Sunday, January 18, 2015

Week 17 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 17 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.37/10 rating/share (-11% in rating from first four nights week 16); #2. Fox 4.13/7 (-12%); #3. ABC 3.52/6 (-5%); #4. NBC 3.18/5 (-6%); #5. The CW 0.88/1 (+28%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.290 million (-12% from first four nights week 16); #2. Fox 6.775 million (-14%); #3. ABC 5.417 million (-7%); #4. NBC 4.842 million (-8%); #5. The CW 1.320 million (+25%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.05/6 rating/share (-19% in rating from first four nights week 16); #2. CBS 1.80/5 (-16%); #3. ABC 1.43/4 (-14%); #4. NBC 1.23/4 (-10%) #5. The CW 0.34/1 (+3%)

We have the final ratings for Week 16 (1/5/15-1/11/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, Fox won the week with a 3.46 rating, beating out CBS' 2.39 rating, as both were helped by the NFL Playoffs. Then we had NBC at 1.95, while ABC trailed with a 1.36.  For Total Viewers, CBS edged Fox with 12.208 million, followed by Fox with 10.364 million, then it was NBC's 7.245 million and ABC trailed with 5.206 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-1/15/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.29 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.90, Fox movies up to a 1.75 and ABC with a 1.64.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.700 million, then NBC with 8.110 million, ABC is next with 6.521 million and Fox with 5.430 million.

