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

Tuesday, October 16

The Conners - "Keep on Truckin'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.

The Kids Are Alright - "Pilot" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lawrence, the prodigal eldest Cleary son, returns home from the seminary and breaks the news to his family that he’s dropping out for good, leaving Mike and Peggy upset and wondering why. Meanwhile, Timmy decides he wants to audition for a children’s theatre production but when Peggy finds out where it’s being held she forbids him from participating. Elsewhere, Eddie tries to keep his girlfriend a secret after Frank finds out and tries to blackmail him.

black-ish - "Gap Year" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

Splitting Up Together - "Sign Language" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The morning after Lena and Martin sleep together, Lena searches for signs that they are or aren’t meant to be a couple. Their relationship is put to the test after she organizes a romantic beach getaway and it becomes apparent what’s meant to be. Meanwhile, Arthur and Camille trail Lisa Apple, hoping to determine if she is pregnant with Martin’s baby. Elsewhere, Maya struggles to decide if she should tell her new boyfriend, Frank, about her pregnancy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Tuesday, October 16

  • John Krasinski (The Office) - Catch John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She also talks about Can You Ever Forgive Me? on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) - Jane visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Laurence chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nathan Fillion (Two Guys and a Girl) - Nathan talks about The Rookie on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory and John Goodman (The Connners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - Sara and John are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John appears on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather is a guest on People Now at 12pm.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace visits NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny/Living with Fran) - Fran talks about hosting Cancer Scchmancer's Master Class Health Summit on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Analeigh Tipton (Manhattan Love Story) - Analeigh talks about her movie Better Start Running on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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