December 30, 2014



The only original programming on any network last night was also the highest rated show.

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 2014 MON 29 Dec

CBS: MIKE & MOLLY aired a fresh half-hour last night, and it topped everything on the networks at 1.8.  The rest of the network’s night was led by the 2 BROKE GIRLS rerun at 1.3.

ABC:  A night of holiday and CASTLE retreads was headed by HAPPY NEW YEAR, CHARLIE BROWN, up 0.4 from last year to 1.5.

NBC:  A full evening of STATE OF AFFAIRS reruns rung out the old year at 0.6/0.5/0.5.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.5/0.4.

CW:  More reruns at 0.4/0.3.

CBS has this year’s edition of the KENNEDY CENTER HONORS tonight.  Both ABC and NBC go the rerun marathon route, respectively featuring trios of FOREVER and CHICAGO FIRE episodes.

CABLE RATINGS: Come back late today (Tuesday) for detailed demographic ratings for top Saturday & Sunday programs.  Monday cable will be available early tomorrow (Wednesday).



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.