Sunday, May 07, 2017

Week 33 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2016-17 Week 33 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.88/9 rating/share (+26% in rating from first four nights week 32); #2. NBC 3.73/7 (-5%); #3. ABC 3.44/6 (+1%); #4. Fox 1.93/3 (-3%); #5. The CW 0.86/2 (+2%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 7.707 million (+28% from first four nights week 32); #2. NBC 5.818 million (-5%); #3. ABC 5.236 million (+2%); #4. Fox 3.000 million (-2%); #5. The CW 1.530 million (+15%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.27/5 rating/share (+25% in rating from first four nights week 32); #2. ABC  1.16/5 (+3%); #3. NBC 1.14/4 (-5%); #4. Fox 0.95/4 (+1%); #5. The CW 0.46/2 (even)

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 32 (4/24/17-4/30/17, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49 and did a 1.07 rating.  ABC was #2 with a 0.90 rating.  CBS was #3 with a 0.88 rating, while Fox was #4 with a 0.76 rating. What a low week.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 6.201 million, with NBC #2 at 5.313 million.  ABC was #3 with 4.052 million and Fox at #4 with 2.430 million.

For season to-date (9/19/16-5/4/17, LIVE+SD), NBC is 1 in A18-49 with a 1.72 rating, followed by Fox at #2 with a 1.59 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 1.45 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.20 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 8.090 million, followed by the dropping NBC at #2 with 6.892 million. Super Bowl/World Series boosted Fox still at #3 with 5.125 million as ABC is #4 with 4.991 million. ABC could likely overtake Fox in total viewers by the end of season, in the next few weeks.

Back to week 33 (May 1-7), 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 33 (May 1-7) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 30)(Week 32)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,115,0009,896,000 (781,000)0.810.82 (0.01)
AFVABC7:00PM5,448,0004,933,000 515,000 1.171.05 0.12
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,260,0001,313,000 (53,000)0.490.52 (0.03)REPEAT
Little Big ShotsNBC7:00PM4,981,0003,841,000 1,140,000 0.750.51 0.24 REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM1,593,0001,579,000 14,000 0.670.76 (0.09)
NCIS: LACBS8:00PM9,075,0009,439,000 (364,000)1.001.00 -
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM3,054,0002,691,000 363,000 0.940.83 0.11
Little Big ShotsNBC8:00PM8,888,0008,397,000 491,000 1.481.28 0.20
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,302,0001,877,000 425,000 0.970.88 0.09 vs. Bob's
Making HistoryFox8:30PM1,413,0001,319,000 94,000 0.600.61 (0.01)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM7,878,0007,867,000 11,000 0.690.73 (0.04)
Match GameABC9:00PM3,373,0003,171,000 202,000 0.790.70 0.09
Chicago JusticeNBC9:00PM6,151,0005,632,000 519,000 1.091.02 0.07
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,418,0001,676,000 742,000 1.170.80 0.37 vs. REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM1,958,0001,734,000 224,000 0.830.76 0.07
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,790,0004,473,000 317,000 0.540.51 0.03
American CrimeABC10:00PM2,003,0001,812,000 191,000 0.440.34 0.10 FINALE
Shades of BlueNBC10:00PM4,528,0004,125,000 403,000 0.760.70 0.06




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PM6,259,0006,369,000 (110,000)1.201.09 0.11 vs. Bang(R)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM10,311,00010,353,000 (42,000)1.611.64 (0.03)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,075,0009,273,000 (198,000)1.821.89 (0.07)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM3,021,0002,992,000 29,000 0.990.98 0.01
SupergirlCW8:00PM1,746,0001,795,000 (49,000)0.480.50 (0.02)
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PM5,363,0004,862,000 501,000 0.970.90 0.07 vs. Donuts(R)
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PM5,154,0004,375,000 779,000 0.960.81 0.15 vs. Kevin(R)
LuciferFox9:00PM3,413,0002,722,000 691,000 1.010.69 0.32 vs. APB
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM766,000794,000 (28,000)0.230.23 -
The Great IndoorsCBS9:30PM4,115,0003,395,000 720,000 0.820.73 0.09 vs. Broke(R)
ScorpionCBS10:00PM7,103,0004,090,000 3,013,000 1.060.63 0.43 vs. REPEAT
QuanticoABC10:00PM2,645,0002,592,000 53,000 0.570.53 0.04
TakenNBC10:00PM4,400,0004,412,000 (12,000)0.790.78 0.01 FINALE










