Sunday, October 26, 2014

Week 5 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 5 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 8.3/14 rating/share (+4% in rating from first four nights week 4); #2. Fox 5.9/10 (+136%); #3. ABC 5.4/9 (+4%); #4. NBC 4.9/8 (-4%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 13.38 million (+5% from first four nights week 4); #2. Fox 9.74 million (+142%); #3. ABC 8.06 million (+2%); #4. NBC 7.69 million (-6%); #5. The CW 1.92 million (-6%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 3.3/10 rating/share (+10% in rating from first four nights week 4); #2. Fox 2.7/8 (+108%); #3. ABC 2.0/6 (even); #4. NBC 2.0/6 (-9%) #5. The CW 0.8/2 (even)

We have the final ratings for Week 4 (10/13/14-10/19/14). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week again with a 2.6 rating thanks to the NFL, followed by ABC's 2.1, CBS's 2.1 and Fox's 1.6.  For Total Viewers, CBS was on top with 10.5 million, followed by NBC's 8.9. ABC was next with 7.93 million and Fox trailed with 4.65 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-10/19/14), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 3.0 rating, followed by CBS with a 2.6, ABC with a 2.4 and Fox with a 2.0.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 11.94 million, then NBC with 9.91 million, ABC is next with 8.67 million and Fox with 5.42 million.

Back to week 5 (Oct. 20-26), 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 5 (Oct. 20-26) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 19)(Week 4)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,393,00010,186,000 1,207,000 1.181.30 (0.12)
America's Funniest Home VideosABC7:00PM5,261,0005,463,000 (202,000)1.081.16 (0.08)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM

-

- preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,048,0004,322,000 1,726,000 2.011.41 0.60
The OTFox7:30PM13,782,00014,564,000 (782,000)5.095.51 (0.42)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM12,278,00011,446,000 832,000 1.461.44 0.02
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM8,070,0007,923,000 147,000 2.722.68 0.04
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,605,00011,422,000 1,183,000 4.054.00 0.05
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM7,760,0007,333,000 427,000 3.583.25 0.33
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM23,792,00018,088,000 5,704,000 8.226.58 1.64
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM5,217,0004,513,000 704,000 2.512.16 0.35
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM10,882,00010,392,000 490,000 1.421.28 0.14
ResurrectionABC9:00PM5,071,0005,552,000 (481,000)1.401.48 (0.08)
Family GuyFox9:00PM4,739,0003,416,000 1,323,000 2.491.70 0.79 vs. REPEAT
MulaneyFox9:30PM2,245,0002,191,000 54,000 1.021.06 (0.04)
CSICBS10:00PM8,855,0008,771,000 84,000 1.371.36 0.01
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,997,0004,659,000 338,000 1.281.20 0.08




