Sunday, April 10, 2016

Week 29 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 29 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu, LIVE+SD): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.07/9 rating/share (+2% in rating from first four nights week 28); #2. Fox 4.74/8 (+31%); #3. ABC 4.03/7 (+3%); #4. NBC 3.98/7 (-13%); #5. The CW 0.82/1 (-20%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.097 million (+1% from first four nights week 28); #2. Fox 7.794 million (+33%); #3. NBC 6.214 million (-13%); #4. ABC 6.152 million (+5%); #5. The CW 1.323 million (-21%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.05/7 rating/share (+15% in rating from first four nights week 28); #2. CBS 1.43/5 (-7%); #3. ABC 1.38/5 (+11%); #4. NBC 1.31/4 (-18%); #5. The CW 0.47/2 (-27%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 28 (3/28-4/3/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49 with a 1.44 rating.  NBC was #2 with a 1.24 rating. Fox was a close #3 with a 1.23 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.04 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 7.943 million, with NBC #2 at 6.008 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.825 million and Fox at #4 with 3.968 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-4/7/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is #1 in A18-49 with a 1.94 rating, followed by NBC at #2 with a 1.84 rating. It's gonna be a race to the finish in May to see who is #1.  Fox at #3 with a 1.59 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.37 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.511 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.120 million, ABC at #3 with 5.499 million and Fox at #4 with 5.110 million.

Back to week 29 (4/4-4/10/16), 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 29 (April 4-10) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 3)(Week 28)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,526,0007,374,000 2,152,000 1.110.86 0.25
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,938,0004,582,200 355,800 1.050.77 0.28 vs. REPEAT
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM5,408,0004,029,000 1,379,000 0.780.70 0.08 REPEAT
BordertownFox7:00PM997,000
997,000 0.40
0.40
Grease Live!Fox7:00PM
1,541,000 (1,541,000)
0.44 (0.44)
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox7:30PM966,000
966,000 0.44
0.44
ACM AwardsCBS8:00PM11,203,000
11,203,000 2.25
2.25 8-11P
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM
8,496,000 (8,496,000)
0.96 (0.96)
Once Upona a TimeABC8:00PM3,777,0003,509,000 268,000 1.101.01 0.09
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM11,329,00010,570,000 759,000 1.841.90 (0.06)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,315,000
2,315,000 1.04
1.04
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM2,050,000
2,050,000 0.97
0.97
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM
7,505,000 (7,505,000)
0.88 (0.88)
The FamilyABC9:00PM3,126,0002,607,000 519,000 0.710.63 0.08
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PM4,676,0004,423,000 253,000 0.970.99 (0.02)
Bob's BurgersFox9:00PM1,989,000
1,989,000 0.93
0.93
CrowdedNBC9:30PM3,474,0003,523,000 (49,000)0.770.83 (0.06)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,111,000
2,111,000 0.86
0.86
ElementaryCBS10:00PM
5,164,000 (5,164,000)
0.75 (0.75)
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,682,0003,385,000 297,000 0.970.87 0.10
DatelineNBC10:00PM3,731,0002,714,000 1,017,000 0.810.68 0.13 REPEAT vs. Game Night




