Sunday, February 14, 2016

Week 21 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 21 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.92/10 rating/share (+19% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. Fox  3.80/6 (-2%); #3. ABC 3.79/6 (+3%); #4. NBC 3.66/6 (+1%); #5. The CW 1.18/2 (-2%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.495 million (+18% from first four nights week 20); #2. Fox 6.273 million (-1%); #3. ABC 5.772 million (+5%); #4. NBC 5.697 million (+2%); #5. The CW 1.916 million (even).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.78/6 rating/share (+14% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. Fox 1.75/6 (-6%); #3. ABC 1.65/6 (+35%); #4. NBC 1.34/4 (+4%); #5. The CW 0.74/2 (+1%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 20 (2/1-2/7/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49 with a big 7.73 rating, thanks to the Super Bowl of course.  Fox was #2 with a 1.22 rating. ABC was #3 with a 1.18 rating, while NBC was #4 with a 1.02 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was of course #1 with 25.169 million, with ABC #2 at 5.947 million.  NBC was #3 with 4.469 million and Fox at #4 with 4.163 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-2/11/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is now #1 in A18-49 with a 2.10 rating, followed by now NBC at #2 with a 2.07 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.76 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.35 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.038 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.653 million, Fox holding on to #3 with 5.547 million and ABC at #4 with 5.449 million.

Back to week 21 (2/8-2/14/16), 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 21 (Feb. 8-14) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 7)(Week 20)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl 50CBS6:39PM111,864,000
111,864,000 37.74
37.74
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM
9,382,000 (9,382,000)
1.06 (1.06)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM1,997,0004,634,000 (2,637,000)0.291.00 (0.71)REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM1,688,0005,666,000 (3,978,000)0.291.04 (0.75)REPEAT 7-830P vs. 7-8P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM838,000
838,000 0.32
0.32 REPEAT
Grease: LiveFox7:00PM
12,206,000 (12,206,000)
4.32 (4.32)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM838,000
838,000 0.38
0.38 REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM
10,201,000 (10,201,000)
1.15 (1.15)
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM2,120,0002,154,000 (34,000)0.390.59 (0.20)REPEAT vs. Galavant
NBC MovieNBC8:30PM1,809,0004,549,000 (2,740,000)0.551.44 (0.89)830-11P vs. Ninja 8-11P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM1,123,000
1,123,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM654,000
654,000 0.29
0.29 REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM
8,027,000 (8,027,000)
0.97 (0.97)
Beyond the TankABC9:00PM1,219,0001,199,000 20,000 0.270.31 (0.04)REPEAT vs. Carter(R)
Family GuyFox9:00PM954,000
954,000 0.41
0.41 REPEAT
BordertownFox9:30PM876,000
876,000 0.36
0.36 REPEAT
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM
6,819,000 (6,819,000)
0.99 (0.99)
Shark TankABC10:00PM1,828,0002,033,000 (205,000)0.450.58 (0.13)REPEAT
Super Bowl Post GunCBS10:22PM101,928,000
101,928,000 35.95
35.95
Super Bowl Post GameCBS10:29PM70,011,000
70,011,000 25.38
25.38
Late Night ColbertCBS10:54PM20,552,000
20,552,000 7.72
7.72 thru 1202A
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM7,919,0006,682,000 1,237,000 1.781.51 0.27
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,628,0007,501,000 1,127,000 2.482.26 0.22 8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM5,189,0004,890,000 299,000 1.431.40 0.03
The X-FilesFox8:00PM8,305,0008,367,000 (62,000)2.552.66 (0.11)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM1,015,000972,000 43,000 0.380.36 0.02
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM3,336,0003,058,000 278,000 0.900.81 0.09
ScorpionCBS9:00PM11,362,0007,233,000 4,129,000 2.081.20 0.88 vs. REPEAT
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,788,0003,205,000 583,000 1.130.98 0.15 9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM5,465,0005,998,000 (533,000)1.741.95 (0.21)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM940,0001,042,000 (102,000)0.350.37 (0.02)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM9,753,0007,091,000 2,662,000 1.591.05 0.54 vs. REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM5,718,0003,932,000 1,786,000 1.071.02 0.05 vs. Bach Live
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,939,000
16,939,000 2.40
2.40
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM
11,444,000 (11,444,000)
2.03 (2.03)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,228,0005,191,000 (963,000)1.151.42 (0.27)
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,773,0004,124,000 (351,000)1.081.05 0.03
New GirlFox8:00PM3,097,0002,943,000 154,000 1.401.38 0.02
The FlashCW8:00PM3,957,0003,655,000 302,000 1.611.42 0.19
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,707,0002,757,000 (50,000)0.820.85 (0.03)
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,419,0002,533,000 (114,000)0.920.97 (0.05)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM12,569,000
12,569,000 1.84
1.84
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM2,662,0002,774,000 (112,000)0.770.79 (0.02)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,019,0007,540,000 (521,000)1.631.60 0.03
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,283,0002,244,000 39,000 1.011.00 0.01
iZombieCW9:00PM1,426,0001,428,000 (2,000)0.550.55 -
The GrinderFox9:30PM1,906,0001,646,000 260,000 0.740.64 0.10
LimitlessCBS10:00PM6,391,0007,422,000 (1,031,000)1.261.19 0.07 vs. NCIS(R)
What Would You DoABC10:00PM2,097,0002,286,000 (189,000)0.590.66 (0.07)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,128,0008,178,000 (50,000)1.761.77 (0.01)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,363,0006,342,000 21,000 1.591.56 0.03
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,850,000
6,850,000 1.85
1.85
ABC Movie: MadoffABC8:00PM
7,076,000 (7,076,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,933,0006,847,000 86,000 1.171.10 0.07
American IdolFox8:00PM9,159,0009,176,000 (17,000)2.152.30 (0.15)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,445,0002,475,000 (30,000)0.920.92 -
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,632,0006,841,000 (209,000)1.561.60 (0.04)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,191,000
6,191,000 1.96
1.96
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,967,0005,731,000 3,236,000 1.851.17 0.68 vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,582,000
7,582,000 2.59
2.59
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,590,0007,311,000 279,000 1.851.78 0.07
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM4,401,0004,596,000 (195,000)1.331.48 (0.15)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,829,0001,866,000 (37,000)0.750.73 0.02
black-ishABC9:30PM6,020,000
6,020,000 1.84
1.84
Code BlackCBS10:00PM7,134,0006,902,000 232,000 1.301.23 0.07
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,323,0003,786,000 (463,000)0.860.81 0.05
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM8,278,0007,217,000 1,061,000 1.971.66 0.31










