Sunday, February 05, 2017

Week 20 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did


2016-17 Week 20 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.22/7 rating/share (-15% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. ABC  3.11/5 (-10%); #3. NBC 2.89/5 (-5%); #4. Fox 2.11/4 (-8%); #5. The CW 1.09/2 (+3%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 6.712 million (-16% from first four nights week 19); #2. ABC 4.751 million (-12%); #3. NBC 4.560 million (-5%); #4. Fox 3.418 million (-8%); #5. The CW 1.763 million (+3%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.33/5 rating/share (-12% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. CBS 1.17/4 (-9%); #3. NBC 1.05/4 (-9%); #4. Fox 1.00/4 (-9%); #5. The CW 0.61/2 (+5%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 19 (1/23/17-1/29/17, LIVE+SD). ABC won the week in A18-49, as there was no NFL at all this week, and did a 1.28 rating.  CBS was  #2 with a 1.07 rating.  Fox was #3 with a 1.06 rating, while NBC was #4 with a 0.95 rating  No NFL in prime to boost anyone's averages! Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 7.477 million, with ABC #2 at 4.949  million.  NBC was #3 with 4.174 million and Fox at #4 with 3.641 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-2/2/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 2.15 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.65 rating, which is heavily inflated by a high 7-game World Series, and may take over for #1 after tonight with the Super Bowl. CBS is  #3 with a 1.57 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.24 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS back to #1 at 8.492 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.007 million. World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 5.444 million as ABC is #4 with 5.200 million. Will be interesting how close to #1 or #2 Fox gets in total viewers after tonight's Super Bowl.

Back to week 20 (Jan. 30-Feb. 5), 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 20 (Jan. 30-Feb. 5) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 29)(Week 19)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,505,000
11,505,000 1.20
1.20
AFVABC7:00PM6,164,0004,530,0001,634,000 1.210.740.47 REPEAT
Miss UniverseFox7:00PM5,222,000
5,222,000 1.45
1.45 7-10P
Son of ZornFox7:00PM
3,716,000(3,716,000)
1.42(1.42)
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC7:00PM1,154,000
1,154,000 0.36
0.36 7-9P REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM
4,911,000(4,911,000)
0.77(0.77)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM
2,292,000(2,292,000)
0.92(0.92)
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM11,289,000
11,289,000 1.36
1.36
To Tell the TruthABC8:00PM4,759,0003,240,0001,519,000 1.050.630.42 vs. REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
2,589,000(2,589,000)
1.02(1.02)
NBC MovieNBC8:30PM
2,325,000(2,325,000)
0.58(0.58)
Son of ZornFox8:30PM
1,997,000(1,997,000)
0.86(0.86)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM8,705,000
8,705,000 0.88
0.88
To Tell the TruthABC9:00PM4,051,0003,013,0001,038,000 1.030.640.39 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM3,855,000
3,855,000 0.85
0.85 9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM
2,117,000(2,117,000)
0.96(0.96)
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM
2,012,000(2,012,000)
0.87(0.87)
AFC Champ Post GameCBS9:51PM
22,655,000(22,655,000)
7.73(7.73)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,436,00011,846,000(6,410,000)0.654.06(3.41)vs. Hunted
ConvictionABC10:00PM2,433,0001,680,000753,000 0.530.300.23 vs. Quant(R)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM8,434,0008,616,000(182,000)1.561.74(0.18)REPEAT vs. Kevin
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,234,0007,348,000(114,000)2.332.42(0.09)8-10P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM3,707,0003,904,000(197,000)0.961.05(0.09)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,461,0003,603,000(142,000)1.131.21(0.08)
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,348,0002,652,000(304,000)0.700.78(0.08)
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM6,385,0007,686,000(1,301,000)1.211.56(0.35)REPEAT vs. Man
The Odd CoupleCBS9:00PM5,784,0007,063,000(1,279,000)1.091.70(0.61)vs. 2 Broke
LuciferFox9:00PM4,187,0004,170,00017,000 1.231.180.05
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM909,000988,000(79,000)0.280.37(0.09)
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM5,301,0007,109,000(1,808,000)0.931.62(0.69)vs. Bang(R)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM5,303,0007,770,000(2,467,000)0.781.31(0.53)REPEAT
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,758,0002,914,000(156,000)0.740.83(0.09)
TimelessNBC10:00PM3,506,0003,456,00050,000 0.860.86-










