November 10, 2017

The Sked: Thursday Network Scorecard 11.9.2017


A very consistent night.

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.

Fast Demo 2017 Nov 09.THU

CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.7), YOUNG SHELDON (2.2) and LIFE IN PIECES (1.2) were all steady with last week.  MOM (1.5) gained 0.1, and SWAT (1.0) lost 0.1.

ABC:  The 300th episode of GREY’S ANATOMY rose 0.1 to 1.9, while SCANDAL and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER stayed as is at 1.1/0.9.

NBC:  THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL returned to the network with a preliminary 2.5, up 0.3 from the early number for the last CBS game 2 weeks ago.

FOX:  GOTHAM (0.9) and THE ORVILLE (1.0) remained where they were.

CW:  Things were unchanged for SUPERNATURAL (0.6) and ARROW (0.5).

ABC airs the finale of INHUMANS tonight, ridding itself of the low-rated series.

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

Fast Track 2017 Nov 09.THU

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top cable programs from this day.




About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on and In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."