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


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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.