March 9, 2018



NBC’s new sitcom didn’t change much.

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 2018 Mar 08.THU

NBC:  SUPERSTORE rose 0.2 to 1.1, and AP BIO was up 0.1 to 0.8.  After WILL & GRACE stayed steady at 1.1, CHAMPIONS debuted at 0.8, which was up 0.1 from the 9:30PM AP BIO episode last week.  CHICAGO FIRE, concluding a Dick Wolf crossover, gained 0.2 to 1.3.

ABC:  Without last week’s special event content, GREY’S ANATOMY fell 0.3 to 1.7, SCANDAL was down 0.1 to 1.1, and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER lost 0.2 to 0.9.

CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.6) and YOUNG SHELDON (2.2) were both up 0.1.  MOM stayed at 1.5, and LIFE IN PIECES gained 0.1 to 1.2.  SWAT climbed 0.2 to 1.0.

FOX:  GOTHAM dropped 0.1 to 0.7, and SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO held at 0.6.

CW:  SUPERNATURAL shed 0.1 to 0.5, and ARROW held at 0.4.

Tonight, CW’s DYNASTY moves into its new Friday 8PM home.

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

Fast Track 2018 Mar 08.THU

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.