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, October 16

The Conners - "Keep on Truckin'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.

The Kids Are Alright - "Pilot" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lawrence, the prodigal eldest Cleary son, returns home from the seminary and breaks the news to his family that he’s dropping out for good, leaving Mike and Peggy upset and wondering why. Meanwhile, Timmy decides he wants to audition for a children’s theatre production but when Peggy finds out where it’s being held she forbids him from participating. Elsewhere, Eddie tries to keep his girlfriend a secret after Frank finds out and tries to blackmail him.

black-ish - "Gap Year" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

Splitting Up Together - "Sign Language" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The morning after Lena and Martin sleep together, Lena searches for signs that they are or aren’t meant to be a couple. Their relationship is put to the test after she organizes a romantic beach getaway and it becomes apparent what’s meant to be. Meanwhile, Arthur and Camille trail Lisa Apple, hoping to determine if she is pregnant with Martin’s baby. Elsewhere, Maya struggles to decide if she should tell her new boyfriend, Frank, about her pregnancy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Tuesday, October 16

  • John Krasinski (The Office) - Catch John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She also talks about Can You Ever Forgive Me? on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) - Jane visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Laurence chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nathan Fillion (Two Guys and a Girl) - Nathan talks about The Rookie on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory and John Goodman (The Connners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - Sara and John are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John appears on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather is a guest on People Now at 12pm.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace visits NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny/Living with Fran) - Fran talks about hosting Cancer Scchmancer's Master Class Health Summit on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Analeigh Tipton (Manhattan Love Story) - Analeigh talks about her movie Better Start Running on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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