Sunday, March 19, 2017

Week 26 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 26 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 4.91/9 rating/share (+12% in rating from first four nights week 25); #2. CBS 4.59/8 (-4%); #3. ABC 3.70/7 (+8%); #4. Fox 2.07/4 (-2%); #5. The CW 0.72/1 (-17%).
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 7.944 million (+14% from first four nights week 25); #2. CBS 7.363 million (-4%); #3. ABC 5.784 million (+9%); #4. Fox 3.395 million (even); #5. The CW 1.128 million (-19%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.74/6 rating/share (+14% in rating from first four nights week 25); #2. ABC 1.62/6 (+12%); #3. CBS 1.26/5 (-3%); #4. Fox 0.90/3 (+1%); #5. The CW 0.37/1 (-21%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 25 (3/6/17-3/12/17, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49 and did a 1.22 rating.  ABC was #2 with a 1.13 rating.  CBS was #3 with a 1.08 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 0.73 rating  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 7.289 million, with NBC #2 at 5.936 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.379 million and Fox at #4 with 2.586 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-3/16/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 1.91 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.81 rating thanks to the Super Bowl and also heavily inflated by a high 7-game World Series. Without those 2 events, Fox would be #4. CBS is  #3 with a 1.48 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.27 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 8.234 million, followed by the dropping NBC at #2 with 7.368 million. Super Bow/World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 5.821 million as ABC is #4 with 5.181 million.

