Sunday, January 25, 2015

Week 18 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 18 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.05/10 rating/share (-5% in rating from first four nights week 17); #2. Fox 4.95/8 (+20%); #3. NBC 3.30/5 (+4%); #4. ABC 3.01/5 (-14%); #5. The CW 1.27/1 (+44%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.610 million (-7% from first four nights week 17); #2. Fox 8.242 million (+22%); #3. NBC 5.081 million (+5%); #4. ABC 4.537 million (-16%); #5. The CW 2.068 million (+57%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.54/8 rating/share (+24% in rating from first four nights week 17); #2. CBS 1.76/5 (-2%); #3. NBC 1.28/4 (+4%); #4. ABC 1.15/4 (-20%) #5. The CW 0.78/2 (+129%)

We have the final ratings for Week 17 (1/12/15-1/18/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, CBS won the week with a 3.42 rating thanks to the AFC Championship Game. Fox followed with a 1.50 rating. Then we had ABC at 1.26, while NFL-less NBC trailed with a 1.07.  For Total Viewers, CBS had a huge win with 14.224 million, followed by a distant second place for ABC with 4.988 million, then it was Fox's 4.756 million and NBC trailed with 4.387 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-1/22/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.22 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.99, Fox moves up to a 1.75 and ABC with a 1.62.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.938 million, then NBC with 7.911 million, ABC is next with 6.413 million and Fox with 5.423 million.

Back to week 18 (Jan. 19-25), 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 18 (Jan. 19-25) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 18)(Week 17)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
AFC Champ GameCBS6:51PM42,144,000
42,144,000 13.89
13.89 651-1008P
NFL Playoff PostCBS7:53PM
28,540,000(28,540,000)
8.99(8.99)
60 MinutesCBS8:00PM
17,678,000(17,678,000)
3.93(3.93)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,800,0006,011,000(1,211,000)0.931.14(0.21)
DatelineNBC7:00PM4,096,000
4,096,000 0.66
0.66
Golden Globe ArrivalsNBC7:00PM
6,308,000(6,308,000)
1.32(1.32)
MulaneyFox7:00PM3,375,0001,323,0002,052,000 1.200.480.72
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM2,572,0001,897,000675,000 0.990.810.18 REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS9:00PM
12,128,000(12,128,000)
1.73(1.73)
GalavantABC8:00PM3,415,0004,112,000(697,000)0.881.26(0.38)
NBC MovieNBC8:00PM3,326,00019,314,000(15,988,000)0.965.79(4.83)8-11P vs. Golden Globe
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,016,0004,275,000(1,259,000)1.141.98(0.84)REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,188,0003,291,000(1,103,000)0.861.53(0.67)REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS10:00PM
9,576,000(9,576,000)
1.37(1.37)
ResurrectionABC9:00PM3,295,0003,097,000198,000 0.770.78(0.01)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,514,0004,120,000(1,606,000)1.082.00(0.92)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM2,376,0003,336,000(960,000)0.981.60(0.62)REPEAT
AFC Champ. PostCBS10:08PM19,445,000
19,445,000 6.17
6.17
ScorpionCBS10:28PM12,289,000
12,289,000 3.24
3.24
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,085,0003,668,000417,000 0.910.810.10




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM8,856,00010,081,000(1,225,000)2.171.930.24 vs. Big Bang(R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,605,0006,480,0001,125,000 2.151.770.38 8-10P vs. 8-11P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM6,509,0005,846,000663,000 1.861.720.14 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM6,496,0002,770,0003,726,000 2.200.831.37 vs. Empire(R)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,516,0001,072,000444,000 0.630.320.31 vs. Jane(R)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM9,219,0009,191,00028,000 2.112.080.03
ScorpionCBS9:00PM12,077,0006,724,0005,353,000 2.251.161.09 vs. NCIS LA(R)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,194,0001,792,0002,402,000 1.340.520.82 vs. REPEAT
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,388,0001,116,000272,000 0.510.310.20 vs. REPEAT
NCIS LACBS10:00PM9,645,0005,396,0004,249,000 1.521.120.40 vs. Scorpion(R)
CastleABC10:00PM7,599,0006,770,000829,000 1.451.350.10
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM4,485,0003,621,000864,000 1.080.740.34










