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

Thursday, April 26

The Big Bang Theory - "The Monetary Insufficiency" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon goes to Vegas to win money for science. Also, Penny and Bernadette take Amy wedding dress shopping, but her terrible choice entangles them in a web of lies.

Young Sheldon - "A Dog, A Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A battle erupts between the Coopers and Sparks when the Sparks’ new dog terrorizes Sheldon.

Mom - "A Taco Bowl and a Tubby Seamstress" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy is concerned that she and Bonnie might lose their apartment when Bonnie locks horns with the tough new building owner, Rita (Patti Lupone).

Life in Pieces - "#TBT: House Destiny Introduction Retirement" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The Short family’s quirky history is revealed with stories of when Tim met Heather’s family for the first time; when Jen and Greg bought their dream home; when Matt got sidetracked after he saw Colleen while waiting for a blind date; and John’s last flight before retiring.

Superstore - "Aftermath" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) deal with the consequences of their recent interactions. Meanwhile Glenn (Mark McKinney) and Dina (Lauren Ash) enlist Garrett's (Colton Dunn) help to win the store a visit from Cloud 9's CEO.

A.P. Bio - "Walleye" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack (Glenn Howerton) successfully convinces Miles (Tom Bennett) that Devin (Jacob McCarthy) is his illegitimate son. Durbin (Patton Oswalt), Mary (Mary Sohn), Stef (Lyric Lewis) and Michelle (Jean Villepique) clash on the Sadie Hawkins dance theme.

Will & Grace - "Staten Island Fairy" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jack's (Sean Hayes) intimacy issues are challenged by a closeted boyfriend. Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace (Debra Messing) sell their new line of bedding on TV.

Champions - "Nepotism" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Michael waits to hear if the musical he wrote will be picked for the freshman show, Vince is accused of treating some staff members better than others.

Nobodies - "Kristen's Wiig" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Larry attempt to convince Kristen Wiig to play Jen in the pilot for "Open Dorf Policy"; Hugh gets put in an uncomfortable position when an accident lands Sam in the hospital.

Atlanta - "North of the Border" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The possibility arises to make a move; it is believed Paper Boi will be at a pajama party.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Thursday, April 26

  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Method Man (Method & Red) - Method Mani s a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/Happy Endings/The Mindy Project) - Adam appears on The Opposition with Jordan Klepper at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dylan McDermott (LA to Vegas) - Dylan reveals role he lost to Harry Connick, Jr. on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob is a guest on Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link on YouTube.


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