February 6, 2018



A good night for NBC and FOX.

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 05.MON

NBC:  THE WALL jumped 0.4 to 1.5, and the season finale of BETTER LATE THAN NEVER was up 0.2 to 1.1.  However, the pre-Olympics BEST OF THE BEST special was quiet at 0.6.

FOX:  LUCIFER climbed 0.2 to 1.0, and THE RESIDENT was up 0.1 to 1.0.

CW:  The last SUPERGIRL until April was steady at 0.6, then a pair of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY reruns were at 0.3/0.3.

ABC:  THE BACHELOR gained 0.1 to 1.8, and THE GOOD DOCTOR, returning after a rerun week, held at 1.7.

CBS:  KEVIN CAN WAIT was steady at 1.2, MAN WITH A PLAN slipped 0.1 to 1.0, SUPERIOR DONUTS remained at 1.0, and the season finale of 9JKL was down 0.1 to 0.8.  SCORPION fell 0.2 to 0.7.

NBC’s already-renewed ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES ends its initial season tonight.

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

Fast Track 2018 Feb 05.MON

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.