Sunday, November 13, 2016

Week 8 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 8 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 4.65/8 rating/share (+22% in rating from first four nights week 7); #2. CBS  4.59/8 (+6%); #3. ABC 4.51/8 (-5%); #4. Fox 2.51/4 (-77%); #5. The CW 0.89/1 (-12%).
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 7.676 million (+28% from first four nights week 7); #2. CBS 7.406 million (+9%); #3. ABC 7.135 million (-4%); #4. Fox 4.072 million (-79%); #5. The CW 1.423 million (-11%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.09/7 rating/share (+55% in rating from first four nights week 7); #2. ABC 1.73/5 (+6%); #3. CBS 1.68/5 (+42%); #4. Fox 1.25/4 (-78%); #5. The CW 0.47/1 (-16%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 7 (10/31/16-11/6/16, LIVE+SD). Fox of course won the week in A18-49, thanks to the World Series and did a big 3.65 rating.  NBC settled for #2 thanks with a 1.83 rating powered by SNF. CBS was #3 with a 1.68 rating boosted by an NFL overrun, while ABC did a 1.38 rating.  Among total viewers, Fox was #1 with 12.280 million, with CBS #2 at 8.683 million.  NBC was #3 with 6.869 million and ABC at #4 with 6.088 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-11/10/16, LIVE+SD), Fox is now #1 in A18-49 with a 2.17 rating thanks to the 7-game World Series, followed by NBC at #2 with a 2.09 rating. CBS is  #3 with a 1.78 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.41 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.086 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.619 million, Fox dropped to #3 with 7.192 million and ABC at #4 with 5.901 million.

Back to week 8 (Nov. 7-13), 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 8 (Nov. 7-13) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 6)(Week 6)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:50PM14,047,00010,575,000 3,472,000 2.391.24 1.15
AFVABC7:00PM5,768,0004,531,000 1,237,000 1.010.81 0.20
Son of ZornFox7:16PM1,921,000
1,921,000 0.70
0.70 REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM4,836,0005,338,000 (502,000)1.491.73 (0.24)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,422,00014,084,000 (11,662,000)1.034.45 (3.42)vs. OT
NCIS: LACBS8:50PM10,256,0009,735,000 521,000 1.361.24 0.12
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,558,0003,055,000 503,000 1.060.92 0.14
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,129,00010,076,000 53,000 3.433.44 (0.01)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,143,000
3,143,000 1.38
1.38
World SeriesFox8:00PM
23,638,000 (23,638,000)
6.73 (6.73)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,325,00018,023,000 302,000 6.606.50 0.10 832-1128P
Son of ZornFox8:30PM2,081,000
2,081,000 0.91
0.91
Madam SecretaryCBS9:50PM8,238,0007,908,000 330,000 0.990.80 0.19
Secrets & LiesABC9:00PM2,830,0002,665,000 165,000 0.620.63 (0.01)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,600,000
2,600,000 1.25
1.25
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,134,000
2,134,000 0.89
0.89
ElementaryCBS10:50PM4,679,0004,796,000 (117,000)0.630.62 0.01
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,195,0002,433,000 (238,000)0.600.63 (0.03)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM7,414,0006,420,000 994,000 1.711.30 0.41
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,840,00010,389,000 451,000 1.581.48 0.10 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,968,0009,475,000 493,000 2.312.05 0.26 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,519,0003,158,000 361,000 1.231.00 0.23
SupergirlCW8:00PM2,471,0002,217,000 254,000 0.740.64 0.10
Man With a PlanCBS8:30PM6,257,0005,953,000 304,000 1.431.27 0.16
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM5,423,0004,994,000 429,000 1.361.30 0.06
LuciferFox9:00PM3,515,0003,417,000 98,000 1.020.94 0.08
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,077,000967,000 110,000 0.440.39 0.05
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM5,023,0004,275,000 748,000 1.050.94 0.11
ScorpionCBS10:00PM6,923,0006,505,000 418,000 1.131.11 0.02
ConvictionABC10:00PM3,641,0004,460,000 (819,000)0.640.66 (0.02)vs. All Nashville
SNL ElectionNBC10:00PM8,022,0005,235,000 2,787,000 2.141.13 1.01 vs. Timeless










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS Election CoverageCBS8:00PM8,142,000
8,142,000 2.38
2.38 8-11P
ABC Election CoverageABC8:00PM9,156,000
9,156,000 2.70
2.70 8-11P
NBC Election CoverageNBC8:00PM11,219,000
11,219,000 4.00
4.00 8-11P
Fox Election CoverageFox8:00PM3,515,000
3,515,000 1.24
1.24 8-10P
NCISCBS8:00PM
10,444,000 (10,444,000)
1.09 (1.09)
The MiddleABC8:00PM
5,432,000 (5,432,000)
1.40 (1.40)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM
6,864,000 (6,864,000)
1.47 (1.47)
World Series Fox8:05PM
23,396,000 (23,396,000)
6.62 (6.62)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM

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The FlashCW8:00PM893,0002,765,000 (1,872,000)0.250.99 (0.74)REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PM
5,103,000 (5,103,000)
1.51 (1.51)
New GirlFox8:30PM

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BullCBS9:00PM
8,039,000 (8,039,000)
1.00 (1.00)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM
3,508,000 (3,508,000)
1.07 (1.07)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM
8,480,000 (8,480,000)
2.31 (2.31)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM

