Sunday, November 22, 2015

Week 9 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 9 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.74/10 rating/share (+1% in rating from first four nights week 8); #2. NBC  4.84/8 (-7%); #3. ABC 4.58/8 (+3%); #4. Fox 2.72/4 (-1%); #5. The CW 1.04/2 (-3%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.181 million (+1% from first four nights week 8); #2. NBC 7.677 million (-8%); #3. ABC 7.042 million (+3%); #4. Fox 4.405 million (-1%); #5. The CW 1.610 million (-4%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.84/6 rating/share (-13% in rating from first four nights week 8); #2. ABC 1.73/6 (+5%); #3. CBS 1.67/5 (-2%); #4. Fox 1.47/5 (+3%); #5. The CW 0.65/2 (-6%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 8 (11/9/15-11/15/15, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to SNF of course, as NBC did a 2.35 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.99 rating. ABC was #3 with a 1.58 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.19 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 10.234 million, with NBC #2 at 8.331 million.  ABC was #3 with 6.198 million and Fox at #4 with just 3.615 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-11/19/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.36 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.07 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.75 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.63 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.178 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.363 million, ABC #3 with 6.473 million and Fox #4 with 5.478 million.

Back to week 9 (Nov. 16-22), 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 9 (Nov. 16-22) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 8)(Week 7)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:57PM18,132,00015,764,0002,368,000 3.562.720.84
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,319,0005,644,000(325,000)0.921.02(0.10)
The SimpsonsFox7:18PM2,298,0003,269,000(971,000)0.851.31(0.46)REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,451,0008,330,000(4,879,000)1.152.96(1.81)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,274,0003,126,000(852,000)1.021.41(0.39)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:57PM10,612,00010,590,00022,000 1.391.330.06
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM4,853,0004,876,000(23,000)1.611.550.06 8-10P vs. 8-9P
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,341,00013,100,000(2,759,000)3.734.70(0.97)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,747,0003,475,000(728,000)1.181.51(0.33)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM19,388,00023,047,000(3,659,000)7.018.39(1.38)835-1219
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,690,0002,647,00043,000 1.271.190.08
The Good WifeCBS9:57PM8,522,0008,267,000255,000 1.121.070.05
Blood & OilABC9:00PM
3,404,000(3,404,000)
0.82(0.82)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,906,0002,581,000325,000 1.391.160.23
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,843,0002,571,000272,000 1.191.020.17
CSI: CyberCBS10:57PM5,746,0005,652,00094,000 0.960.830.13
QuanticoABC10:00PM4,203,0004,380,000(177,000)1.331.33-
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM7,769,0008,066,000(297,000)1.751.710.04
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM12,351,00012,633,000(282,000)1.842.00(0.16)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,208,00012,016,000(808,000)3.003.23(0.23)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,349,0004,110,000239,000 1.551.540.01
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM889,000948,000(59,000)0.290.32(0.03)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM9,163,0009,344,000(181,000)1.661.80(0.14)
Minority ReportFox9:00PM1,740,0001,584,000156,000 0.660.500.16 vs Bones(R)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM110,0001,105,000(995,000)0.450.400.05
