Sunday, November 30, 2014

Week 10 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 10 TV Ratings (first two nights only Mon-Tues, due to holiday): 

Households: #1. ABC 8.8/14 rating/share (+52% in rating from first four nights week 9); #2. CBS 6.6/11 (+2%); #3. NBC 4.5/7 (-4%); #4. Fox 2.6/4 (+4%); #5. The CW 0.8/2 (-33%)
Total Viewers: #1. ABC 13.92 million (+62% from first four nights week 9); #2. CBS 10.83 million (+3%); #3. NBC 7.26 million (-3%); #4. Fox 4.24 million (+2%); #5. The CW 1.03 million (-48%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 2.4/7 rating/share (+9% in rating from first four nights week 9); #2. CBS 2.0/6 (even); #3. NBC 2.0/6 (+5%); #4. Fox 1.6/5 (+14%) #5. The CW 0.8/2 (even)

We have the final ratings for Week 9 (11/17/14-11/23/14 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week with a 2.4, beating out ABC's 2.2 Then we had CBS at 2.0, while Fox trailed with just a 1.1.  For Total Viewers, CBS was back on top with 10.56 million, followed by NBC with 8.46, then it was ABC's 8.2 million and Fox trailed with only 3.17 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-11/25/14 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.5 rating, followed by CBS with a 2.1, ABC with a 2.0 and Fox with a 1.8.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 10.46 million, then NBC with 8.51 million, ABC is next with 7.7 million and Fox with 5.58 million.

Back to week 10 (Nov. 24-30), 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 10 (Nov. 24-30) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 23)(Week 9)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL PostCBS7:37PM23,091,000
23,091,000 6.76
6.76
60 MinutesCBS7:41PM17,194,00012,654,000 4,540,000 3.201.66 1.54
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,800,0006,802,000 (2,000)1.351.57 (0.22)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM2,280,000
2,280,000 0.88
0.88
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,680,0005,983,000 697,000 2.351.93 0.42
MulaneyFox7:30PM1,650,00010,580,000 (8,930,000)0.663.88 (3.22)vs. The OT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:41PM12,410,00012,768,000 (358,000)1.641.54 0.10
American Music AwardsABC8:00PM11,610,000
11,610,000 3.82
3.82 8-11P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM
6,801,000 (6,801,000)
2.39 (2.39)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,474,00011,962,000 (488,000)4.013.70 0.31
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,448,0006,701,000 (3,253,000)1.552.99 (1.44)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM22,384,00020,820,000 1,564,000 8.127.13 0.99
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,038,0004,525,000 (1,487,000)1.462.17 (0.71)
The Good WifeCBS9:41PM10,261,00010,547,000 (286,000)1.381.28 0.10
ResurrectionABC9:00PM

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Family GuyFox9:00PM2,456,0004,457,000 (2,001,000)1.172.22 (1.05)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM1,904,0003,346,000 (1,442,000)0.921.65 (0.73)
CSICBS10:41PM7,877,0008,447,000 (570,000)1.281.29 (0.01)
Revenge ABC10:00PM
5,227,000 (5,227,000)
1.48 (1.48)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,850,0007,901,000 (1,051,000)1.612.11 (0.50)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,874,00014,295,000 579,000 2.472.30 0.17 FINALE
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,600,00011,127,000 (1,527,000)2.613.07 (0.46)
GothamFox8:00PM6,049,0006,493,000 (444,000)2.342.33 0.01
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,263,0001,443,000 (180,000)0.630.67 (0.04)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:30PM6,707,0006,311,000 396,000 1.501.48 0.02 REPEAT vs. Millers
ScorpionCBS9:00PM9,274,00010,172,000 (898,000)1.942.02 (0.08)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,281,0004,684,000 (403,000)1.451.57 (0.12)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM957,0001,091,000 (134,000)0.370.43 (0.06)
NCIS: LACBS10:29PM8,821,0008,824,000 (3,000)1.481.67 (0.19)
CastleABC10:15PM9,550,0009,384,000 166,000 1.741.83 (0.09)
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM5,385,0008,692,000 (3,307,000)1.392.20 (0.81)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,014,00018,102,000 (2,088,000)2.512.64 (0.13)
DWTS Road to FinalsABC8:00PM11,313,0004,487,000 6,826,000 1.881.09 0.79 vs. Shark Tank (R)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,370,00010,816,000 (1,446,000)2.292.72 (0.43)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,061,0004,265,000 (204,000)1.511.56 (0.05)
FlashCW8:00PM3,469,0003,727,000 (258,000)1.361.42 (0.06)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,472,00016,859,000 (2,387,000)2.302.26 0.04
Dancing with the StarsABC9:00PM15,982,000
15,982,000 2.95
2.95 9-11P Finale
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM
4,575,000 (4,575,000)
1.62 (1.62)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM3,471,0005,015,000 (1,544,000)1.071.53 (0.46)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,770,0002,826,000 (56,000)1.271.38 (0.11)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,300,0002,544,000 (244,000)0.890.99 (0.10)
About A BoyNBC9:30PM3,052,0004,205,000 (1,153,000)0.961.26 (0.30)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,327,0002,368,000 (41,000)1.081.07 0.01
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,043,0009,866,000 (823,000)1.721.65 0.07
ForeverABC10:00PM
4,429,000 (4,429,000)
1.00 (1.00)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,019,0007,751,000 (1,732,000)1.642.07 (0.43)










