Sunday, November 02, 2014

Week 6 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 6 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. Fox 7.6/12 rating/share (+29% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. CBS 6.7/11 (-19%); #3. ABC 5.1/8 (-6%); #4. NBC 4.5/7 (-8%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. Fox 12.73 million (+31% from first four nights week 5); #2. CBS 10.63 million (-21%); #3. ABC 7.74 million (-4%); #4. NBC 7.09 million (-8%); #5. The CW 1.83 million (-5%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 3.5/11 rating/share (+30% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. CBS 2.1/6 (-36%); #3. ABC 2.0/6 (even); #4. NBC 1.8/5 (-10%) #5. The CW 0.7/2 (-13%)

We have the final ratings for Week 5 (10/20/14-10/26/14 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, Fox won the week for the first time this season with a 2.6 rating thanks to the World Series, followed by CBS at 2.6 (just slightly below). NBC settled for third with a 2.3 and ABC trailed with a 1.7.  For Total Viewers, CBS was on top still with 11.53 million, followed by Fox's 10.12. NBC was next with 7.82 million and ABC trailed with 6.61 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-10/26/14 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.6 rating, followed by CBS with a 2.3, ABC with a 1.9 and Fox with a 1.9.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 10.94 million, then NBC with 8.79 million, ABC is next with 7.34 million and Fox with 6.01 million.

Back to week 6 (Oct. 27-Nov. 2), 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 6 (Oct. 27-Nov. 2) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 26)(Week 5)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NFL Post GameCBS7:57PM18,944,000
18,944,000 5.58
5.58
60 MinutesCBS8:01PM13,234,00011,393,0001,841,000 2.331.181.15
Star Wars RebelsABC7:00PM2,396,0005,261,000(2,865,000)0.621.08(0.46)vs AFV
Fox World Series PreFox7:00PM1,418,000
1,418,000 0.32
0.32
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM2,884,0006,048,000(3,164,000)0.782.01(1.23)
Fox World Series PreFox7:51PM8,251,00013,782,000(5,531,000)2.525.09(2.57)vs. The OT
Madam SecretaryCBS9:01PM11,713,00012,278,000(565,000)1.481.460.02
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,871,0008,070,000(1,199,000)2.362.72(0.36)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM9,816,00012,605,000(2,789,000)3.444.05(0.61)
Fox World SeriesFox8:04PM12,635,000
12,635,000 3.33
3.33
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
7,760,000(7,760,000)
3.58(3.58)preempted
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,799,00023,792,000(4,993,000)7.068.22(1.16)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM
5,217,000(5,217,000)
2.51(2.51)preempted
The Good WifeCBS10:01PM1,021,30010,882,000(9,860,700)1.481.420.06
ResurrectionABC9:00PM4,361,0005,071,000(710,000)1.201.40(0.20)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
4,739,000(4,739,000)
2.49(2.49)preempted
MulaneyFox9:30PM
2,245,000(2,245,000)
1.02(1.02)preempted
CSICBS10:00PM
8,855,000(8,855,000)
1.37(1.37)preempted
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,316,0004,997,000(681,000)1.091.28(0.19)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM8,434,00016,017,000(7,583,000)2.364.58(2.22)premiere vs. Big Bang
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM12,620,00012,584,00036,000 1.891.99(0.10)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,478,00011,899,000579,000 3.713.430.28
GothamFox8:00PM5,886,0006,091,000(205,000)2.202.29(0.09)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,306,0001,272,00034,000 0.640.65(0.01)
The MillersCBS8:30PM6,945,0008,926,000(1,981,000)1.692.11(0.42)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,390,00010,747,000(357,000)2.272.43(0.16)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,621,0005,022,000(401,000)1.631.79(0.16)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,087,0001,362,000(275,000)0.420.49(0.07)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,675,0008,783,000(108,000)1.571.71(0.14)
CastleABC10:00PM8,750,0008,819,000(69,000)1.591.540.05
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM9,567,0009,338,000229,000 2.512.450.06










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,526,00017,125,000401,000 2.562.400.16
Great Halloween Fright FightABC8:00PM3,747,000
3,747,000 1.12
1.12 special
SelfieABC8:00PM
3,815,000(3,815,000)
1.09(1.09)preempted
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,350,00011,947,000(597,000)2.943.26(0.32)
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM13,372,00012,191,0001,181,000 3.493.380.11 8-11P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM

-

- preempted
FlashCW8:00PM3,532,0003,592,000(60,000)1.411.50(0.09)
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PM
2,617,000(2,617,000)
0.74(0.74)preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM

-

- preempted
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM16,086,00016,130,000(44,000)2.332.39(0.06)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM4,438,0004,359,00079,000 1.741.560.18
Marry MeNBC9:00PM5,060,0005,608,000(548,000)1.511.79(0.28)
New GirlFox9:00PM

-

- preempted
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,926,0002,078,000(152,000)0.790.89(0.10)
About A BoyNBC9:30PM4,108,0004,631,000(523,000)1.181.38(0.20)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM

-

- preempted
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,720,0009,397,000323,000 1.661.540.12
ForeverABC10:00PM4,951,0004,948,0003,000 1.141.17(0.03)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,231,0007,453,000(222,000)1.711.88(0.17)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM9,068,0009,224,000(156,000)2.252.25-
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,994,0007,292,000(298,000)1.842.05(0.21)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM7,489,0008,248,000(759,000)1.171.34(0.17)
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM23,517,00012,917,00010,600,000 6.643.403.24 8-11P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM

-

- preempted
ArrowCW8:00PM2,494,0002,550,000(56,000)0.950.930.02
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,912,0007,053,000(141,000)2.192.27(0.08)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,480,0009,924,000556,000 2.342.47(0.13)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,920,00010,159,000(239,000)3.473.390.08
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM4,312,0007,188,000(2,876,000)0.811.58(0.77)REPEAT
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM

-

- preempted
black-ishABC9:30PM7,674,0007,950,000(276,000)2.672.420.25
The 100CW9:00PM1,480,0001,539,000(59,000)0.470.50(0.03)
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,364,0007,367,000(3,000)1.561.71(0.15)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,591,0005,372,000219,000 1.441.360.08
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,022,0006,846,000(2,824,000)0.801.51(0.71)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,247,00012,191,0004,056,000 4.103.430.67 vs. NFL Kick-off
Charlie Brown PumpkinABC8:00PM6,252,0008,616,000(2,364,000)1.732.50(0.77)vs. Greys Anatomy
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,419,0004,577,000(158,000)1.081.15(0.07)
BonesFox8:00PM5,601,0004,346,0001,255,000 1.280.920.36 vs. REPEAT
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,581,0001,663,000(82,000)0.750.78(0.03)
MomCBS8:30PM11,134,000
11,134,000 2.46
2.46 premiere
Thursday Night FootballCBS8:30PM
20,216,000(20,216,000)
6.68(6.68)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM10,294,000
10,294,000 2.44
2.44 premiere
ScandalABC9:00PM9,321,0009,975,000(654,000)3.053.040.01
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM3,896,0004,390,000(494,000)0.911.01(0.10)
GracepointFox9:00PM3,312,0003,519,000(207,000)0.770.82(0.05)
ReignCW9:00PM1,234,0001,263,000(29,000)0.480.450.03
The McCarthysCBS9:00PM8,084,000
8,084,000 1.66
1.66 premiere
A to ZNBC9:30PM2,494,0003,133,000(639,000)0.740.88(0.14)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,572,000
7,572,000 1.19
1.19 premiere
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM8,680,0009,967,000(1,287,000)2.693.01(0.32)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,889,0003,950,000(61,000)1.151.17(0.02)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,938,0005,514,000424,000 1.101.020.08
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,549,0006,177,000372,000 1.201.140.06
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,262,0006,325,000937,000 1.301.150.15
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM
12,133,000(12,133,000)
3.08(3.08)
UtopiaFox8:00PM1,564,000
1,564,000 0.50
0.50
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,128,000
1,128,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
Jane the VirginCW8:00PM
865,000(865,000)
0.30(0.30)
CristelaABC8:30PM5,417,0005,040,000377,000 1.000.990.01
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,161,000
1,161,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,468,0008,921,000547,000 1.101.10-
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,622,0006,892,000730,000 2.001.780.22
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,545,0005,281,000
1.101.44(0.34)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM812,0001,061,000(249,000)0.300.35(0.05)
GothamFox9:00PM1,225,000
1,225,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,187,00011,418,000(231,000)1.101.29(0.19)
20/20ABC10:00PM6,123,0005,839,000284,000 1.441.50(0.06)
ConstatineNBC10:00PM3,124,0004,280,000(1,156,000)0.901.39(0.49)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballCBS8:00PM3,603,000
3,603,000 0.90
0.90
CrimetimeCBS8:00PM
2,610,000(2,610,000)
0.46(0.46)preempted
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM3,714,0004,674,000(960,000)0.901.36(0.46)
2014 Breeders CupNBC8:00PM2,486,0002,047,000439,000 0.400.300.10 vs. Laura (R)
College FootballFox8:00PM1,564,00010,742,000(9,178,000)0.502.62(2.12)vs. World Series
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM
3,766,000(3,766,000)
0.59(0.59)preempted
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM2,054,0001,508,000546,000 0.400.390.01 REPEAT vs. Constatine(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
5,110,000(5,110,000)
0.71(0.71)preempted
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,076,0001,817,0001,259,000 0.800.500.30 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 6 (Oct. 27-Nov. 2) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,247,0004.10
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,920,0003.47
black-ishABC9:30PMWed7,674,0002.67
MomCBS8:30PMThu11,134,0002.46PREMIERE
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu10,294,0002.44PREMIERE
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon8,434,0002.36PREMIERE
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,912,0002.19
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,994,0001.84
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon6,945,0001.69
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu8,084,0001.66PREMIERE
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue5,060,0001.51
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,549,0001.2
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue4,108,0001.18
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,417,0001.0
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu3,896,0000.91canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu2,494,0000.74canceled
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

