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

Thursday, January 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Triangulation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Koothrappali finds himself in the middle of domestic drama when he learns the woman he’s dating, Nell (Beth Behrs), has a very upset husband, Oliver (Walton Goggins). Also, when Sheldon rents his old room back for a quiet place to work, he drives Leonard crazy by being a model tenant.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Sex Fog and a Mild-To-Moderate Panic Attack" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Bonnie and Adam attend a traditional wedding, they discover they’re not on the same page about their own wedding. Also, Christy and Patrick have trouble setting the mood for their “first time."

Life in Pieces - "Goose Friends Auction Fog" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen sings in Tyler’s band, she gets caught up in the excitement and creates an awkward situation for him. Also, John and Greg decide to brew beer together, Matt donates one of his paintings to a silent auction for Tim’s medical charity, and Heather becomes jealous of Joan’s friendship with a classmate.

Superstore - "High Volume Store" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When corporate announces that the store is getting an upgrade, Amy (America Ferrera), Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Dina (Lauren Ash) set out to discover the pros and cons. Meanwhile, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) accidentally volunteers to be Glenn's (Mark McKinney) surrogate, and tries to get out of it.

The Good Place - "Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Janet (D'Arcy Carden) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) head to a destination that may have lasting implications.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Great News - "The Fast Track" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After an explosive fight with her daughter, Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited about her new position at "Morning Wined Up," but is disappointed to realize that the job offers less responsibility than she had hoped. Katie (Briga Heelan) is determined to bring down Fenton Pelt (guest star Jim Rash), the billionaire suing "The Breakdown," despite specific orders from Greg (Adam Campbell) and the network's attorney (guest star Tim Meadows) to leave him alone. When Katie's rousing speech about journalistic integrity fails to inspire anyone but Chuck (John Michael Higgins), who has been suspended from the show, she reluctantly joins forces, only to find that his investigative skills aren't what they used to be.

K.C. Undercover - "Take Me out" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A high-school math whiz trains to be an undercover spy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 15)

Thursday, January 18

  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:05am.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Selma Blair (Anger Management/Kath & Kim/Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane) - Selma visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11:15pm on Bravo.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey drops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff talks about 12 Strong on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (The Paynes/The First Family/The Game/227) - Jackée talks about her new OWN show The Paynes on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Giselle Eisenberg (Life in Pieces) - Giselle talks about Life in Pieces on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Morning Show Mystery: Mortal Mishaps on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/One Day at a Time) - Clinton Kelly and Valerie are serving up a delicious dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ed Begley Jr. (Futureman/Your Family or Mine/Gary Unmarried) - Ed talks about Futureman on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today in the 9am hour.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Luis Guzmán (How to Make It in America/Luis) - Luis visits Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland.


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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
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