Back to week 17 (Jan. 12-18), 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 17 (Jan. 12-18) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 11)(Week 16)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL Playoff PostCBS7:53PM28,540,000
28,540,000 8.99
8.99
60 MinutesCBS8:00PM17,678,0007,434,000 10,244,000 3.930.82 3.11
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,011,0006,129,000 (118,000)1.141.28 (0.14)
Golden Globe ArrivalsNBC7:00PM6,308,000
6,308,000 1.32
1.32
DatelineNBC7:00PM
6,313,000 (6,313,000)
1.33 (1.33)
MulaneyFox7:00PM1,323,000
1,323,000 0.48
0.48
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM1,897,00033,018,000 (31,121,000)0.8111.89 (11.08)REPEAT vs. OT
The OT 2Fox7:55PM
26,386,000 (26,386,000)
9.74 (9.74)
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM12,128,00011,686,000 442,000 1.731.46 0.27
GalavantABC8:00PM4,112,0007,422,000 (3,310,000)1.262.03 (0.77)
Golden Globe AwardsNBC8:00PM19,314,000
19,314,000 5.79
5.79 8-11P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,275,00010,621,000 (6,346,000)1.984.71 (2.73)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,291,0006,118,000 (2,827,000)1.533.00 (1.47)
The Good WifeCBS10:00PM9,576,00010,363,000 (787,000)1.371.34 0.03
ResurrectionABC9:00PM3,097,0004,103,000 (1,006,000)0.781.01 (0.23)
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC9:00PM
6,811,000 (6,811,000)
2.36 (2.36)
Family GuyFox9:00PM4,120,0005,528,000 (1,408,000)2.002.84 (0.84)
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM3,336,0003,949,000 (613,000)1.601.97 (0.37)
CSICBS10:00PM
8,617,000 (8,617,000)
1.27 (1.27)
Revenge ABC10:00PM3,668,0003,965,000 (297,000)0.810.92 (0.11)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM10,081,0009,079,000 1,002,000 1.932.38 (0.45)REPEAT vs. 2 Broke
The BachelorABC8:00PM6,480,0007,763,000 (1,283,000)1.772.24 (0.47)8-10P vs. 8-11P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM5,846,0006,485,000 (639,000)1.722.01 (0.29)8-10P
EmpireFox8:00PM2,770,0007,061,000 (4,291,000)0.832.54 (1.71)REPEAT vs. Gotham
Jane the VirginCW8:00PM1,072,000799,000 273,000 0.320.24 0.08 REPEAT vs. Originals (R)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM9,191,0009,641,000 (450,000)2.082.20 (0.12)
NCIS LACBS9:00PM6,724,00012,322,000 (5,598,000)1.162.43 (1.27)REPEAT vs. Scorpion
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM1,792,0004,481,000 (2,689,000)0.521.59 (1.07)REPEAT
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,116,000717,000 399,000 0.310.26 0.05 REPEAT
ScorpionCBS10:00PM5,396,00011,902,000 (6,506,000)1.121.97 (0.85)REPEAT vs. NCIS LA
CastleABC10:00PM6,770,000
6,770,000 1.35
1.35
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM3,621,0004,472,000 (851,000)0.741.02 (0.28)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,874,00019,764,000 110,000 2.822.81 0.01
Shark TankABC8:00PM7,479,000
7,479,000 1.84
1.84
Marvel's Agent CarterABC8:00PM
6,910,000 (6,910,000)
1.93 (1.93)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,751,000
3,751,000 1.52
1.52 PREMIERE
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM
2,514,000 (2,514,000)
0.84 (0.84)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,928,0005,327,000 (399,000)1.691.81 (0.12)
FlashCW8:00PM1,557,0001,330,000 227,000 0.460.46 - REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM3,255,000
3,255,000 1.46
1.46
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM16,389,00017,730,000 (1,341,000)2.272.53 (0.26)
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM5,103,000
5,103,000 1.48
1.48
Marry MeNBC9:00PM2,175,0002,061,000 114,000 0.730.79 (0.06)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,896,0003,187,000 (291,000)1.351.48 (0.13)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,103,0001,037,000 66,000 0.330.36 (0.03)REPEAT
About A BoyNBC9:30PM2,791,0002,693,000 98,000 0.880.85 0.03
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,423,0002,236,000 187,000 1.081.01 0.07
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM10,158,00010,081,000 77,000 1.651.66 (0.01)
ForeverABC10:00PM4,749,0004,926,000 (177,000)1.011.11 (0.10)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,658,0006,768,000 (110,000)1.491.71 (0.22)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The MentalistCBS8:00PM9,363,0009,049,000 314,000 1.361.27 0.09
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,792,0008,461,000 (669,000)2.162.29 (0.13)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,130,0006,812,000 (682,000)1.031.26 (0.23)
American IdolFox8:00PM10,870,00011,198,000 (328,000)3.003.19 (0.19)
ArrowCW8:00PM803,000963,000 (160,000)0.200.25 (0.05)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,220,0007,788,000 (568,000)2.292.51 (0.22)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,307,000
10,307,000 2.22
2.22
People's Choice AwardsCBS9:00PM
8,617,000 (8,617,000)
1.84 (1.84)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,436,0009,291,000 145,000 3.033.21 (0.18)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,678,0007,760,000 (1,082,000)1.351.69 (0.34)
EmpireFox9:00PM10,323,0009,897,000 426,000 4.013.78 0.23
The FlashCW9:00PM972,0001,061,000 (89,000)0.220.37 (0.15)REPEAT vs. Penn&Teller(R)
black-ishABC9:30PM6,513,0006,230,000 283,000 1.922.06 (0.14)
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,872,000
7,872,000 1.45
1.45
ForeverABC10:00PM3,237,0002,936,000 301,000 0.700.84 (0.14)REPEAT vs. Galavant(R)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,772,0007,406,000 (634,000)1.521.63 (0.11)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM12,104,00018,106,000 (6,002,000)2.484.62 (2.14)REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,281,0003,219,000 62,000 0.870.91 (0.04)8-10P
Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,228,0005,094,000 (866,000)1.061.35 (0.29)
American IdolFox8:00PM10,422,00011,234,000 (812,000)2.583.10 (0.52)8-10P
World Dog AwardsCW8:00PM1,968,0001,259,000 709,000 0.460.33 0.13 8-10P vs. CW Movie
MomCBS8:30PM10,844,00012,289,000 (1,445,000)2.372.73 (0.36)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,375,00010,066,000 (691,000)2.092.26 (0.17)
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM2,713,0003,189,000 (476,000)0.680.80 (0.12)
ReignCW9:00PM

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-
The McCarthysCBS9:30PM6,955,0007,977,000 (1,022,000)1.481.74 (0.26)
A to ZNBC9:30PM1,725,0002,051,000 (326,000)0.510.63 (0.12)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,090,0008,601,000 (511,000)1.311.48 (0.17)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM2,621,0002,536,000 85,000 0.710.65 0.06 REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,117,0004,631,000 (514,000)1.181.41 (0.23)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,160,0008,596,000 (436,000)1.401.55 (0.15)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,995,0008,600,000 (1,605,000)1.301.57 (0.27)
ConstantineNBC8:00PM3,080,0002,424,000 656,000 0.800.48 0.32 vs. Grimm(R)
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM3,333,0002,418,000 915,000 1.000.77 0.23 PREMIERE vs. Glee
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,162,000722,000 440,000 0.400.22 0.18
CristelaABC8:30PM5,163,0006,609,000 (1,446,000)1.101.27 (0.17)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,444,00011,459,000 (1,015,000)1.401.52 (0.12)
Shark TankABC9:00PM8,520,0007,731,000 789,000 2.201.95 0.25
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,601,0005,640,000 (1,039,000)1.201.12 0.08 vs. Dateline
GleeFox9:00PM1,978,0002,254,000 (276,000)0.700.67 0.03
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM851,000651,000 200,000 0.300.19 0.11 REPEAT
Masters of IllusionCW9:30PM998,000650,000 348,000 0.300.20 0.10
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM12,608,00012,863,000 (255,000)1.401.40 -
20/20ABC10:00PM5,470,0006,040,000 (570,000)1.401.40 -
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,500,0002,406,000 2,094,000 1.000.48 0.52 vs. NBC Globes Special










