July 17, 2017



Reminder:  no GAME OF THRONES ratings until tomorrow.  (Unless HBO issues an early press release.)

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 Jul 16.SUN


ABC:  A down night for the network’s game shows, with CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD off by 0.2 to 1.1, and both FUNDERDOME and THE $100,000 PYRAMID down 0.1 to 0.8.  The night started with 0.7 for a rerun of AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS.

CBS:  60 MINUTES slipped 0.1 to 0.6, and then BIG BROTHER was steady at 1.8, easily winning the night.  CANDY CRUSH, however, fell 0.3 to 0.8.  A NCIS: LA rerun ended the night at 0.4.

NBC:  SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY lost 0.1 to 0.4.  The rest of the night was reruns at 0.4 (THE WALL) and 0.7 (AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR).

FOX:  AMERICAN GRIT remained at 0.4.  The rest of the night was reruns at 0.3-0.6.

AMC adds the British import LOADED to its Monday line-up tonight.

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

Fast Track 2017 Jul 16.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.