Sunday, October 23, 2016

Week 5 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 5 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.63/11 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 4); #2. NBC 4.85/8 (even); #3. ABC 3.93/7 (-2%); #4. Fox 2.35/4 (-9%); #5. The CW 1.06/2 (-3%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.790 million (+3% from first four nights week 4); #2. NBC 7.781 million (+2%); #3. ABC 6.134 million (-1%); #4. Fox 3.840 million (-8%); #5. The CW 1.683 million (-6%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.42/8 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 4); #2. NBC  1.84/6 (even); #3. ABC 1.40/5 (-5%); #4. Fox 1.26/4 (-5%); #5. The CW 0.61/2 (-5%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 4 (10/10/16-10/16/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to SNF and did a 1.92 rating.  CBS settled for #2 thanks with a 1.72 rating. Fox jumped to #3 with a 1.69 rating because of an NFL overrun, while ABC was #4 with a 1.45 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 9.106 million, with NBC #2 at 7.179 million.  ABC was #3 with 5.831 million and Fox at #4 with 5.107 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-10/20/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.15 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.98 rating. ABC at #3 with a 1.45 rating and Fox at #4 with a 1.40 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.739 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.816 million, ABC at #3 with 6.024 million and Fox at #4 with 4.198 million.

Back to week 5 (Oct. 17-23), 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 5 (Oct. 17-23) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 16)(Week 4)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,422,00012,397,000(1,975,000)1.182.64(1.46)
AFVABC7:00PM4,447,0004,784,000(337,000)0.800.85(0.05)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM
2,649,000(2,649,000)
0.98(0.98)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,534,0005,635,000(2,101,000)1.111.89(0.78)
The OTFox7:45PM15,384,0002,793,00012,591,000 5.511.204.31 vs. Bob's
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM10,887,000
10,887,000 1.40
1.40
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,527,0004,105,000(578,000)1.081.16(0.08)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM8,316,00010,782,000(2,466,000)2.833.89(1.06)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM7,442,0003,091,0004,351,000 3.041.381.66
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM13,595,00016,622,000(3,027,000)4.915.87(0.96)833-1201A
Son of ZornFox8:30PM3,775,0002,086,0001,689,000 1.520.900.62 vs. REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM9,097,000
9,097,000 1.06
1.06
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM3,463,000
3,463,000 0.85
0.85
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,667,000
3,667,000 1.63
1.63
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,663,000
2,663,000 1.08
1.08
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,206,00010,941,000(5,735,000)0.722.78(2.06)vs. Debate Analysis
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,041,0008,201,000(5,160,000)0.772.31(1.54)vs. Debate Analysis
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,196,00014,411,000(215,000)3.473.440.03
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,547,00010,428,000119,000 1.581.61(0.03)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,384,00011,369,00015,000 2.702.93(0.23)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,323,0003,417,000(94,000)1.151.090.06
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,663,0003,063,000(400,000)0.931.09(0.16)
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM8,541,0008,702,000(161,000)2.062.11(0.05)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM5,664,0006,364,000(700,000)1.531.70(0.17)vs. 9-10p
LuciferFox9:00PM3,626,0003,667,000(41,000)1.101.050.05
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,089,000762,000327,000 0.400.210.19 PREMIERE vs. Tomorrow(R)
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM4,579,000
4,579,000 1.12
1.12 PREMIERE
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,172,0007,045,000127,000 1.271.33(0.06)
ConvictionABC10:00PM4,238,0004,229,0009,000 0.730.78(0.05)
TimelessNBC10:00PM5,861,0006,201,000(340,000)1.491.430.06










