Sunday, April 30, 2017

Week 32 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 32 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 3.92/7 rating/share (+5% in rating from first four nights week 31); #2. CBS 3.88/7 (-14%); #3. ABC 3.40/6 (+5%); #4. Fox 1.96/3 (+12%); #5. The CW 0.84/1 (+87%).
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 6.123 million (+4% from first four nights week 31); #2. CBS 6.043 million (-16%); #3. ABC 5.118 million (+3%); #4. Fox 3.051 million (+11%); #5. The CW 1.334 million (+92%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.20/5 rating/share (+1% in rating from first four nights week 31); #2. ABC  1.13/4 (+10%); #3. CBS 1.02/4 (-11%); #4. Fox 0.94/4 (+22%); #5. The CW 0.46/2 (+130%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 31 (4/17/17-4/23/17, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49 and did a 1.03 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 0.91 rating.  ABC was #3 with a 0.86 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 0.66 rating. What a low week.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 6.676 million, with NBC #2 at 5.123 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.077 million and Fox at #4 with 2.231 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-4/27/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 1.74 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.61 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 1.46 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.21 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 8.122 million, followed by the dropping NBC at #2 with 6.948 million. Super Bowl/World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 5.209 million as ABC is #4 with 5.019 million. ABC could likely overtake Fox in total viewers by the end of season, in the next few weeks.

Back to week 32 (Apr 24-30), 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:



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Week 32 (Apr 24-30) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 23)(Week 31)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,896,0008,162,0001,734,000 0.820.87(0.05)
AFVABC7:00PM4,933,0003,161,0001,772,000 1.050.610.44 vs. Disney Nature
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,313,0001,123,000190,000 0.520.330.19 REPEAT
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM3,841,0003,658,000183,000 0.510.57(0.06)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM1,579,000888,000691,000 0.760.370.39 vs. REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM9,439,000
9,439,000 1.00
1.00
Stayin AliveCBS8:00PM
10,313,000(10,313,000)
1.21(1.21)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM2,691,0002,511,000180,000 0.830.750.08
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM8,397,0005,252,0003,145,000 1.280.840.44 vs. REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:00PM1,877,0001,514,000363,000 0.880.650.23 vs. Simp(R)
Making HistoryFox8:30PM1,319,000910,000409,000 0.610.380.23 vs. REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM7,867,000
7,867,000 0.73
0.73
Match GameABC9:00PM3,171,0002,426,000745,000 0.700.610.09
Chicago JusticeNBC9:00PM5,632,0004,296,0001,336,000 1.020.900.12
Family GuyFox9:00PM1,676,0001,328,000348,000 0.800.600.20 REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM1,734,0001,077,000657,000 0.760.420.34 vs. REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,473,0004,290,000183,000 0.510.57(0.06)
American CrimeABC10:00PM1,812,0001,826,000(14,000)0.340.40(0.06)
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM4,125,0004,053,00072,000 0.700.690.01




