Sunday, December 18, 2016

Week 13 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 13 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 6.20/11 rating/share (-6% in rating from first four nights week 12); #2. CBS  5.43/9 (+5%); #3. ABC 2.69/5 (+2%); #4. Fox 1.95/3 (-19%); #5. The CW 0.65/1 (-36%).
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 10.090 million (-7% from first four nights week 12); #2. CBS 8.853 million (+7%); #3. ABC 4.273 million (+1%); #4. Fox 3.081 million (-19%); #5. The CW 1.015 million (-38%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.38/9 rating/share (-16% in rating from first four nights week 12); #2. CBS 1.51/5 (+5%); #3. ABC 1.06/4 (+7%); #4. Fox 1.03/4 (-10%); #5. The CW 0.28/1 (-49%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 12 (12/5/16-12/11/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, boosted by two primetime NFL games, and did a 2.93 rating.  Fox was #2 with a 1.36 rating powered by an NFL overrun. CBS was #3 with a 1.24 rating, while ABC did just a 1.01 rating.  Among total viewers, NBC was also #1 with 10.625 million, with CBS #2 at 7.756 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.498 and Fox at #4 with 4.197 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-12/15/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 2.31 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.85 rating, which is heavily inflated by a high 7-game World Series. CBS is  #3 with a 1.60 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.32 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 8.650 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.483 million, as it is catching up thanks to two NFL games a week. World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 6.000 million and ABC at #4 with 5.610 million.

Back to week 13 (Dec. 12-18), 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 13 (Dec. 12-18) Analysis















Last Sunday (Dec. 11)(Week 12)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,132,00011,817,000 (685,000)1.221.40 (0.18)
AFVABC7:00PM5,545,0005,267,000 278,000 1.000.96 0.04
Ice Age MammothFox7:00PM

