June 10, 2019



Hockey surpassed Broadway and game shows.

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.

CBS:  THE TONY AWARDS dropped 0.2 from last year’s edition to 0.8.  The night started with 60 MINUTES, up 0.1 to 0.6.

NBC:  Game 6 of the STANLEY CUP FINALS had a preliminary 1.9, up 0.4 from the early number for Thursday’s game.  A special DEAL OR NO DEAL began the night at 0.7.

ABC:  After 0.5 for a rerun AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, it was premiere night for the summer game shows.  CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD plunged 0.8 from last year’s premiere to 1.0, THE $100,000 PYRAMID dropped 0.3 to 0.9, and TO TELL THE TRUTH held at 0.8.

CW:  BURDEN OF TRUTH was steady at 0.1, followed by a SUPERNATURAL rerun at 0.1.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.2-0.5.

Tonight, ABC has Game 5 of the NBA FINALS, while HBO airs the season finale of GENTLEMAN JACK and GOOD WITCH returns to Hallmark.


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 Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on and In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."