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 (December/January)

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12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
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01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Romance Calibration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Penny feels that Leonard is taking her for granted, she decides to go on a spa weekend with Amy. Also, Wolowitz and Koothrappali try to fix a squeaky floorboard in the baby’s room.

The Great Indoors - "Mason Blows Up" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack tries to reassert his dominance as a reporter after Mason scores an investigative coup that turns him into an overnight celebrity. Also, Clark’s low self-esteem causes him to give Emma relationship advice about other guys instead of asking her out himself

Mom - "Good Karma and the Big Weird" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie’s charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he’s been declared off limits. Chris Pratt, husband of MOM star Anna Faris, guest stars as Nick, Marjorie’s nephew.

Life in Pieces - "Tailgate Spiral Souvenir Seating" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen and Matt host the family tailgate party at the L.A. Rams game, they invite former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner to spice up their so far dismal event. Also, Tim’s in danger of missing the game when Sophia makes him take her to the restroom and they get sidetracked returning to their seats; Joan and Jen try to sneak into seats closer to the field; and Greg wins a chance to participate in a halftime contest involving a football toss.

The Good Place - "Mindy St. Claire" / "Michael's Gambit" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the help of Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Michael (Ted Danson) faces his biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) are faced with a monumental decision.

Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and her friends contemplate their fates in the Good Place.

Baskets - "Freaks" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Friday, January 20

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.