‘Valor’ Ratings Slip In Week 2; ‘Dancing’ Ticks Up, ‘Good Doctor, ‘Big Bang’, ‘Lucifer’ & ‘Me, Myself & I’ Hold – Update
UPDATED WITH FINALS: It’s Week 2 for the CW Monday lineup. Supergirl (0.5 in adults 18-49, 1.77 million viewers) ticked down a bit in viewers to tie its smallest audience but retained 100% of its season premiere L+SD demo rating, which was a series low. New military drama Valor dipped in both categories, slipping to 1 million viewers and a 0.2 18-49 rating. That was a demo series low mark the now-defunct No Tomorrow and Frequency did not reach until December last… Read
Jimmy Kimmel Clocks Best Brooklyn Trip Launch Ratings
ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live clocked its best-ever Brooklyn-trip household rating – a season high 2.6/7 – kicking off a week of broadcasts from Brooklyn, according to early stats for Monday.
Kimmel also matched a season high in the demo (0.7/4).
Excluding NBA Finals-led broadcasts in June, Kimmel tied his highest single-day household rating on any night since hosting President Barack Obama on October 24, 2016.
Monday’s broadcast kicked off Jimmy Kimmel Live’s third visit to… Read
‘Monday Night Football’ Ratings Fall To Season Low As Titans Break Colts’ Streak
It felt like a little bit of history was being made on as the Tennessee Titans finally snapped their streak of 11 consecutive losses to the Indianapolis Colts. However, as social media sparked with ESPN not showing the playing of the national anthem, another type of history was also being made: Last night’s primetime broadcast of the Titans’ 36-22 victory stumbled to a season low with a 6.1 in metered market results.
In a season stained by overall… Read
‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Dip In Fast Affiliates, ‘Wisdom Of The Crowd’ Up, ‘Shark Tank’ Even
The whirlwind NFL season of protests, outrage and ratings declines has flipped the script again — and then again. Up a touch in metered market results from last week, looks to be again clearly delivering a win for NBC, but as of now the game is down in the key ratings demo.
On a day that saw players protesting in various games, the New York Giants' surprise Week 6 win over the Denver Broncos on SNF scored a 5.0/17 among adults 18-49 in the fast… Read
Giants Crush Broncos As ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Steady In Week 6
On the night of the Season 3 finale of Fear The Walking Dead and the second National League Championship Series face-off between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers, plus a full slate on the rest of the Big 4 and another day of NFL national anthem controversy, it wasn't going to be easy for this week.
The zombie apocalypse and MLB aside, it wasn't easy for the Denver Broncos either, as the New York Giants whooped them 23-10 in an audacious… Read
‘Saturday Night Live’ Ratings Rise To Season Highs With Host Kumail Nanjiani, Donald Trump & Harvey Weinstein Skits
Last night’s telecast of Saturday Night Live, with host Kumail Nanjiani and musical guest Pink, climbed to the show’s highest metered-market ratings this season, edging the season premiere and last week’s second episode.
SNL came under scrutiny in the past week over the sketch comedy series opting not to address the then-sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein (they have now escalated, with more than a half-dozen accusations of sexual… Read
‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Ratings Even In Return, ‘Inhumans’ Down, CBS Wins Night
There was some NBA pre-season play and some Canadian football up the cable dial but on a night without big sporting competition, Friday the 13th proved to be very lucky indeed for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (0.2/1).
Unlike many a returning series this year, the Season 3 debut of the Rachel Bloom led musical dramady came back exactly even among adults 18-49 with its Season 2 opener of last year. In fact, as jilted at the alter revenge takes place, Crazy Ex, and here is where they… Read
‘Thursday Night Football’ Snares 14.6M Viewers, Down Despite Eagles’ Win – Update
UPDATED, 2:05 PM: Last night's turns out to be, to paraphrase Herman's Hermits, a case of third verse same as the first.
With the final numbers now in, the Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Carolina Panthers game saw the City of Brotherly Love team win, the national anthem not shown and CBS and the NFL Network down from last week.
Snagging 14.6 million viewers over the two outlets, the 2017-2018 Week 6 match-up is down 5% from the New England Patriots… Read
‘Arrow’ Ratings Down In Return, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Steady, CBS Wins Night
The premieres are starting to peter out, but on a night of the NFL on CBS and a big MLB playoff game further up the dial, Supernatural (0.7/3) and Arrow (0.6/2) returned.
Now on at a new time for the former and new night for the archer latter, the Season 13 debut of Supernatural was down a tenth from its October 13, 2016 opener. Now facing football head-on, the Season 6 premiere "Fallout" episode of the Stephen Amell led series picked up after the explosive finale of last… Read
‘SEAL Team’ Gets Full-Season Order From CBS
After a solid ratings start and 100% Week 3 hold, CBS’ new military drama SEAL Team has received a full-season pickup from the network. I hear its back order is for nine episodes, bringing the Season 1 total to 22.
Since its September 27 premiere, SEAL Team has ranked as Wednesday’s most-watched program in Live+same day for all three of its airings. It has averaged 12.04 million viewers, a 2.0 in adults 18-49 and 2.9 in adults 25-54 in Live+3.
SEAL Team becomes the second… Read
‘Riverdale’ Hits Ratings Highs In Season 2 Premiere, ‘Dynasty’ Off To Soft Start
Snapshot updated with Live+Same Day finals: New series premiere: The CW’s Dynasty (1.3 million viewers, 0.3 in 18-49 with a downward adjustment); Returning series premiere: the CW’s Riverdale (2.3 million, +67%; 0.8, +60%)
UPDATED: Maybe it was Riverdale‘s major cliffhanger in the May finale or fans binging Season 1 of the soapy drama on Netflix over the summer, but the Archie Comics-inspired series had a big return from hiatus. As a new 8 PM anchor with no lead-in, Riverd… Read
Eminem-Fueled ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ Ratings Steady With 2016
It was a very good night full of wins for Cardi B and a honorary award for 2 Live Crew's Luther Campbell, but likely what everyone is going to remember from the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards is Eminem verbally jousting Donald Trump freestyle.
Shot in a Detroit parking structure, the much-watched video cypher of Marshall Mathers took a tradition of the annual show to a whole new level Tuesday. After the video aired in primetime, social media went into maximum overdrive last… Read