Sunday, October 11, 2015

Week 3 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 3 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.20/12 rating/share (-7% in rating from first four nights week 2); #2. NBC 4.87/8 (-10%); #3. ABC 4.66/8 (-8%); #4. Fox 3.14/5 (-10%); #5. The CW 1.12/2 (+75%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 11.450 million (-8% from first four nights week 2); #2. NBC 7.682 million (-12%); #3. ABC 7.096 million (-3%); #4. Fox 5.113 million (-10%); #5. The CW 1.784 million (+82%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.51/8 rating/share (-16% in rating from first four nights week 2); #2. NBC 1.88/6 (-19%); #3. ABC 1.77/6 (-5%); #4. Fox 1.70/6 (-11%); #5. The CW 0.72/2 (+132%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 2 (9/28/15-10/4/15, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to Sunday Night Football, as NBC did a 2.70 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 2.11 rating. Fox was #3 with a 1.84 rating sparked by an NFL overrun, while ABC was #4 with a 1.79 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 10.334 million, with NBC #2 at 9.297 million.  ABC was #3 with 6.772 million and Fox at #4 with 5.341 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-10/8/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.51 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.33 rating. ABC is #3 with a 1.75 rating and Fox at #4 with a 1.71 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.810 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.804 million, ABC #3 with 6.904 million and Fox #4 with 4.843 million.

Back to week 3 (Oct. 5-11), read our full night-by-night analysis followed by how the sitcoms did! GREAT showings are in BOLD. If they are in bold in both total viewers and 18-49, then it is very impressive:



Week 3 (Oct. 5-11) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 4)(Week 2)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,807,00015,044,000(3,237,000)1.412.88(1.47)vs. 730-9P
NFL Post GameCBS7:22PM
13,031,000(13,031,000)
4.37(4.37)
The MuppetsABC7:00PM2,407,000
2,407,000 0.54
0.54 REPEAT
Dark Swan Rises SpecialABC7:00PM
3,199,000(3,199,000)
0.70(0.70)
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
2,054,000(2,054,000)
0.84(0.84)
The MuppetsABC7:30PM2,664,000
2,664,000 0.78
0.78 REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,757,0008,302,000(1,545,000)2.323.00(0.68)
The OTFox7:30PM13,279,0002,510,00010,769,000 4.901.233.67 vs. Bob's Burgers
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM11,794,000
11,794,000 1.41
1.41 PREMIERE
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,379,0005,925,000(546,000)1.821.800.02
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,664,00011,905,000759,000 4.434.380.05
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,016,0003,279,0002,737,000 2.681.531.15
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM24,184,00022,072,0002,112,000 8.758.130.62 831-1143P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM4,103,0003,140,000963,000 1.911.520.39
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,248,000
9,248,000 1.23
1.23 PREMIERE
CSICBS9:00PM
12,222,000(12,222,000)
1.79(1.79)
Blood & OilABC9:00PM5,275,0006,363,000(1,088,000)1.261.36(0.10)
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,562,0002,866,000696,000 1.731.470.26
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM3,302,0003,136,000166,000 1.451.410.04
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,786,000
6,786,000 0.99
0.99 PREMIERE
QuanticoABC10:00PM6,983,0007,142,000(159,000)1.901.93(0.03)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,396,00015,231,000165,000 3.853.820.03
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM11,819,00011,040,000779,000 1.751.630.12 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,152,00012,086,00066,000 3.283.36(0.08)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,329,0004,645,000(316,000)1.501.63(0.13)
Penn & Teller Fool UsCW8:00PM1,362,0001,341,00021,000 0.400.370.03
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM8,909,0008,712,000197,000 1.891.94(0.05)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM9,952,0009,495,000457,000 1.841.680.16
Minority ReportFox9:00PM2,075,0002,565,000(490,000)0.690.89(0.20)
Whose LineCW9:00PM1,216,0001,194,00022,000 0.440.400.04
Significant MotherCW9:30PM616,000667,000(51,000)0.200.21(0.01)FINALE
NCIS LACBS10:00PM7,995,0007,662,000333,000 1.181.19(0.01)
CastleABC10:00PM6,760,0006,700,00060,000 1.211.190.02
BlindspotNBC10:00PM9,062,0009,105,000(43,000)2.442.56(0.12)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,865,00016,526,000339,000 2.232.180.05
The MuppetsABC8:00PM4,851,0005,783,000(932,000)1.661.97(0.31)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM8,875,00013,603,000(4,728,000)2.243.74(1.50)8-10P REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM3,873,0005,337,000(1,464,000)1.161.49(0.33)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,584,000
3,584,000 1.43
1.43 PREMIERE
iHeart Radio SpecialCW8:00PM
891,000(891,000)
0.28(0.28)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM4,849,0004,735,000114,000 1.821.690.13
The GrinderFox8:30PM3,150,0004,982,000(1,832,000)0.961.52(0.56)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,181,00012,862,0001,319,000 1.751.710.04
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM4,318,0004,902,000(584,000)1.641.72(0.08)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM

