Sunday, November 06, 2016

Week 7 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 7 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. Fox 10.78/18 rating/share (+42% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC  4.75/8 (+21%); #3. CBS 4.31/7 (-18%); #4. NBC 3.81/6 (-16%); #5. The CW 1.01/2 (-6%).
Total Viewers: #1. Fox 19.375 million (+50% from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC 7.442 million (+23%); #3. CBS 6.789 million (-19%); #4. NBC 5.986 million (-17%); #5. The CW 1.597 million (-6%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 5.67/19 rating/share (+56% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC 1.63/5 (+17%); #3. NBC 1.35/4 (-22%); #4. CBS 1.18/4 (-22%); #5. The CW 0.56/2 (-5%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 6 (10/24/16-10/30/16, LIVE+SD). Fox of course won the week in A18-49, thanks to the World Series and did a big 4.44 rating.  NBC settled for #2 thanks with a 2.03 rating powered by SNF. CBS was #3 with a 1.21 rating, while ABC also had a 1.21 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was #1 with 16.158 million, with CBS #2 at 7.641 million.  NBC was #3 with 7.484 million and ABC at #4 with 5.061 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-11/3/16, LIVE+SD), Fox is now #1 in A18-49 with a 2.34 rating thanks to the 7-game World Series, followed by NBC at #2 with a 2.07 rating. CBS is  #3 with a 1.75 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.40 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.097 million, followed by Fox now at #2 with 7.783 million, NBC at #3 with 7.589 million and ABC at #4 with 5.90 million.

Back to week 7 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6), 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:


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Week 7 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 30)(Week 5)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,575,00015,993,000 (5,418,000)1.242.99 (1.75)
AFVABC7:00PM4,531,0004,420,000 111,000 0.810.76 0.05 vs. REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM
1,382,000 (1,382,000)
0.54 (0.54)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,338,0005,405,000 (67,000)1.731.79 (0.06)
The OTFox7:37PM14,084,0003,014,000 11,070,000 4.451.41 3.04 vs. Bob's
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM9,735,00011,395,000 (1,660,000)1.241.68 (0.44)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,055,0003,401,000 (346,000)0.921.02 (0.10)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,076,0009,150,000 926,000 3.443.07 0.37
World SeriesFox8:00PM23,638,000
23,638,000 6.73
6.73 812-1151P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
3,362,000 (3,362,000)
1.54 (1.54)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,023,00017,707,000 316,000 6.506.02 0.48 831-1205A
Son of ZornFox8:30PM
2,271,000 (2,271,000)
1.01 (1.01)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM7,908,0009,043,000 (1,135,000)0.801.08 (0.28)
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM2,665,0003,069,000 (404,000)0.630.70 (0.07)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
2,492,000 (2,492,000)
1.23 (1.23)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM
2,140,000 (2,140,000)
0.87 (0.87)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,796,0005,389,000 (593,000)0.620.77 (0.15)
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,433,0002,789,000 (356,000)0.630.71 (0.08)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM6,420,0007,909,000 (1,489,000)1.301.66 (0.36)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,389,00011,030,000 (641,000)1.481.63 (0.15)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,475,00011,173,000 (1,698,000)2.052.74 (0.69)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,158,0003,477,000 (319,000)1.001.14 (0.14)
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,217,0002,651,000 (434,000)0.640.82 (0.18)
Man With a PlanCBS8:30PM5,953,0007,419,000 (1,466,000)1.271.60 (0.33)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM4,994,0005,601,000 (607,000)1.301.39 (0.09)
LuciferFox9:00PM3,417,0003,550,000 (133,000)0.941.03 (0.09)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM967,0001,100,000 (133,000)0.390.43 (0.04)
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM4,275,0004,871,000 (596,000)0.941.10 (0.16)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM6,505,0007,025,000 (520,000)1.111.22 (0.11)
All-Access NashvilleABC10:00PM4,460,0004,743,000 (283,000)0.660.82 (0.16)vs. Conviction
TimelessNBC10:00PM5,235,0005,474,000 (239,000)1.131.31 (0.18)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM10,444,00014,075,000 (3,631,000)1.091.75 (0.66)REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,432,0005,716,000 (284,000)1.401.50 (0.10)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM6,864,0009,408,000 (2,544,000)1.472.11 (0.64)REPEAT
World Series Fox8:05PM23,396,00019,368,000 4,028,000 6.625.57 1.05 804-1140P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM

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The FlashCW8:00PM2,765,0002,800,000 (35,000)0.991.04 (0.05)
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,103,0005,202,000 (99,000)1.511.59 (0.08)
New GirlFox8:30PM

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BullCBS9:00PM8,039,00011,611,000 (3,572,000)1.001.50 (0.50)REPEAT
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM3,508,0003,976,000 (468,000)1.071.24 (0.17)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM8,480,0008,675,000 (195,000)2.312.41 (0.10)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM

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No TomorrowCW9:00PM760,000776,000 (16,000)0.250.27 (0.02)
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM2,732,0003,224,000 (492,000)0.810.98 (0.17)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM7,033,0009,616,000 (2,583,000)0.941.33 (0.39)REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC10:00PM2,432,0002,298,000 134,000 0.780.76 0.02
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,651,0006,934,000 (283,000)1.451.59 (0.14)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM6,932,0008,295,000 (1,363,000)1.551.85 (0.30)
50th CMA AwardsABC8:00PM12,495,000
12,495,000 2.86
2.86 8-1122P
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM
6,413,000 (6,413,000)
1.78 (1.78)
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM3,089,0005,204,000 (2,115,000)0.631.11 (0.48)REPEAT vs. Blindspot
World SeriesFox7:58PM40,043,00017,392,000 22,651,000 12.614.76 7.85 758-1248A
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM

