Sunday, November 06, 2016

Week 7 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 7 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. Fox 10.78/18 rating/share (+42% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC  4.75/8 (+21%); #3. CBS 4.31/7 (-18%); #4. NBC 3.81/6 (-16%); #5. The CW 1.01/2 (-6%).
Total Viewers: #1. Fox 19.375 million (+50% from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC 7.442 million (+23%); #3. CBS 6.789 million (-19%); #4. NBC 5.986 million (-17%); #5. The CW 1.597 million (-6%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 5.67/19 rating/share (+56% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. ABC 1.63/5 (+17%); #3. NBC 1.35/4 (-22%); #4. CBS 1.18/4 (-22%); #5. The CW 0.56/2 (-5%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 6 (10/24/16-10/30/16, LIVE+SD). Fox of course won the week in A18-49, thanks to the World Series and did a big 4.44 rating.  NBC settled for #2 thanks with a 2.03 rating powered by SNF. CBS was #3 with a 1.21 rating, while ABC also had a 1.21 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was #1 with 16.158 million, with CBS #2 at 7.641 million.  NBC was #3 with 7.484 million and ABC at #4 with 5.061 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-11/3/16, LIVE+SD), Fox is now #1 in A18-49 with a 2.34 rating thanks to the 7-game World Series, followed by NBC at #2 with a 2.07 rating. CBS is  #3 with a 1.75 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.40 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.097 million, followed by Fox now at #2 with 7.783 million, NBC at #3 with 7.589 million and ABC at #4 with 5.90 million.

Back to week 7 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6), 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:


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Week 7 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 30)(Week 5)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,575,00015,993,000 (5,418,000)1.242.99 (1.75)
AFVABC7:00PM4,531,0004,420,000 111,000 0.810.76 0.05 vs. REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM
1,382,000 (1,382,000)
0.54 (0.54)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,338,0005,405,000 (67,000)1.731.79 (0.06)
The OTFox7:37PM14,084,0003,014,000 11,070,000 4.451.41 3.04 vs. Bob's
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM9,735,00011,395,000 (1,660,000)1.241.68 (0.44)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,055,0003,401,000 (346,000)0.921.02 (0.10)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,076,0009,150,000 926,000 3.443.07 0.37
World SeriesFox8:00PM23,638,000
23,638,000 6.73
6.73 812-1151P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
3,362,000 (3,362,000)
1.54 (1.54)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,023,00017,707,000 316,000 6.506.02 0.48 831-1205A
Son of ZornFox8:30PM
2,271,000 (2,271,000)
1.01 (1.01)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM7,908,0009,043,000 (1,135,000)0.801.08 (0.28)
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM2,665,0003,069,000 (404,000)0.630.70 (0.07)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
2,492,000 (2,492,000)
1.23 (1.23)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM
2,140,000 (2,140,000)
0.87 (0.87)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,796,0005,389,000 (593,000)0.620.77 (0.15)
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,433,0002,789,000 (356,000)0.630.71 (0.08)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM6,420,0007,909,000 (1,489,000)1.301.66 (0.36)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,389,00011,030,000 (641,000)1.481.63 (0.15)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,475,00011,173,000 (1,698,000)2.052.74 (0.69)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,158,0003,477,000 (319,000)1.001.14 (0.14)
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,217,0002,651,000 (434,000)0.640.82 (0.18)
Man With a PlanCBS8:30PM5,953,0007,419,000 (1,466,000)1.271.60 (0.33)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM4,994,0005,601,000 (607,000)1.301.39 (0.09)
LuciferFox9:00PM3,417,0003,550,000 (133,000)0.941.03 (0.09)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM967,0001,100,000 (133,000)0.390.43 (0.04)
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM4,275,0004,871,000 (596,000)0.941.10 (0.16)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM6,505,0007,025,000 (520,000)1.111.22 (0.11)
All-Access NashvilleABC10:00PM4,460,0004,743,000 (283,000)0.660.82 (0.16)vs. Conviction
TimelessNBC10:00PM5,235,0005,474,000 (239,000)1.131.31 (0.18)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM10,444,00014,075,000 (3,631,000)1.091.75 (0.66)REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,432,0005,716,000 (284,000)1.401.50 (0.10)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM6,864,0009,408,000 (2,544,000)1.472.11 (0.64)REPEAT
World Series Fox8:05PM23,396,00019,368,000 4,028,000 6.625.57 1.05 804-1140P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM

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The FlashCW8:00PM2,765,0002,800,000 (35,000)0.991.04 (0.05)
American HousewifeABC8:30PM5,103,0005,202,000 (99,000)1.511.59 (0.08)
New GirlFox8:30PM

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BullCBS9:00PM8,039,00011,611,000 (3,572,000)1.001.50 (0.50)REPEAT
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM3,508,0003,976,000 (468,000)1.071.24 (0.17)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM8,480,0008,675,000 (195,000)2.312.41 (0.10)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM

