Sunday, November 29, 2015

Week 10 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 10 TV Ratings (first two nights Mon-Tue, rest of week is PRELIM due to Thanksgiving): 

Households: #1. ABC 6.94/12 rating/share (+52% in rating from first four nights week 9); #2. CBS  6.05/10 (+5%); #3. NBC 5.44/9 (+12%); #4. Fox 1.59/3 (-42%); #5. The CW 0.72/1 (-31%).
Total Viewers: #1. ABC 11.306 million (+61% from first four nights week 9); #2. CBS 9.748 million (+6%); #3. NBC 8.756 million (+14%); #4. Fox 2.507 million (-43%); #5. The CW 1.064 million (-34%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.13/7 rating/share (+16% in rating from first four nights week 9); #2. ABC 2.05/7 (+18%); #3. CBS 1.58/5 (-5%); #4. Fox 0.88/3 (-40%); #5. The CW 0.34/1 (-48%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 9 (11/16/15-11/22/15, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to SNF of course, as NBC did a 2.08 rating.  ABC was #2 with a 1.81 rating boosted by the AMA's. Fox was #3 with a 1.78 rating helped by the NFL overrun, while CBS was #4 with a 1.36 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 8.396 million, with NBC #2 at 7.690 million.  ABC was #3 with 7.045 million and Fox at #4 with 5.327 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-11/24/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.36 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.01 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.74 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.65 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.031 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.342 million, ABC #3 with 6.645 million and Fox #4 with 5.440 million.

Back to week 10 (Nov. 23-29), 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 10 (Nov. 23-29) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 22)(Week 9)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,994,00018,132,000 (7,138,000)1.523.56 (2.04)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,407,0005,319,000 88,000 1.090.92 0.17
The SimpsonsFox7:18PM
2,298,000 (2,298,000)
0.85 (0.85)REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM
3,451,000 (3,451,000)
1.15 (1.15)preempted
The OTFox7:45PM12,730,0002,274,000 10,456,000 4.521.02 3.50 vs. Bob's
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM9,906,00010,612,000 (706,000)1.111.39 (0.28)
American Music AwardsABC8:00PM11,007,000
11,007,000 3.49
3.49 8-11P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM
4,853,000 (4,853,000)
1.61 (1.61)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,884,00010,341,000 543,000 3.393.73 (0.34)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM5,639,0002,747,000 2,892,000 2.321.18 1.14 vs. REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,007,00019,388,000 (1,381,000)6.357.01 (0.66)831-1146P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,883,0002,690,000 1,193,000 1.711.27 0.44
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM7,805,0008,522,000 (717,000)0.891.12 (0.23)
Blood & OilABC9:00PM

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Family GuyFox9:00PM3,372,0002,906,000 466,000 1.601.39 0.21
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM3,269,0002,843,000 426,000 1.291.19 0.10
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,303,0005,746,000 557,000 0.880.96 (0.08)
QuanticoABC10:00PM
4,203,000 (4,203,000)
1.33 (1.33)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM7,187,0007,769,000 (582,000)1.521.75 (0.23)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM13,287,00012,351,000 936,000 2.111.84 0.27 FINALE 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,293,00011,208,000 (915,000)2.573.00 (0.43)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,997,0004,349,000 (352,000)1.381.55 (0.17)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM882,000889,000 (7,000)0.290.29 -
ScorpionCBS9:00PM8,949,0009,163,000 (214,000)1.671.66 0.01
Minority ReportFox9:00PM1,523,0001,740,000 (217,000)0.540.66 (0.12)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM982,0001,100,000 (118,000)0.380.45 (0.07)
NCIS LACBS10:00PM7,801,0007,911,000 (110,000)1.231.27 (0.04)
CastleABC10:00PM6,654,0006,662,000 (8,000)1.131.12 0.01
BlindspotNBC10:00PM7,026,0007,736,000 (710,000)1.872.13 (0.26)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,193,00016,587,000 (394,000)2.172.17 -
Charlie Brown ThanksgivingABC8:00PM7,517,000
7,517,000 2.18
2.18
The MuppetsABC8:00PM
3,885,000 (3,885,000)
1.19 (1.19)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,970,00011,183,000 (1,213,000)2.092.64 (0.55)
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM2,717,0002,978,000 (261,000)0.891.01 (0.12)
Holiday CommercialsCW8:00PM1,453,0003,458,000 (2,005,000)0.361.37 (1.01)vs Flash
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM
3,898,000 (3,898,000)
1.42 (1.42)
The GrinderFox8:30PM2,249,0002,367,000 (118,000)0.710.87 (0.16)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM11,848,00013,008,000 (1,160,000)1.651.66 (0.01)
Dancing with the StarsABC9:00PM13,490,000
13,490,000 2.37
2.37 9-11P FINALE
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM
3,602,000 (3,602,000)
1.28 (1.28)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,614,0008,638,000 (1,024,000)1.842.19 (0.35)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM1,983,0002,370,000 (387,000)0.810.92 (0.11)
The FlashCW9:00PM939,0001,174,000 (235,000)0.340.50 (0.16)REPEAT vs. iZombie
LimitlessCBS10:00PM6,530,0007,519,000 (989,000)1.261.40 (0.14)
Shark TankABC10:00PM
2,529,000 (2,529,000)
0.67 (0.67)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,341,0007,945,000 (604,000)1.831.89 (0.06)










