Sunday, November 01, 2015

Week 6 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 6 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.55/13 rating/share (+4% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. Fox  6.19/10 (+106%); #3. NBC 4.61/8 (-1%); #4. ABC 4.21/7 (-10%); #5. The CW 1.04/2 (+1%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 12.101 million (+4% from first four nights week 5); #2. Fox 10.243 million (+115%); #3. NBC 7.277 million (-1%); #4. ABC 6.487 million (-9%); #5. The CW 1.687 million (+8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.91/9 rating/share (+8% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. Fox 2.90/9 (+88%); #3. NBC 1.76/6 (even); #4. ABC 1.59/5 (-11%); #5. The CW 0.65/2 (+7%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 5 (10/19/15-10/25/15, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to Sunday Night Football, as NBC did a 2.26 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.93 rating. Fox jumped to #3 with a 1.66 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.61 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 9.781 million, with NBC #2 at 8.156 million.  ABC was #3 with 6.359 million and Fox at #4 with 4.935 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-10/29/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.37 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.22 rating. Fox jumped to #3 with a 1.69 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.62 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.510 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.372 million, ABC #3 with 6.446 million and Fox #4 with 5.120 million.

Back to week 6 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1), 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 6 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 25)(Week 5)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,705,00013,788,000 (3,083,000)1.292.36 (1.07)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,338,0004,995,000 343,000 1.060.83 0.23
The GrinderFox7:25PM
3,014,000 (3,014,000)
1.09 (1.09)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,494,0003,647,000 2,847,000 2.331.09 1.24
The OTFox7:30PM12,120,0002,639,000 9,481,000 4.211.13 3.08 vs. Simpsons(R)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,812,0009,606,000 1,206,000 1.251.15 0.10
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,122,0004,922,000 200,000 1.631.61 0.02
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,506,00012,013,000 493,000 4.434.25 0.18
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,754,0003,687,000 3,067,000 2.791.66 1.13
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM20,612,00022,816,000 (2,204,000)7.608.23 (0.63)831-1139P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM4,382,0002,568,000 1,814,000 2.021.22 0.80
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,819,0008,089,000 730,000 1.061.08 (0.02)
Blood & OilABC9:00PM3,768,0003,495,000 273,000 0.920.85 0.07
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,851,0002,092,000 1,759,000 1.820.99 0.83 vs. Bob's
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM3,417,0002,289,000 1,128,000 1.471.03 0.44
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,542,0005,208,000 1,334,000 0.850.74 0.11
QuanticoABC10:00PM5,105,0005,299,000 (194,000)1.491.61 (0.12)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,324,00014,684,000 1,640,000 4.353.85 0.50
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM11,863,00012,498,000 (635,000)1.801.93 (0.13)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,877,00011,400,000 477,000 3.113.04 0.07 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,324,0004,186,000 138,000 1.481.33 0.15
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM666,000791,000 (125,000)0.200.27 (0.07)
SupergirlCBS8:30PM12,955,000
12,955,000 3.15
3.15 PREMIERE
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM
8,467,000 (8,467,000)
2.08 (2.08)
Minority ReportFox9:00PM1,918,0001,821,000 97,000 0.600.58 0.02
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM942,000836,000 106,000 0.320.35 (0.03)
ScorpionCBS9:30PM9,692,0009,460,000 232,000 1.901.80 0.10 930-11P vs 9-10P
NCIS LACBS10:00PM
8,767,000 (8,767,000)
1.33 (1.33)
CastleABC10:00PM4,471,0006,670,000 (2,199,000)0.781.08 (0.30)REPEAT
BlindspotNBC10:00PM7,906,0007,817,000 89,000 2.152.12 0.03










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,815,00017,215,000 (400,000)2.132.20 (0.07)
The MuppetsABC8:00PM4,333,0005,983,000 (1,650,000)1.431.98 (0.55)vs. Charlie Brown
Best Time Ever/NPHNBC8:00PM4,177,0004,811,000 (634,000)1.061.23 (0.17)
MLB World Series Gm1Fox8:00PM14,944,000
14,944,000 4.64
4.64 804-102A
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM
3,329,000 (3,329,000)
1.03 (1.03)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,426,0003,469,000 (43,000)1.391.39 -
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM4,066,0005,020,000 (954,000)1.471.62 (0.15)vs. Toy Story Terror
The GrinderFox8:30PM
2,864,000 (2,864,000)
0.93 (0.93)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM13,057,00012,986,000 71,000 1.621.61 0.01
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM3,806,0003,846,000 (40,000)1.451.48 (0.03)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM10,225,00011,280,000 (1,055,000)2.592.72 (0.13)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM
2,588,000 (2,588,000)
0.97 (0.97)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,471,0001,285,000 186,000 0.560.46 0.10
LimitlessCBS10:00PM7,453,0007,895,000 (442,000)1.411.35 0.06
Wicked CityABC10:00PM3,281,0002,549,000 732,000 0.880.79 0.09 PREMIERE vs. Shark Tank (R)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,803,0007,637,000 166,000 1.921.64 0.28










