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

Thursday, April 26

The Big Bang Theory - "The Monetary Insufficiency" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon goes to Vegas to win money for science. Also, Penny and Bernadette take Amy wedding dress shopping, but her terrible choice entangles them in a web of lies.

Young Sheldon - "A Dog, A Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A battle erupts between the Coopers and Sparks when the Sparks’ new dog terrorizes Sheldon.

Mom - "A Taco Bowl and a Tubby Seamstress" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy is concerned that she and Bonnie might lose their apartment when Bonnie locks horns with the tough new building owner, Rita (Patti Lupone).

Life in Pieces - "#TBT: House Destiny Introduction Retirement" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The Short family’s quirky history is revealed with stories of when Tim met Heather’s family for the first time; when Jen and Greg bought their dream home; when Matt got sidetracked after he saw Colleen while waiting for a blind date; and John’s last flight before retiring.

Superstore - "Aftermath" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) deal with the consequences of their recent interactions. Meanwhile Glenn (Mark McKinney) and Dina (Lauren Ash) enlist Garrett's (Colton Dunn) help to win the store a visit from Cloud 9's CEO.

A.P. Bio - "Walleye" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack (Glenn Howerton) successfully convinces Miles (Tom Bennett) that Devin (Jacob McCarthy) is his illegitimate son. Durbin (Patton Oswalt), Mary (Mary Sohn), Stef (Lyric Lewis) and Michelle (Jean Villepique) clash on the Sadie Hawkins dance theme.

Will & Grace - "Staten Island Fairy" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jack's (Sean Hayes) intimacy issues are challenged by a closeted boyfriend. Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace (Debra Messing) sell their new line of bedding on TV.

Champions - "Nepotism" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Michael waits to hear if the musical he wrote will be picked for the freshman show, Vince is accused of treating some staff members better than others.

Nobodies - "Kristen's Wiig" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Larry attempt to convince Kristen Wiig to play Jen in the pilot for "Open Dorf Policy"; Hugh gets put in an uncomfortable position when an accident lands Sam in the hospital.

Atlanta - "North of the Border" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
The possibility arises to make a move; it is believed Paper Boi will be at a pajama party.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Thursday, April 26

  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Method Man (Method & Red) - Method Mani s a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/Happy Endings/The Mindy Project) - Adam appears on The Opposition with Jordan Klepper at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Dylan McDermott (LA to Vegas) - Dylan reveals role he lost to Harry Connick, Jr. on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob is a guest on Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link on YouTube.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season

02/06 - All in the Family - Seasons 1-5
02/06 - Bosom Buddies - The Complete Series
02/06 - Women of the House - Complete 12 Episode Series
02/13 - Broad City - Season 4
02/13 - Three's Company - The Complete Series - Come and Knock on Our Door Collection
02/27 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season
02/27 - Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season
02/27 - Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
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