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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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