‘Holmes Family Effect’ Premiere Has a Negative Effect on Fox’s Ratings

Tony Maglio
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Mike Holmes’ “Holmes Family Effect” may have a positive effect on local communities, but it did not have the same impact on Fox’s Tuesday ratings. Airing two hours of the imported CTV (Canada) show, Fox finished fifth on broadcast in total viewers — behind Univision. It tied ABC and Telemundo for fourth place in the key ratings demo, adults 18-49. That trio ranked behind Univision in primetime demo ratings. CBS won the evening with “NCIS” and two other procedurals. Also Read: Why Fox Content Boss Doesn't Want More 'Holmes Family Effect' - But Will Take More Mike Holmes Last Tuesday, Fox had a better primetime performance simply airing a “Resident” episode and a rerun. Production shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic have caused quite the scheduling headache, something TheWrap discussed recently with Fox Entertainment’s executive vice president of program planning and content strategy Dan Harrison. Read our “Holmes Family Effect”-centric interview here. CBS was first in ratings with a 0.7 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 7.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. “NCIS” at 8 p.m. put up a 0.8/5 and 9.5 million viewers. At 9, “FBI” drew a 0.7/5 and...

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