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 (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Romance Calibration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Penny feels that Leonard is taking her for granted, she decides to go on a spa weekend with Amy. Also, Wolowitz and Koothrappali try to fix a squeaky floorboard in the baby’s room.

The Great Indoors - "Mason Blows Up" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack tries to reassert his dominance as a reporter after Mason scores an investigative coup that turns him into an overnight celebrity. Also, Clark’s low self-esteem causes him to give Emma relationship advice about other guys instead of asking her out himself

Mom - "Good Karma and the Big Weird" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie’s charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he’s been declared off limits. Chris Pratt, husband of MOM star Anna Faris, guest stars as Nick, Marjorie’s nephew.

Life in Pieces - "Tailgate Spiral Souvenir Seating" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen and Matt host the family tailgate party at the L.A. Rams game, they invite former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner to spice up their so far dismal event. Also, Tim’s in danger of missing the game when Sophia makes him take her to the restroom and they get sidetracked returning to their seats; Joan and Jen try to sneak into seats closer to the field; and Greg wins a chance to participate in a halftime contest involving a football toss.

The Good Place - "Mindy St. Claire" / "Michael's Gambit" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the help of Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Michael (Ted Danson) faces his biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) are faced with a monumental decision.

Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and her friends contemplate their fates in the Good Place.

Baskets - "Freaks" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Friday, January 20

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.