September 16, 2019



Viewers still care about THE MASKED SINGER.

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.

NBC:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL had a preliminary 5.3, which was down 1.3 from last week’s early number, and also down 0.9 from 2018’s Week 2 preliminary rating.

FOX:  After late-afternoon football, a MASKED SINGER: SUPER SNEAK special was at 1.4 (although that may come down in finals).  Reruns followed at 0.8/0.6.

CBS:  60 MINUTES is currently up 0.4 to 1.1, although again that may be adjusted down.  BIG BROTHER was steady at 1.2, and then reruns were at 0.5/0.3.

ABC:  After a rerun AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS at 0.6, CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD was at 0.8, and THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.6) and TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.5) were each up 0.1.

CW:  A WARIGAMI special was at 0.1.

Tonight, DANCING WITH THE STARS returns to ABC, followed by a MAKING THE GIFT special featuring Beyonce, while FOX has the season finale of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.

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.