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,017,00015,321,000 696,000 4.584.49 0.09
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM12,584,00012,739,000 (155,000)1.991.98 0.01
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,899,00013,275,000 (1,376,000)3.434.02 (0.59)
GothamFox8:00PM6,091,0006,393,000 (302,000)2.292.41 (0.12)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,272,0001,290,000 (18,000)0.650.66 (0.01)
The MillersCBS8:30PM8,926,00011,377,000 (2,451,000)2.112.77 (0.66)premiere vs. Big Bang (R)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,747,00011,510,000 (763,000)2.432.39 0.04
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM5,022,0004,763,000 259,000 1.791.68 0.11
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,362,0001,605,000 (243,000)0.490.58 (0.09)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,783,0009,242,000 (459,000)1.711.61 0.10
CastleABC10:00PM8,819,0009,173,000 (354,000)1.541.95 (0.41)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM9,338,0009,758,000 (420,000)2.452.77 (0.32)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,125,00017,259,000 (134,000)2.402.51 (0.11)
SelfieABC8:00PM3,815,0003,436,000 379,000 1.090.96 0.13
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,947,00012,339,000 (392,000)3.263.42 (0.16)
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM12,191,000
12,191,000 3.38
3.38 8-11P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
1,867,000 (1,867,000)
0.79 (0.79)
FlashCW8:00PM3,592,0004,268,000 (676,000)1.501.67 (0.17)
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PM2,617,0002,868,000 (251,000)0.740.90 (0.16)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
1,419,000 (1,419,000)
0.64 (0.64)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM16,130,00016,141,000 (11,000)2.392.22 0.17
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM4,359,0004,704,000 (345,000)1.561.66 (0.10)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM5,608,0007,539,000 (1,931,000)1.792.31 (0.52)
New GirlFox9:00PM
2,265,000 (2,265,000)
1.21 (1.21)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,078,0002,129,000 (51,000)0.890.96 (0.07)
About A BoyNBC9:30PM4,631,0005,826,000 (1,195,000)1.381.69 (0.31)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM
2,207,000 (2,207,000)
1.06 (1.06)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,397,0009,717,000 (320,000)1.541.53 0.01
ForeverABC10:00PM4,948,0004,806,000 142,000 1.171.12 0.05
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,453,0007,109,000 344,000 1.881.93 (0.05)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM9,224,0009,329,000 (105,000)2.252.33 (0.08)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,292,0006,183,000 1,109,000 2.051.85 0.20 vs. Toy Story of Terror
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM8,248,0008,675,000 (427,000)1.341.38 (0.04)
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM12,917,000
12,917,000 3.40
3.40 8-11P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM
3,674,000 (3,674,000)
1.23 (1.23)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,550,0002,321,000 229,000 0.930.85 0.08
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,053,0006,237,000 816,000 2.272.16 0.11 vs. Charlie Brown
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,924,00010,895,000 (971,000)2.472.41 0.06
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,159,0009,705,000 454,000 3.393.45 (0.06)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,188,0007,157,000 31,000 1.581.70 (0.12)
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM
3,165,000 (3,165,000)
0.96 (0.96)
black-ishABC9:30PM7,950,0006,935,000 1,015,000 2.422.52 (0.10)
The 100CW9:00PM1,539,0001,670,000 (131,000)0.500.51 (0.01)premiere vs. Flash (R)
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,367,0007,868,000 (501,000)1.711.66 0.05
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,372,0005,018,000 354,000 1.361.29 0.07
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,846,0006,784,000 62,000 1.511.58 (0.07)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL Thurs Kick-offCBS8:00PM12,191,0009,232,000 2,959,000 3.432.72 0.71
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,616,0008,431,000 185,000 2.502.39 0.11
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,577,0004,665,000 (88,000)1.151.28 (0.13)
BonesFox8:00PM4,346,0006,562,000 (2,216,000)0.921.67 (0.75)REPEAT
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,663,0001,825,000 (162,000)0.780.92 (0.14)
Thursday Night FootballCBS8:30PM20,216,00016,094,000 4,122,000 6.685.36 1.32
ScandalABC9:00PM9,975,0009,905,000 70,000 3.042.92 0.12
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM4,390,0004,678,000 (288,000)1.011.21 (0.20)
GracepointFox9:00PM3,519,0003,700,000 (181,000)0.820.82 -
ReignCW9:00PM1,263,0001,268,000 (5,000)0.450.44 0.01
A to ZNBC9:30PM3,133,0003,372,000 (239,000)0.881.00 (0.12)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM9,967,0009,790,000 177,000 3.012.76 0.25
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,950,0004,202,000 (252,000)1.171.30 (0.13)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,549,0006,567,000 (1,018,000)1.001.41 (0.41)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,258,0006,790,000 (532,000)1.101.27 (0.17)
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,213,000
6,213,000 1.10
1.10 TP premiere
Marry MeNBC8:00PM
2,747,000 (2,747,000)
0.63 (0.63)
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM9,915,000
9,915,000 2.50
2.50 8-11P
UtopiaFox8:00PM
1,771,000 (1,771,000)0.300.67 (0.37)
Jane the VirginCW8:00PM891,0001,249,000 (358,000)0.300.28 0.02 REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PM5,181,0005,989,000 (808,000)1.001.16 (0.16)
About A BoyNBC8:30PM
2,366,000 (2,366,000)
0.60 (0.60)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,782,0009,179,000 (397,000)1.101.25 (0.15)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,895,0007,322,000 (427,000)1.801.91 (0.11)
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,269,000

