April 22, 2015



A soft ratings night for everyone.

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.

Demo Profile 2015 TUE.21 Apr


NBC:  THE VOICE led the night at 2.5, steady with last week.  UNDATEABLE dropped 0.2 to 1.3, and ONE BIG HAPPY held at 1.1.  CHICAGO FIRE was down 0.4 to 1.6 from its last new episode, but that one had the advantage of a VOICE lead-in.

ABC:  FRESH OFF THE BOAT stayed at 1.5, and REPEAT AFTER ME rose 0.1 to 1.1.  AGENTS OF SHIELD dropped 0.1 to 1.5.  FOREVER had an extra 0.1 at 1.0.

FOX:  HELL’S KITCHEN fell 0.2 to 1.1, then after a 0.6 NEW GIRL rerun, WEIRD LONERS dropped 0.1 to 0.5.

CW:  THE FLASH slowed by 0.2 to 1.2, and IZOMBIE slipped 0.1 to 0.7.

CBS:  After NCIS and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS reruns at 1.0/1.1, a new episode of CSI: CYBER aired at 1.2.

All the networks are new tonight.  Cable features the season finales of FX’s THE AMERICANS and BBCAmerica’s BROADCHURCH.


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

Daily Comp 3way 2015 TUE.21 Apr

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.