Sunday, March 20, 2016

Week 26 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 26 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu, LIVE+SD): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.12/9 rating/share (+14% in rating from first four nights week 25); #2. NBC 4.38/8 (-19%); #3. ABC 4.12/7 (+18%); #4. Fox 2.74/5 (-2%); #5. The CW 0.54/1 (-24%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.180 million (+16% from first four nights week 25); #2. NBC 6.926 million (-21%); #3. ABC 6.274 million (+20%); #4. Fox 4.401 million (-2%); #5. The CW 0.836 million (-25%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.76/6 rating/share (+25% in rating from first four nights week 25); #2. NBC 1.63/6 (-20%); #3. CBS 1.53/5 (+13%); #4. Fox 1.17/4 (-8%); #5. The CW 0.25/1 (-32%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 25 (3/7-3/13/16, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49 with a 1.61 rating.  ABC was #2 with a 1.23 rating. CBS was a close #3 with a 1.15 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 1.02 rating.  Among total viewers, NBC was #1 with 7.301 million, with CBS #2 at 6.512 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.716 million and Fox at #4 with 3.352 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-3/17/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is #1 in A18-49 with a 1.98 rating, followed by NBC at #2 with a 1.92 rating. It's gonna be a race to the finish in May to see who is #1.  Fox at #3 with a 1.63 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.40 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.691 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.277 million, ABC back to #3 with 5.523 million and Fox now at #4 with 5.206 million.

Back to week 26 (3/14-3/20/16), 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 26 (Mar 14-20) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar 13)(Week 25)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:30PM8,742,00011,443,000 (2,701,000)1.221.31 (0.09)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,786,0002,612,000 3,174,000 1.120.63 0.49 vs. Once(R)
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM7,589,000
7,589,000 1.18
1.18 REPEAT
The VoiceNBC7:00PM
4,413,000 (4,413,000)
1.05 (1.05)
Fox Sprint Cup WinnerFox7:08PM
6,279,000 (6,279,000)
1.66 (1.66)
Fox Sprint Cup WinnerFox7:18PM
4,478,000 (4,478,000)
1.26 (1.26)
BordertownFox7:00PM2,156,000
2,156,000 0.76
0.76
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,279,0002,638,000 (359,000)1.021.11 (0.09)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM
10,194,000 (10,194,000)
1.15 (1.15)
Once Upona a TimeABC8:00PM4,313,0004,012,000 301,000 1.281.28 -
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM14,999,000
14,999,000 2.84
2.84 PREMIERE
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,073,0003,086,000 (13,000)1.341.30 0.04
ScorpionCBS8:30PM4,754,000
4,754,000 0.70
0.70 830-10P REPEAT
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox8:30PM1,952,0001,853,000 99,000 0.830.79 0.04
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM
7,268,000 (7,268,000)
0.86 (0.86)
The FamilyABC9:00PM3,517,0003,134,000 383,000 0.800.84 (0.04)
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PM6,846,000
6,846,000 1.42
1.42 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC9:00PM
5,937,000 (5,937,000)
1.44 (1.44)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,977,0002,738,000 239,000 1.381.31 0.07
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:30PM4,372,000
4,372,000 1.06
1.06 PREMIERE
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,564,0002,722,000 (158,000)1.071.08 (0.01)
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,322,0005,724,000 598,000 0.970.83 0.14
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,961,0003,479,000 482,000 1.101.11 (0.01)
Hollywood Gm NightNBC10:00PM3,161,000
3,161,000 0.82
0.82




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM6,530,000
6,530,000 1.31
1.31
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM
7,044,000 (7,044,000)
1.47 (1.47)
The BachelorABC8:00PM9,581,0007,477,000 2,104,000 2.872.21 0.66 8-10P FINALE
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,465,00013,447,000 (982,000)3.043.24 (0.20)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,007,0004,539,000 (532,000)1.351.49 (0.14)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM620,000813,000 (193,000)0.190.27 (0.08)REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM
7,436,000 (7,436,000)
1.68 (1.68)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM8,955,0006,402,000 2,553,000 1.571.16 0.41 vs. REPEAT
LuciferFox9:00PM3,855,0004,237,000 (382,000)1.211.35 (0.14)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM535,000920,000 (385,000)0.190.35 (0.16)REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,781,0006,190,000 2,591,000 1.280.99 0.29 vs. REPEAT
Bachelor After RoseABC10:00PM9,243,0005,677,000 3,566,000 2.631.10 1.53 vs. Castle
BlindspotNBC10:00PM6,249,0006,588,000 (339,000)1.611.71 (0.10)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM15,098,0008,483,000 6,615,000 2.001.16 0.84 vs. NCIS NO(R)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,095,0004,940,000 (845,000)1.081.36 (0.28)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,187,00013,536,000 (2,349,000)2.753.14 (0.39)8-10P
New GirlFox8:00PM2,302,0002,654,000 (352,000)1.031.23 (0.20)
The FlashCW8:00PM1,073,0001,166,000 (93,000)0.330.35 (0.02)REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PM3,469,0003,991,000 (522,000)1.031.13 (0.10)
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM1,415,0001,937,000 (522,000)0.530.78 (0.25)REPEAT
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM11,967,0008,162,000 3,805,000 1.601.11 0.49 vs. NCIS(R)
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM2,935,0003,523,000 (588,000)0.971.14 (0.17)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM

