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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, September 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "A Man to Share the Night With" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Michelle Kwan comes in second place at the Olympics, Jessica tries to keep it from Emery and Evan, only to get caught up in an elaborate conspiracy theory that leads them seeking answers from Nancy Kerrigan. Meanwhile, Louis changes Eddie’s bedtime to spend more quality time together watching Letterman, but feels slighted when Eddie spends his newfound free time elsewhere.

Speechless - "A-C-- ACTION" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ’s thrilled when he is chosen by his classmates to film his horror movie project, but soon the pressure of directing gets to him. Meanwhile, Dylan’s class project reveals a family secret; and Jimmy’s suggestions for the neighbor’s house construction project backfires for the DiMeos.

black-ish - "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre and Bow confront gender biases of their own after finding out that both Junior and Zoey have become sexually active. Meanwhile, Ruby is hurt when she finds out that Jack and Diane have been hanging out with a friend’s grandmother after school.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piƱa colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

Wrecked - "Ballers" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Attempting to hide from the others during The Hunt, Pack and Jess run into a new threat on the island.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17)

Tuesday, September 18

  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Catch Queen Latifah on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about Star on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sally Field (Gidget/The Flying Nun) - Sally chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) - Jeremy visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Alicia Silverstone (American Woman) - Alicia stops by The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jeff Foxworthy (The Jeff Foxworthy Show) - Jeff is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Meagan Good (Cousin Skeeter/Raising Dad) - Meagan talks about her movie A Boy. A Girl. A Dream. on Chatter at 8pm.
  • Brie Larson (United States of Tara) - Brie talks about Captain Marvel on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa talks about Nappily Ever After on GMA Day on ABC at 1pm.
  • Roseanne Barr (Roseanne) - Dr. Oz speaks exclusively with the woman whose tweet ignited a media firestorm. They ask the tough questions on everyone’s minds: What was she thinking when she hit “send”? Then, a panel of influencers and experts weigh in on Roseanne Barr’s answers. Is she a racist? Check your local listings for The Dr. Oz Show.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Rosanna Arquette (Sideswiped) - Rosanna talks about her comedy series Sideswiped on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas) - Nick will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill about The Sinner on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Kate Flannery (The Office) and Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Kate and Jane talk about Two Lost Souls on the BUILD Series at 3pm.


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