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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, November 13

The Conners - "The Separation of Church and Dan" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Geena learns that D.J. hasn’t been taking Mary to church while she’s been away, she insists they go as a family to uphold her traditional values. To make matters worse, Mary refuses to attend without her cousins Harris and Mark, leaving D.J. in the last situation he wants to be in – at the mercy of Darlene. Meanwhile, Mark’s attempt to conduct an unbiased survey on the upcoming election for his school project goes south when Jackie volunteers to help.

The Kids Are Alright - "Peggy's Day Out" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To hide a mess Eddie made, his girlfriend, Wendi, tries to distract Peggy by insisting she take a day off with a fun day out while they take care of the housework. To everyone’s surprise, Peggy accepts the offer and requests Wendi tag along, with the ulterior motive of teaching her a lesson. Meanwhile, Eddie enlists the help of his brothers to clean up and keep Mike out of the house while Wendi and Peggy are out. Elsewhere, Pat introduces Timmy to his secret dog.

black-ish - "Purple Rain" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family is shocked to learn that Jack and Diane are not familiar with the iconic music of Prince. One by one, each member of the family works to explain Prince’s tremendous impact on their lives through his music.

Splitting Up Together - "War of the Wagners" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin’s escalating battle for control of the house is put on hold when Milo announces he wants to go to a school for the gifted – to which they think he will not be accepted. Meanwhile, they both meet a contractor for the house, Vlad, but Lena undermines him and scares Vlad away. Things get uglier between Lena and Oliver after she introduces a new member to the family as payback for all the back-and-forth about the house. Elsewhere, Lena and Martin give conflicting advice to Mason on how to deal with his recent breakup.

The Guest Book - "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and his family hate spending every summer in a subpar vacation home far from the beach; in order to afford paying a booking fee for their dream house, the Barefeet Retreat, Mike pulls double shifts and ends up paying more than he bargained for.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 12)

Tuesday, November 13

  • Jason Mantzoukas (The League) - Catch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jenifer Lewis (black-ish/The PJs) - Jenifer appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Taran Killam (Single Parents) - Taran visits E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul stops by The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • The Cast of The Conners - Michael Fishman, John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, Laurie Metcalf and Maya Lynne Robinson are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie previews the film Robin Hood on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tatyana Ali (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/Love That Girl!) - Tatyana talks about her upcoming two Holiday movies for Lifetime and Hallmark on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Damon Wayans Jr. (Happy Together/Happy Endings/New Girl) - Damon is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about The Upside Down and Network on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Tisdale (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/Clipped) - Ashley appears on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


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