Sunday, January 11, 2015

Week 16 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 16 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.12/12 rating/share (+71% in rating from first four nights week 15); #2. Fox 4.67/7/ (+262%); #3. ABC 3.70/6 (+29%); #4. NBC 3.40/6 (+57%); #5. The CW 0.69/1 (+8%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 11.699 million (+78% from first four nights week 15); #2. Fox 7.896 million (+280%); #3. ABC 5.824 million (+16%); #4. NBC 5.285 million (+53%); #5. The CW 1.053 million (even).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.54/8 rating/share (+331% in rating from first four nights week 15); #2. CBS 2.15/6 (+113%); #3. ABC 1.67/5 (+29%); #4. NBC 1.37/4 (+80%) #5. The CW 0.33/1 (even)

We have the final ratings for Week 15 (12/29/14-1/4/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the holiday week with a 2.02 rating, beating out Fox's 1.84 rating, as both were helped by the NFL. Then we had ABC at 1.15, while CBS trailed with a 1.06.  For Total Viewers, NBC edged CBS with 7.335 million, followed by CBS with 7.310 million, then it was Fox's 5.382 million and ABC trailed with 4.730 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-1/8/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.32 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.88, ABC with a 1.67 and Fox with a 1.65.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.588 million, then NBC with 8.183 million, ABC is next with 6.620 million and Fox with 5.149 million.

Back to week 16 (Jan. 5-11), 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 16 (Jan. 5-11) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 4)(Week 15)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM7,434,00011,049,000(3,615,000)0.821.73(0.91)
NFL PostCBS7:20PM
5,150,000(5,150,000)
1.19(1.19)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,129,0005,909,000220,000 1.281.100.18 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM6,313,000
6,313,000 1.33
1.33 7-9P
MulaneyFox7:00PM

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-
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM
3,985,000(3,985,000)
1.25(1.25)
The OTFox7:50PM33,018,00016,182,00016,836,000 11.895.156.74
The OT 2Fox7:55PM26,386,000

9.74
9.74
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM11,686,0009,180,0002,506,000 1.461.77(0.31)vs. Boss
GalavantABC8:00PM7,422,0001,935,0005,487,000 2.030.351.68 PREMIERE vs. Revenge(R)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM
11,160,000(11,160,000)
3.64(3.64)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM10,621,0005,614,0005,007,000 4.712.262.45 vs. REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM
20,706,000(20,706,000)
6.56(6.56)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM6,118,0003,022,0003,096,000 3.001.301.70 vs. REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM10,363,0008,482,0001,881,000 1.341.36(0.02)vs. Mentalist
ResurrectionABC9:00PM4,103,0001,527,0002,576,000 1.010.260.75 vs. Revenge(R)
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC9:00PM6,811,000
6,811,000 2.36
2.36 PREMIERE 9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM5,528,0003,080,0002,448,000 2.841.401.44 vs. REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM3,949,0002,524,0001,425,000 1.971.190.78 vs. REPEAT
CSICBS10:00PM8,617,0007,842,000775,000 1.271.44(0.17)
Revenge ABC10:00PM3,965,0001,640,0002,325,000 0.920.300.62 vs. REPEAT




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM9,079,0006,328,0002,751,000 2.381.311.07 vs. REPEAT
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,763,000
7,763,000 2.24
2.24 PREMIERE, 8-11P
Charlie Brown New YearABC8:00PM
5,381,000(5,381,000)
1.48(1.48)
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM6,485,000
6,485,000 2.01
2.01 8-10P
State of AffairsNBC8:00PM
3,741,000(3,741,000)
0.62(0.62)
GothamFox8:00PM7,061,0001,877,0005,184,000 2.540.492.05 vs. REPEAT
The OriginalsCW8:00PM799,000721,00078,000 0.240.26(0.02)REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM9,641,0008,321,0001,320,000 2.201.830.37
ScorpionCBS9:00PM12,322,0006,787,0005,535,000 2.431.201.23 vs. REPEAT
Rudolph New YearABC9:00PM
3,543,000(3,543,000)
0.98(0.98)
State of AffairsNBC9:00PM
2,947,000(2,947,000)
0.51(0.51)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,481,0001,511,0002,970,000 1.590.421.17 vs. REPEAT
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM717,000624,00093,000 0.260.190.07 REPEAT
NCIS LACBS10:00PM11,902,0006,108,0005,794,000 1.971.010.96 vs. REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM
4,152,000(4,152,000)
0.85(0.85)
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM4,472,0002,567,0001,905,000 1.020.470.55 vs. REPEAT










