Sunday, February 07, 2016

Week 20 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 20 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.99/8 rating/share (-5% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. Fox  3.88/6 (-3%); #3. ABC 3.69/6 (+37%); #4. NBC 3.61/6 (+4%); #5. The CW 1.21/2 (-5%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.036 million (-3% from first four nights week 19); #2. Fox 6.346 million (-4%); #3. NBC 5.601 million (+3%); #4. ABC 5.501 million (+35%); #5. The CW 1.916 million (-7%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 1.86/6 rating/share (-7% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. CBS 1.56/5 (+5%); #3. NBC 1.29/4 (+3%); #4. ABC 1.22/4 (+6%); #5. The CW 0.73/2 (-6%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 19 (1/25-1/31/16, LIVE+SD). Fox won the week in A18-49 with a 2.20, thanks to Grease: Live.  CBS was #2 with a 1.24 rating. NBC was #3 with a 1.17 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.06 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was back to #1 with 7.542 million, with Fox #2 at 6.786 million.  NBC was #3 with 4.922 million and ABC at #4 with 3.925 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-2/4/16, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.12 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 1.81 rating. Fox at #3 climbing to a 1.79 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.35 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.220 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.817 million, Fox jumps to #3 with 5.616 million and ABC slides to #4 with 5.416 million.

Back to week 20 (2/1-2/5/16), 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 (Feb. 1-7) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 31)(Week 19)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,382,0009,694,000 (312,000)1.061.78 (0.72)vs. REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,634,0004,456,000 178,000 1.000.82 0.18 REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM5,666,0003,635,000 2,031,000 1.040.62 0.42
Grease: LiveFox7:00PM12,206,000
12,206,000 4.32
4.32 7-10P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM

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Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM

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Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,201,0008,319,000 1,882,000 1.151.15 - vs. 60 Min(R)
GalavantABC8:00PM2,154,0002,100,000 54,000 0.590.52 0.07 FINALE
American Ninja WarriorNBC8:00PM4,549,0002,727,000 1,822,000 1.440.89 0.55 8-11P vs. NBC Movie(R)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM

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Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM

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The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,027,0005,113,000 2,914,000 0.970.71 0.26 vs. Madam(R)
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM1,199,0001,434,000 (235,000)0.310.36 (0.05)REPEAT 9-10P vs. 9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM

