December 17, 2019



NOTE: Several networks had MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL preemptions in local markets, so there may be a variance in afternoon finals.

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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.

ABC:  THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT was steady at 0.7, and a LIFE AFTER DARTH special was at 0.4.

CBS:  Currently, THE NEIGHBORHOOD is steady at 0.9, BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA is up 0.1 to 0.8, ALL RISE is up 0.2 to 0.7, and BULL is at 0.7.

NBC:  THE VOICE gained 0.1 to 1.3, and a HOLIDAY WITH THE HOUGHS special was at 0.7.

FOX:  NICK CANNON’S HIT VIRAL VIDEOS was at 0.4, followed by a rerun PRODIGAL SON at 0.2.

CW:  After a rerun PENN & TELLER: FOOL US at 0.2, a GREATEST HOLIDAY COMMERCIALS special was at 0.1.

Tonight, THE VOICE finishes its fall cycle.

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

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top cable programs from this day.




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.