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,484,0009,103,000 (619,000)2.062.13 (0.07)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,434,0007,084,000 350,000 1.981.94 0.04
The Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,349,0006,809,000 (460,000)1.031.08 (0.05)
MLB World Series Gm2Fox8:00PM13,722,000
13,722,000 3.87
3.87 804-1103P
RosewoodFox8:00PM
5,266,000 (5,266,000)
1.56 (1.56)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,643,0002,402,000 241,000 0.940.89 0.05
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,877,0006,480,000 397,000 2.162.14 0.02
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,642,0008,470,000 (828,000)1.601.63 (0.03)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM6,393,0007,799,000 (1,406,000)1.862.73 (0.87)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC9:00PM6,136,000
6,136,000 1.48
1.48 9-11P
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
6,325,000 (6,325,000)
1.50 (1.50)
EmpireFox9:00PM
12,281,000 (12,281,000)
4.85 (4.85)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,039,0001,589,000 450,000 0.810.62 0.19
black-ishABC9:30PM6,181,0005,793,000 388,000 1.871.77 0.10
Code BlackCBS10:00PM5,958,0007,129,000 (1,171,000)1.101.24 (0.14)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,178,0004,474,000 (296,000)1.111.06 0.05
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
6,237,000 (6,237,000)
1.39 (1.39)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NFL KickCBS8:00PM11,104,00010,272,000 832,000 3.353.28 0.07
Pumpkin Charlie BrownABC8:00PM6,543,0008,964,000 (2,421,000)1.722.41 (0.69)vs. Grey's
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,946,0003,804,000 142,000 1.051.12 (0.07)
BonesFox8:00PM6,572,0006,065,000 507,000 1.311.19 0.12
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,237,0001,195,000 42,000 0.570.51 0.06
CBS Thursday NFLCBS8:30PM17,527,00017,117,000 410,000 6.035.86 0.17 826-1121P
ScandalABC9:00PM7,802,0008,281,000 (479,000)2.312.46 (0.15)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,029,0006,679,000 350,000 1.471.43 0.04
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,572,0002,893,000 1,679,000 1.100.85 0.25
The OriginalsCW9:00PM1,068,000953,000 115,000 0.390.40 (0.01)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM

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How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM6,272,0006,951,000 (679,000)1.812.06 (0.25)
The PlayerNBC10:00PM3,867,0004,154,000 (287,000)0.720.80 (0.08)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,096,0005,944,000 152,000 1.201.18 0.02
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,841,0007,169,000 (328,000)1.201.24 (0.04)
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,652,0002,577,000 75,000 0.700.68 0.02
MLB World Series Gm3Fox8:00PM12,508,000
12,508,000 3.10
3.10 8-11P
GothamFox8:00PM
1,643,000 (1,643,000)
0.49 (0.49)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM787,000901,000 (114,000)0.200.23 (0.03)REPEAT vs. Reign
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,783,0005,974,000 (191,000)1.201.19 0.01
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM2,326,0002,244,000 82,000 0.700.58 0.12
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,128,0008,595,000 (467,000)1.101.02 0.08
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,085,0006,360,000 (275,000)1.401.53 (0.13)
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,967,000
3,967,000 1.10
1.10 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC9:00PM
4,645,000 (4,645,000)
0.95 (0.95)
RosewoodFox9:00PM
1,208,000 (1,208,000)
0.31 (0.31)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM939,000727,000 212,000 0.200.26 (0.06)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,540,00010,417,000 (877,000)1.101.18 (0.08)
20/20ABC10:00PM8,158,0005,171,000 2,987,000 1.701.19 0.51
DatelineNBC10:00PM3,314,000
3,314,000 0.80
0.80










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,440,0004,316,000 (876,000)0.600.65 (0.05)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM5,390,0005,290,000 100,000 1.501.61 (0.11)8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM3,930,0005,055,000 (1,125,000)0.600.80 (0.20)8-10P
MLB World Series Gm4Fox8:00PM12,170,0003,344,000 8,826,000 3.101.04 2.06 vs. College Football
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,710,0003,246,000 (536,000)0.500.58 (0.08)REPEAT vs. Crimetime
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,350,0005,607,000 (1,257,000)0.700.96 (0.26)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,050,0002,881,000 169,000 0.700.72 (0.02)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 6 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMMon16,324,0004.35
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,754,0002.79
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,877,0002.16
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun4,382,0002.02
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,434,0001.98
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,181,0001.87
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed6,393,0001.86REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,851,0001.82
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun3,417,0001.47
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue4,066,0001.47
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue4,333,0001.43
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,783,0001.2
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,841,0001.2
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,652,0000.7
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri2,326,0000.7
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The GrinderFox7:00PMSun

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue

preempted
The GrinderFox8:30PMSat

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMSat

preempted
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu


Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon


The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


MomCBS9:00PMThu


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

Wednesday, October 18

The Goldbergs - "Revenge o' the Nerds" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With the children growing up, Beverly decides to reinvent herself and quits being a substitute teacher. She decides to focus her energy on going to night school so she can eventually own her own business. Murray doesn’t like change or things costing money, so he convinces her to get a perm instead. Meanwhile, Erica struggles to balance her academic and social life in college and needs Adam’s assistance.

Speechless - "T-R-- TRAINING D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jimmy takes JJ camping to give him “the talk,” Maya trains a ragtag group of new aides, and sparks fly between Dylan and Ray’s bully.

Modern Family - "Sex, Lies & Kickball" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.

American Housewife - "The Lice Storm" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Anna-Kat brings home a lice infestation, Katie uses it to force bonding time with Taylor. Greg attempts to bond with Oliver (and avoid lice) by camping in the backyard, but Greg becomes concerned when Oliver keeps ditching their campout to be with their new sleazy neighbor named Spencer.

You're the Worst - "A Bunch of Hornballs" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy goes out of town for a Romance/Erotica fiction convention while Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen's relationship with Boone. Meanwhile, Edgar's friend Max encourages him to overspend on party planning.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Wednesday, October 18

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Woody and Rob chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about LBJ on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim talks about A Question of Faith on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Liz Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/Victorious) - Liz opens up about the Dynasty reboot on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about her new Lifetime movie The Watcher in the Woods on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Patrice Lovely (Love Thy Neighbor) - Patrice appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:50am.
  • Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) - Frankie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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