Cancelled Sci Fi Terms

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.


Season To Date Ratings Metric Definitions:

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