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM6,369,0005,904,000465,000 1.091.050.04 REPEAT vs. Kevin
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,353,00011,184,000(831,000)1.641.77(0.13)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,273,0009,570,000(297,000)1.892.04(0.15)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM2,992,0003,423,000(431,000)0.980.820.16 vs. 24 Legacy
SupergirlCW8:00PM1,795,000906,000889,000 0.500.210.29 vs. REPEAT
Superior DonutsCBS8:30PM4,862,0005,419,000(557,000)0.901.00(0.10)REPEAT vs. Man
Kevin Can WaitCBS9:00PM4,375,0005,084,000(709,000)0.810.96(0.15)REPEAT vs. Donuts
APBFox9:00PM2,722,0002,725,000(3,000)0.690.610.08 FINALE
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM794,000828,000(34,000)0.230.220.01 vs. Penn(R)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM3,395,0004,570,000(1,175,000)0.731.04(0.31)REPEAT
ScorpionCBS10:00PM4,090,0006,591,000(2,501,000)0.631.07(0.44)REPEAT
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,592,0002,757,000(165,000)0.530.510.02
TakenNBC10:00PM4,412,0004,549,000(137,000)0.780.86(0.08)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM7,295,00013,323,000(6,028,000)0.711.31(0.60)REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PM3,962,0005,254,000(1,292,000)0.841.26(0.42)REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,631,0008,847,000784,000 1.801.80- vs. 8-10P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM1,831,0001,912,000(81,000)0.710.72(0.01)
The FlashCW8:00PM2,673,000728,0001,945,000 1.000.210.79 vs. REPEAT
American HousewifeABC8:30PM3,058,0004,491,000(1,433,000)0.771.19(0.42)REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PM2,265,0001,412,000853,000 0.870.480.39 vs. REPEAT
BullCBS9:00PM6,787,00010,316,000(3,529,000)0.821.13(0.31)REPEAT
SpeechlessABC9:00PM2,762,0003,715,000(953,000)0.751.01(0.26)REPEAT vs. Fresh
Great NewsNBC9:00PM5,134,000
5,134,000 1.18
1.18 PREMIERE
Prison BreakFox9:00PM2,748,0002,435,000313,000 0.890.91(0.02)
iZombieCW9:00PM970,000754,000216,000 0.330.280.05
Imaginary MaryABC9:30PM2,877,0003,153,000(276,000)0.780.91(0.13)
Great NewsNBC9:30PM4,132,000
4,132,000 1.00
1.00
48 HoursCBS10:00PM5,265,00010,157,000(4,892,000)0.641.14(0.50)vs. NCIS NO
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,147,0002,429,000(282,000)0.650.77(0.12)
Trial & ErrorNBC10:00PM
3,785,000(3,785,000)
0.89(0.89)
Trial & ErrorNBC10:30PM
3,008,000(3,008,000)
0.71(0.71)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,910,000
6,910,000 1.31
1.31










