March 2, 2020



The shifts were mostly downward.

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:  After 0.8 for a rerun AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, AMERICAN IDOL dropped 0.1 to 1.3, and THE ROOKIE was down 0.1 to 0.7.

CBS:  60 MINUTES gained 0.1 to 0.9, and GOD FRIENDED ME was steady at 0.6.  NCIS: LA rose 0.1 to 0.7, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS lost 0.1 to 0.5.

NBC:  The timeslot premiere of LITTLE BIG SHOTS (preceded by a rerun at 0.4), was down 0.3 from Monday’s airing to 0.5.  ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST dropped 0.1 to 0.4, and GOOD GIRLS held at 0.4.

FOX:  After reruns at 0.4/0.4, THE SIMPSONS (0.6), DUNCANVILLE (0.4), BOB’S BURGERS (0.6) and FAMILY GUY (0.5) were all down 0.1.

CW:  Reruns at 0.1/0.1.

Tonight, AMC’s DISPATCHES FROM ELSEWHERE moves to its regular timeslot, and the FX platforms begin a busy week with the premiere of BREEDERS.

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.