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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comet Polarization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon’s comic book store experiences changes when writer Neil Gaiman puts Stuart’s store on the map. Also, Koothrappali takes credit for Penny’s astronomical discovery, and friendships are threatened.

Young Sheldon - "Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by Dr. John Sturgis (Wallace Shawn).

Mom - "Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy considers getting a new sponsor, Nora (Yvette Nicole Brown), after witnessing Marjorie have a major meltdown in a grocery store, and Bonnie tries her hand at being a supportive friend.

Life in Pieces - "Portrait Plagiarism Renter Scam" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen is offered a custom painting as payment from a hot new artist, she is thrilled until she sees the final product. Also, Sophia convinces Matt and Colleen to use her idea for a children’s book but it isn’t a new concept; Tyler and Clementine advertise their tiny house as a rental property; and John and Joan fall prey to a sleazy IRS scam.

Superstore - "Gender Reveal" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The store hosts a gender reveal party for Glenn (Mark McKinney) and his wife Jerusha (Kerri Kenney), just as Dina (Lauren Ash) is freaking out at the realities of having to deliver a baby. Meanwhile, Amy (America Ferrera) receives some unsettling news.

A.P. Bio - "Eight Pigs and a Bat" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When one of Jack's (Glenn Howerton) students anonymously reports him for canceling their much-anticipated fetal pig dissection, he sets out to find the snitch. Durbin's (Patton Oswalt) chances at Principal of the Year are in jeopardy when the superintendent visits.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Champions - "Grandma Dearest" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vince begrudgingly reconnects with his mother, Gayle (Carolyn Hennesy), so Michael can complete a school project.

Nobodies - "Double Fault" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Hugh enlist the help of Blaine Kaine to break some unfortunate news to Larry; Mark-Paul, Sam, Rachel and Hugh have a tennis double date; Larry is forced to move in with Pat after Jen kicks him out.

Atlanta - "Woods" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It is believed wealth has something to do with Paper Boi's attitude.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 16)

Thursday, April 19

  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Catch Tina on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Son of Zorn/The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse) - Erica guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Shiri Appleby (Sunday Dinner/Knight & Daye) - Shiri talks about Lifetime's UnREAL on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Rory Scovel (Ground Floor) - Rory talks about I Feel Pretty on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Eddie Leavy (A.P. Bio) - Eddie talks about A.P. Bio on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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