February 24, 2020



THE ROOKIE returned from hiatus.

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.

ABC:  AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS rose 0.2 to 1.0, and AMERICAN IDOL dipped 0.1 to 1.4.  THE ROOKIE aired for the first time since December, up 0.2 to 0.8.

CBS:  60 MINUTES gained 0.2 to 0.8, GOD FRIENDED ME rose 0.1 to 0.6, NCIS: LA was steady at 0.6, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS was up 0.1 to 0.6.

NBC:  After a rerun AMERICA’S GOT TALENT at 0.4, ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST climbed 0.1 to 0.5, and GOOD GIRLS held at 0.4.

FOX:  After a rerun LEGO MASTERS at 0.4, THE SIMPSONS lost 0.1 to 0.6, DUNCANVILLE stayed at 0.5, BOB’S BURGERS gained 0.1 to 0.7, and FAMILY GUY remained at 0.6.

CW:  BATWOMAN (0.2) and SUPERGIRL (0.2) were steady.

Tonight, new cycles begin for NBC’s THE VOICE and LITTLE BIG SHOTS.

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.