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

Monday, December 11

Kevin Can Wait - "Trainer Wreck" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Vanessa asks Kevin to help her get a date with a handsome personal trainer, Alejandro (Eduardo Verastegui), she gets frustrated when Kevin starts training with him instead. Also, Chale reluctantly takes advice from Kyle when the health inspector stops by Enzo’s.

Man with a Plan - "Battle of the Sexists" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam needs to hire a new project manager, Andi accuses Adam of unconscious bias after he only interviews men for the job. Also, Andi helps Kate fight for a spot on the boys’ soccer team at school. Lilah Richcreek guest stars as Zara, a qualified candidate for the available job in the Burns Brothers construction company.

Superior Donuts - "Homeless for the Holidays" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In the spirit of the season, Franco convinces Arthur and the rest of the gang to help John (guest star Keith David), a homeless man who falls ill at the donut shop, get back on his feet. Also, Tush and Sweatpants compete to be the more popular Santa.

9JKL - "Set Visit" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Harry and Judy visit Josh on the set of his new movie, he is horrified when the director, Walter Michaelson (Michael Showalter), casts them in background roles in Josh’s most important scene. Also, Nick tries to teach Andrew how to dance.

Tarantula - "Macaroni Salad" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Echo must retrieve a melodramatic friend from the edge of oblivion when romantic foibles lead him to the brink.

Tarantula - "The Shade" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Echo ventures to the fabled Weird River to retrieve a man whose life is derailed by Echo's egg-frying antics.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Monday, December 11

  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Watch Zendaya on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about The Greatest Showman on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure/My Brother and Me) - Amanda is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Meloni (Happy!/Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Chris stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Andrea, Candace and Jodie are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette talks about the Broadway music Hello, Dolly! on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Blossom/Brotherly Love/Gimme a Break!) - Joey appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry talks about NBC's Better Late Than Never on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on People Now at 8:30am. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia shares her secret to balancing motherhood and Hollywood on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - Jodie talks about Black Mirror on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunsine) - Allison will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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