Back to week 26 (Mar 13-19), 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 26 (Mar 13-19) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar 12)(Week 25)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,968,00010,680,000 (712,000)1.161.11 0.05
AFVABC7:00PM5,251,0005,268,000 (17,000)0.971.05 (0.08)
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,803,0001,594,000 209,000 0.630.54 0.09 REPEAT
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM4,698,0006,045,000 (1,347,000)0.740.95 (0.21)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM1,815,0001,771,000 44,000 0.800.76 0.04
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM9,255,0009,459,000 (204,000)1.131.26 (0.13)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,062,0003,027,000 35,000 0.940.92 0.02
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM10,123,00011,718,000 (1,595,000)1.672.03 (0.36)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,611,0002,563,000 48,000 1.121.10 0.02
Making HistoryFox8:30PM1,830,0002,170,000 (340,000)0.730.93 (0.20)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM8,225,0007,435,000 790,000 0.830.81 0.02
Time After TimeABC9:00PM2,262,0002,539,000 (277,000)0.560.65 (0.09)vs. 9-11P
Chicago JusticeNBC9:00PM6,432,0007,214,000 (782,000)1.151.38 (0.23)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,511,0002,475,000 36,000 1.131.23 (0.10)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM2,037,0002,187,000 (150,000)0.850.96 (0.11)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,503,0004,263,000 240,000 0.580.58 -
American CrimeABC10:00PM2,671,000
2,671,000 0.49
0.49 PREMIERE
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM4,837,0005,253,000 (416,000)0.850.98 (0.13)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM6,787,0007,488,000 (701,000)1.281.49 (0.21)vs. Bang(R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,396,0007,086,000 1,310,000 2.702.23 0.47 8-10P FINALE
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,180,00012,004,000 176,000 2.642.68 (0.04)8-10P
24: LegacyFox8:00PM3,899,0003,697,000 202,000 0.960.90 0.06
Howie Mandel All-StarCW8:00PM939,000
939,000 0.25
0.25 8-10P REPEAT
SupergirlCW8:00PM
2,179,000 (2,179,000)
0.71 (0.71)
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PM6,343,0006,098,000 245,000 1.141.21 (0.07)vs. REPEAT
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PM6,206,0006,170,000 36,000 1.091.21 (0.12)
The Bachelor Women Tell AllABC9:00PM
5,766,000 (5,766,000)
1.78 (1.78)
APBFox9:00PM3,252,0003,436,000 (184,000)0.730.77 (0.04)
Penn & TellerCW9:00PM
975,000 (975,000)
0.30 (0.30)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM5,451,0004,730,000 721,000 1.140.95 0.19 vs. Kevin(R)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM6,609,0004,667,000 1,942,000 1.090.78 0.31 vs. REPEAT
The Bachelor After/RoseABC10:00PM7,847,000
7,847,000 2.42
2.42
TakenNBC10:00PM5,730,0006,012,000 (282,000)1.151.19 (0.04)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,155,00014,174,000 (19,000)1.551.59 (0.04)
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,923,0006,121,000 (198,000)1.551.47 0.08
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,711,00011,618,000 93,000 2.542.62 (0.08)
New GirlFox8:00PM1,786,0001,361,000 425,000 0.780.47 0.31 vs. REPEAT
The FlashCW8:00PM2,392,0002,524,000 (132,000)0.890.91 (0.02)
American HousewifeABC8:30PM4,897,0005,190,000 (293,000)1.391.45 (0.06)
The MickFox8:30PM1,367,0001,392,000 (25,000)0.510.47 0.04 REPEAT
NCIS: NOCBS9:00PM10,428,000
10,428,000 1.20
1.20 9-11P
BullCBS9:00PM
10,384,000 (10,384,000)
1.32 (1.32)
Fresh off The BoatABC9:00PM3,374,0003,686,000 (312,000)1.071.10 (0.03)
This Is UsNBC9:00PM12,835,00011,154,000 1,681,000 3.402.96 0.44 FINALE
BonesFox9:00PM2,517,0002,893,000 (376,000)0.680.72 (0.04)
Legends of TomorrowCW9:00PM1,339,0001,538,000 (199,000)0.450.53 (0.08)
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PM2,667,0002,869,000 (202,000)0.830.87 (0.04)FINALE
NCIS: NOCBS10:00PM
9,062,000 (9,062,000)
1.08 (1.08)
People IconsABC10:00PM2,661,0002,590,000 71,000 0.600.52 0.08
Trial & ErrorNBC10:00PM5,915,000
5,915,000 1.38
1.38 PREMIERE
Trial & ErrorNBC10:30PM4,580,000
4,580,000 1.03
1.03
Chicago JusticeNBC10:00PM
6,070,000 (6,070,000)
1.27 (1.27)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM7,866,0007,643,000 223,000 1.731.70 0.03 vs. 8-10P
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM5,422,0005,700,000 (278,000)1.531.73 (0.20)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM7,631,000
7,631,000 1.58
1.58 8-10P REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM
4,033,000 (4,033,000)
0.74 (0.74)
Lethal WeaponFox8:00PM6,015,0005,924,000 91,000 1.281.22 0.06
ArrowCW8:00PM1,525,000850,000 675,000 0.510.24 0.27 vs. REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PM4,630,0004,993,000 (363,000)1.331.47 (0.14)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,503,000
7,503,000 1.32
1.32
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM6,123,0006,492,000 (369,000)1.861.92 (0.06)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
4,418,000 (4,418,000)
0.85 (0.85)
StarFox9:00PM3,949,0003,798,000 151,000 1.261.15 0.11 FINALE
The 100CW9:00PM982,000577,000 405,000 0.340.18 0.16 vs. REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM4,883,0005,086,000 (203,000)1.461.41 0.05
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM5,373,0005,348,000 25,000 0.920.87 0.05
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM5,736,0005,890,000 (154,000)1.331.26 0.07
Chicago PDNBC10:00PM4,832,0003,961,000 871,000 0.950.68 0.27 REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM4,242,000
4,242,000 1.06
1.06 7-919P
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM
13,077,000 (13,077,000)
2.83 (2.83)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,901,0007,305,000 596,000 2.011.90 0.11
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM4,169,0002,719,000 1,450,000 1.070.71 0.36 vs. REPEAT
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM3,963,0003,793,000 170,000 1.101.13 (0.03)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM540,0001,493,000 (953,000)0.150.51 (0.36)REPEAT vs. Supernat
Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM
7,020,000 (7,020,000)
1.41 (1.41)
Trial & ErrorNBC8:30PM3,166,0002,375,000 791,000 0.800.72 0.08 REPEAT vs. Powerless
NCAA BridgeCBS9:19PM4,035,000
4,035,000 1.10
1.10 thru 9:36P
MomCBS9:00PM
7,502,000 (7,502,000)
1.43 (1.43)
ScandalABC9:00PM5,628,0005,255,000 373,000 1.361.37 (0.01)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM7,347,0006,290,000 1,057,000 1.401.15 0.25
Kicking & ScreamingFox9:00PM1,922,0002,240,000 (318,000)0.550.71 (0.16)
The Vampire DiariesCW9:00PM362,0001,028,000 (666,000)0.130.38 (0.25)REPEAT vs. Riverdale
NCAA BasketballCBS9:36PM4,714,000
4,714,000 1.42
1.42 936-1158P
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM
6,130,000 (6,130,000)
1.26 (1.26)
Training DayCBS10:00PM
4,034,000 (4,034,000)
0.69 (0.69)
The CatchABC10:00PM3,811,0003,668,000 143,000 0.720.80 (0.08)
The Blacklist: RedemptionNBC10:00PM4,117,0003,694,000 423,000 0.750.73 0.02










