February 18, 2016



SURVIVOR took a dip.

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.

Fasts Demo 2016 Feb WED.17

CBS:  The cycle premiere of SURVIVOR was down a hefty 0.6 from last February’s launch to 1.9.  After a 1.2 BIG BANG THEORY rerun, CODE BLACK was down 0.1 to 1.2.

ABC:  THE MIDDLE gained 0.1 to 1.9, and THE GOLDBERGS lost 0.1 to 1.9.  MODERN FAMILY shed 0.2 to 2.4, and BLACK-ISH was steady at 1.8.  AMERICAN CRIME was down 0.1 to 0.8.

NBC:  The line-up was coming off one of its Dick Wolf crossover nights, so losses were expected  MYSTERIES OF LAURA was down 0.2 to 1.0, SVU fell 0.3 to 1.6, and CHICAGO PD crashed 0.4 to 1.6.

FOX:  AMERICAN IDOL dropped 0.2 to 2.0, and HELL’S KITCHEN stayed at 1.3.

CW:  ARROW and SUPERNATURAL held at 0.9/0.8.

2 BROKE GIRLS moves into the 9:30PM slot for CBS tonight, displacing the canceled ANGEL FROM HELL.

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

Fasts Track 2016 Feb WED.17

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.