September 21, 2018

The Sked: Thursday Network Scorecard 9.20.2018

Note: CBS and NBC fast affiliate-based nationals below are inflated by NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL local pre-emptions in New York (NBC) and Cleveland (CBS).

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.

CBS:  BIG BROTHER is currently steady with last week’s 1.6, subject to adjustment.  The preceding reruns are at 1.2/1.2, and the following SWAT rerun is at 0.7.

NBC:  Reruns are currently at 0.6-0.9.

ABC:  Reruns at 0.3-0.5.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.4/0.4.

CW:  Reruns at 0.2/0.1.

There are season finales tonight for CBS’s TKO: TOTAL KNOCK-OUT and Syfy’s KILLJOYS.

COMPARISONS TO SIMILAR NIGHTS: Preliminary adult 18-49 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.




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."