May 15, 2018



Some farewells.

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 May 14.MON

ABC:  DANCING WITH THE STARS was steady at 1.0, and the canceled THE CROSSING held at 0.5.

CBS:  Framed by 1.0/0.8 BIG BANG THEORY reruns, MAN WITH A PLAN remained at 0.9, and the series finale of SUPERIOR DONUTS rose 0.2 to 0.9.  The just-renewed ELEMENTARY was steady at 0.6.

FOX:  The series finale (barring relocation) of LUCIFER gained 0.1 to 0.8, and the season finale of THE RESIDENT was up 0.1 to 0.9.

NBC:  THE VOICE grew by 0.1 to 1.6, and RUNNING WILD lost 0.1 from last week’s premiere to 0.8.

CW:  SUPERGIRL (0.5) and IZOMBIE (0.3) were steady.

There are season finales tonight for BLACK-ISH, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS and CHICAGO MED, and series finales for RISE and the 7-year old NEW GIRL.

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

Fast Track 2018 May 14.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.