November 14, 2018



NOTE:  due to last week’s Election Night coverage, comparisons are to October 30.

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:  THE CONNERS dropped 0.3 to 1.5, and THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT similarly lost 0.3 to 1.0.  BLACK-ISH slipped 0.1 to 1.0, and SPLITTING UP TOGETHER was down 0.2 to 0.7.  THE ROOKIE dipped 0.1 to 0.7.

CBS:  NCIS (1.4) and FBI (1.1) each gained 0.1, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS held at 0.9.

NBC:  THE VOICE was steady at 1.6, THIS IS US slipped 0.1 to 2.0, and NEW AMSTERDAM was down 0.2 to 1.1.

FOX:  THE GIFTED (0.6) and LETHAL WEAPON (0.6) were both steady.

CW:  THE FLASH slowed by 0.1 to 0.6, and BLACK LIGHTNING stayed at 0.3.

Tonight, FX closes the coffin on this season’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE.

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.




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.