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Scream QueensFox9:00PM2,968,0003,465,000(497,000)1.181.42(0.24)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,530,000
1,530,000 0.69
0.69 PREMIERE
LimitlessCBS10:00PM9,574,0009,734,000(160,000)1.751.94(0.19)
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,129,0004,205,000(1,076,000)0.740.98(0.24)REPEAT
Best Time Ever/NPHNBC10:00PM4,452,0005,992,000(1,540,000)1.301.89(0.59)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,067,0009,429,000(362,000)2.052.38(0.33)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,304,0007,913,000(609,000)1.992.16(0.17)
The Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM7,196,0007,355,000(159,000)1.101.23(0.13)
RosewoodFox8:00PM5,751,0006,236,000(485,000)1.761.99(0.23)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,670,000
2,670,000 1.09
1.09 PREMIERE
iHeart Radio SpecialCW8:00PM
928,000(928,000)
0.31(0.31)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,600,0007,389,000(789,000)2.102.38(0.28)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,081,00010,075,000(994,000)1.712.03(0.32)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,987,0008,723,000(736,000)2.722.96(0.24)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,003,0006,728,000275,000 1.551.72(0.17)
EmpireFox9:00PM13,101,00013,742,000(641,000)5.125.49(0.37)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,940,000
1,940,000 0.86
0.86 PREMIERE
black-ishABC9:30PM5,857,0005,936,000(79,000)1.911.820.09
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,832,0008,581,000(1,749,000)1.161.54(0.38)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,361,0004,720,000(359,000)1.051.14(0.09)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,485,0006,652,000(167,000)1.481.70(0.22)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NFL KickCBS8:00PM8,577,00011,281,000(2,704,000)2.463.64(1.18)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,124,0008,582,000(458,000)2.192.33(0.14)
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM4,412,0005,004,000(592,000)1.251.58(0.33)
BonesFox8:00PM5,896,0006,197,000(301,000)1.301.37(0.07)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,379,0001,107,000272,000 0.600.360.24 PREMIERE vs. Flash(R)
CBS Thursday NFLCBS8:30PM15,075,00019,435,000(4,360,000)5.026.92(1.90)826-1127P
ScandalABC9:00PM8,760,0009,119,000(359,000)2.642.83(0.19)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,019,0007,765,000(746,000)1.491.83(0.34)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM3,269,0003,456,000(187,000)0.990.980.01
The OriginalsCW9:00PM894,000838,00056,000 0.390.280.11 PREMIERE vs. Arrow(R)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM

