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


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Thursday, August 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Agitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Howard and Bernadette have a hard time leaving Halley in day care when Bernadette returns to work. Also, Bert (Brian Posehn) introduces the gang to his new girlfriend, Rebecca (April Bowlby).

Kevin Can Wait - "Quiet Diet" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Donna says she’ll send Kevin to the Mets Fantasy Camp if he lowers his cholesterol, Chale secretly coaches Kevin through a juice cleanse.

Great News - "The Red Door" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited when Chuck (John Michael Higgins) asks her to wait for the cable guy at his townhouse, until Chuck gives an ominous warning that tests her curiosity. Meanwhile, Portia's (Nicole Richie) phone gets hacked and Katie (Briga Heelan) struggles not to read her private emails.

The Guest Book - "Story Six" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Federal agent Trina books the mountain cabin to protect valuable witness Blake, but Blake has his own ideas on how to escape the people who are after him.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Thursday, August 24

  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Catch Jim on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lamorne Morris (New Girl) - Lamorne is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Timothy Simons (Veep) - Timothy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night/Running Wilde) - Will drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miriam Shorr and Peter Hermann (Younger) - Miriam and Peter are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • John Corbett (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/United States of Tara/Lucky) - John talks about All Saints on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.