Sunday, January 29, 2017

Week 19 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 19 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.99/9 rating/share (-5% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. ABC  3.46/6 (+21%); #3. NBC 3.05/5 (-16%); #4. Fox 2.30/4 (even); #5. The CW 1.06/2 (+77%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.015 million (-6% from first four nights week 18); #2. ABC 5.394 million (+21%); #3. NBC 4.824 million (-16%); #4. Fox 3.704 million (-1%); #5. The CW 1.706 million (+76%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.51/5 rating/share (+21% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. CBS 1.29/5 (-9%); #3. NBC 1.15/4 (-15%); #4. Fox 1.10/4 (-1%); #5. The CW 0.58/2 (+123%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 18 (1/16/17-1/22/17, LIVE+SD). CBS of course won the week in A18-49, boosted by a prime NFL AFC Championship Game on Sunday, and did a 3.29 rating.  ABC was a distant #2 with a 1.06 rating.  NBC was #3 with a 1.02 rating, without any NFL coverage, while Fox was #4 with a 0.91 rating  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 13.287 million, with NBC #2 at 4.588  million.  ABC was #3 with 4.095 million and Fox at #4 with 2.997 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-1/26/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 2.22 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.68 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 1.25 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS back to #1 at 8.585 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.226 million. World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 5.436 million but ABC at #4 with 5.233 million.

Back to week 19 (Jan. 23-29), 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. 23-29) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 22)(Week 18)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM
7,446,000 (7,446,000)
0.71 (0.71)
AFVABC7:00PM4,530,0004,054,000 476,000 0.740.68 0.06 REPEAT
Son of ZornFox7:00PM3,716,000
3,716,000 1.42
1.42 REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM4,911,000
4,911,000 0.77
0.77 7-830P
The WallNBC7:00PM
2,711,000 (2,711,000)
0.74 (0.74)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM
3,559,000 (3,559,000)
0.98 (0.98)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,292,000
2,292,000 0.92
0.92 REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM
8,584,000 (8,584,000)
1.03 (1.03)
To Tell the TruthABC8:00PM3,240,0003,951,000 (711,000)0.630.79 (0.16)REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:11PM
23,077,000 (23,077,000)
7.06 (7.06)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,589,0006,901,000 (4,312,000)1.022.78 (1.76)REPEAT vs. 1-HR ep
NFL Post GameFox8:08PM
28,860,000 (28,860,000)
9.88 (9.88)
NBC MovieNBC8:30PM2,325,00037,113,000 (34,788,000)0.5811.96 (11.38)830-11P vs. NFL Playoffs
Son of ZornFox8:30PM1,997,000
1,997,000 0.86
0.86
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM
7,535,000 (7,535,000)
0.74 (0.74)
To Tell the TruthABC9:00PM3,013,0003,730,000 (717,000)0.640.82 (0.18)REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,117,0004,088,000 (1,971,000)0.961.66 (0.70)REPEAT vs. Mick
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM2,012,0003,549,000 (1,537,000)0.871.42 (0.55)REPEAT vs. Guy
AFC Champ Post GameCBS9:51PM22,655,000
22,655,000 7.73
7.73
HuntedCBS10:08PM11,846,0004,357,000 7,489,000 4.060.54 3.52 PREMIERE vs. Elem
QuanticoABC10:00PM1,680,0002,237,000 (557,000)0.300.42 (0.12)REPEAT vs. Conviction
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM8,616,0008,644,000 (28,000)1.741.74 -
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,348,0007,113,000 235,000 2.422.34 0.08 8-10P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM3,904,0004,333,000 (429,000)1.051.19 (0.14) 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,603,0003,691,000 (88,000)1.211.20 0.01
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,652,000
2,652,000 0.78
0.78
Howie Mandel All-StarCW8:00PM
1,407,000 (1,407,000)
0.34 (0.34)
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PM7,686,0007,703,000 (17,000)1.561.50 0.06
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM7,063,0006,400,000 663,000 1.701.47 0.23
LuciferFox9:00PM4,170,0003,974,000 196,000 1.181.10 0.08
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM988,000
988,000 0.37
0.37
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM7,109,0005,610,000 1,499,000 1.621.13 0.49 REPEAT vs. Odd
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,770,0007,805,000 (35,000)1.311.19 0.12
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,914,000
2,914,000 0.83
0.83
Big FanABC10:00PM
3,040,000 (3,040,000)
1.00 (1.00)
Big FanABC10:30PM
2,232,000 (2,232,000)
0.69 (0.69)
TimelessNBC10:00PM3,456,0003,453,000 3,000 0.860.88 (0.02)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,211,00015,501,000 710,000 1.881.86 0.02
The MiddleABC8:00PM4,391,0006,521,000 (2,130,000)1.031.68 (0.65)REPEAT
The WallNBC8:00PM6,614,0006,623,000 (9,000)1.591.72 (0.13)
New GirlFox8:00PM2,354,0002,370,000 (16,000)0.921.01 (0.09)
The FlashCW8:00PM2,684,000979,000 1,705,000 0.950.30 0.65 vs. REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PM3,418,0005,321,000 (1,903,000)0.911.50 (0.59)REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PM2,760,0002,765,000 (5,000)1.041.09 (0.05)
BullCBS9:00PM11,173,00011,110,000 63,000 1.311.47 (0.16)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM2,792,0003,907,000 (1,115,000)0.771.17 (0.40)REPEAT
This Is UsNBC9:00PM9,629,0009,594,000 35,000 2.832.57 0.26
BonesFox9:00PM3,051,0002,922,000 129,000 0.870.77 0.10
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM1,750,000584,000 1,166,000 0.620.21 0.41 vs. No Tomorrow
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM2,029,0002,807,000 (778,000)0.590.84 (0.25)REPEAT
NCIS: NOCBS10:00PM9,178,0009,326,000 (148,000)1.121.18 (0.06)
Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,001,0002,027,000 (26,000)0.650.63 0.02
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,381,0007,149,000 232,000 1.751.60 0.15