Wednesday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM8,930,0009,852,000 (922,000)2.102.40 (0.30)
Charlie Brown ThanksgivingABC8:00PM8,040,000
8,040,000 2.10
2.10 8-9P
The MiddleABC8:00PM
8,318,000 (8,318,000)
2.23 (2.23)
Making of Peter PanNBC8:00PM3,020,0008,610,000 (5,590,000)0.601.36 (0.76)vs. Laura
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,470,0003,984,000 (514,000)1.101.48 (0.38)
CW MovieCW8:00PM2,070,000
2,070,000 0.60
0.60 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM
2,643,000 (2,643,000)
0.88 (0.88)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM
7,702,000 (7,702,000)
2.36 (2.36)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,850,00010,676,000 174,000 2.202.27 (0.07)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,330,00010,880,000 (5,550,000)1.503.74 (2.24)REPEAT
SNL ThanksgivingNBC9:00PM4,030,000
4,030,000 1.10
1.10 9-11P
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
7,928,000 (7,928,000)
1.82 (1.82)
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM2,490,0002,902,000 (412,000)0.700.88 (0.18)
black-ishABC9:30PM4,240,0007,821,000 (3,581,000)1.202.61 (1.41)REPEAT
The 100CW9:00PM
1,640,000 (1,640,000)
0.60 (0.60)
StalkerCBS10:00PM8,150,0007,976,000 174,000 1.601.63 (0.03)
NashvilleABC10:00PM2,670,0005,519,000 (2,849,000)0.601.51 (0.91)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
7,285,000 (7,285,000)
1.62 (1.62)










