April 10, 2018



LEGENDS OF TOMORROW ended its season quietly.

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 Apr 09.MON

ABC:  AMERICAN IDOL rose 0.1 to 1.5, but THE CROSSING fell 0.1 to 0.8.  (Note that last week, ABC and NBC aired their full regular line-ups against the NCAA Championship Game on cable.)

NBC:  THE VOICE held at 1.9, and GOOD GIRLS gained 0.1 to 1.0.

CW:  The season finale of LEGENDS OF TOMORROW stayed at 0.4, and IZOMBIE held at its 0.2 from 2 weeks ago.

CBS:  The line-up returned from last week’s reruns with KEVIN CAN WAIT (0.9), MAN WITH A PLAN (0.9) and SUPERIOR DONUTS (0.8) all steady.  LIVING BIBLICALLY, which did air last week, but with a 1.1 BIG BANG THEORY rerun lead-in, fell 0.2 to 0.6.  SCORPION dipped 0.1 from 2 weeks ago to 0.7.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.4/0.3.

Tonight, FOX’s NEW GIRL begins its brief (8 episodes over 6 weeks) farewell season.  On cable, VH1 airs the season finale of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL.

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

Fast Track 2018 Apr 09.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."