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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, September 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Conjugal Configuration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon and Amy’s honeymoon runs aground in New York, while Penny and Leonard discover they are uncomfortably similar to Amy’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fowler (Teller and Kathy Bates). Also, Koothrappali insults physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and starts a Twitter war.

Young Sheldon - "A High-Pitched Buzz and Training Wheels" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After Sheldon dismantles the refrigerator to stop an annoying hum, he gets a paper route to pay for the repairs.

In The Cut - "The Big Day" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay and Cheryl try to overcome the obstacle of their wedding venue being double-booked; Mabel is offered a lot of money to sell her restaurant.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 24)

Monday, September 24

  • John David Washington (Ballers) - Watch John on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about Monsters and Men on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
  • Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement (The Flight of the Conchords) - The Flight of the Conchords give a musical performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jay Hernandez (Hang Time) - Jay is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. He will also be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Janet Montgomery (Entourage) - Janet appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Bradley Cooper (Kitchen Confidential) - Bradley drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish/grown-ish) - Yara is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Lonnie Chavis (White Famous) - Lonnie appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • J. R. Ramirez (Tyler Perry's House of Payne) - J. R. talks about Manifest on Access Live, so check your local listings. He will also be on the BUILD Series at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Martha Plimpton (The Real O'Neals/Raising Hope) - Martha will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky talks about Child Support on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) - Neil talks about The Magic Misfits: The Second Story on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Bill Engvall (The Bill Engvall Show) - Bill will be on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Jason George (Eve) - Jason appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
08/28 - Man Seeking Woman - The Complete Third Season
09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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