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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Triangulation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Koothrappali finds himself in the middle of domestic drama when he learns the woman he’s dating, Nell (Beth Behrs), has a very upset husband, Oliver (Walton Goggins). Also, when Sheldon rents his old room back for a quiet place to work, he drives Leonard crazy by being a model tenant.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Sex Fog and a Mild-To-Moderate Panic Attack" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Bonnie and Adam attend a traditional wedding, they discover they’re not on the same page about their own wedding. Also, Christy and Patrick have trouble setting the mood for their “first time."

Life in Pieces - "Goose Friends Auction Fog" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen sings in Tyler’s band, she gets caught up in the excitement and creates an awkward situation for him. Also, John and Greg decide to brew beer together, Matt donates one of his paintings to a silent auction for Tim’s medical charity, and Heather becomes jealous of Joan’s friendship with a classmate.

Superstore - "High Volume Store" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When corporate announces that the store is getting an upgrade, Amy (America Ferrera), Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Dina (Lauren Ash) set out to discover the pros and cons. Meanwhile, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) accidentally volunteers to be Glenn's (Mark McKinney) surrogate, and tries to get out of it.

The Good Place - "Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Janet (D'Arcy Carden) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) head to a destination that may have lasting implications.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Great News - "The Fast Track" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After an explosive fight with her daughter, Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited about her new position at "Morning Wined Up," but is disappointed to realize that the job offers less responsibility than she had hoped. Katie (Briga Heelan) is determined to bring down Fenton Pelt (guest star Jim Rash), the billionaire suing "The Breakdown," despite specific orders from Greg (Adam Campbell) and the network's attorney (guest star Tim Meadows) to leave him alone. When Katie's rousing speech about journalistic integrity fails to inspire anyone but Chuck (John Michael Higgins), who has been suspended from the show, she reluctantly joins forces, only to find that his investigative skills aren't what they used to be.

K.C. Undercover - "Take Me out" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A high-school math whiz trains to be an undercover spy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 15)

Thursday, January 18

  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:05am.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Selma Blair (Anger Management/Kath & Kim/Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane) - Selma visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11:15pm on Bravo.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey drops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff talks about 12 Strong on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (The Paynes/The First Family/The Game/227) - Jackée talks about her new OWN show The Paynes on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Giselle Eisenberg (Life in Pieces) - Giselle talks about Life in Pieces on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Morning Show Mystery: Mortal Mishaps on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/One Day at a Time) - Clinton Kelly and Valerie are serving up a delicious dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ed Begley Jr. (Futureman/Your Family or Mine/Gary Unmarried) - Ed talks about Futureman on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today in the 9am hour.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Luis Guzmán (How to Make It in America/Luis) - Luis visits Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland.


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