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM12,876,0007,295,000 5,581,000 1.470.71 0.76 vs. REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,067,0003,962,000 1,105,000 1.180.84 0.34 vs. REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM8,821,0009,631,000 (810,000)1.641.80 (0.16)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM1,721,0001,831,000 (110,000)0.650.71 (0.06)
The FlashCW8:00PM2,693,0002,673,000 20,000 1.001.00 -
American HousewifeABC8:30PM4,431,0003,058,000 1,373,000 1.200.77 0.43 vs. REPEAT
The MickFox8:30PM1,891,0002,265,000 (374,000)0.730.87 (0.14)FINALE
BullCBS9:00PM10,824,0006,787,000 4,037,000 1.240.82 0.42 vs. REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PM3,331,0002,762,000 569,000 1.010.75 0.26 vs. Speech(R)
Great NewsNBC9:00PM3,546,0005,134,000 (1,588,000)0.811.18 (0.37)
Prison BreakFox9:00PM2,346,0002,748,000 (402,000)0.850.89 (0.04)
iZombieCW9:00PM925,000970,000 (45,000)0.320.33 (0.01)
Imaginary MaryABC9:30PM2,631,0002,877,000 (246,000)0.730.78 (0.05)
Great NewsNBC9:30PM2,442,0004,132,000 (1,690,000)0.601.00 (0.40)
NCIS: NOCBS10:00PM8,689,0005,265,000 3,424,000 1.010.64 0.37 vs. 48 Hrs
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,148,0002,147,000 1,000 0.720.65 0.07
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,081,0006,910,000 (829,000)1.201.31 (0.11)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,258,0008,493,000 (235,000)1.801.75 0.05
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM5,157,0005,227,000 (70,000)1.441.40 0.04
BlindspotNBC8:00PM4,178,0004,327,000 (149,000)0.860.90 (0.04)
Shots FiredFox8:00PM3,098,0003,326,000 (228,000)0.770.79 (0.02)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,358,0001,363,000 (5,000)0.470.47 -
SpeechlessABC8:30PM4,409,0004,454,000 (45,000)1.221.23 (0.01)
Criminal Minds CBS9:00PM7,366,0006,907,000 459,000 1.461.26 0.20
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,650,0004,421,000 1,229,000 1.661.25 0.41 vs. blackish
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,063,0005,217,000 (154,000)1.011.08 (0.07)
EmpireFox9:00PM5,596,0006,311,000 (715,000)1.862.13 (0.27)
The 100CW9:00PM854,000812,000 42,000 0.310.31 -
black-ishABC9:30PM4,165,0004,218,000 (53,000)1.181.26 (0.08)
Criminal Minds Beyond BordersCBS10:00PM4,999,0004,564,000 435,000 0.910.78 0.13
Designated SurvivorABC10:00PM4,621,0005,109,000 (488,000)0.911.10 (0.19)
Chicago PDNBC10:00PM6,150,0006,269,000 (119,000)1.181.18 -










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM12,390,00012,516,000 (126,000)2.482.56 (0.08)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,089,0007,022,000 67,000 1.771.77 -
SuperstoreNBC8:00PM2,440,0002,331,000 109,000 0.610.51 0.10 REPEAT
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM3,335,0002,646,000 689,000 0.980.75 0.23
SupernaturalCW8:00PM1,506,0001,382,000 124,000 0.510.47 0.04
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM9,003,0006,376,000 2,627,000 1.601.21 0.39 REPEAT vs. Indoors
SuperstoreNBC8:30PM2,910,0002,765,000 145,000 0.850.82 0.03 FINALE
MomCBS9:00PM8,179,0007,056,000 1,123,000 1.511.27 0.24
ScandalABC9:00PM5,145,0005,193,000 (48,000)1.281.40 (0.12)
Chicago MedNBC9:00PM6,404,0006,040,000 364,000 1.121.00 0.12
The MickFox9:00PM1,463,000
1,463,000 0.49
0.49 REPEAT
Kicking & ScreamingFox9:00PM
1,590,000 (1,590,000)
0.52 (0.52)
RiverdaleCW9:00PM977,000885,000 92,000 0.350.34 0.01
Life in PiecesCBS9:30PM6,109,0005,507,000 602,000 1.211.10 0.11
The MickFox9:30PM1,326,000
1,326,000 0.46
0.46 REPEAT
The Amazing RaceCBS10:00PM4,009,0003,798,000 211,000 0.860.74 0.12
The CatchABC10:00PM2,960,0002,994,000 (34,000)0.600.63 (0.03)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM4,820,0004,861,000 (41,000)0.830.76 0.07










