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

Monday, October 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Collaboration Contamination" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon and Koothrappali confide in Bernadette when they can’t handle Amy and Wolowitz working together. Also, Penny and Leonard learn new tactics for how to deal Sheldon from an unlikely source.

9JKL - "High Steaks" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Josh begs Andrew and Harry to let him join their racquetball game only to learn the monthly outing is actually a cover for having a steak and scotch dinner behind Judy’s back. Also, Eve and Judy begrudgingly spend their free evening together.

Kevin Can Wait - "Grief Thief" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Vanessa plots her revenge on Kevin after learning he lied his way out of working on a Sunday to attend a football game with Goody. Also, Kyle has a new girlfriend, Denise (Deborah Unger), and Chale and Kendra have their first squabble as a married couple.

Me, Myself & I - "Family Tree" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Mid-life Alex helps his daughter, Abby, with a family tree project, he’s tempted to find his biological father. Also, Young Alex must perform at Ron’s family reunion talent show, and Older Alex meets Older Abby’s new boyfriend.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 23)

Monday, October 23

  • George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Watch George on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She chats about the book Unqualified on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • John Cho (Selfie/Go On/Kitchen Confidential) - John is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Method Man (Method & Red) - Method Man visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Stephanie stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark is a guest on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces/The Michael J. Fox Show) - Betsy will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Heather Graham (Californication/Emily's Reasons Why Not) - Heather talks about Law & Order: True Crime on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 2pm. She can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:25am.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie shows Clinton Kelly how to make her amazing pumpkin dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Judith is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


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