Sunday, February 21, 2016

Week 22 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 22 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 8.07/14 rating/share (+36% in rating from first four nights week 21); #2. Fox  3.48/6 (-8%); #3. ABC 3.48/6 (-8%); #4. NBC 3.35/5 (-8%); #5. The CW 1.12/2 (-5%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 13.425 million (+41% from first four nights week 21); #2. Fox 5.665 million (-10%); #3. ABC 5.284 million (-8%); #4. NBC 5.175 million (-9%); #5. The CW 1.819 million (-5%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 3.28/11 rating/share (+84% in rating from first four nights week 21); #2. Fox 1.58/5 (-10%); #3. ABC 1.51/5 (-8%); #4. NBC 1.15/4 (-14%); #5. The CW 0.69/2 (-7%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 21 (2/8-2/14/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49 with a 1.58 rating.  Fox was #2 with a 1.35 rating. ABC was #3 with a 1.33 rating, while NBC was #4 with a 1.17 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was of course #1 with 9.407 million, with ABC #2 at 5.073 million.  NBC was #3 with 5.073 million and Fox at #4 with 4.771 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-2/18/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is now #1 in A18-49 with a 2.12 rating, followed by now NBC at #2 with a 2.02 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.74 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.35 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.109 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.518 million, Fox holding on to #3 with 5.498 million and ABC at #4 with 5.419 million. ABC should take over Fox soon.

