Sunday, January 17, 2016

Week 17 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 17 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.09/9 rating/share (-19% in rating from first four nights week 16); #2. NBC 3.65/6 (-10%); #3. Fox 3.46/6 (-16%); #4. ABC 3.03/5 (-4%); #5. The CW 0.81/1 (+25%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.060 million (-20% from first four nights week 16); #2. Fox 5.710 million (-17%); #3. NBC 5.690 million (-11%); #4. ABC 4.643 million (-5%); #5. The CW 1.265 million (+28%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 1.59/5 rating/share (-5% in rating from first four nights week 16); #2. CBS 1.55/5 (-17%); #3. NBC 1.35/4 (-10%); #4. ABC 1.29/4 (-7%); #5. The CW 0.40/1 (+33%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 16 (1/4-1/10/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49, thanks to NFL Playoffs of course did a 2.64 rating.  Fox was #2 with a 2.59 rating, boosted by an NFL Playoff overrun. NBC was #3 with a 1.86 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.13 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 12.098 million, with Fox #2 at 8.213 million.  NBC was #3 with 7.461 million and ABC at #4 with 4.351 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-1/14/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.22 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.84 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.62 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.40 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.286 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.080 million, ABC #3 with 5.656 million and Fox #4 with 5.121 million.

Back to week 17 (Jan. 11-17), 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 17 (Jan. 11-17) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 10)(Week 16)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM7,206,00015,357,000 (8,151,000)0.772.77 (2.00)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,377,0005,941,000 (1,564,000)0.821.13 (0.31)
Golden Globe ArrivalNBC7:00PM6,113,000
6,113,000 1.39
1.39
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM

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Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM
3,898,000 (3,898,000)
1.17 (1.17)
The OTFox7:35PM
7,748,000 (7,748,000)
2.64 (2.64)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM8,971,0007,987,000 984,000 1.021.55 (0.53)vs. Boss
GalavantABC8:00PM2,410,0003,197,000 (787,000)0.600.86 (0.26)
Golden GlobesNBC8:00PM18,511,000
18,511,000 5.45
5.45 8-11P
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM
12,809,000 (12,809,000)
4.19 (4.19)
NFL PostFox8:11PM23,043,000
23,043,000 8.09
8.09
The SimpsonsFox8:20PM8,332,0004,405,000 3,927,000 3.591.96 1.63
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM
24,286,000 (24,286,000)
7.91 (7.91)
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:50PM4,565,0002,621,000 1,944,000 2.071.19 0.88
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM7,652,0003,434,000 4,218,000 1.060.77 0.29 vs. Limitless(R)
QuanticoABC9:00PM1,619,0001,912,000 (293,000)0.340.40 (0.06)9-11P REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:20PM3,917,0003,264,000 653,000 1.851.68 0.17
BordertownFox9:51PM3,579,0002,340,000 1,239,000 1.481.13 0.35
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,489,0002,812,000 3,677,000 1.050.61 0.44 vs. Limitless(R)
Shark TankABC10:00PM

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DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM8,868,000
8,868,000 1.92
1.92 REPEAT
SupergirlCBS8:00PM
8,746,000 (8,746,000)
1.87 (1.87)
The BachelorABC8:00PM6,895,0007,554,000 (659,000)1.962.24 (0.28)8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM5,376,0006,036,000 (660,000)1.511.75 (0.24)
Masterchef SpecialFox8:00PM2,514,0003,604,000 (1,090,000)0.891.19 (0.30)REPEAT 8-10P vs Superhuman
GothamFox8:00PM

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Whose Line Is It?CW8:00PM1,197,0001,576,000 (379,000)0.390.47 (0.08)REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM8,277,000
8,277,000 1.94
1.94 REPEAT
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM3,612,0004,563,000 (951,000)0.981.30 (0.32)
Whose Line Is It?CW8:30PM1,247,0001,466,000 (219,000)0.390.43 (0.04)REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM7,473,00011,668,000 (4,195,000)1.362.17 (0.81)REPEAT
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,497,0003,856,000 (359,000)1.061.22 (0.16)9-11P
BonesFox9:00PM

