Sunday, December 04, 2016

Week 11 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 11 TV Ratings (first three nights Mon-Wed, as Thu prelim still): 

Households: #1. NBC 6.00/10 rating/share (+8% in rating from first four nights week 10); #2. CBS  4.43/8 (-3%); #3. ABC 3.23/6 (-25%); #4. Fox 2.59/4 (+36%); #5. The CW 1.43/2 (+74%).
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 9.692 million (-6% from first four nights week 10); #2. CBS 7.212 million (-5%); #3. ABC 5.151 million (-27%); #4. Fox 4.172 million (+26%); #5. The CW 2.402 million (+75%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.86/6 rating/share (-36% in rating from first four nights week 10); #2. Fox 1.34/4 (+28%); #3. CBS 1.32/4 (+2%); #4. ABC 1.22/4 (-8%); #5. The CW 0.84/3 (+83%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 10 (11/21/16-11/27/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, boosted by two primetime NFL games, and did a 2.64 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.43 rating powered by an NFL overrun. ABC was #3 with a 1.24 rating, while Fox did just a 0.91 rating.  Among total viewers, NBC was also #1 with 9.246 million, with CBS #2 at 7.933 million.  ABC was #3 with 5.815 million and Fox at #4 with only 2.897 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-11/30/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 2.19 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.92 rating, which is heavily inflated by a high 7-game World Series. CBS is  #3 with a 1.68 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.37 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 8.859 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.027 million, World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 6.274 million and ABC at #4 with 5.831 million.

Back to week 11 (Nov. 28-Dec. 4), 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 11 (Nov. 28-Dec. 4) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 27)(Week 10)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:49PM17,265,00014,891,0002,374,000 2.782.570.21
AFVABC7:00PM5,577,0006,482,000(905,000)0.951.06(0.11)REPEAT
Ice Age MammothFox7:10PM2,694,0001,472,0001,222,000 0.900.520.38 REPEAT vs. Simpsons(R)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,432,0006,515,000(3,083,000)0.942.06(1.12)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,436,0002,345,00091,000 1.081.060.02
NCIS: LACBS8:49PM11,389,00010,427,000962,000 1.511.460.05
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,274,000
3,274,000 0.98
0.98
American Music AwardsABC8:00PM
8,182,000(8,182,000)
2.42(2.42)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM9,859,00010,441,000(582,000)3.233.34(0.11)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,576,0002,876,000(300,000)1.061.33(0.27)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,436,00018,729,000(293,000)6.196.160.03 831-1230A
Son of ZornFox8:30PM1,541,0002,642,000(1,101,000)0.661.17(0.51)REPEAT vs. Bob's
Madam SecretaryCBS9:49PM8,970,0008,516,000454,000 1.050.960.09
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM2,806,000
2,806,000 0.69
0.69
Family GuyFox9:00PM1,778,0002,735,000(957,000)0.811.36(0.55)REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM1,333,0002,043,000(710,000)0.550.92(0.37)REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:49PM4,950,0005,014,000(64,000)0.670.73(0.06)
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,285,000
2,285,000 0.65
0.65
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM8,526,0006,968,0001,558,000 1.491.50(0.01)REPEAT vs. Kevin
CMA Country XmasABC8:00PM6,898,00012,077,000(5,179,000)1.041.82(0.78)8-10P vs. Dancing
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,805,0009,636,000169,000 2.062.10(0.04)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,371,0003,444,000(73,000)1.031.11(0.08)
SupergirlCW8:00PM3,530,0002,605,000925,000 1.150.910.24
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM5,804,0005,980,000(176,000)1.081.30(0.22)REPEAT vs. Man
Man with a PlanCBS9:00PM4,683,0005,370,000(687,000)0.931.36(0.43)REPEAT vs. Broke
LuciferFox9:00PM4,088,0003,631,000457,000 1.111.040.07
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,146,0001,006,000140,000 0.430.410.02
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM4,609,0004,578,00031,000 0.901.05(0.15)REPEAT
ScorpionCBS10:00PM5,382,0007,065,000(1,683,000)0.811.22(0.41)REPEAT
ConvictionABC10:00PM3,361,0004,315,000(954,000)0.610.74(0.13)
TimelessNBC10:00PM4,778,0004,714,00064,000 1.091.17(0.08)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Rudolph Red NosedCBS8:00PM9,394,00014,856,000(5,462,000)2.301.900.40 REPEAT vs. NCIS
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,594,0006,880,000(286,000)1.621.600.02
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,638,0009,484,0001,154,000 1.941.840.10
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM2,314,0002,190,000124,000 0.960.890.07
The FlashCW8:00PM4,146,0002,947,0001,199,000 1.531.090.44
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,520,0006,142,000(622,000)1.471.460.01
New GirlFox8:30PM1,750,0001,755,000(5,000)0.840.85(0.01)
NCISCBS9:00PM9,265,00010,869,000(1,604,000)1.281.49(0.21)REPEAT vs. Bull
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM4,125,000
4,125,000 1.23
1.23
Dancing w/the StarsABC9:00PM
10,974,000(10,974,000)
1.78(1.78)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM10,527,0009,000,0001,527,000 2.712.440.27
Scream QueensFox9:00PM1,269,0001,151,000118,000 0.480.50(0.02)
No TomorrowCW9:00PM937,000803,000134,000 0.310.280.03
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM3,218,000
3,218,000 0.96
0.96
BullCBS10:00PM6,842,0008,501,000(1,659,000)0.851.19(0.34)REPEAT vs NCIS NO
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,377,000
2,377,000 0.75
0.75
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,940,0006,476,0001,464,000 1.711.490.22










