December 28, 2017



A choice between college football and the videogame kind.

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 follows the chart.

Fast Demo 2017 Dec 27.WED

NBC:  A new episode of THE WALL was at 1.0 and won the night.  It was followed by a rerun of CHRISTMAS OF MANY COLORS: CIRCLE OF LOVE at 0.7.

FOX:  The FOSTER FARMS BOWL pitting Arizona against Purdue, oddly placed in network primetime, scored 0.7.

CW:  An EA MADDEN NFL 18 CHALLENGE special was at 0.2, followed by a rerun PENN & TELLER: FOOL US at 0.3.

ABC:  Reruns at 0.5-0.8.

CBS:  A rerun of the CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY special was at 0.5.  The night ended with a rerun SEAL TEAM at 0.4.

The only new programming on the networks tonight is FOX’s run of the documentary CAN’T STOP, WON’T STOP.

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

This feature will return in January.

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.