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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 11

Kevin Can Wait - "Trainer Wreck" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Vanessa asks Kevin to help her get a date with a handsome personal trainer, Alejandro (Eduardo Verastegui), she gets frustrated when Kevin starts training with him instead. Also, Chale reluctantly takes advice from Kyle when the health inspector stops by Enzo’s.

Man with a Plan - "Battle of the Sexists" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam needs to hire a new project manager, Andi accuses Adam of unconscious bias after he only interviews men for the job. Also, Andi helps Kate fight for a spot on the boys’ soccer team at school. Lilah Richcreek guest stars as Zara, a qualified candidate for the available job in the Burns Brothers construction company.

Superior Donuts - "Homeless for the Holidays" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In the spirit of the season, Franco convinces Arthur and the rest of the gang to help John (guest star Keith David), a homeless man who falls ill at the donut shop, get back on his feet. Also, Tush and Sweatpants compete to be the more popular Santa.

9JKL - "Set Visit" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Harry and Judy visit Josh on the set of his new movie, he is horrified when the director, Walter Michaelson (Michael Showalter), casts them in background roles in Josh’s most important scene. Also, Nick tries to teach Andrew how to dance.

Tarantula - "Macaroni Salad" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Echo must retrieve a melodramatic friend from the edge of oblivion when romantic foibles lead him to the brink.

Tarantula - "The Shade" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Echo ventures to the fabled Weird River to retrieve a man whose life is derailed by Echo's egg-frying antics.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Monday, December 11

  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Watch Zendaya on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about The Greatest Showman on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure/My Brother and Me) - Amanda is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Meloni (Happy!/Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Chris stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Andrea, Candace and Jodie are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette talks about the Broadway music Hello, Dolly! on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Blossom/Brotherly Love/Gimme a Break!) - Joey appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry talks about NBC's Better Late Than Never on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on People Now at 8:30am. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia shares her secret to balancing motherhood and Hollywood on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - Jodie talks about Black Mirror on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunsine) - Allison will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


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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