May 5, 2015



GOTHAM’s season finale roused some interest.

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 MON.4 May

FOX:  The GOTHAM season finale climbed 0.2 to 1.7, but then THE FOLLOWING lost 0.1 to 1.1.

CBS:  DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE IN TELEVISION had a modest 1.5 rating.  Earlier, 2 BROKE GIRLS stayed at its series low 1.6, and MIKE & MOLLY fell 0.2 to a new low 1.5.  The night’s  BIG BANG THEORY rerun was at 1.5.

NBC:  THE VOICE dropped 0.3 to 2.3, which put it down 0.7 from the parallel night last year.  THE NIGHT SHIFT gained 0.1 to 1.3 (at least in preliminary numbers).

ABC:  After DANCING WITH THE STARS lost 0.1 to 1.9, CASTLE held at 1.4.

CW:  THE ORIGINALS was steady at 0.5, and JANE THE VIRGIN rose 0.1 to 0.5.

Tonight’s sweeps event is a live 1-hour episode of UNDATEABLE.  In addition, there are season finales for NEW GIRL, WEIRD LONERS, FOREVER and PERSON OF INTEREST.

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

Daily Comp 3way 2015 MON.4 May

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.