Sunday, November 16, 2014

Week 8 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 8 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.3/10 rating/share (+11% in rating from first four nights week 7); #2. NBC 5.5/9 (+25%); #3. ABC 5.3/9 (-17%); #4. Fox 2.6/4 (-even); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (+20%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.16 million (+12% from first four nights week 7); #2. NBC 8.83 million (+27%); #3. ABC 8.14 million (-18%); #4. Fox 4.28 million (-1%); #5. The CW 1.92 million (+25%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.3/7 rating/share (+28% in rating from first four nights week 7); #2. ABC 2.0/6 (-20%); #3. CBS 1.9/6 (+6%); #4. Fox 1.4/4 (even) #5. The CW 0.8/2 (+33%)

We have the final ratings for Week 7 (11/3/14-11/9/14 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week by a tenth, edging out ABC's 2.1 Then we had CBS at 1.8, while Fox trailed with a 1.5.  For Total Viewers, CBS was on top still with 9.3 million, followed by ABC's 8.44. NBC was next with 7.78 million and Fox trailed with only 4.34 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-11/13/14 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.5 rating, followed by CBS with a 2.2, ABC with a 1.9 and Fox with a 1.9.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 10.65 million, then NBC with 8.5 million, ABC is next with 7.46 million and Fox with 5.99 million.

Back to week 8 (Nov. 10-16), 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 8 (Nov. 10-16) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 9)(Week 7)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NFL Post GameCBS7:59PM
23,721,000 (23,721,000)
6.68 (6.68)
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM12,160,00017,800,000 (5,640,000)1.473.38 (1.91)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,657,0006,116,000 541,000 1.481.19 0.29
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM
2,374,000 (2,374,000)
1.03 (1.03)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,510,0003,408,000 3,102,000 2.291.06 1.23
The OTFox7:32PM10,445,0002,981,000 7,464,000 3.811.50 2.31 vs. Bob's Burgers
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM12,540,00013,209,000 (669,000)1.441.85 (0.41)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,418,0007,536,000 (118,000)2.472.56 (0.09)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,060,00010,124,000 1,936,000 4.083.57 0.51
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,702,0004,223,000 2,479,000 2.992.04 0.95
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,131,00018,595,000 (464,000)6.506.68 (0.18)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,987,0003,414,000 573,000 1.861.66 0.20
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM10,718,00010,450,000 268,000 1.401.42 (0.02)
ResurrectionABC9:00PM4,582,0004,992,000 (410,000)1.181.40 (0.22)
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,633,0002,509,000 1,124,000 1.831.18 0.65 vs. REPEAT
MulaneyFox9:30PM1,985,0001,631,000 354,000 0.920.69 0.23
CSICBS10:00PM8,669,000
8,669,000 1.24
1.24
Revenge ABC10:00PM5,260,0004,665,000 595,000 1.261.21 0.05




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM7,549,0007,970,000 (421,000)1.882.21 (0.33)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM13,305,00013,088,000 217,000 1.992.00 (0.01)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,484,00012,056,000 (572,000)3.253.46 (0.21)
GothamFox8:00PM6,350,0006,633,000 (283,000)2.252.40 (0.15)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,457,0001,091,000 366,000 0.680.50 0.18
The MillersCBS8:30PM6,475,0006,784,000 (309,000)1.531.64 (0.11)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,078,00010,342,000 (264,000)2.022.22 (0.20)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,648,0004,521,000 127,000 1.501.54 (0.04)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,223,0001,012,000 211,000 0.470.39 0.08
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,218,0009,197,000 (979,000)1.491.53 (0.04)
CastleABC10:00PM9,522,0007,373,000 2,149,000 1.591.24 0.35 vs. Countdown CMA
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM9,753,0009,300,000 453,000 2.502.37 0.13










