Sunday, March 13, 2016

Week 25 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 25 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu, LIVE+SD): 

Households: #1. NBC 5.44/9 rating/share (+10% in rating from first four nights week 24); #2. CBS  4.48/8 (-17%); #3. ABC 3.49/6 (-2%); #4. Fox 2.80/5 (-1%); #5. The CW 0.71/1 (-11%).
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 8.780 million (+11% from first four nights week 24); #2. CBS 7.046 million (-18%); #3. ABC 5.247 million (-3%); #4. Fox 4.506 million (-1%); #5. The CW 1.120 million (-10%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.85/6 rating/share (+52% in rating from first four nights week 24); #2. CBS 1.56/5 (-9%); #3. ABC 1.55/5 (-2%); #4. Fox 1.28/4 (-23%); #5. The CW 0.40/1 (-46%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 24 (2/29-3/6/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49 with a 1.46 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.25 rating. ABC was a close #3 with a 1.23 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.05 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 7.699 million, with NBC #2 at 6.373 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.438 million and Fox at #4 with 3.589 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-3/10/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.01 rating, followed by NBC at #2 with a 1.94 rating. It's gonna be a race to the finish in May to see who is #1.  Fox at #3 with a 1.66 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.40 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.796 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.318 million, ABC back to #3 with 5.534 million and Fox now at #4 with 5.280.

Back to week 25 (3/7-3/13/16), 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 25 (Mar 7-13) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar 6)(Week 24)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,443,0006,518,0004,925,000 1.310.760.55 vs. REPEAT
Once Upona a TimeABC7:00PM2,612,000
2,612,000 0.63
0.63 REPEAT
Oscars Red Carpet LiveABC7:00PM
11,528,000(11,528,000)
2.60(2.60)
The VoiceNBC7:00PM4,413,0005,676,000(1,263,000)1.050.970.08 7-9P REPEAT vs. Dateline 7-830
Fox Sprint Cup WinnerFox7:08PM6,279,000
6,279,000 1.66
1.66
Fox Sprint Cup WinnerFox7:18PM4,478,000
4,478,000 1.26
1.26
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM
1,771,000(1,771,000)
0.65(0.65)
Oscars Red Carpet LiveABC7:32PM
15,703,000(15,703,000)
3.98(3.98)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,638,0001,740,000898,000 1.110.710.40 vs. REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,194,0005,720,0004,474,000 1.150.750.40 vs. 60 Min(R)
Once Upona a TimeABC8:00PM4,012,000
4,012,000 1.28
1.28
Oscars Red Carpet LiveABC8:01PM
22,284,000(22,284,000)
5.90(5.90)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,086,0002,197,000889,000 1.300.890.41 vs. REPEAT
The Academy AwardsABC8:30PM
34,425,000(34,425,000)
10.46(10.46)
NBC MovieNBC8:30PM
1,940,000(1,940,000)
0.56(0.56)
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM1,853,0001,334,000519,000 0.790.510.28 vs. REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM7,268,000
7,268,000 0.86
0.86
CBS MovieCBS9:00PM
3,823,000(3,823,000)
0.58(0.58)
The FamilyABC9:00PM3,134,000
3,134,000 0.84
0.84
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,937,000
5,937,000 1.44
1.44 9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,738,0001,687,0001,051,000 1.310.730.58 vs. REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,722,0001,383,0001,339,000 1.080.510.57 vs. Bordertown(R)
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM5,724,000
5,724,000 0.83
0.83
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,479,000
3,479,000 1.11
1.11
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM7,044,000
7,044,000 1.47
1.47 REPEAT
SupergirlCBS8:00PM
6,690,000(6,690,000)
1.39(1.39)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,477,0008,171,000(694,000)2.212.51(0.30)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,447,00013,332,000115,000 3.243.38(0.14)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,539,0004,124,000415,000 1.491.460.03
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM813,000863,000(50,000)0.270.32(0.05)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM7,436,000
7,436,000 1.68
1.68 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM6,402,0009,228,000(2,826,000)1.161.51(0.35)REPEAT
LuciferFox9:00PM4,237,0003,910,000327,000 1.351.270.08
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM920,000905,00015,000 0.350.340.01
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM6,190,0007,942,000(1,752,000)0.991.23(0.24)REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM5,677,0005,258,000419,000 1.101.080.02
BlindspotNBC10:00PM6,588,0006,848,000(260,000)1.711.79(0.08)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCIS: New OrleansCBS8:00PM8,483,00015,444,000(6,961,000)1.162.04(0.88)REPEAT vs. NCIS
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,940,000
4,940,000 1.36
1.36
The MuppetsABC8:00PM
2,733,000(2,733,000)
0.88(0.88)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,536,00012,285,0001,251,000 3.142.990.15 8-10P
New GirlFox8:00PM2,654,0002,615,00039,000 1.231.150.08
The FlashCW8:00PM1,166,000
1,166,000 0.35
0.35 REPEAT
World Dog AwardsCW8:00PM
999,000(999,000)
0.26(0.26)
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PM3,991,000
3,991,000 1.13
1.13
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM1,937,0002,025,000(88,000)0.780.79(0.01)
NCISCBS9:00PM8,162,00011,724,000(3,562,000)1.111.60(0.49)REPEAT vs. NCIS: NO
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM3,523,0002,349,0001,174,000 1.140.730.41 vs. Carter
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM

