Sunday, February 12, 2017

Week 21 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did


2016-17 Week 21 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.05/9 rating/share (+20% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. ABC  3.44/6 (+11%); #3. NBC 3.39/6 (+17%); #4. Fox 2.72/5 (+29%); #5. The CW 1.07/2 (-2%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.137 million (+21% from first four nights week 20); #2. NBC 5.360 million (+18%); #3. ABC 5.358 million (+13%); #4. Fox 4.350 million (+27%); #5. The CW 1.698 million (-4%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.53/5 rating/share (+15% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. CBS 1.32/5 (+13%); #3. NBC 1.24/4 (+18%); #4. Fox 1.18/4 (-9%); #5. The CW 0.59/2 (-3%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 20 (1/30/17-2/5/17, LIVE+SD). Fox obviously won the week in A18-49, with the Super Bowl, and did a big 9.85 rating.  ABC was #2 with a 1.06 rating.  CBS was #3 with a 0.91 rating, while NBC was #4 with a 0.81 rating  Among total viewers, Fox of course was #1 with 29.710 million, with CBS #2 at 5.963  million.  ABC was #3 with 3.992 million and NBC at #4 with 3.695 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-2/2/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 2.09 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 2.05 rating thanks to the Super Bowl and also heavily inflated by a high 7-game World Series. Surprised Fox didn't take #1 after the Super Bowl. CBS is  #3 with a 1.54 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.24 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 8.406 million, followed by the dropping NBC at #2 with 7.812 million. Super Bow/World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 6.541 million as ABC is #4 with 5.157 million. The Super Bowl wasn't enough for Fox to get out of #3 in total viewers.

Back to week 21 (Feb. 6-12), 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:


Last Sunday (Jan. 29)(Week 20)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super BowlFox6:38PM111,317,000
111,317,000 37.11
37.11 638-1031P
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM2,271,00011,505,000 (9,234,000)0.221.20 (0.98)REPEAT
AFVABC7:00PM1,756,0006,164,000 (4,408,000)0.271.21 (0.94)REPEAT
Miss UniverseFox7:00PM
5,222,000 (5,222,000)
1.45 (1.45)
NBC MovieNBC7:00PM1,236,0001,154,000 82,000 0.210.36 (0.15)7-9P vs. Dateline
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM

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NCISCBS8:00PM2,905,00011,289,000 (8,384,000)0.291.36 (1.07)REPEAT vs NCIS LA
AFVABC8:00PM2,252,0004,759,000 (2,507,000)0.501.05 (0.55)REPEAT vs. Truth
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM

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Son of ZornFox8:30PM

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NCIS: NOCBS9:00PM3,155,0008,705,000 (5,550,000)0.360.88 (0.52)REPEAT vs. Madam
Shark TankABC9:00PM1,401,0004,051,000 (2,650,000)0.351.03 (0.68)REPEAT vs. Truth
DatelineNBC9:00PM1,341,0003,855,000 (2,514,000)0.350.85 (0.50)9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM

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Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM

