Sunday, February 07, 2016

Week 20 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 20 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.99/8 rating/share (-5% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. Fox  3.88/6 (-3%); #3. ABC 3.69/6 (+37%); #4. NBC 3.61/6 (+4%); #5. The CW 1.21/2 (-5%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.036 million (-3% from first four nights week 19); #2. Fox 6.346 million (-4%); #3. NBC 5.601 million (+3%); #4. ABC 5.501 million (+35%); #5. The CW 1.916 million (-7%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 1.86/6 rating/share (-7% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. CBS 1.56/5 (+5%); #3. NBC 1.29/4 (+3%); #4. ABC 1.22/4 (+6%); #5. The CW 0.73/2 (-6%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 19 (1/25-1/31/16, LIVE+SD). Fox won the week in A18-49 with a 2.20, thanks to Grease: Live.  CBS was #2 with a 1.24 rating. NBC was #3 with a 1.17 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.06 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was back to #1 with 7.542 million, with Fox #2 at 6.786 million.  NBC was #3 with 4.922 million and ABC at #4 with 3.925 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-2/4/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.12 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.81 rating. Fox at #3 climbing to a 1.79 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.35 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.220 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.817 million, Fox jumps to #3 with 5.616 million and ABC slides to #4 with 5.416 million.

Back to week 20 (2/1-2/5/16), 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 20 (Feb. 1-7) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 31)(Week 19)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,382,0009,694,000 (312,000)1.061.78 (0.72)vs. REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,634,0004,456,000 178,000 1.000.82 0.18 REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM5,666,0003,635,000 2,031,000 1.040.62 0.42
Grease: LiveFox7:00PM12,206,000
12,206,000 4.32
4.32 7-10P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM

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Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM

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Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,201,0008,319,000 1,882,000 1.151.15 - vs. 60 Min(R)
GalavantABC8:00PM2,154,0002,100,000 54,000 0.590.52 0.07 FINALE
American Ninja WarriorNBC8:00PM4,549,0002,727,000 1,822,000 1.440.89 0.55 8-11P vs. NBC Movie(R)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM

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Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM

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The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,027,0005,113,000 2,914,000 0.970.71 0.26 vs. Madam(R)
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM1,199,0001,434,000 (235,000)0.310.36 (0.05)REPEAT 9-10P vs. 9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM

