January 24, 2020



A crossover helped re-launch the ABC line-up.

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:  STATION 19 began its season with a crossover, and its 1.2 was up 0.1 from its last premiere in September 2018.  Airing for the first time since November 21, GREY’S ANATOMY was up 0.1 to 1.4, and A MILLION LITTLE THINGS was steady at 0.8.

FOX:  LAST MAN STANDING held last week’s 0.8, and the premiere of OUTMATCHED was at 0.7.  DEPUTY dropped 0.1 to 0.5.

NBC:  SUPERSTORE (0.7), THE GOOD PLACE (0.6) and WILL & GRACE (0.5) were each up 0.1, and PERFECT HARMONY stayed at 0.3.  An SVU rerun was at 0.4.

CW:  SUPERNATURAL lost 0.1 to 0.2, and LEGACIES was steady at 0.2.

CBS:  The only new show of the night was a GAYLE KING GRAMMY SPECIAL at 0.4.  It was preceded by reruns at 0.4-0.7.


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.