April 7, 2017



GREY’S ANATOMY dipped from last week’s event episode.

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 Apr 06.THU

ABC:  GREY’S ANATOMY tumbled 0.3 to a series low 1.7, SCANDAL fell 0.2 to 1.5, and THE CATCH was down 0.1 to 0.7.

CBS:  THE BIG BANG THEORY (2.6) and THE GREAT INDOORS (1.4) were steady.  MOM rose 0.2 to 1.4, LIFE IN PIECES gained 0.1 to 1.2, and THE AMAZING RACE remained at 0.9.

NBC:  SUPERSTORE returned from a rerun week down 0.3 to 0.8, and POWERLESS climbed 0.1 to 0.6.  CHICAGO MED was up 0.1 to 1.0, but THE BLACKLIST: REDEMPTION fell 0.2 to 0.6.

FOX:  MASTERCHEF JR lost 0.1 to 0.9, and KICKING & SCREAMING held at 0.6.

CW:  Both SUPERNATURAL (0.5) and RIVERDALE (0.3) were down 0.1.

All of the scripted series that ended their seasons last Friday are replaced by lower-cost reality shows tonight:  THE TOY BOX on ABC, YOU THE JURY on FOX, and FIRST DATES on NBC.

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

Fast Track 2017 Apr 06.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.