Sunday, November 22, 2015

Week 9 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 9 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.74/10 rating/share (+1% in rating from first four nights week 8); #2. NBC  4.84/8 (-7%); #3. ABC 4.58/8 (+3%); #4. Fox 2.72/4 (-1%); #5. The CW 1.04/2 (-3%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.181 million (+1% from first four nights week 8); #2. NBC 7.677 million (-8%); #3. ABC 7.042 million (+3%); #4. Fox 4.405 million (-1%); #5. The CW 1.610 million (-4%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.84/6 rating/share (-13% in rating from first four nights week 8); #2. ABC 1.73/6 (+5%); #3. CBS 1.67/5 (-2%); #4. Fox 1.47/5 (+3%); #5. The CW 0.65/2 (-6%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 8 (11/9/15-11/15/15, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to SNF of course, as NBC did a 2.35 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.99 rating. ABC was #3 with a 1.58 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.19 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 10.234 million, with NBC #2 at 8.331 million.  ABC was #3 with 6.198 million and Fox at #4 with just 3.615 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-11/19/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.36 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.07 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.75 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.63 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.178 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.363 million, ABC #3 with 6.473 million and Fox #4 with 5.478 million.

Back to week 9 (Nov. 16-22), 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 9 (Nov. 16-22) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 8)(Week 7)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:57PM18,132,00015,764,0002,368,000 3.562.720.84
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,319,0005,644,000(325,000)0.921.02(0.10)
The SimpsonsFox7:18PM2,298,0003,269,000(971,000)0.851.31(0.46)REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,451,0008,330,000(4,879,000)1.152.96(1.81)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,274,0003,126,000(852,000)1.021.41(0.39)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:57PM10,612,00010,590,00022,000 1.391.330.06
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM4,853,0004,876,000(23,000)1.611.550.06 8-10P vs. 8-9P
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,341,00013,100,000(2,759,000)3.734.70(0.97)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,747,0003,475,000(728,000)1.181.51(0.33)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM19,388,00023,047,000(3,659,000)7.018.39(1.38)835-1219
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,690,0002,647,00043,000 1.271.190.08
The Good WifeCBS9:57PM8,522,0008,267,000255,000 1.121.070.05
Blood & OilABC9:00PM
3,404,000(3,404,000)
0.82(0.82)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,906,0002,581,000325,000 1.391.160.23
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,843,0002,571,000272,000 1.191.020.17
CSI: CyberCBS10:57PM5,746,0005,652,00094,000 0.960.830.13
QuanticoABC10:00PM4,203,0004,380,000(177,000)1.331.33-
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM7,769,0008,066,000(297,000)1.751.710.04
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM12,351,00012,633,000(282,000)1.842.00(0.16)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,208,00012,016,000(808,000)3.003.23(0.23)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,349,0004,110,000239,000 1.551.540.01
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM889,000948,000(59,000)0.290.32(0.03)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM9,163,0009,344,000(181,000)1.661.80(0.14)
Minority ReportFox9:00PM1,740,0001,584,000156,000 0.660.500.16 vs Bones(R)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM110,0001,105,000(995,000)0.450.400.05
NCIS LACBS10:00PM7,911,0007,910,0001,000 1.271.250.02
CastleABC10:00PM6,662,0006,069,000593,000 1.121.010.11
BlindspotNBC10:00PM7,736,0007,673,00063,000 2.132.19(0.06)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,587,00016,678,000(91,000)2.172.28(0.11)
The MuppetsABC8:00PM3,885,0003,944,000(59,000)1.191.21(0.02)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,183,00010,863,000320,000 2.642.74(0.10)8-9P vs. 8-10P
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM2,978,0003,046,000(68,000)1.010.950.06
The FlashCW8:00PM3,458,0003,634,000(176,000)1.371.51(0.14)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM3,898,0003,770,000128,000 1.421.340.08
The GrinderFox8:30PM2,367,0002,562,000(195,000)0.870.810.06
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM13,008,00012,390,000618,000 1.661.68(0.02)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM3,602,0003,488,000114,000 1.281.32(0.04)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM8,638,000
8,638,000 2.19
2.19 PREMIERE
Scream QueensFox9:00PM2,370,0002,512,000(142,000)0.920.94(0.02)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,174,0001,404,000(230,000)0.500.62(0.12)
LimitlessCBS10:00PM7,519,0007,094,000425,000 1.401.47(0.07)
Shark TankABC10:00PM2,529,0001,688,000841,000 0.670.450.22 REPEAT vs. Wicked
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,945,0008,145,000(200,000)1.892.05(0.16)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,049,0009,000,00049,000 2.052.09(0.04)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,926,0007,623,000303,000 2.062.030.03
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM7,406,00010,143,000(2,737,000)1.122.36(1.24)vs. Voice
RosewoodFox8:00PM4,723,0005,167,000(444,000)1.461.390.07
ArrowCW8:00PM2,691,0002,298,000393,000 1.100.920.18
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,081,0007,006,00075,000 2.232.090.14
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,144,0008,512,000(368,000)1.531.60(0.07)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,376,0008,147,000229,000 2.802.730.07
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,287,0007,759,000(1,472,000)1.431.97(0.54)
EmpireFox9:00PM11,336,00011,200,000136,000 4.434.220.21
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,661,0001,702,000(41,000)0.660.70(0.04)
black-ishABC9:30PM6,075,0005,969,000106,000 1.861.840.02
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,585,0006,902,000(317,000)1.181.25(0.07)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,436,0004,546,000(110,000)1.051.040.01
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,471,0006,792,000(321,000)1.361.60(0.24)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,194,00014,915,000279,000 3.753.740.01
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,498,0008,018,000480,000 2.452.230.22
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,719,0003,777,000(58,000)1.111.12(0.01)
BonesFox8:00PM5,246,0005,163,00083,000 1.021.06(0.04)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,103,0001,324,000(221,000)0.500.62(0.12)
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM8,349,0007,993,000356,000 1.831.85(0.02)
MomCBS9:00PM7,464,0007,161,000303,000 1.651.510.14
ScandalABC9:00PM8,132,0007,703,000429,000 2.442.190.25
BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,913,0006,754,000159,000 1.481.460.02
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM2,804,0003,015,000(211,000)0.810.91(0.10)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM802,000975,000(173,000)0.360.43(0.07)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM6,423,0006,335,00088,000 1.711.590.12
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,609,0005,163,000446,000 0.890.840.05
How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM7,187,0006,710,000477,000 2.311.950.36
The PlayerNBC10:00PM3,407,0003,437,000(30,000)0.790.730.06