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How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM7,217,0007,529,000(312,000)2.172.33(0.16)
The PlayerNBC10:00PM4,427,0004,578,000(151,000)0.880.95(0.07)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,887,0005,983,000(96,000)1.101.22(0.12)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,315,0006,549,000(234,000)1.301.220.08
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,704,000
2,704,000 0.80
0.80 PREMIERE
The PlayerNBC8:00PM
3,474,000(3,474,000)
0.55(0.55)
GothamFox8:00PM1,608,000
1,608,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM
2,863,000(2,863,000)
0.79(0.79)
ReignCW8:00PM955,000
955,000 0.30
0.30 PREMIERE
Masters of IllusionCW8:00PM
1,311,000(1,311,000)
0.30(0.30)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,777,0006,714,000(937,000)1.301.48(0.18)
UndateableNBC8:30PM2,419,000
2,419,000 0.80
0.80 PREMIERE
The GrinderFox8:30PM
2,267,000(2,267,000)
0.61(0.61)
Masters of IllusionCW8:30PM
1,341,000(1,341,000)
0.31(0.31)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,903,0009,245,000(342,000)1.101.060.04
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,768,0006,817,000(1,049,000)1.501.69(0.19)
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,542,0005,686,000(1,144,000)0.901.10(0.20)9-11P
RosewoodFox9:00PM1,498,0001,197,000301,000 0.400.40- REPEAT vs. Scream Queens(R)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM990,0001,066,000(76,000)0.300.37(0.07)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,469,00011,414,000(945,000)1.201.33(0.13)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,560,0004,437,000123,000 1.001.08(0.08)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
3,976,000(3,976,000)
0.51(0.51)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM
7,647,000(7,647,000)
2.53(2.53)8-11P
NASCAR RacingNBC8:00PM

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Live from New York!NBC8:00PM
2,795,000(2,795,000)
0.61(0.61)
College FootballFox8:00PM
2,162,000(2,162,000)
0.65(0.65)8-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
3,465,000(3,465,000)
0.58(0.58)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,571,000(4,571,000)
0.75(0.75)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
3,455,000(3,455,000)
0.85(0.85)


Sitcoms in green did excellent for the week, while yellow indicates OK showings and red is not good! This is sorted by adults 18-49:



Week 3 (Oct. 5-11) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon15,396,0003.85
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,987,0002.72
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,016,0002.68
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,600,0002.10
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,304,0001.99
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,857,0001.91
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun4,103,0001.91
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMMon8,909,0001.89
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue4,849,0001.82
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,562,0001.73
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue4,851,0001.66
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun3,302,0001.45
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,777,0001.3
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,315,0001.3
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue3,873,0001.16
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue3,150,0000.96
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,704,0000.8PREMIERE
UndatelableNBC8:30PMFri2,419,0000.8PREMIERE
The MuppetsABC7:30PMSun2,664,0000.78REPEAT
The MuppetsABC7:00PMSun2,407,0000.54REPEAT
Significant MotherCW8:30PMMon616,0000.20FINALE
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon


Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon


The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


MomCBS9:00PMThu


Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu


Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri


The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox9:30PMTue


GalavantABC8:00PMSun



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 26

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star.

black-ish - "Sister, Sister" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s sister comes to town after filming a stint on a reality show, and they couldn’t have less in common. Meanwhile, Zoey suggests that Dre spend more time with Junior since she’s leaving for college, and Jack and Diane decide to rebrand themselves.

black-ish - "All Groan Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Zoey gets into several colleges around the country, Dre and Bow begin to feel worried and sentimental. They reflect back on memories they’ve had with the family and wonder what life will be like without her around all the time. Pops enlists the twins to try and sway Zoey to go to college in a city they want to visit.

Nobodies - "Not the Emmys" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Award season! Larry, Rachel and Hugh are going to the Annies… while all their Groundlings friends are going to the Emmys.

Lopez - "No Country Club for Young Men" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George gets Hector a job at his country club, but he falls in with a bad crowd of rich kids. Olly's little sister rolls back into town while Manolo struggles to stay focused in his GED class.

Hollywood Darlings - "Driving Miss Jodie" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jodie must choose between a sports car and a minivan; Christine's dream of participating in an exclusive yoga class is thwarted by a loud-breathing celebrity classmate.

Return of the Mac - "The Wrong Stuff" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Feeling threatened by newly appointed sidekick Joey Fatone, Joe heads to a comedy club to hone his comedy monologue skills.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Wednesday, April 26

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about the disease she won’t let destroy her on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your loclal listings.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity makes pecan bars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.