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,764,00014,769,000(5,000)1.801.780.02
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,021,0006,784,000(763,000)1.501.78(0.28)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,353,00010,879,000(526,000)2.492.56(0.07)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM2,053,0002,125,000(72,000)0.910.92(0.01)
The FlashCW8:00PM2,665,0002,801,000(136,000)1.041.05(0.01)
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,751,0006,610,000(859,000)1.651.91(0.26)
New GirlFox8:30PM1,809,0001,954,000(145,000)0.970.940.03
BullCBS9:00PM12,285,00012,999,000(714,000)1.571.65(0.08)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM4,095,0005,028,000(933,000)1.321.57(0.25)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM9,705,0009,782,000(77,000)2.642.77(0.13)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM1,428,0001,587,000(159,000)0.570.65(0.08)
No TomorrowCW9:00PM807,000741,00066,000 0.290.250.04
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM2,906,0003,710,000(804,000)0.931.16(0.23)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM9,531,0009,621,000(90,000)1.231.220.01
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC10:00PM2,342,0002,678,000(336,000)0.750.88(0.13)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,401,0007,523,000(122,000)1.651.81(0.16)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,585,0009,058,000(473,000)1.892.01(0.12)
Charlie Brown PumpkinABC8:00PM7,569,0006,467,0001,102,000 2.221.880.34 vs. Goldbergs
BlindspotNBC8:00PM5,239,0005,533,000(294,000)1.171.130.04
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM6,658,0006,835,000(177,000)1.701.91(0.21)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,789,0001,936,000(147,000)0.640.70(0.06)
Toy Story of TerrorABC8:30PM6,437,0006,025,000412,000 1.981.820.16 vs. Speechless
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM
8,401,000(8,401,000)
1.73(1.73)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
7,500,000(7,500,000)
2.40(2.40)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
5,878,000(5,878,000)
1.44(1.44)
EmpireFox9:00PM
9,266,000(9,266,000)
3.46(3.46)
FrequencyCW9:00PM1,043,0001,080,000(37,000)0.330.310.02
black-ishABC9:30PM
5,838,000(5,838,000)
1.80(1.80)
Debate AnalysisCBS10:36PM7,390,0005,993,0001,397,000 1.781.060.72 vs. Code
Debate AnalysisABC10:36PM8,274,0006,995,0001,279,000 2.281.600.68 vs. Designated
Debate AnalysisNBC10:36PM8,298,0006,154,0002,144,000 2.481.421.06 vs. Chicago










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL KickoffCBS8:00PM8,446,0008,407,00039,000 2.452.48(0.03)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,174,0007,795,000379,000 2.142.120.02
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,182,0004,839,000(657,000)1.031.18(0.15)
Rocky Horror PictureFox8:00PM4,954,000
4,954,000 1.69
1.69 8-10P
RosewoodFox8:00PM
3,507,000(3,507,000)
0.75(0.75)
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,795,0001,819,000(24,000)0.650.640.01
CBS NFL ThursdayCBS8:30PM14,202,00014,494,000(292,000)4.524.71(0.19)827-1138P
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM3,788,0004,232,000(444,000)0.971.24(0.27)
NotoriousABC9:00PM3,885,0003,904,000(19,000)0.870.830.04
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,704,0006,833,000(129,000)1.231.31(0.08)
PitchFox9:00PM
2,905,000(2,905,000)
0.76(0.76)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,610,0002,149,000(539,000)0.640.83(0.19)
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM

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How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,291,0004,000,000291,000 1.171.070.10
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,317,0005,853,000(536,000)1.061.08(0.02)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,990,0007,435,000555,000 1.101.070.03
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,370,0005,659,000711,000 1.101.060.04
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,350,0003,073,000277,000 0.700.640.06
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,320,0003,380,000(60,000)1.001.03(0.03)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,060,000922,000138,000 0.400.230.17 PREMIERE vs. Supergirl(R)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,470,0004,130,000340,000 0.800.85(0.05)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,300,0009,185,000115,000 1.101.23(0.13)
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,360,0005,189,000171,000 1.201.25(0.05)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,320,0004,889,000431,000 1.000.980.02 9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM2,050,0001,969,00081,000 0.800.700.10
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM540,000682,000(142,000)0.200.190.01 PREMIERE vs. Frequency(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,860,00010,220,000(360,000)1.101.25(0.15)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,070,0003,555,000515,000 0.900.810.09
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,320,0003,296,00024,000 0.600.510.09 REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM6,170,0008,964,000(2,794,000)1.702.72(1.02)8-11P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM1,580,000
1,580,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Notre Dame FootballNBC8:00PM
2,870,000(2,870,000)
0.66(0.66)
College FootballFox8:00PM2,410,000
2,410,000 0.60
0.60 8-11P
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM
1,536,000(1,536,000)
0.34(0.34)
Movie: Identity ThiefNBC8:30PM2,390,000
2,390,000 0.60
0.60 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,660,0003,709,000(49,000)0.500.57(0.07)vs. 48 Hrs(R)
Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM
1,913,000(1,913,000)
0.40(0.40)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,950,0004,866,000(916,000)0.600.77(0.17)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM