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NCIS: LACBS10:00PM3,621,0005,436,000 (1,815,000)0.460.65 (0.19)REPEAT vs. Elem.
Shark TankABC10:00PM1,686,0002,433,000 (747,000)0.440.53 (0.09)REPEAT vs. Conviction
Super Bowl Post GmFox10:31PM61,081,000
61,081,000 21.77
21.77
24: LegacyFox11:00PM17,576,000
17,576,000 6.11
6.11 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM7,906,0008,434,000 (528,000)1.541.56 (0.02)vs. Bang(R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,466,0007,234,000 232,000 2.362.33 0.03 8-10P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM3,475,0003,707,000 (232,000)0.880.96 (0.08) 8-10P
24: LegacyFox8:00PM6,224,0003,461,000 2,763,000 1.481.13 0.35 vs. Gotham
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,428,0002,348,000 80,000 0.690.70 (0.01)
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PM7,254,0006,385,000 869,000 1.401.21 0.19 vs. Kevin(R)
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PM7,336,0005,784,000 1,552,000 1.351.09 0.26 vs. Odd
APBFox9:00PM6,101,0004,187,000 1,914,000 1.471.23 0.24 PREMIERE vs. Lucifer
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM930,000909,000 21,000 0.300.28 0.02
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM5,981,0005,301,000 680,000 1.290.93 0.36 vs. Odd
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,756,0005,303,000 2,453,000 1.230.78 0.45 vs. REPEAT
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,613,0002,758,000 (145,000)0.660.74 (0.08)
TimelessNBC10:00PM2,923,0003,506,000 (583,000)0.640.86 (0.22)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM15,568,000
15,568,000 1.67
1.67
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:22PM
5,482,000 (5,482,000)
0.73 (0.73)
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,380,0003,974,000 2,406,000 1.550.86 0.69 vs. REPEAT
The WallNBC8:00PM6,141,0004,602,000 1,539,000 1.471.06 0.41 vs. REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PM2,187,0001,664,000 523,000 0.940.53 0.41 vs. REPEAT
The FlashCW8:00PM2,906,0003,063,000 (157,000)1.101.09 0.01
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PM
4,464,000 (4,464,000)
0.68 (0.68)
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,386,0003,142,000 2,244,000 1.520.78 0.74 vs. REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PM2,456,0002,967,000 (511,000)0.941.06 (0.12)
BullCBS9:00PM10,779,0006,469,000 4,310,000 1.260.89 0.37 vs. SB Coms
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM3,816,0002,541,000 1,275,000 1.180.69 0.49 vs. REPEAT
This Is UsNBC9:00PM9,565,0006,064,000 3,501,000 2.551.52 1.03 vs. Wall
BonesFox9:00PM3,067,0003,760,000 (693,000)0.750.85 (0.10)
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM1,774,0001,776,000 (2,000)0.670.67 -
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM2,790,0001,931,000 859,000 0.910.51 0.40 vs. REPEAT
NCIS: NOCBS10:00PM9,008,0005,667,000 3,341,000 1.010.62 0.39 vs. Bull(R)
Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,084,0002,152,000 (68,000)0.690.61 0.08
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,868,0004,501,000 2,367,000 1.510.97 0.54 vs. This(R)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
HuntedCBS8:00PM5,367,0005,389,000 (22,000)1.221.26 (0.04)
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,194,0004,730,000 1,464,000 1.761.16 0.60 vs. REPEAT
BlindspotNBC8:00PM4,641,0004,620,000 21,000 0.950.91 0.04 vs. SVU(R)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM6,246,0003,185,000 3,061,000 1.300.76 0.54 vs. Apollo
ArrowCW8:00PM1,608,0001,908,000 (300,000)0.560.62 (0.06)
SpeechlessABC8:30PM5,538,0003,961,000 1,577,000 1.620.96 0.66 vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM6,700,0007,455,000 (755,000)1.171.30 (0.13)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,337,0004,135,000 3,202,000 2.261.08 1.18 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,926,0004,674,000 2,252,000 1.641.09 0.55 vs. REPEAT
StarFox9:00PM4,119,0004,051,000 68,000 1.311.26 0.05
The 100CW9:00PM1,013,0001,212,000 (199,000)0.370.43 (0.06)
black-ishABC9:30PM5,314,0003,646,000 1,668,000 1.551.00 0.55 vs. REPEAT
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,066,0006,798,000 (732,000)0.931.08 (0.15)
Match GameABC10:00PM3,543,0003,056,000 487,000 0.960.83 0.13 vs. REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,265,0004,459,000 1,806,000 1.300.90 0.40 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,145,00014,657,000 (512,000)3.033.14 (0.11)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,456,0008,494,000 (38,000)2.142.26 (0.12)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM3,541,0003,993,000 (452,000)1.091.25 (0.16)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,208,0003,669,000 539,000 1.291.12 0.17 PREMIERE vs. Hells
SupernaturalCW8:00PM1,730,0001,732,000 (2,000)0.580.62 (0.04)
Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM7,437,00010,538,000 (3,101,000)1.511.92 (0.41)vs. Donuts
PowerlessNBC8:30PM2,525,0003,098,000 (573,000)0.821.08 (0.26)
MomCBS9:00PM7,563,0008,707,000 (1,144,000)1.511.60 (0.09)
ScandalABC9:00PM6,216,0006,539,000 (323,000)1.591.74 (0.15)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,073,0006,304,000 (231,000)1.111.24 (0.13)
My Kitchen RulesFox9:00PM2,457,0002,180,000 277,000 0.870.73 0.14
RiverdaleCW9:00PM1,197,0001,151,000 46,000 0.460.43 0.03
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,082,0006,624,000 (542,000)1.281.26 0.02
Training DayCBS10:00PM4,435,0004,726,000 (291,000)0.820.88 (0.06)
How to Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM4,919,0004,688,000 231,000 1.311.28 0.03
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM4,914,0005,047,000 (133,000)0.920.92 -










