April 4, 2018



ROSEANNE is still a monster.

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 03.TUE

ABC:  While down a not-inconsiderable 1.3 (25%) from last week’s premiere, ROSEANNE was again the biggest thing on broadcast TV at 3.9.  Airing for the first time with that huge lead-in, THE MIDDLE jumped 0.8 from its last airing to 2.2.  BLACK-ISH lost 1.1 from last week, but at 1.5 it was above its season average.  SPLITTING UP TOGETHER remained solid, down 0.7 to 1.4.  FOR THE PEOPLE slipped 0.1 to 0.8.

NBC:  THE VOICE (1.8), RISE (0.9), and CHICAGO MED (1.1) were all up 0.1.

CBS:  NCIS held at 1.3, BULL was up 0.1 to 1.2, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS stayed at 0.9.

FOX:  After 0.5 for a LETHAL WEAPON rerun, LA TO VEGAS rose 0.1 to 0.7, and THE MICK held at 0.7.

CW:  Following a rerun of THE FLASH at 0.2, BLACK LIGHTNING was steady at 0.5.

LIFE SENTENCE airs its final Wednesday episode tonight, before being carted off to Fridays. 

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

Fast Track 2018 Apr 03.TUE

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top cable programs from this day.




About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on and In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."