January 16, 2018



A good night for the networks.

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age of 2).

Ratings analysis and comparisons follow the chart.

Fast Demo 2018 Jan 15.MON

CW:  SUPERGIRL aired for the first time since December 4, and it gained 0.1 to 0.6.  VALOR held at 0.2.

FOX:  The 2-hour season finale of THE GIFTED rose 0.3 from its last airing on New Year’s Day to 1.0.

CBS:  The line-up aired for the first time since December 18, with positive results.  KEVIN CAN WAIT rose 0.2 to 1.3, while MAN WITH A PLAN (1.2), SUPERIOR DONUTS (1.1) and 9JKL (1.0) were all up 0.3.  SCORPION climbed 0.1 to 0.9.

ABC:  THE BACHELOR jumped 0.4 to 1.8, and THE GOOD DOCTOR was up 0.1 to 1.7.

NBC:  THE WALL (1.2), BETTER LATE THAN NEVER  (1.0), and THE BRAVE (0.7) were each up 0.2.

CW’s BLACK LIGHTNING makes its debut tonight after the midseason premiere of THE FLASH.

COMPARISONS TO SIMILAR NIGHTS: Preliminary adult 18-49 ratings versus the same night last year and same night last week.

Fast Track 2018 Jan 15.MON

CABLE RATINGS: Come back Wednesday afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top Monday cable programs, later than usual due to the MLK holiday.




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.