preempted
MulaneyFox9:30PMSun

preempted
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
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
SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
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

Thursday, April 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Cognition Regeneration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Leonard isn’t thrilled when Penny considers taking a new job offered by her ex-boyfriend, Zack (Brian Thomas Smith).

The Great Indoors - "The Heartbreaker" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack sets up a double date to get Eddie out of a post-divorce rut, but the night gets awkward when they run into Denise (Essence Atkins), Eddie’s ex-wife. Also, when Emma decides to breakup with her boyfriend, Greg (Andy Ridings), Clark is torn between making a move on her and salvaging his friendship with Greg.

Mom - "A Cricket and a Hedge Made of Gold" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Marjorie takes a break from the group, Bonnie becomes the go-to for everyone’s problems, and Christy tries to overcome a painful memory from her past.

Life in Pieces - "Ear Scorn Registry Manuscript" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen goes to Tim for help with an embarrassing ailment, she begs him not to tell the family. Also, Dougie (Fortune Feimster) enlists Joan to help her buy a gift for Matt and Colleen’s wedding; Heather gets jealous when her friends want to include Jen in their mommy group; and Professor Sinclair Wilde (Cary Elwes) encourages Joan to ask her family to read a draft of her book.

Superstore - "Ladies' Lunch" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the morning meeting, Glenn (Mark McKinney) accidentally tells the employees the real reason Amy (America Ferrera) has been late to work lately. Meanwhile, Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to cheer up Amy by kidnapping her for a "ladies' lunch." Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) invent a game to pass the time, tricking Glenn and Mateo (Nico Santos) in the process. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) helps Amy take a fearless step with a dramatic new look.

Superstore - "Cheyenne's Wedding" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It's Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Bo's (recurring guest star Johnny Pemberton) dream wedding, but not everything goes according to plan. Meanwhile, relationships unravel as Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) dodge relationship rumors. Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to change Jeff's (recurring guest star Michael Bunin) mind after learning of upcoming layoffs, Dina (Lauren Ash) talks her way into the wedding party and Mateo (Nico Santos) dodges Jeff throughout the wedding.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Thursday, April 27

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Benjamin Hickey (The Big C/It's All Relative) - John visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America chats about Superstore on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael plays Pyramid on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Perrey Reeves (Entourage) - Perrey makes a kale salad on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena talks about A League of Their Own on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Anna Baryshnikov (Superior Donuts) - Anna talks about Superior Donuts on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.