Sunday, May 11, 2014

NBC Upfront 2014-15: Fall 2014 Schedule; Week 33 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did


NBC 2014-15

Fall 2014


Mondays
8:00PM The Voice
10:00PM The Blacklist / State of Affairs (Nov. 17, NEW!)

Tuesdays
8:00PM The Voice
9:00PM Marry Me (NEW!)
9:30PM About A Boy
10:00PM Chicago Fire

Wednesdays
8:00PM The Mysteries of Laura (NEW!)
9:00PM Law & Order: SVU
10:00PM Chicago P.D.

Thursdays
8:00PM The Biggest Loser
9:00PM Bad Judge (NEW!) / The Blacklist (Feb. 5)
9:30PM A to Z (NEW!)
10:00PM Parenthood / Allegiance (February, NEW!)

Fridays
8:00PM Dateline
9:00PM Grimm
10:00PM Constantine (NEW!)

Saturdays
8:00PM Repeats

Sundays
7:00PM Football Night in America
8:20PM Sunday Night Football (event series A.D. to begin on Easter Sunday on April 5, NEW!)

unscheduled, Mid-Season 2015:
DRAMA: Odyssey, Hannibal and event series: Emerald City, Aquarius and Heroes Reborn
COMEDY: Mission Control, Mr. Robinson, One Big Happy, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the final season of Parks and Recreation.
REALITY: American Ninja Warrior, America's Got Talent, Celebrity Apprentice, and Hollywood Game Night

Notes: NBC has the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 and it will air The Blacklist immediately after the Super Bowl to promote its move to Thursdays at 9 beginning Feb. 5

Discuss NBC's 2014-15 line-up and also you can view complete program information.


2013-14 Week 33 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.1/10 rating/share (-5% from first four nights Week 32); #2. ABC 4.4/7 (-10%); #3. NBC 4.3/7 (-10%); #4. Fox 3.6/6 (+16%); #5. The CW 1.0/2 (-9%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.38 million (-6% from first four nights Week 32); #2. NBC 6.65 million (-14%); #3. ABC 6.62 million (-13%); #4. Fox 5.82 million (+14%); #5. The CW 1.47 million (-10%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.9/6 rating/share (-6% from first four nights Week 32); #2. NBC 1.8/5 (-14%); #3. Fox 1.7/5 (+21%); #4. ABC 1.5/5 (-17%) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (even)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 32 (4/28/14-5/4/14) had ABC win the week in 18-49 again for the third straight week with a 1.6 rating, followed closely by CBS' 1.6 (less 18-49 viewers than ABC), NBC's 1.5 and Fox's 1.3. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 8.78 million, beating ABC which did 6.64 million, NBC followed with 6.14 million, and Fox trailed with 3.9 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-5/4/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 2.8, over Fox's Super Bowl-fueled 2.5, CBS is next with a 2.4, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 10.78 million, then NBC is second with 9.44, ABC is now third at 7.54 and Fox has dropped to fourth at 7.47 even with the Super Bowl.

Back to week 33 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 5-11) Analysis















Last Sunday (May 4)(Week 32)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,484,00010,435,000 49,000 1.031.34 (0.31)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,296,0006,755,000 (459,000)1.631.63 -
American Dream BuildersNBC7:00PM2,167,0002,573,000 (406,000)0.480.59 (0.11)
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM2,230,0002,262,000 (32,000)1.111.05 0.06
American DadFox7:30PM2,511,0002,403,000 108,000 1.261.16 0.10
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,087,0008,448,000 (361,000)1.691.93 (0.24)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,862,0007,335,000 (473,000)2.092.18 (0.09)
DatelineNBC8:00PM5,621,0005,783,000 (162,000)1.061.03 0.03
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,386,0003,449,000 937,000 1.971.55 0.42
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,401,0004,019,000 382,000 2.252.06 0.19
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,988,0009,330,000 (342,000)1.141.30 (0.16)
ResurrectionABC9:00PM8,155,0007,849,000 306,000 2.081.92 0.16 FINALE
BelieveNBC9:00PM4,329,0004,511,000 (182,000)0.971.05 (0.08)
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM4,080,0003,658,000 422,000 1.621.43 0.19
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,423,0008,630,000 (207,000)1.171.19 (0.02)
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,981,0005,185,000 (204,000)1.291.26 0.03
CrisisNBC10:00PM3,610,0004,015,000 (405,000)0.970.97 -




