March 22, 2017



There was no extra singing or dancing for the musical 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.

Fast Demo 2017 Mar 21.TUE

CW:  THE FLASH stayed at last week’s 0.9, while LEGENDS OF TOMORROW was up 0.1 to 0.6.

NBC:  THE VOICE fell 0.3 from last Tuesday to 2.2.  TRIAL & ERROR shifted to its regular 9PM slot, and held more or less steady from last week’s post-THIS IS US premiere, with back-to-back episodes at 1.2/1.1 compared to last week’s 1.4/1.0.  CHICAGO FIRE had its first Tuesday airing in a month, and was down 0.1 to 1.5.

FOX:  NEW GIRL stayed at 0.8, and THE MICK returned fr0m 2 weeks off down 0.1 to 0.8.  BONES rose 0.1 to 0.8.

ABC:  After sitcom reruns led by THE MIDDLE at 0.9, PEOPLE ICONS was up 0.1 to 0.8.

CBS:  Reruns, topped by NCIS at 0.9.

FOX is in the spotlight tonight, as EMPIRE returns for the final stretch of its season, and is preceded by SHOTS FIRED, the network’s attempt to step into the Prestige TV world.

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

Fast Track 2017 Mar 21.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.