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,249,00015,290,000 959,000 3.843.78 0.06
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,282,000
8,282,000 2.38
2.38
ABC Movie: Madoff 2ABC8:00PM
6,699,000 (6,699,000)
1.04 (1.04)
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM2,967,0003,473,000 (506,000)0.760.86 (0.10)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,956,0008,938,000 18,000 2.082.23 (0.15)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,392,0002,321,000 71,000 0.870.89 (0.02)
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM9,347,0009,087,000 260,000 2.062.20 (0.14)
MomCBS9:00PM8,130,0007,955,000 175,000 1.771.75 0.02
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,437,0006,493,000 (56,000)1.381.47 (0.09)
ScandalABC900PM6,955,000
6,955,000 2.15
2.15
The 100CW9:00PM1,322,0001,567,000 (245,000)0.490.59 (0.10)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM6,467,0006,341,000 126,000 1.441.36 0.08 REPEAT vs. Hell
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,103,0006,232,000 (129,000)1.091.10 (0.01)
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM5,822,0006,651,000 (829,000)1.841.16 0.68 vs. Madoff Fall
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM5,399,0005,643,000 (244,000)1.091.15 (0.06)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,123,0006,754,000 (631,000)1.201.18 0.02
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM4,567,000
4,567,000 1.00
1.00 REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
6,657,000 (6,657,000)
1.21 (1.21)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM4,166,0003,568,000 598,000 0.800.86 (0.06)
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM3,172,0003,129,000 43,000 0.700.88 (0.18)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,084,0001,093,000 (9,000)0.400.42 (0.02)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM
4,811,000 (4,811,000)
0.97 (0.97)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,760,000
8,760,000 1.30
1.30
Super Bowl Halftime ShowsCBS9:00PM
5,588,000 (5,588,000)
1.11 (1.11)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,691,0006,139,000 552,000 1.701.40 0.30
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,132,0004,423,000 (291,000)0.900.95 (0.05)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM2,147,0002,204,000 (57,000)0.500.58 (0.08)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM802,000921,000 (119,000)0.300.36 (0.06)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,884,000
10,884,000 1.40
1.40
20/20ABC10:00PM7,179,0005,747,000 1,432,000 1.701.18 0.52
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,108,0004,933,000 (825,000)0.901.00 (0.10)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
48 Hours MysteryCBS8:00PM4,710,0003,899,000 811,000 0.800.78 0.02 vs. SB Commercials
ScandalABC8:00PM1,400,000
1,400,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
ABC Republican DebateABC8:00PM
13,335,000 (13,335,000)
2.13 (2.13)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,570,0003,961,000 609,000 0.800.75 0.05 8-10P
NASCAR Sprint Fox8:00PM4,440,000
4,440,000 1.00
1.00 8-10P
X-FilesFox8:00PM
1,928,000 (1,928,000)
0.44 (0.44)
CBS Republican DebateCBS9:00PM11,620,0004,428,000 7,192,000 2.001.01 0.99 9-11P vs. NFL Honors
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM

