August 12, 2017



CBS and NBC numbers below inflated by local pre-emptions for NFL Preseason games: CBS (Pittsburgh and Kansas City pre-emptions) and NBC (New York and Tampa).

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 follows the chart.

Fast Demo 2017 Aug 11.FRI

CBS:  Currently, the network’s SON OF SAM special is at 0.7, but as noted above that may adjust down.  The preceding reruns are at 0.7/0.7.

ABC:  20/20 lost 0.1 to 0.7.  The night began with 0.7/0.6 reruns.

CW:  A new MASTERS OF ILLUSION held at 0.2, the same as the rerun and the PENN & TELLER: FOOL US rerun that followed it.

NBC:  DATELINE is currently at 0.8, and an AMERICA’S GOT TALENT rerun is at 0.8.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.5/0.5.

It’s a weekend of farewells.  Tonight features the finales of BBCAmerica’s ORPHAN BLACK, AMC’s TURN, and CBS’s short-lived DOUBT.  On Sunday, the seasons end for TNT’s CLAWS and Showtime’s I’M DYING UP HERE.

CABLE RATINGS: Come back Monday 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.

One Comment

  1. Amaury

    Hopefully Disney Channel’s Raven’s Home, K.C. Undercover, and Bizaardvark went back up! We’ll find out in approximately four hours and thirty minutes.

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