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 (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

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
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, July 24

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Mom - "Martinis and a Sponge Bath" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Christy and Adam get into a car accident, Bonnie is hurt to discover she is neither of their emergency contacts. Wendie Malick returns as Adam’s ex-wife, Danielle.

Life in Pieces - "Cheap Promotion Flying Birthday" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Colleen teaches Matt her frugal ways, he gets hooked when he realizes how much saving money turns her on. Also, Tim attempts to fire Heather from her receptionist position at his office, John tries to break Sophia’s fear of flying by taking her for a quick flight on a small plane, and Jen plans a quiet affair for Lark’s first birthday, until the family takes over the celebration.

American Dad - "The Life and Times of Stan Smith" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Stan becomes addicted to dying after Roger tricks him into thinking he had a heart attack; Klaus takes Steve to Arizona State University for a college visit, where a fraternity hazes him.

People of Earth - "New Beginnings" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After learning the members of StarCrossed were on the ship as kids, Ozzie tries to get the group back together; disgraced FBI agent Alex Foster gets sent to Beacon to investigate white-collar criminal Jonathan Walsh; a merger takes place on the ship.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Monday, July 24

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Rob and his sons, Matthew and John Owen, chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about The Lowe Files on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Laura Benanti (Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril crashes a cooking class on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey makes cherry pie filling cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about People of Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti performs a jazz song on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie shows off her favorite RVs on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:52am.