February 2, 2018



The sitcom events on NBC didn’t change very much.

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 2018 Feb 01.THU

NBC:  After SUPERSTORE dipped 0.1 to 1.1, THE GOOD PLACE season finale was steady at 1.1.  WILL & GRACE returned from a rerun week down 0.1 to 1.2, and the “preview” of the AP BIO pilot was at 0.9, which was better than the 0.6 neighborhood occupied by GREAT NEWS, but still the network’s lowest-rated show of the night.  CHICAGO FIRE was down 0.1 to 1.0.

ABC:  GREY’S ANATOMY held at 2.3, SCANDAL ticked up to 1.4, and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER remained at 1.0.

CBS:  Returning from a week off, THE BIG BANG THEORY slipped 0.1 to 2.8, and YOUNG SHELDON was also down 0.1 to 2.3, while MOM (1.6) and LIFE IN PIECES (1.2) were steady.  SWAT stayed at 1.0.

FOX:  THE FOUR was stable at 1.2.

CW:  SUPERNATURAL (0.6) and ARROW (0.4) were as-is.

Tonight, FOX has the 2-hour season finale of HELL’S KITCHEN.

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

Fast Track 2018 Feb 01.THU

CABLE RATINGS: Come back this afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top cable programs from this day.




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.