Sunday, November 27, 2016

Week 10 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 10 TV Ratings (first two nights Mon-Tue, as Wed-Thu prelim due to holiday): 

Households: #1. ABC 6.06/10 rating/share (+46% in rating from first four nights week 9); #2. CBS  5.45/9 (+4%); #3. NBC 4.93/9 (-10%); #4. Fox 1.59/3 (-36%); #5. The CW 1.12/2 (+6%).
Total Viewers: #1. ABC 9.509 million (+48% from first four nights week 9); #2. CBS 8.790 million (+6%); #3. NBC 8.172 million (-7%); #4. Fox 2.553 million (-35%); #5. The CW 1.840 million (+8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.86/6 rating/share (-18% in rating from first four nights week 9); #2. ABC 1.58/5 (+7%); #3. CBS 1.40/5 (-1%); #4. Fox 0.88/3 (-30%); #5. The CW 0.67/2 (+12%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 9 (11/14/16-11/20/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, boosted by SNF, and did a 2.33 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.50 rating powered by an NFL overrun. ABC was #3 with a 1.47 rating, while Fox did just a 1.03 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 8.869 million, with NBC #2 at 8.499 million.  ABC was #3 with 6.138 million and Fox at #4 with only 3.105 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-11/22/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 2.15 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 2.03 rating, which is heavily inflated by a high 7-game World Series. CBS is  #3 with a 1.71 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.40 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.035 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.819 million, World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 6.622 million and ABC at #4 with 5.976 million.

Back to week 10 (Nov. 21-27), 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 10 (Nov. 21-27) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 20)(Week 9)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:46PM14,891,00020,185,000 (5,294,000)2.573.42 (0.85)
AFVABC7:00PM6,482,0004,513,000 1,969,000 1.060.77 0.29
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,472,000
1,472,000 0.52
0.52 REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,515,0002,889,000 3,626,000 2.060.88 1.18
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,345,00018,557,000 (16,212,000)1.066.74 (5.68)vs. OT
NCIS: LACBS8:46PM10,427,00012,113,000 (1,686,000)1.461.65 (0.19)
American Music AwardsABC8:00PM8,182,000
8,182,000 2.42
2.42 8-1103P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM
3,401,000 (3,401,000)
0.95 (0.95)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,441,00011,324,000 (883,000)3.343.75 (0.41)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,876,0007,101,000 (4,225,000)1.333.10 (1.77)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,729,00022,513,000 (3,784,000)6.167.67 (1.51)832-1142P
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM2,642,0003,637,000 (995,000)1.171.63 (0.46)vs. Zorn
Madam SecretaryCBS9:46PM8,516,0009,265,000 (749,000)0.961.03 (0.07)
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM
3,178,000 (3,178,000)
0.71 (0.71)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,735,0003,580,000 (845,000)1.361.62 (0.26)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,043,0002,637,000 (594,000)0.921.05 (0.13)
ElementaryCBS10:46PM5,014,0005,449,000 (435,000)0.730.72 0.01
QuanticoABC10:00PM
2,747,000 (2,747,000)
0.67 (0.67)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM6,968,0007,059,000 (91,000)1.501.57 (0.07)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM12,077,00011,337,000 740,000 1.821.66 0.16 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,636,00010,025,000 (389,000)2.102.30 (0.20)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,444,0003,627,000 (183,000)1.111.17 (0.06)
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,605,0002,353,000 252,000 0.910.71 0.20
Man With a PlanCBS8:30PM5,980,0006,179,000 (199,000)1.301.32 (0.02)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM5,370,0005,184,000 186,000 1.361.26 0.10
LuciferFox9:00PM3,631,0003,869,000 (238,000)1.041.11 (0.07)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,006,000928,000 78,000 0.410.34 0.07
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM4,578,0004,691,000 (113,000)1.051.03 0.02
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,065,0007,222,000 (157,000)1.221.19 0.03
ConvictionABC10:00PM4,315,0004,173,000 142,000 0.740.81 (0.07)
TimelessNBC10:00PM4,714,0004,528,000 186,000 1.171.15 0.02










