March 10, 2020



The 2-part THE BACHELOR season finale started big.

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 Monday finale of THE BACHELOR was at 2.1, up 0.3 from last week and down 0.2 from the 2019 Monday finale.  THE GOOD DOCTOR rose 0.1 to 0.9.

CBS:  Returning from 2 weeks of reruns, THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.9) and BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA (0.7) were steady, ALL RISE lost 0.1 to 0.5, and BULL was up 0.1 to 0.7.

NBC:  THE VOICE dropped 0.2 to 1.3, and MANIFEST was down 0.1 to 0.6.

FOX:  The season finale of 9-1-1: LONE STAR was at 0.9/0.9, steady with last week’s episode.

CW:  On season finale night, ALL AMERICAN was at 0.2 (down 0.1 from last week and steady with the 2019 finale), and BLACK LIGHTNING was at 0.2 (steady with last week and 2019).

Tonight, THE BACHELOR concludes its season with a Tuesday edition.

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.