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No TomorrowCW9:00PM760,000776,000 (16,000)0.250.27 (0.02)
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM2,732,0003,224,000 (492,000)0.810.98 (0.17)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM7,033,0009,616,000 (2,583,000)0.941.33 (0.39)REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC10:00PM2,432,0002,298,000 134,000 0.780.76 0.02
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,651,0006,934,000 (283,000)1.451.59 (0.14)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM6,932,0008,295,000 (1,363,000)1.551.85 (0.30)
50th CMA AwardsABC8:00PM12,495,000
12,495,000 2.86
2.86 8-1122P
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM
6,413,000 (6,413,000)
1.78 (1.78)
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM3,089,0005,204,000 (2,115,000)0.631.11 (0.48)REPEAT vs. Blindspot
World SeriesFox7:58PM40,043,00017,392,000 22,651,000 12.614.76 7.85 758-1248A
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM

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ArrowCW8:00PM1,612,0001,872,000 (260,000)0.600.69 (0.09)
SpeechlessABC8:30PM
5,853,000 (5,853,000)
1.69 (1.69)
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM4,243,0007,658,000 (3,415,000)0.821.56 (0.74)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
7,381,000 (7,381,000)
2.26 (2.26)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,382,0005,849,000 (2,467,000)0.831.49 (0.66)REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM

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FrequencyCW9:00PM905,000990,000 (85,000)0.280.31 (0.03)
black-ishABC9:30PM
5,742,000 (5,742,000)
1.71 (1.71)
Code BlackCBS10:00PM4,451,0005,668,000 (1,217,000)0.740.98 (0.24)
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM
5,958,000 (5,958,000)
1.23 (1.23)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM3,198,0005,814,000 (2,616,000)0.721.30 (0.58)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,177,00014,309,000 (132,000)3.073.39 (0.32)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,597,0008,165,000 (568,000)2.092.22 (0.13)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM3,583,0004,213,000 (630,000)1.101.29 (0.19)
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,387,0003,393,000 (6,000)0.830.82 0.01
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,745,0001,753,000 (8,000)0.610.57 0.04
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM8,055,0008,814,000 (759,000)1.631.91 (0.28)
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PM3,683,0003,885,000 (202,000)1.211.18 0.03
MomCBS9:00PM6,845,0007,023,000 (178,000)1.271.48 (0.21)
NotoriousABC9:00PM3,597,0003,754,000 (157,000)0.750.81 (0.06)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,833,0007,106,000 (273,000)1.321.47 (0.15)
PitchFox9:00PM2,713,0002,905,000 (192,000)0.850.82 0.03
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,805,0001,683,000 122,000 0.690.59 0.10
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM5,923,0005,960,000 (37,000)1.281.41 (0.13)
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM5,374,0006,229,000 (855,000)0.881.05 (0.17)
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,082,0004,069,000 13,000 1.161.20 (0.04)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,449,0005,515,000 (66,000)1.071.16 (0.09)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,600,0007,268,000 332,000 1.100.95 0.15
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,200,000
6,200,000 1.10
1.10
Charlie Brown PumpkinABC8:00PM
4,091,000 (4,091,000)
1.02 (1.02)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM2,740,0002,722,000 18,000 0.600.58 0.02
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,360,000
3,360,000 1.10
1.10
World SeriesFox8:00PM
19,384,000 (19,384,000)
5.19 (5.19)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM990,000901,000 89,000 0.400.35 0.05
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,180,000
4,180,000 0.80
0.80
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,380,0008,497,000 883,000 1.201.05 0.15
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,200,0004,408,000 792,000 1.101.09 0.01
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,770,0004,378,000 392,000 1.000.88 0.12 9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM1,930,000
1,930,000 0.70
0.70
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM560,000453,000 107,000 0.200.19 0.01
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,610,0008,878,000 732,000 1.101.06 0.04
20/20ABC10:00PM3,760,0003,487,000 273,000 0.800.71 0.09
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballCBS8:00PM

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Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
2,818,000 (2,818,000)
0.43 (0.43)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM
5,380,000 (5,380,000)
1.66 (1.66)8-11P
Breeder's CupNBC8:00PM

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Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
3,509,000 (3,509,000)
0.57 (0.57)
PitchFox8:00PM

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World SeriesFox8:00PM
16,705,000 (16,705,000)
4.23 (4.23)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
2,409,000 (2,409,000)
0.42 (0.42)
Dateline MysteryNBC9:00PM

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Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM

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48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
3,916,000 (3,916,000)
0.63 (0.63)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,587,000 (2,587,000)
0.62 (0.62)


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 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,177,0003.07
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu8,055,0001.63
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue5,103,0001.51
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue5,432,0001.40
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon6,420,0001.30
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon4,994,0001.30
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu5,923,0001.28
Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon5,953,0001.27
MomCBS9:00PMThu6,845,0001.27
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu3,683,0001.21
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu3,583,0001.10
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,200,0001.1
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,508,0001.07
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon4,275,0000.94
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue2,732,0000.81
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,180,0000.8
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
New GirlFox8:30PMTue

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue

preempted
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:30PMThu


Great NewsNBC8:00PMThu


MarlonNBC9:30PMThu


PowerlessNBC8:30PMTue


Trial & ErrorsNBC9:00PMTue


Superior DonutsCBS9:30PMThu


Downward DogABC9:00PMTue


Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue


Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun


The MickFox8:30PMTue



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, September 29

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 28)

Tuesday, September 29

  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/We Are Men) - Catch Kal on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Sarah is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Brett Gelman (Fleabag/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) - Jason is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Zachary Quinto (So Notorious) - Zachary will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ravi Patel (Grandfathered) - Ravi appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken talks about The Masked Singer and I Can See Your Voice on E!'s Daily Pop at 11am.


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