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 (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, March 26

The Simpsons - "Dad Behavior" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer finds a new app that makes his life much easier and outsources his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa finds that he is about to be a father again.

Bob's Burgers - "Aquaticism" / "Ain't Miss Debatin'" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When Tina learns that the aquarium is in danger of closing, the Belcher children devise a scheme to keep it running. Meanwhile, Bob realizes that he could learn a thing or two from Linda’s customer service skills. Then, when Tina is recruited by the debate team, she finds unexpected success and an even more unexpected relationship. Meanwhile, Louise and Gene convince their parents to help fund a stop-motion movie focusing on a surprising subject matter.

Making History - "Chadwick's Angels" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In need of a victory, the trio heads back to the 1990s to give Dan another shot at his childhood dream: finishing the infamous “Bellybuster” ice cream sundae at a local parlor. As Deb bonds with the parlor’s owner, Chris is on a mission to save a life in honor of his late British friend. But all of their plans are derailed when Dan runs into the bully that tormented him.

Family Guy - "Peter's Lost Youth" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter gets jealous of Lois when she upstages him at a Red Sox fantasy baseball camp. Meanwhile, Stewie runs away from home when Meg is left to babysit him.

The Last Man on Earth - "Find This Thing We Need To" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Carol makes a big discovery, enlisting Tandy and Erica to help her track down some answers. Meanwhile, Todd has a major breakthrough with Melissa.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Sunday, March 26

  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Catch Sanaa on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, March 27
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.