September 1, 2015



Things cooled down for BACHELOR IN PARADISE last night.

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 Mon.31 Aug 2015

NBC:  AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR shot up by a point from last week’s clip show to 2.3, and RUNNING WILD was up 0.4 to 1.3.

ABC:  BACHELOR IN PARADISE fell by 0.3 to 1.5, while the AFTER PARADISE post-show was steady at 1.0.  The finale of THE WHISPERS gamed 0.1 to 0.7.

FOX:  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE shed 0.1 to 0.8.

CW:  PENN & TELLER: FOOL US is currently up 0.1 to 0.6, WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY is up 0.3 to 0.7, and SIGNIFICANT MOTHER is up 0.1 to 0.3, but the consistency of those increases suggests possible sports preemptions on local stations that may mean adjustments this afternoon.

Tonight’s season finales include MTV’s SCREAM and FX’s TYRANT, as well as the midseason finale of TNT’s RIZZOLI & ISLES.

COMPARISONS TO SIMILAR NIGHTS: Preliminary adult 18-49 ratings versus the same night last year and same night last week. 3way Mon.31 Aug 2015



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.