Sunday, December 21, 2014

Week 13 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 13 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thurs): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.26/11 rating/share (+10% in rating from first four nights week 12); #2. NBC 4.66/8 (+7%); #3. ABC 2.73/5 (-22%); #4. Fox 2.18/4 (even); #5. The CW 0.94/2 (-32%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.113 million (+8% from first four nights week 12); #2. NBC 7.494 million (+11%); #3. ABC 4.286 million (-22%); #4. Fox 3.571 million (+1%); #5. The CW 1.501 million (-33%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.95/6 rating/share (-10% in rating from first four nights week 12); #2. NBC 1.80/5 (+20%); #3. ABC 1.12/4 (-22%); #4. Fox 1.03/3 (-1%) #5. The CW 0.49/2 (-41%)

We have the final ratings for Week 12 (12/8/14-12/14/14 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week with a 2.4, beating out CBS' 1.78 rating. Then we had Fox at 1.40, while ABC trailed with just a 1.27.  For Total Viewers, CBS won this time and did 8.612 million, followed by NBC with 8.030 million, then it was ABC's 5.399 million and Fox trailed with 4.185 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-12/18/14 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.44 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.99, ABC with a 1.79 and Fox with a 1.68.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.929 million, then NBC with 8.558 million, ABC is next with 7.076 million and Fox with 5.258 million.

Back to week 13 (Dec. 15-21), 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 13 (Dec. 15-21) Analysis















Last Sunday (Dec. 14)(Week 12)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,383,00011,475,000 (92,000)1.621.55 0.07
Backstage Disney on BroadwayABC7:00PM2,941,0005,904,000 (2,963,000)0.501.29 (0.79)vs. AFV
Animation Fox7:00PM

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Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,121,0004,427,000 1,694,000 2.061.34 0.72
The OTFox7:27PM12,746,00014,754,000 (2,008,000)4.415.15 (0.74)
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,922,0009,063,000 (141,000)1.741.34 0.40 vs. I Love Lucy Xmas
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,691,0006,202,000 (511,000)1.752.00 (0.25)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,391,00011,510,000 881,000 4.113.71 0.40
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM5,021,0006,521,000 (1,500,000)2.042.92 (0.88)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM24,251,00021,150,000 3,101,000 8.627.15 1.47
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,523,0004,320,000 (797,000)1.482.15 (0.67)
The MentalistCBS9:00PM8,369,0008,704,000 (335,000)1.321.12 0.20
Barbara Walters 10 Most Fascinating PeopleABC9:00PM7,780,000
7,780,000 1.40
1.40 9-11P
ResurrectionABC9:00PM
3,984,000 (3,984,000)
1.05 (1.05)
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,145,0004,435,000 (1,290,000)1.452.29 (0.84)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM2,541,0003,177,000 (636,000)1.261.62 (0.36)
CSICBS10:00PM7,475,0007,887,000 (412,000)1.231.24 (0.01)
Revenge ABC10:00PM
4,595,000 (4,595,000)
1.20 (1.20)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM7,807,0007,716,000 91,000 2.122.03 0.09
Great Xmas Light FightABC8:00PM5,295,0006,827,000 (1,532,000)1.351.67 (0.32)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,074,00010,841,000 1,233,000 2.842.54 0.30 FINALE
American Country AwardsFox8:00PM3,385,000
3,385,000 0.91
0.91 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM
2,141,000 (2,141,000)
0.56 (0.56)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,224,0001,410,000 (186,000)0.440.58 (0.14)PREMIERE vs. The Originals
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM7,849,0008,060,000 (211,000)1.791.88 (0.09)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,070,0009,995,000 75,000 2.042.14 (0.10)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM
1,571,000 (1,571,000)
0.40 (0.40)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,284,0001,223,000 61,000 0.550.47 0.08
NCIS LACBS10:00PM9,542,0008,728,000 814,000 1.581.60 (0.02)
CastleABC10:00PM4,510,0007,322,000 (2,812,000)0.971.44 (0.47)REPEAT
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM6,176,0006,303,000 (127,000)1.501.59 (0.09)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,530,00010,644,000 6,886,000 2.362.79 (0.43)vs. Rudolph
Charlie Brown XmasABC8:00PM6,285,0004,143,000 2,142,000 1.761.06 0.70 vs. Santa Claus
Elf: Buddy's XmasNBC8:00PM4,818,00011,191,000 (6,373,000)1.332.31 (0.98)vs. Voice
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM5,611,0004,931,000 680,000 1.741.59 0.15
FlashCW8:00PM1,762,0004,661,000 (2,899,000)0.511.54 (1.03)REPEAT
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,137,00010,301,000 3,836,000 1.871.66 0.21 vs. NCIS (R)
Prep & LandingABC9:00PM4,180,000
4,180,000 1.30
1.30
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM
5,287,000 (5,287,000)
1.73 (1.73)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM12,880,000
12,880,000 3.26
3.26 FINALE 9-11P
Marry MeNBC9:00PM
4,641,000 (4,641,000)
1.18 (1.18)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,193,0003,279,000 (1,086,000)0.781.47 (0.69)REPEAT
Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowCW9:00PM1,235,0002,622,000 (1,387,000)0.401.00 (0.60)vs. Supernatural
Prep & Landing 2ABC9:30PM3,628,000
3,628,000 1.23
1.23
About A BoyNBC9:30PM
3,675,000 (3,675,000)
0.92 (0.92)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM1,646,0002,548,000 (902,000)0.581.15 (0.57)REPEAT
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM8,937,0009,286,000 (349,000)1.343.42 (2.08)vs. Victoria Secret
ForeverABC10:00PM3,106,0005,196,000 (2,090,000)0.731.08 (0.35)REPEAT
NBC News SpecialNBC10:00PM
4,771,000 (4,771,000)
0.98 (0.98)vs. Fire










