Sunday, April 16, 2017

Week 30 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 30 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.15/8 rating/share (-33% in rating from first four nights week 29); #2. NBC 3.38/6 (-12%); #3. ABC 3.38/6 (-6%); #4. Fox 2.11/4 (even); #5. The CW 0.58/1 (-12%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 6.523 million (-36% from first four nights week 29); #2. NBC 5.240 million (-13%); #3. ABC 5.076 million (-8%); #4. Fox 3.342 million (-1%); #5. The CW 0.902 million (-13%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.08/4 rating/share (-11% in rating from first four nights week 29); #2. NBC  1.06/4 (-15%); #3. CBS 1.06/4 (-15%); #4. Fox 0.99/4 (-7%); #5. The CW 0.28/1 (-18%)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 29 (4/3/17-4/9/17, LIVE+SD). CBS won the week in A18-49 and did a 1.65 rating boosted by NCAA Championship Game.  NBC was #2 with a 1.05 rating.  ABC was #3 with a 0.98 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 0.78 rating  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 9.095 million, with NBC #2 at 5.363 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.425 million and Fox at #4 with 2.483 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-4/13/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 1.79 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.68 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 1.50 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.23 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 8.233 million, followed by the dropping NBC at #2 with 7.081 million. Super Bow/World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 5.401 million as ABC is #4 with 5.069 million.

Back to week 29 (Apr 10-16), 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 30 (Apr 10-16) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 9)(Week 29)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS8:00PM11,644,0009,500,000 2,144,000 1.601.14 0.46
AFVABC7:00PM4,595,0004,675,000 (80,000)0.720.87 (0.15)vs. REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,341,0001,126,000 215,000 0.440.44 - REPEAT
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM4,099,0004,421,000 (322,000)0.590.63 (0.04)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM1,275,0001,516,000 (241,000)0.470.70 (0.23)REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM9,505,000
9,505,000 1.10
1.10
ACM AwardsCBS8:00PM
10,911,000 (10,911,000)
2.14 (2.14)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM2,597,0002,796,000 (199,000)0.730.77 (0.04)
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM8,764,0008,649,000 115,000 1.311.29 0.02
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM1,852,0002,128,000 (276,000)0.760.92 (0.16)REPEAT
Making HistoryFox8:30PM1,345,0001,321,000 24,000 0.580.57 0.01
Madam SecretaryCBS10:00PM7,577,000
7,577,000 0.81
0.81
Match GameABC9:00PM2,978,0002,497,000 481,000 0.690.56 0.13
Chicago JusticeNBC9:00PM5,530,0005,905,000 (375,000)0.950.92 0.03
Family GuyFox9:00PM1,721,0001,547,000 174,000 0.800.70 0.10 REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM1,377,0001,743,000 (366,000)0.540.75 (0.21)REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM

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American CrimeABC10:00PM1,743,0001,766,000 (23,000)0.370.37 -
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM3,979,0004,115,000 (136,000)0.680.68 -




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM6,044,0006,144,000 (100,000)1.161.24 (0.08)vs. Bang(R)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,311,00010,466,000 (155,000)1.561.55 0.01 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,880,00010,036,000 (156,000)2.102.20 (0.10)8-10P
24: LegacyFox8:00PM3,297,0003,198,000 99,000 0.780.77 0.01
SupergirlCW8:00PM875,0001,023,000 (148,000)0.210.25 (0.04)REPEAT
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PM5,328,0007,128,000 (1,800,000)1.031.85 (0.82)vs. NCAA Pre
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PM5,017,000
5,017,000 0.96
0.96
NCAA ChampionshipCBS9:00PM
22,997,000 (22,997,000)
7.08 (7.08)
APBFox9:00PM2,861,0002,628,000 233,000 0.630.57 0.06
Penn & TellerCW9:00PM841,000967,000 (126,000)0.230.23 - REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PM4,640,000
4,640,000 1.03
1.03
ScorpionCBS10:00PM6,404,000
6,404,000 1.00
1.00
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,571,0002,957,000 (386,000)0.590.56 0.03
TakenNBC10:00PM4,238,0004,668,000 (430,000)0.790.84 (0.05)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM9,056,00013,830,000 (4,774,000)0.861.56 (0.70)REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,292,0005,440,000 (148,000)1.271.39 (0.12)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM7,760,0009,520,000 (1,760,000)1.621.90 (0.28)REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM1,907,0001,996,000 (89,000)0.710.88 (0.17)vs. New Girl
The FlashCW8:00PM832,0001,521,000 (689,000)0.210.56 (0.35)REPEAT vs. Legends
American HousewifeABC8:30PM4,310,0004,388,000 (78,000)1.131.23 (0.10)
The MickFox8:30PM2,165,0002,092,000 73,000 0.830.84 (0.01)
BullCBS9:00PM7,416,00011,092,000 (3,676,000)0.751.27 (0.52)REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PM3,712,0003,817,000 (105,000)1.101.14 (0.04)
Trial & ErrorNBC9:00PM3,641,0003,764,000 (123,000)0.910.86 0.05
Prison BreakFox9:00PM3,175,0003,826,000 (651,000)1.141.49 (0.35)
iZombieCW9:00PM869,000946,000 (77,000)0.310.39 (0.08)
Imaginary MaryABC9:30PM3,056,0003,451,000 (395,000)0.820.94 (0.12)
Trial & ErrorNBC9:30PM2,883,0003,014,000 (131,000)0.760.71 0.05
NCIS: NOCBS10:00PM6,608,0008,844,000 (2,236,000)0.711.00 (0.29)REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,323,0002,152,000 171,000 0.720.67 0.05
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM3,021,0006,289,000 (3,268,000)0.601.30 (0.70)REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,314,0008,398,000 (84,000)1.741.73 0.01
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM3,619,0005,625,000 (2,006,000)0.781.55 (0.77)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM4,114,0004,326,000 (212,000)0.770.89 (0.12)REPEAT vs. Blindspot
Shots FiredFox8:00PM3,601,0003,660,000 (59,000)0.900.95 (0.05)
ArrowCW8:00PM668,000738,000 (70,000)0.170.20 (0.03)REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PM3,129,0004,738,000 (1,609,000)0.771.39 (0.62)REPEAT
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS9:00PM5,735,0007,035,000 (1,300,000)0.901.26 (0.36)vs. Crim Minds
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM3,512,0006,254,000 (2,742,000)0.931.87 (0.94)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM4,108,0005,071,000 (963,000)0.811.17 (0.36)REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM6,585,0006,351,000 234,000 2.322.23 0.09
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM660,000646,000 14,000 0.190.20 (0.01)REPEAT
The 100CW9:00PM

