Sunday, December 07, 2014

Week 11 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 11 TV Ratings (first two nights only Mon-Tues, due to holiday): 

Households: #1. NBC 5.20/9 rating/share (-4% in rating from first four nights week 10); #2. CBS 4.97/8 (-13%); #3. ABC 3.88/6 (-30%); #4. Fox 2.40/4 (-3%); #5. The CW 1.37/2 (+33%)
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 8.521 million (-14% from first four nights week 10); #2. CBS 7.752 million (-17%); #3. ABC 6.092 million (-31%); #4. Fox 3.906 million (-8%); #5. The CW 2.209 million (+25%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.12/6 rating/share (-28% in rating from first four nights week 10); #2. CBS 1.48/4 (-18%); #3. ABC 1.46/4 (-14%); #4. Fox 1.22/4 (-16%) #5. The CW 0.79/2 (+25%)

We have the final ratings for Week 10 (11/24/14-11/30/14 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week with a 2.91, beating out CBS' 1.84 rating Then we had ABC at 1.43, while Fox trailed with just a 1.09.  For Total Viewers, NBC had a rare win with 9.635 million, followed by usual leader CBS with 9.255, then it was ABC's 6.911 million and Fox trailed with only 3.19 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-12/4/14 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.49 rating, followed by CBS with a 2.06, ABC with a 1.87 and Fox with a 1.70.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 10.195 million, then NBC with 8.648 million, ABC is next with 7.386 million and Fox with 5.319 million.

Back to week 11 (Dec. 1-7), 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 11 (Dec. 1-7) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 30)(Week 10)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL PostCBS7:27PM28,577,00023,091,0005,486,000 8.866.762.10
60 MinutesCBS7:31PM18,358,00017,194,0001,164,000 3.723.200.52
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,978,0006,800,000(822,000)1.151.35(0.20)
Ice Ace MammothFox7:00PM2,344,0002,280,00064,000 0.760.88(0.12)REPEAT vs. Simpsons(R)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM8,349,0006,680,0001,669,000 3.112.350.76
MulaneyFox7:30PM1,551,0001,650,000(99,000)0.610.66(0.05)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:31PM13,242,00012,410,000832,000 1.881.640.24
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,429,000
6,429,000 2.06
2.06
American Music AwardsABC8:00PM
11,610,000(11,610,000)
3.82(3.82)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,064,00011,474,000590,000 4.264.010.25
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,586,0003,448,000(862,000)1.011.55(0.54)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM21,105,00022,384,000(1,279,000)7.358.12(0.77)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,113,0003,038,00075,000 1.401.46(0.06)
The MentalistCBS9:31PM10,895,00010,261,000634,000 1.611.380.23 PREMIERE vs. Good Wife
ResurrectionABC9:00PM3,656,000
3,656,000 0.85
0.85
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,441,0002,456,000(15,000)1.101.17(0.07)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM2,232,0001,904,000328,000 1.030.920.11
CSICBS10:31PM8,303,0007,877,000426,000 1.381.280.10
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,077,000
4,077,000 1.04
1.04




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PM6,069,0006,850,000(781,000)1.211.61(0.40)REPEAT vs. 2 Broke
CMA Country XmasABC8:00PM8,902,00014,874,000(5,972,000)1.572.47(0.90)vs. DWTS
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,275,0009,600,0001,675,000 2.752.610.14
GothamFox8:00PM2,988,0006,049,000(3,061,000)0.992.34(1.35)REPEAT
Grandma Got Run OverCW8:00PM1,398,0001,263,000135,000 0.390.63(0.24)vs. The Originals
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM5,614,0006,707,000(1,093,000)1.231.50(0.27)REPEAT vs. Big Bang(R)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM5,153,000
5,153,000 1.18
1.18 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS9:00PM
9,274,000(9,274,000)
1.94(1.94)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,505,0004,281,000224,000 1.471.450.02
Greatest Holiday CommercialsCW9:00PM1,115,000957,000158,000 0.240.37(0.13)vs. Jane the Virgin
Mike & MollyCBS9:30PM5,001,000
5,001,000 1.13
1.13 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS10:00PM5,094,0008,821,000(3,727,000)0.991.48(0.49)REPEAT vs. NCIS LA
CastleABC10:00PM8,445,0009,550,000(1,105,000)1.461.74(0.28)
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM7,040,0005,385,0001,655,000 1.601.390.21