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Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM1,455,0001,848,000(393,000)0.590.78(0.19)REPEAT
iZombieCW9:00PM733,000
733,000 0.26
0.26 REPEAT
The GrinderFox9:30PM1,307,0001,612,000(305,000)0.460.61(0.15)REPEAT
LimitlessCBS10:00PM5,396,0004,897,000499,000 1.060.810.25 vs. CBS News
Of Kings and ProphetsABC10:00PM3,326,0003,195,000131,000 0.770.720.05 PREMIERE vs. ABC News
Little Big ShotsNBC10:00PM12,814,0005,882,0006,932,000 2.921.451.47 PREMIERE vs. NBC News










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,261,0009,237,00024,000 2.142.21(0.07)
The MiddleABC8:00PM4,868,0007,076,000(2,208,000)1.072.05(0.98)REPEAT vs. Goldbergs
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,179,000
9,179,000 2.05
2.05 8-10P REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM
7,437,000(7,437,000)
1.19(1.19)
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,717,0003,522,000195,000 0.940.920.02
ArrowCW8:00PM1,119,0001,456,000(337,000)0.310.32(0.01)REPEAT vs. Animal Special
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,233,0006,327,000(2,094,000)1.101.79(0.69)REPEAT vs. ONeals
Victoria's Secret SwimCBS9:00PM2,905,0009,319,000(6,414,000)0.671.94(1.27)vs. CrimMinds
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,620,0008,216,000(3,596,000)1.252.62(1.37)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
6,860,000(6,860,000)
1.57(1.57)
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM3,755,0003,377,000378,000 1.211.040.17
SupernaturalCW9:00PM999,0001,057,000(58,000)0.270.34(0.07)REPEAT vs. MADtv(R)
black-ishABC9:30PM4,239,0006,008,000(1,769,000)1.171.85(0.68)REPEAT vs. O'Neals
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM5,939,0006,608,000(669,000)1.001.23(0.23)
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,704,0003,240,000464,000 0.860.830.03 FINALE
The Carmichael ShowNBC10:00PM4,091,000
4,091,000 1.03
1.03 PREMIERE
The Carmichael ShowNBC10:30PM2,702,000
2,702,000 0.69
0.69 REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
7,169,000(7,169,000)
1.51(1.51)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,682,00010,083,0004,599,000 3.531.941.59 vs. REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,525,0007,665,000(140,000)2.082.25(0.17)
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM2,224,0002,337,000(113,000)0.540.520.02
American IdolFox8:00PM8,060,0008,737,000(677,000)1.861.96(0.10)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM2,009,0002,777,000(768,000)0.740.87(0.13)
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM8,553,0008,395,000158,000 2.011.830.18
MomCBS9:00PM7,880,0007,980,000(100,000)1.731.75(0.02)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,044,0002,186,000858,000 0.630.450.18 REPEAT vs. Blindspot(R)
ScandalABC9:00PM5,972,0005,697,000275,000 1.651.480.17 vs. The Family
The 100CW9:00PM1,204,0001,390,000(186,000)0.420.50(0.08)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM6,544,0006,735,000(191,000)1.621.68(0.06)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,637,0005,854,000(217,000)1.041.11(0.07)
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM4,796,0004,531,000265,000 1.371.37-
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM4,859,0004,772,00087,000 1.010.990.02










