February 10, 2016



A particularly fast night for THE FLASH.

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.

Fasts Demo 2016 Feb TUE.09

CW:  THE FLASH zoomed 0.2 from last week to a season high 1.6.  IZOMBIE was up 0.1, although at 0.6 it lagged behind its lead-in.

ABC:  FRESH OFF THE BOAT fell 0.2 to 1.2.  THE MUPPETS and AGENT CARTER were steady at 0.9/0.8, then WHAT WOULD YOU DO lost 0.1 to 0.6.

CBS:  Airing new episodes for the first time in 3 weeks, NCIS held at 2.4, and both NCIS NEW ORLEANS and LIMITLESS were up 0.1, to 1.9/1.3.

FOX:  NEW GIRL continues not to suffer the temporary loss of star Zooey Deschanel, as the first episode featuring Megan Fox kept last week’s 1.4.  GRANDFATHERED fell 0.1 to 0.9, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE was steady at 1.0, and THE GRINDER got a much-needed 0.2 boost to 0.8.

NBC:  HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT, CHICAGO MED and CHICAGO FIRE remained at last week’s 1.1/1.6/1.8.

Tonight marks the last appearances of 2 BROKE GIRLS and MIKE & MOLLY in the Wednesday 8PM hour, before SURVIVOR returns next week.  BROKE moves to Thursday 9:30PM, displacing the canceled ANGEL FROM HELL, while MIKE’s remaining episodes are  as yet unset. 

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

Fasts 3way 2016 Feb TUE.09

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."