October 20, 2015



BLINDSPOT got a taste of what happens when its THE VOICE lead-in drops.

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

Demo Profile 2015 Oct Mon.19

NBC:  THE VOICE fell 0.3 to 3.0, and BLINDSPOT dropped 0.4 to 2.1, which answered the question (for now, anyway) of what would happen if BLINDSPOT, like THE BLACKLIST, were moved from its cozy post-VOICE slot.

CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY lost 0.2 to 3.7, yet LIFE IN PIECES grew by 0.3 to 2.1, and even though those numbers may shift this afternoon, it’s still the closest to a sign of life PIECES has shown.  SCORPION edged up 0.1 to 1.8, and NCIS LA rose 0.2 to 1.3.

ABC:  DANCING WITH THE STARS gained 0.2 to 1.9, while CASTLE held at 1.1.

FOX:  GOTHAM dropped 0.2 to 1.3, and MINORITY REPORT played out the string, down 0.1 to 0.6.

CW:  The network was preempted in NY for MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, so those 0.1 increases for CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND and JANE THE VIRGIN (to 0.4/0.5) may not survive the day. 

PUBLIC MORALS concludes its season–and probably its run–on TNT tonight with a 2-hour finale, and STITCHERS makes a Halloween season return to ABCFamily.

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

Daily 3way 2015 Oct Mon.19

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.