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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh 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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Clean Slate" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Unsure if she can contain her temper for the remainder of the day, Jessica enlists Emery to makes sure she keeps her cool. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail, and Eddie is forced to entertain his super lame cousin.

Speechless - " S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Modern Family - "Halloween 4: The Revenge of Rod Skyhook" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Luke’s Halloween party isn’t the monster bash he dreamed of and is at risk of having the worst party of the year. Sensing trouble, the rest of the Dunphy’s realize all his party needs is a visit from Rod Skyhook, a little promotion and some adult supervision to get it started. Meanwhile at the Tucker-Pritchett home, Cam faces off with his Halloween nemesis while Lily and Mitchell try to save the day and work to keep him from going to the darkside. Finally, when Jay finds out that Manny is going to a party at the home of an old enemy, he enlists him to deliver a trick he will never forget.

black-ish - "Good Dre Hunting" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bow convinces a begrudging Dre to try therapy, and he learns how to cope with his anger issues. Meanwhile, Johan becomes a life coach to the kids.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "Old Lady House: A Situation Comedy" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Charlie thinks Mac's mom is holding his mom hostage so the gang installs spy cameras in their house to monitor what's going on. What they end up discovering is the moms are quite entertaining once Dennis makes some quick edits and adds a laugh track to the surveillance footage. Dee wants in on the new hit show and Frank becomes obsessed with banging Charlie's mom now that he's seen her on TV.

Man Seeking Woman - "Horse" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Lucy attempts to forge a relationship with Josh's best friend Mike.

Schitt's Creek - "The Throuple" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David and Stevie try to come to terms with their new relationship; Alexis and Moira plan a mother/daughter lunch.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Wednesday, January 18

  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Watch Wendi on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) and B.J. Novak (The Office) - Neil and B.J. are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Neil can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:20am.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and his wife Rebecca Romijn chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Less Than Perfect) - Patrick is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet/Kirstie) - Kirstie dishes about the new season of Scream Queens and her weight loss with Jenny Craig on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.