Sunday, November 13, 2016

Week 8 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 8 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 4.65/8 rating/share (+22% in rating from first four nights week 7); #2. CBS  4.59/8 (+6%); #3. ABC 4.51/8 (-5%); #4. Fox 2.51/4 (-77%); #5. The CW 0.89/1 (-12%).
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 7.676 million (+28% from first four nights week 7); #2. CBS 7.406 million (+9%); #3. ABC 7.135 million (-4%); #4. Fox 4.072 million (-79%); #5. The CW 1.423 million (-11%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.09/7 rating/share (+55% in rating from first four nights week 7); #2. ABC 1.73/5 (+6%); #3. CBS 1.68/5 (+42%); #4. Fox 1.25/4 (-78%); #5. The CW 0.47/1 (-16%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 7 (10/31/16-11/6/16, LIVE+SD). Fox of course won the week in A18-49, thanks to the World Series and did a big 3.65 rating.  NBC settled for #2 thanks with a 1.83 rating powered by SNF. CBS was #3 with a 1.68 rating boosted by an NFL overrun, while ABC did a 1.38 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was #1 with 12.280 million, with CBS #2 at 8.683 million.  NBC was #3 with 6.869 million and ABC at #4 with 6.088 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-11/10/16, LIVE+SD), Fox is now #1 in A18-49 with a 2.17 rating thanks to the 7-game World Series, followed by NBC at #2 with a 2.09 rating. CBS is  #3 with a 1.78 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.41 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.086 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.619 million, Fox dropped to #3 with 7.192 million and ABC at #4 with 5.901 million.

Back to week 8 (Nov. 7-13), 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 8 (Nov. 7-13) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 6)(Week 6)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:50PM14,047,00010,575,000 3,472,000 2.391.24 1.15
AFVABC7:00PM5,768,0004,531,000 1,237,000 1.010.81 0.20
Son of ZornFox7:16PM1,921,000
1,921,000 0.70
0.70 REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM4,836,0005,338,000 (502,000)1.491.73 (0.24)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,422,00014,084,000 (11,662,000)1.034.45 (3.42)vs. OT
NCIS: LACBS8:50PM10,256,0009,735,000 521,000 1.361.24 0.12
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,558,0003,055,000 503,000 1.060.92 0.14
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,129,00010,076,000 53,000 3.433.44 (0.01)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,143,000
3,143,000 1.38
1.38
World SeriesFox8:00PM
23,638,000 (23,638,000)
6.73 (6.73)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,325,00018,023,000 302,000 6.606.50 0.10 832-1128P
Son of ZornFox8:30PM2,081,000
2,081,000 0.91
0.91
Madam SecretaryCBS9:50PM8,238,0007,908,000 330,000 0.990.80 0.19
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM2,830,0002,665,000 165,000 0.620.63 (0.01)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,600,000
2,600,000 1.25
1.25
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,134,000
2,134,000 0.89
0.89
ElementaryCBS10:50PM4,679,0004,796,000 (117,000)0.630.62 0.01
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,195,0002,433,000 (238,000)0.600.63 (0.03)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM7,414,0006,420,000 994,000 1.711.30 0.41
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,840,00010,389,000 451,000 1.581.48 0.10 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,968,0009,475,000 493,000 2.312.05 0.26 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,519,0003,158,000 361,000 1.231.00 0.23
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,471,0002,217,000 254,000 0.740.64 0.10
Man With a PlanCBS8:30PM6,257,0005,953,000 304,000 1.431.27 0.16
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM5,423,0004,994,000 429,000 1.361.30 0.06
LuciferFox9:00PM3,515,0003,417,000 98,000 1.020.94 0.08
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,077,000967,000 110,000 0.440.39 0.05
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM5,023,0004,275,000 748,000 1.050.94 0.11
ScorpionCBS10:00PM6,923,0006,505,000 418,000 1.131.11 0.02
ConvictionABC10:00PM3,641,0004,460,000 (819,000)0.640.66 (0.02)vs. All Nashville
SNL ElectionNBC10:00PM8,022,0005,235,000 2,787,000 2.141.13 1.01 vs. Timeless










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS Election CoverageCBS8:00PM8,142,000
8,142,000 2.38
2.38 8-11P
ABC Election CoverageABC8:00PM9,156,000
9,156,000 2.70
2.70 8-11P
NBC Election CoverageNBC8:00PM11,219,000
11,219,000 4.00
4.00 8-11P
Fox Election CoverageFox8:00PM3,515,000
3,515,000 1.24
1.24 8-10P
NCISCBS8:00PM
10,444,000 (10,444,000)
1.09 (1.09)
The MiddleABC8:00PM
5,432,000 (5,432,000)
1.40 (1.40)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM
6,864,000 (6,864,000)
1.47 (1.47)
World Series Fox8:05PM
23,396,000 (23,396,000)
6.62 (6.62)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM

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The FlashCW8:00PM893,0002,765,000 (1,872,000)0.250.99 (0.74)REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PM
5,103,000 (5,103,000)
1.51 (1.51)
New GirlFox8:30PM

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BullCBS9:00PM
8,039,000 (8,039,000)
1.00 (1.00)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM
3,508,000 (3,508,000)
1.07 (1.07)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM
8,480,000 (8,480,000)
2.31 (2.31)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM

