July 12, 2017



Baseball’s ALL-STAR GAME rose, but not enough to win the night.

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 Jul 11.TUE


FOX:  The MLB ALL-STAR GAME was up 0.2 from last year’s preliminary rating to 2.2.  Last year, the game adjusted up 0.2 in finals.

NBC:  Despite the heavy competition, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT lost just 0.1 from its last airing 2 weeks ago to 2.4, and WORLD OF DANCE was also down 0.1 to 1.7.

ABC:  Sitcom reruns at 0.5-0.6.

CBS:  Procedural reruns at 0.5-0.6.

CW:  Reruns, all at 0.2.

Tonight, ABC continues its policy of airing THE ESPYS on the company’s broadcast network rather than ESPN.  Meanwhile, the swollen ranks of Wednesday scripted summer originals grow some more, with the arrivals of CBS’s SALVATION, Tru’s I’M SORRY and the return of USA’s SUITS.

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

Fast Cable 2017 Jul 11.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."