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


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Friday, August 18

  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - Watch T.J. on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Billy Eichner (Difficult People) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie is a guest on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason appears on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Brandy (Moesha/The Game/Thea) - Brandy talks about Broadway's Chicago on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi performs on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Nat Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band) - Nat talks about Leap and Home Again on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Geena Davis (Buffalo Bill/The Geena Davis Show) - Geena talks about Marjorie Prime on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.