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BordertownFox9:30PM

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Fox NFL NFC PostFox9:58PM
33,901,000 (33,901,000)
12.31 (12.31)
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,819,0006,029,000 790,000 0.990.81 0.18 vs. NCIS(R)
Fox NFL NFC PostFox10:05PM
24,323,000 (24,323,000)
9.06 (9.06)
Shark TankABC10:00PM2,033,000
2,033,000 0.58
0.58 REPEAT
The X-FilesFox10:24PM
16,193,000 (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
SupergirlCBS8:00PM6,682,0007,902,000 (1,220,000)1.511.76 (0.25)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,501,0007,727,000 (226,000)2.262.29 (0.03)8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,890,0004,934,000 (44,000)1.401.47 (0.07)
The X-FilesFox8:00PM8,367,0009,665,000 (1,298,000)2.663.22 (0.56)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM972,000884,000 88,000 0.360.31 0.05
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM3,058,0003,292,000 (234,000)0.810.92 (0.11)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM7,233,00010,694,000 (3,461,000)1.201.87 (0.67)REPEAT
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,205,0003,635,000 (430,000)0.981.16 (0.18)9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM5,998,0007,156,000 (1,158,000)1.952.43 (0.48)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,042,000988,000 54,000 0.370.36 0.01
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM7,091,00010,061,000 (2,970,000)1.051.53 (0.48)REPEAT
Bachelor LiveABC10:00PM3,932,0003,928,000 4,000 1.020.96 0.06
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM11,444,000
11,444,000 2.03
2.03 8-10P
NCISCBS8:00PM
11,973,000 (11,973,000)
1.40 (1.40)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM5,191,0003,528,000 1,663,000 1.420.94 0.48 vs. REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,124,0004,543,000 (419,000)1.051.18 (0.13)
New GirlFox8:00PM2,943,0002,844,000 99,000 1.381.21 0.17
The FlashCW8:00PM3,655,0003,712,000 (57,000)1.421.44 (0.02)
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,757,0002,167,000 590,000 0.850.64 0.21 vs. REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,533,0002,520,000 13,000 0.970.88 0.09
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM
9,206,000 (9,206,000)
1.23 (1.23)
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM2,774,0002,898,000 (124,000)0.790.87 (0.08)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,540,0007,577,000 (37,000)1.601.66 (0.06)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,244,0002,377,000 (133,000)1.000.99 0.01
iZombieCW9:00PM1,428,0001,669,000 (241,000)0.550.63 (0.08)vs. Legends(R)
The GrinderFox9:30PM1,646,0002,000,000 (354,000)0.640.73 (0.09)
NCISCBS10:00PM7,422,0004,561,000 2,861,000 1.190.78 0.41 REPEAT vs. Limitless(R)
What Would You DoABC10:00PM2,286,0002,592,000 (306,000)0.660.66 -
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,178,0008,464,000 (286,000)1.771.81 (0.04)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,342,0006,634,000 (292,000)1.561.62 (0.06)
ABC Movie: MadoffABC8:00PM7,076,000
7,076,000 1.19
1.19 8-10P
The MiddleABC8:00PM
5,190,000 (5,190,000)
1.31 (1.31)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,847,0005,059,000 1,788,000 1.100.79 0.31 vs. REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM9,176,0009,626,000 (450,000)2.302.51 (0.21)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,475,0002,778,000 (303,000)0.921.07 (0.15)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,841,0006,888,000 (47,000)1.601.55 0.05
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM
4,235,000 (4,235,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM5,731,0009,217,000 (3,486,000)1.171.96 (0.79)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
5,065,000 (5,065,000)
1.42 (1.42)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,311,0004,524,000 2,787,000 1.780.96 0.82 vs. REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM4,596,0004,164,000 432,000 1.481.35 0.13
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,866,0001,878,000 (12,000)0.730.73 -
black-ishABC9:30PM
4,211,000 (4,211,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,902,0007,470,000 (568,000)1.231.32 (0.09)
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,786,0003,633,000 153,000 0.810.90 (0.09)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,217,0004,725,000 2,492,000 1.660.91 0.75 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,290,0009,624,000 5,666,000 3.782.05 1.73 vs. REPEAT
ABC Movie: Madoff 2ABC8:00PM6,699,000
6,699,000 1.04
1.04 8-10P
Beyond the TankABC8:00PM
4,007,000 (4,007,000)
1.08 (1.08)
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM3,473,0005,024,000 (1,551,000)0.861.24 (0.38)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,938,0008,774,000 164,000 2.232.33 (0.10)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,321,0002,897,000 (576,000)0.891.12 (0.23)
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM9,087,0007,516,000 1,571,000 2.201.60 0.60 vs. Mom(R)
MomCBS9:00PM7,955,0007,834,000 121,000 1.751.74 0.01 vs. Bang(R)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,493,0007,164,000 (671,000)1.471.61 (0.14)
My Diet Is Better Than YoursABC900PM
2,082,000 (2,082,000)
0.67 (0.67)
The 100CW9:00PM1,567,0001,631,000 (64,000)0.590.59 -
Angel from HellCBS9:30PM6,341,0006,758,000 (417,000)1.361.41 (0.05)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,232,0006,092,000 140,000 1.101.10 -
Madoff: After the FallABC10:00PM6,651,000
6,651,000 1.16
1.16
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM5,643,0006,490,000 (847,000)1.151.34 (0.19)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,801,0007,258,000 (457,000)1.201.31 (0.11)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,729,0006,874,000 (145,000)1.201.23 (0.03)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,637,0002,733,000 904,000 0.900.80 0.10 vs. Undateable
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM3,128,0004,751,000 (1,623,000)0.901.34 (0.44)vs. Chef Jr
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,138,0001,230,000 (92,000)0.400.49 (0.09)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,901,0005,128,000 (227,000)1.001.09 (0.09)
Super Bowl Halftime ShowsCBS9:00PM5,723,000
5,723,000 1.10
1.10 9-11P
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
6,566,000 (6,566,000)
0.97 (0.97)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,111,0006,805,000 (694,000)1.401.70 (0.30)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,382,0003,810,000 572,000 0.900.83 0.07
Second ChanceFox9:00PM2,241,0002,150,000 91,000 0.600.68 (0.08)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM926,000950,000 (24,000)0.400.37 0.03
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM
7,787,000 (7,787,000)
1.04 (1.04)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,777,0005,412,000 365,000 1.201.02 0.18
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,912,0004,927,000 (15,000)1.001.36 (0.36)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM4,000,0002,845,000 1,155,000 0.800.49 0.31 vs. 48 Hours(R)
ABC Republican DebateABC8:00PM11,630,000
11,630,000 1.90
1.90 8-11P
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM
1,773,000 (1,773,000)
0.46 (0.46)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM3,930,0004,749,000 (819,000)0.800.85 (0.05)
X-FilesFox8:00PM2,010,000
2,010,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM
2,685,000 (2,685,000)
0.99 (0.99)8-10P
NBA on ABC PrimeABC8:30PM
3,316,000 (3,316,000)
1.18 (1.18)
NFL HonorsCBS9:00PM4,590,000
4,590,000 1.10
1.10 9-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
2,891,000 (2,891,000)
0.55 (0.55)
LuciferFox9:00PM1,800,000
1,800,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,321,000 (4,321,000)
0.84 (0.84)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,190,0003,060,000 130,000 0.900.74 0.16 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 20 (Feb. 1-7) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,290,0003.78
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu9,087,0002.20
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,955,0001.75
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed6,841,0001.60
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,342,0001.56
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue5,191,0001.42
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon4,890,0001.40
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,943,0001.38
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu6,341,0001.36
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,729,0001.2
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,901,0001.0
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,244,0001.00
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,533,0000.97
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,757,0000.85
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon3,058,0000.81
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,646,0000.64
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