Thursday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM8,000,00014,614,000 (6,614,000)1.704.05 (2.35)REPEAT
Thank You America!ABC8:00PM3,570,0008,334,000 (4,764,000)0.602.39 (1.79)vs. Greys
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM15,030,000
15,030,000 4.80
4.80
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM
4,458,000 (4,458,000)
1.13 (1.13)
Cause for Paws Fox8:00PM5,330,000
5,330,000 1.60
1.60 8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM
5,263,000 (5,263,000)
1.29 (1.29)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM900,000
900,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM
1,680,000 (1,680,000)
0.81 (0.81)
MomCBS8:30PM7,170,00010,189,000 (3,019,000)1.602.53 (0.93)
NFL FootballNBC8:30PM17,730,000
17,730,000 5.80
5.80
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM950,000
950,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM6,890,0008,615,000 (1,725,000)1.502.18 (0.68)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC9:00PM2,320,00010,145,000 (7,825,000)0.503.13 (2.63)REPEAT vs. Scandal
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM
3,464,000 (3,464,000)
0.95 (0.95)
GracepointFox9:00PM
3,121,000 (3,121,000)
0.73 (0.73)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW9:00PM1,120,000
1,120,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
ReignCW9:00PM
1,103,000 (1,103,000)
0.35 (0.35)
The McCarthysCBS9:00PM5,280,0006,256,000 (976,000)1.101.38 (0.28)
A to ZNBC9:30PM
2,439,000 (2,439,000)
0.73 (0.73)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW9:30PM1,060,000
1,060,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,960,0006,488,000 (528,000)1.101.04 0.06
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM2,580,0009,821,000 (7,241,000)0.603.12 (2.52)REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM
3,993,000 (3,993,000)
1.28 (1.28)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM
5,951,000 (5,951,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
7,102,000 (7,102,000)
1.32 (1.32)
DatelineNBC8:00PM
7,749,000 (7,749,000)
1.46 (1.46)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM
2,376,000 (2,376,000)
0.80 (0.80)REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM
1,679,000 (1,679,000)
0.56 (0.56)
CristelaABC8:30PM
5,189,000 (5,189,000)
1.00 (1.00)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM
1,561,000 (1,561,000)
0.49 (0.49)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
10,066,000 (10,066,000)
1.35 (1.35)
Shark TankABC9:00PM
7,911,000 (7,911,000)
1.99 (1.99)
GrimmNBC9:00PM
5,427,000 (5,427,000)
1.35 (1.35)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM
1,107,000 (1,107,000)
0.42 (0.42)
GothamFox9:00PM
1,235,000 (1,235,000)
0.43 (0.43)REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM
11,616,000 (11,616,000)
1.30 (1.30)
20/20ABC10:00PM
6,915,000 (6,915,000)
1.56 (1.56)
ConstantineNBC10:00PM
3,541,000 (3,541,000)
1.06 (1.06)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CrimetimeCBS8:00PM
4,131,000 (4,131,000)
0.52 (0.52)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM
4,850,000 (4,850,000)
1.45 (1.45)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
4,430,000 (4,430,000)
0.83 (0.83)vs. 8-10P
College FootballFox8:00PM
2,165,000 (2,165,000)
0.67 (0.67)
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM
4,778,000 (4,778,000)
0.61 (0.61)
State of AffairsNBC9:00PM
3,167,000 (3,167,000)
0.50 (0.50)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
6,266,000 (6,266,000)
0.98 (0.98)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,951,000 (2,951,000)
0.64 (0.64)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 10 (Nov. 24-30) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu8,000,0001.70REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon6,850,0001.61
MomCBS8:30PMThu7,170,0001.60
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,448,0001.55
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,330,0001.50REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu6,890,0001.50
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,038,0001.46
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,770,0001.27
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,240,0001.20REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,456,0001.17REPEAT
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu5,280,0001.10
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,327,0001.08
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue3,471,0001.07
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue3,052,0000.96
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun1,904,0000.92
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun2,280,0000.88REPEAT
MulaneyFox7:30PMSun1,650,0000.66
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
CristelaABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Modern FamilyABC8:30PMTue

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMTues

preempted
Marry MeNBC8:00PMFri

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMTue

preempted
About a BoyNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

canceled
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, September 21

Fresh Off the Boat - "King in the North" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Honey plans a relaxing vacation before the baby comes, but Jessica turns the trip into a crazy quest to get Stephen King’s endorsement for her novel. When Grandma Huang decides to move out, Louis panics and does everything he can to make sure she knows how welcome she is. Meanwhile, Eddie, Nicole and their friends plan to wear matching suits to the school dance until a dress code demands that the girls must wear dresses, leading Eddie and Nicole to rebel.

Speechless - "N-O-- NOMINEE" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ travels to a film festival where he’s been nominated for an award but is upset when he learns the real reason he’s being honored. Jimmy stays home and struggles to protect Dylan from the truth about an impending eviction. And Ray takes an unlikely and painful route to basketball stardom in hopes of winning back Taylor.

I Feel Bad - "Pilot" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Emet starts to worry that her biggest fear is coming true, she makes a concerted effort to be the opposite of her judgmental mother, Maya. Her limits are tested when her daughter, Lily, joins a provocative dance team.

I Feel Bad - "I Get Sick of Being Needed" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Emet's parents temporarily move in, she becomes overwhelmed and finds a sneaky way to get a much-needed break.

Raven's Home - "Sleevemore Part One: Frozen" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Booker freezes mid-vision, Raven takes him to Dr. Sleevemore, the same doctor who helped her when she was a teen.

The Paynes - "A Payneful Hunch" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Curtis and Nyla call a truce.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17)

Friday, September 21

  • Nik Dodani (Atypical) - Watch Nik on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maya Rudolph (Forever/Up All Night) and Fred Armisen (Forever) - Maya and Fred are guests on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) - Ray appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Rami Malek (The War at Home) - Rami is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) - Beth appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudson Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony talks about his new Netflix show The Good Cop on People Now at 12pm.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob opens up about his biggest scandals and how he got his health back on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Beth Hall (Mom) - Beth appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Martha Plimpton (The Real O'Neals/Raising Hope) - Martha is a guest on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa appears on Access Live, so check your local listings.


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08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
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09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
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09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
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