Sunday, October 02, 2016

Week 2 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 2 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.71/10 rating/share (-23% in rating from first four nights week 1); #2. NBC 5.09/9 (-8%); #3. ABC 4.45/8 (-9%); #4. Fox 2.77/5 (-8%); #5. The CW 0.61/1 (+7%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.100 million (-25% from first four nights week 1); #2. NBC 8.127 million (-7%); #3. ABC 6.888 million (-9%); #4. Fox 4.512 million (-9%); #5. The CW 0.983 million (+10%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.11/7 rating/share (-7% in rating from first four nights week 1); #2. CBS  1.71/6 (-43%); #3. ABC 1.59/6 (-5%); #4. Fox 1.49/5 (-5%); #5. The CW 0.28/1 (+12%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 1 (9/19-9/25/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to Sunday Night Football for the finish and did a 2.50 rating.  CBS was #2 with a a close 2.46 rating. ABC was #3 with a 1.34 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.23 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 11.176 million, with NBC #2 at 8.730 million.  ABC was #3 with 5.849 million and Fox at #4 with 3.3636 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-9/29/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.38 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.22 rating. ABC at #3 with a 1.42 rating and Fox at #4 with a 1.31 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.512 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.535 million, ABC at #3 with 6.182 million and Fox at #4 with 3.903 million.
Back to week 2 (Sep. 26-Oct. 2), 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 2 (Sept. 26-Oct. 2) Analysis















Last Sunday (Sep 25)(Week 1)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:51PM14,358,00012,701,000 1,657,000 2.562.64 (0.08)PREMIERE
Once SpecialABC7:00PM2,858,0004,777,000 (1,919,000)0.630.86 (0.23)vs. Emmys Red Carp
Family GuyFox7:00PM2,034,0001,830,000 204,000 0.770.74 0.03 REPEAT vs. Bob's(R)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,370,0006,304,000 (934,000)1.752.11 (0.36)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,601,0001,741,000 860,000 1.140.70 0.44 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS8:51PM10,335,00010,422,000 (87,000)1.532.14 (0.61)PREMIERE vs. JonBenet
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,985,000
3,985,000 1.28
1.28 PREMIERE
Emmy AwardsABC8:00PM
11,382,000 (11,382,000)
2.85 (2.85)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,503,00011,856,000 (353,000)4.154.18 (0.03)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,364,0001,829,000 1,535,000 1.440.73 0.71 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM20,617,00022,751,000 (2,134,000)7.578.20 (0.63)831-1113P
Son of ZornFox8:30PM2,650,0001,797,000 853,000 1.120.72 0.40 vs. Simpsons(R)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM

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Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM4,060,000
4,060,000 0.96
0.96 PREMIERE
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,796,0001,891,000 905,000 1.330.80 0.53 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,228,0001,297,000 931,000 0.940.51 0.43 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
MacGyverCBS10:51PM5,363,0004,570,000 793,000 1.010.70 0.31 REPEAT vs. NCIS LA(R)
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,635,000
3,635,000 0.96
0.96 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,242,00015,816,000 (1,574,000)3.563.76 (0.20)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,830,00010,714,000 116,000 1.791.71 0.08 8-9P vs. 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,723,00012,104,000 (381,000)3.203.30 (0.10)8-9P vs. 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,537,0003,897,000 (360,000)1.181.29 (0.11)
SupergirlCW8:00PM964,000817,000 147,000 0.250.22 0.03 REPEAT
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM10,623,00011,078,000 (455,000)2.692.58 0.11
JonBenet RamsayCBS9:00PM
8,242,000 (8,242,000)
1.80 (1.80)
LuciferFox9:00PM
4,360,000 (4,360,000)
1.31 (1.31)
SupergirlCW9:00PM1,110,000894,000 216,000 0.280.25 0.03 REPEAT
Debate AnalysisCBS10:39PM8,233,000
8,233,000 2.08
2.08
Debate AnalysisABC10:39PM8,979,0004,402,000 4,577,000 2.240.91 1.33 vs. Match Game
Debate AnalysisNBC10:39PM12,763,0008,036,000 4,727,000 4.012.28 1.73










