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

Saturday, December 16

Will & Grace - "Grandpa Jack" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jack (Sean Hayes) is stunned to learn that his estranged son, Elliot (guest star Michael Angarano) has a son of his own, Skip (guest star Jet Jurgensmeyer). Moreover, Skip needs the kind of help only Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack can provide. Grace (Debra Messing) and Karen (Megan Mullally) behave badly with the hot new guy at work.

Superstore - "Brett's Dead" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Amy (America Ferrera) worries that Dina (Lauren Ash) may be struggling with anxiety while Jonah (Ben Feldman) tries to find out more about Garrett's (Colton Dunn) past. Meanwhile, Mateo (Nico Santos) and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) avoid work by convincing Glenn (Mark McKinney) that they were close with Brett.

Stuck in the Middle - "Stuck in a Christmas Race" (Disney Channel, 10:00PM ET/PT)

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Friday, December 15

  • Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - Watch Jodie on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A. - Nick chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary guest co-hosts chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny and Donnie Wahlberg dish on their PDA packed relationship, Facetime sleeping and more on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben appears on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony talks about his 16-year battle with Type 2 diabetes on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fiona Gubelmann (Wilfred) - Fiona talks about the Hallmark Channel original movie Christmas Next Door Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison cooks a festive dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs/30 Rock) - Elizabeth talks about Pitch Perfect 3 on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) and Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Rebel, Anna and the cast of Pitch Perfect 3 are guests on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.
  • Ed Begley, Jr. (Your Family or Mine/Gary Unmarried) - Ed appears on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.
  • Daniella Monet (Victorious/Listen Up!) - Daniella talks about Paradise Run on the BUILD Series at 3:30pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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