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


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

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

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 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.