June 18, 2015



A sleepy night for network TV.

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.

Demo Profile 2015 WED.17 Jun

FOX:  MASTERCHEF led the night at a steady 1.5.  Also steady was BULLSEYE at 1.0.

ABC:  CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP plunged 0.4 from last week to 0.8, putting it in a tie for the lowest rated show on a night of reruns, which were led by 1.0 for MODERN FAMILY.

CBS:  THE BRIEFCASE dropped 0.2 to 0.8, outrated by the 0.9 CRIMINAL MINDS rerun that followed it.

NBC:  An all-rerun night, led by 1.2 for AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR.

CW:  Reruns at 0.3/0.2.

With the NBA season over, tonight ABC starts launching its summer Thursday line-up with the new ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB followed by back-to-back episodes of MISTRESSES.  FOX has US OPEN golf coverage.  On cable, USA introduces its medical series COMPLICATIONS, and Spike airs the GUYS CHOICE AWARDS.


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

Daily Comp 3way 2015 WED.17 Jun

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.