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,493,0009,907,000 7,586,000 2.331.37 0.96 vs. NCIS: NO(R)
SelfieABC8:00PM3,253,0003,674,000 (421,000)0.940.93 0.01
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,421,0009,582,000 1,839,000 3.012.25 0.76 8-10P vs. REPEAT
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,893,0005,091,000 (198,000)1.821.83 (0.01)
FlashCW8:00PM3,458,0001,752,000 1,706,000 1.380.55 0.83 vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC8:30PM2,847,0003,230,000 (383,000)0.860.87 (0.01)REPEAT vs. Selfie
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,994,00011,473,000 3,521,000 1.951.48 0.47 vs. NCIS(R)
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM4,271,0003,410,000 861,000 1.551.16 0.39 vs. Marvel 75 Special
Marry MeNBC9:00PM
4,540,000 (4,540,000)
1.25 (1.25)preempted
New GirlFox9:00PM3,007,0003,385,000 (378,000)1.321.63 (0.31)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,169,0001,073,000 1,096,000 0.890.40 0.49 vs. Retrospective(R)
About A BoyNBC9:30PM
3,523,000 (3,523,000)
0.94 (0.94)preempted
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,467,0002,836,000 (369,000)1.061.31 (0.25)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,106,0005,408,000 3,698,000 1.320.85 0.47 vs. Campaign'14
ForeverABC10:00PM4,227,0003,147,000 1,080,000 0.990.72 0.27 vs. Your Vote'14
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM9,058,0004,225,000 4,833,000 2.230.95 1.28 vs. Decision'14










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM9,511,0009,309,000 202,000 2.322.31 0.01
CMA AwardsABC8:00PM
16,249,000 (16,249,000)
4.55 (4.55)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,103,000
8,103,000 1.95
1.95
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,642,0007,870,000 2,772,000 2.481.27 1.21 vs. Laura
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,747,0003,623,000 124,000 1.461.34 0.12
ArrowCW8:00PM2,597,0002,725,000 (128,000)0.911.06 (0.15)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,541,000
7,541,000 2.09
2.09
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,352,0009,785,000 567,000 2.312.12 0.19
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,832,000
9,832,000 3.17
3.17
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM10,006,0006,998,000 3,008,000 2.371.61 0.76
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM2,832,0002,882,000 (50,000)0.890.88 0.01
black-ishABC9:30PM7,780,000
7,780,000 2.51
2.51
The 100CW9:00PM1,750,0001,678,000 72,000 0.540.54 -
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,011,0007,343,000 (332,000)1.391.49 (0.10)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,659,000
5,659,000 1.43
1.43
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM9,540,0006,149,000 3,391,000 2.191.36 0.83










