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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, February 26

Son of Zorn - "All Hail Son of Zorn" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Seeing an opportunity to get Linda’s old job back, Zorn increases Sanitation Solutions’ business by tapping into the Zephyrian market. Alan tries to win Layla back by becoming Prom King – with Zorn’s help.

Bob's Burgers - "They Serve Horses, Don't They?" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a tip from Jimmy Pesto (guest voice Jay Johnston), Bob secures a new meat provider who claims to save clients money on every order. The Belchers quickly realize that the situation is too good to be true, as they find themselves involved in a full-blown investigation, led by Hugo (guest voice Ken Marino) and Ron (guest voice Ron Lynch). Will Bob crack under the pressure or will he lead the investigators to a huge victory?

The Simpsons - "Havana Wild Weekend" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Retirement Castle and the V.A. Hospital can’t solve Grampa’s health issues, the Simpsons decide to take a family trip to Cuba to get him cheap medical care.

The Simpsons - "There Will Be Buds" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer gets roped into coaching the kids’ lacrosse team with Milhouse’s dad, Kirk, who is in desperate need of a friend. When Kirk gets too clingy, Homer vents about how much of a loser he is. Kirk overhears his rant and disappears, right when the team needs him most: the championship game.

Family Guy - "The Boys in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

Family Guy - "Bookie of the Year" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Brian and Lois decide it’s time for Chris to work out his anger management issues by taking up a sport. Chris surprises everyone and becomes a star baseball pitcher, which turns Peter into a gambling father, as he bets on his son’s baseball games. Meanwhile, Stewie, Brian and Frank Sinatra Jr. attempt to open an Italian restaurant .

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 27)

Monday, February 27

  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Watch Keri on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Slink Johnson (Black Jesus) - Slick is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He also talks about The Arrangement on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) - David chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Leighton Meester (Making History) - Leighton stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John talks about Trial & Error on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 1:30pm.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy dishes on how This is Us is following in Mike & Molly’s footsteps – and why both shows are so beloved on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) and Craig Robinson (The Office) - Lisa and Craig talk about their new film Table 19 on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Sinbad (A Different World/The Sinbad Show) - Sinbad is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig appears on The Real, so check your local listings.