June 19, 2017



Not all publicity is good publicity.

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 2017 Jun 18.SUN


NBC:  Despite a solid week of media attention, SUNDAY  NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY and its interview with alt-right figure Alex Jones actually fell 0.1 from last week to 0.5.  The rest of the night was reruns at 0.6/0.6.

ABC:  The game-show line-up dropped, with CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD down 0.1 to 1.4, FUNDERDOME down 0.3 to 1.0, and THE $100,000 PYRAMID down 0.3 to 0.9.  The night started with a 0.7 AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS rerun.

FOX:  US OPEN final round coverage at 1.4 gave a boost to AMERICAN GRIT, up 0.1 to 0.5.  The night ended with a 0.5 FAMILY GUY rerun.

CBS:  After a 60 MINUTES that was down 0.3 to 0.5 (probably in part due to the golf competition), it was reruns at 0.4-0.5.

AMC’s BETTER CALL SAUL ends its season tonight, followed by a TALKING SAUL after-show.

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

Fast Track 2017 Jun 18.SUN

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.