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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 11

Kevin Can Wait - "Trainer Wreck" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Vanessa asks Kevin to help her get a date with a handsome personal trainer, Alejandro (Eduardo Verastegui), she gets frustrated when Kevin starts training with him instead. Also, Chale reluctantly takes advice from Kyle when the health inspector stops by Enzo’s.

Man with a Plan - "Battle of the Sexists" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam needs to hire a new project manager, Andi accuses Adam of unconscious bias after he only interviews men for the job. Also, Andi helps Kate fight for a spot on the boys’ soccer team at school. Lilah Richcreek guest stars as Zara, a qualified candidate for the available job in the Burns Brothers construction company.

Superior Donuts - "Homeless for the Holidays" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In the spirit of the season, Franco convinces Arthur and the rest of the gang to help John (guest star Keith David), a homeless man who falls ill at the donut shop, get back on his feet. Also, Tush and Sweatpants compete to be the more popular Santa.

9JKL - "Set Visit" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Harry and Judy visit Josh on the set of his new movie, he is horrified when the director, Walter Michaelson (Michael Showalter), casts them in background roles in Josh’s most important scene. Also, Nick tries to teach Andrew how to dance.

Tarantula - "Macaroni Salad" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Echo must retrieve a melodramatic friend from the edge of oblivion when romantic foibles lead him to the brink.

Tarantula - "The Shade" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Echo ventures to the fabled Weird River to retrieve a man whose life is derailed by Echo's egg-frying antics.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Monday, December 11

  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Watch Zendaya on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about The Greatest Showman on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure/My Brother and Me) - Amanda is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Meloni (Happy!/Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Chris stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Andrea, Candace and Jodie are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette talks about the Broadway music Hello, Dolly! on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Blossom/Brotherly Love/Gimme a Break!) - Joey appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry talks about NBC's Better Late Than Never on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on People Now at 8:30am. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia shares her secret to balancing motherhood and Hollywood on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - Jodie talks about Black Mirror on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunsine) - Allison will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


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

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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