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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 24

The Middle - "Halloween VIII: Orson Murder Mystery" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Frankie discovers that a woman had died in the bathtub of the Heck house close to 50 years ago; Frankie and Brick become convinced that she was murdered and, much to Mike’s chagrin, attempt to track down and find the murderer. Meanwhile, Axl and Lexie become frustrated over losing their alone time when Sue insists on hanging out with them wherever they go.

Fresh Off the Boat - "It's a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Halloween, Louis is disappointed that Evan doesn’t take his childish delight in the holiday; Eddie and the gang plot to crash a cool older girl’s party; Jessica and Emery are spooked when they hear a strange man’s voice emanating from Grandma’s room, and things get even creepier when a mysterious group of costumed strangers whisk Grandma away, making them suspect the supernatural worst.

black-ish - "Advance to Go (Collect $200)" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre brings everyone together for a rowdy family game night and the competition is fierce. The game of choice is Monopoly and as the night progresses, alliances are formed and some are pushed to their limits. Meanwhile, Bow makes it clear how she feels about Junior’s girlfriend.

The Mayor - "City Hall-oween" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Mayor Courtney Rose and Police Chief Fox (Kristen Johnston) find themselves at odds on how to handle the community’s first annual spook-tacular celebration at City Hall. During the night of the bash, it dawns on Courtney that throwing a party to keep kids safe doesn’t address the bigger issues in Fort Grey and plans to work with Chief Fox going forward. Meanwhile, Dina gets into the spirit by dressing up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters, while Jermaine and T.K. set out to prank Val who has the last laugh when she outsmarts the guys at their own game.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 23)

Tuesday, October 24

  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Catch Ted on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina is a musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/The Suite Life on Deck) - Cole visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael drops by The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette talks about her LA road rage, her love life and more on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is in the kitchen with three super-easy slow cooker dishes – like Sloppy Joes and a Pasta Bake on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna talks about her show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World – and her friendship with Lea Michele on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J. B. is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra appears on Daily Pop on E! at 12pm.


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