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM15,517,00015,992,000 (475,000)2.132.17 (0.04)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM8,063,0008,601,000 (538,000)1.341.50 (0.16)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,091,00012,293,000 (202,000)3.313.38 (0.07)8-10P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM2,337,0002,389,000 (52,000)1.021.06 (0.04)
The FlashCW8:00PM808,000877,000 (69,000)0.270.25 0.02 REPEAT
New GirlFox8:30PM2,027,0002,312,000 (285,000)1.011.19 (0.18)
BullCBS9:00PM13,614,00015,562,000 (1,948,000)1.892.21 (0.32)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM1,697,0002,156,000 (459,000)0.750.97 (0.22)
MADtvCW9:00PM550,000581,000 (31,000)0.190.19 -
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM10,763,00011,120,000 (357,000)1.481.43 0.05
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,954,0003,439,000 (485,000)0.861.11 (0.25)
This Is UsNBC10:00PM8,748,00010,065,000 (1,317,000)2.592.85 (0.26)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,164,0009,444,000 (280,000)2.092.31 (0.22)8-9P vs. 8-930P
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,580,0006,899,000 (319,000)1.932.04 (0.11)
BlindspotNBC8:00PM5,602,0006,082,000 (480,000)1.281.31 (0.03)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM7,234,0007,932,000 (698,000)1.992.20 (0.21)
Penn & Teller Fool UsCW8:00PM1,261,0001,183,000 78,000 0.300.27 0.03 REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PM6,431,0007,383,000 (952,000)1.812.03 (0.22)
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM8,924,000
8,924,000 1.86
1.86 PREMIERE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,413,0008,237,000 (824,000)2.282.62 (0.34)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,056,0007,818,000 (1,762,000)1.561.84 (0.28)
EmpireFox9:00PM9,650,00010,868,000 (1,218,000)3.694.16 (0.47)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM1,167,0001,128,000 39,000 0.350.32 0.03
Big BrotherCBS9:30PM
6,299,000 (6,299,000)
2.02 (2.02)
black-ishABC9:30PM5,576,0006,393,000 (817,000)1.611.96 (0.35)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM1,035,0001,202,000 (167,000)0.320.37 (0.05)REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,366,000
6,366,000 1.18
1.18 PREMIERE
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM7,966,00010,037,000 (2,071,000)1.792.24 (0.45)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,139,0006,874,000 (735,000)1.511.57 (0.06)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM6,500,00011,084,000 (4,584,000)1.353.47 (2.12)REPEAT vs. NFL Kick
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,407,0008,750,000 (343,000)2.402.48 (0.08)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,389,0005,449,000 (1,060,000)1.251.47 (0.22)
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,599,0003,652,000 (53,000)0.790.73 0.06
The FlashCW8:00PM1,146,000935,000 211,000 0.340.23 0.11 REPEAT
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM4,900,000
4,900,000 1.12
1.12 REPEAT
CBS NFL ThursdayCBS8:30PM
17,546,000 (17,546,000)
6.06 (6.06)
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM4,447,0005,251,000 (804,000)1.261.36 (0.10)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM5,360,000
5,360,000 1.27
1.27 REPEAT
NotoriousABC9:00PM4,509,0005,394,000 (885,000)1.061.13 (0.07)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,788,0007,022,000 (234,000)1.321.37 (0.05)
PitchFox9:00PM3,676,0004,227,000 (551,000)1.011.06 (0.05)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM925,000678,000 247,000 0.290.23 0.06 REPEAT
Kevin Can WaitCBS9:30PM4,254,000
4,254,000 1.07
1.07 REPEAT
BullCBS10:00PM3,917,000
3,917,000 0.78
0.78 REPEAT
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,327,0005,113,000 (786,000)1.261.42 (0.16)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,994,0006,397,000 (403,000)1.131.25 (0.12)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM9,088,00010,725,000 (1,637,000)1.401.67 (0.27)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,795,0005,950,000 (155,000)1.001.13 (0.13)
This Is UsNBC8:00PM2,650,000
2,650,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM
2,374,000 (2,374,000)
0.55 (0.55)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,193,0003,374,000 (181,000)1.001.09 (0.09)
Masters of IllusionCW8:00PM1,317,000812,000 505,000 0.400.21 0.19 FINALE
Dr. KenABC8:30PM3,915,0004,017,000 (102,000)0.800.86 (0.06)
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM
2,326,000 (2,326,000)
0.57 (0.57)
Masters of IllusionCW8:30PM1,333,000799,000 534,000 0.300.21 0.09 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,620,00010,221,000 (601,000)1.301.35 (0.05)
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,986,0004,970,000 16,000 1.101.10 -
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,683,0004,628,000 55,000 1.000.95 0.05 9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM2,082,0002,854,000 (772,000)0.700.97 (0.27)
Penn & Teller: Fool UsCW9:00PM1,234,0001,090,000 144,000 0.400.31 0.09 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,389,00010,553,000 (164,000)1.301.30 -
20/20ABC10:00PM3,934,0003,351,000 583,000 0.900.70 0.20
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,150,0003,789,000 (639,000)0.500.55 (0.05)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM9,020,0003,785,000 5,235,000 3.101.05 2.05 8-11P
The Good PlaceNBC8:00PM1,790,000
1,790,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM
2,977,000 (2,977,000)
0.68 (0.68)
College FootballFox8:00PM1,830,0001,239,000 591,000 0.500.37 0.13 8-11P
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM1,830,000
1,830,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM3,710,0004,248,000 (538,000)0.600.57 0.03 REPEAT vs. Crimetime
The Good PlaceNBC9:00PM1,960,000
1,960,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC9:30PM2,050,000
2,050,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,880,0004,829,000 51,000 0.800.83 (0.03)PREMIERE
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,270,0002,857,000 413,000 0.800.66 0.14 REPEAT vs. This Is Us(R)


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 2 (Sep. 26-Oct. 2) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMMon14,242,0003.56
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMMon10,623,0002.69
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,413,0002.28
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,580,0001.93
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed6,431,0001.81
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,576,0001.61
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,364,0001.44PREMIERE
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu6,500,0001.35REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,796,0001.33PREMIERE
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu5,360,0001.27REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu4,447,0001.26
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,389,0001.25
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,601,0001.14PREMIERE
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMThu4,900,0001.12REPEAT
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun2,650,0001.12
Kevin Can WaitCBS9:30PMThu4,254,0001.07REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue2,337,0001.02
New GirlFox8:30PMTue2,027,0001.01
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,795,0001.0
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,228,0000.94PREMIERE
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri3,915,0000.8
Family GuyFox7:00PMSun2,034,0000.77REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC9:30PMSat2,050,0000.50REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMSat1,830,0000.4REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC9:00PMSat1,960,0000.4REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC8:00PMSat1,790,0000.4REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue

preempted
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue

preempted
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
MomCBS9:00PMThu

preempted
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon

preempted
Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun


The MickFox8:30PMTue


Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon


The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu


American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue


The MiddleABC8:00PMTue

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon

preempted

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.