January 16, 2020



Solid wins for NBC’s CHICAGO block.

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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.

ABC:  THE GOLDBERGS and SCHOOLED aired for the first time since December 11, with GOLDBERGS down 0.1 to 0.7, and SCHOOLED steady at 0.6.  Compared to last week, MODERN FAMILY (absent a JEOPARDY lead-in) plunged 0.6 to 0.9, SINGLE PARENTS was down 0.3 to 0.6, and STUMPTOWN lost 0.1 to 0.4.

CBS:  UNDERCOVER BOSS (0.7) and CRIMINAL MINDS (0.7) were steady.  SWAT aired for the first time since December 11, and held at 0.6.

NBC:  CHICAGO MED (1.2), CHICAGO FIRE (1.2) and CHICAGO PD (1.1) were all up 0.1.

FOX:  FLIRTY DANCING gained 0.1 to 0.4, and ALMOST FAMILY stayed at 0.3.

CW:  THE CW DOG HONORS was at 0.1, and NANCY DREW’s first airing since December 11 was down 0.1 to 0.1.

Tonight, ABC airs THE LAST DAYS OF RICHARD PRYOR, and on cable, Freeform premieres EVERYTHING’S GONNA BE FINE.

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

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.