Snapshot: New series Week 2: Fox’s Last Man Standing (1.3, down -27 in 18-49 Live+Same Day rating, 6.0 million viewers),The Cool Kids (1.1, down 27%, 4.8 million) Facing strong baseball competition…
Facing strong baseball competition, Fox’s Last Man Standing (1.3, 6.0 million) was down -27% in the demo and 2 million viewers from its strong premiere last week. It still finished as No. 1 on Friday among adults 18-49 and was above its previous season average on ABC but we will have to see what level the Tim Allen sitcom settles at and whether it would continue to get sizable DVR bumps.
Last week, Last Man Standing topped the Thursday premiere of CBS’ Murphy Brown revival in 18-49 and total viewers. In Week 2, Last Man Standing was still ahead in the demo but fell behind in viewers as Murphy Brown had a minimal second-week drops (1.1, 7.2 million).
Before and immediately after the Senate narrowly voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday, top Democrats vowed that they would continue to fight — not only at the ballot box in November’s midterm elections, but also through further investigations and potentially even impeachment proceedings afterwards.
On Saturday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced she planned to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to obtain documents related to the FBI’s supplemental probe of Kavanaugh, which senators said showed no corroboration of the decades-old sexual misconduct allegations against him. FBI background checks on judicial nominees have traditionally been kept confidential so that only senators, White House officials, and certain aides can view them.
A southern Minnesota television reporter who wore a “Make America Great Again” hat while covering a Trump rally was fired Friday,
James Bunner, a multimedia journalist for NBC affiliate KTTC-TV in Austin, was fired Friday, reportedly for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat while covering President Trump’s rally in Rochester on Thursday.