Sunday, November 23, 2014

Week 9 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 9 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.5/11 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 8); #2. ABC 5.8/9 (+9%); #3. NBC 4.7/8 (-15%); #4. Fox 2.5/4 (-4%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.49 million (+3% from first four nights week 8); #2. ABC 8.57 million (+5%); #3. NBC 7.45 million (-16%); #4. Fox 4.16 million (-3%); #5. The CW 1.98 million (+3%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 2.2/6 rating/share (+10% in rating from first four nights week 8); #2. CBS 2.0/6 (+5%); #3. NBC 1.9/6 (-17%); #4. Fox 1.4/4 (even) #5. The CW 0.8/2 (even)

We have the final ratings for Week 8 (11/10/14-11/16/14 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week with a 2.5, beating out ABC's 2.0 Then we had Fox at 1.6, while CBS trailed with a 1.5.  For Total Viewers, NBC was on top for the first time with 9.15 million, followed by usual leader CBS with 8.64, then it was ABC's 7.58 and Fox trailed with only 4.49 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-11/20/14 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.4 rating, followed by CBS with a 2.1, ABC with a 1.9 and Fox with a 1.8.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 10.43 million, then NBC with 8.49 million, ABC is next with 7.5 million and Fox with 5.81 million.

Back to week 9 (Nov. 17-23), 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 9 (Nov. 17-23) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 16)(Week 8)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM12,654,00012,160,000494,000 1.661.470.19
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,802,0006,657,000145,000 1.571.480.09
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM

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Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,983,0006,510,000(527,000)1.932.29(0.36)
The OTFox7:35PM10,580,00010,445,000135,000 3.883.810.07
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM12,768,00012,540,000228,000 1.541.440.10
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,801,0007,418,000(617,000)2.392.47(0.08)8-10P vs. 8-9P
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,962,00012,060,000(98,000)3.704.08(0.38)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,701,0006,702,000(1,000)2.992.99-
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM20,820,00018,131,0002,689,000 7.136.500.63
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM4,525,0003,987,000538,000 2.171.860.31
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM10,547,00010,718,000(171,000)1.281.40(0.12)
ResurrectionABC9:00PM
4,582,000(4,582,000)
1.18(1.18)preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PM4,457,0003,633,000824,000 2.221.830.39
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM3,346,0001,985,0001,361,000 1.650.920.73 vs. Mulaney
CSICBS10:00PM8,447,0008,669,000(222,000)1.291.240.05
Revenge ABC10:00PM5,227,0005,260,000(33,000)1.481.260.22




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM7,901,0007,549,000352,000 2.111.880.23
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,295,00013,305,000990,000 2.301.990.31
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,127,00011,484,000(357,000)3.073.25(0.18)
GothamFox8:00PM6,493,0006,350,000143,000 2.332.250.08
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,443,0001,457,000(14,000)0.670.68(0.01)
The MillersCBS8:30PM6,311,0006,475,000(164,000)1.481.53(0.05)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,172,00010,078,00094,000 2.022.02-
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,684,0004,648,00036,000 1.571.500.07
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,091,0001,223,000(132,000)0.430.47(0.04)
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM8,824,0008,218,000606,000 1.671.490.18
CastleABC10:00PM9,384,0009,522,000(138,000)1.831.590.24
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM8,692,0009,753,000(1,061,000)2.202.50(0.30)PREMIERE vs. Blacklist










