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


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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