NCIS LACBS10:00PM7,911,0007,910,0001,000 1.271.250.02
CastleABC10:00PM6,662,0006,069,000593,000 1.121.010.11
BlindspotNBC10:00PM7,736,0007,673,00063,000 2.132.19(0.06)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,587,00016,678,000(91,000)2.172.28(0.11)
The MuppetsABC8:00PM3,885,0003,944,000(59,000)1.191.21(0.02)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,183,00010,863,000320,000 2.642.74(0.10)8-9P vs. 8-10P
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM2,978,0003,046,000(68,000)1.010.950.06
The FlashCW8:00PM3,458,0003,634,000(176,000)1.371.51(0.14)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM3,898,0003,770,000128,000 1.421.340.08
The GrinderFox8:30PM2,367,0002,562,000(195,000)0.870.810.06
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM13,008,00012,390,000618,000 1.661.68(0.02)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM3,602,0003,488,000114,000 1.281.32(0.04)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM8,638,000
8,638,000 2.19
2.19 PREMIERE
Scream QueensFox9:00PM2,370,0002,512,000(142,000)0.920.94(0.02)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,174,0001,404,000(230,000)0.500.62(0.12)
LimitlessCBS10:00PM7,519,0007,094,000425,000 1.401.47(0.07)
Shark TankABC10:00PM2,529,0001,688,000841,000 0.670.450.22 REPEAT vs. Wicked
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,945,0008,145,000(200,000)1.892.05(0.16)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,049,0009,000,00049,000 2.052.09(0.04)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,926,0007,623,000303,000 2.062.030.03
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM7,406,00010,143,000(2,737,000)1.122.36(1.24)vs. Voice
RosewoodFox8:00PM4,723,0005,167,000(444,000)1.461.390.07
ArrowCW8:00PM2,691,0002,298,000393,000 1.100.920.18
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,081,0007,006,00075,000 2.232.090.14
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,144,0008,512,000(368,000)1.531.60(0.07)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,376,0008,147,000229,000 2.802.730.07
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,287,0007,759,000(1,472,000)1.431.97(0.54)
EmpireFox9:00PM11,336,00011,200,000136,000 4.434.220.21
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,661,0001,702,000(41,000)0.660.70(0.04)
black-ishABC9:30PM6,075,0005,969,000106,000 1.861.840.02
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,585,0006,902,000(317,000)1.181.25(0.07)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,436,0004,546,000(110,000)1.051.040.01
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,471,0006,792,000(321,000)1.361.60(0.24)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,194,00014,915,000279,000 3.753.740.01
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,498,0008,018,000480,000 2.452.230.22
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,719,0003,777,000(58,000)1.111.12(0.01)
BonesFox8:00PM5,246,0005,163,00083,000 1.021.06(0.04)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,103,0001,324,000(221,000)0.500.62(0.12)
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PM8,349,0007,993,000356,000 1.831.85(0.02)
MomCBS9:00PM7,464,0007,161,000303,000 1.651.510.14
ScandalABC9:00PM8,132,0007,703,000429,000 2.442.190.25
BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,913,0006,754,000159,000 1.481.460.02
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM2,804,0003,015,000(211,000)0.810.91(0.10)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM802,000975,000(173,000)0.360.43(0.07)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM6,423,0006,335,00088,000 1.711.590.12
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,609,0005,163,000446,000 0.890.840.05
How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM7,187,0006,710,000477,000 2.311.950.36
The PlayerNBC10:00PM3,407,0003,437,000(30,000)0.790.730.06










