April 13, 2018



A stable night, which may get even more so with afternoon adjustments.

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 Apr 12.THU


ABC:  GREY’S ANATOMY is currently down 0.1 to 1.6, while STATION 19 (1.0) and SCANDAL (0.9) were steady.

CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY is down 0.1 to 2.3, and YOUNG SHELDON held at 1.9.  MOM rose 0.1 to 1.4, and LIFE IN PIECES climbed 0.2 to 1.1.  SWAT gained 0.1 to 0.9.

NBC:  SUPERSTORE (0.8) and AP BIO (0.6) were steady.  With an 0.5 WILL & GRACE rerun as lead-in, CHAMPIONS lost 0.1 to 0.4.  CHICAGO FIRE held at 1.0.

FOX:  GOTHAM remained at 0.7, and SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO rose 0.1 to 0.7.

CW:  SUPERNATURAL (0.5) and ARROW (0.4) were both up 0.1.

The action tonight is on cable, where Cinemax premieres its backwards mystery RELLIK and HBO launches WYATT CENAC’S PROBLEM AREAS.

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

Fast Track 2018 Apr 12.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.