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM11,582,00016,014,000(4,432,000)1.392.51(1.12)REPEAT
Toy Story XmasABC8:00PM6,793,000
6,793,000 1.94
1.94
DWTS Road to FinalsABC8:00PM
11,313,000(11,313,000)
1.88(1.88)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,231,0009,370,0001,861,000 2.632.290.34
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,816,0004,061,000755,000 1.611.510.10
FlashCW8:00PM4,342,0003,469,000873,000 1.591.360.23
Charlie Brown XmasABC8:00PM6,752,000
6,752,000 2.14
2.14
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM10,621,00014,472,000(3,851,000)1.392.30(0.91)REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM5,356,000
5,356,000 1.79
1.79
Dancing with the StarsABC9:00PM
15,982,000(15,982,000)
2.95(2.95)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM4,646,0003,471,0001,175,000 1.281.070.21
New GirlFox9:00PM3,004,0002,770,000234,000 1.351.270.08
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,329,0002,300,00029,000 0.920.890.03
About A BoyNBC9:30PM4,207,0003,052,0001,155,000 1.070.960.11
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,455,0002,327,000128,000 1.061.08(0.02)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM7,100,0009,043,000(1,943,000)1.031.72(0.69)REPEAT
ForeverABC10:00PM5,171,000
5,171,000 1.24
1.24
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,364,0006,019,0001,345,000 1.681.640.04










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM8,706,0008,902,000(196,000)2.102.090.01 8-10P vs. 8-9P
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,044,000
7,044,000 1.57
1.57
Charlie Brown ThanksgivingABC8:00PM
8,126,000(8,126,000)
2.16(2.16)
Xmas in Rock CenterNBC8:00PM9,516,0003,018,0006,498,000 1.930.571.36 vs. Making-Peter Pan
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,603,0003,478,000125,000 1.221.130.09
ArrowCW8:00PM3,924,000
3,924,000 1.41
1.41
CW MovieCW8:00PM
2,056,000(2,056,000)
0.58(0.58)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,593,000
6,593,000 1.68
1.68
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
11,005,000(11,005,000)
2.23(2.23)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,019,0005,359,0003,660,000 2.851.541.31 vs. REPEAT
SNL XmasNBC9:00PM6,193,0004,068,0002,125,000 1.911.150.76 9-11P vs. SNL Thanksgiving
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

-

-
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM3,031,0002,465,000566,000 0.890.690.20
black-ishABC9:30PM6,822,0004,301,0002,521,000 2.081.210.87 vs. REPEAT
The 100CW9:00PM1,859,000
1,859,000 0.60
0.60
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,467,0008,293,000(826,000)1.541.63(0.09)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,263,0002,663,0002,600,000 1.300.620.68 vs. REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

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Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM9,637,0008,194,0001,443,000 2.061.810.25 REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,331,000
3,331,000 0.87
0.87 PREMIERE, 8-10P
Thank You America!ABC8:00PM
3,645,000(3,645,000)
0.63(0.63)
Peter Pan Live!NBC8:00PM9,211,000
9,211,000 2.36
2.36 8-11P
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM
9,558,000(9,558,000)
3.13(3.13)
BonesFox8:00PM5,969,000
5,969,000 1.50
1.50
Cause for Paws Fox8:00PM
4,551,000(4,551,000)
1.33(1.33)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,491,000
1,491,000 0.72
0.72
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM
906,000(906,000)
0.25(0.25)
MomCBS8:30PM8,606,0007,303,0001,303,000 1.991.620.37
NFL FootballNBC8:30PM
22,850,000(22,850,000)
7.43(7.43)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM
964,000(964,000)
0.31(0.31)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM8,103,0006,925,0001,178,000 1.851.530.32
How To Get Away w/MurderABC9:00PM
2,394,000(2,394,000)
0.52(0.52)
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM

-

-
GracepointFox9:00PM3,608,000
3,608,000 0.88
0.88
ReignCW9:00PM1,215,000
1,215,000 0.44
0.44
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW9:00PM
1,123,000(1,123,000)
0.36(0.36)
The McCarthysCBS9:30PM6,079,0005,328,000751,000 1.421.120.30
A to ZNBC9:30PM