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM5,079,0005,312,000 (233,000)0.700.79 (0.09)
The Toy BoxABC8:00PM2,818,0002,595,000 223,000 0.600.58 0.02
First DatesNBC8:00PM3,512,0003,224,000 288,000 0.700.65 0.05
LuciferFox8:00PM1,384,0002,934,000 (1,550,000)0.300.54 (0.24)REPEAT vs. Rosewood
The OriginalsCW8:00PM946,000949,000 (3,000)0.300.30 -
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM7,850,0008,056,000 (206,000)0.900.92 (0.02)
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,290,000
4,290,000 1.00
1.00
Let It Fall 1982-92ABC9:00PM
2,495,000 (2,495,000)
0.57 (0.57)
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,782,0004,163,000 619,000 0.800.82 (0.02)9-11P
Lethal WeaponFox9:00PM1,410,0001,837,000 (427,000)0.400.37 0.03 REPEAT
ReignCW9:00PM699,000679,000 20,000 0.200.18 0.02
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,046,0008,737,000 309,000 0.900.84 0.06 FINALE
20/20ABC10:00PM3,846,000
3,846,000 0.90
0.90
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,700,0002,628,000 1,072,000 0.300.32 (0.02)REPEAT vs. Training
NBA CountdownABC8:00PM3,450,000
3,450,000 0.90
0.90
DreamgirlsABC8:00PM
2,081,000 (2,081,000)
0.38 (0.38)
NHL PlayoffsNBC8:00PM3,720,0002,556,000 1,164,000 1.200.97 0.23 8-10P vs. 8-11P
MLB BaseballFox8:00PM2,150,000
2,150,000 0.50
0.50 8-11P
Masterchef JuniorFox8:00PM
815,000 (815,000)
0.24 (0.24)
NBA PlayoffsABC8:30PM4,610,000
4,610,000 1.60
1.60 830-11P
Training DayCBS9:00PM3,220,0003,880,000 (660,000)0.300.59 (0.29)vs. 48 Hours
Masterchef JuniorFox9:00PM
960,000 (960,000)
0.27 (0.27)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,280,0004,459,000 (179,000)0.600.72 (0.12)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM

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SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,670,000
2,670,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT


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 33 (May 1-7) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu12,390,0002.48
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,650,0001.66
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMThu9,003,0001.60REPEAT
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,179,0001.51
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed5,157,0001.44
SpeechlessABC8:30PMWed4,409,0001.22
Life In PiecesCBS9:30PMThu6,109,0001.21
Kevin Can WaitCBS8:00PMMon6,259,0001.20
American HousewifeABC8:30PMTue4,431,0001.20
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,165,0001.18
The MiddleABC8:00PMTue5,067,0001.18
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,418,0001.17
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue3,331,0001.01
Man with a PlanCBS8:30PMMon5,363,0000.97
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,302,0000.97
Superior DonutsCBS9:00PMMon5,154,0000.96
SuperstoreNBC8:30PMThu2,910,0000.85FINALE
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun1,958,0000.83
The Great IndoorsCBS9:30PMMon4,115,0000.82
Great NewsNBC9:00PMTue3,546,0000.81
The MickFox8:30PMTue1,891,0000.73FINALE
Imaginary MaryABC9:30PMTue2,631,0000.73
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun1,593,0000.67
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMTue1,721,0000.65
SuperstoreNBC8:00PMThu2,440,0000.61REPEAT
Great NewsNBC9:30PMTue2,442,0000.60
Making HistoryFox8:30PMSun1,413,0000.60
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,260,0000.49REPEAT
The MickFox9:00PMThu1,463,0000.49REPEAT
The MickFox9:30PMThu1,326,0000.46REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:00PMSun


The GoldbergsABC8:00PMSat


PowerlessNBC8:30PMThu

canceled
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMMon

completed
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, June 19

The Middle - "Hecks vs. Glossners: The Final Battle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s the Orson showdown of the century when the Hecks – along with the Donahues and Bill Norwood – wage a war against the Glossners after they steal Sue’s car.

The Middle - "Thank You for Not Kissing" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Dr. Fulton (Dave Foley) calls Frankie and Mike into his office to inform them that Brick and Cindy have been making out all over school, Frankie tasks Mike into having a talk with his son to discuss dating etiquette. Meanwhile, Sue attempts to work up the gumption to give Sean the snow globe and confess how much she likes him; and after discovering a box full of unfinished thank you notes for gifts received over the years, Frankie orders Axl to finish and mail them all out.

black-ish - "Juneteenth" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Johnsons go to Jack and Diane’s school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by the historically inaccurate way that the holiday is portrayed. He feels like there aren’t enough black holidays, so he enlists Aloe Blacc at work to help him create a catchy song to raise awareness for a holiday worth celebrating, Juneteenth.

black-ish - "Dog Eat Dog World" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family is divided over the idea of getting a dog after Dre and Bow promise Jack they can get one after he gets Straight A’s – and he does! Meanwhile, Bow’s brother Johan is in town and he doesn’t get the warm welcome he expects from Ruby.

Younger - "The End of the Tour" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza faces complications on the Marriage Vacation book tour. Kelsey and Zane head to D.C. to court a speechwriter’s prospective memoir.

Teachers - "Of Lice and Men" (TV Land, 10:34PM ET/PT)
Ms. Bennigan wrestles with how far she’s willing to go sexually with Hot Dad, while Ms. Cannon learns how to drive in the midst of an apocalyptic lice outbreak at Fillmore.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 18)

Tuesday, June 19

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Ed) - Michael stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - The Ellen DeGeneres Show has the best moments from the biggest stars in Season 15, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • BD Wong (All-American Girl) - BD talks about the off-Broadway production of The Great Leap on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June)

Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season Step by Step - The Complete First Season Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season

06/05 - Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season
06/05 - New Girl - The Complete Sixth Season
06/05 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-First Season (Blu-ray)
06/12 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fourth Season
06/12 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Third Season
06/12 - The Office - The Complete Series
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete Second Season
06/12 - Step by Step - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One (Blu-ray)
06/19 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Fifth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete First Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete Second Season
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