Sunday, January 08, 2017

Week 16 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 16 TV Ratings (first three nights Mon-Wed; Thu still prelim): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.27/9 rating/share (+45% in rating from first four nights week 15); #2. NBC  3.75/6 (+65%); #3. ABC 3.18/5 (+58%); #4. Fox 2.37/4 (+98%); #5. The CW 0.48/1 (-6%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.477 million (+47% from first four nights week 15); #2. NBC 6.000 million (+69%); #3. ABC 5.206 million (+60%); #4. Fox 3.855 million (+101%); #5. The CW 0.743 million (-8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.56/5 rating/share (+97% in rating from first four nights week 15); #2. NBC 1.44/5 (+95%); #3. CBS 1.31/4 (+51%); #4. Fox 1.17/4 (+121%); #5. The CW 0.23/1 (-4%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 15 (12/26/16-1/1/17, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, boosted by a prime NFL game, and did a 1.63 rating.  ABC was #2 with a 0.99 rating. Fox  was #3 with a 0.92 rating, while CBS did just a 0.85 rating.  Among total viewers, NBC was also #1 with 6.211 million, with CBS #2 at 5.754  million.  ABC was #3 with 4.148 and Fox at #4 with only 3.186  million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-1/4/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 2.26 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.67 rating, which is heavily inflated by a high 7-game World Series. CBS is  #3 with a 1.48 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.26 rating. Among total viewers it is NBC is now #1 at 8.341 million, followed by CBS at #2 with 8.229 million, as NBC is up to #1 thanks to two NFL games a week. World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 5.423 million but ABC at #4 is catching up with 5.344 million.

Back to week 16 (Jan. 2-8), 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 16 (Jan. 2-8) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 1)(Week 15)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:41PM11,719,0004,704,000 7,015,000 1.670.56 1.11 vs. REPEAT
AFVABC7:00PM5,827,000
5,827,000 0.97
0.97
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM
1,158,000 (1,158,000)
0.35 (0.35)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,113,0007,637,000 (2,524,000)1.552.04 (0.49)
NBA Post GameABC7:44PM
3,228,000 (3,228,000)
1.06 (1.06)
The OTFox7:47PM11,250,0001,220,000 10,030,000 3.540.40 3.14 vs. Bobs(R)
RansomCBS8:41PM6,652,0003,413,000 3,239,000 0.850.48 0.37 PREMIERE vs. Lucy(R)
Bachelor CountdownABC8:00PM3,121,000
3,121,000 0.83
0.83
ABC MovieABC8:00PM
3,672,000 (3,672,000)
1.13 (1.13)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,724,00013,263,000 (1,539,000)3.723.67 0.05
The MickFox8:00PM8,579,0001,482,000 7,097,000 2.810.50 2.31 PREMIERE vs. Simpsons(R)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM23,820,00021,413,000 2,407,000 7.406.40 1.00 831-1135P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,486,000
3,486,000 1.34
1.34 1-HOUR
Son of ZornFox8:30PM
1,009,000 (1,009,000)
0.35 (0.35)
Pure GeniusCBS9:41PM5,461,0002,496,000 2,965,000 0.690.30 0.39 vs. Van Dyke(R)
To Tell the TruthABC9:00PM3,729,000
3,729,000 0.75
0.75 PREMIERE
Family GuyFox9:00PM
1,303,000 (1,303,000)
0.48 (0.48)
Family GuyFox9:30PM2,206,0001,164,000 1,042,000 0.900.37 0.53 REPEAT vs. Last Man(R)
NCIS: LACBS10:41PM4,467,0002,478,000 1,989,000 0.650.33 0.32 REPEAT vs. MacGyver(R)
ConvictionABC10:00PM2,056,000
2,056,000 0.40
0.40
SpeechlessABC10:00PM
2,102,000 (2,102,000)
0.62 (0.62)
black-ishABC10:30PM
1,955,000 (1,955,000)
0.53 (0.53)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM7,356,0004,872,000 2,484,000 1.380.83 0.55 vs. REPEAT
The BachelorABC8:00PM6,620,000
6,620,000 2.14
2.14 PREMIERE 8-10P
Charlie Brown New YearABC8:00PM
3,886,000 (3,886,000)
0.88 (0.88)
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM4,952,000
4,952,000 1.31
1.31 PREMIERE 8-10P
Hairspray Live!NBC8:00PM
2,472,000 (2,472,000)
0.53 (0.53)
MasterChefFox8:00PM2,921,000
2,921,000 0.94
0.94 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM
1,338,000 (1,338,000)
0.35 (0.35)
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM787,000833,000 (46,000)0.260.28 (0.02)REPEAT 8-10P vs. 8-930P
SupergirlCW8:00PM

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Man with a PlanCBS8:30PM6,551,0004,080,000 2,471,000 1.240.68 0.56 vs. REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM5,876,0003,807,000 2,069,000 1.330.65 0.68 vs. Kevin(R)
Rudolph's Shiny New YearABC9:00PM
2,928,000 (2,928,000)
0.73 (0.73)
LuciferFox9:00PM
1,591,000 (1,591,000)
0.37 (0.37)
Women's HonorsCW9:00PM

