January 17, 2019



THE MASKED SINGER continued to dominate the night.

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.

CW:  The line-up returned for the first time since December 12, with RIVERDALE up 0.1 to 0.5, and ALL AMERICAN steady at 0.2.

FOX:  24 HOURS TO HELL & BACK (1.0) and THE MASKED SINGER (2.2) were both down 0.1.

ABC:  THE GOLDBERGS slipped 0.1 to 1.2, and SCHOOLED was down 0.2 to 1.1.  MODERN FAMILY lost 0.1 to 1.2, SINGLE PARENTS was steady at 0.8, and MATCH GAME was down 0.1 to 0.5.

NBC:  CHICAGO MED (1.2) and CHICAGO FIRE (1.1) were each down 0.1, but CHICAGO PD was up 0.1 to 1.1.

CBS:  A night of 0.5-1.0 reruns.

ABC’s GREY’S ANATOMY and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER return tonight, this time with A MILLION LITTLE THINGS getting a bump up to the timeslot between them.

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."