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM
16,211,000(16,211,000)
1.88(1.88)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:22PM5,482,000
5,482,000 0.73
0.73 REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:18PM3,974,0004,391,000(417,000)0.861.03(0.17)REPEAT
The WallNBC8:17PM4,602,0006,614,000(2,012,000)1.061.59(0.53)REPEAT
New GirlFox8:20PM1,664,0002,354,000(690,000)0.530.92(0.39)REPEAT
The FlashCW8:00PM3,063,0002,684,000379,000 1.090.950.14
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM4,464,000
4,464,000 0.68
0.68 REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:48PM3,142,0003,418,000(276,000)0.780.91(0.13)REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PM2,967,0002,760,000207,000 1.061.040.02
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS9:00PM6,469,00011,173,000(4,704,000)0.891.31(0.42)vs. Bull
Fresh off The BoatABC9:18PM2,541,0002,792,000(251,000)0.690.77(0.08)REPEAT
The WallNBC9:00PM6,064,0009,629,000(3,565,000)1.522.83(1.31)vs. This
BonesFox9:00PM3,760,0003,051,000709,000 0.850.87(0.02)
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM1,776,0001,750,00026,000 0.670.620.05
The Real O'NealsABC9:48PM1,931,0002,029,000(98,000)0.510.59(0.08)REPEAT
BullCBS10:00PM5,667,0009,178,000(3,511,000)0.621.12(0.50)REPEAT vs. NCIS NO
Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,152,0002,001,000151,000 0.610.65(0.04)
This Is UsNBC10:00PM4,501,0007,381,000(2,880,000)0.971.75(0.78)REPEAT vs. Fire










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
HuntedCBS8:00PM5,389,0005,479,000(90,000)1.261.33(0.07)vs. 8-10P
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM4,730,0004,761,000(31,000)1.161.16- REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM4,620,0004,215,000405,000 0.910.850.06 REPEAT
Showtime at ApolloFox8:00PM3,185,0006,280,000(3,095,000)0.761.42(0.66)vs. Lethal
ArrowCW8:00PM1,908,0001,682,000226,000 0.620.560.06
SpeechlessABC8:30PM3,961,0004,015,000(54,000)0.961.07(0.11)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,455,000
7,455,000 1.30
1.30
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,135,0004,442,000(307,000)1.081.16(0.08)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM4,674,0005,210,000(536,000)1.091.060.03 REPEAT
StarFox9:00PM4,051,0003,791,000260,000 1.261.150.11
The 100CW9:00PM1,212,000793,000419,000 0.430.260.17 PREMIERE vs. Freq
black-ishABC9:30PM3,646,0003,896,000(250,000)1.001.09(0.09)REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,798,0005,683,0001,115,000 1.080.900.18
Match GameABC10:00PM3,056,0007,502,000(4,446,000)0.831.72(0.89)REPEAT vs. Trump
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,459,0004,420,00039,000 0.900.840.06 REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,657,0009,353,0005,304,000 3.141.631.51 vs. REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,494,0009,585,000(1,091,000)2.262.59(0.33)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM3,993,0002,782,0001,211,000 1.250.700.55 vs. REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,669,0003,982,000(313,000)1.121.24(0.12)
SupernaturalCW8:00PM1,732,0001,720,00012,000 0.620.580.04
Superior DonutsCBS8:30PM10,538,0007,024,0003,514,000 1.921.160.76 PREMIERE vs. Mom(R)
PowerlessNBC8:30PM3,098,0002,407,000691,000 1.080.690.39 PREMIERE vs. Superstore(R)
MomCBS9:00PM8,707,000
8,707,000 1.60
1.60
Mary Tyler Moore SpecialCBS9:00PM
6,549,000(6,549,000)
0.78(0.78)
ScandalABC9:00PM6,539,0007,623,000(1,084,000)1.742.05(0.31)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,304,0004,035,0002,269,000 1.240.760.48 vs. REPEAT
My Kitchen RulesFox9:00PM2,180,0002,148,00032,000 0.730.74(0.01)
RiverdaleCW9:00PM1,151,0001,378,000(227,000)0.430.51(0.08)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,624,000
6,624,000 1.26
1.26
Training DayCBS10:00PM4,726,0005,198,000(472,000)0.880.750.13 PREMIERE vs. Pure
How to Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM4,688,0005,414,000(726,000)1.281.52(0.24)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,047,0002,520,0002,527,000 0.920.500.42 vs. REPEAT










