February 1, 2019



WILL & GRACE returned from a nearly 2-month break.

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:  THE TITAN GAMES dropped 0.1 to 1.1.  BROOKLYN NINE-NINE lost 0.1 from last week to 0.8, then WILL & GRACE returned up 0.1 from its December 6 airing to 0.8.  SVU held at its last original’s 0.9.

ABC:  GREY’S ANATOMY rose 0.1 to 1.7, and both A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (1.1) and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (0.6) were steady.

CBS:  Returning from a rerun week, THE BIG BANG THEORY was up 0.1 to 2.4, and YOUNG SHELDON rose 0.2 to 1.9.  MOM climbed 0.1 to 1.3, and FAM was at 1.0 compared to last week’s 1.0/0.8.  SWAT remained at 0.9 after 2 weeks off.

FOX:  GOTHAM gained 0.1 to 0.7, and THE ORVILLE was steady at 0.7.

CW:  The newly-renewed SUPERNATURAL (0.4) and LEGACIES (0.3) stayed at last week’s numbers.

The networks have their regular line-ups in place 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.