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Ratings News - 29th November 2016

  • Last Week's Final Adjusted Ratings

  • Early HH Ratings from Marc Berman (programminginsider)
    The analysis below is based on the early household numbers and are NOT the same as the numbers that will be posted in the above table later. (See the About section below)

    NOTE: The opinions expressed here are NOT those of SpoilerTV but of the Author of this Article, Marc Berman.

    “The Voice” (NBC), “Supergirl” (CW)

    -Honorable Mention:
    “CMA Country Christmas” (ABC)

    “Gotham” (Fox), “Jane the Virgin” (CW), “Conviction” (ABC), “Timeless” (NBC)


    Ratings Breakdown:
    ‘Tis the season for holiday specials and repeats, so it was no surprise to see “CMA Country Christmas” on ABC and a night of predominantly encore telecasts on CBS. The two-hour “CMA Country Music Special” was on the overnight map with a respectable 4.7 rating/7 share in households from 8-10 p.m., which fluctuated by only four-tenths of a rating point within the four half-hours. Directly opposite it was “The Voice” on NBC, which dominated the block with a 6.3/10.

    Both ABC and NBC, however, dropped considerably in the 10 p.m. with ABC’s “Conviction” third at a 2.9/ 5 and NBC’s “Timeless” tied with an encore telecast of CBS’ “Scorpion” at a 3.5/ 6. The arrival of ABC’s “Quantico” into the Monday 10 p.m. hour in January is unlikely to be much of an improvement.

    Earlier in the evening on CBS were repeats of sitcoms “The Big Bang Theory” (#2: 5.5/ 9), “Kevin Can Wait” (#3: 3.8/ 6) and “Man With a Plan” (#2: 4.8/ 7) from 8-9:30 p.m., followed by an original installment of “The Odd Couple” at a third-place 3.2/ 5 at 9:30 p.m.

    Over at The CW, “Supergirl” remains the real deal with a 2.5/ 4 in the 8 p.m. hour up a staggering 257 percent over the 0.7/ 1 for former time period occupant “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” on the year-ago evening. “Jane the Virgin,” a worthy entry creatively, stumbled to a 0.9/ 1 in the household overnights at 9 p.m., however.

    Fox capped off the night with “Gotham” at a 2.5/ 4 in the 8 p.m. hour, which was down by 19 percent year-to-year, followed by “Lucifer” at 2.8/ 4 at 9 p.m., which remains a vast improvement over short-lived year-ago drama occupant “Minority Report.”

    Here is the half-hour breakdown for Monday, November 21:

    8:00 p.m.
    ABC – “CMA Country Christmas”: 4.9/ 8 (#3)
    CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 5.5/ 9 (#2)
    NBC – “The Voice”: 6.4/10 (#1)
    Fox – “Gotham”: 2.5/ 4 (#5)
    CW – “Supergirl”: 2.6/ 4 (#4)

    8:30 p.m.
    ABC – “CMA Country Christmas”: 4.8/ 7 (#2)
    CBS – “Kevin Can Wait” (R): 3.8/ 6 (#3)
    NBC – “The Voice”: 6.2/ 9 (#1)
    Fox – “Gotham”: 2.4/ 7 (#5)
    CW – “Supergirl”: 2.5/ 4 (#4)

    9:00 p.m.
    ABC – “CMA Country Christmas”: 4.8/ 7 (#2)
    CBS – “Man with a Plan” (R): 3.2/ 5 (#3)
    NBC – “The Voice”: 6.2/ 9 (#1)
    Fox – “Lucifer”: 2.8/ 4 (#4)
    CW – “Jane the Virgin”: 0.9/ 1 (#5)

    9:30 p.m.
    ABC – “CMA Country Christmas”: 4.4/ 7 (#2)
    CBS – “The Odd Couple”: 3.2/ 5 (#3)
    NBC – “The Voice”: 6.2/10 (#1)
    Fox – “Lucifer”: 2.7/ 4 (#4)
    CW – “Jane the Virgin”: 0.8/ 1 (#5)

    10:00 p.m.
    ABC – “Conviction”: 3.1/ 5 (#3)
    CBS – “Scorpion” (R): 3.5/ 6 (#1t)
    NBC – “Timeless”: 3.5/ 6 (#1t)

    10:30 p.m.
    ABC – “Conviction”: 2.7/ 5 (#3)
    CBS – “Scorpion” (R): 3.4/ 6 (#3)
    NBC – “Timeless”: 3.5/ 6 (#1)

    Source: Nielsen Media Research

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