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor CBS8:00PM9,786,0009,466,000 320,000 2.432.36 0.07 FINALE, 8-10P vs. 8-9P
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,486,0008,108,000 (2,622,000)1.342.16 (0.82)REPEAT
Michael Buble XmasNBC8:00PM7,528,0008,087,000 (559,000)1.301.23 0.07 vs. Laura
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,617,0003,861,000 (244,000)1.301.33 (0.03)
Greatest Holiday CommercialsCW8:00PM1,816,0003,057,000 (1,241,000)0.461.06 (0.60)vs. Arrow
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,885,0007,409,000 (2,524,000)1.312.24 (0.93)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
10,117,000 (10,117,000)
2.17 (2.17)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,995,0009,694,000 (3,699,000)1.713.14 (1.43)REPEAT
Sing-Off XmasNBC9:00PM5,096,000
5,096,000 1.33
1.33 9-11P
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
6,898,000 (6,898,000)
1.43 (1.43)
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM3,604,0003,337,000 267,000 1.291.15 0.14
black-ishABC9:30PM4,531,0007,284,000 (2,753,000)1.242.25 (1.01)REPEAT
The 100CW9:00PM1,395,0001,618,000 (223,000)0.490.56 (0.07)
Survivor ReunionCBS10:16PM7,310,0007,249,000 61,000 1.781.40 0.38 vs. Stalker
black-ishABC10:00PM4,027,000
4,027,000 1.12
1.12 REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM
5,652,000 (5,652,000)
1.50 (1.50)
black-ishABC10:30PM3,603,000
3,603,000 1.00
1.00 REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
6,713,000 (6,713,000)
1.46 (1.46)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM10,605,00015,485,000 (4,880,000)2.343.92 (1.58)REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,115,0003,165,000 (50,000)0.820.81 0.01 8-10P
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM3,887,0004,303,000 (416,000)0.911.13 (0.22)
BonesFox8:00PM3,425,0005,488,000 (2,063,000)0.721.21 (0.49)REPEAT
iHeart Radio Jingle BallCW8:00PM1,840,0001,823,000 17,000 0.620.86 (0.24)8-930P vs. Vampire Diaries
MomCBS8:30PM10,011,00010,746,000 (735,000)2.292.61 (0.32)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM8,796,0009,301,000 (505,000)1.892.32 (0.43)
People Mag AwardsNBC9:00PM3,710,000
3,710,000 0.85
0.85 9-11P
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM
3,746,000 (3,746,000)
1.07 (1.07)
BonesFox9:00PM3,620,0004,005,000 (385,000)0.770.86 (0.09)REPEAT vs. Gracepoint
ReignCW9:00PM
1,416,000 (1,416,000)
0.52 (0.52)
The McCarthysCBS9:30PM6,941,0006,891,000 50,000 1.591.57 0.02
A to ZNBC9:30PM
2,494,000 (2,494,000)
0.77 (0.77)
Whose Line It It Anyway?CW9:30PM1,066,000
1,066,000 0.36
0.36 REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,574,0007,626,000 (52,000)1.351.37 (0.02)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM2,522,0002,380,000 142,000 0.560.51 0.05 REPEAT
Blake Shelton XmasNBC10:00PM
3,495,000 (3,495,000)
0.85 (0.85)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,497,0005,920,000 577,000 1.301.16 0.14 FINALE
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM4,944,0005,986,000 (1,042,000)0.801.07 (0.27)REPEAT
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM4,663,0007,273,000 (2,610,000)0.901.28 (0.38)vs. Dateline
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM1,828,0001,642,000 186,000 0.500.55 (0.05)REPEAT
Mister Magoo XmasCW8:00PM1,443,000
1,443,000 0.30
0.30
The LibrariansCW8:00PM
1,548,000 (1,548,000)
0.41 (0.41)
CristelaABC8:30PM3,972,0004,450,000 (478,000)0.700.80 (0.10)REPEAT
Home for the HolidaysCBS9:00PM3,205,0008,774,000 (5,569,000)0.501.10 (0.60)vs. Five-0
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,383,0007,038,000 (1,655,000)1.301.50 (0.20)REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM6,729,000
6,729,000 1.30
1.30 9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM
5,066,000 (5,066,000)
1.26 (1.26)
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM1,242,0001,817,000 (575,000)0.400.58 (0.18)REPEAT vs. Masterchef Jr(R)
Kung Fu Panda HolidayCW9:00PM969,000
969,000 0.20
0.20
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM6,414,00011,091,000 (4,677,000)0.701.20 (0.50)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM4,941,0006,084,000 (1,143,000)1.101.41 (0.31)
ConstantineNBC10:00PM
3,304,000 (3,304,000)
0.97 (0.97)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL FootballCBS8:00PM7,591,000
7,591,000 2.00
2.00 8-11P
Rudoloh Red NosedCBS8:00PM
5,152,000 (5,152,000)
1.35 (1.35)
I Want Dog for Xmas Charlie BrownABC8:00PM2,938,000
2,938,000 0.60
0.60
ABC MovieABC8:00PM
2,961,000 (2,961,000)
0.54 (0.54)
Sound of Music LiveNBC8:00PM1,680,0001,496,000 184,000 0.300.32 (0.02)8-11P vs.Peter Pan Live(R)
BonesFox8:00PM2,061,000
2,061,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
UFC on FoxFox8:00PM
2,774,000 (2,774,000)
1.10 (1.10)
Frosty the SnowmanCBS9:00PM
5,414,000 (5,414,000)
1.41 (1.41)
CMA XmasABC9:00PM3,097,000
3,097,000 0.60
0.60 9-11P REPEAT
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM1,294,000
1,294,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Frosty ReturnsCBS9:30PM
4,395,000 (4,395,000)
1.14 (1.14)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,883,000 (4,883,000)
0.99 (0.99)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
4,038,000 (4,038,000)
0.81 (0.81)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM

