Sunday, January 10, 2016

Week 16 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

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

Households: #1. CBS 6.25/11 rating/share (+75% in rating from first four nights week 15); #2. Fox 4.14/7 (+223%); #3. NBC 4.07/7 (+65%); #4. ABC 3.16/5 (+16%); #5. The CW 0.65/1 (-3%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.069 million (+78% from first four nights week 15); #2. Fox 6.890 million (+242%); #3. NBC 6.373 million (+65%); #4. ABC 4.900 million (even); #5. The CW 0.989 million (-13%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 1.98/6 rating/share (+236% in rating from first four nights week 15); #2. CBS 1.86/6 (+119%); #3. NBC 1.50/5 (+88%); #4. ABC 1.39/5 (+8%); #5. The CW 0.30/1 (-9%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 15 (12/28/15-1/3/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the slow week in A18-49, thanks to Sunday Night Football of course, as NBC did a 1.75 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.16 rating, boosted by an NFL overrun. ABC was #3 with a 1.01 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 0.92 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 6.718 million, with NBC #2 at 6.658 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.141 million and Fox at #4 with just 2.783 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-1/7/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.25 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.80 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.57 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.42 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.173 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.137 million, ABC #3 with 5.746 million and Fox #4 with 4.972 million.

Back to week 16 (Jan. 4-10), 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 16 (Jan. 4-10) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 3)(Week 15)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:55PM15,357,00010,544,0004,813,000 2.771.361.41 vs. REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,941,0004,427,0001,514,000 1.130.810.32 vs. REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM

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Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,898,0004,420,000(522,000)1.171.32(0.15)
The OTFox7:35PM7,748,00013,087,000(5,339,000)2.644.31(1.67)
Undercover BossCBS8:55PM7,987,0007,889,00098,000 1.551.380.17
GalavantABC8:00PM3,197,000
3,197,000 0.86
0.86 PREMIERE
The MuppetsABC8:00PM
1,876,000(1,876,000)
0.44(0.44)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,809,00010,671,0002,138,000 4.193.270.92
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,405,0004,694,000(289,000)1.961.830.13 vs. REPEAT
The MuppetsABC8:30PM
1,274,000(1,274,000)
0.34(0.34)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM24,286,00017,865,0006,421,000 7.915.792.12 831-1135P
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM2,621,0002,653,000(32,000)1.191.070.12 PREMIERE vs. Brooklyn(R)
LimitlessCBS9:55PM3,434,000
3,434,000 0.77
0.77 REPEAT
CSICBS9:00PM
5,994,000(5,994,000)
0.90(0.90)
QuanticoABC9:00PM1,912,000
1,912,000 0.40
0.40 9-11P REPEAT
The MuppetsABC9:00PM
982,000(982,000)
0.32(0.32)
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,264,0002,357,000907,000 1.680.960.72 vs. REPEAT
The MuppetsABC9:30PM
955,000(955,000)
0.32(0.32)
BordertownFox9:30PM2,340,0001,720,000620,000 1.130.640.49 PREMIERE vs. Last Man(R)
LimitlessCBS10:55PM2,812,000
2,812,000 0.61
0.61 REPEAT
Shark TankABC10:00PM
1,924,000(1,924,000)
0.49(0.49)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM8,746,0005,196,0003,550,000 1.870.861.01 vs. REPEAT
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,554,000
7,554,000 2.24
2.24 8-10P PREMIERE
Charlie Brown New YearABC8:00PM
4,851,000(4,851,000)
1.08(1.08)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM6,036,0003,395,0002,641,000 1.750.850.90 vs. REPEAT
Superhuman SpecialFox8:00PM3,604,000
3,604,000 1.19
1.19 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM
1,503,000(1,503,000)
0.41(0.41)
Whose Line Is It?CW8:00PM1,576,000
1,576,000 0.47
0.47 REPEAT
Penn & TellerCW8:00PM
1,849,000(1,849,000)
0.52(0.52)
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM4,563,0002,344,0002,219,000 1.300.610.69 vs. REPEAT
Whose Line Is It?CW8:30PM1,466,000
1,466,000 0.43
0.43 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM11,668,0006,448,0005,220,000 2.170.971.20 vs. REPEAT
Rudolph's Shiny New YearABC9:00PM
3,087,000(3,087,000)
0.74(0.74)
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,856,000
3,856,000 1.22
1.22 9-11P PREMIERE
SuperstoreNBC9:00PM
2,622,000(2,622,000)
0.77(0.77)
BonesFox9:00PM
1,935,000(1,935,000)
0.46(0.46)
Penn & TellerCW9:00PM1,314,0001,802,000(488,000)0.400.50(0.10)REPEAT
TelenovelaNBC9:30PM
2,234,000(2,234,000)
0.61(0.61)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM10,513,0006,003,0004,510,000 1.610.930.68 vs. REPEAT
Bachelor LiveABC10:00PM4,172,0002,870,0001,302,000 1.040.510.53 PREMIERE vs. Castle(R)
BlindspotNBC10:00PM
1,829,000(1,829,000)
0.40(0.40)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,974,00010,369,0008,605,000 2.661.231.43 vs. REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM3,583,0003,739,000(156,000)0.840.84- REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,412,0003,441,000971,000 1.220.820.40 vs. REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PM3,328,0001,809,0001,519,000 1.420.550.87 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
The FlashCW8:00PM1,172,0001,216,000(44,000)0.330.35(0.02)REPEAT
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,082,0001,940,000142,000 0.560.500.06 REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,951,0001,675,0001,276,000 1.030.500.53 vs. REPEAT
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM17,251,000
17,251,000 2.45
2.45
Kennedy Center HonorsCBS9:00PM
7,550,000(7,550,000)
0.88(0.88)
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,315,0002,337,0001,978,000 1.180.600.58 vs. Beyond Tank(R)
Chicago FireNBC9:00PM7,426,0004,586,0002,840,000 1.830.801.03 vs. Med(R)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,730,0001,455,0001,275,000 1.170.480.69 vs. New Girl(R)
iZombieCW9:00PM702,000753,000(51,000)0.200.21(0.01)REPEAT
The GrinderFox9:30PM2,134,0001,349,000785,000 0.790.400.39 vs. REPEAT
LimitlessCBS10:00PM7,303,000
7,303,000 1.36
1.36
Beyond the TankABC10:00PM3,875,0002,229,0001,646,000 1.070.620.45 vs. REPEAT
Chicago MedNBC10:00PM8,392,0004,349,0004,043,000 1.880.731.15 vs. Fire(R)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,290,000
6,290,000 1.66
1.66
I Get That A LotCBS8:00PM
4,979,000(4,979,000)
1.03(1.03)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,839,0005,068,0002,771,000 2.091.051.04 vs. REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,841,0004,361,0002,480,000 1.040.740.30 vs. SVU(R)
American IdolFox8:00PM10,964,000
10,964,000 2.95
2.95 8-10P PREMIERE
EmpireFox8:00PM
2,259,000(2,259,000)
0.62(0.62)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,079,000
1,079,000 0.34
0.34 REPEAT
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM
911,000(911,000)
0.31(0.31)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,725,000
6,725,000 1.58
1.58 PREMIERE
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,612,0004,126,0002,486,000 2.100.941.16 vs. REPEAT
People's Choice AwardsCBS9:00PM6,033,000
6,033,000 1.34
1.34 9-11P
Code BlackCBS9:00PM
4,096,000(4,096,000)
0.69(0.69)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,351,0004,543,0003,808,000 2.761.141.62 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,383,0005,108,0002,275,000 1.760.920.84 vs. REPEAT
RosewoodFox9:00PM
2,039,000(2,039,000)
0.51(0.51)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM933,000
933,000 0.31
0.31 REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM6,292,0003,724,0002,568,000 2.060.941.12 vs. REPEAT
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM
802,000(802,000)
0.25(0.25)
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM
4,977,000(4,977,000)
0.91(0.91)
American CrimeABC10:00PM4,740,000
4,740,000 1.24
1.24 PREMIERE
The GoldbergsABC10:00PM
2,887,000(2,887,000)
0.72(0.72)
black-ishABC10:30PM
2,650,000(2,650,000)
0.68(0.68)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM8,746,0004,235,0004,511,000 1.880.731.15 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,846,0006,016,0009,830,000 3.801.052.75 vs. REPEAT
Beyond the TankABC8:00PM4,290,000
4,290,000 1.00
1.00 PREMIERE
New Year's Rockin' EveABC8:00PM
8,132,000(8,132,000)
2.28(2.28)
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,739,000
3,739,000 1.00
1.00
A Toast to 2015NBC8:00PM
4,777,000(4,777,000)
1.02(1.02)
American IdolFox8:00PM10,206,0002,629,0007,577,000 2.690.881.81 8-10P PREMIERE vs. Pitbull
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM687,000
687,000 0.22
0.22 REPEAT
iHeart Radio Music FestCW8:00PM
838,000(838,000)
0.24(0.24)
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM9,270,0003,785,0005,485,000 2.130.661.47 vs. REPEAT
MomCBS9:00PM8,714,0003,267,0005,447,000 1.790.501.29 vs. REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,522,000
7,522,000 1.58
1.58
My Diet Is Better Than YoursABC900PM2,417,000
2,417,000 0.70
0.70 PREMIERE 9-11P
The OriginalsCW9:00PM509,000
509,000 0.17
0.17 REPEAT
Angel from HellCBS9:30PM8,134,0002,845,0005,289,000 1.600.531.07 PREMIERE vs. Broke(R)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,713,0002,815,0003,898,000 1.190.460.73 vs. REPEAT
New Year's Rockin' EveABC10:00PM
13,015,000(13,015,000)
3.91(3.91)
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM8,550,0003,718,0004,832,000 1.811.010.80 PREMIERE vs. Game Night










