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


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Monday, August 21

Kevin Can Wait - "Unholy War" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After reluctantly settling on a date for Kendra’s wedding, Kevin learns that his childhood nemesis, Terry (Kim Coates), is trying to reserve the church on the same day. As the two battle for Father Phillip’s (Jim Breuer) approval by becoming more involved in the church, Kevin’s drive to get the church for Kendra becomes an insatiable desire to get revenge on his old rival.

Superior Donuts - "Man Without a Health Plan" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco’s medical expenses when he’s hurt at work and doesn’t have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.

Mom - "Cornbread and a Cashmere Onesie" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother’s suicide.

Life in Pieces - "Babysit Argument Invention Butterfly" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Matt and Colleen have a disastrous time babysitting Lark while Jen is at work. Also, Sophia is far from pleased when John buys her a butterfly kit for her birthday; Tim and Heather rehash an old fight from the early days of their relationship; and Greg gives Samantha questionable advice about being an entrepreneur for her school project.

American Dad - "Kloger" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Roger and Klaus start having a secret affair after they accidentally end up on an online date together; Steve tries to catch Hayley's pink eye to get out of doing a fitness test at school.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Monday, August 21

  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None/Parks and Recreation) - Aziz drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) and Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Rachel and Jenna are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara opens up about beauty standards in Hollywood on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about Marlon on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Lilla Crawford, Taylor Louderman and Elan Luz Rivera (Sunny Day) - The stars of Nickelodeon's upcoming series Sunny Day are guests on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.