August 7, 2017



BIG BROTHER almost doubled the night’s next-highest show.

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 Aug 06.SUN


ABC:  A new CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD was ahead of last week’s rerun by 0.1 to 1.0, then FUNDERDOME dropped 0.1 to 0.7, and THE $100,000 PYRAMID was steady at 0.7.  (FEUD and PYRAMID were renewed yesterday at ABC’s TCA day, along with TO TELL THE TRUTH.)  The night started with 0.7 for a rerun of AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS.

CBS:  After 60 MINUTES gained 0.1 to 0.7, BIG BROTHER (1.9) and CANDY CRUSH (0.5) were steady. The night ended with 0.4 for a rerun of NCIS: LA.

FOX:  The season finale of AMERICAN GRIT remained at 0.4, 0.1 ahead of the BOB’S BURGERS reruns that preceded it.

NBC:  A night of reruns, highlighted by 0.7 for AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR.

Tonight’s network event is the season finale of ABC’s THE BACHELORETTE.  

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

Fast Track 2017 Aug 06.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.