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,902,00016,557,000 345,000 4.524.25 0.27
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,356,0008,080,000 276,000 2.392.36 0.03
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,522,0004,349,000 173,000 1.161.17 (0.01)
BonesFox8:00PM5,504,0005,640,000 (136,000)1.261.27 (0.01)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,545,0001,585,000 (40,000)0.730.75 (0.02)
MomCBS8:30PM11,068,00010,803,000 265,000 2.572.35 0.22
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM8,754,0009,117,000 (363,000)2.062.14 (0.08)
ScandalABC9:00PM10,053,0009,821,000 232,000 3.232.93 0.30
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM3,719,0003,683,000 36,000 0.890.87 0.02
GracepointFox9:00PM3,485,0003,031,000 454,000 0.800.67 0.13
ReignCW9:00PM1,186,0001,326,000 (140,000)0.410.45 (0.04)
The McCarthysCBS9:00PM6,357,0006,672,000 (315,000)1.381.48 (0.10)
A to ZNBC9:30PM2,350,0002,744,000 (394,000)0.610.77 (0.16)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,527,0007,066,000 (539,000)1.011.18 (0.17)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM9,248,0009,181,000 67,000 2.892.76 0.13
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,607,0003,962,000 (355,000)1.041.26 (0.22)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Hollywood Film AwardsCBS8:00PM4,141,000
4,141,000 0.50
0.50 8-10P
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM
6,048,000 (6,048,000)
1.20 (1.20)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,075,0006,672,000 403,000 1.501.32 0.18
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,974,0007,869,000 105,000 1.501.39 0.11
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM2,366,0002,038,000 328,000 0.700.61 0.09 REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,658,0001,413,000 245,000 0.500.54 (0.04)vs. REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PM5,252,0004,948,000 304,000 1.101.00 0.10
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,393,0001,208,000 185,000 0.400.43 (0.03)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
8,950,000 (8,950,000)
1.20 (1.20)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,575,0007,797,000 (222,000)1.701.95 (0.25)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,983,0004,931,000 52,000 1.201.31 (0.11)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM1,192,0001,077,000 115,000 0.400.41 (0.01)
GothamFox9:00PM1,771,0001,277,000 494,000 0.600.37 0.23 REPEAT
Hollywood Film Awards Post ShowCBS10:00PM2,691,00011,506,000 (8,815,000)0.401.35 (0.95)vs. Blue Bloods
20/20ABC10:00PM5,736,0006,942,000 (1,206,000)1.201.66 (0.46)
ConstantineNBC10:00PM3,438,0003,141,000 297,000 0.800.98 (0.18)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
48 Hours MysteryCBS8:00PM3,800,000
3,800,000 0.70
0.70
College FootballCBS8:00PM
9,109,000 (9,109,000)
2.78 (2.78)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM7,550,0006,825,000 725,000 2.501.95 0.55
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,350,000
4,350,000 0.70
0.70 8-10P
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM
2,635,000 (2,635,000)
0.38 (0.38)
College FootballFox8:00PM2,040,0002,248,000 (208,000)0.600.62 (0.02)
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,480,000
3,480,000 0.60
0.60
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
2,775,000 (2,775,000)
0.57 (0.57)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,590,000
5,590,000 0.90
0.90
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,030,0003,077,000 (47,000)0.800.69 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 8 (Nov. 10-16) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,902,0004.52
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,832,0003.17
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,702,0002.99
MomCBS8:30PMThu11,068,0002.57
black-ishABC9:30PMWed7,780,0002.51
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,541,0002.09
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu8,754,0002.06
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,103,0001.95
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon7,549,0001.88
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,987,0001.86
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,633,0001.83
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon6,475,0001.53canceled
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,075,0001.5
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu6,357,0001.38
New GirlFox9:00PMTue3,007,0001.32
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,252,0001.1
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,467,0001.06
SelfieABC8:00PMTue3,253,0000.94canceled
MulaneyFox9:30PMSun1,985,0000.92
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu3,719,0000.89canceled
Modern FamilyABC8:30PMTue2,847,0000.86REPEAT
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu2,351,0000.61canceled
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

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

Monday, December 11

Kevin Can Wait - "Trainer Wreck" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Vanessa asks Kevin to help her get a date with a handsome personal trainer, Alejandro (Eduardo Verastegui), she gets frustrated when Kevin starts training with him instead. Also, Chale reluctantly takes advice from Kyle when the health inspector stops by Enzo’s.

Man with a Plan - "Battle of the Sexists" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam needs to hire a new project manager, Andi accuses Adam of unconscious bias after he only interviews men for the job. Also, Andi helps Kate fight for a spot on the boys’ soccer team at school. Lilah Richcreek guest stars as Zara, a qualified candidate for the available job in the Burns Brothers construction company.

Superior Donuts - "Homeless for the Holidays" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In the spirit of the season, Franco convinces Arthur and the rest of the gang to help John (guest star Keith David), a homeless man who falls ill at the donut shop, get back on his feet. Also, Tush and Sweatpants compete to be the more popular Santa.

9JKL - "Set Visit" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Harry and Judy visit Josh on the set of his new movie, he is horrified when the director, Walter Michaelson (Michael Showalter), casts them in background roles in Josh’s most important scene. Also, Nick tries to teach Andrew how to dance.

Tarantula - "Macaroni Salad" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Echo must retrieve a melodramatic friend from the edge of oblivion when romantic foibles lead him to the brink.

Tarantula - "The Shade" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Echo ventures to the fabled Weird River to retrieve a man whose life is derailed by Echo's egg-frying antics.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Monday, December 11

  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Watch Zendaya on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about The Greatest Showman on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure/My Brother and Me) - Amanda is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Meloni (Happy!/Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Chris stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Andrea, Candace and Jodie are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette talks about the Broadway music Hello, Dolly! on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Blossom/Brotherly Love/Gimme a Break!) - Joey appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry talks about NBC's Better Late Than Never on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on People Now at 8:30am. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia shares her secret to balancing motherhood and Hollywood on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - Jodie talks about Black Mirror on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunsine) - Allison will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

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
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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