August 12, 2014



On a reality-heavy night, chefs came out on top.

Daily Comp 3way 2014 Mon Aug 11

FOX:  MASTERCHEF was down 0.2 from last week, but still won the night at 1.8.  MOTEL HELL lost 0.1 to 1.3.

CBS:  UNDER THE DOME dropped 0.1 from last week to tie its series low 1.5.  Prior to that, the night’s sitcom reruns were led by 2 BROKE GIRLS at 1.1.

NBC:  RUNNING WILD was up 0.1 to 1.5.  A clip episode of AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR was at 1.4, down half a point from last week’s regular episode.

ABC:  BACHELOR IN PARADISE held even at 1.4, and MISTRESSES was up 0.1 to 1.0.

CW:  Both the new and rerun episodes of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY were at 0.7, up 0.1 from last week for the original and up 0.2 for the rerun.

ABC has a Robin Williams retrospective special airing tonight at 10PM; otherwise it and NBC feature their regular summer Tuesday line-ups.  On ABCFamily, CHASING LIFE airs its season finale.


Demo Profile 2014 Mon Aug 11

The chart above goes beyond the adult 18-49 rating, adding other key advertiser sales demographics (adult 18-34 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares), and total viewership (ages 2 or more expressed in thousands of people).

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.