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Penn & TellerCW9:00PM1,341,0001,314,000 27,000 0.380.40 (0.02)REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM6,869,00010,513,000 (3,644,000)1.021.61 (0.59)REPEAT
Bachelor LiveABC10:00PM3,816,0004,172,000 (356,000)0.951.04 (0.09)
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM10,973,00018,974,000 (8,001,000)1.372.66 (1.29)REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM3,517,0003,583,000 (66,000)0.810.84 (0.03)REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,369,0004,412,000 (43,000)1.141.22 (0.08)
New GirlFox8:00PM3,251,0003,328,000 (77,000)1.471.42 0.05
MADtv 20th ReunionCW8:00PM1,611,0001,172,000 439,000 0.610.33 0.28 vs. Flash(R)
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,160,0002,082,000 78,000 0.580.56 0.02 REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,646,0002,951,000 (305,000)0.981.03 (0.05)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM
17,251,000 (17,251,000)
2.45 (2.45)
Shark TankABC9:00PM
4,315,000 (4,315,000)
1.18 (1.18)
Chicago FireNBC9:00PM
7,426,000 (7,426,000)
1.83 (1.83)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM
2,730,000 (2,730,000)
1.17 (1.17)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,170,000702,000 468,000 0.470.20 0.27 vs. REPEAT
The GrinderFox9:30PM
2,134,000 (2,134,000)
0.79 (0.79)
State of Union AnalysisCBS10:09PM6,111,000
6,111,000 1.04
1.04 thru 1024P
Mike & MollyCBS10:37PM3,846,000
3,846,000 0.59
0.59 REPEAT thru 1107P
LimitlessCBS10:00PM
7,303,000 (7,303,000)
1.36 (1.36)
State of Union AnalysisABC10:09PM4,960,000
4,960,000 1.11
1.11 thru 1024P
The GoldbergsABC10:38PM2,643,000
2,643,000 0.63
0.63 REPEAT thru 1108P
Beyond the TankABC10:00PM
3,875,000 (3,875,000)
1.07 (1.07)
State of Union AnalysisNBC10:09PM6,235,000
6,235,000 1.58
1.58 thru 1024P
State of Union AnalysisNBC10:33PM4,381,000
4,381,000 0.96
0.96
Chicago MedNBC10:00PM
8,392,000 (8,392,000)
1.88 (1.88)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,515,0006,290,000 225,000 1.651.66 (0.01)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,455,0007,839,000 (384,000)1.892.09 (0.20)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM7,525,0006,841,000 684,000 1.221.04 0.18
American IdolFox8:00PM9,771,00010,964,000 (1,193,000)2.512.95 (0.44)vs. 8-10P
The FlashCW8:00PM1,224,0001,079,000 145,000 0.410.34 0.07 REPEAT vs. Arrow(R)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM7,135,0006,725,000 410,000 1.591.58 0.01
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,327,0006,612,000 (285,000)1.992.10 (0.11)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,333,000
9,333,000 2.00
2.00
People's Choice AwardsCBS9:00PM
6,033,000 (6,033,000)
1.34 (1.34)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,169,0008,351,000 (182,000)2.662.76 (0.10)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM8,009,0007,383,000 626,000 1.991.76 0.23
Second ChanceFox9:00PM4,705,000
4,705,000 1.20
1.20 PREMIERE
ArrowCW9:00PM1,131,000933,000 198,000 0.390.31 0.08 REPEAT vs. Supernatural(R)
black-ishABC9:30PM6,059,0006,292,000 (233,000)1.922.06 (0.14)
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,604,000
6,604,000 1.22
1.22
American CrimeABC10:00PM4,302,0004,740,000 (438,000)1.141.24 (0.10)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,987,0008,746,000 (759,000)1.981.88 0.10










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,751,00015,846,000 (95,000)3.773.80 (0.03)
Beyond the TankABC8:00PM4,102,0004,290,000 (188,000)0.971.00 (0.03)
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,834,0003,739,000 95,000 1.011.00 0.01
American IdolFox8:00PM8,716,00010,206,000 (1,490,000)2.212.69 (0.48)8-10P
World Dog AwardsCW8:00PM1,209,000
1,209,000 0.28
0.28 8-10P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM
687,000 (687,000)
0.22 (0.22)
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM9,146,0009,270,000 (124,000)1.982.13 (0.15)
MomCBS9:00PM8,326,0008,714,000 (388,000)1.681.79 (0.11)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,472,0007,522,000 (50,000)1.581.58 -
My Diet Is Better Than YoursABC900PM2,110,0002,417,000 (307,000)0.610.70 (0.09)9-11P
The OriginalsCW9:00PM
509,000 (509,000)
0.17 (0.17)
Angel from HellCBS9:30PM6,992,0008,134,000 (1,142,000)1.341.60 (0.26)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,982,0006,713,000 (731,000)1.131.19 (0.06)
How To Get AwayABC10:00PM

