February 18, 2020


NOTE: The FOX numbers below will drop somewhat in the official nationals because the fast affiliate-based nationals below contain viewing of the DAYTONA 500 until about 8:10PM ET in most of the country.

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 BACHELOR led the night, steady at 1.8, and THE GOOD DOCTOR held at 0.9.

NBC:  The cycle finale of AMERICA’S GOT TALENT rose 0.2 to 1.2, and MANIFEST was up 0.1 to 0.7.

CBS:  THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.9) and BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA (0.7) were steady.  ALL RISE (0.6) and BULL (0.6) each lost 0.1.

FOX:  As noted above, the current numbers are subject to adjustment.  9-1-1:  LONE STAR is up 0.2 to 1.2, and PRODIGAL SON is steady at 0.7.

CW:  ALL AMERICAN stayed at 0.3, followed by a BLACK LIGHTNING rerun at 0.1.

The broadcast networks air their regular line-ups tonight.

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 WEDNESDAY afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top Monday cable programs, a day later than normal because of the Presidents Day 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.