Following are explanations of various terms used throughout this site:
Cancellation Watch Metric Definitions:
These numbers are included in the weekly Sci Fi Cancellation Watch round up posts.
Rating: Overnight rating in the 18-49 demographic for same day viewing based on the final numbers unless otherwise noted
% Chng PW: The percentage change +/- for this week’s rating vs. last week’s rating.
Tot Viewers: Estimated total viewers (age 2+) to tune in to the episode for same day viewing.
StD Rating: Season to date average for the rating metric tracked above.
Cancellation Alert: My prediction of the likelihood that a show will get cancelled. From least to most likely the statuses are Low, Moderate, Medium, Elevated, and High.
These numbers (when available) are posted on the pages for each show (see the list of series pages at this link)
StD: Season to Date
Live + SD Rating: The overnight ratings in the 18-49 demographic for the live broadcast of a show or any delayed viewings that occurred that Same Day.
StD Avg: Season to date average of the Live + SD rating above.
Tot Vwrs: Total viewers (age 2 and up) that watched the broadcast live or on DVR the same day.
Live + 7 Rating: The rating in the 18-49 demographic based on the live broadcast and delayed viewing up to seven days later.
Cancel Alert: My prediction of the likelihood that a show will get cancelled. From least to most likely the statuses are Low, Moderate, Medium, Elevated, and High.
(R): Repeat episode