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Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM1,946,0001,455,000 491,000 0.840.59 0.25 vs. REPEAT
iZombieCW9:00PM606,000733,000 (127,000)0.200.26 (0.06)REPEAT
The GrinderFox9:30PM1,531,0001,307,000 224,000 0.590.46 0.13 vs. REPEAT
LimitlessCBS10:00PM5,627,0005,396,000 231,000 1.091.06 0.03
Of Kings and ProphetsABC10:00PM2,423,0003,326,000 (903,000)0.540.77 (0.23)
CrowdedNBC10:00PM6,517,000
6,517,000 1.74
1.74 PREMIERE
CrowdedNBC10:30PM5,057,000
5,057,000 1.36
1.36
Little Big ShotsNBC10:00PM
12,814,000 (12,814,000)
2.92 (2.92)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,499,0009,261,000 238,000 2.112.14 (0.03)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,153,0004,868,000 2,285,000 1.731.07 0.66 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM4,715,000
4,715,000 0.95
0.95 REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM
9,179,000 (9,179,000)
2.05 (2.05)
RosewoodFox8:00PM3,724,0003,717,000 7,000 0.860.94 (0.08)
ArrowCW8:00PM968,0001,119,000 (151,000)0.280.31 (0.03)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,690,0004,233,000 2,457,000 1.981.10 0.88 vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,801,0002,905,000 6,896,000 1.940.67 1.27 vs. VS Swim
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,140,0004,620,000 3,520,000 2.521.25 1.27 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM4,288,000
4,288,000 0.96
0.96 REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM3,571,0003,755,000 (184,000)1.101.21 (0.11)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM841,000999,000 (158,000)0.220.27 (0.05)REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM6,119,0004,239,000 1,880,000 1.861.17 0.69 vs. REPEAT
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM8,881,0005,939,000 2,942,000 1.601.00 0.60 PREMIERE vs. CSI Cyber
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,220,0003,704,000 516,000 0.910.86 0.05 vs. Crime
The Carmichael ShowNBC10:00PM
4,091,000 (4,091,000)
1.03 (1.03)
The Carmichael ShowNBC10:30PM
2,702,000 (2,702,000)
0.69 (0.69)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,086,000
4,086,000 0.85
0.85 REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM3,959,000
3,959,000 1.07
1.07
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM
14,682,000 (14,682,000)
3.53 (3.53)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,830,0007,525,000 305,000 2.132.08 0.05
You, Me and the ApocalypseNBC8:00PM2,762,0002,224,000 538,000 0.580.54 0.04
American IdolFox8:00PM8,224,0008,060,000 164,000 1.671.86 (0.19)8-10P
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,221,0002,009,000 (788,000)0.370.74 (0.37)REPEAT
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM
8,553,000 (8,553,000)
2.01 (2.01)
MomCBS9:00PM
7,880,000 (7,880,000)
1.73 (1.73)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM2,723,0003,044,000 (321,000)0.500.63 (0.13)REPEAT vs. SVU(R)
ScandalABC9:00PM6,307,0005,972,000 335,000 1.611.65 (0.04)
The 100CW9:00PM825,0001,204,000 (379,000)0.240.42 (0.18)REPEAT
CBS NCAA BridgeCBS9:36PM4,040,000
4,040,000 1.28
1.28
CBS NCAA BasketballCBS9:50PM3,710,000
3,710,000 1.15
1.15 thru 1207A
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM
6,544,000 (6,544,000)
1.62 (1.62)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM
5,637,000 (5,637,000)
1.04 (1.04)
How To Get Away/MurderABC10:00PM5,293,0004,796,000 497,000 1.401.37 0.03 FINALE
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM5,099,0004,859,000 240,000 0.971.01 (0.04)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM5,575,000
5,575,000 1.70
1.70
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM
5,450,000 (5,450,000)
1.02 (1.02)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,009,0006,237,000 772,000 1.201.10 0.10
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,677,0003,235,000 442,000 0.700.66 0.04
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM2,808,0002,905,000 (97,000)0.800.78 0.02
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM717,000
717,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
Just for LaughsCW8:00PM
1,067,000 (1,067,000)
0.26 (0.26)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,469,0004,526,000 943,000 1.000.91 0.09
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
7,966,000 (7,966,000)
1.13 (1.13)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,251,0005,736,000 515,000 1.401.34 0.06
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,189,0003,911,000 278,000 0.900.89 0.01
Second ChanceFox9:00PM1,975,0001,878,000 97,000 0.500.49 0.01
The OriginalsCW9:00PM533,000
533,000 0.10
0.10 REPEAT
CBS NCAA BridgeCBS9:30PM6,896,000
6,896,000 2.20
2.20
CBS NCAA BasketballCBS9:50PM5,265,000
5,265,000 1.70
1.70
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM
782,000 (782,000)
0.22 (0.22)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM
9,834,000 (9,834,000)
1.20 (1.20)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,507,0004,832,000 675,000 1.201.07 0.13
DatelineNBC10:00PM5,091,0004,078,000 1,013,000 1.000.86 0.14