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,070,0003,409,000 (339,000)0.500.42 0.08 REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM3,260,0001,786,000 1,474,000 0.800.29 0.51 8-1030P vs. Agent Carter(R)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,300,0005,359,000 (1,059,000)0.701.20 (0.50)8-10P
NFL Playoff PostNBC8:04PM
18,006,000 (18,006,000)
5.73 (5.73)
EmpireFox8:00PM1,510,000
1,510,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
NFL Playoff PreFox8:00PM
20,316,000 (20,316,000)
6.52 (6.52)
NFL Divisional PlayoffsFox8:21PM
31,024,000 (31,024,000)
10.38 (10.38)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,330,0004,253,000 (923,000)0.400.51 (0.11)REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM1,710,000
1,710,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,580,0004,971,000 609,000 0.900.67 0.23
The GoldbergsABC10:30PM1,880,000
1,880,000 0.50
0.50 REPEAT
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
2,743,000 (2,743,000)
0.54 (0.54)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,440,0002,940,000 500,000 0.800.74 0.06 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 17 (Jan. 12-18) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,436,0003.03
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu12,104,0002.48REPEAT
MomCBS8:30PMThu10,844,0002.37
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,220,0002.29
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,792,0002.16
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,375,0002.09
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon9,191,0002.08
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun4,120,0002.00
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,275,0001.98
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon10,081,0001.93REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,513,0001.92
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun3,336,0001.60
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,291,0001.53
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMTue3,751,0001.52PREMIERE
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu6,955,0001.48
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMTue3,255,0001.46
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,896,0001.35
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,995,0001.3
GalavantABC8:00PMSun4,112,0001.262 eps
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,163,0001.1
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,423,0001.08
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue2,791,0000.88
Animation DominationFox7:30PMSun1,897,0000.81REPEAT
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue2,175,0000.73
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu2,713,0000.68canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu1,725,0000.51canceled
The GoldbergsABC10:30PMSat1,880,0000.5REPEAT
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun1,323,0000.48
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
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
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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 23

The Simpsons - "The Cad and the Hat" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Bart betrays Lisa, he has to deal with his guilt – literally. Meanwhile, Springfield is in awe when Homer is revealed to be a chess savant.

Bob's Burgers - "Zero Lap Thirty" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When Linda wins a contest to spend a dream weekend at the home where her favorite television show is filmed, things don’t go quite as planned. Back at home, Teddy’s back problems leave him stuck on the floor.

Bob's Burgers - "The Laser-inth" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Gene accompanies Bob on the last-ever rock-and-roll laser show at the planetarium, but the night takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Linda takes the girls out for dinner and Louise has a surprise revelation.

Making History - "The Godfriender" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dan, Deb and Chris find themselves stuck in 1920s Chicago, with Al Capone (guest star Tim Robinson) holding their time travel bag hostage. Chris opts for a play-it-safe plan, using history to take out Capone, while Dan and Deb befriend him instead. As they teach him how to be a better mobster – and husband – they quickly realize that proving their loyalty may not be as easy as they thought.

Family Guy - "Hot Shots" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In order to “save” Stewie from autism, Peter and Lois decide not to vaccinate him and then proceed to convince the rest of Quahog to follow suit. Stewie runs away to save himself from diseases until Sean Penn (guest-voicing as himself) swoops in to save the day and brings vaccines to the whole town.

The Last Man on Earth - "Name 20 Picnics...Now!" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The gang throws a huge celebration canvassing every major holiday, but Tandy and Todd’s bro-mance hits a rough patch that threatens to end the fun.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Monday, April 24

  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Watch Kathryn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about the new series I Love Dick on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Briga Heelan (Great News/Ground Floor) - Briga is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt Walsh (Veep), Mary Holland (Blunt Talk) and Timothy Simons (Veep) - Matt, Mary and Timothy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie talks about making her Broadway debut in Present Laughter on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Katie Gill (Baby Daddy) - Katie is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa joins Clinton Kelly in the kitchen to make a delicious dessert with an ingredient she’s never had before—Rhubarb on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate talks about 13 Reasons Why on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.