In looking at all of the ratings that have officially come in now for Sunday night’s television lineup, one thing appears clear: Viewers still love the Miss Universe Pageant.
While Steve Harvey’s colossal mistake last year as the host of the Pageant didn’t do much to raise the ratings, they weren’t too much lower, either. With a 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic, this is easily still enough for this Pageant to be #1 on the night. It also remains incredibly popular around the world, so this is not something that we’re going to be seeing stopping at any point in the near future.
As for some of the other ratings on the night, most of them are geared towards CBS.
“NCIS: Los Angeles” – With a 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic, the show was able to recover from their last new episode, which aired against prominent NFL football. This is a show not in any apparent danger, but you still want to see it perform as well as you possibly can.
“Madam Secretary” – Meanwhile, the Tea Leoni drama drew a 0.9 rating, up significantly versus its last episode, as well — yet, we’re not as confident in its future just because is averaging a much lower rating than the “NCIS” spin-off. We do think that it will likely be safe, though, mostly because of the fact that it is starting to near a significant syndication threshold with a season 4 renewal.
“Elementary” – Finally, the mystery series drew a 0.7 rating, which is certainly a nice improvement but nothing major enough to make us confident. We like the show and love Jonny Lee Miller, but at the same time we’ve been worried about its future for many years. The one thing potentially saving it is the sole fact that it airs at such a terrible timeslot.
We should get formal decisions on every one of these series in May, when the major networks hold their upfront presentations.
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