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May 22, 2020

SHOWBUZZDAILY THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 5.21.2020

 

Some arrivals were more promising than others. 

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:  WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE slipped 0.1 to 0.8.  The season premiere of HOLEY MOLEY was at 0.8, down 0.2 from the 2019 premiere.  The season premiere of TO TELL THE TRUTH was at 0.7, down 0.1 from last year’s premiere (on a Sunday in June). 

CBS:  Original episodes of MAN WITH A PLAN (0.6) and BROKE (0.5) were down 0.1.  The reruns around them were at 0.6/0.6/0.4.

NBC:  After a solid 0.8 for the CELEBRITY ESCAPE ROOM special, the annual RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL was steady with last year’s 0.4.

FOX:  CELEBRITY WATCH PARTY lost 0.1 to 0.3, and the premiere of LABOR OF LOVE was low at 0.2.

CW:  The season premiere of BURDEN OF TRUTH was steady with last year’s premiere (on a Sunday) at 0.1, and up by about 25% in total viewers.  IN THE DARK held at 0.1.

Tonight’s only new shows are WWE SMACKDOWN and MASTERS OF ILLUSION.

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 this afternoon for detailed demographic ratings for top cable programs from this day.

PREVIOUS THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARDS (FAST NATIONALS)

PREVIOUS THURSDAY CABLE & BROADCAST NATIONALS

NEWS & LATE NIGHT BROADCAST RATINGS

SPORTS RATINGS

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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.




One Comment


  1. Rilm

    too bad ABC wasted some of those Millionaire eps in the 10p wasteland – killing it in family hour



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