March 27, 2019



A mostly dreary night.

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:d  After a steady 1.2 for ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES, THIS IS US dropped 0.1 to a series low 1.6, and THE VILLAGE was down 0.1 from last week’s premiere to 0.7.

ABC:  THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT lost 0.1 to 0.6, while AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.8), BLACK-ISH (0.6), SPLITTING UP TOGETHER (0.6) and THE ROOKIE (0.7) were all steady.

CBS:  The line-up returned from a rerun week, with NCIS (1.1), FBI (0.9) and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (0.7) all steady.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF JR (0.7) and MENTAL SAMURAI (0.6) each dropped 0.1.

CW:  With a rerun of THE FLASH at a 0.2 lead-in, ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO fell 0.1 to 0.2.

Tonight’s premieres include CW’s JANE THE VIRGIN, CBS’s MILLION DOLLAR MILE, and on cable, FX’s WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS and Syfy’s HAPPY!.

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.