June 22, 2017



An older-skewing LITTLE BIG SHOTS didn’t stir any excitement.

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 Jun 21.WED


NBC:  LITTLE BIG SHOTS launched its senior citizen FOREVER YOUNG version at 1.0, down 0.1 from last week’s original recipe.  THE CARMICHAEL SHOW was steady at 0.8, and reruns at 0.6/0.4 followed.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF fell 0.2 to 0.9, and THE F WORD lost 0.1 to 0.7.

ABC:  TO TELL THE TRUTH arrived at a light 0.6.  It aired after 0.6-0.7 sitcom reruns.

CBS:  Reruns at 0.5-0.6.

CW:  Reruns at 0.2/0.2.

Summer TV stocks up tonight.  ABC premieres its new musical competition series BOY BAND, and follows it with the reboot of THE GONG SHOW, secretly (shhh!) hosted by Mike Myers.  NBC returns HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT, THE WALL and THE NIGHT SHIFT to its line-up.  On cable, Spike airs the premiere of its Stephen King-based horror series THE MIST.

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

Fast Track 2017 Jun 21.WED

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."