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, May 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Gates Excitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Penny gets the opportunity to host Bill Gates at work when his company wants to partner with her pharmaceutical company. Also, Leonard, Koothrappali and Wolowitz do everything in their power to meet him, while Sheldon thinks he is the victim of an April Fools prank.

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

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "Settlement Pacifier Attic Unsyncing" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the entire Hughes family moves into John and Joan’s home after their kitchen is destroyed, their presence creates chaos for Joan. Also, Matt and Colleen are set to receive a huge monetary settlement from Colleen’s fall off the motel balcony on their wedding night; John tries to get Sophia back on track when she starts misbehaving; Tyler and Clementine make a surprise announcement to the family; and Jen and Greg attempt to persuade Lark to get rid of her pacifier.

Nobodies - "Alone Star State" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Mark-Paul and Rachel attend the Independent Spirit Awards together; an unassuming Hugh joins Larry in Austin, Texas, to teach unauthorized Groundlings-style seminars to a group of Texas businesspeople.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Thursday, May 24

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig visits Conan at 11pm on TBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne/The McCarthys/The Big Bang Theory) - Laurie stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Amy and Nick are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Red Nose Day and Hollywood Game Night on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Daphne Maxwell Reid (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Eve/Let's Stay Together) - Daphne makes her mother Rosalee's waffles on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement) - Oliver is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Hollywood Darlings/Step by Step) - Christine is part of the panel on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.


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