Sunday, February 14, 2016

Week 21 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 21 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.92/10 rating/share (+19% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. Fox  3.80/6 (-2%); #3. ABC 3.79/6 (+3%); #4. NBC 3.66/6 (+1%); #5. The CW 1.18/2 (-2%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.495 million (+18% from first four nights week 20); #2. Fox 6.273 million (-1%); #3. ABC 5.772 million (+5%); #4. NBC 5.697 million (+2%); #5. The CW 1.916 million (even).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.78/6 rating/share (+14% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. Fox 1.75/6 (-6%); #3. ABC 1.65/6 (+35%); #4. NBC 1.34/4 (+4%); #5. The CW 0.74/2 (+1%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 20 (2/1-2/7/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49 with a big 7.73 rating, thanks to the Super Bowl of course.  Fox was #2 with a 1.22 rating. ABC was #3 with a 1.18 rating, while NBC was #4 with a 1.02 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was of course #1 with 25.169 million, with ABC #2 at 5.947 million.  NBC was #3 with 4.469 million and Fox at #4 with 4.163 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-2/11/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is now #1 in A18-49 with a 2.10 rating, followed by now NBC at #2 with a 2.07 rating. Fox at #3 with a 1.76 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.35 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.038 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.653 million, Fox holding on to #3 with 5.547 million and ABC at #4 with 5.449 million.

Back to week 21 (2/8-2/14/16), 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 21 (Feb. 8-14) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 7)(Week 20)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl 50CBS6:39PM111,864,000
111,864,000 37.74
37.74
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM
9,382,000 (9,382,000)
1.06 (1.06)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM1,997,0004,634,000 (2,637,000)0.291.00 (0.71)REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM1,688,0005,666,000 (3,978,000)0.291.04 (0.75)REPEAT 7-830P vs. 7-8P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM838,000
838,000 0.32
0.32 REPEAT
Grease: LiveFox7:00PM
12,206,000 (12,206,000)
4.32 (4.32)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM838,000
838,000 0.38
0.38 REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM
10,201,000 (10,201,000)
1.15 (1.15)
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM2,120,0002,154,000 (34,000)0.390.59 (0.20)REPEAT vs. Galavant
NBC MovieNBC8:30PM1,809,0004,549,000 (2,740,000)0.551.44 (0.89)830-11P vs. Ninja 8-11P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM1,123,000
1,123,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM654,000
654,000 0.29
0.29 REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM
8,027,000 (8,027,000)
0.97 (0.97)
Beyond the TankABC9:00PM1,219,0001,199,000 20,000 0.270.31 (0.04)REPEAT vs. Carter(R)
Family GuyFox9:00PM954,000
954,000 0.41
0.41 REPEAT
BordertownFox9:30PM876,000
876,000 0.36
0.36 REPEAT
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM
6,819,000 (6,819,000)
0.99 (0.99)
Shark TankABC10:00PM1,828,0002,033,000 (205,000)0.450.58 (0.13)REPEAT
Super Bowl Post GunCBS10:22PM101,928,000
101,928,000 35.95
35.95
Super Bowl Post GameCBS10:29PM70,011,000
70,011,000 25.38
25.38
Late Night ColbertCBS10:54PM20,552,000
20,552,000 7.72
7.72 thru 1202A
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM7,919,0006,682,000 1,237,000 1.781.51 0.27
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,628,0007,501,000 1,127,000 2.482.26 0.22 8-10P
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM5,189,0004,890,000 299,000 1.431.40 0.03
The X-FilesFox8:00PM8,305,0008,367,000 (62,000)2.552.66 (0.11)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM1,015,000972,000 43,000 0.380.36 0.02
TelenovelaNBC8:30PM3,336,0003,058,000 278,000 0.900.81 0.09
ScorpionCBS9:00PM11,362,0007,233,000 4,129,000 2.081.20 0.88 vs. REPEAT
Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM3,788,0003,205,000 583,000 1.130.98 0.15 9-11P
LuciferFox9:00PM5,465,0005,998,000 (533,000)1.741.95 (0.21)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM940,0001,042,000 (102,000)0.350.37 (0.02)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM9,753,0007,091,000 2,662,000 1.591.05 0.54 vs. REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM5,718,0003,932,000 1,786,000 1.071.02 0.05 vs. Bach Live
BlindspotNBC10:00PM

