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


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07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
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07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, August 21

Kevin Can Wait - "Unholy War" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After reluctantly settling on a date for Kendra’s wedding, Kevin learns that his childhood nemesis, Terry (Kim Coates), is trying to reserve the church on the same day. As the two battle for Father Phillip’s (Jim Breuer) approval by becoming more involved in the church, Kevin’s drive to get the church for Kendra becomes an insatiable desire to get revenge on his old rival.

Superior Donuts - "Man Without a Health Plan" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco’s medical expenses when he’s hurt at work and doesn’t have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.

Mom - "Cornbread and a Cashmere Onesie" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother’s suicide.

Life in Pieces - "Babysit Argument Invention Butterfly" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Matt and Colleen have a disastrous time babysitting Lark while Jen is at work. Also, Sophia is far from pleased when John buys her a butterfly kit for her birthday; Tim and Heather rehash an old fight from the early days of their relationship; and Greg gives Samantha questionable advice about being an entrepreneur for her school project.

American Dad - "Kloger" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Roger and Klaus start having a secret affair after they accidentally end up on an online date together; Steve tries to catch Hayley's pink eye to get out of doing a fitness test at school.

People of Earth - "Why Can't We Be Friends?" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Ozzie confronts Walsh about being an alien; Richard gets fired from his job and joins Agent Foster on her search for Walsh.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Monday, August 21

  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None/Parks and Recreation) - Aziz drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) and Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Rachel and Jenna are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara opens up about beauty standards in Hollywood on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about Marlon on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Lilla Crawford, Taylor Louderman and Elan Luz Rivera (Sunny Day) - The stars of Nickelodeon's upcoming series Sunny Day are guests on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.