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No TomorrowCW9:00PM475,000760,000 (285,000)0.130.25 (0.12)REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM
2,732,000 (2,732,000)
0.81 (0.81)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM
7,033,000 (7,033,000)
0.94 (0.94)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC10:00PM
2,432,000 (2,432,000)
0.78 (0.78)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM
6,651,000 (6,651,000)
1.45 (1.45)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,809,0006,932,000 1,877,000 1.891.55 0.34
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM6,462,000
6,462,000 1.98
1.98
50th CMA AwardsABC8:00PM
12,495,000 (12,495,000)
2.86 (2.86)
BlindspotNBC8:00PM4,898,0003,089,000 1,809,000 1.050.63 0.42 vs. SVU(R)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM7,019,000
7,019,000 1.81
1.81
World SeriesFox7:58PM
40,043,000 (40,043,000)
12.61 (12.61)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,946,0001,612,000 334,000 0.680.60 0.08
SpeechlessABC8:30PM5,641,000
5,641,000 1.71
1.71
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM7,371,0004,243,000 3,128,000 1.320.82 0.50 vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,229,000
7,229,000 2.30
2.30
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,547,0003,382,000 2,165,000 1.300.83 0.47 vs. REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM8,151,000
8,151,000 2.87
2.87
FrequencyCW9:00PM1,051,000905,000 146,000 0.310.28 0.03
black-ishABC9:30PM5,268,000
5,268,000 1.54
1.54
Code BlackCBS10:00PM6,034,0004,451,000 1,583,000 0.930.74 0.19
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM5,559,000
5,559,000 1.22
1.22
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM5,698,0003,198,000 2,500,000 1.310.72 0.59 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,472,00014,177,000 295,000 3.423.07 0.35
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,246,0007,597,000 (351,000)1.912.09 (0.18)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,006,0003,583,000 423,000 1.221.10 0.12
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,333,0003,387,000 (54,000)0.660.83 (0.17)
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,768,0001,745,000 23,000 0.620.61 0.01
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM7,686,0008,055,000 (369,000)1.671.63 0.04
SuperstoreNBC8:30PM3,794,0003,683,000 111,000 1.251.21 0.04 vs. Good
MomCBS9:00PM7,098,0006,845,000 253,000 1.511.27 0.24
NotoriousABC9:00PM3,775,0003,597,000 178,000 0.880.75 0.13
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,714,0006,833,000 (119,000)1.361.32 0.04
PitchFox9:00PM2,637,0002,713,000 (76,000)0.660.85 (0.19)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,703,0001,805,000 (102,000)0.600.69 (0.09)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,230,0005,923,000 307,000 1.461.28 0.18
Pure GeniusCBS10:00PM5,387,0005,374,000 13,000 0.930.88 0.05
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,323,0004,082,000 241,000 1.241.16 0.08
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM5,870,0005,449,000 421,000 1.211.07 0.14










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM7,704,0007,591,000 113,000 1.101.08 0.02
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,276,0006,257,000 19,000 1.101.08 0.02
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM2,723,0002,557,000 166,000 0.600.62 (0.02)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,306,0003,375,000 (69,000)1.101.06 0.04
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,019,000940,000 79,000 0.400.36 0.04
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,435,0004,124,000 311,000 0.900.80 0.10
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,811,0009,477,000 334,000 1.401.16 0.24
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,396,0005,223,000 173,000 1.201.15 0.05
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,710,0004,845,000 (135,000)1.001.00 - 9-11P
The ExorcistFox9:00PM1,654,0001,834,000 (180,000)0.600.64 (0.04)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW9:00PM547,000539,000 8,000 0.200.20 -
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,177,0009,761,000 416,000 1.301.10 0.20
20/20ABC10:00PM5,207,0003,768,000 1,439,000 1.100.78 0.32
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,685,000
3,685,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
College FootballCBS8:00PM
10,385,000 (10,385,000)
3.11 (3.11)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM5,740,0004,969,000 771,000 1.701.44 0.26 8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,088,000
4,088,000 0.70
0.70 8-10P
Breeder's CupNBC8:00PM
2,264,000 (2,264,000)
0.34 (0.34)
College FootballFox8:00PM3,020,000
3,020,000 0.90
0.90 8-11P
PitchFox8:00PM
1,199,000 (1,199,000)
0.31 (0.31)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,745,000
3,745,000 0.50
0.50
Dateline MysteryNBC9:00PM
3,205,000 (3,205,000)
0.50 (0.50)
Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM
1,542,000 (1,542,000)
0.32 (0.32)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,085,000
5,085,000 0.80
0.80
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,230,0003,135,000 95,000 0.800.72 0.08 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 8 (Nov. 7-13) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,472,0003.42
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,229,0002.30
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed6,462,0001.98
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon7,414,0001.71
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed5,641,0001.71
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu7,686,0001.67
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,268,0001.54
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,098,0001.51
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,230,0001.46
Man with a PlaceCBS8:30PMMon6,257,0001.43
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,143,0001.38
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon5,423,0001.36
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,600,0001.25
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMThu3,794,0001.25
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,006,0001.22
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,276,0001.1
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon5,023,0001.05
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,422,0001.03
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun2,081,0000.91
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,435,0000.9
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,134,0000.89
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,921,0000.70REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue

preempted
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue

preempted
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue

preempted
New GirlFox8:30PMTue

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue

preempted
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


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Saturday, August 24

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 19)

Friday, August 23

  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) - Watch Henry on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Idris Elba (Turn Up Charlie) - Idris is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy is a guest on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara/Raising Dad) - Brie appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Chloe x Halle (grown-ish) - Chloe x Halle are guests on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jillian Bell (Bless the Harts/Workaholics) - Jillian talks about Brittany Runs a Marathon on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - John talks about The Fanatic on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Tilly (Out of Practice) - Jennifer will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Christine Lakin (Hollywood Darlings/Step by Step) - Christine is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.


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The Brady Bunch - 50th Anniversary The Brady-est TV & Movie Collection Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season Two The Good Place - The Complete Third Season Life in Pieces - The Complete Fourth Season Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six

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07/30 - The Good Place - The Complete Third Season
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