September 7, 2015



The holiday weekend made for a tepid evening.

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.

Demo Profile 2015 SUN.06 Sep

ABC:  Sandwiched between 0.4s for reruns of AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS and CASTLE, BACHELOR IN PARADISE fell 0.3 to 1.0.

CBS:  60 MINUTES started the night at 0.7, down 0.4 from last week.  BIG BROTHER dropped 0.6 to 1.6, which still towered over the 0.4/0.5 reruns that followed.

NBC:  The night’s NASCAR coverage has a preliminary 1.1.

FOX:  Reruns, topped by 0.8 for FAMILY GUY.

BACHELOR IN PARADISE and RUNNING WILD finish their summers tonight.  On cable, VH1’s hit LOVE & HIP-HOP franchise shifts locales from Atlanta to Hollywood.

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

Daily Comp 3way 2015 SUN.06 Sep

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this Tuesday afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top Friday cable programs. Saturday & Sunday cable ratings will be posted Tuesday Wednesday morning. (A day later than normal because of the Labor Day holiday delays.)


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.