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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06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
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07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, September 25

The Big Bang Theory - "The Proposal Proposal" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy gives Sheldon an answer to his proposal while Howard and Bernadette struggle with some unexpected news. Laurie Metcalf returns as Sheldon’s mother, Mary; Riki Lindhome returns as Ramona; and Stephen Hawking returns as himself.

Young Sheldon - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
9-year-old Sheldon Cooper is a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science but learns that isn’t always helpful growing up in East Texas, a land where church and football are king.

Kevin Can Wait - "Civil Ceremony" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Kendra and Chale must get married immediately when the Gables learn that he is about to be deported. As Kevin chases down Father Phillip (Jim Breuer) to officiate the ceremony, Vanessa helps Kendra put together the last-minute affair. Leah Remini joins the cast as Vanessa Cellucci, and Jim Breuer returns as Father Phillip.

Me, Myself & I - "Pilot" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bobby Moynihan, Jack Dylan Grazer and John Larroquette star as Alex Riley in a new comedy about the defining moments in one man’s life over three distinct periods – as a 14-year-old in 1991, at age 40 in present day and at 65 in 2042.

People of Earth - "Game Night" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Gerry and Yvonne host a group game night; Agent Foster meets a person from her past; Walsh, Jeff, Don and Kurt enact their mutiny against Eric.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 25)

Monday, September 25

  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory/Young Sheldon) - Watch Jim on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jeremy Piven (Entourage/Ellen/The Larry Sanders Show) - Jeremy visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin previews My Little Pony: The Movie on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie speaks about the series Empire on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 6pm.
  • Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace, Jodie and Andrea are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • RonReaco Lee (Survivor's Remorse/Let's Stay Together/Sister, Sister) - RonReaco drops by The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Melissa and Stephanie are guests on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Zoe Perry (Young Sheldon) - Zoe opens up about the premiere of her new show Young Sheldon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Anne Heche (The Michael J. Fox Show/Save Me) and Mike Vogel (Grounded for Life) - Anne and Mike talk about The Brave on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET. The will also be on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain is a guest on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kristin Bell (The Good Place) - Kristin makes Carly's Spinach Pesto on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • The Cast of Will & Grace - Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes are guests on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) - Damon appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Paulo Costanzo (Joey) - Paulo talks about Designated Survivor on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm.