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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, September 29

Superstore - "Back to Work" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), the district manager from corporate, tells the Cloud 9 employees he is going to be around for the day to see what can improve in the store. Amy (America Ferrera) tries to impress him with a perfect day, but a workplace accident threatens her plan. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to come off as a tough boss in front of Jeff, Jonah (Ben Feldman) attempts to help an unyielding Dina (Lauren Ash) win over the employees she betrayed in the strike and Mateo (Nico Santos) discovers something about Jeff in his pursuit to win him over.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Earworm Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, “Footprints on the Moon.”

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Better Things - "Woman Is the Something of the Something" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets really looked at.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Thursday, September 29

  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Catch Judith on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Meadows (Son of Zorn/Marry Me/The Michael Richards Show) - Tim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community), Dave Foley (Dr. Ken/NewsRadio) and Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Go On) - Ken, Dave and Suzy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Ken will also be on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be) - Holland talks about The Front Page on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie-Lynn is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.