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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 13 (Dec. 15-21) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu10,605,0002.34REPEAT
MomCBS8:30PMThu10,011,0002.29
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon7,807,0002.12
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun5,021,0002.04REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu8,796,0001.89
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon7,849,0001.79
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,995,0001.71REPEAT
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu6,941,0001.59
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,523,0001.48
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,145,0001.45REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,486,0001.34REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,885,0001.31REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun2,541,0001.26
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,531,0001.24REPEAT
black-ishABC10:00PMWed4,027,0001.12REPEAT
black-ishCBS10:30PMWed3,603,0001.00REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri4,944,0000.8REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,193,0000.78REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PMFri3,972,0000.7REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue1,646,0000.58REPEAT
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

preempted
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

preempted
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
MulaneyFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMTues

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMTue

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
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 (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, December 7

The Goldbergs - "Globetrotters" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Adam attends a Globetrotters game, he falls in love with the “theatrics” of the team and tries doing his own tricks on the court. But when he cuts together a video that makes Barry look like he lost a game to Adam and his friends, Barry demands a rematch, culminating in an epic battle at the school gym. Meanwhile, it’s Murray’s 50th birthday, and, despite his protests, Beverly throws yet another surprise party for him but gets more than she bargained for.

Speechless - " S-L--SLED H-O--HOCKEY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
JJ instantly wants to join a sled hockey team made up entirely of people with disabilities, but Jimmy is not thrilled and thinks it’s dangerous. Meanwhile, Maya takes a CPR class with Kenneth, and she sees how popular he is and realizes that she needs to be nicer in order to keep him as JJ’s aide.

Modern Family - "A Tale of Three Cities" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After recent trips take the Dunphys to New York; Mitch, Cam and Lily to the Midwest; and Jay, Gloria, Manny and Joe to Juarez, Mexico; the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan reunites.

black-ish - "Nothing but Nepotism" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bow urges Dre to use his connections and secure Zoey a fellowship, but he doesn’t want his daughter relying on nepotism. When Bow finds Zoey a place at the hospital, Dre balks at the idea and successfully pulls some strings at Teen Vogue. Meanwhile, Junior loses his first job at an arcade pizza joint that the twins love after he reports their unclean practices to corporate, and they shut it down.

Younger - "Pigeons, Parrots, and Storks" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza and Josh’s future together is thrown into question after having opposing reactions to a near miss.

Impastor - "The Neighbor's Wife" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Buddy deals with the shocking arrival of Alexa’s husband. Dora makes a frightening discovery. Schmidt’s engagement party takes an unexpected turn.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Wednesday, December 7

  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - Watch T.J on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Lily appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) - Melissa is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Chris visits ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) and Kate Flannery (The Office) - Jane and Kate give a musical performance on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Michael Rosenbaum (Impastor/Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane) and Mircea Monroe (Impastor/Episodes) - Michael and Mircea are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer and the cast of Office Christmas Party are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Aimee Carrero (Young & Hungry) - Aimee appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage) - Emmanuelle is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. She will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. She can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10am.