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The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM5,328,0003,625,000 1,703,000 0.980.64 0.34 vs. Man(R)
Whose Line It It?CW9:30PM
595,000 (595,000)
0.21 (0.21)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,366,0003,544,000 3,822,000 1.200.55 0.65 vs. REPEAT
Jimmy Kimmel SpecialABC10:00PM3,560,0002,316,000 1,244,000 1.040.53 0.51 vs. Baking(R)
The WallNBC10:00PM4,527,000
4,527,000 1.19
1.19










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM15,794,0009,490,000 6,304,000 1.821.08 0.74 vs. REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,618,0004,544,000 2,074,000 1.670.94 0.73 vs. REPEAT
The WallNBC8:00PM6,792,0004,795,000 1,997,000 1.731.09 0.64 vs. REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PM2,476,0001,527,000 949,000 1.070.47 0.60 vs. Brooklyn(R)
The FlashCW8:00PM964,000880,000 84,000 0.310.25 0.06 REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,620,0003,733,000 1,887,000 1.600.88 0.72 vs. REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PM3,374,0001,111,000 2,263,000 1.280.35 0.93 vs. New Girl(R)
BullCBS9:00PM11,304,000
11,304,000 1.54
1.54
Kennedy Center HonorsCBS9:00PM
8,620,000 (8,620,000)
0.97 (0.97)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM4,369,0003,024,000 1,345,000 1.350.80 0.55 vs. REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC9:00PM7,621,0003,600,000 4,021,000 1.650.79 0.86 vs. This Is Us(R)
BonesFox9:00PM3,432,0001,749,000 1,683,000 0.920.41 0.51 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
No TomorrowCW9:00PM508,000595,000 (87,000)0.160.16 - vs. REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM3,285,0002,425,000 860,000 1.030.70 0.33 vs. REPEAT
NCIS: NOCBS10:00PM9,623,000
9,623,000 1.24
1.24
David Blaine SpecialABC10:00PM2,207,0003,283,000 (1,076,000)0.660.86 (0.20)REPEAT vs. 20/20
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,894,0002,853,000 5,041,000 1.740.56 1.18 vs. Fire(R)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,406,0006,721,000 (315,000)1.211.13 0.08
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,730,0004,261,000 2,469,000 1.931.03 0.90 vs. REPEAT
BlindspotNBC8:00PM5,139,0004,527,000 612,000 1.090.82 0.27 vs. SVU(R)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM6,206,000
6,206,000 1.46
1.46
Foster Farms Bowl PreFox8:00PM
1,664,000 (1,664,000)
0.44 (0.44)
ArrowCW8:00PM745,000875,000 (130,000)0.240.27 (0.03)REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PM5,748,0003,573,000 2,175,000 1.700.93 0.77 vs. REPEAT
Foster Farm's BowlFox8:30PM
2,628,000 (2,628,000)
0.69 (0.69)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,265,0004,209,000 3,056,000 1.350.70 0.65 vs. MacGyver(R)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,568,0004,150,000 3,418,000 2.351.05 1.30 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,823,0004,799,000 1,024,000 1.471.01 0.46 vs. REPEAT
StarFox9:00PM4,716,000
4,716,000 1.59
1.59
FrequencyCW9:00PM667,000836,000 (169,000)0.190.27 (0.08)vs. Supergirl(R)
black-ishABC9:30PM5,791,0003,660,000 2,131,000 1.670.99 0.68 vs. REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM5,975,0003,681,000 2,294,000 0.950.73 0.22 vs. Minds(R)
Match GameABC10:00PM4,897,0003,496,000 1,401,000 1.350.84 0.51 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,297,0004,636,000 1,661,000 1.450.95 0.50 vs. REPEAT










Thursday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,663,0009,233,000 7,430,000 3.601.66 1.94 vs. REPEAT
Great Holiday BakingABC8:00PM5,015,0003,632,000 1,383,000 1.000.72 0.28 vs. REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,455,0002,990,000 1,465,000 1.200.76 0.44 vs. REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,680,0002,021,000 1,659,000 1.200.64 0.56 vs. REPEAT
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,027,0001,010,000 17,000 0.300.25 0.05 REPEAT
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM9,674,0005,998,000 3,676,000 1.901.14 0.76 vs. REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM3,554,0002,383,000 1,171,000 1.000.62 0.38 vs. REPEAT
MomCBS9:00PM8,459,0005,479,000 2,980,000 1.700.95 0.75 vs. REPEAT
Truth and Lies MenendezABC9:00PM7,015,000
7,015,000 1.60
1.60 9-11P
American HousewifeABC9:00PM
2,527,000 (2,527,000)
0.64 (0.64)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,219,000
6,219,000 1.20
1.20
AGT HolidayNBC9:00PM
3,586,000 (3,586,000)
0.70 (0.70)
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM3,464,0002,003,000 1,461,000 1.100.73 0.37 vs. REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM802,000717,000 85,000 0.200.19 0.01 REPEAT
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,707,0004,607,000 2,100,000 1.400.83 0.57 vs. REPEAT
SpeechlessABC9:30PM
2,230,000 (2,230,000)
0.59 (0.59)
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM5,317,0003,994,000 1,323,000 0.800.62 0.18 vs. Scorpion(R)
Modern FamilyABC10:00PM
2,455,000 (2,455,000)
0.71 (0.71)
Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PM
2,093,000 (2,093,000)
0.60 (0.60)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,183,000
5,183,000 1.00
1.00










