June 5, 2017



Megyn Kelly’s much-hyped NBC debut was muted.

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.

Fast Demo 2017 Jun 04.SUN


ABC:  The preliminary rating for Game 2 of the NBA FINALS was 5.7, down 0.2 from Thursday’s Game 1, but up 0.2 from 2016’s Game 2.

NBC:  SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY debuted at 0.8, which isn’t much of a number, but managed to be 0.2 higher than 60 MINUTES.  In the 25-54 “news demo,” SUNDAY  NIGHT’s lead was a bit wider, 1.2 vs 0.9.  Afterwards, a 3-hour AMERICAN NINJA WARRIORS special was at 1.1.

CBS:  60 MINUTES was steady with last week, albeit at a low 0.6.  Drama reruns followed at 0.3-0.5.

FOX:  Sitcom reruns at 0.3-0.6.

FOX’s GOTHAM airs its 2-hour season finale tonight, while DAYTIME DIVAS premieres on E!, and SHADOWHUNTERS and STITCHERS return to Freeform.


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

Fast Track 2017 Jun 04.SUN

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.