Sunday, May 08, 2016

Week 33 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 33 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu, LIVE+SD): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.49/10 rating/share (+12% in rating from first four nights week 32); #2. NBC 4.17/7 (+3%); #3. ABC 4.06/7 (even); #4. Fox 2.36/4 (-4%); #5. The CW 1.03/2 (-7%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.674 million (+13% from first four nights week 32); #2. NBC 6.474 million (+2%); #3. ABC 6.142 million (+1%); #4. Fox 3.711 million (-5%); #5. The CW 1.617 million (-6%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.56/6 rating/share (+10% in rating from first four nights week 32); #2. ABC 1.34/5 (+2%); #3. NBC 1.33/5 (+1%); #4. Fox 1.22/4  (-4%); #5. The CW 0.59/2 (-9%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 32 (4/25-5/1/16, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49 with a 1.17 rating.  ABC was a close #2 with a 1.16 rating. NBC was close with a 1.14 rating, while Fox was #4 with 0.99 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 7.530 million, with NBC #2 at 5.419 million.  ABC was #3 with 5.126 million and Fox at #4 with only 3.207 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-5/5/16, LIVE+SD), CBS is #1 in A18-49 with a 1.85 rating, followed by NBC at #2 with a 1.76 rating. CBS will hang on for #1 for the season.  Fox at #3 with a 1.52 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.34 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 9.280 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 6.925 million, ABC at #3 with 5.445 million and Fox at #4 with 4.876 million.

Back to week 33 (5/5-5/8/16), 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 33 (May 2-8) Analysis















Last Sunday (May 1)(Week 32)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,337,00010,052,000 285,000 1.021.00 0.02
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,672,0005,010,000 662,000 1.301.19 0.11
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM4,875,0004,535,000 340,000 0.750.70 0.05 REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM1,690,0001,155,000 535,000 0.660.43 0.23 REPEAT vs. Bordertown
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM1,701,0001,363,000 338,000 0.720.55 0.17 REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM9,900,0009,573,000 327,000 1.000.99 0.01
Once Upona a TimeABC8:00PM3,766,0003,848,000 (82,000)1.161.18 (0.02)
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM10,099,0006,982,000 3,117,000 1.691.08 0.61 vs. REPEAT
American Country Countdown AwardsFox8:00PM3,809,000
3,809,000 0.94
0.94 8-10P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
2,767,000 (2,767,000)
1.24 (1.24)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
2,346,000 (2,346,000)
1.14 (1.14)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,192,0008,488,000 704,000 1.021.02 -
The FamilyABC9:00PM2,847,0002,918,000 (71,000)0.810.81 -
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PM4,231,0003,549,000 682,000 0.900.71 0.19
Family GuyFox9:00PM
2,205,000 (2,205,000)
0.99 (0.99)
CrowdedNBC9:30PM3,025,0002,996,000 29,000 0.730.70 0.03
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM
2,126,000 (2,126,000)
0.89 (0.89)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,452,0005,153,000 299,000 0.780.72 0.06
QuanticoABC10:00PM3,374,0003,456,000 (82,000)0.970.97 -
DatelineNBC10:00PM5,587,0004,287,000 1,300,000 0.990.92 0.07




