Sunday, November 08, 2015

Week 7 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 7 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.92/10 rating/share (-22% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC  5.51/9 (+31%); #3. NBC 4.56/8 (-1%); #4. Fox 2.84/5 (-54%); #5. The CW 1.08/2 (+4%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.4565 million (-22% from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC 8.659 million (+33%); #3. NBC 7.264 million (even); #4. Fox 4.552 million (-56%); #5. The CW 1.736 million (+3%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 2.17/7 rating/share (+36% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. NBC 1.79/6 (+2%); #3. CBS 1.75/6 (-40%); #4. Fox 1.53/5 (-47%); #5. The CW 0.67/2 (+3%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 6 (10/26/15-11/1/15, LIVE+SD). Fox won the week for the first time in A18-49, thanks to the World Series, as Fox did a 3.60 rating.  NBC was #2 with a 2.31 rating. CBS was #3 with a 2.01 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.49 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was also #1 with 12.993 million, with CBS #2 at 9.697 million.  NBC was #3 with 8.224 million and ABC at #4 with 6.027 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-11/5/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.36 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.09 rating. Fox jumped to #3 with a 1.91 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.65 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.167 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.347 million, ABC #3 with 6.564 million and Fox #4 with 6.057 million.

Back to week 7 (Nov. 2-8), 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 7 (Nov. 2-8) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 1)(Week 6)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,998,00010,705,000293,000 1.391.290.10
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,950,0005,338,000(388,000)0.981.06(0.08)
The GrinderFox7:00PM

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Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,602,0006,494,000(892,000)1.712.33(0.62)
The OTFox7:30PM17,872,00012,120,0005,752,000 6.174.211.96
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM9,467,00010,812,000(1,345,000)1.121.25(0.13)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM4,831,0005,122,000(291,000)1.541.63(0.09)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM13,287,00012,506,000781,000 4.554.430.12
World Series Pre GameFox8:00PM16,593,000
16,593,000 5.15
5.15
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
6,754,000(6,754,000)
2.79(2.79)
MLB World Series Gm 5Fox8:15PM17,206,000
17,206,000 5.09
5.09 815-1234A
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM23,010,00020,612,0002,398,000 8.197.600.59 831-1118P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM
4,382,000(4,382,000)
2.02(2.02)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM7,552,0008,819,000(1,267,000)0.951.06(0.11)
Blood & OilABC9:00PM3,255,0003,768,000(513,000)0.820.92(0.10)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
3,851,000(3,851,000)
1.82(1.82)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM
3,417,000(3,417,000)
1.47(1.47)
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM5,437,0006,542,000(1,105,000)0.750.85(0.10)
QuanticoABC10:00PM4,049,0005,105,000(1,056,000)1.171.49(0.32)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM8,865,00012,955,000(4,090,000)2.193.15(0.96)vs 830-930P
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM
16,324,000(16,324,000)
4.35(4.35)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM12,087,00011,863,000224,000 1.851.800.05 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,059,00011,877,000182,000 3.283.110.17 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,274,0004,324,000(50,000)1.561.480.08
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM945,000666,000279,000 0.280.200.08
ScorpionCBS9:00PM9,507,0009,692,000(185,000)1.881.90(0.02)vs. 930-11P
Minority ReportFox9:00PM1,753,0001,918,000(165,000)0.630.600.03
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,095,000942,000153,000 0.430.320.11
NCIS LACBS10:00PM8,409,000
8,409,000 1.26
1.26
Countdown to CMAABC10:00PM4,977,0004,471,000506,000 0.840.780.06 vs. Castle(R)
BlindspotNBC10:00PM8,017,0007,906,000111,000 2.242.150.09










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,975,00016,815,0001,160,000 2.302.130.17
The MuppetsABC8:00PM4,556,0004,333,000223,000 1.421.43(0.01)
Best Time Ever/NPHNBC8:00PM5,055,0004,177,000878,000 1.351.060.29
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM3,715,000
3,715,000 0.96
0.96
MLB World Series Gm1Fox8:00PM
14,944,000(14,944,000)
4.64(4.64)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,865,0003,426,000439,000 1.491.390.10
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM4,452,0004,066,000386,000 1.571.470.10
The GrinderFox8:30PM2,518,000
2,518,000 0.82
0.82
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,149,00013,057,0001,092,000 1.911.620.29
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM3,840,0003,806,00034,000 1.401.45(0.05)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM8,215,00010,225,000(2,010,000)1.962.59(0.63)REPEAT
Scream QueensFox9:00PM2,442,000
2,442,000 0.96
0.96
iZombieCW9:00PM1,434,0001,471,000(37,000)0.590.560.03
LimitlessCBS10:00PM7,863,0007,453,000410,000 1.471.410.06
Wicked CityABC10:00PM2,422,0003,281,000(859,000)0.690.88(0.19)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,109,0007,803,000306,000 1.791.92(0.13)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,795,0008,484,000311,000 2.042.06(0.02)
CMA AwardsABC8:00PM13,620,000
13,620,000 3.83
3.83 8-11P
The MiddleABC8:00PM
7,434,000(7,434,000)
1.98(1.98)
The Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,998,0006,349,000649,000 1.191.030.16
RosewoodFox8:00PM5,049,000
5,049,000 1.51
1.51
MLB World Series Gm2Fox8:00PM
13,722,000(13,722,000)
3.87(3.87)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,601,0002,643,000(42,000)1.060.940.12
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM
6,877,000(6,877,000)
2.16(2.16)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,793,0007,642,000151,000 1.481.60(0.12)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
6,393,000(6,393,000)
1.86(1.86)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,547,000
6,547,000 1.51
1.51
Chicago P.D.NBC9:00PM
6,136,000(6,136,000)
1.48(1.48)
EmpireFox9:00PM11,677,000
11,677,000 4.64
4.64
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,644,0002,039,000(395,000)0.600.81(0.21)
black-ishABC9:30PM
6,181,000(6,181,000)
1.87(1.87)
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,444,0005,958,000486,000 1.211.100.11
NashvilleABC10:00PM
4,178,000(4,178,000)
1.11(1.11)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,475,000
6,475,000 1.43
1.43