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No TomorrowCW9:00PM475,000760,000 (285,000)0.130.25 (0.12)REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM
2,732,000 (2,732,000)
0.81 (0.81)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM
7,033,000 (7,033,000)
0.94 (0.94)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC10:00PM
2,432,000 (2,432,000)
0.78 (0.78)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM
6,651,000 (6,651,000)
1.45 (1.45)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,809,0006,932,000 1,877,000 1.891.55 0.34
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,462,000
6,462,000 1.98
1.98
50th CMA AwardsABC8:00PM
12,495,000 (12,495,000)
2.86 (2.86)
BlindspotNBC8:00PM4,898,0003,089,000 1,809,000 1.050.63 0.42 vs. SVU(R)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM7,019,000
7,019,000 1.81
1.81
World SeriesFox7:58PM
40,043,000 (40,043,000)
12.61 (12.61)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,946,0001,612,000 334,000 0.680.60 0.08
SpeechlessABC8:30PM5,641,000
5,641,000 1.71
1.71
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM7,371,0004,243,000 3,128,000 1.320.82 0.50 vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,229,000
7,229,000 2.30
2.30
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,547,0003,382,000 2,165,000 1.300.83 0.47 vs. REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM8,151,000
8,151,000 2.87
2.87
FrequencyCW9:00PM1,051,000905,000 146,000 0.310.28 0.03
black-ishABC9:30PM5,268,000
5,268,000 1.54
1.54
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,034,0004,451,000 1,583,000 0.930.74 0.19
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM5,559,000
5,559,000 1.22
1.22
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM5,698,0003,198,000 2,500,000 1.310.72 0.59 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,472,00014,177,000 295,000 3.423.07 0.35
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,246,0007,597,000 (351,000)1.912.09 (0.18)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,006,0003,583,000 423,000 1.221.10 0.12
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,333,0003,387,000 (54,000)0.660.83 (0.17)
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,768,0001,745,000 23,000 0.620.61 0.01
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM7,686,0008,055,000 (369,000)1.671.63 0.04
SuperstoreNBC8:30PM3,794,0003,683,000 111,000 1.251.21 0.04 vs. Good
MomCBS9:00PM7,098,0006,845,000 253,000 1.511.27 0.24
NotoriousABC9:00PM3,775,0003,597,000 178,000 0.880.75 0.13
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,714,0006,833,000 (119,000)1.361.32 0.04
PitchFox9:00PM2,637,0002,713,000 (76,000)0.660.85 (0.19)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,703,0001,805,000 (102,000)0.600.69 (0.09)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,230,0005,923,000 307,000 1.461.28 0.18
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM5,387,0005,374,000 13,000 0.930.88 0.05
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,323,0004,082,000 241,000 1.241.16 0.08
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,870,0005,449,000 421,000 1.211.07 0.14










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,704,0007,591,000 113,000 1.101.08 0.02
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,276,0006,257,000 19,000 1.101.08 0.02
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM2,723,0002,557,000 166,000 0.600.62 (0.02)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,306,0003,375,000 (69,000)1.101.06 0.04
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,019,000940,000 79,000 0.400.36 0.04
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,435,0004,124,000 311,000 0.900.80 0.10
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,811,0009,477,000 334,000 1.401.16 0.24
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,396,0005,223,000 173,000 1.201.15 0.05
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,710,0004,845,000 (135,000)1.001.00 - 9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM1,654,0001,834,000 (180,000)0.600.64 (0.04)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM547,000539,000 8,000 0.200.20 -
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,177,0009,761,000 416,000 1.301.10 0.20
20/20ABC10:00PM5,207,0003,768,000 1,439,000 1.100.78 0.32
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,685,000
3,685,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
College FootballCBS8:00PM
10,385,000 (10,385,000)
3.11 (3.11)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM5,740,0004,969,000 771,000 1.701.44 0.26 8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,088,000
4,088,000 0.70
0.70 8-10P
Breeder's CupNBC8:00PM
2,264,000 (2,264,000)
0.34 (0.34)
College FootballFox8:00PM3,020,000
3,020,000 0.90
0.90 8-11P
PitchFox8:00PM
1,199,000 (1,199,000)
0.31 (0.31)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,745,000
3,745,000 0.50
0.50
Dateline MysteryNBC9:00PM
3,205,000 (3,205,000)
0.50 (0.50)
Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM
1,542,000 (1,542,000)
0.32 (0.32)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,085,000
5,085,000 0.80
0.80
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,230,0003,135,000 95,000 0.800.72 0.08 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 8 (Nov. 7-13) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,472,0003.42
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,229,0002.30
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,462,0001.98
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon7,414,0001.71
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed5,641,0001.71
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu7,686,0001.67
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,268,0001.54
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,098,0001.51
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,230,0001.46
Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon6,257,0001.43
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,143,0001.38
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon5,423,0001.36
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,600,0001.25
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMThu3,794,0001.25
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,006,0001.22
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,276,0001.1
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon5,023,0001.05
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,422,0001.03
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun2,081,0000.91
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,435,0000.9
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,134,0000.89
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,921,0000.70REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue

preempted
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue

preempted
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue

preempted
New GirlFox8:30PMTue

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue

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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 30

Bob's Burgers - "Like Gene for Chocolate" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gene learns that the formula for his favorite chocolate has changed, he works with the head of the company in an attempt to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Bob gets wrapped up in one of Teddy’s less-than-perfect plans.

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code.

The Simpsons - "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner’s mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.

Making History - "Night Cream" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the ever-present threat of losing tenure looming over him, Chris reaches out to John Hancock and Samuel Adams to help spice things up in the classroom in 2017. Meanwhile, Deb's dream of re-opening Chadwick's ice cream parlor is finally coming to fruition, but Dan has a few marketing ideas of his own.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Last Man on Earth - "The Big Day" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tandy and Gail face off in a major disagreement, on which the whole group must weigh in, and Carol is forced to choose a side. Meanwhile, Melissa, Todd and Erica each have major milestone moments.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 1)

Sunday, April 30

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, May 1
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison teams up with Mario Batali to make a cheesy, decadent Gnocchi Al Telefono and dishes about her new Broadway show on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about his new film Everything, Everything on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Hollywood Darlings/Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.