June 21, 2016



BRAINDEAD is living up to the second half of its title.

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 2016 Jun MON.20

CBS:  A new episode of BRAINDEAD was outrated by the 0.7-0.8 reruns that preceded it, falling 0.2 from last week’s premiere to a tenuous 0.5.

NBC:  AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR slipped 0.1 to 1.8, but SPARTAN underlined the compatibility of the night by holding at 1.5.

ABC:  THE BACHELORETTE was the night’s highest-rated show, returning after an NBA Finals break at a steady 2.0.  MISTRESSES remained at 0.8.

FOX:  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE lost 0.1 to 0.8, and HOUDINI & DOYLE held at 0.4.

CW:  REIGN gained 0.1 to 0.3 for its season finale.  Both the new and rerun WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY episodes were at 0.3, the same as last week.

PERSON OF INTEREST wraps up its run tonight.  On cable, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS returns to Freeform, and OWN unveils its most ambitious scripted original to date, the serialized drama GREENLEAF. 

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

Fast Track 2016 Jun MON.20

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.