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,856,00014,729,000 127,000 1.901.72 0.18
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,880,0006,208,000 672,000 1.601.60 -
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,484,0009,748,000 (264,000)1.842.09 (0.25)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM2,190,0002,175,000 15,000 0.890.90 (0.01)
The FlashCW8:00PM2,947,0003,013,000 (66,000)1.091.18 (0.09)
American HousewifeABC8:30PM6,142,0005,284,000 858,000 1.461.59 (0.13)
New GirlFox8:30PM1,755,0001,935,000 (180,000)0.850.96 (0.11)
BullCBS9:00PM10,869,00011,871,000 (1,002,000)1.491.54 (0.05)
Dancing w/the StarsABC9:00PM10,974,000
10,974,000 1.78
1.78 FINALE 9-11P
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM
4,275,000 (4,275,000)
1.31 (1.31)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM9,000,0009,504,000 (504,000)2.442.56 (0.12)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM1,151,0001,417,000 (266,000)0.500.59 (0.09)
No TomorrowCW9:00PM803,000804,000 (1,000)0.280.27 0.01
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM
3,563,000 (3,563,000)
1.12 (1.12)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM8,501,0009,171,000 (670,000)1.191.24 (0.05)
David BlaineABC10:00PM
5,142,000 (5,142,000)
1.60 (1.60)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,476,0006,991,000 (515,000)1.491.53 (0.04)










Wednesday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM7,692,0008,486,000 (794,000)1.501.76 (0.26)8-10P vs 8-9P
Charlie Brown ThanksgivingABC8:00PM7,148,000
7,148,000 1.90
1.90 REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM
6,453,000 (6,453,000)
1.85 (1.85)
Macy's 90th Parade SpecialNBC8:00PM4,654,0004,999,000 (345,000)0.901.08 (0.18)vs. Blindspot
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM3,759,0006,604,000 (2,845,000)0.801.69 (0.89)REPEAT
Hollywood Walk of Fame HonorsCW8:00PM825,000
825,000 0.20
0.20 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM
1,860,000 (1,860,000)
0.66 (0.66)
SpeechlessABC8:30PM
5,722,000 (5,722,000)
1.67 (1.67)
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM
7,616,000 (7,616,000)
1.38 (1.38)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,642,0007,328,000 (2,686,000)1.302.23 (0.93)REPEAT
SNL ThanksgivingNBC9:00PM5,375,0006,112,000 (737,000)1.601.23 0.37 9-11P vs. Chicago P.D.
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

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EmpireFox9:00PM2,796,0008,389,000 (5,593,000)0.703.11 (2.41)REPEAT
FrequencyCW9:00PM
973,000 (973,000)
0.30 (0.30)
black-ishABC9:30PM3,930,0005,523,000 (1,593,000)1.101.55 (0.45)REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,155,0005,678,000 477,000 0.900.95 (0.05)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,296,0005,524,000 (1,228,000)0.901.19 (0.29)vs. Desginated
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

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Thursday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM7,191,00014,336,000 (7,145,000)1.403.14 (1.74)REPEAT
Disney Magical Holiday ABC8:00PM4,984,000
4,984,000 1.00
1.00 8-10P
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM
8,044,000 (8,044,000)
2.15 (2.15)
NFL Pre-KickNBC8:00PM14,386,0008,236,000 6,150,000 4.702.40 2.30
RosewoodFox8:00PM6,689,0003,070,000 3,619,000 2.200.67 1.53 REPEAT
Whose Line/AnywayCW8:00PM962,000
962,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM
1,849,000 (1,849,000)
0.64 (0.64)
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM5,225,0007,325,000 (2,100,000)1.201.45 (0.25)
NFL Thursday NightNBC8:30PM18,543,00013,331,000 5,212,000 6.104.20 1.90 827-1138P
Whose Line/AnywayCW8:30PM1,072,000
1,072,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
MomCBS9:00PM5,809,0007,637,000 (1,828,000)1.201.40 (0.20)
NotoriousABC9:00PM
4,122,000 (4,122,000)
0.89 (0.89)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM

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PitchFox9:00PM3,066,0002,473,000 593,000 1.000.72 0.28 REPEAT
Whose Line/AnywayCW9:00PM969,000
969,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM
1,795,000 (1,795,000)
0.67 (0.67)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM5,296,0006,645,000 (1,349,000)1.001.36 (0.36)
Whose Line/AnywayCW9:30PM930,000
930,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM4,740,0005,479,000 (739,000)0.800.89 (0.09)
Modern FamilyABC10:00PM2,479,000
2,479,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM
4,954,000 (4,954,000)
1.37 (1.37)
American HousewifeABC10:30PM1,902,000
1,902,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Frosty the SnowmanCBS8:00PM4,208,000
4,208,000 0.90
0.90 REPEAT
MacGyverCBS8:00PM
8,117,000 (8,117,000)
1.11 (1.11)
Santa Claus Comin' TownABC8:00PM3,347,000
3,347,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
6,547,000 (6,547,000)
1.12 (1.12)
How Grinch Stole XmasNBC8:00PM5,172,000
5,172,000 1.20
1.20 REPEAT
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM
3,047,000 (3,047,000)
0.72 (0.72)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM2,853,0003,141,000 (288,000)0.600.97 (0.37)REPEAT vs. Hell's
Grandma ReindeerCW8:00PM1,068,000922,000 146,000 0.300.33 (0.03)REPEAT vs. Vampire
Frosty ReturnsCBS8:30PM3,634,000
3,634,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PM
4,657,000 (4,657,000)
0.92 (0.92)
How Murray Saved XmasNBC8:30PM3,269,000
3,269,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT
MacGyverCBS9:00PM4,087,00010,094,000 (6,007,000)0.601.27 (0.67)REPEAT vs. Five-0
Shark TankABC9:00PM3,293,0005,189,000 (1,896,000)0.701.20 (0.50)REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,181,0005,112,000 (931,000)0.801.07 (0.27)9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM1,696,0001,668,000 28,000 0.400.64 (0.24)REPEAT vs. Exorcist
Penn & Teller Fool UsCW9:00PM1,258,000498,000 760,000 0.300.16 0.14 REPEAT vs. Crazy
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM5,838,00010,358,000 (4,520,000)0.701.15 (0.45)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM3,156,0004,108,000 (952,000)0.600.66 (0.06)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Robbie the ReindeerCBS8:00PM2,410,0003,834,000 (1,424,000)0.600.48 0.12 REPEAT vs. Crimetime
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM6,280,0003,825,000 2,455,000 1.901.04 0.86 8-11P
National Dog ShowNBC8:00PM3,088,0002,188,000 900,000 0.600.53 0.07 REPEAT 8-10P vs. Movie
College FootballFox8:00PM2,520,0002,181,000 339,000 0.700.58 0.12 8-11P
Story of Santa ClausCBS9:00PM2,230,0004,214,000 (1,984,000)0.600.67 (0.07)REPEAT vs. 48 Hours
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,390,0004,814,000 (1,424,000)0.600.82 (0.22)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,250,0003,106,000 (856,000)0.500.92 (0.42)REPEAT


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 10 (Nov. 21-27) 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 MiddleABC8:00PMTue6,880,0001.60
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon6,968,0001.50
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue6,142,0001.46
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu7,191,0001.40REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,735,0001.36
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon5,370,0001.36
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,876,0001.33
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,642,0001.30REPEAT
Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon5,980,0001.30
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu5,225,0001.20
MomCBS9:00PMThu5,809,0001.20
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun2,642,0001.17
black-ishABC9:30PMWed393,0001.10REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,345,0001.06
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon4,578,0001.05
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu5,296,0001.00
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,043,0000.92
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue2,190,0000.89
New GirlFox8:30PMTue1,755,0000.85
Modern FamilyABC10:00PMThu2,479,0000.60REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,472,0000.52REPEAT
American HousewifeABC10:30PMThu1,902,0000.50REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed

preempted
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed

preempted
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue

preempted
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu

preempted
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

preempted
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


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03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
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Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.