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

Thursday, May 24

The Big Bang Theory - "The Gates Excitation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Penny gets the opportunity to host Bill Gates at work when his company wants to partner with her pharmaceutical company. Also, Leonard, Koothrappali and Wolowitz do everything in their power to meet him, while Sheldon thinks he is the victim of an April Fools prank.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, A Plastic Pony, And A Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "Settlement Pacifier Attic Unsyncing" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the entire Hughes family moves into John and Joan’s home after their kitchen is destroyed, their presence creates chaos for Joan. Also, Matt and Colleen are set to receive a huge monetary settlement from Colleen’s fall off the motel balcony on their wedding night; John tries to get Sophia back on track when she starts misbehaving; Tyler and Clementine make a surprise announcement to the family; and Jen and Greg attempt to persuade Lark to get rid of her pacifier.

Nobodies - "Alone Star State" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Mark-Paul and Rachel attend the Independent Spirit Awards together; an unassuming Hugh joins Larry in Austin, Texas, to teach unauthorized Groundlings-style seminars to a group of Texas businesspeople.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Thursday, May 24

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig visits Conan at 11pm on TBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne/The McCarthys/The Big Bang Theory) - Laurie stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Amy and Nick are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Red Nose Day and Hollywood Game Night on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Daphne Maxwell Reid (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Eve/Let's Stay Together) - Daphne makes her mother Rosalee's waffles on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement) - Oliver is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lakin (Hollywood Darlings/Step by Step) - Christine is part of the panel on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.


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