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ArrowCW8:00PM1,612,0001,872,000 (260,000)0.600.69 (0.09)
SpeechlessABC8:30PM
5,853,000 (5,853,000)
1.69 (1.69)
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM4,243,0007,658,000 (3,415,000)0.821.56 (0.74)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
7,381,000 (7,381,000)
2.26 (2.26)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,382,0005,849,000 (2,467,000)0.831.49 (0.66)REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM

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FrequencyCW9:00PM905,000990,000 (85,000)0.280.31 (0.03)
black-ishABC9:30PM
5,742,000 (5,742,000)
1.71 (1.71)
Code BlackCBS10:00PM4,451,0005,668,000 (1,217,000)0.740.98 (0.24)
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM
5,958,000 (5,958,000)
1.23 (1.23)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM3,198,0005,814,000 (2,616,000)0.721.30 (0.58)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,177,00014,309,000 (132,000)3.073.39 (0.32)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,597,0008,165,000 (568,000)2.092.22 (0.13)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM3,583,0004,213,000 (630,000)1.101.29 (0.19)
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,387,0003,393,000 (6,000)0.830.82 0.01
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,745,0001,753,000 (8,000)0.610.57 0.04
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM8,055,0008,814,000 (759,000)1.631.91 (0.28)
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM3,683,0003,885,000 (202,000)1.211.18 0.03
MomCBS9:00PM6,845,0007,023,000 (178,000)1.271.48 (0.21)
NotoriousABC9:00PM3,597,0003,754,000 (157,000)0.750.81 (0.06)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,833,0007,106,000 (273,000)1.321.47 (0.15)
PitchFox9:00PM2,713,0002,905,000 (192,000)0.850.82 0.03
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,805,0001,683,000 122,000 0.690.59 0.10
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM5,923,0005,960,000 (37,000)1.281.41 (0.13)
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM5,374,0006,229,000 (855,000)0.881.05 (0.17)
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,082,0004,069,000 13,000 1.161.20 (0.04)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,449,0005,515,000 (66,000)1.071.16 (0.09)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,600,0007,268,000 332,000 1.100.95 0.15
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,200,000
6,200,000 1.10
1.10
Charlie Brown PumpkinABC8:00PM
4,091,000 (4,091,000)
1.02 (1.02)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM2,740,0002,722,000 18,000 0.600.58 0.02
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,360,000
3,360,000 1.10
1.10
World SeriesFox8:00PM
19,384,000 (19,384,000)
5.19 (5.19)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM990,000901,000 89,000 0.400.35 0.05
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,180,000
4,180,000 0.80
0.80
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,380,0008,497,000 883,000 1.201.05 0.15
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,200,0004,408,000 792,000 1.101.09 0.01
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,770,0004,378,000 392,000 1.000.88 0.12 9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM1,930,000
1,930,000 0.70
0.70
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM560,000453,000 107,000 0.200.19 0.01
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,610,0008,878,000 732,000 1.101.06 0.04
20/20ABC10:00PM3,760,0003,487,000 273,000 0.800.71 0.09
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballCBS8:00PM

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Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
2,818,000 (2,818,000)
0.43 (0.43)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM
5,380,000 (5,380,000)
1.66 (1.66)8-11P
Breeder's CupNBC8:00PM

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Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
3,509,000 (3,509,000)
0.57 (0.57)
PitchFox8:00PM

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World SeriesFox8:00PM
16,705,000 (16,705,000)
4.23 (4.23)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
2,409,000 (2,409,000)
0.42 (0.42)
Dateline MysteryNBC9:00PM

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Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM

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48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
3,916,000 (3,916,000)
0.63 (0.63)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,587,000 (2,587,000)
0.62 (0.62)


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 7 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,177,0003.07
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu8,055,0001.63
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,103,0001.51
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue5,432,0001.40
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon6,420,0001.30
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon4,994,0001.30
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu5,923,0001.28
Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon5,953,0001.27
MomCBS9:00PMThu6,845,0001.27
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu3,683,0001.21
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu3,583,0001.10
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,200,0001.1
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,508,0001.07
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon4,275,0000.94
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue2,732,0000.81
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,180,0000.8
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
New GirlFox8:30PMTue

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue

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

Thursday, May 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Gates Excitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Penny gets the opportunity to host Bill Gates at work when his company wants to partner with her pharmaceutical company. Also, Leonard, Koothrappali and Wolowitz do everything in their power to meet him, while Sheldon thinks he is the victim of an April Fools prank.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, A Plastic Pony, And A Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "Settlement Pacifier Attic Unsyncing" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the entire Hughes family moves into John and Joan’s home after their kitchen is destroyed, their presence creates chaos for Joan. Also, Matt and Colleen are set to receive a huge monetary settlement from Colleen’s fall off the motel balcony on their wedding night; John tries to get Sophia back on track when she starts misbehaving; Tyler and Clementine make a surprise announcement to the family; and Jen and Greg attempt to persuade Lark to get rid of her pacifier.

Nobodies - "Alone Star State" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Mark-Paul and Rachel attend the Independent Spirit Awards together; an unassuming Hugh joins Larry in Austin, Texas, to teach unauthorized Groundlings-style seminars to a group of Texas businesspeople.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Thursday, May 24

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig visits Conan at 11pm on TBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne/The McCarthys/The Big Bang Theory) - Laurie stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Amy and Nick are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Red Nose Day and Hollywood Game Night on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Daphne Maxwell Reid (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Eve/Let's Stay Together) - Daphne makes her mother Rosalee's waffles on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement) - Oliver is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Hollywood Darlings/Step by Step) - Christine is part of the panel on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.


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