March 17, 2020


NOTE: Broadcast and Cable Nationals will be posted later today when available.

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:  AMERICAN IDOL aired a Monday episode at 1.2, down 0.1 from Sunday.  A special 20/20 was at 1.1.

CBS:  THE NEIGHBORHOOD (1.1) and BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA (0.9) were each up 0.2, while ALL RISE (0.7) and BULL (0.7) each gained 0.1.

NBC:  THE VOICE jumped half a point to 1.8, and MANIFEST was up 0.2 to 0.8.

FOX:  9-1-1 returned from  hiatus at 1.4, up half a point from last week’s 9-1-1: LONE STAR finale, and steady with its own last airing in December.  PRODIGAL SON was steady with its last new episode at 0.7.

CW:  SUPERNATURAL arrived on Mondays at 0.2, down 0.1 from its last Thursday airing.  The season premiere of ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO was at 0.2, down 0.1 from its Season 1 finale.

Tonight, the networks air their regular line-ups.

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.