Sunday, January 31, 2016

Week 19 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 19 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.28/9 rating/share (-12% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. Fox  4.02/7 (+17%); #3. NBC 3.48/6 (-8%); #4. ABC 2.70/5 (-8%); #5. The CW 1.27/2 (-7%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.318 million (-14% from first four nights week 18); #2. Fox 6.641 million (+18%); #3. NBC 5.413 million (-7%); #4. ABC 4.079 million (-9%); #5. The CW 2.055 million (-8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.01/6 rating/share (+23% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. CBS 1.49/5 (-13%); #3. NBC 1.25/4 (-7%); #4. ABC 1.15/4 (-7%); #5. The CW 0.78/3 (-6%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 18 (1/18-1/24/16, LIVE+SD). Fox won the week in A18-49, thanks to the NFL NFC Championship Game in primetime, and did a big 4.42 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.46 rating. NBC was #3 with a 1.13 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.07 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was #1 with 13.204 million, with CBS #2 at 8.650 million.  NBC was #3 with 4.927 million and ABC at #4 with 3.973 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-1/28/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.18 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.84 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.77 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.36 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.320 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.970 million, Fox jumps to #3 with 5.564 million and ABC slides to #4 with 5.454 million.

Back to week 19 (Jan. 25-31), 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 19 (Jan. 25-31) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 24)(Week 18)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:05PM9,694,00020,624,000(10,930,000)1.784.76(2.98)REPEAT
AFC Div PostCBS7:56PM
31,166,000(31,166,000)
9.67(9.67)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,456,0004,767,000(311,000)0.820.85(0.03)REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM3,635,0004,201,000(566,000)0.620.63(0.01)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM
1,958,000(1,958,000)
0.76(0.76)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM
2,261,000(2,261,000)
1.05(1.05)
60 MinutesCBS8:05PM8,319,00011,871,000(3,552,000)1.152.03(0.88)REPEAT vs. Madam
GalavantABC8:00PM2,100,0002,320,000(220,000)0.520.57(0.05)
NBC MovieNBC8:00PM2,727,000
2,727,000 0.89
0.89 REPEAT 8-11P
DatelineNBC8:00PM
5,823,000(5,823,000)
1.00(1.00)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
3,949,000(3,949,000)
1.81(1.81)
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM
2,558,000(2,558,000)
1.17(1.17)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:05PM5,113,0008,965,000(3,852,000)0.711.42(0.71)REPEAT vs. Good Wife
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM1,434,0001,467,000(33,000)0.360.36- 9-11P REPEAT vs. Quantico
Democratic DebateNBC9:00PM
10,161,000(10,161,000)
2.14(2.14)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
3,411,000(3,411,000)
1.66(1.66)
BordertownFox9:30PM
2,570,000(2,570,000)
1.17(1.17)
Fox NFL NFC PostFox9:58PM33,901,000
33,901,000 12.31
12.31
NCISCBS10:05PM6,029,000
6,029,000 0.81
0.81 REPEAT
Fox NFL NFC PostFox10:05PM24,323,000
24,323,000 9.06
9.06
Shark TankABC10:00PM

