Sunday, November 09, 2014

Week 7 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 7 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. ABC 6.4/10 rating/share (+25% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. CBS 5.7/9 (-15%); #3. NBC 4.4/7 (-2%); #4. Fox 2.6/4 (-66%); #5. The CW 1.0/2 (-17%)
Total Viewers: #1. ABC 9.96 million (+29% from first four nights week 6); #2. CBS 9.07 million (-15%); #3. NBC 6.98 million (-2%); #4. Fox 4.32 million (-66%); #5. The CW 1.53 million (-16%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 2.5/8 rating/share (+25% in rating from first four nights week 6); #2. CBS 1.8/5 (-14%); #3. NBC 1.8/5 (even); #4. Fox 1.4/4 (-60%) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (-14%)

We have the final ratings for Week 6 (10/26/14-11/2/14 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, Fox won the week for the second straight time with a 2.3 rating thanks to the World Series, followed closely by CBS at 2.2 and NBC with a 2.2, while ABC trailed with a 1.7.  For Total Viewers, CBS was on top still with 10.82 million, followed by Fox's 8.13. NBC was next with 7.58 million and ABC trailed with 6.7 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-11/6/14 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.4 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 10.76 million, then NBC with 8.45 million, ABC is next with 7.46 million and Fox with 6.23 million.

Back to week 7 (Nov. 3-9), 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 7 (Nov. 3-9) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 2)(Week 6)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NFL Post GameCBS7:59PM23,721,00018,944,000 4,777,000 6.685.58 1.10
60 MinutesCBS8:03PM17,800,00013,234,000 4,566,000 3.382.33 1.05
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,116,0002,396,000 3,720,000 1.190.62 0.57 vs. Star Wars Rebel
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM2,374,0001,418,000 956,000 1.030.32 0.71 REPEAT vs. World Series Pre
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,408,0002,884,000 524,000 1.060.78 0.28
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,981,0008,251,000 (5,270,000)1.502.52 (1.02)vs. World Series Pre
Madam SecretaryCBS9:03PM13,209,00011,713,000 1,496,000 1.851.48 0.37
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,536,0006,871,000 665,000 2.562.36 0.20
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,124,0009,816,000 308,000 3.573.44 0.13
Fox World SeriesFox8:04PM
12,635,000 (12,635,000)
3.33 (3.33)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,223,000
4,223,000 2.04
2.04
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,595,00018,799,000 (204,000)6.687.06 (0.38)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,414,000
3,414,000 1.66
1.66
The Good WifeCBS10:03PM10,450,00010,213,000 237,000 1.421.48 (0.06)
ResurrectionABC9:00PM4,992,0004,361,000 631,000 1.401.20 0.20
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,509,000
2,509,000 1.18
1.18 REPEAT
MulaneyFox9:30PM1,631,000
1,631,000 0.69
0.69
CSICBS10:00PM

-

- preempted
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,665,0004,316,000 349,000 1.211.09 0.12




