Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Monday 3/30/20


FINALS UPDATE: No adjustments.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • Shifting its remaining American Idol content to Sundays, ABC was lower but still fine in the first two hours with a Celebrity Family Feud repeat (0.9) and another coronavirus 20/20 special (0.8). But despite the lower lead-in, The Good Doctor (1.1) ticked up for the second half of its season finale.
  • NBC was close to last week with The Voice (1.6/1.7) and Manifest (0.7), while Fox's 9-1-1 (1.3) and Prodigal Son (0.7) inched down.
  • The CW replaced Supernatural with an hour of Whose Line Is It Anyway? (0.2/0.2), including an original at 8/7c, and Roswell, New Mexico fell to 0.1 at 9/8c. CBS had comedy repeats (0.7/0.6/0.5/0.6) and a James Corden special (0.5).

Monday, March 30, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Sunday 3/29/20


FINALS UPDATE: The iHeart Living Room Concert for America (1.5, +0.2) adjusted up while The Simpsons (R) (0.4) and Family Guy (R) (0.5) adjusted down.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • Fox jumped into contention on Sunday with benefit special The iHeart Living Room Concert for America (1.3/1.4), narrowly topping American Idol (1.3) head-to-head in the 9:00 hour.
  • On CBS, 60 Minutes (1.0) was down a bit leading into the return of God Friended Me (0.6) at 8/7c, but the NCIS spin-offs (0.7) stayed strong in the second half of the night.
  • NBC dramas Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (0.4) and Good Girls (0.5) were even, but their unscripted lead-ins Little Big Shots (0.4) and The Wall (0.5) lost some juice earlier in the night.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Friday 3/27/20


FINALS UPDATE: No adjustments.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • CBS partially returned to originals on Friday, making MacGyver (0.8) the latest show to hit a new season high in this time of heightened viewing levels. The penultimate episode of Hawaii Five-0 (0.9) got its own spike to tie its early January season high.
  • The stars of last week's show, Shark Tank (0.9) and The Blacklist (0.6) both came back to earth but still had their second-biggest ratings of the season. 20/20 (0.7), Dateline (0.6) and WWE SmackDown! (0.7) each lost a tenth while the CW's Charmed (0.2) and Dynasty (0.1) returned even.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Thursday 3/26/20


FINALS UPDATE: Station 19 (1.1), The Neighborhood (R) (0.5), Bull (R) (0.4), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (0.6) and Deputy (0.5) adjusted down.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • ABC's duo of Station 19 (1.2) and Grey's Anatomy (1.3) both dropped from last week, while the season finale of A Million Little Things (0.7) was even.
  • NBC remained high in the 8/7c hour with Superstore (0.9) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (0.7), but tanked in the 9/8c hour with a double-dip of Indebted (0.4/0.3). Law and Order: SVU (0.7) returned for the first time in a month.
  • Fox (0.8/0.6/0.6) and the CW (0.1/0.2) matched last week's prelims (Last Man Standing adjusted up in finals last week).

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Wednesday 3/25/20


FINALS UPDATE: Survivor (1.7) and The Masked Singer (2.2) adjusted up while LEGO Masters (1.1) adjusted down.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • Ratings stayed high but on average were down a bit from last Wednesday. ABC's 8/7c hour took the biggest hit, with The Goldbergs (0.9) and Schooled (0.6) each dropping two tenths. The rest of the night held up, as American Housewife (0.6) and Stumptown (0.5) were even despite a repeat of Modern Family (0.5) at 10/9c.
  • Fox's The Masked Singer (2.1) inched down, but LEGO Masters (1.2) was even. The night's lone riser was Chicago Med (1.4), while the other two Chicago dramas (1.3/1.2) matched last week. CBS was flat with Survivor (1.6) and SEAL Team (0.7) but down a notch with S.W.A.T. (0.5).

SpotVault - Council of Dads (NBC) - Spring 2020 Ratings





Council of Dads
Tuesdays, 10/9c, NBC







Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Tuesday 3/24/20


FINALS UPDATE: No adjustments.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • NBC previewed new drama Council of Dads (0.7) after the season finale of This Is Us (1.7), which rocketed to its highest rating since October and was just two tenths below last year's finale. NBC also had a second straight new season high from Ellen's Game of Games (1.4) at 8/7c. As for Council, it came in below last week's episode of New Amsterdam, and also a tenth behind last year's premiere of The Village which had a 0.8 after a 1.7 lead-in from This Is Us.
  • After missing out on last Tuesday's fun, CBS returned to all originals in a big way, with NCIS (1.3) tying its season high and the Dick Wolf duo of FBI (1.1) and FBI: Most Wanted (1.0) exploding to new ones.
  • ABC (1.1/0.7/0.6/0.6/0.6) was down a notch leading off with The Conners but even elsewhere. Fox's The Resident (0.8) and Empire (0.7) matched last week.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Monday 3/23/20


FINALS UPDATE: 9-1-1 (1.4) adjusted up while The Good Doctor (1.0) and Manifest (0.7) adjusted down.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • ABC showed some more strength with an uptick for the second Monday of American Idol (1.4), leading into a new season high for The Good Doctor (1.1) at 10/9c.
  • NBC was more in line with last week with The Voice (1.8/1.7) and Manifest (0.8). 9-1-1 (1.3) lost a notch but Prodigal Son (0.8) preliminarily gained one, and the CW's Supernatural (0.3) inched up in its second Monday episode.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Sunday 3/22/20


FINALS UPDATE: America's Funniest Home Videos (1.0), Little Big Shots (0.6, -0.2), The Simpsons (R) (0.4, -0.2) and Bob's Burgers (0.5) adjusted down.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • This Sunday looked relatively like the last Sunday, though with even more juice early in the evening presumably due to news lead-ins. ABC opened on a new season high for America's Funniest Home Videos (1.1) but was close to last week with American Idol (1.3/1.4) and The Rookie (0.8).
  • NBC flipped Little Big Shots (0.8) to 7/6c with The Wall (0.6) at 8/7c, which provided a big boost to LBS. Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist remained at 0.4, while Good Girls was back up to 0.5.
  • After 60 Minutes (1.2) increased again for CBS, the network subbed in an NCIS repeat (0.6) at 8/7c and saw further upticks for NCIS: Los Angeles (0.8) and NCIS: New Orleans (0.7).
  • Fox's The Simpsons (0.6), Duncanville (0.4) and Bob's Burgers (0.6) along with the CW (0.2/0.2) matched last week.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Spotted Ratings, Friday 3/20/20


FINALS UPDATE: Hawaii Five-0 (R) (0.7) adjusted up.

WHAT MATTERS:
  • On another night with increased viewing plus CBS in repeats because it had been planning on March Madness, ABC and NBC took major advantage. 8/7c occupants Shark Tank (1.1) and The Blacklist (0.8) exploded, each topping their previous season highs by multiple tenths.
  • The growth was there but not quite as profound for their lead-out newsmagazines 20/20 (0.8) and Dateline (0.6/0.7), as well as for WWE SmackDown! (0.8/0.7) on Fox.

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