April 12, 2018



A down night for some veterans.

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 2018 Apr 11.WED

ABC:  THE GOLDBERGS dropped 0.2 to 1.2, and ALEX INC was steady at 0.9, while MODERN FAMILY (1.4) and AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.1) were each down 0.1.  DESIGNATED SURVIVOR held at 0.6.

CBS:  SURVIVOR lost 0.2 to 1.5, SEAL TEAM returned from a week off up 0.1 to 1.0, and CRIMINAL MINDS was down 0.1 to 0.9.

NBC:  THE BLACKLIST aired for the first time since March 14, down 0.1 to 0.8.  SVU dropped 0.3 from its last episode on March 21 to 1.1, and CHICAGO PD was down 0.2 to 1.1.

FOX:  EMPIRE (1.8) and STAR (1.3) were steady.

CW:  The HARRY POTTER: A HISTORY OF MAGIC special was at 0.3, and a rerun MASTERS OF ILLUSION was at 0.2.

All of the networks are in regular line-up mode tonight.

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

Fast Track 2018 Apr 11.WED

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."