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,764,00010,146,0009,618,000 2.811.181.63 vs. REPEAT
Marvel's Agent CarterABC8:00PM6,910,000
6,910,000 1.93
1.93 8-10P PREMIERE
ForeverABC8:00PM
3,392,000(3,392,000)
0.62(0.62)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM2,514,0003,182,000(668,000)0.840.610.23 REPEAT vs. Fire(R)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM5,327,000
5,327,000 1.81
1.81
New GirlFox8:00PM
1,873,000(1,873,000)
0.78(0.78)
FlashCW8:00PM1,330,0001,888,000(558,000)0.460.60(0.14)REPEAT
Mindy ProjectFox8:30PM
1,510,000(1,510,000)
0.60(0.60)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM17,730,000
17,730,000 2.53
2.53
Kennedy Center HonorsCBS9:00PM
9,254,000(9,254,000)
1.19(1.19)
ForeverABC9:00PM
3,470,000(3,470,000)
0.63(0.63)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM2,061,000
2,061,000 0.79
0.79
Chicago FireNBC9:00PM
3,698,000(3,698,000)
0.84(0.84)
New GirlFox9:00PM3,187,0001,573,0001,614,000 1.480.620.86 vs. REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,037,0001,215,000(178,000)0.360.40(0.04)REPEAT
About A BoyNBC9:30PM2,693,000
2,693,000 0.85
0.85
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,236,0001,404,000832,000 1.010.540.47 vs. REPEAT
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM10,081,000
10,081,000 1.66
1.66
ForeverABC10:00PM4,926,0003,462,0001,464,000 1.110.720.39 vs. REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,768,0003,709,0003,059,000 1.710.890.82 vs. REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The MentalistCBS8:00PM9,049,0005,439,0003,610,000 1.270.640.63 vs. Blue Bloods(R)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,461,000
8,461,000 2.29
2.29
Dick Clark's Rockin EveABC8:00PM
8,233,000(8,233,000)
2.25(2.25)8-10P
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,812,000
6,812,000 1.26
1.26
Toast to 2014NBC8:00PM
4,717,000(4,717,000)
1.02(1.02)
American IdolFox8:00PM11,198,000
11,198,000 3.19
3.19 PREMIERE
Pitbull's New Year'sFox8:00PM
2,231,000(2,231,000)
0.71(0.71)
ArrowCW8:00PM963,000
963,000 0.25
0.25 REPEAT
iHeart Radio Night 1CW8:00PM
1,031,000(1,031,000)
0.29(0.29)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,788,000
7,788,000 2.51
2.51
People's Choice AwardsCBS9:00PM8,617,000
8,617,000 1.84
1.84 9-11P
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
4,715,000(4,715,000)
0.70(0.70)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,291,000
9,291,000 3.21
3.21
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,760,000
7,760,000 1.69
1.69
EmpireFox9:00PM9,897,000
9,897,000 3.78
3.78 PREMIERE
Penn & Teller: Fool UsCW9:00PM1,061,000
1,061,000 0.37
0.37 REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PM6,230,000
6,230,000 2.06
2.06
StalkerCBS10:00PM
3,887,000(3,887,000)
0.56(0.56)
GalavantABC10:00PM2,936,00012,933,000(9,997,000)0.843.90(3.06)REPEAT vs. Dick Clark
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,406,0005,394,0002,012,000 1.631.500.13 vs. Carson Daly










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM18,106,0008,170,0009,936,000 4.621.652.97 vs. REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,219,0002,750,000469,000 0.910.690.22 8-10P
Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM5,094,0003,548,0001,546,000 1.350.910.44
American IdolFox8:00PM11,234,000
11,234,000 3.10
3.10 8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM
2,772,000(2,772,000)
0.58(0.58)
CW MovieCW8:00PM1,259,000979,000280,000 0.330.300.03 8-10P vs. iHeart Radio
MomCBS8:30PM12,289,0006,377,0005,912,000 2.731.241.49 vs. REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM10,066,0005,022,0005,044,000 2.260.941.32 vs. REPEAT
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM3,189,0002,109,0001,080,000 0.800.490.31
BonesFox9:00PM
2,837,000(2,837,000)
0.57(0.57)
ReignCW9:00PM

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-
The McCarthysCBS9:30PM7,977,0003,947,0004,030,000 1.740.741.00 vs. REPEAT
A to ZNBC9:30PM2,051,0001,336,000715,000 0.630.360.27
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,601,0004,075,0004,526,000 1.480.610.87 vs. REPEAT
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM2,536,0002,066,000470,000 0.650.440.21 REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,631,0001,432,0003,199,000 1.410.361.05 vs. REPEAT