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black-ishABC9:30PM3,073,0004,578,000 (1,505,000)0.821.31 (0.49)REPEAT
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM764,000689,000 75,000 0.220.23 (0.01)REPEAT
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM4,917,0004,605,000 312,000 0.790.75 0.04
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM4,824,0005,189,000 (365,000)0.901.07 (0.17)
Chicago PDNBC10:00PM3,942,0006,514,000 (2,572,000)0.751.30 (0.55)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM11,889,00012,592,000 (703,000)2.522.65 (0.13)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,188,0007,223,000 (35,000)1.781.72 0.06
Trial & ErrorNBC8:00PM2,616,0003,082,000 (466,000)0.640.83 (0.19)vs. Superstore
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM3,332,0003,207,000 125,000 0.900.95 (0.05)
SupernaturalCW8:00PM1,551,0001,566,000 (15,000)0.540.53 0.01
Great IndoorsCBS8:30PM6,105,0006,973,000 (868,000)1.161.43 (0.27)
PowerlessNBC8:30PM1,998,0002,022,000 (24,000)0.570.59 (0.02)
MomCBS9:00PM6,841,0007,498,000 (657,000)1.301.42 (0.12)
ScandalABC9:00PM5,261,0005,097,000 164,000 1.331.19 0.14
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,358,0005,984,000 374,000 1.071.00 0.07
Kicking & ScreamingFox9:00PM1,819,0001,961,000 (142,000)0.500.63 (0.13)
RiverdaleCW9:00PM872,000907,000 (35,000)0.320.35 (0.03)
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM5,405,0005,676,000 (271,000)1.101.21 (0.11)
The Amazing RaceCBS10:00PM4,106,0003,990,000 116,000 0.830.87 (0.04)
The CatchABC10:00PM3,104,0003,564,000 (460,000)0.660.69 (0.03)
The Blacklist: RedemptionNBC10:00PM3,849,0003,715,000 134,000 0.680.65 0.03 FINALE










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MacGyverCBS8:00PM6,644,0006,618,000 26,000 0.800.89 (0.09)FINALE
The Toy BoxABC8:00PM3,221,0004,090,000 (869,000)0.700.84 (0.14)
First DatesNBC8:00PM3,355,0003,775,000 (420,000)0.700.79 (0.09)
RosewoodFox8:00PM2,497,0002,483,000 14,000 0.500.50 -
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,006,0001,082,000 (76,000)0.400.35 0.05
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,401,0008,765,000 (364,000)1.000.98 0.02
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,286,0004,873,000 (587,000)1.001.16 (0.16)
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,291,0004,072,000 219,000 0.800.82 (0.02)9-11P
You The JuryFox9:00PM1,297,0001,544,000 (247,000)0.300.38 (0.08)
ReignCW9:00PM760,000711,000 49,000 0.200.21 (0.01)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,286,0009,766,000 (480,000)1.000.99 0.01
20/20ABC10:00PM3,875,0004,153,000 (278,000)0.900.82 0.08
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
RansomCBS8:00PM2,760,0003,094,000 (334,000)0.300.40 (0.10)FINALE
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM
1,336,000 (1,336,000)
0.31 (0.31)
Ten CommandmentsABC8:00PM5,180,000
5,180,000 0.80
0.80 8-1244A
NHL PlayoffsNBC8:00PM2,290,000
2,290,000 0.60
0.60 8-11P
DatelineNBC8:00PM
4,221,000 (4,221,000)
0.67 (0.67)
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM1,740,000
1,740,000 0.60
0.60 8-10P
Masterchef JuniorFox8:00PM
942,000 (942,000)
0.26 (0.26)
NBA Saturday PrimeABC8:30PM
1,931,000 (1,931,000)
0.55 (0.55)
Training DayCBS9:00PM2,600,0002,555,000 45,000 0.300.36 (0.06)
Prison BreakFox9:00PM
897,000 (897,000)
0.25 (0.25)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,750,0003,532,000 218,000 0.500.55 (0.05)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM

