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


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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.