Sunday, January 31, 2016

Week 19 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 19 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.28/9 rating/share (-12% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. Fox  4.02/7 (+17%); #3. NBC 3.48/6 (-8%); #4. ABC 2.70/5 (-8%); #5. The CW 1.27/2 (-7%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.318 million (-14% from first four nights week 18); #2. Fox 6.641 million (+18%); #3. NBC 5.413 million (-7%); #4. ABC 4.079 million (-9%); #5. The CW 2.055 million (-8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.01/6 rating/share (+23% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. CBS 1.49/5 (-13%); #3. NBC 1.25/4 (-7%); #4. ABC 1.15/4 (-7%); #5. The CW 0.78/3 (-6%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 18 (1/18-1/24/16, LIVE+SD). Fox won the week in A18-49, thanks to the NFL NFC Championship Game in primetime, and did a big 4.42 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.46 rating. NBC was #3 with a 1.13 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.07 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was #1 with 13.204 million, with CBS #2 at 8.650 million.  NBC was #3 with 4.927 million and ABC at #4 with 3.973 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-1/28/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.18 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.84 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.77 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.36 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.320 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.970 million, Fox jumps to #3 with 5.564 million and ABC slides to #4 with 5.454 million.

Back to week 19 (Jan. 25-31), 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 19 (Jan. 25-31) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 24)(Week 18)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:05PM9,694,00020,624,000(10,930,000)1.784.76(2.98)REPEAT
AFC Div PostCBS7:56PM
31,166,000(31,166,000)
9.67(9.67)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,456,0004,767,000(311,000)0.820.85(0.03)REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM3,635,0004,201,000(566,000)0.620.63(0.01)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM
1,958,000(1,958,000)
0.76(0.76)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM
2,261,000(2,261,000)
1.05(1.05)
60 MinutesCBS8:05PM8,319,00011,871,000(3,552,000)1.152.03(0.88)REPEAT vs. Madam
GalavantABC8:00PM2,100,0002,320,000(220,000)0.520.57(0.05)
NBC MovieNBC8:00PM2,727,000
2,727,000 0.89
0.89 REPEAT 8-11P
DatelineNBC8:00PM
5,823,000(5,823,000)
1.00(1.00)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
3,949,000(3,949,000)
1.81(1.81)
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM
2,558,000(2,558,000)
1.17(1.17)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:05PM5,113,0008,965,000(3,852,000)0.711.42(0.71)REPEAT vs. Good Wife
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM1,434,0001,467,000(33,000)0.360.36- 9-11P REPEAT vs. Quantico
Democratic DebateNBC9:00PM
10,161,000(10,161,000)
2.14(2.14)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
3,411,000(3,411,000)
1.66(1.66)
BordertownFox9:30PM
2,570,000(2,570,000)
1.17(1.17)
Fox NFL NFC PostFox9:58PM33,901,000
33,901,000 12.31
12.31
NCISCBS10:05PM6,029,000
6,029,000 0.81
0.81 REPEAT
Fox NFL NFC PostFox10:05PM24,323,000
24,323,000 9.06
9.06
Shark TankABC10:00PM

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The X-FilesFox10:24PM16,193,000
16,193,000 6.15
6.15 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM7,902,0008,767,000(865,000)1.761.85(0.09)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,727,0007,561,000166,000 2.292.150.14 8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,934,0005,660,000(726,000)1.471.65(0.18)
The X-FilesFox8:00PM9,665,000
9,665,000 3.22
3.22
Masterchef SpecialFox8:00PM
4,183,000(4,183,000)
1.48(1.48)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM884,000
884,000 0.31
0.31
Just for LaughsCW8:00PM
1,505,000(1,505,000)
0.36(0.36)
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM3,292,0003,874,000(582,000)0.921.13(0.21)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,694,00011,603,000(909,000)1.872.00(0.13)
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,635,0003,450,000185,000 1.160.980.18 9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM7,156,000
7,156,000 2.43
2.43 PREMIERE
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM988,000
988,000 0.36
0.36
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM
1,033,000(1,033,000)
0.30(0.30)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM10,061,00010,640,000(579,000)1.531.62(0.09)
Bachelor LiveABC10:00PM3,928,0003,939,000(11,000)0.960.920.04
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM11,973,00017,505,000(5,532,000)1.402.41(1.01)REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM3,528,000
3,528,000 0.94
0.94 REPEAT
Marvel Captain America 75 YrsABC8:00PM
3,204,000(3,204,000)
0.88(0.88)
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,543,0004,637,000(94,000)1.181.25(0.07)
New GirlFox8:00PM2,844,0002,949,000(105,000)1.211.27(0.06)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,712,0003,407,000305,000 1.441.350.09
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,167,000
2,167,000 0.64
0.64 REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,520,0002,501,00019,000 0.880.93(0.05)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM9,206,00013,298,000(4,092,000)1.231.81(0.58)REPEAT
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM2,898,0003,177,000(279,000)0.870.92(0.05)vs 9-11P
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,577,0007,050,000527,000 1.661.560.10
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,377,0002,372,0005,000 0.991.08(0.09)
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM1,669,000
1,669,000 0.63
0.63 REPEAT
DC Legends SpecialCW9:00PM
2,503,000(2,503,000)
0.87(0.87)
The GrinderFox9:30PM2,000,0001,974,00026,000 0.730.77(0.04)
DC Justice LeagueCW9:30PM
1,807,000(1,807,000)
0.82(0.82)
LimitlessCBS10:00PM4,561,0006,333,000(1,772,000)0.781.18(0.40)REPEAT
What Would You DoABC10:00PM2,592,000
2,592,000 0.66
0.66 PREMIERE
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,464,0008,159,000305,000 1.811.770.04