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM7,970,0008,434,000 (464,000)2.212.36 (0.15)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM13,088,00012,620,000 468,000 2.001.89 0.11
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,056,00012,478,000 (422,000)3.463.71 (0.25)
GothamFox8:00PM6,633,0005,886,000 747,000 2.402.20 0.20
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,091,0001,306,000 (215,000)0.500.64 (0.14)
The MillersCBS8:30PM6,784,0006,945,000 (161,000)1.641.69 (0.05)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,342,00010,390,000 (48,000)2.222.27 (0.05)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,521,0004,621,000 (100,000)1.541.63 (0.09)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,012,0001,087,000 (75,000)0.390.42 (0.03)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM9,197,0008,675,000 522,000 1.531.57 (0.04)
Countdown to CMAABC10:00PM7,373,0008,750,000 (1,377,000)1.241.59 (0.35)vs. Castle
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM9,300,0009,567,000 (267,000)2.372.51 (0.14)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCIS: New OrleansCBS8:00PM9,907,00017,526,000 (7,619,000)1.372.56 (1.19)REPEAT vs. NCIS
SelfieABC8:00PM3,674,000
3,674,000 0.93
0.93
Great Halloween Fright FightABC8:00PM
3,747,000 (3,747,000)
1.12 (1.12)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,582,00011,350,000 (1,768,000)2.252.94 (0.69)REPEAT
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM5,091,000
5,091,000 1.83
1.83 premiere
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM
13,372,000 (13,372,000)
3.49 (3.49)
FlashCW8:00PM1,752,0003,532,000 (1,780,000)0.551.41 (0.86)REPEAT
SelfieABC8:30PM3,230,000
3,230,000 0.87
0.87
NCISCBS9:00PM11,473,00016,086,000 (4,613,000)1.482.33 (0.85)REPEAT vs. NCIS New Orleans
Marvel 75 from Pulp to PopABC9:00PM3,410,0004,438,000 (1,028,000)1.161.74 (0.58)vs. SHIELD
Marry MeNBC9:00PM4,540,0005,060,000 (520,000)1.251.51 (0.26)
New GirlFox9:00PM3,385,000
3,385,000 1.63
1.63
Supernatural SpecialCW9:00PM1,073,0001,926,000 (853,000)0.400.79 (0.39)REPEAT vs. Supernatual
About A BoyNBC9:30PM3,523,0004,108,000 (585,000)0.941.18 (0.24)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,836,000
2,836,000 1.31
1.31
Campaign 2014CBS10:00PM5,408,0009,720,000 (4,312,000)0.851.66 (0.81)vs. Per of Int
Your Voice Your Vote'14ABC10:00PM3,147,0004,951,000 (1,804,000)0.721.14 (0.42)vs. Forever
Decision'14NBC10:00PM4,225,0007,231,000 (3,006,000)0.951.71 (0.76)vs. Chi Fire










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM9,309,0009,068,000 241,000 2.312.25 0.06
CMA AwardsABC8:00PM16,249,000
16,249,000 4.55
4.55 8-11P
The MiddleABC8:00PM
6,994,000 (6,994,000)
1.84 (1.84)preempted
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM7,870,0007,489,000 381,000 1.271.17 0.10
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,623,000
3,623,000 1.34
1.34
Fox World SeriesFox8:00PM
23,517,000 (23,517,000)
6.64 (6.64)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,725,0002,494,000 231,000 1.060.95 0.11
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM
6,912,000 (6,912,000)
2.19 (2.19)preempted
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,785,00010,480,000 (695,000)2.122.34 (0.22)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
9,920,000 (9,920,000)
3.47 (3.47)preempted
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,998,0004,312,000 2,686,000 1.610.81 0.80 vs. REPEAT
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM2,882,000
2,882,000 0.88
0.88
black-ishABC9:30PM
7,674,000 (7,674,000)
2.67 (2.67)preempted
The 100CW9:00PM1,678,0001,480,000 198,000 0.540.47 0.07
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,343,0007,364,000 (21,000)1.491.56 (0.07)
NashvilleABC10:00PM
5,591,000 (5,591,000)
1.44 (1.44)preempted
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,149,0004,022,000 2,127,000 1.360.80 0.56 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,557,00016,247,000 310,000 4.254.10 0.15
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,080,0006,252,000 1,828,000 2.361.73 0.63 vs. Charlie Brown
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,349,0004,419,000 (70,000)1.171.08 0.09
BonesFox8:00PM5,640,0005,601,000 39,000 1.271.28 (0.01)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,585,0001,581,000 4,000 0.750.75 -
MomCBS8:30PM10,803,00011,134,000 (331,000)2.352.46 (0.11)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,117,00010,294,000 (1,177,000)2.142.44 (0.30)
ScandalABC9:00PM9,821,0009,321,000 500,000 2.933.05 (0.12)
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM3,683,0003,896,000 (213,000)0.870.91 (0.04)
GracepointFox9:00PM3,031,0003,312,000 (281,000)0.670.77 (0.10)
ReignCW9:00PM1,326,0001,234,000 92,000 0.450.48 (0.03)
The McCarthysCBS9:00PM6,672,0008,084,000 (1,412,000)1.481.66 (0.18)
A to ZNBC9:30PM2,744,0002,494,000 250,000 0.770.74 0.03
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,066,0007,572,000 (506,000)1.181.19 (0.01)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM9,181,0008,680,000 501,000 2.762.69 0.07
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,962,0003,889,000 73,000 1.261.15 0.11










