Sunday, May 01, 2016

Week 32 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 32 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu, LIVE+SD): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.89/8 rating/share (-11% in rating from first four nights week 31); #2. NBC 4.06/7 (even); #3. ABC 4.05/7 (+10%); #4. Fox 2.47/4 (even); #5. The CW 1.11/2 (+21%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 7.702 million (-12% from first four nights week 31); #2. NBC 6.350 million (-1%); #3. ABC 6.070 million (+11%); #4. Fox 3.890 million (-3%); #5. The CW 1.723 million (+21%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.42/5 rating/share (-9 in rating from first four nights week 31); #2. NBC 1.32/5 (-1%); #3. ABC 1.31/5 (+13%); #4. Fox 1.27/4  (-4%); #5. The CW 0.65/2 (+30%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 31 (4/18-4/24/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49 with a 1.24 rating.  NBC was a close #2 with a 1.13 rating. ABC was next with a 1.05 rating, while Fox was #4 with 1.02 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 7.827 million, with NBC #2 at 5.246 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.733 million and Fox at #4 with only 2.999 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-4/28/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is #1 in A18-49 with a 1.87 rating, followed by NBC at #2 with a 1.78 rating. CBS should hang on for #1 for the season.  Fox at #3 with a 1.54 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.35 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.319 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 6.971 million, ABC at #3 with 5.453 million and Fox at #4 with 4.931 million.

Back to week 32 (4/25-5/1/16), 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 32 (April 25-May 1) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 24)(Week 31)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,052,00010,453,000(401,000)1.000.990.01
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,010,0004,567,000443,000 1.190.950.24 vs. REPEAT
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM4,535,0004,997,000(462,000)0.700.81(0.11)REPEAT
BordertownFox7:00PM1,155,0001,189,000(34,000)0.430.45(0.02)
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM1,363,0001,037,000326,000 0.550.440.11 REPEAT vs. Cooper
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM9,573,0009,574,000(1,000)0.990.940.05
Once Upona a TimeABC8:00PM3,848,0003,755,00093,000 1.181.150.03
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM6,982,00010,658,000(3,676,000)1.081.73(0.65)REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,767,0001,995,000772,000 1.240.860.38 vs. REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM2,346,0002,181,000165,000 1.141.020.12
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,488,0008,551,000(63,000)1.020.960.06
The FamilyABC9:00PM2,918,0002,977,000(59,000)0.810.780.03
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PM3,549,0005,147,000(1,598,000)0.711.07(0.36)vs Crowded
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,205,0002,933,000(728,000)0.991.38(0.39)REPEAT
CrowdedNBC9:30PM2,996,0004,026,000(1,030,000)0.700.91(0.21)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,126,0002,515,000(389,000)0.891.07(0.18)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,153,0005,512,000(359,000)0.720.700.02
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,456,0003,655,000(199,000)0.971.05(0.08)
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,287,0005,936,000(1,649,000)0.921.21(0.29)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PM6,896,000
6,896,000 1.28
1.28
SupergirlCBS8:00PM
6,109,000(6,109,000)
1.27(1.27)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM11,752,00010,950,000802,000 1.801.580.22 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,489,00010,074,000(585,000)2.052.20(0.15)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM2,005,0003,720,000(1,715,000)0.641.22(0.58)REPEAT
ReignCW8:00PM918,000818,000100,000 0.310.300.01 vs. Crazy
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM6,080,000
6,080,000 1.23
1.23 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM8,982,0008,351,000631,000 1.601.470.13 FINALE
LuciferFox9:00PM3,888,0003,809,00079,000 1.291.250.04 FINALE
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM837,000959,000(122,000)0.380.42(0.04)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM7,865,0007,786,00079,000 1.211.150.06
CastleABC10:00PM6,186,0005,864,000322,000 1.060.990.07
BlindspotNBC10:00PM5,582,0005,456,000126,000 1.411.310.10










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM10,251,00014,798,000(4,547,000)1.211.86(0.65)REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,697,0003,062,0001,635,000 1.300.750.55 vs. REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,070,0009,788,000282,000 1.981.840.14
New GirlFox8:00PM2,417,0002,091,000326,000 1.020.920.10
The FlashCW8:00PM3,394,0003,034,000360,000 1.291.150.14
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PM3,462,0002,984,000478,000 1.000.840.16
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM1,782,0001,754,00028,000 0.610.80(0.19)vs. New Girl
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM8,734,00012,217,000(3,483,000)1.171.62(0.45)REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM3,221,0002,845,000376,000 0.990.940.05
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM8,997,0008,159,000838,000 1.841.650.19
New GirlFox9:00PM1,874,0002,018,000(144,000)0.800.87(0.07)vs. Brooklyn
ContainmentCW9:00PM1,564,0001,666,000(102,000)0.510.52(0.01)
New GirlFox9:30PM1,691,0001,500,000191,000 0.640.580.06 REPEAT vs. Grinder
LimitlessCBS10:00PM5,631,0005,632,000(1,000)1.131.050.08 FINALE
Beyond the TankABC10:00PM2,029,0001,980,00049,000 0.530.53-
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,222,0008,169,00053,000 1.691.670.02