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SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,969,000 (2,969,000)
0.74 (0.74)


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 30 (Apr 10-16) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu11,889,0002.52
MomCBS9:00PMThu6,841,0001.30
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue5,292,0001.27
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon6,044,0001.16
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue4,310,0001.13
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu5,405,0001.10
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,712,0001.10
The Great IndoorsCBS8:30PMThu6,105,0001.06
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMMon4,640,0001.03
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon5,328,0001.03
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PMMon5,017,0000.96
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed3,512,0000.93REPEAT
Trial & ErrorNBC9:00PMTue3,641,0000.91
The MickFox8:30PMTue2,165,0000.83
black-ishABC9:30PMWed3,073,0000.82REPEAT
Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue3,056,0000.82
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun1,721,0000.80REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed3,619,0000.78REPEAT
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed3,129,0000.77REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun1,852,0000.76REPEAT
Trial & ErrorNBC9:30PMTue2,883,0000.76
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue1,907,0000.71
Trial & ErrorNBC8:00PMThu2,616,0000.64
Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun1,345,0000.58REPEAT
PowerlessNBC8:30PMThu1,998,0000.57
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun1,377,0000.54REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun1,275,0000.47REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,341,0000.44REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon


SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu

preempted
The Great IndoorsCBS9:30PMMon


American HousewifeABC9:00PMTue


Imaginary MaryABC8:30PMSat


The GoldbergsABC8:00PMSat


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
Great NewsNBC8:00PMThu


MarlonNBC9:30PMThu


Downward DogABC9:00PMTue



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 16

The Goldbergs - "The Pina Colada Episode" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Murray and Geoff team up to pull Beverly, Barry and Erica out of their shared misery that Lainey has left town. Adam’s dread of gym class is amplified when Coach Mellor’s brother, Coach Nick (guest star Bill Goldberg), arrives and uses fear as a motivator. Meanwhile, Coach Mellor (guest star Bryan Callen) prepares for the next step of his life.

Schooled - "Lainey's All That" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Hoping to gain respect among her colleagues at school, Lainey comes up with a misguided plan to give an awkward and insecure student a full makeover. Meanwhile, Principal Glascott and Coach Mellor take friendly competition to a new level when they are both romantically interested in the math teacher.

Modern Family - "Blasts from the Past" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Phil and Claire decide to take a cycling tour through Italy before they become grandparents, and Dylan (guest star Reid Ewing) introduces them to his mom who has an interesting past. Meanwhile, Cameron and Mitchell discover some interesting reading material in Lily’s room and decide to confront her about it, while Gloria and Jay discover their respective great uncles may have fought on opposing sides of a war.

Single Parents - "All Aboard the Two-Parent Struggle Bus" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Will’s ex, Mia (Vanessa Bayer), shows up unexpectedly for Sophie’s birthday, Will gets frustrated that she undermines his rules with Sophie. Angie tries to help Will cope by having a fun girls’ night at her place and by giving some co-parenting advice, but Poppy reveals and Will quickly learns that Angie isn’t the best advice giver. Meanwhile, inspired by Mia’s humanitarian work, Miggy and Graham decide to give some items to charity but regret it immediately and seek out help from Douglas to get the items back.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Grant Allocation Derivation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Leonard is caught between a rock and a hard place when he’s responsible for distributing extra grant money. Also, Bernadette turns the backyard playhouse into a hideaway from her husband and kids.

Young Sheldon - "A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man’s Backside" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mary bans Sheldon from reading a mature comic book, and Sheldon decides it’s time to stop living under Mary’s thumb.

Schitt's Creek - "The Crowening" / "Love Letters" (Pop, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Moira films a movie in Bosnia, hoping to revive her career, while David tries to take his relationship to the next level; Moira loses sleep stressing over old love letters, while David and Stevie get held up at the store.

grown-ish - "In My Feelings" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The gang waits for the mysterious drop of a modern-day musical genius.

You're the Worst - "The Pin in My Grenade" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy and Gretchen reveal that they're forgoing a traditional wedding, opting instead for a courthouse elopement.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Wednesday, January 16

  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Watch Lily and Jane on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about Black Monday on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/The Ellen Show/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Frankie Shaw (SMILF/Blue Mountain State) - Frankie stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. Frankie and Rosie O'Donnell (Gimme a Break!) also talk about Showtime's SMILF on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Cobie Smulders (Friends from College/How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Lena Waithe (Master of None) - Lena is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy drops by E!'s Busy Tonight at 11pm.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph (Fam/Instant Mom/Moesha/It's a Living) - Sheryl visits The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of Schitt's Creek - Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Sam talks about the YouTube original Champaign ILL on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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