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Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM6,641,0008,550,000 (1,909,000)1.321.81 (0.49)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,492,0006,926,000 (434,000)1.101.18 (0.08)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,166,0007,331,000 (165,000)1.301.29 0.01
Undateable LiveNBC8:00PM2,766,0003,149,000 (383,000)0.800.84 (0.04)
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM4,531,0004,485,000 46,000 1.401.42 (0.02)vs. 8-10P
ReignCW8:00PM1,358,0001,097,000 261,000 0.400.33 0.07
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,411,0005,404,000 7,000 1.101.06 0.04
SuperstoreNBC8:30PM2,214,0002,310,000 (96,000)0.600.63 (0.03)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,335,0009,413,000 (78,000)1.301.37 (0.07)
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,642,0005,760,000 (118,000)1.401.33 0.07
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,354,0005,633,000 (279,000)1.201.16 0.04 9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

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Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM3,425,000
3,425,000 1.10
1.10 PREMIERE
Penn & TellerCW9:00PM1,239,000924,000 315,000 0.400.27 0.13 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,492,00010,846,000 (354,000)1.301.41 (0.11)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,835,0004,521,000 314,000 1.100.90 0.20
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM7,210,000
7,210,000 1.80
1.80 REPEAT
NFL Wild CardCBS8:00PM
31,226,000 (31,226,000)
10.08 (10.08)
ABC MovieABC8:00PM1,380,000
1,380,000 0.30
0.30 8-1030P
black-ishABC8:00PM
3,999,000 (3,999,000)
1.18 (1.18)
NFL PlayoffsNBC8:00PM29,270,000
29,270,000 9.20
9.20 8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
4,547,000 (4,547,000)
0.74 (0.74)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM1,200,000
1,200,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:00PM
961,000 (961,000)
0.29 (0.29)
black-ishABC8:30PM
2,866,000 (2,866,000)
0.84 (0.84)
BordertownFox8:30PM
640,000 (640,000)
0.25 (0.25)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,470,000
4,470,000 0.90
0.90 REPEAT
black-ishABC9:00PM
2,705,000 (2,705,000)
0.78 (0.78)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM1,110,000806,000 304,000 0.300.22 0.08 REPEAT vs. Rosewood(R)
black-ishABC9:30PM
2,462,000 (2,462,000)
0.72 (0.72)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,030,000
4,030,000 0.80
0.80
Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PM1,020,000
1,020,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
4,155,000 (4,155,000)
0.92 (0.92)
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM
2,834,000 (2,834,000)
0.60 (0.60)


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 17 (Jan. 11-17) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,751,0003.77
The SimpsonsFox8:20PMSun8,332,0003.59
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,169,0002.66
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:50PMSun4,565,0002.07
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,327,0001.99
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu9,146,0001.98
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon8,277,0001.94REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,059,0001.92
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon8,868,0001.92REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,455,0001.89
Family GuyFox9:20PMSun3,917,0001.85
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,326,0001.68
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,515,0001.65
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed7,135,0001.59
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon5,376,0001.51
BordertownFox9:51PMSun3,579,0001.48
New GirlFox8:00PMTue3,251,0001.47
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu6,992,0001.34
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,166,0001.3
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,411,0001.1
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon3,612,0000.98
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,646,0000.98
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue3,517,0000.81REPEAT
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,766,0000.8
The GoldbergsABC10:38PMTue2,643,0000.63REPEAT
GalavantABC8:00PMSun2,410,0000.60
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri2,214,0000.6REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS10:37PMTue3,846,0000.59REPEAT
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,160,0000.58REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PMSat1,020,0000.2REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue

preempted
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
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


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Monday, July 24

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Mom - "Martinis and a Sponge Bath" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Christy and Adam get into a car accident, Bonnie is hurt to discover she is neither of their emergency contacts. Wendie Malick returns as Adam’s ex-wife, Danielle.

Life in Pieces - "Cheap Promotion Flying Birthday" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Colleen teaches Matt her frugal ways, he gets hooked when he realizes how much saving money turns her on. Also, Tim attempts to fire Heather from her receptionist position at his office, John tries to break Sophia’s fear of flying by taking her for a quick flight on a small plane, and Jen plans a quiet affair for Lark’s first birthday, until the family takes over the celebration.

American Dad - "The Life and Times of Stan Smith" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Stan becomes addicted to dying after Roger tricks him into thinking he had a heart attack; Klaus takes Steve to Arizona State University for a college visit, where a fraternity hazes him.

People of Earth - "New Beginnings" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After learning the members of StarCrossed were on the ship as kids, Ozzie tries to get the group back together; disgraced FBI agent Alex Foster gets sent to Beacon to investigate white-collar criminal Jonathan Walsh; a merger takes place on the ship.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Monday, July 24

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Rob and his sons, Matthew and John Owen, chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about The Lowe Files on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Laura Benanti (Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril crashes a cooking class on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey makes cherry pie filling cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about People of Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti performs a jazz song on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie shows off her favorite RVs on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:52am.