Back to week 22 (2/15-2/21/16), 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 22 (Feb. 15-21) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 14)(Week 21)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,417,000
10,417,000 1.18
1.18
Super Bowl 50CBS6:39PM
111,864,000 (111,864,000)
37.74 (37.74)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,018,0001,997,000 4,021,000 1.160.29 0.87 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM4,552,0001,688,000 2,864,000 0.860.29 0.57 vs 7-830P REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,838,000838,000 1,000,000 0.760.32 0.44 REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,046,000838,000 1,208,000 0.970.38 0.59 vs. REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,061,000
10,061,000 1.19
1.19
Bachelor 20 YearsABC8:00PM4,094,000
4,094,000 1.09
1.09 8-10P
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM
2,120,000 (2,120,000)
0.39 (0.39)
SNL PrimeNBC8:00PM3,933,000
3,933,000 0.91
0.91 REPEAT
NBC MovieNBC8:30PM
1,809,000 (1,809,000)
0.55 (0.55)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,893,0001,123,000 1,770,000 1.280.50 0.78 vs. REPEAT
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM1,735,000654,000 1,081,000 0.750.29 0.46 vs. REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM7,958,000
7,958,000 0.96
0.96
Beyond the TankABC9:00PM
1,219,000 (1,219,000)
0.27 (0.27)
Tonight Show VDayNBC9:00PM5,051,000
5,051,000 1.44
1.44 9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,568,000954,000 1,614,000 1.220.41 0.81 vs. REPEAT
BordertownFox9:30PM1,696,000876,000 820,000 0.740.36 0.38 vs. REPEAT
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,307,000
6,307,000 0.89
0.89
CastleABC10:00PM4,190,0001,828,000 2,362,000 0.760.45 0.31 vs. Tank(R)
Super Bowl Post GunCBS10:22PM
101,928,000 (101,928,000)
35.95 (35.95)
Super Bowl Post GameCBS10:29PM
70,011,000 (70,011,000)
25.38 (25.38)
Late Night ColbertCBS10:54PM
20,552,000 (20,552,000)
7.72 (7.72)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Grammy AwardsCBS8:00PM24,951,000
24,951,000 7.66
7.66 8-1131P
SupergirlCBS8:00PM
7,919,000 (7,919,000)
1.78 (1.78)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,236,0008,628,000 (1,392,000)2.192.48 (0.29)8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM3,889,0005,189,000 (1,300,000)1.211.43 (0.22)
The X-FilesFox8:00PM7,069,0008,305,000 (1,236,000)2.142.55 (0.41)
Mortal Kombat SpecialCW8:00PM724,0001,015,000 (291,000)0.280.38 (0.10)vs. Crazy Ex
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM2,333,0003,336,000 (1,003,000)0.720.90 (0.18)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM
11,362,000 (11,362,000)
2.08 (2.08)
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM2,803,0003,788,000 (985,000)0.821.13 (0.31)9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM5,134,0005,465,000 (331,000)1.561.74 (0.18)
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM649,000940,000 (291,000)0.210.35 (0.14)REPEAT vs. Jane
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM
9,753,000 (9,753,000)
1.59 (1.59)
CastleABC10:00PM5,147,0005,718,000 (571,000)0.911.07 (0.16)
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,335,00016,939,000 396,000 2.322.40 (0.08)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,639,0004,228,000 411,000 1.281.15 0.13
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,784,0003,773,000 11,000 0.931.08 (0.15)
New GirlFox8:00PM2,803,0003,097,000 (294,000)1.231.40 (0.17)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,903,0003,957,000 (54,000)1.531.61 (0.08)
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,445,0002,707,000 (262,000)0.800.82 (0.02)
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,225,0002,419,000 (194,000)0.780.92 (0.14)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM13,419,00012,569,000 850,000 1.991.84 0.15
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM2,388,0002,662,000 (274,000)0.720.77 (0.05)9-11P vs 9-10P
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,664,0007,019,000 (355,000)1.441.63 (0.19)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,176,0002,283,000 (107,000)0.921.01 (0.09)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,249,0001,426,000 (177,000)0.520.55 (0.03)
The GrinderFox9:30PM1,682,0001,906,000 (224,000)0.620.74 (0.12)
LimitlessCBS10:00PM6,009,0006,391,000 (382,000)1.211.26 (0.05)
What Would You DoABC10:00PM
2,097,000 (2,097,000)
0.59 (0.59)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,529,0008,128,000 (599,000)1.571.76 (0.19)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,297,000
8,297,000 1.93
1.93 PREMIERE 8-930P
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM
6,363,000 (6,363,000)
1.59 (1.59)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,285,0006,850,000 435,000 1.881.85 0.03
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,329,0006,933,000 (604,000)1.021.17 (0.15)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,228,0009,159,000 (931,000)2.002.15 (0.15)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,444,0002,445,000 (1,000)0.910.92 (0.01)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM
6,632,000 (6,632,000)
1.56 (1.56)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,389,0006,191,000 198,000 1.981.96 0.02
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
8,967,000 (8,967,000)
1.85 (1.85)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,480,0007,582,000 (102,000)2.442.59 (0.15)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,732,0007,590,000 142,000 1.661.85 (0.19)
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM3,973,0004,401,000 (428,000)1.251.33 (0.08)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,980,0001,829,000 151,000 0.780.75 0.03
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM4,799,000
4,799,000 1.02
1.02 REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM5,736,0006,020,000 (284,000)1.831.84 (0.01)
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,043,0007,134,000 (1,091,000)1.051.30 (0.25)
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,183,0003,323,000 (140,000)0.810.86 (0.05)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,451,0008,278,000 (827,000)1.611.97 (0.36)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,240,00016,249,000 (1,009,000)3.783.84 (0.06)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,818,0008,282,000 (464,000)2.172.38 (0.21)
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM2,567,0002,967,000 (400,000)0.610.76 (0.15)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,186,0008,956,000 (770,000)1.952.08 (0.13)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,248,0002,392,000 (144,000)0.830.87 (0.04)
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM9,336,0009,347,000 (11,000)2.102.06 0.04
MomCBS9:00PM8,684,0008,130,000 554,000 1.841.77 0.07
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,023,0006,437,000 (414,000)1.301.38 (0.08)
ScandalABC900PM6,085,0006,955,000 (870,000)1.772.15 (0.38)
The 100CW9:00PM1,356,0001,322,000 34,000 0.470.49 (0.02)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM6,401,0006,467,000 (66,000)1.491.44 0.05 vs. Bang(R)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,945,0006,103,000 (158,000)1.041.09 (0.05)
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,875,0005,822,000 (947,000)1.451.84 (0.39)
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM5,287,0005,399,000 (112,000)1.061.09 (0.03)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,910,0006,087,000 (177,000)1.101.26 (0.16)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,670,000
6,670,000 1.20
1.20
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM
4,567,000 (4,567,000)
0.98 (0.98)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,690,0004,186,000 (496,000)0.800.82 (0.02)
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM3,150,0003,176,000 (26,000)0.800.76 0.04
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,060,0001,049,000 11,000 0.400.38 0.02
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,940,000
4,940,000 1.10
1.10
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,820,0008,876,000 (56,000)1.101.30 (0.20)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,180,0006,728,000 (548,000)1.501.68 (0.18)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,020,0004,187,000 (167,000)0.900.90 -
Second ChanceFox9:00PM2,000,0002,133,000 (133,000)0.600.54 0.06
The OriginalsCW9:00PM860,000797,000 63,000 0.400.31 0.09
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,650,00010,922,000 (272,000)1.301.43 (0.13)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,260,0007,219,000 (1,959,000)1.201.69 (0.49)
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,260,0004,134,000 126,000 0.800.94 (0.14)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,350,0004,203,000 (853,000)0.400.71 (0.31)REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM2,030,000
2,030,000 0.60
0.60
ScandalABC8:00PM
1,418,000 (1,418,000)
0.23 (0.23)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,780,0004,644,000 136,000 0.700.81 (0.11)8-10P
RosewoodFox8:00PM1,340,000
1,340,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
NASCAR Sprint Fox8:00PM
4,842,000 (4,842,000)
1.08 (1.08)
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM2,620,000
2,620,000 0.90
0.90 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,250,000
3,250,000 0.50
0.50
CBS Republican DebateCBS9:00PM
13,443,000 (13,443,000)
2.16 (2.16)
How To Get Away/MurderABC9:00PM
1,125,000 (1,125,000)
0.21 (0.21)
Jeff Gordon SpecialFox9:00PM1,120,000
1,120,000 0.20
0.20
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,180,000
5,180,000 0.90
0.90
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
2,659,000 (2,659,000)
0.49 (0.49)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,950,0002,869,000 81,000 0.700.70 - 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 22 (Feb. 15-21) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,240,0003.78
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,480,0002.44
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu9,336,0002.10
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,389,0001.98
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,285,0001.88
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,684,0001.84
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,736,0001.83
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu6,401,0001.49
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,639,0001.28
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,893,0001.28
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,803,0001.23
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,568,0001.22
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon3,889,0001.21
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,670,0001.2
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,940,0001.1
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMWed4,799,0001.02REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,046,0000.97
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,176,0000.92
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,445,0000.80
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,225,0000.78
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun1,838,0000.76REPEAT
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun1,735,0000.75
BordertownFox9:30PMSun1,696,0000.74
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon2,333,0000.72
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,682,0000.62
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed

