August 9, 2015



NBC:  AQUARIUS edged up 0.1 to match HANNIBAL’s steady 0.3, after 0.2 for a RUNNING WILD rerun.

ABC:  BOSTON EMS dropped 0.2 to 0.4, putting it behind the night’s AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS rerun (but ahead of the BACHELOR IN PARADISE rerun).

CBS:  48 HOURS topped the night with 2 episodes at 0.7/0.8, after a HAWAII 5-0 rerun at 0.5.

FOX:  Reruns at

Love it or hate watch it, TRUE DETECTIVE ends its season with a 90-minute finale tonight.  On the networks, NBC very happily kicks off the NFL season with the annual Hall of Fame exhibition game. 

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.08 Aug

CABLE RATINGS: Come back early 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.