Wednesday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,328,0009,049,000 (721,000)1.802.05 (0.25)
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,898,0007,926,000 (2,028,000)1.302.06 (0.76)REPEAT
Making of Wiz Live!NBC8:00PM2,800,0007,406,000 (4,606,000)0.601.12 (0.52)vs. Laura
RosewoodFox8:00PM4,633,0004,723,000 (90,000)1.201.46 (0.26)
CW MovieCW8:00PM1,731,000
1,731,000 0.40
0.40 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM
2,691,000 (2,691,000)
1.10 (1.10)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM5,154,0007,081,000 (1,927,000)1.202.23 (1.03)REPEAT
SurvivorCBS9:00PM8,038,0008,144,000 (106,000)1.801.53 0.27 vs. Crim Minds
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,679,0008,376,000 (3,697,000)1.202.80 (1.60)REPEAT
SNL ThanksgivingNBC9:00PM3,769,000
3,769,000 1.10
1.10 9-11P REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
6,287,000 (6,287,000)
1.43 (1.43)
EmpireFox9:00PM9,111,00011,336,000 (2,225,000)3.104.43 (1.33)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM
1,661,000 (1,661,000)
0.66 (0.66)
black-ishABC9:30PM4,091,0006,075,000 (1,984,000)1.101.86 (0.76)REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM7,582,0006,585,000 997,000 1.401.18 0.22
Jimmy Kimmel Live!ABC10:00PM2,511,0004,436,000 (1,925,000)0.701.05 (0.35)REPEAT vs. Nashville
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
6,471,000 (6,471,000)
1.36 (1.36)










Thursday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM12,833,00015,194,000 (2,361,000)3.403.75 (0.35)REPEAT
The MuppetsABC8:00PM2,165,000
2,165,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM
8,498,000 (8,498,000)
2.45 (2.45)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM17,958,000
17,958,000 5.60
5.60
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM
3,719,000 (3,719,000)
1.11 (1.11)
All-Star Dog RescueFox8:00PM2,073,000
2,073,000 0.40
0.40 8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM
5,246,000 (5,246,000)
1.02 (1.02)
Whose Line/Anyway?CW8:00PM1,179,000
1,179,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM
1,103,000 (1,103,000)
0.50 (0.50)
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM8,009,0008,349,000 (340,000)2.201.83 0.37
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM1,582,000
1,582,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
Thanksgiving Night FootballNBC8:30PM25,167,000
25,167,000 8.00
8.00
Whose Line/Anyway?CW8:30PM1,102,000
1,102,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
MomCBS9:00PM6,724,0007,464,000 (740,000)1.601.65 (0.05)
The MiddleABC9:00PM1,873,000
1,873,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
ScandalABC9:00PM
8,132,000 (8,132,000)
2.44 (2.44)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM
6,913,000 (6,913,000)
1.48 (1.48)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM
2,804,000 (2,804,000)
0.81 (0.81)
Whose Line/Anyway?CW9:00PM1,016,000
1,016,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
The OriginalsCW9:00PM
802,000 (802,000)
0.36 (0.36)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM5,855,0006,423,000 (568,000)1.601.71 (0.11)
The GoldbergsABC9:30PM1,750,000
1,750,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
Whose Line/Anyway?CW9:30PM1,070,000
1,070,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,333,0005,609,000 (276,000)1.000.89 0.11
Last Man StandingABC10:00PM1,968,000
1,968,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM
7,187,000 (7,187,000)
2.31 (2.31)
Dr. KenABC10:30PM1,739,000
1,739,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
The PlayerNBC10:00PM
3,407,000 (3,407,000)
0.79 (0.79)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,510,0006,028,000 (518,000)1.001.03 (0.03)
Santa Claus Is Comin'ABC8:00PM4,460,000
4,460,000 1.10
1.10 REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
7,290,000 (7,290,000)
1.23 (1.23)
National Dog ShowNBC8:00PM3,790,000
3,790,000 0.60
0.60 8-10P REPEAT
UndateableNBC8:00PM
2,721,000 (2,721,000)
0.80 (0.80)
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM3,200,0003,810,000 (610,000)0.901.14 (0.24)
Grandma Got RunoverCW8:00PM1,570,0001,090,000 480,000 0.400.32 0.08 REPEAT vs. Reign
Dr. KenABC8:30PM
6,072,000 (6,072,000)
1.20 (1.20)
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM
2,113,000 (2,113,000)
0.63 (0.63)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM5,600,0009,098,000 (3,498,000)0.701.10 (0.40)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,310,0006,900,000 (2,590,000)1.001.67 (0.67)REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM
3,625,000 (3,625,000)
0.87 (0.87)
World's FunniestFox9:00PM1,840,0002,236,000 (396,000)0.600.74 (0.14)
Kung Fu Panda HolidayCW9:00PM1,550,000
1,550,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM
953,000 (953,000)
0.30 (0.30)
Merry MadagascarCW9:30PM1,680,000
1,680,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM7,480,00011,010,000 (3,530,000)0.801.08 (0.28)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM4,720,0007,072,000 (2,352,000)1.101.38 (0.28)
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,240,0004,648,000 (408,000)0.901.16 (0.26)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Frosty the SnowmanCBS8:00PM5,030,000
5,030,000 1.40
1.40 REPEAT
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
3,665,000 (3,665,000)
0.56 (0.56)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM4,690,0003,856,000 834,000 1.401.11 0.29 8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,500,0002,257,000 2,243,000 0.800.48 0.32 8-10P vs. NBC Movie
College FootballFox8:00PM6,340,0004,277,000 2,063,000 1.801.29 0.51 8-11P
Frosty ReturnsCBS8:30PM4,440,000
4,440,000 1.20
1.20 REPEAT
The Story of Santa ClausCBS9:00PM3,250,0004,835,000 (1,585,000)0.900.75 0.15 vs. 48 Hours(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,400,0005,353,000 (953,000)0.801.01 (0.21)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,990,0002,209,000 781,000 0.800.52 0.28 REPEAT