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM8,478,0004,523,000 3,955,000 1.200.58 0.62 vs. REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,709,0004,696,000 3,013,000 1.500.68 0.82 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC8:00PM4,460,0002,767,000 1,693,000 0.900.48 0.42 PREMIERE vs. Caught
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,049,0002,086,000 963,000 0.600.43 0.17 vs. Bones(R)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM705,000
705,000 0.20
0.20
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM
968,000 (968,000)
0.27 (0.27)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,534,0003,283,000 2,251,000 1.100.53 0.57 vs. REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,021,0005,250,000 4,771,000 1.200.54 0.66 vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,879,0003,682,000 2,197,000 1.400.72 0.68 vs. REPEAT
Emerald CityNBC9:00PM4,475,0004,379,000 96,000 1.100.87 0.23 PREMIERE 9-11P vs. Dateline
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM2,206,0001,336,000 870,000 0.600.32 0.28 vs. REPEAT
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM582,000
582,000 0.20
0.20
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,711,0005,544,000 5,167,000 1.300.58 0.72 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM6,372,0005,115,000 1,257,000 1.400.77 0.63
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
RansomCBS8:00PM3,264,0002,864,000 400,000 0.400.41 (0.01)vs. Crimetime
To Tell the TruthABC8:00PM5,288,000
5,288,000 1.40
1.40 REPEAT
New Year's Rockin EveABC8:00PM
6,608,000 (6,608,000)
1.86 (1.86)
NFL Playoffs PreNBC8:00PM20,188,000
20,188,000 6.00
6.00
Toast to 2016NBC8:00PM
3,725,000 (3,725,000)
0.87 (0.87)
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM1,038,0001,297,000 (259,000)0.300.28 0.02 REPEAT vs. Bones(R)
NBC NFL Wild CardNBC8:15PM26,500,000
26,500,000 9.30
9.30 815-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM2,947,0002,898,000 49,000 0.400.35 0.05 REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs(R)
Truth and LiesABC9:00PM3,606,000
3,606,000 0.80
0.80 9-11P REPEAT
StarFox9:00PM996,0001,487,000 (491,000)0.300.32 (0.02)REPEAT vs. Lethal(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,463,0003,560,000 (97,000)0.500.45 0.05 vs. REPEAT
New Year's Rockin EveABC10:00PM
11,556,000 (11,556,000)
3.59 (3.59)
Late Night Seth MeyersNBC10:00PM
3,224,000 (3,224,000)
0.83 (0.83)


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 16 (Jan. 2-8) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,663,0003.60
The MickFox8:00PMSun8,579,0002.81PREMIERE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,568,0002.35
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,730,0001.93
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu9,674,0001.90
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,459,0001.70
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed5,748,0001.70
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,791,0001.67
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue6,618,0001.67
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,620,0001.60
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,709,0001.5
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,707,0001.40
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon7,356,0001.38
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue4,369,0001.35
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,486,0001.341 HOUR
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon5,876,0001.33
The MickFox8:30PMTue3,374,0001.28
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon6,551,0001.24
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,455,0001.20
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,534,0001.1
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,476,0001.07
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue3,285,0001.03
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu3,554,0001.00
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon5,328,0000.98
Family GuyFox9:30PMSun2,206,0000.90REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Kevin Can WaitCBS9:00PMMon


Man with a PlanCBS9:30PMMon


SpeechlessABC10:00PMSun


American HousewifeABC9:00PMThu


SpeechlessABC9:30PMThu


Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PMThu


black-ishABC10:30PMSun


I Love Lucy XmasCBS8:00PMSun


Dick Van Dyke XmasCBS9:00PMSun


Great NewsNBC8:00PMThu


MarlonNBC9:30PMThu


PowerlessNBC8:30PMTue


Trial & ErrorsNBC9:00PMTue


Superior DonutsCBS9:30PMThu


Downward DogABC9:00PMTue


Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue


Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
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03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
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Superstore - "Mateo's Last Day" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Mateo (Nico Santos) faces complications with his transfer to a Cloud 9 Signature store, he becomes desperate to resolve his undocumented status. Meanwhile, Amy (America Ferrera) helps Glenn (Mark McKinney) battle an Internet troll, Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) try to give Mateo legal counsel, and Dina (Lauren Ash) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) take issue with corporate.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 20)

Thursday, March 23

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Stephanie is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Joey/Friends) - Matt visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will also be on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Zosia Mamet (Girls) - Zosia is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nick D'Agosto (Trial & Error) - Nick is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens/Unfabulous) - Emma talks about The Blackcoat's Daughter on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody talks about Wilson on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. Woody and Laura Dern will be on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.