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

Thursday, January 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Triangulation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Koothrappali finds himself in the middle of domestic drama when he learns the woman he’s dating, Nell (Beth Behrs), has a very upset husband, Oliver (Walton Goggins). Also, when Sheldon rents his old room back for a quiet place to work, he drives Leonard crazy by being a model tenant.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Sex Fog and a Mild-To-Moderate Panic Attack" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Bonnie and Adam attend a traditional wedding, they discover they’re not on the same page about their own wedding. Also, Christy and Patrick have trouble setting the mood for their “first time."

Life in Pieces - "Goose Friends Auction Fog" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen sings in Tyler’s band, she gets caught up in the excitement and creates an awkward situation for him. Also, John and Greg decide to brew beer together, Matt donates one of his paintings to a silent auction for Tim’s medical charity, and Heather becomes jealous of Joan’s friendship with a classmate.

Superstore - "High Volume Store" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When corporate announces that the store is getting an upgrade, Amy (America Ferrera), Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Dina (Lauren Ash) set out to discover the pros and cons. Meanwhile, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) accidentally volunteers to be Glenn's (Mark McKinney) surrogate, and tries to get out of it.

The Good Place - "Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Janet (D'Arcy Carden) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) head to a destination that may have lasting implications.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Great News - "The Fast Track" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After an explosive fight with her daughter, Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited about her new position at "Morning Wined Up," but is disappointed to realize that the job offers less responsibility than she had hoped. Katie (Briga Heelan) is determined to bring down Fenton Pelt (guest star Jim Rash), the billionaire suing "The Breakdown," despite specific orders from Greg (Adam Campbell) and the network's attorney (guest star Tim Meadows) to leave him alone. When Katie's rousing speech about journalistic integrity fails to inspire anyone but Chuck (John Michael Higgins), who has been suspended from the show, she reluctantly joins forces, only to find that his investigative skills aren't what they used to be.

K.C. Undercover - "Take Me out" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A high-school math whiz trains to be an undercover spy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 15)

Thursday, January 18

  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:05am.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Selma Blair (Anger Management/Kath & Kim/Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane) - Selma visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11:15pm on Bravo.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey drops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff talks about 12 Strong on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (The Paynes/The First Family/The Game/227) - Jackée talks about her new OWN show The Paynes on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Giselle Eisenberg (Life in Pieces) - Giselle talks about Life in Pieces on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Morning Show Mystery: Mortal Mishaps on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/One Day at a Time) - Clinton Kelly and Valerie are serving up a delicious dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ed Begley Jr. (Futureman/Your Family or Mine/Gary Unmarried) - Ed talks about Futureman on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today in the 9am hour.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Luis Guzmán (How to Make It in America/Luis) - Luis visits Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland.


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The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
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