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 10 (Nov. 23-29) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu12,833,0003.40REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun5,639,0002.32
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu8,009,0002.20
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,883,0001.71
MomCBS9:00PMThu6,724,0001.60
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,372,0001.60
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu5,855,0001.50
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,898,0001.30REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun3,269,0001.29
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,679,0001.20REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed5,154,0001.20REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,091,0001.10REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue2,717,0000.89
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue2,249,0000.71
The MuppetsABC8:00PMThu2,165,0000.60REPEAT
The MiddleABC9:00PMThu1,873,0000.60REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC10:00PMThu1,968,0000.5
The GoldbergsABC9:30PMThu1,750,0000.50REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMThu1,582,0000.40REPEAT
Dr. KenABC10:30PMThu1,739,0000.4
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri

preempted
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMSat

preempted
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon


The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri


BordertownFox9:30PMSun


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox9:30PMTue


GalavantABC8:00PMSun



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, February 21

The Big Bang Theory - "The D&D Vortex" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When the gang finds out Wil Wheaton hosts a celebrity Dungeons and Dragons game involving William Shatner, Joe Manganiello, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kevin Smith, deception and betrayal are the path to make it to the one open seat.

Young Sheldon - "A Loaf of Bread and a Grand Old Flag" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Things spiral out of control when Sheldon boycotts his favorite bread company. Also, Georgie offers Veronica a shoulder to cry on when she’s dumped by her boyfriend.

Mom - "Skippy and the Knowledge Hole" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy finds it challenging to quit smoking, while Bonnie helps Tammy prepare to take the GED test.

Fam - "Drunk in Love" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
During their engagement party, Clem and Nick are both shocked to learn that the other has been keeping an embarrassing secret about how they met.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Honeypot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jake and Holt clash over the merits of a new hire in the 99th precinct. Terry, Amy, Rosa and Charles try to do something about the cluttered bullpen.

Will & Grace - "The Pursuit of Happiness" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Grace (Debra Messing) is enlisted by Malcolm (guest star Alec Baldwin) to help him win back Karen's (Megan Mullally) affections. Will's (Eric McCormack) flirtation with his co-worker, Paul (guest star Barrett Foa), takes a turn when details about Paul's home life put Will in an ethical dilemma. And Jack's (Sean Hayes) run-in with Zusanna (guest star Andrea Martin), the sister of his former acting teacher, reignites Jack's passion for performing.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 18

Thursday, February 21

  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Catch Ken on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • James Spader (The Office) - James stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris O'Dowd (Family Tree) - Chris is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Reba McEntire (Reba/Malibu Country) - Reba drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Finesse Mitchell (A.N.T. Farm) - Finesse is a panelist on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill appears on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place) - D'Arcy will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season

01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 1 - Volumes 1-5
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 2 - Volumes 6-10
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 3 - Seasons 10-14
02/05 - First Lady of Television - Betty White Collection (40 rare and acclaimed episodes from her early days in television)
02/05 - Mama's Family - Seasons 1-6 - The Complete Series
02/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-3 (Blu-ray)
02/12 - Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season
02/26 - What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season
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