Sunday, December 06, 2015

Week 11 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 11 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.00/10 rating/share (+15% in rating from first four nights week 10); #2. NBC  5.74/10 (-10%); #3. ABC 3.17/5 (-27%); #4. Fox 2.73/4 (+24%); #5. The CW 1.20/2 (+54%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.720 million (+12% from first four nights week 10); #2. NBC 9.459 million (-19%); #3. ABC 5.206 million (-27%); #4. Fox 4.403 million (+25%); #5. The CW 1.937 million (+57%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.35/8 rating/share (-30% in rating from first four nights week 10); #2. CBS 2.26/7 (+36%); #3. Fox 1.39/4 (+29%); #4. ABC 1.33/4 (-6%); #5. The CW 0.73/2 (+103%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 10 (11/23/15-11/29/15, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to two NFL airings, as NBC did a 3.16 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.79 rating boosted by an NFL overrun on Sunday. ABC was #3 with a 1.31 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.16 rating.  Among total viewers, NBC was also #1 with 10.892 million, with CBS #2 at 9.064 million.  ABC was #3 with 5.958 million and Fox at #4 with just 3.835 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-12/3/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.44 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.01 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.69 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.59 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.931 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.630 million, ABC #3 with 6.384 million and Fox #4 with 5.308 million.

Back to week 11 (Nov. 30-Dec. 6), 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 11 (Nov. 30-Dec. 6) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 29)(Week 10)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS8:01PM14,332,00010,994,000 3,338,000 2.581.52 1.06
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,358,0005,407,000 (49,000)0.971.09 (0.12)REPEAT
Breakthrough PrizeFox7:00PM1,404,000
1,404,000 0.40
0.40
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM

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Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,081,000
3,081,000 0.91
0.91
The OTFox7:30PM
12,730,000 (12,730,000)
4.52 (4.52)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:01PM9,960,0009,906,000 54,000 1.251.11 0.14
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM4,379,000
4,379,000 1.35
1.35
American Music AwardsABC8:00PM
11,007,000 (11,007,000)
3.49 (3.49)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,648,00010,884,000 1,764,000 4.083.39 0.69
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,319,0005,639,000 (3,320,000)1.002.32 (1.32)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM25,188,00018,007,000 7,181,000 8.496.35 2.14 831-1202A
Ice Age XmasFox8:30PM2,243,0003,883,000 (1,640,000)0.931.71 (0.78)vs. Brooklyn
The Good WifeCBS10:01PM7,948,0007,805,000 143,000 0.950.89 0.06
Blood & OilABC9:00PM3,203,000
3,203,000 0.87
0.87
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,144,0003,372,000 (1,228,000)0.851.60 (0.75)REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM1,833,0003,269,000 (1,436,000)0.601.29 (0.69)REPEAT
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM
6,303,000 (6,303,000)
0.88 (0.88)
QuanticoABC10:00PM4,072,000
4,072,000 1.24
1.24
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM8,019,0007,187,000 832,000 1.641.52 0.12
Charlie Brown 50thABC8:00PM7,184,000
7,184,000 1.78
1.78
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM
13,287,000 (13,287,000)
2.11 (2.11)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,560,00010,293,000 2,267,000 2.812.57 0.24 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,508,0003,997,000 511,000 1.571.38 0.19
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM1,002,000882,000 120,000 0.340.29 0.05
ScorpionCBS9:00PM
8,949,000 (8,949,000)1.111.67 (0.56)REPEAT
Charlie Brown XmasABC9:00PM7,330,000
7,330,000 1.98
1.98 REPEAT
Minority ReportFox9:00PM2,206,0001,523,000 683,000 0.720.54 0.18
Holiday CommercialsCW9:00PM777,000982,000 (205,000)0.190.38 (0.19)vs. Jane
NCIS LACBS10:00PM7,466,0007,801,000 (335,000)1.121.23 (0.11)REPEAT
Great Holiday BakingABC10:00PM4,377,0006,654,000 (2,277,000)1.171.13 0.04 PREMIERE vs. Castle
SuperstoreNBC10:00PM7,206,000
7,206,000 1.98
1.98 PREMIERE
SuperstoreNBC10:30PM5,350,000
5,350,000 1.62
1.62
BlindspotNBC10:00PM
7,026,000 (7,026,000)
1.87 (1.87)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Rudolph Red NosedCBS8:00PM9,024,00016,193,000 (7,169,000)2.362.17 0.19 vs. NCIS
The MuppetsABC8:00PM3,781,000
3,781,000 1.05
1.05
Charlie Brown ThanksgivingABC8:00PM
7,517,000 (7,517,000)
2.18 (2.18)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,127,0009,970,000 2,157,000 2.572.09 0.48
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM3,111,0002,717,000 394,000 0.910.89 0.02
The FlashCW8:00PM3,937,0001,453,000 2,484,000 1.420.36 1.06 vs Holiday Commercials
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM3,661,000
3,661,000 1.25
1.25
The GrinderFox8:30PM2,401,0002,249,000 152,000 0.680.71 (0.03)
LimitlessCBS9:00PM4,864,00011,848,000 (6,984,000)1.041.65 (0.61)REPEAT vs. NCIS NO
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM3,844,000
3,844,000 1.35
1.35
Dancing with the StarsABC9:00PM
13,490,000 (13,490,000)
2.37 (2.37)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM9,874,0007,614,000 2,260,000 2.001.84 0.16
Scream QueensFox9:00PM2,398,0001,983,000 415,000 0.900.81 0.09
iZombieCW9:00PM1,547,000939,000 608,000 0.610.34 0.27 vs. Flash(R)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM5,839,0006,530,000 (691,000)0.911.26 (0.35)REPEAT vs. Limitless
Shark TankABC10:00PM2,695,000
2,695,000 0.85
0.85 REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,623,0007,341,000 1,282,000 1.881.83 0.05










