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

Tuesday, September 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "A Man to Share the Night With" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Michelle Kwan comes in second place at the Olympics, Jessica tries to keep it from Emery and Evan, only to get caught up in an elaborate conspiracy theory that leads them seeking answers from Nancy Kerrigan. Meanwhile, Louis changes Eddie’s bedtime to spend more quality time together watching Letterman, but feels slighted when Eddie spends his newfound free time elsewhere.

Speechless - "A-C-- ACTION" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ’s thrilled when he is chosen by his classmates to film his horror movie project, but soon the pressure of directing gets to him. Meanwhile, Dylan’s class project reveals a family secret; and Jimmy’s suggestions for the neighbor’s house construction project backfires for the DiMeos.

black-ish - "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre and Bow confront gender biases of their own after finding out that both Junior and Zoey have become sexually active. Meanwhile, Ruby is hurt when she finds out that Jack and Diane have been hanging out with a friend’s grandmother after school.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

Wrecked - "Ballers" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Attempting to hide from the others during The Hunt, Pack and Jess run into a new threat on the island.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17)

Tuesday, September 18

  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Catch Queen Latifah on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about Star on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Alicia Silverstone (American Woman) - Alicia stops by The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jeff Foxworthy (The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Jeff is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan talks about her movie A Boy. A Girl. A Dream. on Chatter at 8pm.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara) - Brie talks about Captain Marvel on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa talks about Nappily Ever After on GMA Day on ABC at 1pm.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Dr. Oz speaks exclusively with the woman whose tweet ignited a media firestorm. They ask the tough questions on everyone’s minds: What was she thinking when she hit “send”? Then, a panel of influencers and experts weigh in on Roseanne Barr’s answers. Is she a racist? Check your local listings for The Dr. Oz Show.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rosanna Arquette (Sideswiped) - Rosanna talks about her comedy series Sideswiped on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill about The Sinner on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Kate Flannery (The Office) and Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Kate and Jane talk about Two Lost Souls on the BUILD Series at 3pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
08/28 - Man Seeking Woman - The Complete Third Season
09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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