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 TheoryCBS9:00PMThu


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


UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri

completed
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

completed
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
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04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, July 26

The Goldbergs - "Jedi Master Adam Skywalker" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the school year comes to a close, Barry and Erica wonder what they’ll be voted for in the yearbook and pressure Adam – who’s on staff – to see the rough layout before it goes to print. But when they accidentally delete it, mass panic ensues and messes up Adam’s relationship with Jackie. Meanwhile, Murray is annoyed when Marvin comes to visit for money, but Beverly convinces him to help Marvin out with a plan, because he’s family.

Speechless - "T-H-- THE C-L-- CLUB" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ gets into an argument with Kenneth over their time together while Dylan decides she must “parent-trap” them both so they can get back together. Meanwhile, the family gets a chance to be members of a country club for a week. Ray sees it as a chance to live the high life while Maya jumps at the chance to spend mother-and-son time.

Modern Family - "Grab It" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jay’s favorite place in the world, and only refuge, may be losing some of its charm when Phil considers becoming a member. At the Dunphy house, Claire mistakes her influence on Alex’s life choices, and Hayley cares too much about what Alex thinks about hers. Meanwhile, when Cam doesn’t give Mitchell the full story on what his play is really about, it really puts Mitchell in the spotlight.

American Housewife - "Other People's Marriages" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie encourages Viv (Leslie Bibb) to stand up to her boorish husband, Alan, but things backfire when Viv succeeds and decides to leave him – and move in with the Ottos.

Modern Family - "Snow Ball" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Manny and Luke put on the school’s lavish winter dance and end up over their heads due to a texting error, it is up to them to fix it before the end of the night. Meanwhile, Gloria, Claire, Mitchell and Cam all volunteer at the dance while Jay’s thinly veiled guise to get out of it by pretending to want to spend time with Phil backfires. During the dance, Claire and Gloria attempt to set up Marjorie (“Saturday Night Live”’s Vanessa Bayer), an overbearing mom, with the school’s principal. Finally, Mitchell is unnerved to be back in high school and is shocked to see a lot of himself in the school bully and feels he needs a little guidance.

The Goldbergs - "Crazy Calls" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After getting their first-ever answering machines, Murray and Pop-Pop wage a message war on one another. Fed up, Erica, Barry and Pops try to stop the fighting by offering a trip to a hockey game as an olive branch. Meanwhile, Adam finally finds a lunch-time home with some lovable geeks in the computer room, but Beverly worries about his social standing and intervenes.

The Carmichael Show - "Maxine's Sister" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) brings her sister (guest star Aurora Perrineau) to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby (Lil Rel Howery) reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.

The Carmichael Show - "The Blues" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) finds Cynthia (Loretta Devine) in the kitchen crying, she uncovers an uncomfortable possibility that is hard for the whole family to face: Cynthia may be suffering from depression and in need of therapy.

Nightcap - "The Show Might Go On, Part 1" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy's girlfriend, Christie Brinkley, urges him to quit the show; saving her voice for a speaking engagement, TV personality Bethenny Frankel makes Penny do her dirty work; actor David Hasselhoff tells embarrassing stories about his nephew, Marcus.

Younger - "The Gift of The Maggie" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza hunts for a new romance author, bringing her closer to Charles. Maggie slashes an art competitor.

Odd Mom Out - " M.F.A. in B.S." (Bravo, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jill struggles to make the right impression at her art show; New York Times best-selling author Derek Blasberg pays a visit to Brooke and Devon at Von Weber headquarters, but things do not go as planned; Lex gets advice from a stranger.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Wednesday, July 26

  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Watch Sutton on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She also chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) - Baron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Alice Wetterlund (People of Earth/Silicon Valley) - Alice is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. discusses his upcoming film The Emoji Movie on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jade Pettyjohn (School of Rock) - Jade appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey talks about The Last Tycoon on the AOL Build Show at 10:30am.