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The X-FilesFox10:24PM16,193,000
16,193,000 6.15
6.15 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM7,902,0008,767,000(865,000)1.761.85(0.09)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,727,0007,561,000166,000 2.292.150.14 8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,934,0005,660,000(726,000)1.471.65(0.18)
The X-FilesFox8:00PM9,665,000
9,665,000 3.22
3.22
Masterchef SpecialFox8:00PM
4,183,000(4,183,000)
1.48(1.48)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM884,000
884,000 0.31
0.31
Just for LaughsCW8:00PM
1,505,000(1,505,000)
0.36(0.36)
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM3,292,0003,874,000(582,000)0.921.13(0.21)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,694,00011,603,000(909,000)1.872.00(0.13)
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,635,0003,450,000185,000 1.160.980.18 9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM7,156,000
7,156,000 2.43
2.43 PREMIERE
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM988,000
988,000 0.36
0.36
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM
1,033,000(1,033,000)
0.30(0.30)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM10,061,00010,640,000(579,000)1.531.62(0.09)
Bachelor LiveABC10:00PM3,928,0003,939,000(11,000)0.960.920.04
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM11,973,00017,505,000(5,532,000)1.402.41(1.01)REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM3,528,000
3,528,000 0.94
0.94 REPEAT
Marvel Captain America 75 YrsABC8:00PM
3,204,000(3,204,000)
0.88(0.88)
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,543,0004,637,000(94,000)1.181.25(0.07)
New GirlFox8:00PM2,844,0002,949,000(105,000)1.211.27(0.06)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,712,0003,407,000305,000 1.441.350.09
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,167,000
2,167,000 0.64
0.64 REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,520,0002,501,00019,000 0.880.93(0.05)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM9,206,00013,298,000(4,092,000)1.231.81(0.58)REPEAT
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM2,898,0003,177,000(279,000)0.870.92(0.05)vs 9-11P
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,577,0007,050,000527,000 1.661.560.10
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,377,0002,372,0005,000 0.991.08(0.09)
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM1,669,000
1,669,000 0.63
0.63 REPEAT
DC Legends SpecialCW9:00PM
2,503,000(2,503,000)
0.87(0.87)
The GrinderFox9:30PM2,000,0001,974,00026,000 0.730.77(0.04)
DC Justice LeagueCW9:30PM
1,807,000(1,807,000)
0.82(0.82)
LimitlessCBS10:00PM4,561,0006,333,000(1,772,000)0.781.18(0.40)REPEAT
What Would You DoABC10:00PM2,592,000
2,592,000 0.66
0.66 PREMIERE
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,464,0008,159,000305,000 1.811.770.04










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,634,0006,644,000(10,000)1.621.70(0.08)
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,190,0007,241,000(2,051,000)1.311.84(0.53)REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM5,059,0007,002,000(1,943,000)0.791.15(0.36)REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM9,626,0009,223,000403,000 2.512.380.13
ArrowCW8:00PM2,778,0002,829,000(51,000)1.071.09(0.02)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,888,0007,039,000(151,000)1.551.66(0.11)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,235,0006,212,000(1,977,000)1.191.97(0.78)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,217,0009,252,000(35,000)1.961.98(0.02)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,065,0005,791,000(726,000)1.421.63(0.21)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM4,524,0006,908,000(2,384,000)0.961.70(0.74)REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM4,164,0003,747,000417,000 1.350.980.37 vs. Second
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,878,0001,829,00049,000 0.730.720.01
black-ishABC9:30PM4,211,0005,721,000(1,510,000)1.191.74(0.55)REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM7,470,0007,290,000180,000 1.321.42(0.10)
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,633,0003,767,000(134,000)0.900.99(0.09)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,725,0006,518,000(1,793,000)0.911.51(0.60)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM9,624,00011,085,000(1,461,000)2.052.22(0.17)REPEAT
Beyond the TankABC8:00PM4,007,0004,275,000(268,000)1.080.970.11
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM5,024,0003,832,0001,192,000 1.241.000.24 PREMIERE vs. Heroes
American IdolFox8:00PM8,774,0009,363,000(589,000)2.332.38(0.05)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,897,0003,214,000(317,000)1.121.23(0.11)
MomCBS8:30PM7,516,0008,778,000(1,262,000)1.601.96(0.36)REPEAT vs. Life
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM7,834,0008,490,000(656,000)1.741.700.04 REPEAT vs. Mom
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,164,0007,424,000(260,000)1.611.550.06
My Diet Is Better Than YoursABC900PM2,082,0002,222,000(140,000)0.670.620.05 9-11P FINALE
The 100CW9:00PM1,631,0001,881,000(250,000)0.590.67(0.08)
Angel from HellCBS9:30PM6,758,0007,025,000(267,000)1.411.380.03
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,092,0006,327,000(235,000)1.101.10-
How To Get AwayABC10:00PM