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,108,0005,682,000426,000 1.001.07(0.07)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,243,0007,471,000(228,000)1.201.31(0.11)
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,761,0002,506,000255,000 0.800.630.17 vs. REPEAT
MasterChef JrFox8:00PM3,813,0003,849,000(36,000)1.101.23(0.13)
ReignCW8:00PM1,131,0001,030,000101,000 0.300.37(0.07)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM6,105,0005,262,000843,000 1.201.160.04
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM2,135,0002,061,00074,000 0.600.560.04
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,060,0008,467,000593,000 1.101.10-
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,940,0006,139,000801,000 1.701.580.12
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,581,0003,658,000(77,000)0.900.870.03
World's FunniestFox9:00PM2,241,0002,168,00073,000 0.700.74(0.04)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM952,0001,036,000(84,000)0.300.34(0.04)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,000,00010,331,000669,000 1.101.19(0.09)
20/20ABC10:00PM7,047,0005,113,0001,934,000 1.701.200.50
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,643,0003,540,0001,103,000 1.200.830.37










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,700,0004,497,000(797,000)0.620.92(0.30)REPEAT vs. 48 Hours
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM3,640,0005,884,000(2,244,000)1.101.86(0.76)8-11P
NBC MovieNBC8:00PM2,270,0004,321,000(2,051,000)0.500.78(0.28)8-10P vs. Dateline
College FootballFox8:00PM4,060,0002,795,0001,265,000 1.200.760.44 8-11P
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM4,490,000
4,490,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT
Democratic DebateCBS9:00PM
8,552,000(8,552,000)
1.67(1.67)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,470,000
5,470,000 1.00
1.00
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,230,0002,963,000(733,000)0.600.63(0.03)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 9 (Nov. 16-22) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,194,0003.75
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,376,0002.80
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,081,0002.23
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,926,0002.06
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,075,0001.86
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu8,349,0001.83
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu6,423,0001.71
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,464,0001.65
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue3,898,0001.42
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,906,0001.39
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,690,0001.27
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,243,0001.2
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri6,105,0001.2
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue3,885,0001.19
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,843,0001.19
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,747,0001.18REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,274,0001.02
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue2,978,0001.01
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue2,367,0000.87
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun2,298,0000.85REPEAT
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,761,0000.8
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri2,135,0000.6
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
The GrinderFox8:30PMSat

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMSat

preempted
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon


The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri


BordertownFox9:30PMSun


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox9:30PMTue


GalavantABC8:00PMSun



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 22

The Goldbergs - "Game Night" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Geoff struggles to keep his living arrangement with Erica and Barry a secret from Beverly during game night, while Adam goes to his guidance teacher for a lesson in being cool so he can get closer to a new girl in chemistry class.

Schooled - "FeMellor" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Principal Glascott and Lainey struggle to agree on what is an appropriate dress code, while Coach Mellor struggles with his relationship with Julie as she does not enjoy sports like he does.

Modern Family - "Dead on a Rival" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mitchell learns a valuable life lesson when Murray (Paul Dooley), a former resident of the house, shows up unexpectedly. Meanwhile, the Dunphy’s old neighbor-turned-tech-titan, Kenneth (Josh Gad), comes to visit with a big surprise for Phil. Then, Manny’s dad, Javier (Benjamin Bratt), shows up with a big opportunity for his son.

Single Parents - "Chunkies" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Angie decides it’s finally time for Graham to meet his dad, Derek (Adam Brody), sickness overtakes the household. Derek is forced to either step in and help or head back out to his van. Meanwhile, when Sophie overhears some big news about Will and Tracy, she takes it upon herself to intervene; and the twins face their first professional failure.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 20)

Wednesday, January 22

  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - Watch John on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Fortune Feimster (Bless the Harts/Life in Pieces/Champions) - Fortune visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on Watch What Happens: Live at 9pm on Bravo.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Buscemi (Miracle Workers) - Steve appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He also talks about Star Trek: Picard on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (Carol's Second Act/Merry Happy Whatever/Clipped/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) - Ashley appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Finesse Mitchell (Outmatched/A.N.T. Farm) - Finesse is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana drops by The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (Tyler Perry's The Paynes/The First Family/Sister, Sister/227) - Jackée appears on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Boris Kodjoe (The Last Man on Earth/Second Time Around) - Boris gives the hosts a workout on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Erinn Hayes (Medical Police/Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • BD Wong (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens/All-American Girl) and Lori Tann Chinn (Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens) - BD and Lori will be on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Abby Elliott (Indebted/Odd Mom Out) and Jessy Hodges (Indebted) - Abby and Jessy are guests on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One

11/05 - The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang - The Complete Animated Series
11/05 - Laverne & Shirley in the Army (Animated Series) - The DVD Edition
11/05 - Letterkenny - Seasons 1 & 2
11/05 - Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season (Blu-ray)
11/12 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Limited Edition)
11/18 - The Guest Book - Season Two
11/19 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek) (Blu-ray)
11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
12/03 - The Simpsons - The Nineteenth Season
12/03 - The Simpsons - Seasons 1-20: Limited Collector's Set
12/06 - 9JKL - The Complete Series
12/10 - Family Guy - Season Seventeen
12/17 - Atlanta - Season 2 - Robbin' Season
12/17 - Fuller House - The Complete Fourth Season
12/17 - Hogan's Heroes - The Complete Series (2019 Release)
12/17 - The Other Two - Season 1
01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One
01/02 - My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume Two
01/14 - Veep - The Final (Seventh) Season ((Blu-ray)
01/14 - Veep - The Complete Series (DVD)
01/21 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Third Season (WBShop.com)
01/21 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Fifth and Final Season
01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Series
01/28 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (DVD)
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