April 25, 2017



Returnees were not welcomed back.

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 2017 Apr 24.MON

FOX:  GOTHAM aired for the first time since January 30, and it fell 0.2 from that night to 0.9, which is a new series low (although up 0.1 from last week’s 24: LEGACY finale).  The season finale of APB was up 0.1 to 0.7. 

CW:  SUPERGIRL and JANE THE VIRGIN came back from a month off, with SUPERGIRL down 0.2 to a new series low 0.5, and JANE down 0.2 to a series low 0.2.

NBC:  THE VOICE shed 0.1 to 1.9, and TAKEN was down 0.1 to 0.8.

ABC:  DANCING WITH THE STARS fell 0.2 to 1.6, and QUANTICO was steady at 0.6.

CBS:  Reruns, led by THE BIG BANG THEORY at 1.1.

NBC introduces sitcom GREAT NEWS tonight in its now-customary way, with back-to-back episodes following THE VOICE.  In addition, NatGeo continues to step into the scripted series field with GENIUS, another anthology series which this season is about Albert Einstein.  On the other side of the ledger, TBS’s just-renewed THE DETOUR and WGNAmerica’s just-canceled OUTSIDERS end their seasons.


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

Fast Track 2017 Apr 24.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.