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, April 24

Roseanne - "Twenty Years to Life" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the first half-hour episode of the season premiere, Roseanne and Dan adjust to living under the same roof with Darlene and her two children, Harris and Mark, when Darlene loses her job. Meanwhile, Becky announces she is going to be a surrogate to make extra money; and Roseanne and Jackie are at odds with one another.

Roseanne - "Dress to Impress" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the second half-hour episode, Darlene’s son, Mark, gets caught with a pocket knife after being bullied on the first day of his new school. Meanwhile, Becky invites Andrea over to meet the family and is nervous to bring her home.

Roseanne - "Eggs Over, Not Easy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A crucial moment for Becky’s surrogacy arrangement forces her and Darlene to critically assess each other’s lives. Meanwhile, an animal rescue organization rejects Jackie’s application to adopt a puppy; and Roseanne makes a plan to change their mind.

Roseanne - "Darlene v. David" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
David unexpectedly shows up for Harris’ birthday after being absent for years, forcing Darlene to re-examine their relationship and the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Roseanne and Jackie’s mother, Bev, temporarily moves into the Conner home after an incident at the nursing home prevents her from returning.

LA to Vegas - "Captain Dave's on a Roll" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In a depressed state after breaking up with Patricia, Dave agrees to go gambling with Artem and Colin while the others cover for him when he runs late to do his job; Ronnie has difficulties deciding whether to move in with Bryan or not.

New Girl - "Lillypads" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Schmidt asks Jess to help prepare Ruth for an interview to get into a prestigious pre-school; Nick begins procrastinating with his writing; Winston gets ready to confront his specific fear of appearing in court to testify.

The Last O.G. - "Swipe Right" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Cousin Bobby convinces Tray to try a popular dating app; he lands a great match but realizes that he's not emotionally ready for a new relationship.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Tuesday, April 24

  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Catch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided/Arrested Development) - Judy appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) - Zach visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alia Shawkat (Search Party/Arrested Development) - Alia stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) and Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Kelly and Mark are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry speaks about the series Barry on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • T.R Knight (Charlie Lawrence) - T.R. appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Aubrey Anderson-Emmons (Modern Family) - Aubrey is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about her new film All These Moments on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali talks about her new book Go Ask Ali on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris and Adam Sandler talk about The Week of on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi cooks up something delicious with Michael Symon on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.


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02/06 - All in the Family - Seasons 1-5
02/06 - Bosom Buddies - The Complete Series
02/06 - Women of the House - Complete 12 Episode Series
02/13 - Broad City - Season 4
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02/27 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season
02/27 - Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season
02/27 - Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
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