-

-
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW9:30PM
1,077,000(1,077,000)
0.35(0.35)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,588,0006,105,000483,000 1.161.150.01
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM2,852,0002,638,000214,000 0.650.580.07 REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,168,0005,421,000747,000 1.200.980.22
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,613,000
6,613,000 1.20
1.20
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM
4,347,000(4,347,000)
0.87(0.87)
How Murray Saves XmasNBC8:00PM3,604,0007,104,000(3,500,000)0.901.28(0.38)vs. Dateline
Pac-12 Champ GameFox8:00PM5,073,000
5,073,000 1.60
1.60 8-11P
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM
2,220,000(2,220,000)
0.71(0.71)
America's Next Top ModelCW8:00PM1,196,0001,780,000(584,000)0.400.42(0.02)vs. Grandma Got Run Over
CristelaABC8:30PM4,676,000
4,676,000 0.90
0.90
Very Grammy XmasCBS9:00PM4,649,000
4,649,000 0.80
0.80
Frosty the SnowmanCBS9:00PM
4,638,000(4,638,000)
1.10(1.10)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,127,0005,668,0001,459,000 1.801.130.67 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,961,0005,170,000(209,000)1.101.24(0.14)
GothamFox9:00PM
1,441,000(1,441,000)
0.45(0.45)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM1,136,000
1,136,000 0.40
0.40 FINALE
Kung Fu Panda XmasCW9:00PM
1,202,000(1,202,000)
0.31(0.31)
Yes, VirginiaCBS9:30PM
3,598,000(3,598,000)
0.76(0.76)
Merry MadagscarCW9:30PM
1,265,000(1,265,000)
0.35(0.35)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM6,607,0005,524,0001,083,000 0.800.700.10 REPEAT vs. Five-0(R)
20/20ABC10:00PM6,273,0005,211,0001,062,000 1.401.160.24
ConstantineNBC10:00PM3,129,0003,344,000(215,000)0.800.90(0.10)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
48 Hours MysteryCBS8:00PM
3,083,000(3,083,000)
0.74(0.74)vs. Flight Before Xmas
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM
3,301,000(3,301,000)
0.92(0.92)
It's a Wonderful LifeNBC8:00PM

-

- 8-11P
National Dog ShowNBC8:00PM
3,232,000(3,232,000)
0.49(0.49)
College FootballFox8:00PM

-

- 8-11P
BonesFox8:00PM
1,720,000(1,720,000)
0.31(0.31)
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM
3,035,000(3,035,000)
0.74(0.74)vs. Story of Santa
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM
1,126,000(1,126,000)
0.27(0.27)
College FootballCBS10:00PM
4,745,000(4,745,000)
0.82(0.82)vs. 48 Hrs
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
2,928,000(2,928,000)
0.79(0.79)


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 11 (Dec. 1-7) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,019,0002.85
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,822,0002.08
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu9,637,0002.06REPEAT
MomCBS8:30PMThu8,606,0001.99
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu8,103,0001.85
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,593,0001.68
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,044,0001.57
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu6,079,0001.42
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,113,0001.40
New GirlFox9:00PMTue3,004,0001.35
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue4,646,0001.28
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon5,614,0001.23REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PMMon6,069,0001.21REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,613,0001.2
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon5,153,0001.18REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:30PMMon5,001,0001.13REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,441,0001.10REPEAT
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue4,207,0001.07
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,455,0001.06
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun2,232,0001.03
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,586,0001.01REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PMFri4,676,0000.9
MulaneyFox7:30PMSun1,551,0000.61
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMTues

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMTue

preempted
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

canceled
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, September 30

Last Man Standing - "Gameday Forecast: Showers" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a Jack and Jill wedding shower for Mandy and Kyle is announced, Mike is disappointed to learn it’s on the same day as the big Broncos-Chargers game. In an effort to catch the game with Joe (Jay Leno) and the guys, Mike convinces the couple to hold separate showers. Ryan offers to host the men’s festivities at his place, and to Mike’s dismay, he’s more into party planning than anyone would have thought. Meanwhile, Ed’s convinced that sticking to his superstitious rituals is the only way to see to it that the Broncos pull out a big win, even if it means interfering with Mandy’s wedding shower.

Dr. Ken - "Ken and Allison Share a Patient" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Allison’s first work day at Welltopia, she and Ken try to prove the other wrong when it comes to a patient’s diagnosis. After Damona introduces her new boyfriend, Eric, to co-workers, Pat surprises everyone and announces he’s also dating someone. Meanwhile, it’s Dave’s first day of middle school, and he’s nervous he won’t be able to make friends, so he turns to D.K. to help reinvent his image.

Liv and Maddie - "Linda & Heather-a-Rooney" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Liv thinks she landed a small role on a hit show called ``Linda and Heather'' but her part turns out to be much bigger; Joey experiences relationship woes.

Bunk'd - "Luke Out Below" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Luke comes back to camp and takes Griff and Zuri on an adventure to prove that he's just as responsible as the other CITs.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Three Times" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Leslie and Angela try to fix their seemingly broken friendship with Jennifer.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "The Flower Delivery" (OWN, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Keisha manages to intercept Richard's gift for his new love interest.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Friday, September 30

  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Watch Minnie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (Odd Mom Out) - Abby appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/How I Met Your Mother/Good Morning, Miami) - Ashley talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love on a Limb on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim talks about Madam Secretary on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) and Michael Rosenbaum (Impastor) - Sara and Michael talks about Season 2 of TV Land's Impastor on People Now at 8:30am.