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,987,0006,948,00039,000 1.200.800.40 vs. NCIS(R)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,321,0004,392,0002,929,000 1.300.860.44 vs. REPEAT
Undateable LiveNBC8:00PM3,155,000
3,155,000 0.80
0.80
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM
3,847,000(3,847,000)
0.79(0.79)
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM4,715,0002,270,0002,445,000 1.500.710.79 vs. REPEAT
ReignCW8:00PM1,160,000
1,160,000 0.30
0.30
iHeart Radio Music FestCW8:00PM
883,000(883,000)
0.28(0.28)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,451,0003,443,0002,008,000 1.100.810.29 vs. REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:30PM2,305,000
2,305,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,250,0005,884,0003,366,000 1.300.770.53 vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,756,0003,860,0001,896,000 1.300.860.44 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,595,0004,787,000808,000 1.201.020.18 9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

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MasterChef JrFox9:00PM4,294,0002,295,0001,999,000 1.400.750.65 vs. REPEAT
Penn & TellerCW9:00PM938,000
938,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,746,0005,603,0005,143,000 1.400.770.63 vs. Five-0(R)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,550,0005,373,000(823,000)0.901.07(0.17)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL Wild CardCBS8:00PM27,510,000
27,510,000 8.80
8.80 8-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
3,730,000(3,730,000)
0.51(0.51)
black-ishABC8:00PM4,190,0001,754,0002,436,000 1.200.330.87 REPEAT vs. Galavant(R)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,520,0004,901,000(381,000)0.700.88(0.18)8-10P
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:00PM1,000,000
1,000,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
GothamFox8:00PM
874,000(874,000)
0.26(0.26)
black-ishABC8:30PM2,980,0001,428,0001,552,000 0.900.340.56 REPEAT vs. Galavant(R)
BordertownFox8:30PM670,000
670,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
4,391,000(4,391,000)
0.58(0.58)
black-ishABC9:00PM2,700,0001,492,0001,208,000 0.800.350.45 REPEAT vs. Galavant(R)
RosewoodFox9:00PM800,0001,021,000(221,000)0.200.26(0.06)REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM2,440,0001,496,000944,000 0.700.350.35 REPEAT vs. Galavant(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,081,000(4,081,000)
0.73(0.73)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM4,140,0002,810,0001,330,000 0.900.610.29
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM2,840,0003,128,000(288,000)0.600.77(0.17)REPEAT vs. SNL(R)


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 16 (Jan. 4-10) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,846,0003.80
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,351,0002.73
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu9,270,0002.13
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,612,0002.10
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,839,0002.09
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,292,0002.06
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,405,0001.96
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,714,0001.79
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon6,036,0001.75
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,264,0001.68
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,290,0001.66
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu8,134,0001.60PREMIERE
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed6,725,0001.58PREMIERE
New GirlFox8:00PMTue3,328,0001.42PREMIERE
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,321,0001.3
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon4,563,0001.30
black-ishABC8:00PMSat4,190,0001.2REPEAT
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun2,621,0001.19PREMIERE
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,730,0001.17
BordertownFox9:30PMSun2,340,0001.13PREMIERE
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,451,0001.1
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,951,0001.03
black-ishABC8:30PMSat2,980,0000.9REPEAT
GalavantABC8:00PMSun3,197,0000.86PREMIERE
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue3,583,0000.84REPEAT
black-ishABC9:00PMSat2,700,0000.8REPEAT
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri3,155,0000.8
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue2,134,0000.79
black-ishABC9:30PMSat2,440,0000.7REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri2,305,0000.6REPEAT
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,082,0000.56REPEAT
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat1,000,0000.3REPEAT
BordertownFox8:30PMSat670,0000.2REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC10:00PMWed


black-ishABC10:30PMWed


The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
TelenovelaNBC9:30PMMon


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

completed
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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Friday, December 9

  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Watch Olivia on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah whips up a delicious treat on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
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