March 29, 2017



BONES had a finale boost.

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 28.TUE


FOX:  The BONES finale rose 0.2 for a season-high 1.0.  The night began with NEW GIRL and THE MICK both up 0.1 to 0.9.  

CW:  Coming off last week’s musical episode, THE FLASH fell 0.2 to a series-low 0.8.  LEGENDS OF TOMORROW was steady at 0.6.

NBC:  THE VOICE dropped 0.2 to 2.1, then the night’s 2 episodes of TRIAL & ERROR were at 1.0/0.8, down significantly from last week’s 1.2/1.1.  CHICAGO FIRE ended the night down 0.1 to 1.4.

CBS:  Returning from a week off, NCIS gained 0.1 to 1.6.  BULL returned at a steady 1.3, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS was down 0.1 to 1.1.

ABC:  After 2 hours of 0.7-0.8 sitcom reruns, PEOPLE ICONS ended its run down 0.2 to 0.5.

ABC gives the pilot of its new sitcom IMAGINARY MARY a Wednesday run tonight before the show settles in on Tuesdays, and on TV Land, NOBODIES has its series premiere and LOPEZ returns for Season 2.  A&E features the series finale of DUCK DYNASTY, and FX has the season finale of LEGION.  

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

Fast Track 2017 28.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.