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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, January 23

Kevin Can Wait - "Choke Doubt" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Kevin brags about saving a man from choking after hearing how much attention his brother Kyle is receiving for saving a cat. Adam Ferrara guest stars as Bill, a man Kevin saves from choking, and “The Insider” correspondent Michael Yo guest stars as Tom, a morning show anchor who interviews Kyle.

Man with a Plan - "The Talk" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam and Andi have the dreaded “talk” with Teddy and Kate, their awkward approach makes the kids horribly uncomfortable.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Emergency Contractor" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Max and Caroline get home from their road trip, Caroline discovers she likes the dessert bar renovations as much as she likes Bobby (Christopher Gorham), the contractor on the job. Also, Max rushes to Randy’s side when she hears he’s in the hospital in New York City, and Sophie joins a mommy group that cares more about partying than baby talk.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Conjugal Conjecture" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Sheldon’s mother and Leonard's father share an evening together, everyone deals with an awkward morning the next day. Also, Penny’s family arrives for the wedding ceremony, including her anxiety-ridden mother, Susan (Katey Sagal), and her drug dealing brother, Randall (Jack McBrayer). Dean Norris guest stars as Colonel Williams, an Air Force Representative from the Department of Materiel Command. Christine Baranski, Laurie Metcalf, Judd Hirsch and Keith Carradine return.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23)

Monday, January 23

  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Watch Allison on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) and Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Out of Practice) - William and Henry are guests on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jade Catta-Preta (Manhattan Love Story) - Jade is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) - Justina will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and Rebecca Romjin talk about Love Locks on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. Jerry will also be on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT, on Access Hollywood Live (check your local listings) and on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta talks about Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Free Agents) - Kathryn will be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.