Sunday, April 17, 2016

Week 30 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 30 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu, LIVE+SD): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.09/9 rating/share (even in rating from first four nights week 29); #2. NBC 4.42/8 (+11%); #3. ABC 4.27/7 (+6%); #4. Fox 2.58/4 (-46%); #5. The CW 0.74/1 (-10%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 7.927 million (-2% from first four nights week 29); #2. NBC 6.992 million (+13%); #3. ABC 6.482 million (+5%); #4. Fox 4.060 million (-48%); #5. The CW 1.160 million (-12%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.54/5 rating/share (+18% in rating from first four nights week 29); #2. ABC 1.46/5 (+6%); #3. CBS 1.40/5 (-2%); #4. Fox 1.33/5  (-35%); #5. The CW 0.40/1 (-15%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 29 (4/4-4/10/16, LIVE+SD). Fox won the week in A18-49 with a 1.46 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.27 rating. ABC and NBC were tied for #3 with a 1.15 rating each.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 7.772 million, with NBC #2 at 5.738 million.  Fox was #3 with 5.416 million and ABC at #4 with 5.023 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-4/14/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is #1 in A18-49 with a 1.91 rating, followed by NBC at #2 with a 1.82 rating. It's gonna be a race to the finish in May to see who is #1.  Fox at #3 with a 1.57 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.37 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.442 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 7.087 million, ABC at #3 with 5.489 million and Fox at #4 with 5.055 million.

Back to week 30 (4/11-4/17/16), 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 30 (April 11-17) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 10)(Week 29)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:30PM11,988,0009,526,000 2,462,000 1.611.11 0.50
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,773,0004,938,000 (165,000)0.941.05 (0.11)
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM5,769,0005,408,000 361,000 0.800.78 0.02 REPEAT
BordertownFox7:00PM1,189,000997,000 192,000 0.520.40 0.12
Cooper Barrett's GuideFox7:30PM1,089,000966,000 123,000 0.500.44 0.06
Madam SecretaryCBS8:30PM9,864,000
9,864,000 1.12
1.12
ACM AwardsCBS8:00PM
11,203,000 (11,203,000)
2.25 (2.25)
Once Upona a TimeABC8:00PM3,751,0003,777,000 (26,000)1.151.10 0.05
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM12,265,00011,329,000 936,000 1.981.84 0.14
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,549,0002,315,000 234,000 1.161.04 0.12
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM2,348,0002,050,000 298,000 1.130.97 0.16
ElementaryCBS9:30PM6,378,000
6,378,000 0.89
0.89
The FamilyABC9:00PM3,147,0003,126,000 21,000 0.780.71 0.07
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PM5,400,0004,676,000 724,000 1.140.97 0.17
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,465,0001,989,000 476,000 1.170.93 0.24 REPEAT vs. Bob's
CrowdedNBC9:30PM4,192,0003,474,000 718,000 0.950.77 0.18
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,698,0002,111,000 587,000 1.140.86 0.28
ElementaryCBS10:30PM6,037,000
6,037,000 0.88
0.88
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,568,0003,682,000 (114,000)1.050.97 0.08
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,788,0003,731,000 1,057,000 1.070.81 0.26 REPEAT




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SupergirlCBS8:00PM6,118,000
6,118,000 1.33
1.33
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM
6,679,000 (6,679,000)
1.45 (1.45)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM12,507,00011,722,000 785,000 1.991.75 0.24 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,406,00010,427,000 (21,000)2.292.45 (0.16)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,711,0001,801,000 1,910,000 1.250.54 0.71 vs. REPEAT
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM774,000699,000 75,000 0.240.23 0.01 vs. iZombie(R)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM
7,062,000 (7,062,000)
1.62 (1.62)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM8,595,0005,471,000 3,124,000 1.641.00 0.64 vs. REPEAT
LuciferFox9:00PM3,419,0002,032,000 1,387,000 1.060.61 0.45 vs. REPEAT
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM929,000475,000 454,000 0.380.16 0.22 vs. REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,239,0005,411,000 2,828,000 1.310.80 0.51 vs. REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM6,435,0006,372,000 63,000 1.141.07 0.07
BlindspotNBC10:00PM5,532,0005,536,000 (4,000)1.371.35 0.02