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Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,681,0004,243,000 1,438,000 1.771.38 0.39
The OTFox7:44PM11,894,00012,180,000 (286,000)3.934.15 (0.22)
Dick Van Dyke XmasCBS8:00PM7,046,0006,978,000 68,000 0.670.84 (0.17)REPEAT vs. Bull(R)
ABC Movie: FrozenABC8:00PM6,564,000
6,564,000 1.69
1.69 8-10P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM
3,268,000 (3,268,000)
0.90 (0.90)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,914,0009,883,000 3,031,000 4.013.14 0.87
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM5,596,0005,772,000 (176,000)2.352.35 -
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM26,499,00017,752,000 8,747,000 8.706.06 2.64 831-1135P
Son of ZornFox8:30PM2,876,0003,121,000 (245,000)1.241.32 (0.08)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM7,821,0006,611,000 1,210,000 0.720.76 (0.04)vs. NCIS LA (R)
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM
3,419,000 (3,419,000)
0.74 (0.74)
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,047,0003,449,000 (402,000)1.401.58 (0.18)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,213,0002,484,000 (271,000)0.951.06 (0.11)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,730,0004,431,000 299,000 0.570.65 (0.08)vs. MacGyver(R)
Making of FrozenABC10:00PM3,273,000
3,273,000 0.89
0.89
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM7,310,0007,141,000 169,000 1.371.45 (0.08)
Great Xmas Light FightABC8:00PM4,641,0005,429,000 (788,000)1.081.09 (0.01)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,230,00010,082,000 1,148,000 2.162.06 0.10 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM1,675,000
1,675,000 0.46
0.46 REPEAT
Showtime at ApolloFox8:00PM
3,831,000 (3,831,000)
1.11 (1.11)
Grandma Run OverCW8:00PM1,151,0001,384,000 (233,000)0.310.36 (0.05)REPEAT vs. Supergirl(R)
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PM6,616,0006,184,000 432,000 1.201.19 0.01
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM5,814,0005,680,000 134,000 1.231.25 (0.02)
LuciferFox9:00PM1,796,000
1,796,000 0.46
0.46 REPEAT
Holiday CommercialsCW9:00PM902,0001,285,000 (383,000)0.190.33 (0.14)vs. Supergirl(R)
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM5,227,0006,407,000 (1,180,000)1.001.39 (0.39)vs. Bang(R)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM6,977,0006,672,000 305,000 1.112.12 (1.01)vs. VS Show
Great American BakingABC10:00PM2,789,0003,338,000 (549,000)0.600.57 0.03 REPEAT vs. Conviction
TimelessNBC10:00PM4,812,0005,075,000 (263,000)1.041.16 (0.12)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,762,00014,684,000 78,000 1.751.75 -
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,392,0006,063,000 329,000 1.581.45 0.13
The VoiceNBC8:00PM8,925,00010,162,000 (1,237,000)1.721.93 (0.21)REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM2,147,0002,312,000 (165,000)0.951.01 (0.06)
The FlashCW8:00PM937,0003,138,000 (2,201,000)0.251.20 (0.95)REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,317,0005,059,000 258,000 1.481.38 0.10
New GirlFox8:30PM1,621,0001,729,000 (108,000)0.820.83 (0.01)
BullCBS9:00PM11,617,00011,675,000 (58,000)1.441.48 (0.04)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM3,861,0003,875,000 (14,000)1.161.11 0.05
The VoiceNBC9:00PM12,139,000
12,139,000 2.47
2.47 9-11P FINALE
This Is UsNBC9:00PM
10,949,000 (10,949,000)
2.82 (2.82)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM1,132,0001,180,000 (48,000)0.500.51 (0.01)
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM754,000801,000 (47,000)0.210.28 (0.07)REPEAT vs. No Tomorrow
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM3,055,0003,047,000 8,000 0.860.83 0.03
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM10,032,0009,357,000 675,000 1.241.18 0.06
Jimmy Kimmel Live!ABC10:00PM1,546,0002,368,000 (822,000)0.410.74 (0.33)REPEAT vs. Shield
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM
7,774,000 (7,774,000)
1.67 (1.67)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,090,0008,496,000 594,000 1.941.74 0.20 8-10P vs. 8-9P FINALE
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,203,0005,401,000 802,000 1.751.53 0.22
Pentatonix XmasNBC8:00PM7,491,000
7,491,000 1.44
1.44
Hairspray Live!NBC8:00PM
9,045,000 (9,045,000)
2.30 (2.30)
EmpireFox8:00PM7,578,0006,257,000 1,321,000 2.681.41 1.27 vs. Lethal
Top 12 Xmas MoviesCW8:00PM1,247,0001,935,000 (688,000)0.320.68 (0.36)vs. Arrow
SpeechlessABC8:30PM5,460,0004,593,000 867,000 1.581.29 0.29
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM
7,768,000 (7,768,000)
1.35 (1.35)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM6,812,0004,298,000 2,514,000 2.021.16 0.86 vs. REPEAT
SNL XmasNBC9:00PM5,761,000
5,761,000 1.55
1.55 9-11P
StarFox9:00PM6,707,0006,997,000 (290,000)2.152.47 (0.32)PREMIERE vs. Empire
Victoria's Secret ShowCW9:00PM1,029,000847,000 182,000 0.280.23 0.05 vs. Frequency
black-ishABC9:30PM5,464,0004,219,000 1,245,000 1.551.22 0.33
Survivor ReunionCBS10:12PM6,397,0006,747,000 (350,000)1.341.09 0.25 vs. Code
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM6,175,0005,184,000 991,000 1.201.12 0.08
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

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Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,956,0009,666,000 6,290,000 3.401.73 1.67 vs. REPEAT
Prep & LandingABC8:00PM3,804,0003,740,000 64,000 0.840.79 0.05 REPEAT vs. Toy(R)
Charlie Brown XmasABC8:00PM