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM8,047,0007,426,000 621,000 1.200.98 0.22
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM4,152,000
4,152,000 1.00
1.00 REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
6,602,000 (6,602,000)
1.19 (1.19)
GrimmNBC8:00PM3,948,0004,150,000 (202,000)0.700.84 (0.14)
RosewoodFox8:00PM2,910,0002,608,000 302,000 0.700.58 0.12
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,139,000920,000 219,000 0.400.34 0.06
Dr. KenABC8:30PM
4,661,000 (4,661,000)
0.94 (0.94)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,782,0009,812,000 (30,000)1.301.11 0.19
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,751,0005,681,000 70,000 1.301.29 0.01
Emerald CityNBC9:00PM2,305,0002,451,000 (146,000)0.600.56 0.04
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM2,027,0001,825,000 202,000 0.500.50 -
ReignCW9:00PM776,000582,000 194,000 0.200.24 (0.04)PREMIERE vs. Crazy
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,472,00010,130,000 342,000 1.201.15 0.05
20/20ABC10:00PM4,624,0004,589,000 35,000 0.900.98 (0.08)
DatelineNBC10:00PM3,558,0003,798,000 (240,000)0.700.75 (0.05)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
RansomCBS8:00PM3,160,0003,290,000 (130,000)0.400.42 (0.02)
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM4,030,0001,864,000 2,166,000 1.300.46 0.84
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,460,0004,132,000 328,000 0.700.64 0.06 8-10P
24: Legacy Fox8:00PM1,240,000
1,240,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
NFL HonorsFox8:00PM
3,168,000 (3,168,000)
0.82 (0.82)
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM4,810,0002,812,000 1,998,000 1.800.92 0.88 830-11P
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,540,0003,812,000 (1,272,000)0.400.42 (0.02)vs. Crime
24: Legacy Fox9:00PM1,380,000
1,380,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,400,0004,496,000 (96,000)0.600.63 (0.03)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,570,0002,970,000 600,000 0.800.73 0.07 REPEAT


Sitcoms in green did excellent for the week, while yellow indicates decent showings and red is not good! This is sorted by adults 18-49:



Week 21 (Feb. 6-12) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,145,0003.03
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,337,0002.26
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,194,0001.76
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed5,538,0001.62
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,314,0001.55
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue6,380,0001.55
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon7,906,0001.54
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,386,0001.52
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,563,0001.51
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu7,437,0001.51
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon7,254,0001.40
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PMMon7,336,0001.35
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMMon5,981,0001.29
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,082,0001.28
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,816,0001.18
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu3,541,0001.09
The MickFox8:30PMTue2,456,0000.94
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,187,0000.94
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue2,790,0000.91
PowerlessNBC8:30PMThu2,525,0000.82
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMTue

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMTue

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
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon

completed
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


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Wednesday, May 24

  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Watch Zoe on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hannibal Buress (Broad City) - Hannibal appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Andree Vermeulen (Angie Tribeca) - Andree appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • T. J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T. J. appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lennon Parham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Eric Stonesteet (Modern Family) - Eric drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake throws down spicy honey chicken on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about Wakefield on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris and trainer Obi Obadike have tips to lose ten pounds in ten days on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank talks about his new hit, Brockmire, with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.