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BordertownFox9:30PM

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Fox NFL NFC PostFox9:58PM
33,901,000 (33,901,000)
12.31 (12.31)
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,819,0006,029,000 790,000 0.990.81 0.18 vs. NCIS(R)
Fox NFL NFC PostFox10:05PM
24,323,000 (24,323,000)
9.06 (9.06)
Shark TankABC10:00PM2,033,000
2,033,000 0.58
0.58 REPEAT
The X-FilesFox10:24PM
16,193,000 (16,193,000)
6.15 (6.15)PREMIERE
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM6,682,0007,902,000 (1,220,000)1.511.76 (0.25)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,501,0007,727,000 (226,000)2.262.29 (0.03)8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,890,0004,934,000 (44,000)1.401.47 (0.07)
The X-FilesFox8:00PM8,367,0009,665,000 (1,298,000)2.663.22 (0.56)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM972,000884,000 88,000 0.360.31 0.05
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM3,058,0003,292,000 (234,000)0.810.92 (0.11)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM7,233,00010,694,000 (3,461,000)1.201.87 (0.67)REPEAT
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,205,0003,635,000 (430,000)0.981.16 (0.18)9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM5,998,0007,156,000 (1,158,000)1.952.43 (0.48)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,042,000988,000 54,000 0.370.36 0.01
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM7,091,00010,061,000 (2,970,000)1.051.53 (0.48)REPEAT
Bachelor LiveABC10:00PM3,932,0003,928,000 4,000 1.020.96 0.06
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM11,444,000
11,444,000 2.03
2.03 8-10P
NCISCBS8:00PM
11,973,000 (11,973,000)
1.40 (1.40)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM5,191,0003,528,000 1,663,000 1.420.94 0.48 vs. REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,124,0004,543,000 (419,000)1.051.18 (0.13)
New GirlFox8:00PM2,943,0002,844,000 99,000 1.381.21 0.17
The FlashCW8:00PM3,655,0003,712,000 (57,000)1.421.44 (0.02)
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,757,0002,167,000 590,000 0.850.64 0.21 vs. REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,533,0002,520,000 13,000 0.970.88 0.09
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM
9,206,000 (9,206,000)
1.23 (1.23)
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM2,774,0002,898,000 (124,000)0.790.87 (0.08)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,540,0007,577,000 (37,000)1.601.66 (0.06)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,244,0002,377,000 (133,000)1.000.99 0.01
iZombieCW9:00PM1,428,0001,669,000 (241,000)0.550.63 (0.08)vs. Legends(R)
The GrinderFox9:30PM1,646,0002,000,000 (354,000)0.640.73 (0.09)
NCISCBS10:00PM7,422,0004,561,000 2,861,000 1.190.78 0.41 REPEAT vs. Limitless(R)
What Would You DoABC10:00PM2,286,0002,592,000 (306,000)0.660.66 -
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,178,0008,464,000 (286,000)1.771.81 (0.04)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,342,0006,634,000 (292,000)1.561.62 (0.06)
ABC Movie: MadoffABC8:00PM7,076,000
7,076,000 1.19
1.19 8-10P
The MiddleABC8:00PM
5,190,000 (5,190,000)
1.31 (1.31)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,847,0005,059,000 1,788,000 1.100.79 0.31 vs. REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM9,176,0009,626,000 (450,000)2.302.51 (0.21)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,475,0002,778,000 (303,000)0.921.07 (0.15)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,841,0006,888,000 (47,000)1.601.55 0.05
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM
4,235,000 (4,235,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM5,731,0009,217,000 (3,486,000)1.171.96 (0.79)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
5,065,000 (5,065,000)
1.42 (1.42)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,311,0004,524,000 2,787,000 1.780.96 0.82 vs. REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM4,596,0004,164,000 432,000 1.481.35 0.13
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,866,0001,878,000 (12,000)0.730.73 -
black-ishABC9:30PM
4,211,000 (4,211,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,902,0007,470,000 (568,000)1.231.32 (0.09)
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,786,0003,633,000 153,000 0.810.90 (0.09)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,217,0004,725,000 2,492,000 1.660.91 0.75 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,290,0009,624,000 5,666,000 3.782.05 1.73 vs. REPEAT
ABC Movie: Madoff 2ABC8:00PM6,699,000
6,699,000 1.04
1.04 8-10P
Beyond the TankABC8:00PM
4,007,000 (4,007,000)
1.08 (1.08)
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM3,473,0005,024,000 (1,551,000)0.861.24 (0.38)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,938,0008,774,000 164,000 2.232.33 (0.10)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,321,0002,897,000 (576,000)0.891.12 (0.23)
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM9,087,0007,516,000 1,571,000 2.201.60 0.60 vs. Mom(R)
MomCBS9:00PM7,955,0007,834,000 121,000 1.751.74 0.01 vs. Bang(R)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,493,0007,164,000 (671,000)1.471.61 (0.14)
My Diet Is Better Than YoursABC900PM
2,082,000 (2,082,000)
0.67 (0.67)
The 100CW9:00PM1,567,0001,631,000 (64,000)0.590.59 -
Angel from HellCBS9:30PM6,341,0006,758,000 (417,000)1.361.41 (0.05)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,232,0006,092,000 140,000 1.101.10 -
Madoff: After the FallABC10:00PM6,651,000
6,651,000 1.16
1.16
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM5,643,0006,490,000 (847,000)1.151.34 (0.19)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,801,0007,258,000 (457,000)1.201.31 (0.11)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,729,0006,874,000 (145,000)1.201.23 (0.03)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,637,0002,733,000 904,000 0.900.80 0.10 vs. Undateable
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM3,128,0004,751,000 (1,623,000)0.901.34 (0.44)vs. Chef Jr
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,138,0001,230,000 (92,000)0.400.49 (0.09)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,901,0005,128,000 (227,000)1.001.09 (0.09)
Super Bowl Halftime ShowsCBS9:00PM5,723,000
5,723,000 1.10
1.10 9-11P
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
6,566,000 (6,566,000)
0.97 (0.97)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,111,0006,805,000 (694,000)1.401.70 (0.30)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,382,0003,810,000 572,000 0.900.83 0.07
Second ChanceFox9:00PM2,241,0002,150,000 91,000 0.600.68 (0.08)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM926,000950,000 (24,000)0.400.37 0.03
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM
7,787,000 (7,787,000)
1.04 (1.04)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,777,0005,412,000 365,000 1.201.02 0.18
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,912,0004,927,000 (15,000)1.001.36 (0.36)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM4,000,0002,845,000 1,155,000 0.800.49 0.31 vs. 48 Hours(R)
ABC Republican DebateABC8:00PM11,630,000
11,630,000 1.90
1.90 8-11P
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM
1,773,000 (1,773,000)
0.46 (0.46)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM3,930,0004,749,000 (819,000)0.800.85 (0.05)
X-FilesFox8:00PM2,010,000
2,010,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM
2,685,000 (2,685,000)
0.99 (0.99)8-10P
NBA on ABC PrimeABC8:30PM
3,316,000 (3,316,000)
1.18 (1.18)
NFL HonorsCBS9:00PM4,590,000
4,590,000 1.10
1.10 9-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
2,891,000 (2,891,000)
0.55 (0.55)
LuciferFox9:00PM1,800,000
1,800,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,321,000 (4,321,000)
0.84 (0.84)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,190,0003,060,000 130,000 0.900.74 0.16 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 (Feb. 1-7) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu15,290,0003.78
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu9,087,0002.20
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,955,0001.75
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed6,841,0001.60
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,342,0001.56
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue5,191,0001.42
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon4,890,0001.40
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,943,0001.38
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu6,341,0001.36
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,729,0001.2
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,901,0001.0
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,244,0001.00
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,533,0000.97
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,757,0000.85
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon3,058,0000.81
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,646,0000.64
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun

