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

-

-
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 (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
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 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, March 26

The Simpsons - "Dad Behavior" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer finds a new app that makes his life much easier and outsources his father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Grampa finds that he is about to be a father again.

Bob's Burgers - "Aquaticism" / "Ain't Miss Debatin'" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When Tina learns that the aquarium is in danger of closing, the Belcher children devise a scheme to keep it running. Meanwhile, Bob realizes that he could learn a thing or two from Linda’s customer service skills. Then, when Tina is recruited by the debate team, she finds unexpected success and an even more unexpected relationship. Meanwhile, Louise and Gene convince their parents to help fund a stop-motion movie focusing on a surprising subject matter.

Making History - "Chadwick's Angels" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In need of a victory, the trio heads back to the 1990s to give Dan another shot at his childhood dream: finishing the infamous “Bellybuster” ice cream sundae at a local parlor. As Deb bonds with the parlor’s owner, Chris is on a mission to save a life in honor of his late British friend. But all of their plans are derailed when Dan runs into the bully that tormented him.

Family Guy - "Peter's Lost Youth" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter gets jealous of Lois when she upstages him at a Red Sox fantasy baseball camp. Meanwhile, Stewie runs away from home when Meg is left to babysit him.

The Last Man on Earth - "Find This Thing We Need To" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Carol makes a big discovery, enlisting Tandy and Erica to help her track down some answers. Meanwhile, Todd has a major breakthrough with Melissa.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Sunday, March 26

  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Catch Sanaa on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, March 27
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.