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

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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