January 12, 2017

The Sked: Wednesday Ratings 1.11.2017


STAR continued to drop.

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 Jan 11.WED

FOX:  LETHAL WEAPON was down 0.1 to 1.4, and STAR fell 0.2 to a matching 1.4, perhaps not having reached bottom.

ABC:  THE GOLDBERGS (1.9) and SPEECHLESS (1.7) were steady with last week.  MODERN FAMILY dipped 0.1 to 2.3, and BLACK-ISH held at 1.7.  MATCH GAME lost 0.2 to 1.1.

NBC:  BLINDSPOT (1.0) and SVU (1.4) were each down 0.1, while CHICAGO PD remained at 1.5.

CBS:  UNDERCOVER BOSS was down 0.1 to 1.1, CRIMINAL MINDS stayed at 1.4, and CODE BLACK lost 0.1 to 0.9.

CW:  FREQUENCY continued to run out its string at 0.2, the same as the ARROW rerun that preceded it.

MY KITCHEN RULES premieres on FOX tonight.  On cable, CARAOKE SHOWDOWN launches on Spike, and USA has the Season 2 premiere of COLONY.

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

Fast Track 2017 Jan 11.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."