August 6, 2018



A new CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD didn’t lift the rest of ABC’s line-up.

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.

ABC:  CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD returned from a rerun week down 0.1 to 1.0, but although that was up 0.2 from last week’s rerun, THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.8) and TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.7) were steady.  The night started with a rerun of AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS at 0.7.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER remained at 1.5, preceded by a 60 MINUTES rerun at 0.7, and followed by procedural reruns at 0.4/0.4.

NBC:  After reruns of MAKING IT at 0.3 and AMERICA’S GOT TALENT at 0.7, SHADES OF BLUE lost 0.1 to 0.4.

FOX:  The IHEARTCOUNTRY FESTIVAL SPECIAL was at 0.4, after a rerun of ONE STRANGE ROCK at 0.2.

ABC’s THE BACHELORETTE ends its season tonight.  AMC has the season premiere of BETTER CALL SAUL, and the series premiere of LODGE 49.

COMPARISONS TO SIMILAR NIGHTS: Preliminary adult 18-49 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.