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,102,00017,493,000609,000 2.642.330.31
Shark TankABC8:00PM4,487,000
4,487,000 1.09
1.09 REPEAT
SelfieABC8:00PM
3,253,000(3,253,000)
0.94(0.94)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,816,00011,421,000(605,000)2.723.01(0.29)vs. 8-10P
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,265,0004,893,000(628,000)1.561.82(0.26)
FlashCW8:00PM3,727,0003,458,000269,000 1.421.380.04
Modern FamilyABC8:30PM
2,847,000(2,847,000)
0.86(0.86)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM16,859,00014,994,0001,865,000 2.261.950.31
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM4,575,0004,271,000304,000 1.621.550.07
Marry MeNBC9:00PM5,015,000
5,015,000 1.53
1.53
New GirlFox9:00PM2,826,0003,007,000(181,000)1.381.320.06
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,544,0002,169,000375,000 0.990.890.10
About A BoyNBC9:30PM4,205,000
4,205,000 1.26
1.26
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,368,0002,467,000(99,000)1.071.060.01
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,866,0009,106,000760,000 1.651.320.33
ForeverABC10:00PM4,429,0004,227,000202,000 1.000.990.01
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,751,0009,058,000(1,307,000)2.072.23(0.16)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM9,852,0009,511,000341,000 2.402.320.08
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,318,0008,103,000215,000 2.231.950.28
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM8,610,00010,642,000(2,032,000)1.362.48(1.12)vs. Voice
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,984,0003,747,000237,000 1.481.460.02
ArrowCW8:00PM2,643,0002,597,00046,000 0.880.91(0.03)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,702,0007,541,000161,000 2.362.090.27
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,676,00010,352,000324,000 2.272.31(0.04)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,880,0009,832,0001,048,000 3.743.170.57
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,928,00010,006,000(2,078,000)1.822.37(0.55)
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM2,902,0002,832,00070,000 0.880.89(0.01)
black-ishABC9:30PM7,821,0007,780,00041,000 2.612.510.10
The 100CW9:00PM1,640,0001,750,000(110,000)0.600.540.06
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,976,0007,011,000965,000 1.631.390.24
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,519,0005,659,000(140,000)1.511.430.08
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,285,0009,540,000(2,255,000)1.622.19(0.57)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,614,00016,902,000(2,288,000)4.054.52(0.47)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,334,0008,356,000(22,000)2.392.39-
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,458,0004,522,000(64,000)1.131.16(0.03)
BonesFox8:00PM5,263,0005,504,000(241,000)1.291.260.03
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,680,0001,545,000135,000 0.810.730.08
MomCBS8:30PM10,189,00011,068,000(879,000)2.532.57(0.04)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM8,615,0008,754,000(139,000)2.182.060.12
ScandalABC9:00PM10,145,00010,053,00092,000 3.133.23(0.10)
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM3,464,0003,719,000(255,000)0.950.890.06
GracepointFox9:00PM3,121,0003,485,000(364,000)0.730.80(0.07)
ReignCW9:00PM1,103,0001,186,000(83,000)0.350.41(0.06)
The McCarthysCBS9:00PM6,256,0006,357,000(101,000)1.381.38-
A to ZNBC9:30PM2,439,0002,350,00089,000 0.730.610.12
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,488,0006,527,000(39,000)1.041.010.03
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM9,821,0009,248,000573,000 3.122.890.23
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,993,0003,607,000386,000 1.281.040.24










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Hollywood Film AwardsCBS8:00PM
4,098,000(4,098,000)
0.51(0.51)
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,062,000
6,062,000 1.20
1.20
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,107,0006,980,000127,000 1.301.46(0.16)
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,664,0008,010,000(346,000)1.501.470.03
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM2,393,0002,425,000(32,000)0.800.700.10 REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,645,0001,651,000(6,000)0.500.53(0.03)FINALE
CristelaABC8:30PM5,286,0005,106,000180,000 1.001.06(0.06)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,528,0001,408,000120,000 0.500.440.06 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,002,000
10,002,000 1.30
1.30
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,825,0007,634,000191,000 2.001.760.24
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,429,0005,014,000415,000 1.301.160.14
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM1,164,0001,186,000(22,000)0.400.43(0.03)
GothamFox9:00PM1,252,0001,765,000(513,000)0.400.59(0.19)REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,500,0002,452,0009,048,000 1.300.380.92 vs. Hwood Film Awards Post Show
20/20ABC10:00PM6,929,0005,639,0001,290,000 1.601.160.44
ConstantineNBC10:00PM3,543,0003,470,00073,000 1.100.840.26










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CrimetimeCBS8:00PM4,080,0003,824,000256,000 0.500.75(0.25)vs. 48 Hrs
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM3,590,0008,738,000(5,148,000)1.102.96(1.86)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,400,0004,412,000(12,000)0.800.720.08 vs. 8-10P
College FootballFox8:00PM2,250,0002,033,000217,000 0.700.590.11
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM4,770,0003,473,0001,297,000 0.600.570.03
State of AffairsNBC9:00PM3,100,000
3,100,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM6,200,0005,600,000600,000 1.000.870.13
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,900,0002,978,000(78,000)0.600.79(0.19)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 9 (Nov. 17-23) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,614,0004.05
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,880,0003.74
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,701,0002.99
black-ishABC9:30PMWed7,821,0002.61
MomCBS8:30PMThu10,189,0002.53
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,702,0002.36
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,318,0002.23
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun4,457,0002.22
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu8,615,0002.18
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun4,525,0002.17
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon7,901,0002.11
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun3,346,0001.65
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue5,015,0001.53
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon6,311,0001.48canceled
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu6,256,0001.38
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,826,0001.38
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,107,0001.3
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue4,205,0001.26
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,368,0001.07
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,286,0001.0
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu3,464,0000.95canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu2,439,0000.73canceled
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

canceled
MulaneyFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Modern FamilyABC8:30PMTue

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

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 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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