Sunday, October 16, 2016

Week 4 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 4 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.44/11 rating/share (+7% in rating from first four nights week 3); #2. NBC 4.83/8 (+3%); #3. ABC 4.00/7 (-13%); #4. Fox 2.57/4 (-10%); #5. The CW 1.09/2 (+21%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.500 million (+8% from first four nights week 3); #2. NBC 7.655 million (+3%); #3. ABC 6.214 million (-12%); #4. Fox 4.152 million (-10%); #5. The CW 1.794 million (+23%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.34/8 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 3); #2. NBC  1.84/6 (+5%); #3. ABC 1.47/5 (-3%); #4. Fox 1.33/5 (-8%); #5. The CW 0.64/2 (+33%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 3 (10/3/16-10/9/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49, thanks to an NFL overrun and did a 2.12 rating.  NBC settled for #2 thanks with a 1.97 rating. ABC was #3 with a 1.41 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.11 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 9.584 million, with NBC #2 at 7.295 million.  ABC was #3 with 6.084 million and Fox at #4 with only 3.430 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-10/13/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.21 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.06 rating. ABC at #3 with a 1.46 rating and Fox at #4 with a 1.32 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.905 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.981 million, ABC at #3 with 6.098 million and Fox at #4 with 3.979 million.

Back to week 4 (Oct. 10-16), 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 4 (Oct. 10-16) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 9)(Week 3)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:45PM12,397,00010,690,000 1,707,000 2.641.32 1.32
AFVABC7:00PM4,784,0004,713,000 71,000 0.850.95 (0.10)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM2,649,000
2,649,000 0.98
0.98 REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,635,0004,589,000 1,046,000 1.891.46 0.43
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,793,00011,562,000 (8,769,000)1.204.32 (3.12)vs. OT
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM
11,386,000 (11,386,000)
1.50 (1.50)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM4,105,0003,715,000 390,000 1.161.14 0.02
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,782,00010,907,000 (125,000)3.893.61 0.28
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,091,0005,997,000 (2,906,000)1.382.65 (1.27)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM16,622,00018,057,000 (1,435,000)5.876.69 (0.82)831-1123P
Son of ZornFox8:30PM2,086,0003,638,000 (1,552,000)0.901.64 (0.74)REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM
9,195,000 (9,195,000)
1.08 (1.08)
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM
3,687,000 (3,687,000)
0.94 (0.94)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
3,468,000 (3,468,000)
1.65 (1.65)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM
2,496,000 (2,496,000)
1.00 (1.00)
Debate AnalysisCBS10:37PM10,941,0006,032,000 4,909,000 2.780.82 1.96 vs. Elementary
Debate AnalysisABC10:00PM8,201,0003,565,000 4,636,000 2.310.97 1.34 vs. Quantico
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,411,00014,319,000 92,000 3.443.50 (0.06)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,428,00010,728,000 (300,000)1.611.70 (0.09)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,369,00011,783,000 (414,000)2.932.98 (0.05)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,417,0003,185,000 232,000 1.091.02 0.07
SupergirlCW8:00PM3,063,000969,000 2,094,000 1.090.24 0.85 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM8,702,0009,595,000 (893,000)2.112.22 (0.11)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM6,364,000
6,364,000 1.70
1.70 PREMIERE 9-10P
ScorpionCBS9:00PM
8,298,000 (8,298,000)
1.54 (1.54)
LuciferFox9:00PM3,667,0003,674,000 (7,000)1.051.07 (0.02)
No TomorrowCW9:00PM762,000880,000 (118,000)0.210.22 (0.01)REPEAT vs. Supergirl(R)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,045,000
7,045,000 1.33
1.33
ConvictionABC10:00PM4,229,0005,174,000 (945,000)0.780.92 (0.14)
TimelessNBC10:00PM6,201,0007,597,000 (1,396,000)1.431.83 (0.40)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,769,00014,440,000 329,000 1.781.86 (0.08)
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,784,000
6,784,000 1.78
1.78 PREMIERE
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM
9,115,000 (9,115,000)
1.44 (1.44)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,879,0007,925,000 2,954,000 2.562.01 0.55 vs. REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM2,125,0002,398,000 (273,000)0.921.00 (0.08)
The FlashCW8:00PM2,801,0003,166,000 (365,000)1.051.26 (0.21)
American HousewifeABC8:30PM6,610,000
6,610,000 1.91
1.91 PREMIERE
New GirlFox8:30PM1,954,0002,034,000 (80,000)0.941.01 (0.07)
BullCBS9:00PM12,999,000
12,999,000 1.65
1.65
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM5,028,000
5,028,000 1.57
1.57 PREMIERE
This Is UsNBC9:00PM9,782,000
9,782,000 2.77
2.77
Scream QueensFox9:00PM1,587,000
1,587,000 0.65
0.65
No TomorrowCW9:00PM741,0001,514,000 (773,000)0.250.48 (0.23)
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM3,710,000
3,710,000 1.16
1.16 PREMIERE
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM9,621,0004,828,000 4,793,000 1.220.86 0.36 vs. Debate Analysis
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC10:00PM2,678,0004,576,000 (1,898,000)0.880.88 - vs. Debate Analysis
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,523,0005,105,000 2,418,000 1.811.38 0.43 PREMIERE vs. Debate Analysis










