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


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Monday, August 21

Kevin Can Wait - "Unholy War" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After reluctantly settling on a date for Kendra’s wedding, Kevin learns that his childhood nemesis, Terry (Kim Coates), is trying to reserve the church on the same day. As the two battle for Father Phillip’s (Jim Breuer) approval by becoming more involved in the church, Kevin’s drive to get the church for Kendra becomes an insatiable desire to get revenge on his old rival.

Superior Donuts - "Man Without a Health Plan" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco’s medical expenses when he’s hurt at work and doesn’t have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.

Mom - "Cornbread and a Cashmere Onesie" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother’s suicide.

Life in Pieces - "Babysit Argument Invention Butterfly" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Matt and Colleen have a disastrous time babysitting Lark while Jen is at work. Also, Sophia is far from pleased when John buys her a butterfly kit for her birthday; Tim and Heather rehash an old fight from the early days of their relationship; and Greg gives Samantha questionable advice about being an entrepreneur for her school project.

American Dad - "Kloger" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Roger and Klaus start having a secret affair after they accidentally end up on an online date together; Steve tries to catch Hayley's pink eye to get out of doing a fitness test at school.

People of Earth - "Why Can't We Be Friends?" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Monday, August 21

  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None/Parks and Recreation) - Aziz drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) and Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Rachel and Jenna are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara opens up about beauty standards in Hollywood on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about Marlon on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Lilla Crawford, Taylor Louderman and Elan Luz Rivera (Sunny Day) - The stars of Nickelodeon's upcoming series Sunny Day are guests on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.