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PM6,936,0006,896,000 40,000 1.321.28 0.04
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM11,813,00011,752,000 61,000 1.791.80 (0.01)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,968,0009,489,000 479,000 2.152.05 0.10 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,593,0002,005,000 1,588,000 1.160.64 0.52 vs. REPEAT
ReignCW8:00PM959,000918,000 41,000 0.310.31 -
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM7,198,0006,080,000 1,118,000 1.431.23 0.20 vs. Bang(R)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM6,937,000
6,937,000 1.49
1.49 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM
8,982,000 (8,982,000)
1.60 (1.60)
Houdini & DoyleFox9:00PM2,556,0003,888,000 (1,332,000)0.681.29 (0.61)PREMIERE vs. Lucifer
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM856,000837,000 19,000 0.320.38 (0.06)
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PM5,889,000
5,889,000 1.29
1.29
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,101,0007,865,000 236,000 1.291.21 0.08 FINALE
CastleABC10:00PM6,029,0006,186,000 (157,000)1.001.06 (0.06)
BlindspotNBC10:00PM5,425,0005,582,000 (157,000)1.301.41 (0.11)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,855,00010,251,000 4,604,000 1.881.21 0.67 vs. REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,292,0004,697,000 (405,000)1.081.30 (0.22)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM8,596,00010,070,000 (1,474,000)1.651.98 (0.33)
New GirlFox8:00PM2,267,0002,417,000 (150,000)1.031.02 0.01
The FlashCW8:00PM3,355,0003,394,000 (39,000)1.281.29 (0.01)
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PM3,286,0003,462,000 (176,000)0.951.00 (0.05)
GrandfatheredFox8:30PM1,837,0001,782,000 55,000 0.710.61 0.10
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM12,562,0008,734,000 3,828,000 1.791.17 0.62 vs. REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM2,915,0003,221,000 (306,000)0.920.99 (0.07)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,622,0008,997,000 (1,375,000)1.501.84 (0.34)
New GirlFox9:00PM1,883,0001,874,000 9,000 0.860.80 0.06
ContainmentCW9:00PM1,423,0001,564,000 (141,000)0.510.51 -
GrinderFox9:30PM1,507,0001,691,000 (184,000)0.520.64 (0.12)vs. New Girl(R)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM7,350,0005,631,000 1,719,000 1.171.13 0.04 PREMIERE vs. Limitless
Beyond the TankABC10:00PM1,906,0002,029,000 (123,000)0.550.53 0.02
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,793,0008,222,000 (429,000)1.581.69 (0.11)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,483,0009,468,000 15,000 2.132.11 0.02
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,016,0006,717,000 299,000 1.731.68 0.05
HeartbeatNBC8:00PM4,151,0004,487,000 (336,000)0.750.79 (0.04)
RosewoodFox8:00PM4,348,0004,862,000 (514,000)1.221.34 (0.12)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,071,0002,270,000 (199,000)0.750.88 (0.13)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,665,0005,793,000 872,000 1.931.65 0.28 vs. Clip Show
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,841,0005,440,000 3,401,000 1.780.99 0.79 FINALE vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM7,417,0004,960,000 2,457,000 2.241.29 0.95 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,259,0003,584,000 1,675,000 1.070.72 0.35 vs. REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM9,388,00010,031,000 (643,000)3.653.80 (0.15)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,535,0001,673,000 (138,000)0.590.65 (0.06)
black-ishABC9:30PM5,588,0004,973,000 615,000 1.591.47 0.12
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM6,818,0006,581,000 237,000 1.221.19 0.03
NashvilleABC10:00PM3,891,0003,770,000 121,000 0.840.84 -
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,318,0003,716,000 2,602,000 1.270.72 0.55 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM13,223,00014,129,000 (906,000)2.973.35 (0.38)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,663,0007,907,000 (244,000)2.011.99 0.02
StrongNBC8:00PM2,552,0002,655,000 (103,000)0.650.67 (0.02)
BonesFox8:00PM4,286,0004,382,000 (96,000)0.910.84 0.07
Legends of TomorrowCW8:00PM1,630,0001,858,000 (228,000)0.590.70 (0.11)
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM8,073,0008,161,000 (88,000)1.581.68 (0.10)
MomCBS9:00PM7,917,0008,270,000 (353,000)1.551.72 (0.17)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,651,0006,704,000 (53,000)1.241.25 (0.01)
ScandalABC9:00PM6,055,0006,254,000 (199,000)1.501.59 (0.09)
American GritFox9:00PM1,766,0002,097,000 (331,000)0.560.70 (0.14)
The 100CW9:00PM1,131,0001,269,000 (138,000)0.410.45 (0.04)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM6,665,0006,614,000 51,000 1.591.63 (0.04)
Rush HourCBS10:00PM4,564,0004,316,000 248,000 0.840.88 (0.04)
The CatchABC10:00PM4,361,0004,575,000 (214,000)0.920.96 (0.04)
Game of SilenceNBC10:00PM3,256,0003,078,000 178,000 0.660.65 0.01