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
HuntedCBS8:00PM5,479,000
5,479,000 1.33
1.33 8-10P
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM
5,833,000 (5,833,000)
1.09 (1.09)
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM4,761,0005,504,000 (743,000)1.161.49 (0.33)REPEAT vs. Fresh
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM4,215,0004,730,000 (515,000)0.850.89 (0.04)REPEAT vs. Blindspot
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM6,280,0006,292,000 (12,000)1.421.39 0.03
ArrowCW8:00PM1,682,000828,000 854,000 0.560.22 0.34 vs. REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PM4,015,0005,393,000 (1,378,000)1.071.60 (0.53)REPEAT
People's Choice AwardsCBS9:00PM
6,704,000 (6,704,000)
1.21 (1.21)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,442,0004,551,000 (109,000)1.161.35 (0.19)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,210,0006,460,000 (1,250,000)1.061.39 (0.33)REPEAT
StarFox9:00PM3,791,0003,958,000 (167,000)1.151.23 (0.08)
FrequencyCW9:00PM793,000734,000 59,000 0.260.20 0.06
black-ishABC9:30PM3,896,0004,602,000 (706,000)1.091.44 (0.35)REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM5,683,000
5,683,000 0.90
0.90
Trump First InterviewABC10:00PM7,502,0003,507,000 3,995,000 1.720.99 0.73 vs. Match(R)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,420,0007,112,000 (2,692,000)0.841.49 (0.65)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM9,353,00015,154,000 (5,801,000)1.633.35 (1.72)REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM9,585,0003,984,000 5,601,000 2.590.76 1.83 vs. REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM2,782,000
2,782,000 0.70
0.70 REPEAT
The Good PlaceNBC8:00PM
3,931,000 (3,931,000)
1.12 (1.12)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,982,0003,915,000 67,000 1.241.29 (0.05)
SupernaturalCW8:00PM1,720,000959,000 761,000 0.580.23 0.35 vs. Legends(R)
MomCBS8:30PM7,024,0007,808,000 (784,000)1.161.65 (0.49)REPEAT vs. Indoors
SuperstoreNBC8:30PM2,407,000
2,407,000 0.69
0.69 REPEAT
Mary Tyler Moore SpecialCBS9:00PM6,549,000
6,549,000 0.78
0.78
MomCBS9:00PM
8,571,000 (8,571,000)
1.72 (1.72)
ScandalABC9:00PM7,623,0002,972,000 4,651,000 2.050.63 1.42 PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM4,035,0006,410,000 (2,375,000)0.761.18 (0.42)REPEAT
My Kitchen RulesFox9:00PM2,148,0002,426,000 (278,000)0.740.84 (0.10)
RiverdaleCW9:00PM1,378,000851,000 527,000 0.510.25 0.26 PREMIERE vs. Supernatural(R)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM
6,948,000 (6,948,000)
1.51 (1.51)
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM5,198,0005,270,000 (72,000)0.750.82 (0.07)
How to Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM5,414,0004,872,000 542,000 1.520.90 0.62 vs. 20/20
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM2,520,0005,013,000 (2,493,000)0.500.99 (0.49)REPEAT