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,811,00011,104,0003,707,000 3.703.350.35 vs. NFL Kick
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,504,0006,543,0001,961,000 2.311.720.59 vs. Charlie Brown
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,975,0003,946,00029,000 1.261.050.21
BonesFox8:00PM5,335,0006,572,000(1,237,000)1.141.31(0.17)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,335,0001,237,00098,000 0.550.57(0.02)
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM7,881,000
7,881,000 1.88
1.88
CBS Thursday NFLCBS8:30PM
17,527,000(17,527,000)
6.03(6.03)
MomCBS9:00PM7,279,000
7,279,000 1.53
1.53 PREMIERE
ScandalABC9:00PM8,026,0007,802,000224,000 2.252.31(0.06)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,436,0007,029,000(593,000)1.381.47(0.09)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM3,039,0004,572,000(1,533,000)0.901.10(0.20)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM968,0001,068,000(100,000)0.370.39(0.02)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM6,211,000
6,211,000 1.35
1.35 REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,583,000
5,583,000 1.05
1.05 PREMIERE
How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM6,487,0006,272,000215,000 1.871.810.06
The PlayerNBC10:00PM3,220,0003,867,000(647,000)0.750.720.03










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,859,0006,072,000(213,000)1.101.17(0.07)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,840,0006,937,000(97,000)1.201.26(0.06)
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,698,0002,602,00096,000 0.700.75(0.05)
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM4,123,000
4,123,000 1.30
1.30 PREMIERE
MLB World Series Gm3Fox8:00PM
13,205,000(13,205,000)
3.24(3.24)
ReignCW8:00PM992,000749,000243,000 0.300.230.07 vs. Crazy(R)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,415,0005,770,000(355,000)1.201.23(0.03)
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM2,141,0002,201,000(60,000)0.600.71(0.11)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,749,0008,345,000404,000 1.101.090.01
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,693,0006,163,000530,000 1.601.430.17
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,754,0004,043,000(289,000)1.001.09(0.09)
World's FunniestFox9:00PM2,228,000
2,228,000 0.80
0.80 PREMIERE
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM932,000933,000(1,000)0.300.230.07
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,752,0009,695,0001,057,000 1.201.090.11
20/20ABC10:00PM5,222,0008,214,000(2,992,000)1.301.70(0.40)
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,197,0003,312,000885,000 1.000.780.22










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballCBS8:00PM10,680,000
10,680,000 3.40
3.40 8-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
3,409,000(3,409,000)
0.61(0.61)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM4,630,0005,977,000(1,347,000)1.201.74(0.54)8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM3,960,0003,892,00068,000 0.600.580.02 8-10P
College FootballFox8:00PM1,130,00013,587,000(12,457,000)0.303.41(3.11)8-11P vs World Series
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM
2,750,000(2,750,000)
0.45(0.45)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,401,000(4,401,000)
0.71(0.71)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,550,0003,061,000489,000 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 7 (Nov. 2-8) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,811,0003.70
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu7,881,0001.88
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue4,452,0001.57
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,279,0001.53PREMIERE
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue4,556,0001.42
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu6,211,0001.35REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,415,0001.2
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,840,0001.2
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue3,715,0000.96
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue2,518,0000.82
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,698,0000.7
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri2,141,0000.6
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The GrinderFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The GrinderFox8:30PMSat

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMSat

preempted
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu

prem 11/12
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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, September 25

Family Guy - "A Lot Going on Upstairs" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Stewie refuses to sleep in his own bed because of nightmares, Peter can’t stand it, so he goes to sleep in the attic. Peter turns the attic into a man cave and all of the guys begin hanging out there, which makes Lois incredibly angry. Meanwhile, Brian helps Stewie overcome his fears by building a device to go into his nightmares and defeat his demons.

Bob's Burgers - "Flu-oise" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When the youngest Belcher comes down with an epic case of the flu, Linda has a mishap as she tries to deliver Louise’s favorite toy to her daughter’s bedside. After Louise vows that she will never forgive her family for their mistake, she falls into a wild fever dream filled with familiar faces, zany musical numbers and a crazy adventure.

The Simpsons - "Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Springfield is burned to the ground, the Simpsons beg Mr. Burns to fund its rebuilding. Burns agrees – with one condition: he gets to put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl.

Son of Zorn - "Defender of Teen Love" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After embarrassing Alan in front of his crush, Nancy, Zorn uses the Stone of Sight to spy on the girl for his son. Meanwhile, Edie is determined to move on and forces Zorn to finally move his old boxes out of her garage and into his own apartment.

Family Guy - "The Boy in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

The Last Man on Earth - "General Breast Theme with Cobras" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The safety of Tandy and the group is in jeopardy as armed intruders storm the Malibu beach near their home, and no one can agree on what to do. While Melissa takes drastic action, Tandy gets a new lesson in fashion.

K.C. Undercover - "In Too Deep 2" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Volunteens give K.C. an assignment that pits her against Craig and his job of protecting the ambassador.

Bizaardvark - "Pretty-Con" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The annual beauty convention Pretty-Con comes to Vuuugle and Amelia obsesses with beating out a beauty guru for the Golden Powder Puff Award; Paige and Frankie agree to help so they can meet the host and debut their music video.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Sunday, September 25

  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Catch Mark on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, September 26
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.