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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  • Regina Hall (Grandfathered) - Watch Regina on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Alison is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kevin Bacon (I Love Dick) - Kevin appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Niecy Nash (Getting On/The Soul Man/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Seinfeld) - Patrick is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey dishes on the Amazon series The Last Tycoon on People Now at 8:30am. He will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - ABC's Good Morning America has a workout with Kevin at Central Park sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Atamanuik (The President Show) - Anthony chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.