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCIS: New OrleansCBS8:00PM9,049,00015,669,000 (6,620,000)1.192.01 (0.82)REPEAT vs. NCIS
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM3,496,0004,231,000 (735,000)0.801.10 (0.30)REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,814,0006,719,000 4,095,000 2.261.36 0.90 8-10P vs. 8-9P REPEAT
New GirlFox8:00PM2,650,000
2,650,000 1.14
1.14
American IdolFox8:00PM
5,979,000 (5,979,000)
1.43 (1.43)
iZombieCW8:00PM1,363,0001,347,000 16,000 0.510.43 0.08 vs. Flash(R)
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PM2,702,0003,648,000 (946,000)0.681.04 (0.36)REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM1,656,000
1,656,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
NCISCBS9:00PM9,989,00012,276,000 (2,287,000)1.291.69 (0.40)REPEAT vs. NCIS: NO
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM3,013,0002,805,000 208,000 0.970.89 0.08
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM
7,228,000 (7,228,000)
1.50 (1.50)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM2,067,000
2,067,000 0.93
0.93
iZombieCW9:00PM1,221,0001,071,000 150,000 0.500.40 0.10 FINALE
GrinderFox9:30PM1,556,0002,709,000 (1,153,000)0.560.92 (0.36)vs. Brooklyn
NCIS: New OrleansCBS10:00PM9,037,0006,068,000 2,969,000 1.171.11 0.06 REPEAT vs. Limitless
Beyond the TankABC10:00PM2,074,0001,883,000 191,000 0.550.46 0.09
Game of SilenceNBC10:00PM6,411,0007,679,000 (1,268,000)1.441.53 (0.09)PREMIERE vs. ChiPD










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,394,0008,983,000 (589,000)1.871.94 (0.07)
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,981,0007,041,000 (60,000)1.741.73 0.01
The VoiceNBC8:00PM8,880,0003,902,000 4,978,000 1.680.66 1.02 vs. Heartbeat
RosewoodFox8:00PM4,529,0009,700,000 (5,171,000)1.192.19 (1.00)vs. Idol
ArrowCW8:00PM995,0002,239,000 (1,244,000)0.250.79 (0.54)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,290,0006,168,000 122,000 1.871.79 0.08
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,805,0007,443,000 1,362,000 1.691.20 0.49 vs. Beyond Borders
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,444,0007,513,000 (69,000)2.242.26 (0.02)
StrongNBC9:00PM3,327,000
3,327,000 0.94
0.94 9-11P PREMIERE
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
3,787,000 (3,787,000)
0.76 (0.76)
EmpireFox9:00PM10,107,00011,336,000 (1,229,000)3.844.26 (0.42)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM930,0001,750,000 (820,000)0.280.68 (0.40)REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM5,667,0005,481,000 186,000 1.551.61 (0.06)
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM7,908,0006,975,000 933,000 1.461.23 0.23
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,119,0004,039,000 80,000 0.950.94 0.01
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
3,943,000 (3,943,000)
0.82 (0.82)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM8,621,00013,502,000 (4,881,000)1.583.08 (1.50)REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,974,0007,350,000 624,000 2.202.12 0.08 8-10P vs. 8-9P
StrongNBC8:00PM3,275,0004,589,000 (1,314,000)0.820.84 (0.02)vs. Big Shots(R)
BonesFox8:00PM4,397,000
4,397,000 0.91
0.91
American IdolFox8:00PM
13,305,000 (13,305,000)
3.04 (3.04)
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,984,0001,880,000 104,000 0.650.69 (0.04)
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM7,103,0007,627,000 (524,000)1.461.54 (0.08)
MomCBS9:00PM7,460,0007,167,000 293,000 1.541.46 0.08
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,737,0006,415,000 322,000 1.361.24 0.12
ScandalABC9:00PM
5,877,000 (5,877,000)
1.69 (1.69)
American GritFox9:00PM2,347,000
2,347,000 0.81
0.81 PREMIERE
The 100CW9:00PM1,083,0001,125,000 (42,000)0.380.42 (0.04)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM6,250,0005,868,000 382,000 1.511.43 0.08
Rush HourCBS10:00PM4,259,0004,809,000 (550,000)0.870.91 (0.04)
The CatchABC10:00PM4,762,0004,892,000 (130,000)1.021.08 (0.06)
Game of SilenceNBC10:00PM3,902,0003,790,000 112,000 0.780.76 0.02 vs. SVU(R)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,540,0005,512,000 28,000 0.901.06 (0.16)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,350,0006,442,000 (92,000)1.101.04 0.06
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,400,0002,945,000 455,000 0.600.64 (0.04)vs. REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM1,860,0002,962,000 (1,102,000)0.500.72 (0.22)REPEAT vs. Sleepy
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,160,0001,034,000 126,000 0.400.35 0.05
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,780,0004,684,000 96,000 1.000.89 0.11
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,320,0008,625,000 (305,000)1.101.09 0.01
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,600,0005,418,000 182,000 1.301.25 0.05
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,860,0004,250,000 (390,000)0.800.94 (0.14)
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM2,990,0002,659,000 331,000 0.900.78 0.12
The OriginalsCW9:00PM950,000887,000 63,000 0.300.32 (0.02)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,160,00010,348,000 (188,000)1.301.23 0.07
20/20ABC10:00PM5,050,0005,012,000 38,000 1.001.06 (0.06)
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,390,0004,457,000 (67,000)1.000.93 0.07










