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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 11

The Conners - "O Sister, Where Art Thou?" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Becky helps Harris keep a secret from Darlene, it opens up a can of worms that causes a rift between the two sisters. Jackie supports Peter with his Nordic history project, and Dan reunites with an old friend.

The Kids Are Alright - "Christmas 1972" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Peggy’s successful brother, Tom, drops in for Christmas, Mike immediately oozes with jealousy. Thus begins Mike’s one-sided competition with Tom, using his kids as pawns to help. After Tom gives the Clearys an extravagant Christmas gift, pride prevents Mike from taking it – putting him at odds with the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Timmy mistakenly receives $100 from his great-aunt for Christmas and contemplates whether he should do “the right thing” or keep it. Elsewhere, Eddie forgets to get Wendi a Christmas present and panic sets in.

black-ish - "Christmas in Theater Eight" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Johnsons have a tradition of going to the movies on Christmas and they can never agree on what to see. Dre wants to see an important film about Rosa Parks, but they all want to see the latest action-packed superhero blockbuster. Meanwhile, Junior becomes embarrassed about taking a gap year after he runs into his ex-girlfriend Megan at the theater.

Splitting Up Together - "Messy" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Lena and Vlad’s unexpected kiss, things get more complicated as they begin their new work partnership while working with a new client. Elsewhere, Martin goes to Paige’s house for more privacy and gets a glimpse into what a more typical divorced home life is, causing him to become uneasy. Back at home, Mason and Mae go head-to-head after Mae finds out that Mason has a crush on a pretentious girl at school.

The Guest Book - "Everybody Loves Clark" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Tommy surprises Nikki with a spontaneous wedding ceremony; both are blithely oblivious to the fact that Vivian is kidnapping their child; some familiar faces from Mt. Trace return to sort things out.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 10)

Tuesday, December 11

  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk/Search Party) - Catch Ron on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken 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.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Ellen drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That 70s Show) - Ashton guest co-hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek/Greg the Bunny/Hiller and Diller) and Catherine O'Hara (Schitt's Creek) - Eugene and Catherine are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso and his wife Angela discuss holiday hacks on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah talks about Second Act on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela talks about The Good Place on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/Web Therapy/The Comeback) - Dan talks about Second Act on People Now at 12pm.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo discusses the season of giving thanks and the amazing efforts of St. Jude on the BUILD Series at 2pm.


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