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM5,950,000
5,950,000 1.90
1.90
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
3,094,000 (3,094,000)
0.44 (0.44)
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM2,670,0001,784,000 886,000 0.700.44 0.26
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM5,010,0004,924,000 86,000 0.800.81 (0.01)8-10P
RosewoodFox8:00PM1,390,000818,000 572,000 0.300.27 0.03 REPEAT
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM4,270,0002,568,000 1,702,000 1.500.88 0.62 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
3,359,000 (3,359,000)
0.56 (0.56)
LuciferFox9:00PM1,410,0001,079,000 331,000 0.400.30 0.10 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,890,0004,949,000 (59,000)1.100.85 0.25
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,280,0003,002,000 278,000 0.800.78 0.02 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 26 (Mar 14-20) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,140,0002.52
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,690,0001.98
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,119,0001.86
CrowdedNBC10:00PMTue6,517,0001.74PREMIERE
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,153,0001.73
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PMSun6,846,0001.42
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,977,0001.38
CrowdedNBC10:30PMTue5,057,0001.36
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,073,0001.34
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,009,0001.2
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,095,0001.08
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,564,0001.07
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:30PMSun4,372,0001.06
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,302,0001.03
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PMTue3,469,0001.03
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,279,0001.02
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,469,0001.0
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue1,946,0000.84
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:30PMSun1,952,0000.83
BordertownFox7:00PMSun2,156,0000.76
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,531,0000.59
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue1,415,0000.53REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu

preempted
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
MomCBS9:00PMThu

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon


The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun

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


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, June 19

The Middle - "Hecks vs. Glossners: The Final Battle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s the Orson showdown of the century when the Hecks – along with the Donahues and Bill Norwood – wage a war against the Glossners after they steal Sue’s car.

The Middle - "Thank You for Not Kissing" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Dr. Fulton (Dave Foley) calls Frankie and Mike into his office to inform them that Brick and Cindy have been making out all over school, Frankie tasks Mike into having a talk with his son to discuss dating etiquette. Meanwhile, Sue attempts to work up the gumption to give Sean the snow globe and confess how much she likes him; and after discovering a box full of unfinished thank you notes for gifts received over the years, Frankie orders Axl to finish and mail them all out.

black-ish - "Juneteenth" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Johnsons go to Jack and Diane’s school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by the historically inaccurate way that the holiday is portrayed. He feels like there aren’t enough black holidays, so he enlists Aloe Blacc at work to help him create a catchy song to raise awareness for a holiday worth celebrating, Juneteenth.

black-ish - "Dog Eat Dog World" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family is divided over the idea of getting a dog after Dre and Bow promise Jack they can get one after he gets Straight A’s – and he does! Meanwhile, Bow’s brother Johan is in town and he doesn’t get the warm welcome he expects from Ruby.

Younger - "The End of the Tour" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza faces complications on the Marriage Vacation book tour. Kelsey and Zane head to D.C. to court a speechwriter’s prospective memoir.

Teachers - "Of Lice and Men" (TV Land, 10:34PM ET/PT)
Ms. Bennigan wrestles with how far she’s willing to go sexually with Hot Dad, while Ms. Cannon learns how to drive in the midst of an apocalyptic lice outbreak at Fillmore.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 18)

Tuesday, June 19

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Ed) - Michael stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - The Ellen DeGeneres Show has the best moments from the biggest stars in Season 15, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • BD Wong (All-American Girl) - BD talks about the off-Broadway production of The Great Leap on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June)

Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season Step by Step - The Complete First Season Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season

06/05 - Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season
06/05 - New Girl - The Complete Sixth Season
06/05 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-First Season (Blu-ray)
06/12 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fourth Season
06/12 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Third Season
06/12 - The Office - The Complete Series
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete Second Season
06/12 - Step by Step - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One (Blu-ray)
06/19 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Fifth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete First Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete Second Season
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