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,492,0007,764,000 (1,272,000)1.982.28 (0.30)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM13,117,00015,880,000 (2,763,000)1.912.57 (0.66)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,002,00011,579,000 (577,000)3.022.99 0.03 8-10P
24: Live Another DayFox8:00PM8,077,000
8,077,000 2.56
2.56 premiere, 8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM
3,985,000 (3,985,000)
0.92 (0.92)
Star CrossedCW8:00PM871,000830,000 41,000 0.320.27 0.05
Friends w/Better LivesCBS8:30PM4,924,0006,113,000 (1,189,000)1.601.92 (0.32)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM6,541,0007,598,000 (1,057,000)1.742.18 (0.44)
The FollowingFox9:00PM
4,810,000 (4,810,000)
1.52 (1.52)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,010,000931,000 79,000 0.390.35 0.04
MomCBS9:30PM4,703,0006,247,000 (1,544,000)1.201.70 (0.50)REPEAT vs. Big Bang (R)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM3,793,0004,319,000 (526,000)0.730.83 (0.10)REPEAT vs.Person of Int (R)
CastleABC10:00PM9,002,00010,394,000 (1,392,000)1.641.95 (0.31)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,466,00010,846,000 (380,000)2.652.66 (0.01)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM15,883,00017,253,000 (1,370,000)2.302.52 (0.22)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM5,372,0005,946,000 (574,000)1.942.08 (0.14)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,720,00011,176,000 (456,000)2.502.75 (0.25)
GleeFox8:00PM2,105,0002,414,000 (309,000)0.810.85 (0.04)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,439,0001,775,000 (336,000)0.630.84 (0.21)
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM14,108,00014,831,000 (723,000)2.202.13 0.07
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,154,0004,810,000 (656,000)1.311.70 (0.39)
About a BoyNBC9:00PM6,044,0006,254,000 (210,000)1.471.62 (0.15)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,396,0002,203,000 193,000 1.221.08 0.14
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,592,0002,034,000 (442,000)0.790.95 (0.16)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,480,0003,157,000 (677,000)0.731.02 (0.29)
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM5,051,0005,592,000 (541,000)1.181.44 (0.26)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,484,0002,203,000 281,000 1.301.11 0.19
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM10,499,00011,309,000 (810,000)1.741.90 (0.16)
Celebrity Wife SwapABC10:00PM2,848,0002,824,000 24,000 0.930.84 0.09
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,924,0007,058,000 (134,000)1.861.75 0.11










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,906,0009,699,000 207,000 2.452.30 0.15
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,649,0007,391,000 (742,000)1.591.80 (0.21)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM3,775,0004,323,000 (548,000)1.151.30 (0.15)
American IdolFox8:00PM7,969,0008,788,000 (819,000)1.761.86 (0.10)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,331,0002,313,000 18,000 0.780.80 (0.02)
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM4,994,0005,510,000 (516,000)1.341.46 (0.12)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,523,00010,304,000 219,000 2.352.18 0.17
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,554,0008,395,000 159,000 2.882.85 0.03
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,344,0006,202,000 (858,000)1.471.82 (0.35)
MixologyABC9:30PM3,839,0003,779,000 60,000 1.311.28 0.03
The 100CW9:00PM1,642,0001,884,000 (242,000)0.550.59 (0.04)
CSICBS10:00PM10,008,0009,951,000 57,000 1.871.73 0.14
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,698,0004,622,000 76,000 1.191.20 (0.01)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM5,393,0007,280,000 (1,887,000)1.381.89 (0.51)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,420,00016,074,000 (1,654,000)3.794.51 (0.72)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM3,191,0004,283,000 (1,092,000)0.700.96 (0.26)REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,176,000
3,176,000 0.93
0.93
iHeart Music AwardsNBC8:00PM
5,477,000 (5,477,000)
1.66 (1.66)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM4,300,0004,470,000 (170,000)1.531.62 (0.09)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,502,0001,843,000 (341,000)0.670.78 (0.11)
The MillersCBS8:30PM8,963,0009,426,000 (463,000)1.952.04 (0.09)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM8,350,0008,965,000 (615,000)2.062.08 (0.02)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM7,948,0008,809,000 (861,000)2.462.60 (0.14)
American Comedy AwardsNBC9:00PM3,145,000
3,145,000 0.96
0.96 9-11P
American IdolFox9:00PM7,181,0007,032,000 149,000 1.611.51 0.10
ReignCW9:00PM1,341,0001,402,000 (61,000)0.490.50 (0.01)
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PM5,726,0006,472,000 (746,000)1.311.43 (0.12)
Surviving JackFox9:30PM4,000,0003,921,000 79,000 1.181.00 0.18
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,542,0007,787,000 (245,000)1.461.61 (0.15)
Black BoxABC10:00PM4,644,0005,596,000 (952,000)1.161.33 (0.17)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
UnforgettableCBS8:00PM7,290,0007,589,000 (299,000)
1.05 (1.05)FINALE
Shark TankABC8:00PM4,441,0006,016,000 (1,575,000)1.001.50 (0.50)REPEAT vs. Swimming w/Sharks
DatelineNBC8:00PM5,733,0005,964,000 (231,000)1.201.08 0.12
24: Live Another DayFox8:00PM1,340,0002,434,000 (1,094,000)0.300.87 (0.57)REPEAT vs. Kitchen Nightmares
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,121,0001,165,000 (44,000)0.600.42 0.18
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,273,000989,000 284,000 0.500.34 0.16 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,087,0008,773,000 314,000 1.301.21 0.09 FINALE
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,165,0008,327,000 (1,162,000)1.902.26 (0.36)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,838,0004,925,000 (87,000)1.301.27 0.03
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM847,000663,000 184,000 0.300.21 0.09
24: Live Another DayFox9:00PM1,384,0002,562,000 (1,178,000)0.300.84 (0.54)REPEAT vs. Kitchen Nightmares
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,499,00011,589,000 (90,000)1.401.49 (0.09)FINALE
20/20ABC10:00PM6,188,0007,133,000 (945,000)1.501.75 (0.25)
HannibalNBC10:00PM2,124,0002,283,000 (159,000)0.800.92 (0.12)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,290,0001,963,000 327,000 0.400.40 - REPEAT
NBA PlayoffaABC8:00PM4,690,0002,437,000 2,253,000 1.700.71 0.99 8-11P vs. ABC Movie
DatelineNBC8:00PM3,910,0005,474,000 (1,564,000)0.700.79 (0.09)8-10P
NASCARFox8:00PM5,150,000
5,150,000 1.10
1.10 8-10P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
1,079,000 (1,079,000)
0.38 (0.38)
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,140,0001,785,000 355,000 0.400.44 (0.04)REPEAT
24: LAD SpecialFox8:00PM
979,000 (979,000)
0.30 (0.30)
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,520,0002,303,000 217,000 0.500.33 0.17 vs. Crimetime
The FollowingFox9:00PM
663,000 (663,000)
0.23 (0.23)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,970,0005,099,000 (129,000)0.900.76 0.14
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,880,0002,597,000 283,000 0.800.77 0.03 REPEAT