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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 5 (Oct. 17-23) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMMon14,196,0003.47
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun7,442,0003.04
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMMon8,541,0002.06
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,751,0001.65
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,667,0001.63
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon5,664,0001.53
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun3,775,0001.52
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue6,021,0001.50
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue4,095,0001.32
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon4,579,0001.12PREMIERE
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,370,0001.1
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,663,0001.08
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,182,0001.03
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu3,788,0000.97
New GirlFox8:30PMTue1,809,0000.97
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue2,906,0000.93
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue2,053,0000.91
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,470,0000.8
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMSat1,580,0000.3REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed

preempted
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

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


Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
MomCBS9:00PMThu

preempted
Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun


The MickFox8:30PMTue


Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon


The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 26

The Big Bang Theory - "The Monetary Insufficiency" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon goes to Vegas to win money for science. Also, Penny and Bernadette take Amy wedding dress shopping, but her terrible choice entangles them in a web of lies.

Young Sheldon - "A Dog, A Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A battle erupts between the Coopers and Sparks when the Sparks’ new dog terrorizes Sheldon.

Mom - "A Taco Bowl and a Tubby Seamstress" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy is concerned that she and Bonnie might lose their apartment when Bonnie locks horns with the tough new building owner, Rita (Patti Lupone).

Life in Pieces - "#TBT: House Destiny Introduction Retirement" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The Short family’s quirky history is revealed with stories of when Tim met Heather’s family for the first time; when Jen and Greg bought their dream home; when Matt got sidetracked after he saw Colleen while waiting for a blind date; and John’s last flight before retiring.

Superstore - "Aftermath" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) deal with the consequences of their recent interactions. Meanwhile Glenn (Mark McKinney) and Dina (Lauren Ash) enlist Garrett's (Colton Dunn) help to win the store a visit from Cloud 9's CEO.

A.P. Bio - "Walleye" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack (Glenn Howerton) successfully convinces Miles (Tom Bennett) that Devin (Jacob McCarthy) is his illegitimate son. Durbin (Patton Oswalt), Mary (Mary Sohn), Stef (Lyric Lewis) and Michelle (Jean Villepique) clash on the Sadie Hawkins dance theme.

Will & Grace - "Staten Island Fairy" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jack's (Sean Hayes) intimacy issues are challenged by a closeted boyfriend. Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace (Debra Messing) sell their new line of bedding on TV.

Champions - "Nepotism" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Michael waits to hear if the musical he wrote will be picked for the freshman show, Vince is accused of treating some staff members better than others.

Nobodies - "Kristen's Wiig" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Larry attempt to convince Kristen Wiig to play Jen in the pilot for "Open Dorf Policy"; Hugh gets put in an uncomfortable position when an accident lands Sam in the hospital.

Atlanta - "North of the Border" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The possibility arises to make a move; it is believed Paper Boi will be at a pajama party.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Thursday, April 26

  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Method Man (Method & Red) - Method Mani s a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/Happy Endings/The Mindy Project) - Adam appears on The Opposition with Jordan Klepper at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dylan McDermott (LA to Vegas) - Dylan reveals role he lost to Harry Connick, Jr. on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob is a guest on Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link on YouTube.


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Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season

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02/06 - Bosom Buddies - The Complete Series
02/06 - Women of the House - Complete 12 Episode Series
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02/27 - Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season
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03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
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