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Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM6,490,0006,935,000(445,000)1.341.36(0.02)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,276,0007,938,000(662,000)1.301.42(0.12)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,838,0005,800,0001,038,000 1.200.920.28 vs. REPEAT
Undateable LiveNBC8:00PM2,749,0003,649,000(900,000)0.800.88(0.08)8-9P FINALE vs. Caught
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM4,726,0004,783,000(57,000)1.301.49(0.19)FINALE
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,236,0001,237,000(1,000)0.500.350.15 vs. Reign
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,133,0004,348,000785,000 1.100.810.29 vs. REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM6,528,00010,071,000(3,543,000)1.001.41(0.41)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,779,0004,479,0002,300,000 1.701.060.64 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,794,000
3,794,000 0.80
0.80
DatelineNBC9:00PM
5,844,000(5,844,000)
1.28(1.28)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM2,228,0003,613,000(1,385,000)0.701.30(0.60)vs. Hell's
The OriginalsCW9:00PM930,0001,213,000(283,000)0.400.340.06 vs. Penn(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM7,765,00011,555,000(3,790,000)
1.50(1.50)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM5,410,0003,803,0001,607,000 1.000.830.17
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,944,000
4,944,000 1.40
1.40










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
48 Hours MysteryCBS8:00PM2,830,0004,816,000(1,986,000)0.400.61(0.21)REPEAT vs. Crime(R)
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM1,970,0002,437,000(467,000)0.500.60(0.10)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,750,000
4,750,000 0.90
0.90
US Figure SkatingNBC8:00PM
3,701,000(3,701,000)
0.62(0.62)
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM2,430,0002,518,000(88,000)0.800.790.01 8-10P vs. Boxing
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM

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NBA on ABC PrimeABC8:30PM3,170,0003,916,000(746,000)1.101.46(0.36)830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM2,860,0004,976,000(2,116,000)0.600.77(0.17)REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs(R)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM

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48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,370,0005,621,000(1,251,000)0.800.94(0.14)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM

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SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,090,000
3,090,000 0.80
0.80 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 19 (Jan. 25-31) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu9,624,0002.05REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu7,834,0001.74REPEAT
MomCBS8:30PMThu7,516,0001.60REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed6,888,0001.55
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon4,934,0001.47
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,065,0001.42REPEAT
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu6,758,0001.41
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,640,0001.32
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,190,0001.31REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,844,0001.21
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,838,0001.2
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,235,0001.19REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,211,0001.19REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,133,0001.1
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,377,0000.99
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue3,528,0000.94REPEAT
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon3,292,0000.92
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,520,0000.88
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,749,0000.8FINALE
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue2,000,0000.73
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,167,0000.64REPEAT
GalavantABC8:00PMSun2,100,0000.52
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun

preempted
BordertownFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon


The GoldbergsABC10:38PMTue


Mike & MollyCBS10:37PMTue


Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PMSat


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat


BordertownFox8:30PMSat


black-ishABC9:00PMSat


TelenovelaNBC9:30PMMon


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

completed
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 18

The Goldbergs - "Revenge o' the Nerds" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With the children growing up, Beverly decides to reinvent herself and quits being a substitute teacher. She decides to focus her energy on going to night school so she can eventually own her own business. Murray doesn’t like change or things costing money, so he convinces her to get a perm instead. Meanwhile, Erica struggles to balance her academic and social life in college and needs Adam’s assistance.

Speechless - "T-R-- TRAINING D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jimmy takes JJ camping to give him “the talk,” Maya trains a ragtag group of new aides, and sparks fly between Dylan and Ray’s bully.

Modern Family - "Sex, Lies & Kickball" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.

American Housewife - "The Lice Storm" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Anna-Kat brings home a lice infestation, Katie uses it to force bonding time with Taylor. Greg attempts to bond with Oliver (and avoid lice) by camping in the backyard, but Greg becomes concerned when Oliver keeps ditching their campout to be with their new sleazy neighbor named Spencer.

You're the Worst - "A Bunch of Hornballs" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy goes out of town for a Romance/Erotica fiction convention while Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen's relationship with Boone. Meanwhile, Edgar's friend Max encourages him to overspend on party planning.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Wednesday, October 18

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Woody and Rob chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about LBJ on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim talks about A Question of Faith on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Liz Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/Victorious) - Liz opens up about the Dynasty reboot on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about her new Lifetime movie The Watcher in the Woods on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Patrice Lovely (Love Thy Neighbor) - Patrice appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:50am.
  • Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) - Frankie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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