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 (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.