Sunday, October 30, 2016

Week 6 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 6 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. Fox 7.61/13 rating/share (+224% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. CBS 5.28/9 (-20%); #3. NBC 4.53/8 (-7%); #4. ABC 3.92/7 (even); #5. The CW 1.07/2 (+1%).
Total Viewers: #1. Fox 12.952 million (+237% from first four nights week 5); #2. CBS 8.430 million (-22%); #3. NBC 7.206 million (-7%); #4. ABC 6.067 million (-1%); #5. The CW 1.703 million (+1%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 3.63/12 rating/share (+188% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. NBC 1.73/6 (-6%); #3. CBS 1.52/5 (-37%); #4. Fox 1.39/5 (-1%); #5. The CW 0.59/2 (-3%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 5 (10/17/16-10/23/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to SNF and did a 2.05 rating.  CBS settled for #2 thanks with a 1.98 rating powered by an NFL overrun on Sunday. ABC was #3 with a 1.27 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.06 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 9.943 million, with NBC #2 at 7.703 million.  ABC was #3 with 5.441 million and Fox at #4 with just 3.110 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-10/27/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.11 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.89 rating. Fox jumps to  #3 with a 1.61 rating boosted by a few World Series games and ABC now at #4 with a 1.41 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.545 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.736 million, ABC at #3 with 5.916 million and Fox at #4 with 5.064 million.

Back to week 6 (Oct. 24-30), 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 6 (Oct. 24-30) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 23)(Week 5)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:35PM15,993,00010,422,000 5,571,000 2.991.18 1.81
AFVABC7:00PM4,420,0004,447,000 (27,000)0.760.80 (0.04)REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,382,000
1,382,000 0.54
0.54 REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,405,0003,534,000 1,871,000 1.791.11 0.68
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM3,014,00015,384,000 (12,370,000)1.415.51 (4.10)vs. OT
NCIS: LACBS8:35PM11,395,00010,887,000 508,000 1.681.40 0.28
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,401,0003,527,000 (126,000)1.021.08 (0.06)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM9,150,0008,316,000 834,000 3.072.83 0.24
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,362,0007,442,000 (4,080,000)1.543.04 (1.50)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM17,707,00013,595,000 4,112,000 6.024.91 1.11 831-1214A
Son of ZornFox8:30PM2,271,0003,775,000 (1,504,000)1.011.52 (0.51)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:35PM9,043,0009,097,000 (54,000)1.081.06 0.02
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM3,069,0003,463,000 (394,000)0.700.85 (0.15)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,492,0003,667,000 (1,175,000)1.231.63 (0.40)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,140,0002,663,000 (523,000)0.871.08 (0.21)
ElementaryCBS10:35PM5,389,0005,206,000 183,000 0.770.72 0.05
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,789,0003,041,000 (252,000)0.710.77 (0.06)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM7,909,00014,196,000 (6,287,000)1.663.47 (1.81)vs. Bang
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM11,030,00010,547,000 483,000 1.631.58 0.05 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,173,00011,384,000 (211,000)2.742.70 0.04 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,477,0003,323,000 154,000 1.141.15 (0.01)
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,651,0002,663,000 (12,000)0.820.93 (0.11)
Man With a PlanCBS8:30PM7,419,0008,541,000 (1,122,000)1.602.06 (0.46)PREMIERE vs. Kevin
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM5,601,0005,664,000 (63,000)1.391.53 (0.14)
LuciferFox9:00PM3,550,0003,626,000 (76,000)1.031.10 (0.07)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,100,0001,089,000 11,000 0.430.40 0.03
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM4,871,0004,579,000 292,000 1.101.12 (0.02)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,025,0007,172,000 (147,000)1.221.27 (0.05)
ConvictionABC10:00PM4,743,0004,238,000 505,000 0.820.73 0.09
TimelessNBC10:00PM5,474,0005,861,000 (387,000)1.311.49 (0.18)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,075,00014,764,000 (689,000)1.751.80 (0.05)
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,716,0006,021,000 (305,000)1.501.50 -
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,408,00010,353,000 (945,000)2.112.49 (0.38)
World Series Fox8:05PM19,368,000
19,368,000 5.57
5.57 805-1148P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM
2,053,000 (2,053,000)
0.91 (0.91)
The FlashCW8:00PM2,800,0002,665,000 135,000 1.041.04 -
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,202,0005,751,000 (549,000)1.591.65 (0.06)
New GirlFox8:30PM
1,809,000 (1,809,000)
0.97 (0.97)
BullCBS9:00PM11,611,00012,285,000 (674,000)1.501.57 (0.07)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM3,976,0004,095,000 (119,000)1.241.32 (0.08)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM8,675,0009,705,000 (1,030,000)2.412.64 (0.23)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM
1,428,000 (1,428,000)
0.57 (0.57)
No TomorrowCW9:00PM776,000807,000 (31,000)0.270.29 (0.02)
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM3,224,0002,906,000 318,000 0.980.93 0.05
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM9,616,0009,531,000 85,000 1.331.23 0.10
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC10:00PM2,298,0002,342,000 (44,000)0.760.75 0.01
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,934,0007,401,000 (467,000)1.591.65 (0.06)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,295,0008,585,000 (290,000)1.851.89 (0.04)
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,413,0007,569,000 (1,156,000)1.782.22 (0.44)vs. Charlie Brown
BlindspotNBC8:00PM5,204,0005,239,000 (35,000)1.111.17 (0.06)
World SeriesFox7:04PM17,392,000
17,392,000 4.76
4.76 704-1112P
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM
6,658,000 (6,658,000)
1.70 (1.70)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,872,0001,789,000 83,000 0.690.64 0.05
SpeechlessABC8:30PM5,853,0006,437,000 (584,000)1.691.98 (0.29)vs. Toy
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM7,658,000
7,658,000 1.56
1.56
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,381,000
7,381,000 2.26
2.26
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,849,000
5,849,000 1.49
1.49
EmpireFox9:00PM

