October 22, 2015



EMPIRE went back to rising.

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 Oct WED.21

FOX:  After several weeks of successive declines, EMPIRE gained 0.1 from last week to 4.8.  ROSEWOOD, now with a full season order, was also up 0.1 to 1.5.

ABC:  THE MIDDLE and THE GOLDBERGS were respectively down 0.1 to 1.9 and up 0.1 to 2.1.  MODERN FAMILY (2.7), BLACK-ISH (1.8) and NASHVILLE (1.1) were all steady.

CBS:  SURVIVOR and CRIMINAL MINDS each lost 0.1, to 2.1 and 1.6 respectively.  CODE BLACK held at 1.2.

NBC:  Stability was the order of the day here as well, with THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA up 0.1 to 1.1, SVU remaining at 1.5 and CHICAGO PD down 0.1 to 1.4.

CW:  ARROW slipped 0.1 to 0.9, and SUPERNATURAL was the night’s only 0.2 loser, down to 0.6.

Another night of regular schedules from all the networks tonight.

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

Daily 3way 2015 Oct WED.21

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.