December 13, 2018



A night of fall finales. 

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 slipped 0.1 to 1.1, and AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE gained 0.1 to 1.0.  MODERN FAMILY (1.4) and SINGLE PARENTS (0.9) were each up 0.1.  A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (which will be moving to Thursdays after the holidays) held at 0.7.

CBS:  SURVIVOR remained at 1.5, while SEAL TEAM rose 0.2 to 1.0, and CRIMINAL MINDS was up 0.1 to 0.8.

CW:  RIVERDALE (0.4) and ALL AMERICAN (0.2) were steady.

NBC:  ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES was at 1.2, and LITTLE BIG SHOTS was at 0.8, followed by a rerun of A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS at 0.4.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.6/0.5.

Tonight, NBC is compressing its sitcom block into an hour of SUPERSTORE and I FEEL BAD.  On Syfy, NIGHTFLYERS ends its 2-week season. 

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.