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,516,0008,609,000(93,000)1.501.420.08
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM8,590,0005,467,0003,123,000 1.600.930.67 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC8:00PM2,419,0002,231,000188,000 0.500.380.12 REPEAT
GleeFox8:00PM2,436,000
2,436,000 0.80
0.80 PREMIERE
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM
1,734,000(1,734,000)
0.57(0.57)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM759,000
759,000 0.20
0.20
Whose Line Is It?CW8:00PM
1,242,000(1,242,000)
0.43(0.43)
CristelaABC8:30PM6,682,0004,179,0002,503,000 1.300.740.56 vs. REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM
1,372,000(1,372,000)
0.47(0.47)
Whose Line Is It?CW8:30PM
1,347,000(1,347,000)
0.45(0.45)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM11,287,00010,509,000778,000 1.501.400.10
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,699,0004,915,0002,784,000 1.901.070.83 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,571,0005,423,000148,000 1.101.030.07 9-10P vs. 9-11P
GleeFox9:00PM2,255,000951,0001,304,000 0.700.290.41 vs. REPEAT
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM659,000
659,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
Penn & Teller: Fool UsCW9:00PM
1,072,000(1,072,000)
0.36(0.36)
Masters of IllusionCW9:30PM655,000
655,000 0.20
0.20
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM12,633,00011,615,0001,018,000 1.401.40-
20/20ABC10:00PM6,086,0004,766,0001,320,000 1.401.140.26
Countdown to GlobesNBC10:00PM2,406,000
2,406,000 0.50
0.50










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,438,0004,050,000(612,000)0.400.44(0.04)REPEAT
Marvel's Agent CarterABC8:00PM1,779,0002,350,000(571,000)0.300.47(0.17)8-10P REPEAT vs. ABC Movie
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM5,419,000
5,419,000 1.20
1.20 8-10P
NFL PlayoffsNBC8:00PM
27,938,000(27,938,000)
8.84(8.84)
NFL Divisional PlayoffsFox8:00PM25,604,000
25,604,000 8.60
8.60 8-11P
BonesFox8:00PM
1,743,000(1,743,000)
0.40(0.40)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,283,0004,059,000224,000 0.500.70(0.20)REPEAT
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM
958,000(958,000)
0.29(0.29)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,931,0005,100,000(169,000)0.700.89(0.19)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM2,730,0002,799,000(69,000)0.500.63(0.13)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,040,000
3,040,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT


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 16 (Jan. 5-11) 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 SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun10,621,0004.71
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu18,106,0004.62
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,291,0003.21
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun6,118,0003.00
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun5,528,0002.84
MomCBS8:30PMThu12,289,0002.73
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,788,0002.51
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon9,079,0002.38
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,461,0002.29
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu10,066,0002.26
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon9,641,0002.20
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,230,0002.06
GalavantABC8:00PMSun7,422,0002.03PREMIERE
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun3,949,0001.97
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu7,977,0001.74
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri8,590,0001.6
New GirlFox9:00PMTue3,187,0001.48
CristelaABC8:30PMFri6,682,0001.3
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,236,0001.01
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue2,693,0000.85
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMTue2,514,0000.84REPEAT
GalavantABC10:00PMWed2,936,0000.84REPEAT
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu3,189,0000.80canceled
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue2,061,0000.79
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu2,051,0000.63canceled
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMWed

premieres 2/4
Fresh off the BoatABC9:30PMWed

premieres 2/4
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

premieres 3/1
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu

premieres 2/19
One Big HappyNBC9:30PMTue

premieres 3/17
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue

premieres 3/31
Animation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:00PMWed

preempted
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMWed

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 (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh 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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Clean Slate" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Unsure if she can contain her temper for the remainder of the day, Jessica enlists Emery to makes sure she keeps her cool. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail, and Eddie is forced to entertain his super lame cousin.

Speechless - " S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Modern Family - "Halloween 4: The Revenge of Rod Skyhook" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Luke’s Halloween party isn’t the monster bash he dreamed of and is at risk of having the worst party of the year. Sensing trouble, the rest of the Dunphy’s realize all his party needs is a visit from Rod Skyhook, a little promotion and some adult supervision to get it started. Meanwhile at the Tucker-Pritchett home, Cam faces off with his Halloween nemesis while Lily and Mitchell try to save the day and work to keep him from going to the darkside. Finally, when Jay finds out that Manny is going to a party at the home of an old enemy, he enlists him to deliver a trick he will never forget.

black-ish - "Good Dre Hunting" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bow convinces a begrudging Dre to try therapy, and he learns how to cope with his anger issues. Meanwhile, Johan becomes a life coach to the kids.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "Old Lady House: A Situation Comedy" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Charlie thinks Mac's mom is holding his mom hostage so the gang installs spy cameras in their house to monitor what's going on. What they end up discovering is the moms are quite entertaining once Dennis makes some quick edits and adds a laugh track to the surveillance footage. Dee wants in on the new hit show and Frank becomes obsessed with banging Charlie's mom now that he's seen her on TV.

Man Seeking Woman - "Horse" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Lucy attempts to forge a relationship with Josh's best friend Mike.

Schitt's Creek - "The Throuple" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David and Stevie try to come to terms with their new relationship; Alexis and Moira plan a mother/daughter lunch.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Wednesday, January 18

  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Watch Wendi on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) and B.J. Novak (The Office) - Neil and B.J. are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Neil can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:20am.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and his wife Rebecca Romijn chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Less Than Perfect) - Patrick is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet/Kirstie) - Kirstie dishes about the new season of Scream Queens and her weight loss with Jenny Craig on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.