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

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


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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