1.50
1.50 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC9:00PM
5,783,000 (5,783,000)
1.23 (1.23)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM1,078,0001,063,000 15,000 0.300.32 (0.02)
GothamFox9:00PM
1,459,000 (1,459,000)
0.45 (0.45)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,196,00010,699,000 497,000 1.301.19 0.11
20/20ABC10:00PM5,839,0004,586,000 1,253,000 1.501.05 0.45
ConstatineNBC10:00PM4,339,000
4,339,000 1.40
1.40 PREMIERE










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Fox World SeriesFox7:35PM9,772,000
9,772,000 2.30
2.30
CrimetimeCBS8:00PM2,750,0002,978,000 (228,000)0.500.39 0.11 REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM4,126,00013,251,000 (9,125,000)1.104.15 (3.05)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM2,137,0002,405,000 (268,000)0.300.47 (0.17)REPEAT
GracepointFox8:00PM
1,254,000 (1,254,000)
0.23 (0.23)
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM3,908,0003,705,000 203,000 0.600.55 0.05 vs. Crimetime
ConstatineNBC9:00PM1,583,0002,290,000 (707,000)0.400.46 (0.06)REPEAT vs. SVU(R)
GracepointFox9:00PM
1,283,000 (1,283,000)
0.21 (0.21)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,000,0004,683,000 317,000 0.700.82 (0.12)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM1,835,0002,545,000 (710,000)0.400.70 (0.30)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 5 (Oct. 20-26) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMMon16,017,0004.58
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun7,760,0003.58
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,159,0003.39
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun5,217,0002.51
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun4,739,0002.49
black-ishABC9:30PMWed7,950,0002.42
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,053,0002.27
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon8,926,0002.11PREMIERE
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,292,0002.05
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue5,608,0001.79
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue4,631,0001.38
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,258,0001.1
SelfieABC8:00PMTue3,815,0001.09
MulaneyFox9:30PMSun2,245,0001.02
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu4,390,0001.01
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,181,0001.0
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu3,133,0000.88
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue2,617,0000.74canceled
SelfieABC8:30PMTue

preempted
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMTues

preempted
Marry MeNBC8:00PMFri

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMTue

preempted
About a BoyNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed
MomCBS8:30PMThu

premieres 10/30
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

premieres 10/27
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu

premieres 10/30
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

premieres 10/30

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, August 16

The Big Bang Theory - "The Athenaeum Allocation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Leonard jumps through hoops to help secure the perfect wedding venue for Sheldon and Amy. Also, Bernadette and Wolowitz have a hard time deciding who should stay at home with the kids and who should go back to work. John Ross Bowie returns as Kripke.

Young Sheldon - "Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon makes friends with an upperclassman who introduces him to a new field of science. Also, Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon’s blossoming social life.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "A Family Affair" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
With the retrial of Jesse Ray Beaumont looming, the team digs into Lavinia's past to gain some fresh insight into the case.

Trial & Error: Lady, Killer - "Bad Instincts" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
With Lavinia eliminated as a suspect in Chet Peck's murder, Josh struggles with his defense for Jesse Ray Beaumont. Meanwhile, Dwayne enjoys his new life as a Peck.

American Woman - "Obstacle's Assets" (Paramount Network, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After a mistake at work, Bonnie deals with the repercussions; Kathleen has a major win at her casting office and feels reinvigorated by her burgeoning career; Diana makes a connection with her boss.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 13)

Thursday, August 16

  • Don Cheadle (House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Catch Don on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Matt Groening (Creator of The Simpsons/Futurama) - Matt is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • D.L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D.L. appears on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy/Reba) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) and Nicholas D'Agosto (Trial & Error) - Kristin and Nicholas are guests on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Alyssa Milano (Insatiable/Romantically Challenged/Who's the Boss?) - Alyssa talks about Insatiable on Couch Surfing on PeopleTV at 8am.
  • Regina Hall (Insecure/Grandfathered) - Regina talks about Support Our Girls on the BUILD Series at 1pm.


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