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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First 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 / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.