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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, March 24

Last Man Standing - "Bad Heir Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mike and Vanessa think it’s time for newlyweds Mandy and Kyle to move out, but when Chuck relays some unexpected news about Kyle’s absentee mom, Mike has second thoughts. Meanwhile, Eve tells Ryan that Boyd is making up stories about his Dad’s real job, because he’s embarrassed about being home-schooled.

Dr. Ken - "Clark's Big Surprise" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Ken accidentally finds out that Clark and Connor are planning their surprise wedding, he has to find a way to get everyone to come. But Damona finds out and to get Allison there, she tells her that Ken is going to surprise her by renewing their wedding vows. Guest performances from the Grammy Award-winning band, Train, featuring lead singer Pat Monahan and guitarist Jerry Becker.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 20)

Friday, March 24

  • Sofia Black-D'Elia (The Mick) - Watch Sofia on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Zach is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Martha Plimpton (The Real O'Neals/Raising Hope) - Martha appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Carl and Rob are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Jane and Lily talk about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn talks about Malibu Country on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Rhea Perlman (Cheers/Kirstie) - Rhea talks about Me and My Grandma on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens/Unfabulous) - Emma talks about The Blackcoat's Daughter on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.