August 2, 2016

SHOWBUZZDAILY Monday Network Scorecard – 8.1.2016


THE BACHELORETTE had a steady finale.

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 follows the chart.

Fast Demo 2016 Aug MON.01

ABC:  THE BACHELORETTE’s 2.5 finale and the AFTER THE FINAL ROSE after-show’s 2.3 held with the 2015 editions. 

NBC:  AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR remained at last week’s 1.6, and RUNNING WILD had its season premiere at 1.1.


CW:  As CW reruns go, the 0.4/0.5 for the start of the network’s airing of SUPERGIRL’s CBS episodes wasn’t at all bad, and creates a promising base for the new episodes next fall.

CBS:  Reruns, led by MOM at 0.8.

ABC has BACHELOR IN PARADISE tonight, followed by a special Tuesday MISTRESSES, while FOX airs the season finale of COUPLED.  On cable, AMC serves the final meal for FEED THE BEAST.

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

The Comparisons chart will return next week.  

COMING SATURDAY: Complete coverage of Summer Olympics ratings from Rio, starting with audience estimates for Friday night’s Opening Ceremony.

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.