November 11, 2019



Last night was the first time since October 20 that FOX had the national afternoon NFL game leading into its regular line-up, so FOX/CBS comparisons are to that night.

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day 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.

ABC:  AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS lost 0.2 to 0.7, but KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS (0.7) and THE ROOKIE (0.6) both gained 0.1, and SHARK TANK was up 0.2 to 0.8.

CBS:  Compared to October 20, 60 MINUTES was up 0.1 to 0.8, GOD FRIENDED ME was steady at 0.6, and both NCIS: LA (0.6) and MADAM SECRETARY (0.3) dropped 0.1.

FOX:  Likewise compared to October 20, THE SIMPSONS was up 0.1 to 2.1, but BLESS THE HARTS (0.9) and BOB’S BURGERS (0.8) lost 0.2, and FAMILY GUY fell 0.3 to 0.9.

CW:  BATWOMAN (0.3) and SUPERGIRL (0.2) were steady.

NBC:  The preliminary 5.9 for SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL was steady with last week’s early number.

Tonight, HBO’s limited series CATHERINE THE GREAT airs its final chapter.

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

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top Friday cable programs. Saturday & Sunday cable ratings will be posted Tuesday morning.




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.