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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Wednesday, May 24

Hollywood Darlings - "She's Not All That" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After years of pretending to be her own assistant to avoid saying ``no'' to people, a non-confrontational Beverley finally hires former child star Lori Beth Denberg to be her assistant; Jodie asks a stranger to pretend to be a fan of Christine's.

Return of the Mac - "An Offer Joe Can't Refuse" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Joe is forced to book his own celebrity guests, he finds out there's a daytime mafia controlling the booking of celebrities.

Bunk'd - "Girl Meets World" (Disney Channel, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Xander and Emma learn two of their campers have a crush on one another.

Nobodies - "Devil in a Red Dress" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Larry, Rachel and Hugh, at their most fractured, turn to another writing team for help: fellow Groundlings alums Jim Rash and Nat Faxon.

Lopez - "Cuck You George Lopez" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George’s friends have him worried that Lori wears the pants in their relationship. Pfeiffer complicates Olly’s work life, and Manolo gets laser eye surgery to please Wendy.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Wednesday, May 24

  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Watch Zoe on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hannibal Buress (Broad City) - Hannibal appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Andree Vermeulen (Angie Tribeca) - Andree appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • T. J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T. J. appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lennon Parham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Eric Stonesteet (Modern Family) - Eric drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake throws down spicy honey chicken on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about Wakefield on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris and trainer Obi Obadike have tips to lose ten pounds in ten days on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank talks about his new hit, Brockmire, with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.