January 15, 2020



The JEOPARDY finale dipped a bit.

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:  What turned out to be the finale of JEOPARDY! THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME dropped 0.3 to 1.9.  MIXED-ISH fell 0.4 to 0.7, BLACK-ISH lost 0.3 to 0.5, and EMERGENCE was down 0.2 to 0.3.

NBC:  After an ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES that was steady with last week’s 8PM 1.0, THIS IS US aired for the first time since November 19 and was down 0.1 to 1.4.  NEW AMSTERDAM, which just received a 3-season renewal, held at 0.8.

CW:  The final episodes of CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS (technically episodes of ARROW and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW) were at 0.5/0.5, down 0.1 from the previous chapter on December 10.

CBS:  NCIS was steady at 1.0, FBI slipped 0.1 to 0.8, and FBI: MOST WANTED stayed at 0.8.

FOX:  THE RESIDENT remained at 0.7, and 24 HOURS TO HELL & BACK lost 0.1 to 0.6.

Tonight, 68 WHISKEY premieres on Paramount Network, and CW’s NANCY DREW resumes its season.


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.