Sunday, October 12, 2014

Week 3 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 3 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.9/13 rating/share (-5% in rating from first four nights week 2); #2. ABC 5.5/9 (-5%); #3. NBC 5.2/9 (-9%); #4. Fox 2.5/4 (-7%); #5. The CW 1.3/2 (+117%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 12.74 million (-6% from first four nights week 2); #2. ABC 8.38 million (-5%); #3. NBC 8.12 million (-12%); #4. Fox 4.01 million (-9%); #5. The CW 2.19 million (+123%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 3.1/10 rating/share (-6% in rating from first four nights week 2); #2. NBC 2.1/7 (-16%); #3. ABC 2.1/7 (-5%); #4. Fox 1.4/4 (-7%) #5. The CW 0.9/3 (+125%)

We have the final ratings for Week 2 (9/29/14-10/5/14). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week again with a 2.7 rating thanks to the NFL, followed by CBS's 2.5, ABC's 2.0 and Fox's 1.2.  For Total Viewers, CBS was on top with 11.36 million, followed by NBC's 8.99. ABC was next with 7.46 million and Fox trailed with just 3.41 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-10/5/14) , among Adults 18-49, NBC is #1 with a 2.8 rating, CBS is next with a 2.4, followed by ABC with a 2.1 and Fox with a 1.6. Among total viewers, CBC is #1 with 11.11 million, then NBC with 9.55 million. ABC is next with 7.86 million and Fox trails with just 4.33 million.

