July 8, 2019

The Sked: Sunday Network Scorecard 7.7.2019


An uptick for ABC.

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:  CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (0.9) and THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.8) each gained 0.1, and TO TELL THE TRUTH was steady at 0.7.  The night started with an AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS rerun at 0.6.

CBS:  After 60 MINUTES rose 0.1 to 0.6, BIG BROTHER (1.0), INSTINCT (0.3) and THE GOOD FIGHT (0.2) were all steady.

FOX:  WHAT JUST HAPPENED? held at 0.2.  It was preceded by reruns at 0.2-0.3.

CW:  BURDEN OF TRUTH stayed at 0.1, followed by a rerun WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY at 0.1.

NBC:  An AMERICA’S GOT TALENT rerun night at 0.5/0.6.

Tonight, the rebooted SCREAM, which began as an MTV series, becomes a VH1 miniseries, airing all its episodes this week. 

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 WEDNESDAY morning for detailed demographic ratings for top Sunday cable programs, later than usual because of the Independence Day holiday.




About the Author

Mitch Salem
MITCH SALEM has worked on the business side of the entertainment industry for 20 years, as a senior business affairs executive and attorney for such companies as NBC, ABC, USA, Syfy, Bravo, and BermanBraun Productions, and before that, at the NY law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. During all that, he has more or less constantly been going to the movies and watching TV, and writing about both since the 1980s. His film reviews also currently appear on and In addition, he is co-writer of an episode of the television series "Felicity."