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,493,0007,918,000575,000 1.751.710.04 vs. 8-10P
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM5,227,0004,073,0001,154,000 1.400.980.42 vs. REPEAT
BlindspotNBC8:00PM4,327,0004,208,000119,000 0.900.740.16 vs. SVU(R)
Shots FiredFox8:00PM3,326,0003,193,000133,000 0.790.79-
ArrowCW8:00PM1,363,000550,000813,000 0.470.100.37 vs. REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PM4,454,0003,521,000933,000 1.230.920.31 vs. REPEAT
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM6,907,000
6,907,000 1.26
1.26
black-ishABC9:00PM4,421,0003,905,000516,000 1.250.960.29 vs. Modern(R)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,217,0004,697,000520,000 1.080.850.23 vs. REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM6,311,0003,035,0003,276,000 2.130.851.28 vs. REPEAT
The 100CW9:00PM812,000
812,000 0.31
0.31
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM
587,000(587,000)
0.12(0.12)
black-ishABC9:30PM4,218,0003,471,000747,000 1.260.810.45 vs. REPEAT
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM
624,000(624,000)
0.17(0.17)
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM4,564,0004,744,000(180,000)0.780.79(0.01)
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM5,109,0005,056,00053,000 1.100.970.13
Chicago PDNBC10:00PM6,269,0004,269,0002,000,000 1.180.800.38 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM12,516,0008,454,0004,062,000 2.561.301.26 vs. REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,022,0003,236,0003,786,000 1.770.611.16 vs. Scandal(R)
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM2,331,0003,145,000(814,000)0.510.94(0.43)REPEAT
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM2,646,0003,585,000(939,000)0.751.02(0.27)
SupernaturalCW8:00PM1,382,000805,000577,000 0.470.240.23 vs. REPEAT
Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM6,376,0005,473,000903,000 1.210.960.25 vs. REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:30PM2,765,0002,031,000734,000 0.820.600.22 vs. Powerless
MomCBS9:00PM7,056,000
7,056,000 1.27
1.27
The Amazing RaceCBS9:00PM
4,398,000(4,398,000)
0.93(0.93)
ScandalABC9:00PM5,193,0005,105,00088,000 1.401.300.10
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,040,0004,875,0001,165,000 1.000.900.10 vs. Blacklist
Kicking & ScreamingFox9:00PM1,590,0001,786,000(196,000)0.520.57(0.05)FINALE
RiverdaleCW9:00PM885,000378,000507,000 0.340.150.19 vs. H1Z1
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM5,507,000
5,507,000 1.10
1.10
The Amazing RaceCBS10:00PM3,798,0003,838,000(40,000)0.740.82(0.08)
The CatchABC10:00PM2,994,0002,981,00013,000 0.630.590.04
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM4,861,0004,901,000(40,000)0.760.82(0.06)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM5,353,0005,132,000221,000 0.800.650.15 vs. MacGyver(R)
The Toy BoxABC8:00PM2,690,0003,125,000(435,000)0.600.63(0.03)
First DatesNBC8:00PM3,224,0003,470,000(246,000)0.700.670.03
RosewoodFox8:00PM2,898,0002,790,000108,000 0.500.60(0.10)FINALE
The OriginalsCW8:00PM961,000600,000361,000 0.300.160.14 vs. REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM7,871,0005,957,0001,914,000 0.900.620.28 vs. REPEAT
Let It Fall 1982-92ABC9:00PM2,476,000
2,476,000 0.60
0.60 9-11P
Shark TankABC9:00PM
4,584,000(4,584,000)
1.00(1.00)
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,145,0005,083,000(938,000)0.801.07(0.27)9-11P
Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM1,914,0001,939,000(25,000)0.400.46(0.06)REPEAT
ReignCW9:00PM694,000397,000297,000 0.200.110.09 vs. REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM8,468,0006,560,0001,908,000 0.800.650.15 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM
4,190,000(4,190,000)
0.77(0.77)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Training DayCBS8:00PM2,657,0003,605,000(948,000)0.300.33(0.03)vs. Crimetime
DreamgirlsABC8:00PM2,172,000
2,172,000 0.40
0.40 8-11P
The Toy BoxABC8:00PM
1,456,000(1,456,000)
0.29(0.29)
NHL PlayoffsNBC8:00PM2,543,0002,055,000488,000 0.900.690.21
Masterchef JuniorFox8:00PM907,000967,000(60,000)0.300.270.03 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM4,121,000
4,121,000 0.70
0.70 9-11P
Training DayCBS9:00PM
3,197,000(3,197,000)
0.38(0.38)
The Toy BoxABC9:00PM
1,568,000(1,568,000)
0.40(0.40)
Masterchef JuniorFox9:00PM1,012,0001,114,000(102,000)0.300.270.03 REPEAT vs. Apollo(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,028,000(4,028,000)
0.55(0.55)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
2,267,000(2,267,000)
0.49(0.49)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM

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


Week 32 (Apr 24-30) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu12,516,0002.56
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed5,227,0001.40
MomCBS9:00PMThu7,065,0001.27
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,218,0001.26
black-ishABC9:00PMWed4,421,0001.25
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed4,454,0001.23
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu6,376,0001.21
Great NewsNBC9:00PMTue5,134,0001.18PREMIERE
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu5,507,0001.10
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon6,369,0001.09REPEAT
Great NewsNBC9:30PMTue4,132,0001.00
Superior DonutsCBS8:30PMMon4,862,0000.90REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:00PMSun1,877,0000.88
The MickFox8:30PMTue2,265,0000.87
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue3,962,0000.84REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMThu2,765,0000.82
Kevin Can WaitCBS9:00PMMon4,375,0000.81REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun1,676,0000.80REPEAT
Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue2,877,0000.78
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue3,058,0000.77REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun1,734,0000.76
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun1,579,0000.76
SpeechlessABC9:00PMTue2,762,0000.75REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMMon3,395,0000.73REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue1,831,0000.71
Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun1,319,0000.61
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,313,0000.52REPEAT
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu2,331,0000.51REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMSat


Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue

preempted
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
PowerlessNBC8:30PMThu

canceled
Trial & ErrorNBC10:30PMTue

completed
New GirlFox8:00PMTue

completed
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri

completed
The Real O'NealsABC9:30PMTue

completed
Son of ZornFox8:30PMSun

completed
The Odd CoupleCBS9:30PMMon

completed
The Good PlaceNBC8:30PMThu

completed
MarlonNBC9:30PMThu


Downward DogABC9:00PMTue



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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