December 18, 2019



A sizable drop for the fall finale of THE VOICE.

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.

NBC:  After a clip show at 1.0, the fall finale of THE VOICE was at 1.3, up 0.1 from last week but down 0.4 from the December 2018 finale.

CBS:  Airing new episodes for the first time since November 26, NCIS (1.0) and FBI (0.8) were each down 0.1, while NCIS: NEW ORLEANS gained 0.1 to 0.9.

FOX:  Returning from a week off, THE RESIDENT dropped 0.1 to 0.7, and EMPIRE was steady at 0.7.

CW:  A DOGS OF THE YEAR special was at 0.2, followed by a rerun of ARROW at 0.1.

ABC:  A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS ran for the 2nd time in 2 weeks, and at 1.1 it was up 0.1 from its last airing.  More reruns followed at 0.3-0.8.

Tonight’s fall finales include CBS’s SURVIVOR and FOX’s THE MASKED SINGER.


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.