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,422,0008,119,000 1,303,000 2.101.80 0.30 8-9P vs. 8-10P
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,637,0005,916,000 1,721,000 2.041.28 0.76 vs. REPEAT
Xmas Rockfeller CenterNBC8:00PM8,071,0002,829,000 5,242,000 1.530.61 0.92 vs. Wiz Special
RosewoodFox8:00PM5,043,0004,640,000 403,000 1.461.18 0.28
ArrowCW8:00PM3,664,000
3,664,000 1.38
1.38
CW MovieCW8:00PM
1,723,000 (1,723,000)
0.44 (0.44)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,458,0005,179,000 1,279,000 2.051.25 0.80 vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,752,000
8,752,000 1.56
1.56
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,350,0004,674,000 2,676,000 2.391.19 1.20 vs. REPEAT
Grinch Stole XmasNBC9:00PM5,604,000
5,604,000 1.46
1.46 REPEAT
SNL ThanksgivingNBC9:00PM
3,759,000 (3,759,000)
1.08 (1.08)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

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EmpireFox9:00PM11,812,0009,205,000 2,607,000 4.523.16 1.36
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,997,000
1,997,000 0.85
0.85
black-ishABC9:30PM5,446,0004,056,000 1,390,000 1.631.05 0.58 vs. REPEAT
SNL XmasNBC9:30PM4,417,000
4,417,000 1.44
1.44 REPEAT 930-11P
Code BlackCBS10:00PM8,495,0007,447,000 1,048,000 1.471.34 0.13
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,172,0002,508,000 1,664,000 0.910.72 0.19 vs. Kimmel(R)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

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Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NFL PreCBS8:00PM10,821,00012,048,000 (1,227,000)3.383.19 0.19 vs. Bang(R)
Toy Story Time ForgotABC8:00PM4,015,0002,055,000 1,960,000 0.860.54 0.32 REPEAT vs. Muppets(R)
The Wiz Live!NBC8:00PM11,498,000
11,498,000 3.38
3.38 8-1045P
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM
12,845,000 (12,845,000)
3.99 (3.99)
BonesFox8:00PM3,457,000
3,457,000 0.54
0.54 REPEAT
All-Star Dog RescueFox8:00PM
2,104,000 (2,104,000)
0.39 (0.39)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,314,000
1,314,000 0.54
0.54
Whose Line/Anyway?CW8:00PM
1,158,000 (1,158,000)
0.33 (0.33)
Thursday Night NFLCBS8:30PM17,845,000
17,845,000 5.26
5.26 826-1141P
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM
7,605,000 (7,605,000)
2.06 (2.06)
Shrek the HallsABC8:30PM4,145,0001,492,000 2,653,000 0.980.44 0.54 REPEAT vs. Boat(R)
Thanksgiving Night FootballNBC8:30PM
27,751,000 (27,751,000)
8.97 (8.97)
Whose Line/Anyway?CW8:30PM
1,118,000 (1,118,000)
0.33 (0.33)
MomCBS9:00PM
6,724,000 (6,724,000)
1.65 (1.65)
CMA Country XmasABC9:00PM5,797,000
5,797,000 0.92
0.92 9-11P
The MiddleABC9:00PM
1,871,000 (1,871,000)
0.57 (0.57)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM

