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


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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