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How To Get Away/MurderABC9:00PM1,080,000
1,080,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
LuciferFox9:00PM
1,753,000 (1,753,000)
0.45 (0.45)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM

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20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM2,580,000
2,580,000 0.50
0.50
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,860,0003,155,000 (295,000)0.700.88 (0.18)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 21 (Feb. 8-14) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,249,0003.84
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,582,0002.59
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu9,347,0002.06
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,191,0001.96
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,850,0001.85
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,020,0001.84
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,130,0001.77
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,363,0001.59
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed6,632,0001.56
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu6,467,0001.44REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon5,189,0001.43
New GirlFox8:00PMTue3,097,0001.40
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,228,0001.15
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,283,0001.01
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,419,0000.92
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon3,336,0000.90
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,707,0000.82
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,906,0000.74
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun1,123,0000.50REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun954,0000.41REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun838,0000.38REPEAT
BordertownFox9:30PMSun876,0000.36REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun838,0000.32REPEAT
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun654,0000.29REPEAT
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri

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


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 (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, October 1

The Good Place - "Pilot" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Thanks to some kind of error, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman, enters the afterlife and is sent to the Good Place -- which is definitely not where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael (Ted Danson), the wise architect of the Good Place who is unaware that he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome person within. Helping Eleanor navigate her new surroundings are Chidi (William Jackson Harper), her kind, open-hearted "soulmate" who sees the good in people but finds himself facing quite a dilemma; her frustratingly perfect new neighbors, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto); and Janet (D'Arcy Carden), a walking, talking source for all the knowledge in the universe.

The Good Place - "Flying" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) tries to prove to Chidi (William Jackson Harper) that she is worthy of his help. Meanwhile, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) try to help Michael (Ted Danson) feel better about the unknown flaw in his Neighborhood.

The Good Place - "Tahani Al Jamil" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Chidi (William Jackson Harper) begins formally teaching Eleanor (Kristen Bell) about ethics, and lesson No. 1 is: be kind to your neighbor. Michael (Ted Danson) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) help Chidi find a new, exciting hobby.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

Henry Danger - "Scream Machine" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Charlotte's invention for The Gizmo Show is accidentally destroyed and then rebuilt, Charlotte worries that the attention she gets could expose Kid Danger and Captain Man's secret identity.

Game Shakers - "The Very Old Finger" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Game Shakers visit a mummy exhibit to get ideas for a new game they're working on. Hudson accidentally snaps off one of its fingers. Babe leads a quest to glue it back on without getting caught.

School of Rock - "With or Without You" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Lawrence tries to prove his value to the group by taking over the production of their first recording, but his methods create a rift in the band. Guest Star: Brec Bassinger

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 3)

Sunday, October 2

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, October 3
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Watch Mindy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) and Brendon Small (Home Movies) - Steve and Brendon are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Champs/Hiller and Diller) - Kevin stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City) - Chris chats about the play Career Suicide on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Abigail Spencer (Burning Love) - Abigail talks about Timeless on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 2pm. She is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable) - Rob talks about Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks how many America's Funniest Home Videos get submitted and the funny home videos he wants to submit with his family on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?/Spin City) - Jennifer is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) - Sara appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.