August 16, 2017



BACHELOR IN PARADISE was already on the way down.

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 Aug 15.TUE

ABC:  BACHELOR IN PARADISE fell half a point from Monday’s premiere to 1.1, which was also down 0.2 from last season’s parallel Tuesday airing.  SOMEWHERE BETWEEN is currently up 0.1 to 0.4, although it tends to drop in finals.

NBC:  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT gained 0.1 to 2.8.  At 10PM, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT was at 1.3, down 0.6 from last week’s WORLD OF DANCE finale.

CBS:  Reruns, all at 0.6.

FOX:  Reruns at 0.3-0.4.

CW:  Reruns at 0.3/0.3.

The summer’s final network premiere is NBC’s MARLON, which arrives with back-to-back episodes.  In addition, ABC airs its annual CMA FEST special.  On cable, BBCAmerica’s BROADCHURCH solves what is currently intended to be its final crime.

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

Fast Track 2017 Aug 15.TUE

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.