April 26, 2017



GREAT NEWS had a moderately promising start.

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 2017 Apr 25.TUE

NBC:  After a steady 1.8 for THE VOICE, GREAT NEWS debuted with 1.2/1.0 episodes, a bit better than TRIAL & ERROR had been doing in the slot.  CHICAGO FIRE aired its first new episode in 3 weeks and held at 1.3.

CW:  THE FLASH returned from a month off up 0.1 to 1.0, which helped IZOMBIE gain 0.1 to 0.4.

CBS:  Reruns of NCIS and BULL at 0.7/0.8 served as lead-ins to the new 48 HOURS: NCIS at 0.7.

ABC:  IMAGINARY MARY had a trio of 0.8 reruns as lead-ins, and it dropped 0.1 to a matching 0.8.  AGENTS OF SHIELD fell 0.2 to 0.6.

FOX:  BROOKLYN NINE-NINE stayed at 0.7, and THE MICK returned from a rerun week at a steady 0.8.  PRISON BREAK remained at 0.9.

ARROW and THE 100 return from hiatus tonight.

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

Fast Track 2017 Apr 25.TUE

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.