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,058,0008,515,000 543,000 2.011.84 0.17
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,467,0006,280,000 187,000 1.881.83 0.05
BlindspotNBC8:00PM5,533,0005,708,000 (175,000)1.131.31 (0.18)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM6,835,0006,616,000 219,000 1.911.71 0.20
ArrowCW8:00PM1,936,0001,871,000 65,000 0.700.70 -
SpeechlessABC8:30PM6,025,0006,033,000 (8,000)1.821.78 0.04
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM8,401,0007,551,000 850,000 1.731.41 0.32
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,500,0006,968,000 532,000 2.402.21 0.19
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,878,0005,757,000 121,000 1.441.36 0.08
EmpireFox9:00PM9,266,0009,250,000 16,000 3.463.37 0.09
FrequencyCW9:00PM1,080,0001,362,000 (282,000)0.310.36 (0.05)
black-ishABC9:30PM5,838,0005,184,000 654,000 1.801.53 0.27
Code BlackCBS10:00PM5,993,0005,818,000 175,000 1.061.02 0.04
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM6,995,0007,052,000 (57,000)1.601.61 (0.01)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,154,0006,218,000 (64,000)1.421.37 0.05










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL KickoffCBS8:00PM8,407,0007,545,000 862,000 2.482.24 0.24
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,795,0008,080,000 (285,000)2.122.25 (0.13)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,839,0005,178,000 (339,000)1.181.36 (0.18)
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,507,0003,769,000 (262,000)0.750.89 (0.14)
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,819,000
1,819,000 0.64
0.64 PREMIERE
iHeart Radio SpecialCW8:00PM
963,000 (963,000)
0.29 (0.29)
CBS NFL ThursdayCBS8:30PM14,494,00012,073,000 2,421,000 4.714.07 0.64 827-1115P
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM4,232,0004,966,000 (734,000)1.241.39 (0.15)
NotoriousABC9:00PM3,904,0004,199,000 (295,000)0.830.91 (0.08)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,833,0006,986,000 (153,000)1.311.32 (0.01)
PitchFox9:00PM2,905,0003,504,000 (599,000)0.760.98 (0.22)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,149,000
2,149,000 0.83
0.83 PREMIERE
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM

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How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,000,0004,398,000 (398,000)1.071.23 (0.16)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,853,0006,407,000 (554,000)1.081.22 (0.14)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,507,0008,055,000 (548,000)1.101.12 (0.02)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,629,0005,677,000 (48,000)1.001.10 (0.10)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,118,0003,190,000 (72,000)0.600.58 0.02 PREMIERE vs. Timeless(R)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,363,0003,102,000 261,000 1.000.95 0.05
SupergirlCW8:00PM950,000
950,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
iHeart Radio SpecialCW8:00PM
769,000 (769,000)
0.24 (0.24)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,257,0003,896,000 361,000 0.900.90 -
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,139,0009,626,000 (487,000)1.201.27 (0.07)
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,136,0004,853,000 283,000 1.201.11 0.09
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,831,0004,215,000 616,000 1.000.79 0.21 9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM2,102,0001,929,000 173,000 0.700.66 0.04
FrequencyCW9:00PM688,000
688,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,051,0009,827,000 224,000 1.201.17 0.03
20/20ABC10:00PM3,596,0003,558,000 38,000 0.800.77 0.03
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,378,0004,262,000 (884,000)0.500.74 (0.24)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM8,325,0005,540,000 2,785,000 2.501.83 0.67 8-11P
Notre Dame FootballNBC8:00PM2,429,000
2,429,000 0.60
0.60 8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
2,189,000 (2,189,000)
0.38 (0.38)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM1,483,000
1,483,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
College FootballFox8:00PM
1,837,000 (1,837,000)
0.53 (0.53)
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM3,645,0004,748,000 (1,103,000)0.600.70 (0.10)REPEAT vs. Crimetime
Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM1,959,000
1,959,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,820,0004,570,000 250,000 0.800.71 0.09
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
1,840,000 (1,840,000)
0.42 (0.42)


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 4 (Oct. 10-16) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMMon14,411,0003.44
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,500,0002.40
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMMon8,702,0002.11
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue6,610,0001.91PREMIERE
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,467,0001.88
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed6,025,0001.82
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,838,0001.80
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue6,784,0001.78PREMIERE
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon6,364,0001.70PREMIERE
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue5,028,0001.57PREMIERE
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,091,0001.38
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu4,232,0001.24
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,739,0001.20
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,839,0001.18
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue3,710,0001.16PREMIERE
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,629,0001.0
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun2,649,0000.98REPEAT
New GirlFox8:30PMTue1,954,0000.94
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue2,125,0000.92
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun2,086,0000.90REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,257,0000.9
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu


The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu


Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMThu


Kevin Can WaitCBS9:30PMThu


The Good PlaceNBC9:30PMSat


The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMSat


The Good PlaceNBC9:00PMSat


The Good PlaceNBC8:00PMSat


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



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 22

Roseanne - "Knee Deep" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Roseanne’s knee gets worse so Dan is forced to a make an important work decision; but when a major storm hits Lanford, their fortunes change for the better. Later, Darlene realizes she has to go back to her first passion … writing.

The Middle - "A Heck of a Ride: Part One" / "A Heck of a Ride: Part Two" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job – and new life away from home.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

The Last O.G. - "That Backslide" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Left reeling from the error of his ways, Tray goes into a tailspin and turns to Bobby for support.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Tuesday, May 22

  • Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about the series finale of The Middle on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. Mychael Symon cooks with Patricia on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Spade (The Mayor/Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffal Bill) - Geena is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Nolan Gould (Modern Family) - Nolan talks about Modern Family on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan talks about his new book Brooklyn Gladiator on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night) and Tony Hale (Arrested Development/Veep) - Will and Tony talk about Arrested Development on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian talks about her new film Ibiza on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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