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM6,679,000
6,679,000 1.45
1.45 REPEAT
SupergirlCBS8:00PM
7,166,000 (7,166,000)
1.71 (1.71)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM11,722,00011,971,000 (249,000)1.751.68 0.07 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,427,00011,380,000 (953,000)2.452.81 (0.36)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM1,801,0003,815,000 (2,014,000)0.541.33 (0.79)REPEAT
iZombieCW8:00PM699,000860,000 (161,000)0.230.33 (0.10)REPEAT vs. Crazy
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM7,062,000
7,062,000 1.62
1.62 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM5,471,0008,765,000 (3,294,000)1.001.63 (0.63)REPEAT
LuciferFox9:00PM2,032,0003,757,000 (1,725,000)0.611.24 (0.63)REPEAT
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM475,000939,000 (464,000)0.160.38 (0.22)REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM5,411,0008,909,000 (3,498,000)0.801.25 (0.45)REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM6,372,0004,032,000 2,340,000 1.070.66 0.41 vs. Catch(R)
BlindspotNBC10:00PM5,536,0005,985,000 (449,000)1.351.58 (0.23)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM15,669,00010,380,000 5,289,000 2.011.25 0.76 vs. REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,231,0004,630,000 (399,000)1.101.24 (0.14)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM6,719,00011,099,000 (4,380,000)1.362.39 (1.03)REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM5,979,000
5,979,000 1.43
1.43 8-930P
New GirlFox8:00PM
2,206,000 (2,206,000)
0.91 (0.91)
The FlashCW8:00PM1,347,0003,392,000 (2,045,000)0.431.33 (0.90)REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PM3,648,0003,672,000 (24,000)1.041.04 -
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM
1,326,000 (1,326,000)
0.50 (0.50)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM12,276,0008,893,000 3,383,000 1.691.18 0.51 vs. REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM2,805,0003,202,000 (397,000)0.891.01 (0.12)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,228,0008,679,000 (1,451,000)1.501.80 (0.30)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM
2,015,000 (2,015,000)
0.88 (0.88)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,071,0001,253,000 (182,000)0.400.49 (0.09)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM2,709,0001,263,000 1,446,000 0.920.41 0.51 vs. Grinder(R)
LimitlessCBS10:00PM6,068,0004,169,000 1,899,000 1.110.87 0.24 vs. Late Late Show
Beyond the TankABC10:00PM1,883,0002,117,000 (234,000)0.460.54 (0.08)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,679,0008,657,000 (978,000)1.531.73 (0.20)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,983,0009,159,000 (176,000)1.942.03 (0.09)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,041,0005,357,000 1,684,000 1.731.15 0.58 vs. REPEAT
HeartbeatNBC8:00PM3,902,0004,751,000 (849,000)0.660.90 (0.24)
American IdolFox8:00PM9,700,0005,198,000 4,502,000 2.191.38 0.81 vs. Rosewood
ArrowCW8:00PM2,239,0002,339,000 (100,000)0.790.86 (0.07)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,168,0004,604,000 1,564,000 1.791.20 0.59 vs. REPEAT
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS9:00PM7,443,0009,165,000 (1,722,000)1.201.80 (0.60)vs. Criminal
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,513,0004,739,000 2,774,000 2.261.26 1.00 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,787,0006,067,000 (2,280,000)0.761.43 (0.67)REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM11,336,00012,455,000 (1,119,000)4.264.78 (0.52)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,750,0001,451,000 299,000 0.680.55 0.13
black-ishABC9:30PM5,481,0003,892,000 1,589,000 1.611.07 0.54 vs. REPEAT
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM6,975,0007,068,000 (93,000)1.231.30 (0.07)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,039,0003,838,000 201,000 0.940.87 0.07
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM3,943,0006,789,000 (2,846,000)0.821.50 (0.68)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM13,502,00014,237,000 (735,000)3.083.54 (0.46)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,350,0007,768,000 (418,000)2.122.18 (0.06)
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM4,589,0002,797,000 1,792,000 0.840.57 0.27 REPEAT vs. Apocalypse
American IdolFox8:00PM13,305,0009,105,000 4,200,000 3.042.06 0.98 8-10P FINALE
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,880,0001,965,000 (85,000)0.690.69 -
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM7,627,0007,225,000 402,000 1.541.73 (0.19)PREMIERE vs. Life(1 Hour)
MomCBS9:00PM7,167,000
7,167,000 1.46
1.46
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,415,0002,898,000 3,517,000 1.240.51 0.73 vs. REPEAT
ScandalABC9:00PM5,877,0006,436,000 (559,000)1.691.73 (0.04)
The 100CW9:00PM1,125,0001,231,000 (106,000)0.420.45 (0.03)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM5,868,0005,691,000 177,000 1.431.57 (0.14)
Rush HourCBS10:00PM4,809,0005,063,000 (254,000)0.911.09 (0.18)
The CatchABC10:00PM4,892,0005,067,000 (175,000)1.081.03 0.05
Law & Order: SVUNBC10:00PM3,790,0005,425,000 (1,635,000)0.761.07 (0.31)REPEAT vs. Shades










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,595,0005,830,000 (235,000)1.101.10 -
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,360,0004,572,000 1,788,000 1.000.77 0.23 vs. REPEAT
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,232,0003,403,000 (171,000)0.700.67 0.03 REPEAT
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM2,913,0002,621,000 292,000 0.700.65 0.05 FINALE
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,170,0001,068,000 102,000 0.400.43 (0.03)
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,706,0003,618,000 1,088,000 0.900.70 0.20 vs. REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,471,0008,454,000 17,000 1.101.11 (0.01)
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,342,0004,542,000 800,000 1.201.01 0.19 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,494,0004,052,000 442,000 1.000.91 0.09
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM2,711,0002,610,000 101,000 0.800.79 0.01
The OriginalsCW9:00PM1,138,000926,000 212,000 0.400.39 0.01
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,121,00010,396,000 (275,000)1.201.21 (0.01)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,005,0004,729,000 276,000 1.101.04 0.06
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,455,0004,108,000 347,000 0.900.88 0.02










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,290,0002,137,000 1,153,000 0.500.37 0.13 REPEAT
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM1,560,000
1,560,000 0.40
0.40
ABC MovieABC8:00PM
2,183,000 (2,183,000)
0.37 (0.37)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,680,0004,577,000 103,000 0.800.63 0.17 8-10P vs. 8-9P
NASCAR Sprint CupFox8:00PM4,220,000
4,220,000 0.90
0.90 8-11P
RosewoodFox8:00PM
1,076,000 (1,076,000)
0.23 (0.23)
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM1,890,000
1,890,000 0.60
0.60 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,100,0004,168,000 (1,068,000)0.500.69 (0.19)REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs(R)
Figure SkatingNBC9:00PM
2,690,000 (2,690,000)
0.40 (0.40)
LuciferFox9:00PM
1,135,000 (1,135,000)
0.26 (0.26)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,080,0004,565,000 515,000 0.900.84 0.06
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
2,891,000 (2,891,000)
0.55 (0.55)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,870,000
2,870,000 0.70
0.70 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 29 (April 4-10) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu13,502,0003.08
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,513,0002.26
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,168,0001.79
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,041,0001.73
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon7,062,0001.62REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,481,0001.61
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu7,627,0001.54PREMIERE
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,167,0001.46
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon6,679,0001.45REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu5,868,0001.43
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,231,0001.10
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PMTue3,648,0001.04
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,315,0001.04
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,360,0001.0
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PMSun4,676,0000.97
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun2,050,0000.97
Bob's BurgersFox9:00PMSun1,989,0000.93
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTue2,709,0000.92
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,706,0000.9
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,111,0000.86
CrowdedNBC9:30PMSun3,474,0000.77
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox7:30PMSun966,0000.44
BordertownFox7:00PMSun997,0000.40
New GirlFox8:00PMTue

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue

preempted
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC10:30PMSat


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat


BordertownFox8:30PMSat


black-ishABC9:00PMSat


Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu

canceled
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu

completed
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
Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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