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM5,278,000
5,278,000 1.60
1.60
MacGyverCBS8:00PM
7,727,000 (7,727,000)
0.98 (0.98)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,198,0005,686,000 512,000 1.001.01 (0.01)
GrimmNBC8:00PM3,920,0003,951,000 (31,000)0.800.73 0.07
RosewoodFox8:00PM1,964,0001,737,000 227,000 0.400.41 (0.01)REPEAT
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,057,0001,074,000 (17,000)0.300.41 (0.11)PREMIERE vs. Vampire
Dr. KenABC8:30PM4,642,0003,913,000 729,000 0.800.79 0.01
NCAA BridgeCBS9:00PM4,902,000
4,902,000 1.50
1.50
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
9,195,000 (9,195,000)
1.09 (1.09)
Truth & Lies: MansionABC9:00PM5,476,000
5,476,000 1.10
1.10 9-11P
Shark TankABC9:00PM
4,009,000 (4,009,000)
0.90 (0.90)
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,888,0004,709,000 179,000 0.801.00 (0.20)9-11P
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM1,881,0001,739,000 142,000 0.400.43 (0.03)
ReignCW9:00PM786,0001,148,000 (362,000)0.200.46 (0.26)vs. Vampire
NCAA BasketballCBS9:30PM4,437,000
4,437,000 1.40
1.40
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM
9,357,000 (9,357,000)
1.02 (1.02)
20/20ABC10:00PM
3,812,000 (3,812,000)
0.82 (0.82)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS8:00PM5,470,000
5,470,000 1.70
1.70 8-10P
RansomCBS8:00PM
2,724,000 (2,724,000)
0.38 (0.38)
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM1,630,0001,809,000 (179,000)0.300.37 (0.07)
NBC MovieNBC8:00PM2,450,000
2,450,000 0.50
0.50 8-11P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM
2,952,000 (2,952,000)
0.51 (0.51)
Motor RacingFox8:00PM760,000
760,000 0.30
0.30 8-10P
24: Legacy Fox8:00PM
643,000 (643,000)
0.19 (0.19)
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM1,710,0002,450,000 (740,000)0.400.74 (0.34)830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
3,473,000 (3,473,000)
0.45 (0.45)
TakenNBC9:00PM
1,941,000 (1,941,000)
0.34 (0.34)
APBFox9:00PM
784,000 (784,000)
0.17 (0.17)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,130,0004,440,000 690,000 1.400.68 0.72
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM

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-
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,242,000 (2,242,000)
0.55 (0.55)


Sitcoms in green did excellent for the week, while yellow indicates decent showings and red is not good! This is sorted by adults 18-49:


Week 25 (Mar 6-12) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed6,123,0001.86
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue5,923,0001.55
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed5,422,0001.53
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,883,0001.46
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue4,897,0001.39
Trial & ErrorNBC10:00PMTue5,915,0001.38PREMIERE
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed4,630,0001.33
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon6,787,0001.28
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon6,343,0001.14
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMMon5,451,0001.14
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,511,0001.13
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,611,0001.12
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PMMon6,206,0001.09
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,374,0001.07
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu4,169,0001.07
Trial & ErrorNBC10:30PMTue4,580,0001.03
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,198,0001.0
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun2,037,0000.85
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue2,667,0000.83FINALE
Trial & ErrorNBC8:30PMThu3,166,0000.80REPEAT
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri4,642,0000.8
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun1,815,0000.80
New GirlFox8:00PMTue1,786,0000.78
Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun1,830,0000.73
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,803,0000.63REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PMTue1,367,0000.51REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu

preempted
MomCBS9:00PMThu

preempted
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
PowerlessNBC8:30PMThu

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:30PMSun


Family GuyFox9:30PMSun


Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon

completed
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

completed
Great NewsNBC8:00PMThu


MarlonNBC9:30PMThu


Downward DogABC9:00PMTue


Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 11

The Conners - "O Sister, Where Art Thou?" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Becky helps Harris keep a secret from Darlene, it opens up a can of worms that causes a rift between the two sisters. Jackie supports Peter with his Nordic history project, and Dan reunites with an old friend.

The Kids Are Alright - "Christmas 1972" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Peggy’s successful brother, Tom, drops in for Christmas, Mike immediately oozes with jealousy. Thus begins Mike’s one-sided competition with Tom, using his kids as pawns to help. After Tom gives the Clearys an extravagant Christmas gift, pride prevents Mike from taking it – putting him at odds with the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Timmy mistakenly receives $100 from his great-aunt for Christmas and contemplates whether he should do “the right thing” or keep it. Elsewhere, Eddie forgets to get Wendi a Christmas present and panic sets in.

black-ish - "Christmas in Theater Eight" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Johnsons have a tradition of going to the movies on Christmas and they can never agree on what to see. Dre wants to see an important film about Rosa Parks, but they all want to see the latest action-packed superhero blockbuster. Meanwhile, Junior becomes embarrassed about taking a gap year after he runs into his ex-girlfriend Megan at the theater.

Splitting Up Together - "Messy" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Lena and Vlad’s unexpected kiss, things get more complicated as they begin their new work partnership while working with a new client. Elsewhere, Martin goes to Paige’s house for more privacy and gets a glimpse into what a more typical divorced home life is, causing him to become uneasy. Back at home, Mason and Mae go head-to-head after Mae finds out that Mason has a crush on a pretentious girl at school.

The Guest Book - "Everybody Loves Clark" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Tommy surprises Nikki with a spontaneous wedding ceremony; both are blithely oblivious to the fact that Vivian is kidnapping their child; some familiar faces from Mt. Trace return to sort things out.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 10)

Tuesday, December 11

  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk/Search Party) - Catch Ron on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken 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.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Ellen drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That 70s Show) - Ashton guest co-hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek/Greg the Bunny/Hiller and Diller) and Catherine O'Hara (Schitt's Creek) - Eugene and Catherine are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso and his wife Angela discuss holiday hacks on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah talks about Second Act on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela talks about The Good Place on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/Web Therapy/The Comeback) - Dan talks about Second Act on People Now at 12pm.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo discusses the season of giving thanks and the amazing efforts of St. Jude on the BUILD Series at 2pm.


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