March 21, 2017



Some good news for ABC.

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.

Fast Demo 2017 Mar.20 MON


ABC:  DANCING WITH THE STARS premiered at 2.0, up 0.2 from last March’s premiere.  The somewhat rebooted QUANTICO returned with its first airing since February 20, and it was up 0.1 to 0.8.

NBC:  THE VOICE slipped 0.2 to 2.4, and TAKEN was also down 0.2 to 1.0.

CBS:  Not a great night for the sitcoms, as KEVIN CAN WAIT fell 0.2 to 1.1, and MAN WITH A PLAN, SUPERIOR DONUTS and 2 BROKE GIRLS were all down 0.1 to 1.0.  SCORPION was steady at 1.1.

FOX:  24: LEGACY dropped 0.2 to a series low 0.8, and APB stayed at 0.7.

CW:  SUPERGIRL returned from a week off down 0.1 to 0.6, and JANE THE VIRGIN was back after 2 weeks, steady at 0.3.

Tonight’s primetime features the musical crossover between SUPERGIRL and THE FLASH on CW.

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

Fast Track 2017 Mar.20 MON

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.