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FrequencyCW9:00PM990,0001,043,000 (53,000)0.310.33 (0.02)
black-ishABC9:30PM5,742,000
5,742,000 1.71
1.71
Code BlackCBS10:00PM5,668,0007,390,000 (1,722,000)0.981.78 (0.80)vs. Debate Analysis
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM5,958,0008,274,000 (2,316,000)1.232.28 (1.05)vs. Debate Analysis
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM5,814,0008,298,000 (2,484,000)1.302.48 (1.18)vs. Debate Analysis










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,309,0008,446,000 5,863,000 3.392.45 0.94 vs. NFL Kick
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,165,0008,174,000 (9,000)2.222.14 0.08
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,213,0004,182,000 31,000 1.291.03 0.26
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,393,000
3,393,000 0.82
0.82
Rocky Horror PictureFox8:00PM
4,954,000 (4,954,000)
1.69 (1.69)
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,753,0001,795,000 (42,000)0.570.65 (0.08)
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM8,814,000
8,814,000 1.91
1.91 PREMIERE
CBS NFL ThursdayCBS8:30PM
14,202,000 (14,202,000)
4.52 (4.52)
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM3,885,0003,788,000 97,000 1.180.97 0.21
MomCBS9:00PM7,023,000
7,023,000 1.48
1.48 PREMIERE
NotoriousABC9:00PM3,754,0003,885,000 (131,000)0.810.87 (0.06)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,106,0006,704,000 402,000 1.471.23 0.24
PitchFox9:00PM2,905,000
2,905,000 0.82
0.82
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,683,0001,610,000 73,000 0.590.64 (0.05)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM5,960,000
5,960,000 1.41
1.41 PREMIERE
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM6,229,000
6,229,000 1.05
1.05 PREMIERE
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,069,0004,291,000 (222,000)1.201.17 0.03
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,515,0005,317,000 198,000 1.161.06 0.10










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,262,0007,946,000 (684,000)1.001.08 (0.08)
Charlie Brown PumpkinABC8:00PM4,066,000
4,066,000 1.00
1.00 REPEAT 8-9P
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
6,441,000 (6,441,000)
1.13 (1.13)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM2,731,0003,300,000 (569,000)0.600.64 (0.04)
World SeriesFox8:00PM17,684,000
17,684,000 4.70
4.70 8-11P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM
3,377,000 (3,377,000)
1.05 (1.05)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM919,000983,000 (64,000)0.400.39 0.01
Dr. KenABC8:30PM
4,425,000 (4,425,000)
0.81 (0.81)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,360,0009,512,000 (1,152,000)1.001.18 (0.18)
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,356,0005,424,000 (1,068,000)1.101.28 (0.18)
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,322,0005,361,000 (1,039,000)0.901.01 (0.11)9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM
1,873,000 (1,873,000)
0.72 (0.72)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM478,000526,000 (48,000)0.200.18 0.02
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM8,763,00010,033,000 (1,270,000)1.101.09 0.01
20/20ABC10:00PM3,521,0004,031,000 (510,000)0.700.88 (0.18)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
3,203,000 (3,203,000)
0.61 (0.61)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM
6,478,000 (6,478,000)
1.83 (1.83)8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM