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,855,0007,740,0001,115,000 1.921.480.44 vs. 8-10P
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM5,955,000
5,955,000 1.73
1.73
Charlie Brown ThanksgivingABC8:00PM
7,219,000(7,219,000)
1.96(1.96)
Xmas Rockefeller CtrNBC8:00PM10,502,0004,621,0005,881,000 1.720.930.79 vs. Macys
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM6,427,0003,759,0002,668,000 1.610.850.76 vs. REPEAT
ArrowCW8:00PM3,548,000
3,548,000 1.28
1.28
Hollywood Walk of Fame HonorsCW8:00PM
802,000(802,000)
0.20(0.20)
SpeechlessABC8:30PM4,975,000
4,975,000 1.53
1.53
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM7,439,000
7,439,000 1.45
1.45
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM6,814,0004,663,0002,151,000 2.251.251.00 vs. REPEAT
Dolly Parton Xmas ColorsNBC9:00PM11,575,0005,372,0006,203,000 1.731.560.17 9-11P vs. SNL
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

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EmpireFox9:00PM7,840,0002,793,0005,047,000 2.880.752.13 vs. REPEAT
FrequencyCW9:00PM966,000
966,000 0.29
0.29
black-ishABC9:30PM5,372,0003,900,0001,472,000 1.731.080.65 vs. REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM5,922,0006,175,000(253,000)1.020.930.09
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM5,454,0004,287,0001,167,000 1.260.880.38 vs. 20/20
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

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Thursday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,386,0007,225,0007,161,000 3.101.411.69 vs. REPEAT
Charlie Brown XmasABC8:00PM6,379,000
6,379,000 1.50
1.50 REPEAT
Disney Magical Holiday ABC8:00PM
4,990,000(4,990,000)
1.00(1.00)
NFL Pre-KickNBC8:00PM11,148,00011,372,000(224,000)2.903.74(0.84)
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,133,0006,758,000(3,625,000)0.702.21(1.51)vs. REPEAT
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM3,330,000
3,330,000 1.10
1.10
Whose Line/AnywayCW8:00PM
946,000(946,000)
0.29(0.29)
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM7,086,0005,137,0001,949,000 1.401.150.25
NFL Thursday NightNBC8:30PM16,104,00020,881,000(4,777,000)4.706.92(2.22)830-11P
Whose Line/AnywayCW8:30PM
1,070,000(1,070,000)
0.32(0.32)
MomCBS9:00PM6,979,0005,816,0001,163,000 1.301.180.12
Great Holiday BakingABC9:00PM4,609,000
4,609,000 1.10
1.10 PREMIERE 9-11P
PitchFox9:00PM2,371,0003,089,000(718,000)0.701.05(0.35)vs. REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,859,000
1,859,000 0.70
0.70
Whose Line/AnywayCW9:00PM
980,000(980,000)
0.31(0.31)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,302,0005,267,0001,035,000 1.201.050.15
Whose Line/AnywayCW9:30PM
937,000(937,000)
0.29(0.29)
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM4,787,0004,767,00020,000 0.800.780.02
NotoriousABC10:00PM