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Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,939,000
16,939,000 2.40
2.40
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM
11,444,000 (11,444,000)
2.03 (2.03)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,228,0005,191,000 (963,000)1.151.42 (0.27)
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,773,0004,124,000 (351,000)1.081.05 0.03
New GirlFox8:00PM3,097,0002,943,000 154,000 1.401.38 0.02
The FlashCW8:00PM3,957,0003,655,000 302,000 1.611.42 0.19
The MuppetsABC8:30PM2,707,0002,757,000 (50,000)0.820.85 (0.03)
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM2,419,0002,533,000 (114,000)0.920.97 (0.05)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM12,569,000
12,569,000 1.84
1.84
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM2,662,0002,774,000 (112,000)0.770.79 (0.02)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,019,0007,540,000 (521,000)1.631.60 0.03
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,283,0002,244,000 39,000 1.011.00 0.01
iZombieCW9:00PM1,426,0001,428,000 (2,000)0.550.55 -
The GrinderFox9:30PM1,906,0001,646,000 260,000 0.740.64 0.10
LimitlessCBS10:00PM6,391,0007,422,000 (1,031,000)1.261.19 0.07 vs. NCIS(R)
What Would You DoABC10:00PM2,097,0002,286,000 (189,000)0.590.66 (0.07)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,128,0008,178,000 (50,000)1.761.77 (0.01)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,363,0006,342,000 21,000 1.591.56 0.03
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,850,000
6,850,000 1.85
1.85
ABC Movie: MadoffABC8:00PM
7,076,000 (7,076,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,933,0006,847,000 86,000 1.171.10 0.07
American IdolFox8:00PM9,159,0009,176,000 (17,000)2.152.30 (0.15)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,445,0002,475,000 (30,000)0.920.92 -
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,632,0006,841,000 (209,000)1.561.60 (0.04)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,191,000
6,191,000 1.96
1.96
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,967,0005,731,000 3,236,000 1.851.17 0.68 vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,582,000
7,582,000 2.59
2.59
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,590,0007,311,000 279,000 1.851.78 0.07
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM4,401,0004,596,000 (195,000)1.331.48 (0.15)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,829,0001,866,000 (37,000)0.750.73 0.02
black-ishABC9:30PM6,020,000
6,020,000 1.84
1.84
Code BlackCBS10:00PM7,134,0006,902,000 232,000 1.301.23 0.07
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,323,0003,786,000 (463,000)0.860.81 0.05
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM8,278,0007,217,000 1,061,000 1.971.66 0.31










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,249,00015,290,000 959,000 3.843.78 0.06
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,282,000
8,282,000 2.38
2.38
ABC Movie: Madoff 2ABC8:00PM
6,699,000 (6,699,000)
1.04 (1.04)
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM2,967,0003,473,000 (506,000)0.760.86 (0.10)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,956,0008,938,000 18,000 2.082.23 (0.15)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,392,0002,321,000 71,000 0.870.89 (0.02)
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM9,347,0009,087,000 260,000 2.062.20 (0.14)
MomCBS9:00PM8,130,0007,955,000 175,000 1.771.75 0.02
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,437,0006,493,000 (56,000)1.381.47 (0.09)
ScandalABC900PM6,955,000
6,955,000 2.15
2.15
The 100CW9:00PM1,322,0001,567,000 (245,000)0.490.59 (0.10)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM6,467,0006,341,000 126,000 1.441.36 0.08 REPEAT vs. Hell
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,103,0006,232,000 (129,000)1.091.10 (0.01)
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM5,822,0006,651,000 (829,000)1.841.16 0.68 vs. Madoff Fall
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM5,399,0005,643,000 (244,000)1.091.15 (0.06)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,123,0006,754,000 (631,000)1.201.18 0.02
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM4,567,000
4,567,000 1.00
1.00 REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
6,657,000 (6,657,000)
1.21 (1.21)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM4,166,0003,568,000 598,000 0.800.86 (0.06)
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM3,172,0003,129,000 43,000 0.700.88 (0.18)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,084,0001,093,000 (9,000)0.400.42 (0.02)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM
4,811,000 (4,811,000)
0.97 (0.97)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,760,000
8,760,000 1.30
1.30
Super Bowl Halftime ShowsCBS9:00PM
5,588,000 (5,588,000)
1.11 (1.11)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,691,0006,139,000 552,000 1.701.40 0.30
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,132,0004,423,000 (291,000)0.900.95 (0.05)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM2,147,0002,204,000 (57,000)0.500.58 (0.08)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM802,000921,000 (119,000)0.300.36 (0.06)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,884,000
10,884,000 1.40
1.40
20/20ABC10:00PM7,179,0005,747,000 1,432,000 1.701.18 0.52
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,108,0004,933,000 (825,000)0.901.00 (0.10)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
48 Hours MysteryCBS8:00PM4,710,0003,899,000 811,000 0.800.78 0.02 vs. SB Commercials
ScandalABC8:00PM1,400,000
1,400,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
ABC Republican DebateABC8:00PM
13,335,000 (13,335,000)
2.13 (2.13)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,570,0003,961,000 609,000 0.800.75 0.05 8-10P
NASCAR Sprint Fox8:00PM4,440,000
4,440,000 1.00
1.00 8-10P
X-FilesFox8:00PM
1,928,000 (1,928,000)
0.44 (0.44)
CBS Republican DebateCBS9:00PM11,620,0004,428,000 7,192,000 2.001.01 0.99 9-11P vs. NFL Honors
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM

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How To Get Away/MurderABC9:00PM1,080,000
1,080,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
LuciferFox9:00PM
1,753,000 (1,753,000)
0.45 (0.45)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM

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20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM2,580,000
2,580,000 0.50
0.50
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,860,0003,155,000 (295,000)0.700.88 (0.18)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 21 (Feb. 8-14) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,249,0003.84
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,582,0002.59
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu9,347,0002.06
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,191,0001.96
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,850,0001.85
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,020,0001.84
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,130,0001.77
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed6,363,0001.59
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed6,632,0001.56
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu6,467,0001.44REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon5,189,0001.43
New GirlFox8:00PMTue3,097,0001.40
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,228,0001.15
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,283,0001.01
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue2,419,0000.92
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon3,336,0000.90
The MuppetsABC8:30PMTue2,707,0000.82
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,906,0000.74
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun1,123,0000.50REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun954,0000.41REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun838,0000.38REPEAT
BordertownFox9:30PMSun876,0000.36REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun838,0000.32REPEAT
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun654,0000.29REPEAT
Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
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.

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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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