January 6, 2020



The GOLDEN GLOBES were a bit tarnished.

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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.

NBC:  The preliminary 3.8 for The GOLDEN GLOBES was down 0.7 from last year’s early number, when it also had an NFL Playoffs lead-in. 

ABC:  AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS was steady at 0.7 with its last airing on December 8, KIDS SAY THE DARNEDEST THINGS gained 0.1 to 0.5, and SHARK TANK was steady with its 0.6 from December 1, with a rerun afterward at 0.4.

CBS:  60 MINUTES dropped 0.1 to 0.6 from its December 15 airing, GOD FRIENDED ME fell 0.5 to 0.4 compared to its December 8 episode, and NCIS: LA was down 0.2 to 0.5.  The night ended with a rerun at 0.3.

FOX:  After LAST MAN STANDING reruns at 0.3/0.4, THE SIMPSONS was down 0.1 to 0.6 compared to its last airing without an NFL lead-in on December 1, and FAMILY GUY was up 0.1 to 0.7.  Reruns followed at 0.5/0.3.

CW:  Reruns at 0.1/0.1.

Tonight’s returnees include ABC’s THE BACHELOR and NBC’s MANIFEST.

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

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top Friday cable programs. Saturday & Sunday cable ratings will be posted Tuesday morning.




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.