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Modern FamilyABC10:00PM
2,466,000(2,466,000)
0.59(0.59)
American HousewifeABC10:30PM
1,913,000(1,913,000)
0.47(0.47)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
I Love Lucy XmasCBS8:00PM6,697,000
6,697,000 0.90
0.90 REPEAT
Frosty the SnowmanCBS8:00PM
4,238,000(4,238,000)
0.96(0.96)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,319,000
6,319,000 1.10
1.10
Santa Claus Comin' TownABC8:00PM
3,353,000(3,353,000)
0.80(0.80)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,698,000
3,698,000 0.70
0.70
How Grinch Stole XmasNBC8:00PM
5,047,000(5,047,000)
1.22(1.22)
College FootballFox8:00PM4,901,000
4,901,000 1.50
1.50 8-11P
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM
2,814,000(2,814,000)
0.55(0.55)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,109,0001,042,00067,000 0.400.270.13 vs. Grandma(R)
Frosty ReturnsCBS8:30PM
3,569,000(3,569,000)
0.80(0.80)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,541,000
4,541,000 0.90
0.90
How Murray Saved XmasNBC8:30PM
2,920,000(2,920,000)
0.68(0.68)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM5,785,0004,061,0001,724,000 0.600.590.01 REPEAT vs. MacGyver(R)
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,177,0003,299,0001,878,000 1.200.700.50 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM6,095,0004,244,0001,851,000 1.200.840.36 9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM
1,700,000(1,700,000)
0.44(0.44)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM646,0001,284,000(638,000)0.300.32(0.02)vs. Penn(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM6,309,0005,854,000455,000 0.700.70- REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM6,383,0003,113,0003,270,000 1.100.580.52
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,840,0002,290,0002,550,000 0.900.570.33 REPEAT vs. Robbie(R)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM5,320,0006,423,000(1,103,000)1.501.98(0.48)8-11P
It's a Wonderful LifeNBC8:00PM3,740,000
3,740,000 0.60
0.60 8-11P REPEAT
National Dog ShowNBC8:00PM
3,227,000(3,227,000)
0.57(0.57)
College FootballFox8:00PM8,330,0003,060,0005,270,000 2.300.881.42 8-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,800,0002,231,0001,569,000 0.700.550.15 REPEAT vs. Story of Santa(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,260,0003,393,000867,000 0.800.640.16
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,180,000(2,180,000)
0.49(0.49)


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 11 (Nov. 28-Dec. 4) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,386,0003.10
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed6,814,0002.25
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,372,0001.73
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed5,955,0001.73
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue6,594,0001.62
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed4,975,0001.53
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon8,526,0001.49REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,520,0001.47
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu7,086,0001.40
MomCBS9:00PMThu6,979,0001.30
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue4,125,0001.23
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,302,0001.20
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,319,0001.1
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMMon5,804,0001.08REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,436,0001.08
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,576,0001.06REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue2,314,0000.96
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue3,218,0000.96
Man with a PlaceCBS9:00PMMon4,683,0000.93REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon4,609,0000.90REPEAT
I Love Lucy XmasCBS8:00PMFri6,697,0000.90REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,541,0000.9
New GirlFox8:30PMTue1,750,0000.84
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun1,778,0000.81REPEAT
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun1,541,0000.66REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun1,333,0000.55REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu

preempted
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

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

Tuesday, November 13

The Conners - "The Separation of Church and Dan" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Geena learns that D.J. hasn’t been taking Mary to church while she’s been away, she insists they go as a family to uphold her traditional values. To make matters worse, Mary refuses to attend without her cousins Harris and Mark, leaving D.J. in the last situation he wants to be in – at the mercy of Darlene. Meanwhile, Mark’s attempt to conduct an unbiased survey on the upcoming election for his school project goes south when Jackie volunteers to help.

The Kids Are Alright - "Peggy's Day Out" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To hide a mess Eddie made, his girlfriend, Wendi, tries to distract Peggy by insisting she take a day off with a fun day out while they take care of the housework. To everyone’s surprise, Peggy accepts the offer and requests Wendi tag along, with the ulterior motive of teaching her a lesson. Meanwhile, Eddie enlists the help of his brothers to clean up and keep Mike out of the house while Wendi and Peggy are out. Elsewhere, Pat introduces Timmy to his secret dog.

black-ish - "Purple Rain" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family is shocked to learn that Jack and Diane are not familiar with the iconic music of Prince. One by one, each member of the family works to explain Prince’s tremendous impact on their lives through his music.

Splitting Up Together - "War of the Wagners" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin’s escalating battle for control of the house is put on hold when Milo announces he wants to go to a school for the gifted – to which they think he will not be accepted. Meanwhile, they both meet a contractor for the house, Vlad, but Lena undermines him and scares Vlad away. Things get uglier between Lena and Oliver after she introduces a new member to the family as payback for all the back-and-forth about the house. Elsewhere, Lena and Martin give conflicting advice to Mason on how to deal with his recent breakup.

The Guest Book - "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and his family hate spending every summer in a subpar vacation home far from the beach; in order to afford paying a booking fee for their dream house, the Barefeet Retreat, Mike pulls double shifts and ends up paying more than he bargained for.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Tuesday, November 13

  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Catch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Taran Killam (Single Parents) - Taran visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul stops by The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • The Cast of The Conners - Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, Laurie Metcalf and Maya Lynne Robinson are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie previews the film Robin Hood on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!) - Tatyana talks about her upcoming two Holiday movies for Lifetime and Hallmark on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about The Upside Down and Network on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/Clipped) - Ashley appears on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


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