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BonesFox9:00PM3,003,000
3,003,000 0.58
0.58 REPEAT
The OriginalsCW9:00PM1,171,000
1,171,000 0.50
0.50
Whose Line/Anyway?CW9:00PM
1,038,000 (1,038,000)
0.32 (0.32)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM
5,928,000 (5,928,000)
1.57 (1.57)
The GoldbergsABC9:30PM
1,760,000 (1,760,000)
0.54 (0.54)
Whose Line/Anyway?CW9:30PM
1,071,000 (1,071,000)
0.36 (0.36)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM
5,316,000 (5,316,000)
0.98 (0.98)
Last Man StandingABC10:00PM
1,973,000 (1,973,000)
0.53 (0.53)
Dr. KenABC10:30PM
1,759,000 (1,759,000)
0.45 (0.45)
The PlayerNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,707,0005,530,000 177,000 1.100.99 0.11
Santa Claus Is Comin'ABC8:00PM
4,452,000 (4,452,000)
1.12 (1.12)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,634,000
6,634,000 1.30
1.30
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,918,000
2,918,000 0.80
0.80
National Dog ShowNBC8:00PM
3,740,000 (3,740,000)
0.59 (0.59)
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM3,509,0003,196,000 313,000 1.000.88 0.12
ReignCW8:00PM1,083,0001,582,000 (499,000)0.300.44 (0.14)vs. Grandma(R)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,311,000
5,311,000 1.20
1.20
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM2,309,000
2,309,000 0.60
0.60
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM5,917,0005,609,000 308,000 0.800.66 0.14 REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,147,0004,351,000 1,796,000 1.601.05 0.55 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,742,000
3,742,000 0.80
0.80
World's FunniestFox9:00PM2,019,0001,810,000 209,000 0.600.60 -
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM1,143,000
1,143,000 0.30
0.30 FINALE
Kung Fu Panda HolidayCW9:00PM
1,516,000 (1,516,000)
0.51 (0.51)
Merry MadagascarCW9:30PM
1,645,000 (1,645,000)
0.52 (0.52)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM7,514,0007,448,000 66,000 0.800.75 0.05 REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM4,952,0004,743,000 209,000 1.201.05 0.15
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,326,0004,241,000 85,000 0.900.89 0.01










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,910,000
4,910,000 1.00
1.00 REPEAT
Frosty the SnowmanCBS8:00PM
5,047,000 (5,047,000)
1.35 (1.35)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM7,080,0004,794,000 2,286,000 2.401.45 0.95 8-11P
It's a Wonderful LifeNBC8:00PM3,420,000
3,420,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT 8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
4,380,000 (4,380,000)
0.72 (0.72)
College FootballFox8:00PM8,700,0007,319,000 1,381,000 2.602.03 0.57 8-11P
Frosty ReturnsCBS8:30PM
4,429,000 (4,429,000)
1.22 (1.22)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,650,0003,280,000 1,370,000 0.800.86 (0.06)REPEAT vs. Story of Santa(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,850,0004,404,000 446,000 0.900.83 0.07
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
3,001,000 (3,001,000)
0.79 (0.79)


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 11 (Nov. 30-Dec. 6) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,350,0002.39
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,458,0002.05
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,637,0002.04
SuperstoreNBC10:00PMMon7,206,0001.98PREMIERE
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,446,0001.63
SuperstoreNBC10:30PMMon5,350,0001.62
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,634,0001.3
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue3,661,0001.25
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,311,0001.2
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue3,781,0001.05
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,319,0001.00REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue3,111,0000.91
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,144,0000.85REPEAT
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,918,0000.8
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue2,401,0000.68
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun1,883,0000.60REPEAT
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri2,309,0000.6
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu

preempted
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
MomCBS9:00PMThu

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
TelenovelaNBC10:00PMMon

prem 12/7
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 (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, January 16

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin vs. the Dutch Elm" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Kevin tries to charm his neighbor into giving him permission to cut down one of her trees, he becomes intimidated by her imposing son, Rutger (retired MMA Fighter and UFC Heavyweight Champion Bas Rutten), and invites them over for a non-existent party.

Man with a Plan - "A Dinner Gone Wrong" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Andi and Marcy realize they were rivals in high school, Adam and Don are dragged into the feud and forced to take sides.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Stalking Dead" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Max and Caroline get their big break when they’re cast as zombie extras after they finally arrive at the movie set in Texas where Randy is working. Back at home, Han and Oleg try their hand at construction after they fire the contractor working on the dessert bar. Beth Littleford guest stars as Bonnie, the assistant director of the zombie movie.

The Odd Couple - "Batman vs. The Penguin" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murph gets Oscar to agree to participate in a regular TV segment where he competes with a penguin at the zoo to predict the winners of hockey games. Also, Emily and Felix take their first steps to becoming just friends. Former professional hockey player Luc Robitaille guest stars as himself.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Monday, January 16

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Hodgman (Married) - John is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.