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

Tuesday, November 12

The Conners - "Tempest in a Stew Pot" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jackie and Becky pitch their business plan to Darlene in hopes of getting the Lunch Box back, but Darlene’s decision leads to hostility among the three. Meanwhile, Dan bans Odessa from the house, causing a rift with Harris; and Mark makes extensive Thanksgiving plans that may inevitably fall apart.

Bless This Mess - "The Visit" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Donna springs a last-minute trip to Nebraska on Mike and Rio, which she claims is to relax, but Mike and Rio soon find out she has other plans in mind when she steps into competitive mode to get them to participate in the harvest. Meanwhile, Constance’s son Brandon is driving her crazy working at the store, so she pawns him off on Rudy.

mixed-ish - "Puttin' on the Ritz" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The kids are excited to learn more about their grandad after Harrison invites the crew to family day at his country club. Although Paul thinks it’s a bad idea, he is eventually overruled. Meanwhile, Alicia attempts to fit in at the country club but ends up fighting with Denise about keeping it real.

black-ish - "Daughters for Dummies" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Dre realizes that his relationship with Diane has been distant, he plans some daddy-daughter bonding sessions, but the plans backfire when he realizes the interest is one-sided. Meanwhile, Bow covers for Junior at his ChoreBoar gig.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 11)

Tuesday, November 12

  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Catch Patrick on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Da'Vine Joy Randolph (People of Earth) - Da'Vine appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC. She also talks about Frozen 2 on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Conners/Roseanne/The McCarthys/Getting On/The Norm Show) - Laurie stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rob Schneider (Real Rob/Rob) and Esther Povitsky (Dollface/Alone Together) - Rob and Esther are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class) - Lizzy drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Robin Givens (Head of the Class) - Robin visits The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs/Clueless) - Donald appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tim Robbins (The Brink) - Tim talks about Dark Waters on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kristin Davis (Sex and the City/Bad Teacher) - Kristin talks about Holiday in the Wild on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September/October/November)

My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season Life with Lucy - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Fifth Season The Big Bang Theory - The Twelfth and Final Season

09/03 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 9th Season
09/03 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fifth Season
09/03 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Sixth Season
09/03 - Single Parents - The Complete Season One
09/03 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season
09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
09/10 - American Dad! - Volume 14
09/10 - The Jetsons - The Complete Original Series (Blu-ray) (WBShop.com)
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
09/17 - Friends - The Complete Series (25th Anniversary)
09/17 - Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season
09/19 - Angel from Hell - The DVD Edition
09/19 - The Guest Book - Season 1
10/08 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series
10/08 - Life with Lucy - The Complete Series
10/15 - Mom - The Complete Sixth Season
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 1
10/16 - Our Miss Brooks - Season 1 - Volume 2
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)
11/19 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
11/19 - The Kominsky Method - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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