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


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03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 26

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star.

black-ish - "Sister, Sister" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s sister comes to town after filming a stint on a reality show, and they couldn’t have less in common. Meanwhile, Zoey suggests that Dre spend more time with Junior since she’s leaving for college, and Jack and Diane decide to rebrand themselves.

black-ish - "All Groan Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Zoey gets into several colleges around the country, Dre and Bow begin to feel worried and sentimental. They reflect back on memories they’ve had with the family and wonder what life will be like without her around all the time. Pops enlists the twins to try and sway Zoey to go to college in a city they want to visit.

Nobodies - "Not the Emmys" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Award season! Larry, Rachel and Hugh are going to the Annies… while all their Groundlings friends are going to the Emmys.

Lopez - "No Country Club for Young Men" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George gets Hector a job at his country club, but he falls in with a bad crowd of rich kids. Olly's little sister rolls back into town while Manolo struggles to stay focused in his GED class.

Hollywood Darlings - "Driving Miss Jodie" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jodie must choose between a sports car and a minivan; Christine's dream of participating in an exclusive yoga class is thwarted by a loud-breathing celebrity classmate.

Return of the Mac - "The Wrong Stuff" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Feeling threatened by newly appointed sidekick Joey Fatone, Joe heads to a comedy club to hone his comedy monologue skills.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Wednesday, April 26

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about the disease she won’t let destroy her on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your loclal listings.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity makes pecan bars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.