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

Saturday, October 23

Danger Force - "An Imposter Among Us" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Rick Twitler returns with a new plan to control Mika's mind through a spooky VR video game; it's up to Danger Force to exorcise the Rick Twitler out of Mika before they're all plunged back into the Dark Ages for good.

Side Hustle - "Scare Bear" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It's Halloween and the kids open a haunted house; they recruit Mad Scientist Fisher to use unorthodox technology to bring a stuffed bear to life; when the evil creature escapes, the kids must work together to stop it before it's too late.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

Friday, October 22

  • Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Watch Martin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) and Brendan Hunt (Ted Lasso) - Jason, Brendan and Joe Kelly are guests on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Montana Jordan (Young Sheldon) - Montana appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky talks about his new podcast, Absolutely Mental, on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) - Quinta is a guest on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Benanti (Younger/The Detour/Go On) - Laura will be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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10/19 - One Final Family Reunion on Netflix; Apple TV+ Announces Premiere Date for Harriet the Spy
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10/17 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 18, 2021)
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10/15 - Dickinson Final Season Date Announced; Superstar: Robin Williams to Air Next Week (Oct. 20)
10/14 - Antenna TV's Bewitched 24-Hour Halloween Marathon; Rewind TV's Sabrina Witch-O-Ween Marathon
10/13 - Head of the Class Reboot Premieres Nov. 4, Guest Stars Robin Givens; The Bear Coming to FX
10/12 - CBS Picks Up First 2 New Series for Full Seasons; On My Block Spinoff Series Cast Set
10/11 - Netflix Orders That '90s Show Featuring Red and Kitty; Nash Bridges Movie Premieres Nov. 27 on USA Network
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10/08 - Fri-Yay: CBS’s Ghosts Is the Most Interesting New Comedy of the Year; Insecure to Hold Festival for Final Season
10/07 - Mini Desperate Housewives Reunion on Hallmark Christmas Movie; The Kids Tonight Show Premieres Oct. 14
10/06 - And Just Like That... We Get a Premiere Date; The CW Holiday Specials Schedule
10/05 - New Peanuts Holiday Special on Apple TV+, PBS to Air Classic Holiday Specials; COZI TV Acquires Heartland
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10/03 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 4, 2021)
10/02 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 11 Premiere Date Set; Lori Loughlin Returns to TV Role
10/01 - Fri-Yay: The Fall 2021 Sitcom Line-up Is Pretty Bare; Bounce Renews Johnson for Season 2
09/30 - It's a Wonderful Lifetime Expands with 35 New Movies; Hulu & Lifetime Acquire Castle
09/29 - Curb Your Enthusiasm Returns Yet Again; Archer Returning for Lucky Season 13 on FXX
09/28 - Nick at Nite Acquires Mike & Molly; NBC Orders Night Court to Series
09/27 - MeTV Network Halloween Schedule; HBO Max Renews The Other Two for Third Season
09/26 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 27, 2021)
09/25 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Night Court Reboot Gets Series Order; Season Premiere Date Set for The Orville
09/24 - Fri-Yay: Ted Lasso Wins Big at The Emmys; CBS Expands Ghosts Premiere to One-Hour; Remembering Willie Garson of Sex and the City, Director Jay Sandrich
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