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

Saturday, February 17

The Middle - "The Setup" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Frankie is tasked with being at her mom Pat’s (Marsha Mason) beck and call when she has to stay for a few days at the Heck house after coming down with an ailment. Meanwhile, just when it looks like Sean is about to ask Sue out on a date, Sue nervously blurts out that maybe they should both try to set each other up on a date with one of their friends; and Axl and Brick ponder what it is exactly that Mike does at the quarry.

The Middle - "Eyes Wide Open" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Axl heads to Chicago to visit Hutch for the weekend but discovers that his friend, who has his own apartment and a job, is now acting more like a responsible adult than the free-spirited college student he once knew. Meanwhile, Sue’s excitement over having the apartment to herself over the weekend turns to horror when she is unable to sleep after watching “Silence of the Lambs”; and Brick enlists Frankie and Mike’s aid to help convince Lilah, a new student who doesn’t know anyone at school yet, that she and Brick would make a cute couple.

black-ish - "Please Don't Feed the Animals" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bow keeps in touch with Dre’s incarcerated godbrother, Omar, but when they find out he is being released from prison, Omar’s future sparks debate. Meanwhile, Ruby lets it slip to the kids that she’s been to jail and they push her to tell them more secrets from her past.

black-ish - "Charity Case" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre is chosen to lead Stevens & Lido’s new charity campaign which helps people give back to their community. When Bow advises Dre that there is more to giving back than cutting checks, he decides to donate some of his clothes to a man in need. Meanwhile, Junior fails his driving test, so Ruby offers to chaperone a trip with him and the twins on an informative outing.

The Thundermans - "Rhythm n' Shoes " (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Determined to meet a famous pop singer visiting Hiddenville High, Phoebe and Max devise elaborate schemes to insert themselves into her performance that quickly lead to disastrous results.

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn - "The Harper Quad-Jobbers" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The quads try to earn money for a pool so that their house can be the place everyone wants to hang out at during the summer.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 12)

Friday, February 16

  • Sam Rockwell (F Is for Family) - Watch Sam on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Good Morning, Miami/Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly and her husband Rodney talk about the Hallmark Channel original series Meet the Peetes on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Becki Newton (Divorce/Weird Loners/The Goodwin Games/How I Met Your Mother) - Becki chats about Divorce on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.


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