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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, February 21

The Middle - "Dental Hijinks" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Frankie tries to get a stubborn Mike to go see Dr. Goodwin to take care of his toothache, Mike convinces the good doctor to leave his tooth alone and tell Frankie that everything was ok. But the two find themselves fabricating a story that’s so ludicrous that they fear Frankie will figure out the truth. Meanwhile, since they are nearing the end of their senior year at college, Axl, Hutch and Kenny decide it’s time to sell the fabled Winnebago; Sue tries her best to let college golf cart driver Tyler know that she likes him; and Brick attempts to write a historic Scottish rap musical – a la “Hamilton” – focusing on the life of Sergeant Charles Stuart MacKenzie.

American Housewife - "The Man Date" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Greg is delighted to finally have made a friend in Westport, fellow history buff Stan (guest star Timothy Omundson), but Katie isn’t as happy, especially since Stan is married to her nemesis, Chloe Brown Mueller (Jessica St. Clair).

Fresh Off the Boat - "The Gloves Are Off" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jessica accidentally befriends Marvin’s ex-wife, Sarah (Heather Locklear), and tries to help her and Honey settle their longstanding rift. Meanwhile, Louis and the boys are on a mission to determine Grandma’s true age in hopes of surprising her with a new, free motorized wheelchair.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Confirmation" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Shannon asks VP Murray to be her godfather leading up to her confirmation, Eileen fears her own relationship with him might be moving too fast. Shannon’s big day also has a surprising effect on Kenny’s relationship when Brett says, “I love you,” sending Kenny into a tailspin. Meanwhile, the return of a hot former babysitter puts Pat and Jimmy at odds when she constantly makes passes at Pat.

New Girl - "Rumsprings" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Jess gets nervous about starting her new position as principal, Nick and Schmidt decide to take her on a relaxing day trip to Solvang, which quickly goes “sideways.” Meanwhile, with Cece’s help, Winston tries to finalize his divorce from Rhonda, but finds that he and Aly are caught in a series of never-ending pranks.

The Mick - "The Baggage" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mickey’s unwanted suitors team up to thwart her new romance. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Alba teach Ben a lesson in responsibility.

The Detour - "The City" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin isn't thrilled about Nate's new job in New York City, but the family heads out from Syracuse anyway.

Teachers - "Brokebitch Mountain" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Feldman can’t make ends meet on her salary and takes a second job. Ms. Watson notices a romantic spark between two of her second grade students. The Teachers take advantage of Principal Pearson.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Tuesday, February 21

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of the 2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison talks about Girls and Get Out on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. Finally, she will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She also talks about Rock Dog on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 1pm. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Judd Hirsch (Superior Donuts/Dear John/Taxi) and Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Judd and Jermaine are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym and Kim Gravel help a woman snoop through two bachelors' homes in order to choose which she should date on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Ashley Gerasimovich (The Detour) - Ashley is a guest on Cheddar at 12:15pm. Ashley and Liam Carroll will be on Facebook Live on the TBS Facebook account at approx. 4:00pm. Ashley, Liam, Jason Jones and Natalie Zea will be on Facebook live at approx. 8:00PM EST on the official The Detour Facebook page.