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


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  • 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.
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