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM5,169,0004,719,000 450,000 0.800.72 0.08 REPEAT vs. Challenge
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,957,0006,390,000 567,000 1.201.35 (0.15)
GrimmNBC8:00PM4,178,0004,289,000 (111,000)0.800.85 (0.05)
RosewoodFox8:00PM2,818,0002,869,000 (51,000)0.600.63 (0.03)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM960,000863,000 97,000 0.300.32 (0.02)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,210,0004,644,000 566,000 1.001.02 (0.02)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM7,078,0008,414,000 (1,336,000)0.801.01 (0.21)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,903,0004,313,000 1,590,000 1.301.00 0.30 vs. REPEAT
Emerald CityNBC9:00PM2,742,0002,829,000 (87,000)0.600.71 (0.11)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM2,153,0001,914,000 239,000 0.600.50 0.10
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM595,000565,000 30,000 0.200.22 (0.02)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM7,094,0009,770,000 (2,676,000)0.801.17 (0.37)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM5,584,0004,461,000 1,123,000 0.900.93 (0.03)
DatelineNBC10:00PM3,781,0003,062,000 719,000 0.900.77 0.13










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
RansomCBS8:00PM3,310,0003,605,000 (295,000)0.400.45 (0.05)
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM2,190,0001,922,000 268,000 0.500.43 0.07
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,850,000
4,850,000 0.80
0.80 8-10P
Figure SkatingNBC8:00PM
2,811,000 (2,811,000)
0.42 (0.42)
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM2,020,000
2,020,000 0.70
0.70 8-10P
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM
1,817,000 (1,817,000)
0.38 (0.38)
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM2,580,0003,598,000 (1,018,000)0.801.16 (0.36)830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,660,0003,876,000 (216,000)0.400.63 (0.23)REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs
StarFox9:00PM
1,192,000 (1,192,000)
0.27 (0.27)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,040,0004,495,000 545,000 0.700.75 (0.05)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,240,000
3,240,000 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. 23-29) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon8,616,0001.74
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon7,063,0001.70
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu9,353,0001.63REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMMon7,109,0001.62REPEAT
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon7,686,0001.56
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun3,716,0001.42REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,957,0001.2
MomCBS8:30PMThu7,024,0001.16REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,442,0001.16REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed4,761,0001.16REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed3,896,0001.09REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed4,015,0001.07REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PMTue2,760,0001.04
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue4,391,0001.03REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,589,0001.02REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,210,0001.0
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,117,0000.96REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,292,0000.92REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,354,0000.92
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue3,418,0000.91REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun2,012,0000.87REPEAT
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun1,997,0000.86
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue2,792,0000.77REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu2,782,0000.70REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMThu2,407,0000.69REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue2,029,0000.59REPEAT
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

completed
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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02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
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02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
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02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
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03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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The Great Indoors - "Aaron Wolf" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.