July 31, 2017



Not much of note.

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 Jul 30.SUN


ABC:  After reruns of AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.7) and CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (0.8), FUNDERDOME held at 0.8, and THE $100,000 PYRAMID dropped 0.1 to 0.7.

CBS:  60 MINUTES lost 0.1 to 0.6, BIG BROTHER easily took the night with a steady 1.8, and CANDY CRUSH rose 0.1 to 0.6 (at least in these preliminary numbers).  The night ended with a 0.4 rerun of NCIS: LA.

NBC:  SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY remained at the 0.5 it had last week in the 9PM slot (up 0.1 from its last 7PM airing).  It was followed by reruns of THE WALL (0.5) and AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.6).

FOX:  AMERICAN GRIT stayed at 0.4.  It was preceded by comedy reruns at 0.3-0.5.

Tonight, CW’s HOOTEN & THE LADY quietly moves to Mondays, FOX’s SUPERHUMAN ends its season, and CBS debuts the newsmagazine CBSN: ON ASSIGNMENT.

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

Fast Track 2017 Jul 30.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.