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM11,975,00019,874,000(7,899,000)1.362.82(1.46)REPEAT
Marvel's Agent CarterABC8:00PM3,106,0007,479,000(4,373,000)0.771.84(1.07)REPEAT vs. Shark Tank
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,811,0003,751,00060,000 1.441.52(0.08)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM5,533,0004,928,000605,000 1.791.690.10
FlashCW8:00PM3,873,0001,557,0002,316,000 1.360.460.90 vs. REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM3,305,0003,255,00050,000 1.371.46(0.09)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM
16,389,000(16,389,000)
2.27(2.27)
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM
5,103,000(5,103,000)
1.48(1.48)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM
2,175,000(2,175,000)
0.73(0.73)
New GirlFox9:00PM
2,896,000(2,896,000)
1.35(1.35)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,423,0001,103,0001,320,000 0.910.330.58 vs. REPEAT
About A BoyNBC9:30PM
2,791,000(2,791,000)
0.88(0.88)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM
2,423,000(2,423,000)
1.08(1.08)
State of Union AnalysisCBS10:11PM6,575,000
6,575,000 1.26
1.26
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM
10,158,000(10,158,000)
1.65(1.65)
State of Union AnalysisABC10:11PM5,525,000
5,525,000 1.16
1.16
ForeverABC10:00PM
4,749,000(4,749,000)
1.01(1.01)
State of Union AnalysisNBC10:11PM5,991,000
5,991,000 1.49
1.49
Mike & MollyCBS10:39PM3,919,000
3,919,000 0.74
0.74 REPEAT
black-ishABC10:38PM3,332,000
3,332,000 0.72
0.72 REPEAT
State of Union AnalysisNBC10:36PM4,243,000
4,243,000 0.85
0.85
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM
6,658,000(6,658,000)
1.49(1.49)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The MentalistCBS8:00PM9,599,0009,363,000236,000 1.501.360.14
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,573,0007,792,000(2,219,000)1.342.16(0.82)REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM4,751,0006,130,000(1,379,000)0.821.03(0.21)REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM11,758,00010,870,000888,000 3.383.000.38
ArrowCW8:00PM3,064,000803,0002,261,000 1.140.200.94 vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,633,0007,220,000(2,587,000)1.332.29(0.96)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,286,00010,307,000(21,000)1.952.22(0.27)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,362,0009,436,000(4,074,000)1.543.03(1.49)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,774,0006,678,00096,000 1.261.35(0.09)
EmpireFox9:00PM11,071,00010,323,000748,000 4.404.010.39
The HundredCW9:00PM1,484,000972,000512,000 0.530.220.31 vs. Flash(R)
black-ishABC9:30PM3,915,0006,513,000(2,598,000)1.101.92(0.82)REPEAT
StalkerCBS10:00PM8,075,0007,872,000203,000 1.491.450.04
GalavantABC10:00PM1,644,0003,237,000(1,593,000)0.450.70(0.25)REPEAT vs. Forever(R)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,999,0006,772,000227,000 1.481.52(0.04)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM11,518,00012,104,000(586,000)2.402.48(0.08)REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,062,0003,281,000(219,000)0.780.87(0.09)FINALE 8-10P
Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM4,477,0004,228,000249,000 1.181.060.12
American IdolFox8:00PM10,647,00010,422,000225,000 2.772.580.19 8-9P vs. 8-10P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,635,000
1,635,000 0.76
0.76
World Dog AwardsCW8:00PM
1,968,000(1,968,000)
0.46(0.46)
MomCBS8:30PM11,052,00010,844,000208,000 2.442.370.07
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,308,0009,375,000(67,000)2.202.090.11
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM2,855,0002,713,000142,000 0.700.680.02
BackstromFox9:00PM7,891,000
7,891,000 1.95
1.95 PREMIERE
ReignCW9:00PM1,159,000
1,159,000 0.41
0.41
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM8,032,0006,955,0001,077,000 1.781.480.30 REPEAT vs. McCarthys
A to ZNBC9:30PM2,089,0001,725,000364,000 0.600.510.09
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,285,0008,090,000195,000 1.511.310.20
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM2,235,0002,621,000(386,000)0.450.71(0.26)REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,400,0004,117,000283,000 1.331.180.15










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,328,0008,350,000(22,000)1.401.43(0.03)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,875,0006,880,000(1,005,000)1.001.33(0.33)REPEAT
ConstantineNBC8:00PM3,479,0003,064,000415,000 0.900.780.12
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM3,057,0003,321,000(264,000)1.001.04(0.04)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,239,0001,142,00097,000 0.500.420.08
CristelaABC8:30PM4,453,0005,102,000(649,000)0.901.07(0.17)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,144,00010,592,000(2,448,000)1.101.47(0.37)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,208,0008,644,000(2,436,000)1.502.19(0.69)REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,968,0004,618,000350,000 1.201.160.04
GleeFox9:00PM1,830,0001,985,000(155,000)0.700.73(0.03)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM959,000879,00080,000 0.400.290.11 REPEAT
Masters of IllusionCW9:30PM741,0001,016,000(275,000)0.300.280.02 REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM8,759,00012,726,000(3,967,000)1.001.40(0.40)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM4,791,0005,353,000(562,000)1.101.37(0.27)
DatelineNBC10:00PM5,753,0004,523,0001,230,000 1.301.010.29










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,610,0003,015,0001,595,000 0.500.480.02 REPEAT vs. 48 Hrs (R)
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,920,0003,253,000(333,000)0.600.80(0.20)8-10P vs. 8-1030P
Figure SkatingNBC8:00PM3,320,000
3,320,000 0.50
0.50 8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM
4,349,000(4,349,000)
0.71(0.71)
UFC on FoxFox8:00PM2,820,000
2,820,000 1.10
1.10 8-10P
EmpireFox8:00PM
1,476,000(1,476,000)
0.40(0.40)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,140,0003,303,000837,000 0.500.360.14 REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM
1,709,000(1,709,000)
0.54(0.54)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,160,0005,584,000(424,000)0.700.83(0.13)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM2,800,000
2,800,000 0.60
0.60
The GoldbergsABC10:30PM
1,898,000(1,898,000)
0.55(0.55)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM
3,426,000(3,426,000)
0.85(0.85)


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 18 (Jan. 19-25) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







MomCBS8:30PMThu11,052,0002.44
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu11,518,0002.40REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,308,0002.20
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon8,856,0002.17
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon9,219,0002.11
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu8,032,0001.78REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,362,0001.54REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMTue3,811,0001.44
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMTue3,305,0001.37
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,573,0001.34REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,633,0001.33REPEAT
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun3,375,0001.20
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,016,0001.14REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed3,915,0001.10REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,514,0001.08REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,875,0001.0REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:30PMSun2,572,0000.99REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun2,376,0000.98REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PMFri4,453,0000.9REPEAT
GalavantABC8:00PMSun3,415,0000.882 eps
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,188,0000.86REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS10:39PMTue3,919,0000.74REPEAT
black-ishABC10:38PMTue3,332,0000.72REPEAT
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu2,855,0000.70canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu2,089,0000.60canceled
GalavantABC10:00PMWed1,644,0000.45REPEAT
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

preempted
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

preempted
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

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

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.