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,634,0006,644,000(10,000)1.621.70(0.08)
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,190,0007,241,000(2,051,000)1.311.84(0.53)REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM5,059,0007,002,000(1,943,000)0.791.15(0.36)REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM9,626,0009,223,000403,000 2.512.380.13
ArrowCW8:00PM2,778,0002,829,000(51,000)1.071.09(0.02)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,888,0007,039,000(151,000)1.551.66(0.11)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,235,0006,212,000(1,977,000)1.191.97(0.78)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,217,0009,252,000(35,000)1.961.98(0.02)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,065,0005,791,000(726,000)1.421.63(0.21)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM4,524,0006,908,000(2,384,000)0.961.70(0.74)REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM4,164,0003,747,000417,000 1.350.980.37 vs. Second
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,878,0001,829,00049,000 0.730.720.01
black-ishABC9:30PM4,211,0005,721,000(1,510,000)1.191.74(0.55)REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM7,470,0007,290,000180,000 1.321.42(0.10)
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,633,0003,767,000(134,000)0.900.99(0.09)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,725,0006,518,000(1,793,000)0.911.51(0.60)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM9,624,00011,085,000(1,461,000)2.052.22(0.17)REPEAT
Beyond the TankABC8:00PM4,007,0004,275,000(268,000)1.080.970.11
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM5,024,0003,832,0001,192,000 1.241.000.24 PREMIERE vs. Heroes
American IdolFox8:00PM8,774,0009,363,000(589,000)2.332.38(0.05)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,897,0003,214,000(317,000)1.121.23(0.11)
MomCBS8:30PM7,516,0008,778,000(1,262,000)1.601.96(0.36)REPEAT vs. Life
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM7,834,0008,490,000(656,000)1.741.700.04 REPEAT vs. Mom
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,164,0007,424,000(260,000)1.611.550.06
My Diet Is Better Than YoursABC900PM2,082,0002,222,000(140,000)0.670.620.05 9-11P FINALE
The 100CW9:00PM1,631,0001,881,000(250,000)0.590.67(0.08)
Angel from HellCBS9:30PM6,758,0007,025,000(267,000)1.411.380.03
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,092,0006,327,000(235,000)1.101.10-
How To Get AwayABC10:00PM

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Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM6,490,0006,935,000(445,000)1.341.36(0.02)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,276,0007,938,000(662,000)1.301.42(0.12)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,838,0005,800,0001,038,000 1.200.920.28 vs. REPEAT
Undateable LiveNBC8:00PM2,749,0003,649,000(900,000)0.800.88(0.08)8-9P FINALE vs. Caught
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM4,726,0004,783,000(57,000)1.301.49(0.19)FINALE
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,236,0001,237,000(1,000)0.500.350.15 vs. Reign
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,133,0004,348,000785,000 1.100.810.29 vs. REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM6,528,00010,071,000(3,543,000)1.001.41(0.41)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,779,0004,479,0002,300,000 1.701.060.64 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,794,000
3,794,000 0.80
0.80
DatelineNBC9:00PM
5,844,000(5,844,000)
1.28(1.28)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM2,228,0003,613,000(1,385,000)0.701.30(0.60)vs. Hell's
The OriginalsCW9:00PM930,0001,213,000(283,000)0.400.340.06 vs. Penn(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM7,765,00011,555,000(3,790,000)
1.50(1.50)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM5,410,0003,803,0001,607,000 1.000.830.17
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,944,000
4,944,000 1.40
1.40










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
48 Hours MysteryCBS8:00PM2,830,0004,816,000(1,986,000)0.400.61(0.21)REPEAT vs. Crime(R)
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM1,970,0002,437,000(467,000)0.500.60(0.10)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,750,000
4,750,000 0.90
0.90
US Figure SkatingNBC8:00PM
3,701,000(3,701,000)
0.62(0.62)
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM2,430,0002,518,000(88,000)0.800.790.01 8-10P vs. Boxing
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM

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NBA on ABC PrimeABC8:30PM3,170,0003,916,000(746,000)1.101.46(0.36)830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM2,860,0004,976,000(2,116,000)0.600.77(0.17)REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs(R)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM

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48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,370,0005,621,000(1,251,000)0.800.94(0.14)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM

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SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,090,000
3,090,000 0.80
0.80 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 19 (Jan. 25-31) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu9,624,0002.05REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu7,834,0001.74REPEAT
MomCBS8:30PMThu7,516,0001.60REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed6,888,0001.55
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon4,934,0001.47
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,065,0001.42REPEAT
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu6,758,0001.41
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,640,0001.32
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,190,0001.31REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,844,0001.21
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,838,0001.2
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,235,0001.19REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,211,0001.19REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,133,0001.1
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,377,0000.99
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue3,528,0000.94REPEAT
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon3,292,0000.92
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,520,0000.88
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,749,0000.8FINALE
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue2,000,0000.73
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,167,0000.64REPEAT
GalavantABC8:00PMSun2,100,0000.52
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun

preempted
BordertownFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon


The GoldbergsABC10:38PMTue


Mike & MollyCBS10:37PMTue


Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PMSat


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat


BordertownFox8:30PMSat


black-ishABC9:00PMSat


TelenovelaNBC9:30PMMon


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

completed
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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