September 9, 2015



The summer network season continued its quiet exit.

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.08 Sep

CBS:  A 2-hour ZOO had the same 1.0 rating as the NCIS rerun that preceded it, steady with last week.

ABC:  EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS left the stage at the same 0.6 as last week, midway between the reruns that aired before it.

NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT fell 0.3 to 2.0, and HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT held last week’s 1.3.

FOX:  ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER gained 0.2 to 0.7, the network’s highest rating of the night.

CW:  Reruns at 0.4/0.2.

Summer ends tonight for EXTANT, THE CARMICHAEL SHOW and LAST COMIC STANDING.  On cable, KEY & PEELE airs its series finale on Comedy Central, and FXX welcomes transferee YOU’RE THE WORST and the final season of THE LEAGUE.

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.08 Sep

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this afternoon early Thursday morning for detailed demographic ratings for top cable programs from this day. (A day later than normal because of the Labor Day holiday delays.)


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.