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,104,0005,888,000 216,000 1.201.06 0.14
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,630,0006,706,000 (76,000)1.301.24 0.06
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,847,0007,352,000 495,000 1.401.32 0.08
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM2,035,0001,543,000 492,000 0.600.50 0.10 REPEAT vs. Utopia
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,400,0001,080,000 320,000 0.500.37 0.13 vs. REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PM4,976,0005,403,000 (427,000)1.001.00 -
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,214,0001,114,000 100,000 0.400.34 0.06 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,915,0009,475,000 (560,000)1.201.10 0.10
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,763,0007,802,000 (39,000)1.901.98 (0.08)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,936,0004,537,000 399,000 1.301.13 0.17
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM1,068,000799,000 269,000 0.400.26 0.14
GothamFox9:00PM1,289,0001,202,000 87,000 0.400.33 0.07 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,411,00011,392,000 19,000 1.401.12 0.28
20/20ABC10:00PM6,954,0006,188,000 766,000 1.701.41 0.29
ConstatineNBC10:00PM3,131,0003,057,000 74,000 1.000.92 0.08










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballCBS8:00PM8,410,0003,892,000 4,518,000 2.501.07 1.43
CrimetimeCBS8:00PM

-

- preempted
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM6,960,0003,618,000 3,342,000 2.000.92 1.08
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM2,500,0002,616,000 (116,000)0.400.36 0.04 REPEAT vs. Breeders
College FootballFox8:00PM2,180,0001,564,000 616,000 0.600.50 0.10
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM

-

- preempted
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM2,700,0001,971,000 729,000 0.600.35 0.25 REPEAT vs. Constatine(R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM

-

- preempted
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,000,0003,061,000 (61,000)0.700.81 (0.11)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 7 (Nov. 3-9) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,557,0004.25
MomCBS8:30PMThu10,803,0002.35
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon7,970,0002.21
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,117,0002.14
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,223,0002.04
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,414,0001.66
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon6,784,0001.64
New GirlFox9:00PMTue3,385,0001.63
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,981,0001.50
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu6,672,0001.48
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,836,0001.31
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,630,0001.3
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue4,540,0001.25
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,509,0001.18REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun2,374,0001.03REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PMFri4,976,0001.0
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue3,523,0000.94
SelfieABC8:00PMTue3,674,0000.93canceled
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu3,683,0000.87canceled
SelfieABC8:30PMTue3,230,0000.87canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu2,744,0000.77canceled
MulaneyFox9:30PMSun1,631,0000.69
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMTues

preempted
Marry MeNBC8:00PMFri

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMTue

preempted
About a BoyNBC8:30PMFri

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 22

Roseanne - "Knee Deep" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Roseanne’s knee gets worse so Dan is forced to a make an important work decision; but when a major storm hits Lanford, their fortunes change for the better. Later, Darlene realizes she has to go back to her first passion … writing.

The Middle - "A Heck of a Ride: Part One" / "A Heck of a Ride: Part Two" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job – and new life away from home.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

The Last O.G. - "That Backslide" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Left reeling from the error of his ways, Tray goes into a tailspin and turns to Bobby for support.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Tuesday, May 22

  • Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about the series finale of The Middle on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. Mychael Symon cooks with Patricia on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Spade (The Mayor/Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffal Bill) - Geena is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Nolan Gould (Modern Family) - Nolan talks about Modern Family on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan talks about his new book Brooklyn Gladiator on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night) and Tony Hale (Arrested Development/Veep) - Will and Tony talk about Arrested Development on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian talks about her new film Ibiza on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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