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 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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