to Tuesday Sep 8 at 1 pm PT (normally Monday afternoon)
  • Saturday Sep 5 nationals rescheduled to Wednesday Sep 9 at 6 am PT (normally Tuesday morning)
  • Sunday Sep 6 nationals rescheduled to Wednesday Sep 9 at 6 am PT (normally Tuesday morning)
  • Monday Sep 7 nationals rescheduled to Wednesday Sep 9 at 1 pm PT (normally Tuesday afternoon)
  • Tuesday Sep 8 nationals scheduled for Thursday Sep 10 at 6 am PT (normally Wednesday afternoon)
  • Wednesday Sep 9 nationals scheduled for Thursday Sep 10 at 1 pm PT*
  • Thursday Sep 10 nationals scheduled for Friday Sep 11 at 1 pm PT*

* denotes normal release schedule

As usual, the “fast affiliate nationals” will continue to be released each morning at 8 am PT for the previous night’s preliminary prime time ratings on the broadcast networks.


About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.