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, November 15

The Big Bang Theory - "The Citation Negation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon and Amy are devastated after learning from a Russian paper that Super Asymmetry has already been discovered and disproven. Also, ultra-competitive Bernadette asks Stuart’s girlfriend, Denise (Lauren Lapkus), to teach her how to beat Howard in a popular videogame.

Young Sheldon - "Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon studies his family for a psychology project, and Thanksgiving dinner turns into a family fight when George Sr. is offered a job in Oklahoma.

Mom - "Jell-O Shots and the Truth about Santa" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie pushes Christy to mend her relationship with Violet (Sadie Calvano), and Adam prepares for the grand opening of his bar.

Murphy Brown - "The Coma and the Oxford Comma" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The “Murphy in the Morning” team strives to land a revealing first interview with Corky’s beauty pageant friend, Holly (Brooke Shields), who just woke up from a 10-year coma that made national headlines.

Superstore - "New Initiative" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a new Cloud 9 initiative forces employees to be friendlier to their customers, Amy (America Ferrera) ends up getting to know Jonah’s (Ben Feldman) parents – and learns he hasn’t been completely truthful with them. The new policy also inspires Garrett (Colton Dunn) and Dina (Lauren Ash) to find out who can hold a smile longer.

The Good Place - "Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Michael and Janet take an important journey. Eleanor ponders whether she should share a secret.

Will & Grace - "Kid 'n Play" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack) discovers that Noah (guest star David Schwimmer) has a child he hasn't told Grace (Debra Messing) about, but is now sworn to secrecy. Karen (Megan Mullally) and Jack's (Sean Hayes) relationship is tested when she fires him from the play she's producing and replaces him with Jon Cryer (guest star).

I Feel Bad - "I Miss Important Moments" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After missing her baby's first steps, Emet vows not to miss any other important moments. But when a huge, career-making presentation at work comes up at the same time as Lily's dance competition, Emet scrambles to pull off both.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Thursday, November 15

  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Catch Steve on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Hollywood Darlings/Full House) - Jodie guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Annie Potts (Young Sheldon/Over the Top/Love & War/Designing Women) - Annie appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) - Michael talks about Netflix's The Kominsky Method on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am, on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan and on Access Live, so check your listings.
  • Jason George (Eve) - Jason appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tori Anderson (The Other Kingdom) - Tori talks about her Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Return to Christmas Creek on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection Alice - The Complete Eighth Season Step by Step - The Complete Third Season

10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 6th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 7th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 8th Season
10/02 - Ghosted - The Complete First Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
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