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

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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