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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, September 24

Henry Danger - "Love Muffin" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Captain Man suddenly announces he's getting married, Henry and Charlotte go searching for answers only to discover that things are not as they seem.

Game Shakers - "Secret Level" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Hudson releases false information about a secret level in a Game Shakers' game, Game Shakers is besieged by angry, crazy fans. Babe uses the secret level to go on a date with Mason Kendal.

School of Rock - "Wouldn't It Be Nice?" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Summer's failed attempt to share a locker with Freddy sets off a chain reaction of locker-switching that puts the entire band out of sync. Guest Star: Brec Bassinger

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Saturday, September 24

  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Watch Norm on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
Sunday, September 25
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Catch Mark on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, September 26
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.