Sunday, November 08, 2015

Week 7 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 7 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.92/10 rating/share (-22% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC  5.51/9 (+31%); #3. NBC 4.56/8 (-1%); #4. Fox 2.84/5 (-54%); #5. The CW 1.08/2 (+4%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.4565 million (-22% from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC 8.659 million (+33%); #3. NBC 7.264 million (even); #4. Fox 4.552 million (-56%); #5. The CW 1.736 million (+3%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 2.17/7 rating/share (+36% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. NBC 1.79/6 (+2%); #3. CBS 1.75/6 (-40%); #4. Fox 1.53/5 (-47%); #5. The CW 0.67/2 (+3%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 6 (10/26/15-11/1/15, LIVE+SD). Fox won the week for the first time in A18-49, thanks to the World Series, as Fox did a 3.60 rating.  NBC was #2 with a 2.31 rating. CBS was #3 with a 2.01 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.49 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was also #1 with 12.993 million, with CBS #2 at 9.697 million.  NBC was #3 with 8.224 million and ABC at #4 with 6.027 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-11/5/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.36 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.09 rating. Fox jumped to #3 with a 1.91 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.65 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.167 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.347 million, ABC #3 with 6.564 million and Fox #4 with 6.057 million.

Back to week 7 (Nov. 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 7 (Nov. 2-8) Analysis

Last Sunday (Nov. 1)(Week 6)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,998,00010,705,000293,000 1.391.290.10
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,950,0005,338,000(388,000)0.981.06(0.08)
The GrinderFox7:00PM


Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,602,0006,494,000(892,000)1.712.33(0.62)
The OTFox7:30PM17,872,00012,120,0005,752,000
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM9,467,00010,812,000(1,345,000)1.121.25(0.13)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM4,831,0005,122,000(291,000)1.541.63(0.09)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM13,287,00012,506,000781,000 4.554.430.12
World Series Pre GameFox8:00PM16,593,000
16,593,000 5.15
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
MLB World Series Gm 5Fox8:15PM17,206,000
17,206,000 5.09
5.09 815-1234A
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM23,010,00020,612,0002,398,000 8.197.600.59 831-1118P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM7,552,0008,819,000(1,267,000)0.951.06(0.11)
Blood & OilABC9:00PM3,255,0003,768,000(513,000)0.820.92(0.10)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM5,437,0006,542,000(1,105,000)0.750.85(0.10)




This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM8,865,00012,955,000(4,090,000)2.193.15(0.96)vs 830-930P
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM12,087,00011,863,000224,000 1.851.800.05 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,059,00011,877,000182,000 8-10P
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM945,000666,000279,000
ScorpionCBS9:00PM9,507,0009,692,000(185,000)1.881.90(0.02)vs. 930-11P
Minority ReportFox9:00PM1,753,0001,918,000(165,000)0.630.600.03
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,095,000942,000153,000 0.430.320.11
NCIS LACBS10:00PM8,409,000
8,409,000 1.26
Countdown to CMAABC10:00PM4,977,0004,471,000506,000 0.840.780.06 vs. Castle(R)


This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,975,00016,815,0001,160,000 2.302.130.17
The MuppetsABC8:00PM4,556,0004,333,000223,000 1.421.43(0.01)
Best Time Ever/NPHNBC8:00PM5,055,0004,177,000878,000 1.351.060.29
3,715,000 0.96
MLB World Series Gm1Fox8:00PM
The FlashCW8:00PM3,865,0003,426,000439,000 1.491.390.10
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM4,452,0004,066,000386,000 1.571.470.10
The GrinderFox8:30PM2,518,000
2,518,000 0.82
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,149,00013,057,0001,092,000 1.911.620.29
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM3,840,0003,806,00034,000 1.401.45(0.05)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM8,215,00010,225,000(2,010,000)1.962.59(0.63)REPEAT
Scream QueensFox9:00PM2,442,000
2,442,000 0.96
LimitlessCBS10:00PM7,863,0007,453,000410,000 1.471.410.06
Wicked CityABC10:00PM2,422,0003,281,000(859,000)0.690.88(0.19)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,109,0007,803,000306,000 1.791.92(0.13)

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,795,0008,484,000311,000 2.042.06(0.02)
CMA AwardsABC8:00PM13,620,000
13,620,000 3.83
3.83 8-11P
The MiddleABC8:00PM
The Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,998,0006,349,000649,000
5,049,000 1.51
MLB World Series Gm2Fox8:00PM
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,793,0007,642,000151,000 1.481.60(0.12)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,547,000
6,547,000 1.51
Chicago P.D.NBC9:00PM
11,677,000 4.64
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,444,0005,958,000486,000
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,475,000
6,475,000 1.43

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,811,00011,104,0003,707,000 3.703.350.35 vs. NFL Kick
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,504,0006,543,0001,961,000 2.311.720.59 vs. Charlie Brown
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,975,0003,946,00029,000
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,335,0001,237,00098,000 0.550.57(0.02)
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM7,881,000
7,881,000 1.88
CBS Thursday NFLCBS8:30PM
7,279,000 1.53
ScandalABC9:00PM8,026,0007,802,000224,000 2.252.31(0.06)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM3,039,0004,572,000(1,533,000)0.901.10(0.20)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM968,0001,068,000(100,000)0.370.39(0.02)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM6,211,000
6,211,000 1.35
5,583,000 1.05
How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM6,487,0006,272,000215,000 1.871.810.06
The PlayerNBC10:00PM3,220,0003,867,000(647,000)0.750.720.03

Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,859,0006,072,000(213,000)1.101.17(0.07)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,840,0006,937,000(97,000)1.201.26(0.06)
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,698,0002,602,00096,000 0.700.75(0.05)
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM4,123,000
4,123,000 1.30
MLB World Series Gm3Fox8:00PM
ReignCW8:00PM992,000749,000243,000 0.300.230.07 vs. Crazy(R)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,415,0005,770,000(355,000)1.201.23(0.03)
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM2,141,0002,201,000(60,000)0.600.71(0.11)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,749,0008,345,000404,000
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,693,0006,163,000530,000 1.601.430.17
World's FunniestFox9:00PM2,228,000
2,228,000 0.80
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM932,000933,000(1,000)0.300.230.07
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,752,0009,695,0001,057,000
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,197,0003,312,000885,000 1.000.780.22

Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballCBS8:00PM10,680,000
10,680,000 3.40
3.40 8-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM4,630,0005,977,000(1,347,000)1.201.74(0.54)8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM3,960,0003,892,00068,000 0.600.580.02 8-10P
College FootballFox8:00PM1,130,00013,587,000(12,457,000)0.303.41(3.11)8-11P vs World Series
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,550,0003,061,000489,000 0.700.72(0.02)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 7 (Nov. 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,811,0003.70
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu7,881,0001.88
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue4,452,0001.57
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue4,556,0001.42
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu6,211,0001.35REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,415,0001.2
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,840,0001.2
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue2,518,0000.82
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri2,141,0000.6
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed

Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

The MiddleABC8:00PMWed


Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

The GrinderFox7:00PMSun

Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

The GrinderFox8:30PMSat


Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu

prem 11/12
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon

The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu

Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu

Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri


New GirlFox9:00PMTue

The Guide to Surviving LifeFox9:30PMTue


SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research

Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, November 25

The Goldbergs - "Eracism" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Adam sets out to create a movie that will tackle racism but realizes he is out of his depth on the subject due to his sheltered upbringing. Meanwhile, Geoff is determined to teach Erica and Barry to become better people.

American Housewife - "Homeschool Sweet Homeschool" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With Anna-Kat and Franklin (Evan O’Toole) home with mono, Katie seizes the opportunity to use them as the backdrop for her mommy vlog. And when Taylor’s first college paper comes back with an A, Greg questions her TA’s intentions. Meanwhile, Cooper (Logan Pepper) helps Oliver renovate the basement.

The Conners - "Friends in High Places and Horse Surgery" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene begins to develop a friendship with a manager at Wellman Plastics, which lands her in an awkward situation between the boss and her sister, Becky. Meanwhile, Louise’s brother, Neville, tries to win over Jackie by making a thoughtful gesture, creating uncomfortable tension.

black-ish - "Babes in Boyland" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre and Bow find out that Diane has a secret social media account and realize that she’s not their little girl anymore. After reprimanding her but allowing Jack more flexibility, Diane calls them out for the double standard in how they are parenting. Meanwhile, Junior and Ruby come clean to their respective romantic partners about white lies they’ve told since the beginning of their relationships.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Out of Character" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
House of Payne is the hilarious comedy about Retired fire chief Curtis Payne and his lovely wife Ella. Together the loving couple navigate the problems of life with their quirky modern day family.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "Add More Color" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mr. Brown gives Sandra advice on how to get what she wants and her outfit for school.

Family Time - "Thanks for the Ticket" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Thanksgiving is approaching, and family members come bearing more than just luggage.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 23)

Wednesday, November 25

  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Watch Melissa on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. She will also be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • The original cast of Saved by the Bell - The original cast of Saved by the Bell are guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Haskiri Velazquez talk about Peacock's Saved by the Bell in the 9am hour.
  • Rob Corddry - Rob will be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal will be on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Tisha Campbell (Outmatched/Dr. Ken/Rita Rocks/My Wife and Kids/Martin) - Tisha is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/Joey) - Ben appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jean Smart (Samantha Who?/Center of the Universe/In-Laws/High Society/Designing Women) - Jean will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jill Kargman (Odd Mom Out) - Jill co-pilots a special Thanksgiving-themed Drew's News on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace talks about Hallmark Channel's If I Only Had Christmas on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • John O'Hurley (Seinfeld/The Mullets) - John talks about NBC's The National Dog Show on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Judy Greer (Kidding/Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided/Love & Money) - Judy talks about Uncle Frank on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Goldie Hawn (Good Morning World) - Goldie and Kurt talk about Netflix's The Christmas Chronicles 2 on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - NBC's Today has Thanks + Giving with Marlo in the 9am hour.

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Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season Mom - The Complete Seventh Season The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

08/04 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Eighth Season
08/04 - The Neighborhood - Season One
08/11 - Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens - Season 1
08/11 - Final Space - The First and Second Seasons (Blu-ray)
09/01 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Season 14
09/01 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete Second Season
09/01 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
09/15 - Mom - The Complete Seventh Season
09/15 - South Side - Season 1
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Second Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Third Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Fourth Season
09/22 - Man with a Plan - Season Three
09/29 - The Bob Newhart Show - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
10/13 - The Jetsons - The Complete Series (Diamond Collection)
10/13 - Our Cartoon President - Season Two
10/23 - Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em - The Complete Collection
10/27 - The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
10/27 - Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season (
11/10 - Letterkenny - Seasons 5 & 6
11/10 - The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/10 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Collection

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