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,272,0005,436,000 (164,000)0.900.93 (0.03)
Beyond the TankABC8:00PM3,561,0004,087,000 (526,000)0.600.83 (0.23)vs. Shark(R)
Adele Live in NYCNBC8:00PM4,356,000
4,356,000 0.70
0.70 8-930P
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM
3,474,000 (3,474,000)
0.66 (0.66)
Think Like A ManFox8:00PM1,563,000
1,563,000 0.50
0.50 8-10P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM
1,807,000 (1,807,000)
0.54 (0.54)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM904,0001,045,000 (141,000)0.300.39 (0.09)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,419,0008,411,000 8,000 1.101.09 0.01
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,301,0005,759,000 (458,000)1.201.45 (0.25)
GrimmNBC9:00PM
3,756,000 (3,756,000)
0.79 (0.79)
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM
3,126,000 (3,126,000)
0.98 (0.98)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM815,000930,000 (115,000)0.300.36 (0.06)
DatelineNBC9:30PM4,663,000
4,663,000 0.90
0.90 930-11P
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,878,00010,126,000 (248,000)1.101.22 (0.12)FINALE
20/20ABC10:00PM5,230,0005,602,000 (372,000)1.001.21 (0.21)
DatelineNBC10:00PM
4,244,000 (4,244,000)
0.95 (0.95)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM2,600,0004,430,000 (1,830,000)0.300.45 (0.15)REPEAT
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM3,810,000
3,810,000 1.10
1.10
Jazz at the White HouseABC8:00PM
2,340,000 (2,340,000)
0.30 (0.30)
NHL Pre GameNBC8:00PM
2,096,000 (2,096,000)
0.62 (0.62)
NHL PlayoffsNBC8:22PM3,000,0002,537,000 463,000 0.900.92 (0.02)8-11P
Houdini & DoyleFox8:00PM1,170,000
1,170,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Premier BoxingFox8:00PM
1,619,000 (1,619,000)
0.43 (0.43)
NBA PlayoffsABC8:30PM4,270,000
4,270,000 1.50
1.50 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,000,0004,789,000 (1,789,000)0.500.59 (0.09)REPEAT
Marvel's 75thABC9:00PM
1,390,000 (1,390,000)
0.29 (0.29)REPEAT
American GritFox9:00PM820,000
820,000 0.20
0.20
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,910,0005,156,000 (246,000)0.800.75 0.05
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
2,313,000 (2,313,000)
0.52 (0.52)
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 33 (May 2-8) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu13,223,0002.97
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed7,417,0002.24
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,665,0001.93
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,016,0001.73
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu6,665,0001.59
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,588,0001.59
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu8,073,0001.58
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,917,0001.55
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMMon6,937,0001.49REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon7,198,0001.43
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PMMon6,936,0001.32
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon5,889,0001.29
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,292,0001.08
New GirlFox8:00PMTue2,267,0001.03
The Real O'NealsABC8:30PMTue3,286,0000.95
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PMSun4,231,0000.90
New GirlFox9:00PMTue1,883,0000.86
CrowdedNBC9:30PMSun3,025,0000.73
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun1,701,0000.72REPEAT
GrandfatheredFox8:30PMTue1,837,0000.71
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun1,690,0000.66REPEAT
The GrinderFox9:30PMTue1,507,0000.52
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

preempted
BordertownFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The Guide to Surviving LifeFox8:00PMSat


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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, September 24

Henry Danger - "Love Muffin" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Captain Man suddenly announces he's getting married, Henry and Charlotte go searching for answers only to discover that things are not as they seem.

Game Shakers - "Secret Level" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Hudson releases false information about a secret level in a Game Shakers' game, Game Shakers is besieged by angry, crazy fans. Babe uses the secret level to go on a date with Mason Kendal.

School of Rock - "Wouldn't It Be Nice?" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Summer's failed attempt to share a locker with Freddy sets off a chain reaction of locker-switching that puts the entire band out of sync. Guest Star: Brec Bassinger

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Saturday, September 24

  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Watch Norm on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
Sunday, September 25
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Catch Mark on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, September 26
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.