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,108,0005,682,000426,000 1.001.07(0.07)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,243,0007,471,000(228,000)1.201.31(0.11)
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,761,0002,506,000255,000 0.800.630.17 vs. REPEAT
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM3,813,0003,849,000(36,000)1.101.23(0.13)
ReignCW8:00PM1,131,0001,030,000101,000 0.300.37(0.07)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM6,105,0005,262,000843,000 1.201.160.04
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM2,135,0002,061,00074,000 0.600.560.04
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,060,0008,467,000593,000 1.101.10-
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,940,0006,139,000801,000 1.701.580.12
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,581,0003,658,000(77,000)0.900.870.03
World's FunniestFox9:00PM2,241,0002,168,00073,000 0.700.74(0.04)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM952,0001,036,000(84,000)0.300.34(0.04)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,000,00010,331,000669,000 1.101.19(0.09)
20/20ABC10:00PM7,047,0005,113,0001,934,000 1.701.200.50
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,643,0003,540,0001,103,000 1.200.830.37










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,700,0004,497,000(797,000)0.620.92(0.30)REPEAT vs. 48 Hours
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM3,640,0005,884,000(2,244,000)1.101.86(0.76)8-11P
NBC MovieNBC8:00PM2,270,0004,321,000(2,051,000)0.500.78(0.28)8-10P vs. Dateline
College FootballFox8:00PM4,060,0002,795,0001,265,000 1.200.760.44 8-11P
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM4,490,000
4,490,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT
Democratic DebateCBS9:00PM
8,552,000(8,552,000)
1.67(1.67)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,470,000
5,470,000 1.00
1.00
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,230,0002,963,000(733,000)0.600.63(0.03)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 9 (Nov. 16-22) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,194,0003.75
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,376,0002.80
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,081,0002.23
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,926,0002.06
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,075,0001.86
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu8,349,0001.83
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu6,423,0001.71
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,464,0001.65
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue3,898,0001.42
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,906,0001.39
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,690,0001.27
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,243,0001.2
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri6,105,0001.2
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue3,885,0001.19
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,843,0001.19
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,747,0001.18REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,274,0001.02
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue2,978,0001.01
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue2,367,0000.87
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun2,298,0000.85REPEAT
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,761,0000.8
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri2,135,0000.6
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
The GrinderFox8:30PMSat

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMSat

preempted
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
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


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Thursday, August 17

The Big Bang Theory - "The Allowance Evaporation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon and Amy have their first fight since moving in together, and Koothrappali is shocked at the realities of financial independence when he stops receiving support from his father.

Kevin Can Wait - "Kenny Can Wait" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin strikes up an unlikely friendship with Harry Connick Jr., but gets caught in a web of lies trying to impress his new friend. Harry Connick Jr. guest stars as himself.

Great News - "Snowmageddon of the Century" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After organizing a poorly attended staff karaoke night, Carol (Andrea Martin) is convinced that everyone at "The Breakdown" needs some office bonding time. When Greg (Adam Campbell) refuses to help, Carol enlists the help of God, causing a huge snowstorm to trap everyone in the building overnight. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) takes an interest in working with Katie (Briga Heelan), which Portia (Nicole Richie) convinces Katie is romantic.

The Guest Book - "Story Four" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Christy heads up to the mountains to try and bond with her new boyfriend Paul and his 8-year-old daughter, but she self-medicates because of her anxiety and ends up revealing some skeletons in her closet.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 14)

Thursday, August 17

  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Catch Jay on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Rami appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Julia visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara shares her thoughts on the Emmy nominations and her new ‘girl power’ campaign on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new Netflix show Naked on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Christopher Meloni (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) - Aziz makes his Chew debut and cooks with Mario Batali on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagmenet/Reno 911!) - Wendi teams up with Clinton Kelly for a delicious bite on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:15am.
  • Drake Bell (Drake & Josh) - Drake performs on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Ellie talks about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha talks about TV One's When Love Kills on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.