August 16, 2015



NOTE:  It was another night of NFL preseason pre-emptions, so don’t get too excited about the seeming boosts for BOSTON EMS and HANNIBAL.  We’ll take a closer look at the Saturday numbers in our network update report on Tuesday.

A few specials dot tonight’s network line-up, with the TEEN CHOICE AWARDS on FOX, and ED SHEERAN: LIVE AT WEMBLEY STADIUM on NBC.  On cable, AMC airs the season finale of HUMANS, and HBO premieres the 3-week miniseries SHOW ME A HERO.

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).

Demo Profile 2015 SAT.15 Aug

CABLE RATINGS: Come back Tuesday morning 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.