February 13, 2018

The Sked: Monday Network Scorecard 2.12.2018


Although the WINTER OLYMPICS towered over everything else, several of the other networks weren’t suffering.

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 2018 Feb 12.MON

NBC:  The preliminary 5.2 for last night’s WINTER OLYMPICS coverage was down 1.2 from the first Monday in 2014.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER: CELEBRITY EDITION gained 0.1 from Sunday to 1.3.  Reruns at 0.6-0.7 followed.

CW:  LEGENDS OF TOMORROW had a very creditable Monday debut, all things considered, at 0.5, which was down just 0.1 from last week’s SUPERGIRL.  Reruns at 0.2/0.2 followed.

ABC:  THE BACHELOR took the night’s biggest Olympics hit, down 0.3 to 1.5, and a rerun of THE GOOD DOCTOR was at 0.7.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.4/0.4.

ABC launches its BACHELOR WINTER GAMES anti-Olympics competition tonight, and CW airs a new episode of BLACK LIGHTNING.


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

Fast Track 2018 Feb 12.MON

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."