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 (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

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
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, July 24

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Mom - "Martinis and a Sponge Bath" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Christy and Adam get into a car accident, Bonnie is hurt to discover she is neither of their emergency contacts. Wendie Malick returns as Adam’s ex-wife, Danielle.

Life in Pieces - "Cheap Promotion Flying Birthday" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Colleen teaches Matt her frugal ways, he gets hooked when he realizes how much saving money turns her on. Also, Tim attempts to fire Heather from her receptionist position at his office, John tries to break Sophia’s fear of flying by taking her for a quick flight on a small plane, and Jen plans a quiet affair for Lark’s first birthday, until the family takes over the celebration.

American Dad - "The Life and Times of Stan Smith" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Stan becomes addicted to dying after Roger tricks him into thinking he had a heart attack; Klaus takes Steve to Arizona State University for a college visit, where a fraternity hazes him.

People of Earth - "New Beginnings" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After learning the members of StarCrossed were on the ship as kids, Ozzie tries to get the group back together; disgraced FBI agent Alex Foster gets sent to Beacon to investigate white-collar criminal Jonathan Walsh; a merger takes place on the ship.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Monday, July 24

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Rob and his sons, Matthew and John Owen, chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about The Lowe Files on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Laura Benanti (Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril crashes a cooking class on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey makes cherry pie filling cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about People of Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti performs a jazz song on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie shows off her favorite RVs on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:52am.