Sitcoms in green did excellent for the week, while yellow indicates OK showings and red is not good! This is sorted by adults 18-49: 


Week 33 (May 5-11) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,420,0003.79
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,554,0002.88
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,401,0002.25
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu8,350,0002.06
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon6,492,0001.98
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,386,0001.97
The MillersCBS8:30PMThu8,963,0001.95
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon6,541,0001.74
Friends with Better LivesCBS8:30PMMon4,924,0001.60canceled
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,649,0001.59
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTue6,044,0001.47
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed4,994,0001.34canceled
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTue4,154,0001.31
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PMThu5,726,0001.31canceled
MixologyABC9:30PMWed3,839,0001.31canceled
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,484,0001.30
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,511,0001.26
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,396,0001.22
MomCBS9:30PMMon4,703,0001.20REPEAT
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTue5,051,0001.18canceled
Surviving JackFox9:30PMThu4,000,0001.18canceled
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun2,230,0001.11
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTue2,480,0000.73canceled
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,290,0000.4REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,140,0000.4REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThu

completed
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTue

completed
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon

ended
DadsFox8:00PMTue

canceled
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed

canceled
CommunityNBC8:00PMThu

canceled
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThu

canceled
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

canceled
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

canceled
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri

canceled
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThu

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 16

The Conners - "Keep on Truckin'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.

The Kids Are Alright - "Pilot" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lawrence, the prodigal eldest Cleary son, returns home from the seminary and breaks the news to his family that he’s dropping out for good, leaving Mike and Peggy upset and wondering why. Meanwhile, Timmy decides he wants to audition for a children’s theatre production but when Peggy finds out where it’s being held she forbids him from participating. Elsewhere, Eddie tries to keep his girlfriend a secret after Frank finds out and tries to blackmail him.

black-ish - "Gap Year" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

Splitting Up Together - "Sign Language" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The morning after Lena and Martin sleep together, Lena searches for signs that they are or aren’t meant to be a couple. Their relationship is put to the test after she organizes a romantic beach getaway and it becomes apparent what’s meant to be. Meanwhile, Arthur and Camille trail Lisa Apple, hoping to determine if she is pregnant with Martin’s baby. Elsewhere, Maya struggles to decide if she should tell her new boyfriend, Frank, about her pregnancy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Tuesday, October 16

  • John Krasinski (The Office) - Catch John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She also talks about Can You Ever Forgive Me? on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) - Jane visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Laurence chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nathan Fillion (Two Guys and a Girl) - Nathan talks about The Rookie on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory and John Goodman (The Connners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - Sara and John are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John appears on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather is a guest on People Now at 12pm.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace visits NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny/Living with Fran) - Fran talks about hosting Cancer Scchmancer's Master Class Health Summit on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Analeigh Tipton (Manhattan Love Story) - Analeigh talks about her movie Better Start Running on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
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