Back to week 3, 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 3 (Oct. 6-12) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 5)(Week 2)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:30PM14,232,0009,678,000 4,554,000 2.481.10 1.38
Once Upon a Time ABC7:00PM3,584,0005,493,000 (1,909,000)0.871.62 (0.75)REPEAT vs. Special
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,712,000
1,712,000 0.63
0.63 REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM7,688,0003,828,000 3,860,000 2.741.17 1.57
Bob's BurgersFox7:55PM3,137,00016,439,000 (13,302,000)1.426.28 (4.86)premiere vs. The OT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:30PM12,201,00012,723,000 (522,000)1.601.42 0.18
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM9,238,00010,201,000 (963,000)3.293.75 (0.46)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,760,00013,005,000 (2,245,000)3.904.57 (0.67)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,272,0008,526,000 (4,254,000)1.973.90 (1.93)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM19,386,00022,675,000 (3,289,000)7.368.67 (1.31)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,314,0005,461,000 (2,147,000)1.642.63 (0.99)
The Good WifeCBS9:30PM10,832,00011,089,000 (257,000)1.401.33 0.07
ResurrectionABC9:00PM6,735,0008,378,000 (1,643,000)1.992.54 (0.55)
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,626,0008,452,000 (4,826,000)1.874.54 (2.67)vs. 1-hr ep
MulaneyFox9:30PM2,297,000
2,297,000 0.98
0.98 premiere
CSICBS10:30PM8,039,0009,362,000 (1,323,000)1.271.35 (0.08)
Revenge ABC10:00PM5,270,0005,713,000 (443,000)1.351.53 (0.18)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,746,00016,383,000 (637,000)4.534.78 (0.25)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM12,742,00012,502,000 240,000 1.951.84 0.11
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,408,00012,941,000 (533,000)3.713.98 (0.27)
GothamFox8:00PM6,361,0007,454,000 (1,093,000)2.492.80 (0.31)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,359,000
1,359,000 0.71
0.71 PREMIERE
iHeart Radio SpecialCW8:00PM
819,000 (819,000)
0.31 (0.31)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM11,724,00012,259,000 (535,000)2.923.11 (0.19)REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM11,934,00013,359,000 (1,425,000)2.543.05 (0.51)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,464,0005,041,000 (577,000)1.701.73 (0.03)
Supernatural RetrospectiveCW9:00PM1,065,000
1,065,000 0.50
0.50 special
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,683,0009,485,000 (802,000)1.641.89 (0.25)
CastleABC10:00PM9,901,00010,749,000 (848,000)1.992.20 (0.21)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM9,980,00010,512,000 (532,000)2.612.78 (0.17)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,275,00018,838,000 (1,563,000)2.622.64 (0.02)
SelfieABC8:00PM3,992,0005,311,000 (1,319,000)1.151.57 (0.42)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,067,00013,734,000 (4,667,000)2.474.11 (1.64)8-10P Clip Show
Family GuyFox8:00PM1,962,0001,991,000 (29,000)0.930.82 0.11 REPEAT vs. Utopia
FlashCW8:00PM4,792,000
4,792,000 1.87
1.87 PREMIERE
iHeart Radio SpecialCW8:00PM
989,000 (989,000)
0.39 (0.39)
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PM3,273,0004,700,000 (1,427,000)0.921.45 (0.53)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM15,390,00016,574,000 (1,184,000)2.312.27 0.04
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM4,726,0005,052,000 (326,000)1.691.82 (0.13)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,615,0002,373,000 242,000 1.391.27 0.12
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,481,000
2,481,000 1.07
1.07 PREMIERE
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,187,0002,354,000 (167,000)1.031.13 (0.10)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,632,00010,715,000 (1,083,000)1.601.80 (0.20)
ForeverABC10:00PM5,346,0005,961,000 (615,000)1.271.45 (0.18)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,367,0008,714,000 (347,000)2.142.27 (0.13)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM9,592,0009,486,000 106,000 2.472.45 0.02
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,697,0007,423,000 274,000 2.061.98 0.08
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM8,698,0008,975,000 (277,000)1.311.49 (0.18)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,808,0003,887,000 (79,000)1.351.39 (0.04)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,809,000694,000 2,115,000 0.990.21 0.78 premiere vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,320,0007,086,000 234,000 2.312.34 (0.03)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,452,00011,651,000 (1,199,000)2.292.70 (0.41)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,625,00010,557,000 68,000 3.623.75 (0.13)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,552,0007,732,000 (180,000)1.651.79 (0.14)
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM2,907,0003,329,000 (422,000)0.911.10 (0.19)
black-ishABC9:30PM8,283,0008,291,000 (8,000)2.862.64 0.22
FlashCW9:00PM2,092,000672,000 1,420,000 0.640.19 0.45 REPEAT vs. Arrow (R)
StalkerCBS10:00PM8,174,0009,048,000 (874,000)1.721.97 (0.25)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,612,0005,340,000 272,000 1.491.56 (0.07)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,625,0006,626,000 (1,000)1.481.54 (0.06)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL Thurs Kick-offCBS8:00PM9,325,00010,987,000 (1,662,000)2.733.33 (0.60)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,482,0009,439,000 (957,000)2.412.70 (0.29)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,571,0004,643,000 (72,000)1.221.32 (0.10)
BonesFox8:00PM6,387,0006,406,000 (19,000)1.551.53 0.02
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,667,0001,807,000 (140,000)0.750.91 (0.16)
Thursday Night FootballCBS8:30PM15,852,00016,544,000 (692,000)5.435.89 (0.46)
ScandalABC9:00PM9,516,00010,701,000 (1,185,000)3.043.38 (0.34)
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM5,239,0005,841,000 (602,000)1.261.32 (0.06)
GracepointFox9:00PM3,804,0004,756,000 (952,000)0.871.16 (0.29)
ReignCW9:00PM1,093,0001,009,000 84,000 0.380.38 -
A to ZNBC9:30PM3,628,0004,791,000 (1,163,000)1.051.21 (0.16)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM10,809,00012,150,000 (1,341,000)3.103.32 (0.22)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,250,0004,336,000 (86,000)1.261.32 (0.06)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,967,0006,080,000 (113,000)1.101.22 (0.12)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,557,0006,908,000 (351,000)1.201.31 (0.11)vs. 1-hour
Bad JudgeNBC8:00PM3,579,0004,041,000 (462,000)0.700.82 (0.12)REPEAT
UtopiaFox8:00PM1,866,0001,752,000 114,000 0.700.65 0.05
CristelaABC8:30PM6,568,000
6,568,000 1.30
1.30 PREMIERE
A to ZNBC8:30PM2,235,0003,012,000 (777,000)0.500.76 (0.26)REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,539,0001,293,000 246,000 0.600.45 0.15
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,496,0001,052,000 444,000 0.500.32 0.18 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,170,0009,767,000 (597,000)1.301.29 0.01
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,226,0007,291,000 (65,000)1.901.87 0.03
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,098,0005,451,000 (353,000)1.001.14 (0.14)9-11P
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM1,037,0001,124,000 (87,000)0.400.43 (0.03)
GothamFox9:00PM1,564,0001,779,000 (215,000)0.400.54 (0.14)REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,828,00010,846,000 (18,000)1.201.23 (0.03)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,096,0004,892,000 204,000 1.201.29 (0.09)
ConstatineNBC10:00PM

