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

Friday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin, until Honey tags along; and Jessica faces off with her nemesis, Jamie, at the school fundraiser.

Speechless - "H-- HEY, YOU" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy’s band.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy comes close to forgetting her fashion designer dreams when she is confronted with rejection and sends herself in a spiral; Vanessa feels regret as she reflects on her own career path; Mike helps the women in his family achieve their dreams.

The Cool Kids - "Thanksgiving at Murray's" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Ryan are forced to get along together when Boyd proposes a compromise to their plans to take him on separate trips by all three going on a trip together; Mandy and Kyle attempt to solve a mystery like a pair of detectives.

Andi Mack - "I Got Your Number" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andi gets in over her head when she attends a high school party with Amber, causing Bowie's plans for a romantic outing with Bex to go awry; Cyrus tries to mend a longtime rift between Jonah and T.J.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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