preempted
BordertownFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu


The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon


The GoldbergsABC10:38PMTue


Mike & MollyCBS10:37PMTue


Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PMSat


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat


BordertownFox8:30PMSat


black-ishABC9:00PMSat


TelenovelaNBC9:30PMMon


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri

completed
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

completed
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, March 29

Last Man Standing - "Break Out the Campaign" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Vanessa turns to Mike and Carol for advice on her State Assembly campaign; Kyle is overcome with anxiety when Ed gifts him an expensive watch.

Outmatched - "Royal Rumble" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Mike and Kay get caught in a lie about Leila's birthdate, they throw her a party with a theme of her choice; Brian, Nicole and Marc struggle with the news that Rita and Irwin would be their guardians if something happens to Mike and Kay.

The Simpsons - "Screenless" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Marge implements a screen time limit for the whole family, she realizes that she is the one addicted -- not her husband and children.

Duncanville - "Pilot" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Annie worries about her very average teenage son.

Bob's Burgers - "A Fish Called Tina" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Tina goes too far trying to be a perfect mentor; Bob and Linda test out the gym next door.

Family Guy - "Peter & Lois' Wedding" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Wi-Fi goes out in the Griffin house, leaving the family with nothing to do for the evening; Peter and Lois decide to tell the kids the story of how they met and fell in love in the '90s.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 23)

Friday, March 27

  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Watch Tina on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Glenn Howerton (A.P. Bio/The Mindy Project/That '80s Show) - Glenn appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Krasinski (The Office) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle visits The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Amy Poehler (Bless the Harts/Parks and Recreation) - Amy appears on a repeat of The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick talks about Devs on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Christopher Knight (The Brady Bunch) - Christopher is a guest on a repeat of The Doctors, so check your local listings.


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02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
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