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,703,0005,786,000(83,000)1.001.13(0.13)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,409,0005,349,0001,060,000 1.100.910.19 vs. REPEAT
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,444,0002,973,000471,000 0.700.600.10 vs. REPEAT
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM2,972,0002,960,00012,000 0.800.720.08
Just for LaughsCW8:00PM1,285,000
1,285,000 0.30
0.30 8-930P REPEAT
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM
1,060,000(1,060,000)
0.42(0.42)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,721,0004,754,000(33,000)0.901.08(0.18)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,011,0006,492,0001,519,000 1.100.790.31 vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,827,0004,674,0001,153,000 1.301.100.20 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,095,0004,264,000(169,000)0.900.95(0.05)
Second ChanceFox9:00PM1,927,0002,148,000(221,000)0.500.52(0.02)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM
879,000(879,000)
0.38(0.38)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM1,020,000
1,020,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,947,0007,375,0002,572,000 1.300.870.43 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM4,939,0004,294,000645,000 1.100.930.17
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,238,0004,708,000(470,000)0.900.91(0.01)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM2,909,0003,405,000(496,000)0.500.470.03 REPEAT
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM1,971,0001,417,000554,000 0.500.310.19
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM5,133,0004,953,000180,000 0.900.810.09 8-10P
RosewoodFox8:00PM890,0001,301,000(411,000)0.300.33(0.03)REPEAT
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM2,434,0001,867,000567,000 0.800.620.18 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,361,0003,217,000144,000 0.600.500.10 REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs(R)
LuciferFox9:00PM1,056,0001,259,000(203,000)0.300.30- REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,935,0004,934,0001,000 0.900.830.07
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,222,0002,929,000293,000 0.800.83(0.03)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 25 (Mar 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,682,0003.53
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu8,553,0002.01
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,880,0001.73
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon7,436,0001.68REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu6,544,0001.62
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon7,044,0001.47REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,940,0001.36
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,738,0001.31
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,086,0001.30
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,620,0001.25REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,654,0001.23
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,239,0001.17REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PMTue3,991,0001.13
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,638,0001.11
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,233,0001.10
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,409,0001.1
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,722,0001.08
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed4,868,0001.07REPEAT
The Carmichael ShowNBC10:00PMWed4,091,0001.03PREMIERE
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,721,0000.9
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun1,853,0000.79
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue1,937,0000.78
The Carmichael ShowNBC10:30PMWed2,702,0000.69REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue1,455,0000.59REPEAT
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,307,0000.46REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

preempted
BordertownFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMWed

preempted
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMFri


Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PMSat


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat


BordertownFox8:30PMSat


black-ishABC9:00PMSat


Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu

canceled
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue

completed
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMMon

completed
TelenovelaNBC8:30PMMon

completed
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri

completed
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri

completed
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


CrowdedNBC9:30PMTue

prem 3/15
Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, January 20

The Simpsons - "My Way or the Highway to Heaven" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
God and St. Peter contemplate what merits a soul getting into heaven, while citizens of Springfield remember their divine encounters.

Bob's Burgers - "Nightmare on Ocean Avenue Street" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The kids set out for their regular Halloween shenanigans, but when everyone's candy bags start mysteriously disappearing, it's up to Tina, Louise and Gene to find the culprit.

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXIX" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu; Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers; Lisa finally snaps; Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.

Bob's Burgers - "Live and Let Fly" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The kids seek revenge on their school guidance counselor; they get entangled in sibling rivalry between two pilots; Linda and Bob put their game faces on when Teddy invites them to a paper airplane contest.

Family Guy - "Send in Stewie, Please" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Stewie gets sent to see his school's child psychologist for a surprising session, he reveals major secrets about himself.

The Cool Kids - "Hank the Cradle Robber" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Hank starts dating a much younger woman, the gang suspects she may be taking advantage of him.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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