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

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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