preempted
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri


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


UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri

completed
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

completed
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PMWed


The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


CrowdedNBC9:30PMTue


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

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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
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, August 21

Kevin Can Wait - "Unholy War" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After reluctantly settling on a date for Kendra’s wedding, Kevin learns that his childhood nemesis, Terry (Kim Coates), is trying to reserve the church on the same day. As the two battle for Father Phillip’s (Jim Breuer) approval by becoming more involved in the church, Kevin’s drive to get the church for Kendra becomes an insatiable desire to get revenge on his old rival.

Superior Donuts - "Man Without a Health Plan" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco’s medical expenses when he’s hurt at work and doesn’t have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.

Mom - "Cornbread and a Cashmere Onesie" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother’s suicide.

Life in Pieces - "Babysit Argument Invention Butterfly" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Matt and Colleen have a disastrous time babysitting Lark while Jen is at work. Also, Sophia is far from pleased when John buys her a butterfly kit for her birthday; Tim and Heather rehash an old fight from the early days of their relationship; and Greg gives Samantha questionable advice about being an entrepreneur for her school project.

American Dad - "Kloger" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Roger and Klaus start having a secret affair after they accidentally end up on an online date together; Steve tries to catch Hayley's pink eye to get out of doing a fitness test at school.

People of Earth - "Why Can't We Be Friends?" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Ozzie confronts Walsh about being an alien; Richard gets fired from his job and joins Agent Foster on her search for Walsh.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Monday, August 21

  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None/Parks and Recreation) - Aziz drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) and Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Rachel and Jenna are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara opens up about beauty standards in Hollywood on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about Marlon on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Lilla Crawford, Taylor Louderman and Elan Luz Rivera (Sunny Day) - The stars of Nickelodeon's upcoming series Sunny Day are guests on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.