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SuperstoreNBC8:00PM
1,513,000 (1,513,000)
0.27 (0.27)
World SeriesFox8:00PM
2,343,000 (2,343,000)
0.65 (0.65)8-11P vs. College Football
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM

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Movie: Identity ThiefNBC8:30PM
2,313,000 (2,313,000)
0.56 (0.56)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
3,625,000 (3,625,000)
0.49 (0.49)
Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM

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48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
3,812,000 (3,812,000)
0.61 (0.61)
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 6 (Oct. 24-30) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,309,0003.39
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,381,0002.26
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu8,814,0001.91PREMIERE
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,413,0001.78
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,742,0001.71
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed5,853,0001.69
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon7,909,0001.66
Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon7,416,0001.60PREMIERE
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,202,0001.59
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,362,0001.54
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue5,716,0001.50
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,023,0001.48PREMIERE
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun3,014,0001.41
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu5,960,0001.41PREMIERE
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon5,601,0001.39
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,213,0001.29
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,976,0001.24
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,492,0001.23
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu3,885,0001.18
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon4,871,0001.10
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun2,271,0001.01
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue3,224,0000.98
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,140,0000.87
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,382,0000.54REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
New GirlFox8:30PMTue

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue

preempted
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMThu


Great NewsNBC8:00PMThu


MarlonNBC9:30PMThu


PowerlessNBC8:30PMTue


Trial & ErrorsNBC9:00PMTue


Superior DonutsCBS9:30PMThu


Downward DogABC9:00PMTue


Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue


Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun


The MickFox8:30PMTue



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 16

The Goldbergs - "The Pina Colada Episode" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Murray and Geoff team up to pull Beverly, Barry and Erica out of their shared misery that Lainey has left town. Adam’s dread of gym class is amplified when Coach Mellor’s brother, Coach Nick (guest star Bill Goldberg), arrives and uses fear as a motivator. Meanwhile, Coach Mellor (guest star Bryan Callen) prepares for the next step of his life.

Schooled - "Lainey's All That" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Hoping to gain respect among her colleagues at school, Lainey comes up with a misguided plan to give an awkward and insecure student a full makeover. Meanwhile, Principal Glascott and Coach Mellor take friendly competition to a new level when they are both romantically interested in the math teacher.

Modern Family - "Blasts from the Past" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Phil and Claire decide to take a cycling tour through Italy before they become grandparents, and Dylan (guest star Reid Ewing) introduces them to his mom who has an interesting past. Meanwhile, Cameron and Mitchell discover some interesting reading material in Lily’s room and decide to confront her about it, while Gloria and Jay discover their respective great uncles may have fought on opposing sides of a war.

Single Parents - "All Aboard the Two-Parent Struggle Bus" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Will’s ex, Mia (Vanessa Bayer), shows up unexpectedly for Sophie’s birthday, Will gets frustrated that she undermines his rules with Sophie. Angie tries to help Will cope by having a fun girls’ night at her place and by giving some co-parenting advice, but Poppy reveals and Will quickly learns that Angie isn’t the best advice giver. Meanwhile, inspired by Mia’s humanitarian work, Miggy and Graham decide to give some items to charity but regret it immediately and seek out help from Douglas to get the items back.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Grant Allocation Derivation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Leonard is caught between a rock and a hard place when he’s responsible for distributing extra grant money. Also, Bernadette turns the backyard playhouse into a hideaway from her husband and kids.

Young Sheldon - "A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man’s Backside" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mary bans Sheldon from reading a mature comic book, and Sheldon decides it’s time to stop living under Mary’s thumb.

Schitt's Creek - "The Crowening" / "Love Letters" (Pop, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Moira films a movie in Bosnia, hoping to revive her career, while David tries to take his relationship to the next level; Moira loses sleep stressing over old love letters, while David and Stevie get held up at the store.

grown-ish - "In My Feelings" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The gang waits for the mysterious drop of a modern-day musical genius.

You're the Worst - "The Pin in My Grenade" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy and Gretchen reveal that they're forgoing a traditional wedding, opting instead for a courthouse elopement.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Wednesday, January 16

  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Watch Lily and Jane on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about Black Monday on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/The Ellen Show/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Frankie Shaw (SMILF/Blue Mountain State) - Frankie stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. Frankie and Rosie O'Donnell (Gimme a Break!) also talk about Showtime's SMILF on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Cobie Smulders (Friends from College/How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Lena Waithe (Master of None) - Lena is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy drops by E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl visits The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of Schitt's Creek - Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Sam talks about the YouTube original Champaign ILL on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
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