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,780,0003,211,000 569,000 0.400.52 (0.12)REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM2,880,000
2,880,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM
1,438,000 (1,438,000)
0.33 (0.33)
The Carmichael ShowNBC8:00PM1,300,000
1,300,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
4,724,000 (4,724,000)
0.79 (0.79)
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM2,130,0004,339,000 (2,209,000)0.800.98 (0.18)vs. NASCAR
RosewoodFox8:00PM

-

-
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM
1,950,000 (1,950,000)
0.61 (0.61)
Premier BoxingNBC8:30PM1,240,000
1,240,000 0.30
0.30 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,570,0003,065,000 505,000 0.500.48 0.02 REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC9:00PM3,070,000
3,070,000 0.70
0.70 REPEAT
LuciferFox9:00PM

-

-
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,390,0005,122,000 (732,000)0.600.89 (0.29)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM3,360,000
3,360,000 0.70
0.70
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,835,000 (2,835,000)
0.67 (0.67)
 
 
 
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 30 (April 11-17) 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 FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,444,0002.24
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,290,0001.87
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,981,0001.74
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu8,621,0001.58REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,667,0001.55
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,460,0001.54
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu6,250,0001.51
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu7,103,0001.46
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,465,0001.17REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,549,0001.16
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PMSun5,400,0001.14
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,698,0001.14
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,650,0001.14
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun2,348,0001.13
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,350,0001.1
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,780,0001.0
CrowdedNBC9:30PMSun4,192,0000.95
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue2,067,0000.93
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue3,496,0000.80REPEAT
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PMTue2,702,0000.68REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue1,656,0000.60REPEAT
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,556,0000.56
BordertownFox7:00PMSun1,189,0000.52
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox7:30PMSun1,089,0000.50
The Carmichael ShowNBC8:00PMSat1,300,0000.2REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon


The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon


Bob's BurgersFox9:00PMSun


Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
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

Thursday, February 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comic-Con Conundrum" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With Koothrappali cut off from his father’s fortune, he appoints Sheldon to help him get out of debt. Also, Penny considers joining Leonard at Comic-Con.

The Great Indoors - "Friends Like These" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack desperately begs his co-workers to pretend to be his closest friends at a dinner party after his lack of an inner circle begins to concern his girlfriend, Rachel (Maggie Lawson). However, he soon regrets asking for their help after they all behave awkwardly in her presence.

Mom - "Night Swimmin' and an English Muffin" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Bonnie discovers Adam is still close with his ex-wife, Danielle (Wendie Malick), Christy worries the emotional fallout could jeopardize Bonnie’s sobriety.

Life in Pieces - "Awkward Bra Automated Ordained" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dinner gets awkward for Jen and Matt when they find themselves alone without Greg and Colleen. Also, Lark accidentally locks out Greg and Jen from the house, prompting Greg to install a complicated home automation system; Heather and Tim try to sneak wine into an ice skating show to get out of paying at the venue; and John and Joan agree to an impromptu wedding after Colleen mentions that she’s an ordained minister.

Superstore - "Wellness Fair" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy (America Ferrera) sees Mateo (Nico Santos) out on a secret date with Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), she ignores Garrett's (Colton Dunn) advice to stay out of it, and ends up throwing multiple relationships - both real and imagined - into chaos. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) resents Jonah (Ben Feldman) for outshining him during Cloud 9's Wellness Fair, and Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to prove that Amy faked an illness.

Powerless - "Emily Dates a Henchman" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After being urged by her team, Emily (Vanessa Hudgens) sets her sights on the dating world but unknowingly falls for one of the Riddler's henchmen (guest star Robert Buckley). Meanwhile, Teddy (Danny Pudi) and Ron (Ron Funches) find a Batman artifact and discover Van's (Alan Tudyk) superhero fantasy. Christina Kirk also stars.

Baskets - "Marthager" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Martha books Chip a gig at a car crash.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Thursday, February 23

  • John Travolta (Welcome Back, Kotter) - Catch John on a repeat of the 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elijah Wood (Wilfred) - Elijah stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Get Out in the 9am hour. He appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Paul Scheer (The League/Fresh Off the Boat) - Paul visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • Rob Huebel (Transparent/Burning Love) - Rob drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4:30pm.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • David Spade (Rules of Enagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Norm Macdonald (The Norm Show/A Minute with Stan Hooper) - Norm is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Rob Schneider (Real Rob/Rob/Men Behaving Badly) - Rob appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.