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,468,0009,266,000202,000 2.112.020.09
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,717,0004,539,0002,178,000 1.681.080.60 vs. REPEAT
HeartbeatNBC8:00PM4,487,0003,957,000530,000 0.790.710.08
RosewoodFox8:00PM4,862,0004,640,000222,000 1.341.220.12
ArrowCW8:00PM2,270,0001,093,0001,177,000 0.880.310.57 vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM5,793,0004,073,0001,720,000 1.651.150.50 Clip Show vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM5,440,0009,139,000(3,699,000)0.991.72(0.73)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,960,0004,146,000814,000 1.291.180.11 REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,584,0003,575,0009,000 0.720.74(0.02)REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM10,031,0009,562,000469,000 3.803.720.08
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,673,000868,000805,000 0.650.270.38 vs. REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM4,973,0003,511,0001,462,000 1.471.040.43 vs. REPEAT
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM6,581,0007,546,000(965,000)1.191.31(0.12)
NashvilleABC10:00PM3,770,0003,707,00063,000 0.840.830.01
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM3,716,0004,019,000(303,000)0.720.76(0.04)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,129,00014,155,000(26,000)3.353.240.11
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,907,0007,650,000257,000 1.992.04(0.05)
StrongNBC8:00PM2,655,0003,036,000(381,000)0.670.80(0.13)
BonesFox8:00PM4,382,0004,383,000(1,000)0.840.87(0.03)
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,858,0001,780,00078,000 0.700.640.06
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM8,161,0008,465,000(304,000)1.681.71(0.03)
MomCBS9:00PM8,270,0008,305,000(35,000)1.721.80(0.08)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,704,0007,017,000(313,000)1.251.34(0.09)
ScandalABC9:00PM6,254,0006,001,000253,000 1.591.530.06
American GritFox9:00PM2,097,0002,170,000(73,000)0.700.73(0.03)
The 100CW9:00PM1,269,0001,154,000115,000 0.450.380.07
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM6,614,0006,923,000(309,000)1.631.75(0.12)
Rush HourCBS10:00PM4,316,0004,650,000(334,000)0.880.96(0.08)
The CatchABC10:00PM4,575,0004,600,000(25,000)0.960.930.03
Game of SilenceNBC10:00PM3,078,0003,348,000(270,000)0.650.66(0.01)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,550,0005,434,000116,000 0.901.01(0.11)
Shark TankABC8:00PM4,070,000
4,070,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
5,940,000(5,940,000)
1.01(1.01)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM3,690,0003,262,000428,000 0.700.680.02
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM1,830,0001,747,00083,000 0.500.53(0.03)REPEAT
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,060,0001,021,00039,000 0.400.370.03
Dr. KenABC8:30PM
4,591,000(4,591,000)
0.90(0.90)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,290,0008,006,000284,000 1.101.10-
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,640,0005,397,000243,000 1.401.180.22
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,010,0003,894,000116,000 0.900.870.03
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM3,070,0002,963,000107,000 1.000.910.09
The OriginalsCW9:00PM930,000731,000199,000 0.400.200.20 vs. Containment(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,940,0007,728,0002,212,000 1.200.910.29 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM5,560,0005,691,000(131,000)1.201.25(0.05)
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,210,0004,025,000185,000 1.000.940.06










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,570,0003,424,0001,146,000 0.500.350.15 REPEAT
Jazz at the White HouseABC8:00PM2,340,000
2,340,000 0.30
0.30
ABC MovieABC8:00PM
2,316,000(2,316,000)
0.58(0.58)
NHL PlayoffsNBC8:00PM2,470,0002,822,000(352,000)0.901.01(0.11)
Premier BoxingFox8:00PM1,510,000
1,510,000 0.50
0.50 8-10P
American GritFox8:00PM
1,134,000(1,134,000)
0.34(0.34)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,850,0004,532,000318,000 0.600.66(0.06)REPEAT vs. 48 Hours
Marvel's 75thABC9:00PM1,420,000
1,420,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
American GritFox9:00PM
1,178,000(1,178,000)
0.36(0.36)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,180,0005,307,000(127,000)0.800.89(0.09)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM2,310,0002,056,000254,000 0.500.450.05
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM

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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 32 (April 25-May 1) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,129,0003.35
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,270,0001.72
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu8,161,0001.68
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,717,0001.68
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed5,793,0001.65Clip Show
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu6,614,0001.63
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,973,0001.47
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,697,0001.30
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,960,0001.29REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PMMon6,896,0001.28
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,767,0001.24
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon6,080,0001.23REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun2,346,0001.14
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,417,0001.02
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PMTue3,462,0001.00
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,205,0000.99REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,126,0000.89
New GirlFox9:00PMTue1,874,0000.80
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PMSun3,549,0000.71
CrowdedNBC9:30PMSun2,996,0000.70
New GirlFox9:30PMTue1,691,0000.64REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue1,782,0000.61
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun1,363,0000.55REPEAT
BordertownFox7:00PMSun1,155,0000.43
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue

preempted
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMMon


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat


black-ishABC9:00PMSat


Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu

canceled
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri

completed
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue

completed
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, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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