March 31, 2020



The bloom was off the crisis-related music special rose.

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 night started with a rerun CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD at 0.9.  A special 20/20 was at 0.8, and then the season finale of THE GOOD DOCTOR gained 0.1 to 1.1 (down 0.3 from the 2019 finale, which had a big lead-in from THE BACHELOR).

CBS:  After reruns at 0.5-0.7, the HOMEFEST music special was at 0.5, a full point below Sunday’s music special.

NBC:  THE VOICE (0.7) and MANIFEST (0.7) were steady.

FOX:  9-1-1 (1.3) and PRODIGAL SON (0.7) both lost 0.1.

CW:  A new and rerun WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY were at 0.2/0.2, and ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO dropped 0.1 to 0.1.

Tonight’s cable includes season finales of TBS’s MIRACLE WORKERS and USA’s THE BIGGEST LOSER.

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.