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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.