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


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