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,498,0005,135,0002,363,000 1.000.780.22 vs. REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,623,0007,014,000(391,000)1.201.25(0.05)
GrimmNBC8:00PM4,133,0004,281,000(148,000)0.800.83(0.03)
RosewoodFox8:00PM2,605,0002,833,000(228,000)0.600.61(0.01)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM988,000943,00045,000 0.400.340.06
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,779,0005,180,000(401,000)0.901.02(0.12)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,676,0007,144,0002,532,000 1.100.840.26 vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,650,0005,968,000(318,000)1.301.36(0.06)
Emerald CityNBC9:00PM2,471,0002,790,000(319,000)0.600.60-
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM1,846,0002,157,000(311,000)0.500.61(0.11)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM581,000590,000(9,000)0.200.190.01 FINALE
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,068,0007,126,0002,942,000 1.200.850.35 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM4,583,0005,524,000(941,000)1.000.830.17
DatelineNBC10:00PM3,744,0003,837,000(93,000)0.700.96(0.26)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
RansomCBS8:00PM2,860,0003,280,000(420,000)0.400.40-
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM1,840,0001,907,000(67,000)0.500.440.06
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,140,0004,878,000(738,000)0.700.75(0.05)8-10P
NFL HonorsFox8:00PM3,170,0002,189,000981,000 0.800.780.02 8-10P vs. UFC
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM2,570,0003,259,000(689,000)0.801.02(0.22)830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,780,0003,961,000(181,000)0.400.390.01 REPEAT
StarFox9:00PM

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48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,480,0004,996,000(516,000)0.600.75(0.15)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,930,0003,261,000(331,000)0.700.78(0.08)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 20 (Jan. 30-Feb. 5) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,657,0003.14
Superior DonutsCBS8:30PMThu10,538,0001.92PREMIERE
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,707,0001.60
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon8,434,0001.56REPEAT
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,624,0001.26
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu3,993,0001.25
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMMon6,385,0001.21REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,623,0001.2
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed4,730,0001.16REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS9:00PMMon5,784,0001.09
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,135,0001.08REPEAT
PowerlessNBC8:30PMTue3,098,0001.08PREMIERE
The MickFox8:30PMTue2,967,0001.06
black-ishABC9:30PMWed3,646,0001.00REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed3,961,0000.96REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon5,301,0000.93FINALE
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,779,0000.9
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue3,974,0000.86REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue3,142,0000.78REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:22PMTue5,482,0000.73REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue2,541,0000.69REPEAT
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMTue4,468,0000.68REPEAT
New GirlFox8:20PMTue1,664,0000.53REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue1,931,0000.51REPEAT
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

completed
Great NewsNBC8:00PMThu


MarlonNBC9:30PMThu


Trial & ErrorsNBC9:00PMTue


Downward DogABC9:00PMTue


Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue


Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 18

Kevin Can Wait - "The Might've Before Christmas" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
While Vanessa and the Gable family gather around the Christmas tree, Vanessa and Kevin reminisce about their first patrol together.

Man with a Plan - "Adam Gets Neighborly" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Adam and Andi try to get back in their neighbors’ good graces after no one shows up to their potluck. Sherri Shepherd and Tim Meadows guest star as Joy and Rudy Randall, the Burns’ new neighbors.

Superior Donuts - "Electile Dysfunction" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Arthur suddenly decides to run against Fawz in a local election, his campaign manager, Franco, tries to help his boss bring home a win. Also, Tush and Randy realize they crossed paths long before the donut shop, and the encounter was hardly sweet.

9JKL - "It Happened One Night" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Josh and Nick coach their friend Luke (Tone Bell) on how to amicably break up with his girlfriend, Sydney (Ginger Gonzaga), so that it won’t jeopardize Josh’s spot in her coveted spin class. Also, Judy and Harry invite their rivals, Dick (Fred Willard) and Lenore (Christina Pickles) Stevenson, over to play bridge, and Andrew and Eve celebrate their anniversary with their own gift-giving tradition.

Tarantula - "Pajattery" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Echo discovers Paja's secret and decides to share it with the rest of the Tarantula residents, with unforeseen consequences.

Tarantula - "Frog Flog" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
A rift develops in their friendship when Echo and Booty build their own hot springs.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 18)

Monday, December 18

  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Watch Jim on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) - Mark is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Anna visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti performs the holiday classic Don't Save It All For Christmas Day on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice) - Henry drops by Access Hollywood Live and Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (Big Day) - Leslie is a guest on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish) - Jenifer chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy/American Dad!/The Cleveland Show) - Seth appears on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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