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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.