June 12, 2019



An off-night BACHELORETTE wasn’t great for anyone.

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 NBA FINALS pushed THE BACHELORETTE to Tuesday, where its 1.3 was down 0.2 from its last Monday episode.  PRESS YOUR LUCK premiered at a moderate 0.8.

NBC:  Unscripted competition lowered AMERICA’S GOT TALENT by 0.1 to 1.5, and SONGLAND was down 0.1 to 0.9.

CBS:  After reruns at 0.4/0.4, BLOOD & TREASURE dropped 0.1 to 0.4.

CW:  THE 100 returned from a rerun week at a steady 0.2.  It was preceded by a rerun THE FLASH at 0.2.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.4/0.3.

NBC has Game 7 of the STANLEY CUP FINALS tonight, and there are lots of premieres, including CARD SHARKS on ABC, FIRST RESPONDERS LIVE on FOX, YOUNGER on TV Land, and QUEEN SUGAR on OWN.

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 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."