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NFL Pre-KickNBC8:00PM9,009,00010,877,000 (1,868,000)2.413.07 (0.66)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM2,074,0003,485,000 (1,411,000)0.620.90 (0.28)REPEAT vs. Taraji & Terrence
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM1,109,000
1,109,000 0.38
0.38 8-930P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM
2,001,000 (2,001,000)
0.70 (0.70)
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM8,113,0007,307,000 806,000 1.621.49 0.13
Prep & Landing 2ABC8:00PM3,290,0003,741,000 (451,000)0.820.88 (0.06)REPEAT vs. Shrek Hall(R)
NFL Thursday NightNBC8:30PM14,652,00017,391,000 (2,739,000)4.335.61 (1.28)827-1136P
MomCBS9:00PM8,232,0007,478,000 754,000 1.471.43 0.04
Great Holiday BakingABC9:00PM3,661,0004,217,000 (556,000)0.810.93 (0.12)
RosewoodFox9:00PM1,794,0002,894,000 (1,100,000)0.470.78 (0.31)REPEAT vs. Pitch
SupernaturalCW9:00PM
1,734,000 (1,734,000)
0.64 (0.64)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,935,0006,449,000 486,000 1.331.28 0.05
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM871,000
871,000 0.28
0.28 REPEAT
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM5,504,0005,623,000 (119,000)0.880.99 (0.11)
What Would You Do?ABC10:00PM2,971,0002,759,000 212,000 0.710.51 0.20 vs. Notorious
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,771,0007,417,000 354,000 1.001.02 (0.02)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,803,0006,567,000 236,000 1.201.08 0.12
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,948,0003,199,000 749,000 0.900.64 0.26
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,277,0003,305,000 (28,000)1.001.04 (0.04)
85th Hollywood Xmas ParadeCW8:00PM1,434,000
1,434,000 0.30
0.30 8-10P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM
982,000 (982,000)
0.36 (0.36)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,586,0004,447,000 139,000 0.900.80 0.10
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,333,0009,404,000 (71,000)1.101.20 (0.10)
Shark TankABC9:00PM3,929,0004,910,000 (981,000)0.801.05 (0.25)REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,157,0005,607,000 (450,000)1.001.11 (0.11)9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM1,844,0001,656,000 188,000 0.600.61 (0.01)FINALE
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM
543,000 (543,000)
0.20 (0.20)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM7,924,00010,178,000 (2,254,000)0.901.18 (0.28)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM5,142,0003,933,000 1,209,000 1.000.80 0.20
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS Movie Big GameCBS8:00PM3,330,000
3,330,000 0.60
0.60 8-10P
Rudolph the Red Nosed ReindeerCBS8:00PM
4,920,000 (4,920,000)
1.24 (1.24)
Dog for Xmas Charlie BrownABC8:00PM2,840,000
2,840,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
Mary PoppinsABC8:00PM
3,894,000 (3,894,000)
0.76 (0.76)
Pentatonix XmasNBC8:00PM3,700,000
3,700,000 0.70
0.70 REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM
2,069,000 (2,069,000)
0.37 (0.37)
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM2,690,0001,411,000 1,279,000 0.900.51 0.39 8-11P vs. MLS
Frosty the SnowmanCBS9:00PM
4,951,000 (4,951,000)
1.36 (1.36)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM

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20/20ABC9:00PM3,350,000
3,350,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
SNL XmasNBC9:00PM4,060,000
4,060,000 1.20
1.20 9-11P REPEAT
Frosty ReturnsCBS9:30PM
3,898,000 (3,898,000)
1.10 (1.10)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,150,0004,360,000 (1,210,000)0.600.87 (0.27)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,310,000
4,310,000 0.70
0.70 REPEAT
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,951,000 (2,951,000)
0.69 (0.69)


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 13 (Dec. 12-18) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,956,0003.40
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun5,596,0002.35
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed6,812,0002.02
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,203,0001.75
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu8,113,0001.62
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue6,392,0001.58
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed5,460,0001.58
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,464,0001.55
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,317,0001.48
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,232,0001.47
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,047,0001.40
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon7,310,0001.37
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,935,0001.33
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun2,876,0001.24
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon5,814,0001.23
Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon6,616,0001.20
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,803,0001.2
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,861,0001.16
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon5,227,0001.00
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,213,0000.95
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue2,147,0000.95
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,586,0000.9
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue3,055,0000.86
New GirlFox8:30PMTue1,621,0000.82
Dick Van Dyke XmasCBS8:00PMSun7,046,0000.67REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMMon

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

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

Saturday, October 21

Henry Danger - "Sick & Wired" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Thinking that Henry is not telling the truth about being sick, Ray plants cameras and microphones in Henry's house to catch him in a lie.

Game Shakers - "Spy Games" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After Kenzie installs security cameras, Babe and Trip try to teach her a lesson about spying on people.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Friday, October 20

  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Watch Woody on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sofia Vergara (Modern Family/The Knights of Prosperity/Hot Properties) - Sofia appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Craig Robinson (Ghosted/Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Julie Klausner (Difficult People) - Julie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Reno 911!) - Niecy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anne Heche (Save Me/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Anne talks about The Brave on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • James Burrows (Sitcom Director) - James is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Michael McKean (Laverne & Shirley) - Michael will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks about America’s Funniest Home Videos on the AOL Build Show at 10am.
  • Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Life) - Nia will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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