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


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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, May 29

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Man with a Plan - "Adam Steps Up" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Adam’s oldest daughter experiences a momentous occasion while Andi is unavailable, he tries to keep his cool and gingerly guide her through it. Also, Andi takes Emme and Teddy to the zoo, but instead gets stuck in traffic along with Emme’s annoying talking toy.

Superior Donuts - "Crime Time" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Franco encourages Arthur to increase his security when Fawz’s dry-cleaning store is robbed, but becomes concerned when Arthur buys a gun. Also, Tush offers Maya his personal approach to protecting herself.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Himmicane" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When a hurricane approaches the area, Caroline fears that a big divorce party she’s planning for a wealthy couple will get broken up when the unhappy pair get stranded in close quarters at the dessert bar. Also, Max worries that Randy really did break up with her when she suspects he’s blocking her calls, and Oleg is jealous when Sophie is stuck at home during the storm with their handsome new “manny.”

American Dad - "Bazooka Steve" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Steve becomes the town pariah after he convinces the star quarterback of the arena football team to stop playing; Roger forces Hayley to become a cab driver to pay him back for her gambling debts.

Angie Tribeca - "If You See Something, Solve Something" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
A naked woman crawls out of a child's backpack and doesn't remember a thing; Geils and Tanner track down a murderer on the run from prison.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 29)

Monday, May 29

  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Keesha Sharp (Are We There Yet?/Girlfriends) - Keesha appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • The Love Boat Cast - The cast of The Love Boat reunites on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.