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

Thursday, November 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Holiday Summation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon and Amy visit Leonard and Penny for the first time since the holidays and share details about their terrible trip to Texas. Laurie Metcalf returns as Sheldon’s mother, Mary.

Young Sheldon - "A Solar Calculator, A Game Ball, and A Cheerleader's Bosom" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon struggles with newfound popularity after utilizing statistics to help the football team.

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "Testosterone Martyr Baked Knife" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Heather, Clementine and Jen offer to save Joan from the stress of preparing the Thanksgiving meal, the free time leaves Joan even more frazzled. Also, Greg has a boost of self-confidence after learning he has high levels of testosterone; Samantha keeps a secret from her family during Thanksgiving dinner; and John is determined to continue the tradition of using his old, unsafe knife to carve the turkey.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 20)

Thursday, November 23

  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Watch Tracy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul is a musical guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Stephanie appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin chats on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Anna is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollet (On Our Own) - Jussie appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie reveals her favorite, good-for-you dessert she swears by on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.