April 16, 2019



THE CODE didn’t have the key to high ratings.

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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.

ABC:  AMERICAN IDOL gained 0.1 to 1.2, and THE FIX held at 0.5.

NBC:  THE VOICE rose 0.1 to 1.3, and THE ENEMY WITHIN stayed at 0.6.

CBS:  THE NEIGHBORHOOD (1.0) and MAN WITH A PLAN (0.8) were steady.  The timeslot premiere of THE CODE was down 0.1 from last week’s Tuesday launch to 0.6, and it was also down 0.1 from the season finale of MAGNUM PI 2 weeks ago.  BULL was steady with its 0.6 from 2 weeks ago.

FOX:  THE RESIDENT (0.7) and 9-1-1 (1.1) were both down 0.2 to series lows from their last original episodes on April 1.

CW:  LEGENDS OF TOMORROW climbed 0.1 to 0.3, and ARROW aired its first new episode since March 25 and was down 0.1 to 0.2.

Tonight on ABC, the series premiere of BLESS THIS MESS is followed by the season finale of THE ROOKIE.

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

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.