January 17, 2020



A step back for DEPUTY.

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.

ABC:  After reruns at 0.5/0.4, the special THE LAST DAYS OF RICHARD PRYOR was at 0.6.

CBS:  YOUNG SHELDON (1.0) and THE UNICORN (0.6) were steady.  MOM dipped 0.1 to 0.7, and CAROL’S SECOND ACT held at 0.6.  EVIL gained 0.1 to 0.5.

NBC:  The entire line-up was down 0.1:  SUPERSTORE to 0.6, THE GOOD PLACE to 0.5, WILL & GRACE to 0.4, PERFECT HARMONY to 0.3, and SVU to 0.6.

FOX:  LAST MAN STANDING remained at 0.8, and DEPUTY dropped 0.1 to 0.6.

CW:  Airing for the first time since December 12, SUPERNATURAL was steady at 0.3, and LEGACIES was down 0.1 to 0.2.

AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE, FRESH OFF THE BOAT, CHARMED and DYNASTY return for the 2020 part of their seasons tonight.

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 cable programs from this day.




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.