March 27, 2020



The night’s season finales didn’t overperform.

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 gained 0.1 to 1.2, while GREY’S ANATOMY lost 0.2 to 1.3.  The season finale of A MILLION LITTLE THINGS was steady at 0.7 (down 0.4 from the 2019 finale).

NBC:  SUPERSTORE was steady at 0.9 (contrary to the chart for last week below), and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE held at 0.7.  INDEBTED aired back-to-back episodes at 0.4/0.3, compared to last week’s 0.5.  SVU aired its first new episode since February 27, up 0.1 to 0.7.

FOX:  LAST MAN STANDING slipped 0.1 to 0.8.  The season finales of OUTMATCHED (0.6) and DEPUTY (0.6) were steady.

CW:  KATY KEENE stayed at 0.1, and LEGACIES (not a season finale, but the last available completed episode for now) held at 0.2.

CBS:  Reruns at 0.5-0.8.

Tonight, Syfy premieres the drama VAGRANT QUEEN.

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.