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

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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