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

Wednesday, October 17

The Goldbergs - "Hersheypark" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Adam discovers Beverly has been manipulating him with guilt letters when he tells his mother he doesn’t want her to chaperone the school trip to Hersheypark. Meanwhile, after attending Career Night, Geoff realizes he doesn’t want to be an eye doctor like his father.

American Housewife - "Enemies: An Otto Story" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Anna-Kat runs for the Green Chair position in the school election against Chloe Brown Mueller’s daughter, which results in Katie and Chloe turning their kids’ election into a feud of their own. Meanwhile, Greg becomes concerned that Taylor’s new friend Pierce (Milo Manheim) is trying to steal her away from Trip, causing Greg to intervene and scheme to prevent it.

Modern Family - "Torn Between Two Lovers" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Haley can’t seem to choose between her past and present relationships and is forced to make a decision. Meanwhile, Manny returns to college and dorm life while his girlfriend, Sherry, continues to stay at Jay and Gloria’s, and might be overstaying her welcome.

Single Parents - "Beyoncé Circa Lemonade" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After scolding Miggy for not being able to sleep-train baby Jack, Angie and Douglas engage in a competition to see who can sleep-train the baby in one night. While Angie and Douglas have the baby, Miggy takes over babysitting Graham, Rory, Sophie, Emma and Amy, which results in an impromptu kids’ party. Meanwhile, Poppy teaches Will how to take out his anger on the volleyball court.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Does a Clip Show" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
With nothing to do while their phones update to the latest software, the gang decides to reminisce on old times; as everyone misremembers events from their past, the gang's current reality becomes altered.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Wednesday, October 17

  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Watch Busy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Molly Shannon (Divorce/Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michael Fishman and Lecy Goranson (The Conners/Roseanne) - Michael and Lecy chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Michael, Lecy and Maya Lynne Robinson will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Goodman (The Conners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - John stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Maya Rudolph (Forever/Up All Night) - Maya is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Romeo Miller (Romeo!) - Romeo appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Geoffrey Owens (The Cosby Show) - Geoffrey drops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Cedric and Tichina are guests on Access Live, so check your local listings.


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09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
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09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
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09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
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09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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