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- prem 10/24










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MLB NLCS Game 1Fox7:35PM3,913,0002,294,000 1,619,000 1.000.70 0.30 vs. College Football
CrimetimeCBS8:00PM3,666,0003,554,000 112,000 0.700.55 0.15 REPEAT
NASCARABC8:00PM4,874,0004,563,000 311,000 1.201.40 (0.20)vs. Sat Nite Football
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM2,406,0002,852,000 (446,000)0.500.67 (0.17)REPEAT vs. Voice (R)
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,126,0003,484,000 (358,000)0.700.55 0.15 REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC9:00PM3,038,000
3,038,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,492,0005,289,000 (797,000)0.800.78 0.02
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,780,0003,036,000 (256,000)0.700.79 (0.09)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 3 (Oct. 6-12) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMMon15,746,0004.53
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,625,0003.62
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PMMon11,724,0002.92REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed8,283,0002.86
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,320,0002.31
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,697,0002.06
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,272,0001.97
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,626,0001.87
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,314,0001.64
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun3,137,0001.42premiere
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,615,0001.39
CristelaABC8:30PMFri6,568,0001.3premiere
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu5,239,0001.26
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,557,0001.2
SelfieABC8:00PMTue3,992,0001.15
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu3,628,0001.05
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,187,0001.03
MulaneyFox9:30PMSun2,297,0000.98premiere
Family GuyFox8:00PMTues1,962,0000.93REPEAT
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue3,273,0000.92
Bad JudgeNBC8:00PMFri3,579,0000.7REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,712,0000.63REPEAT
A to ZNBC8:30PMFri2,235,0000.5REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat

preempted
MomCBS8:30PMThu

premieres 10/30
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

premieres 10/14
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

premieres 10/14
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

premieres 10/27
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon

premieres 10/20
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu

premieres 10/30
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

premieres 10/30

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh 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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Clean Slate" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Unsure if she can contain her temper for the remainder of the day, Jessica enlists Emery to makes sure she keeps her cool. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail, and Eddie is forced to entertain his super lame cousin.

Speechless - " S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Modern Family - "Halloween 4: The Revenge of Rod Skyhook" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Luke’s Halloween party isn’t the monster bash he dreamed of and is at risk of having the worst party of the year. Sensing trouble, the rest of the Dunphy’s realize all his party needs is a visit from Rod Skyhook, a little promotion and some adult supervision to get it started. Meanwhile at the Tucker-Pritchett home, Cam faces off with his Halloween nemesis while Lily and Mitchell try to save the day and work to keep him from going to the darkside. Finally, when Jay finds out that Manny is going to a party at the home of an old enemy, he enlists him to deliver a trick he will never forget.

black-ish - "Good Dre Hunting" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bow convinces a begrudging Dre to try therapy, and he learns how to cope with his anger issues. Meanwhile, Johan becomes a life coach to the kids.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "Old Lady House: A Situation Comedy" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Charlie thinks Mac's mom is holding his mom hostage so the gang installs spy cameras in their house to monitor what's going on. What they end up discovering is the moms are quite entertaining once Dennis makes some quick edits and adds a laugh track to the surveillance footage. Dee wants in on the new hit show and Frank becomes obsessed with banging Charlie's mom now that he's seen her on TV.

Man Seeking Woman - "Horse" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Lucy attempts to forge a relationship with Josh's best friend Mike.

Schitt's Creek - "The Throuple" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David and Stevie try to come to terms with their new relationship; Alexis and Moira plan a mother/daughter lunch.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Wednesday, January 18

  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Watch Wendi on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) and B.J. Novak (The Office) - Neil and B.J. are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Neil can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:20am.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and his wife Rebecca Romijn chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Less Than Perfect) - Patrick is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet/Kirstie) - Kirstie dishes about the new season of Scream Queens and her weight loss with Jenny Craig on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.