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

Wednesday, October 18

The Goldbergs - "Revenge o' the Nerds" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With the children growing up, Beverly decides to reinvent herself and quits being a substitute teacher. She decides to focus her energy on going to night school so she can eventually own her own business. Murray doesn’t like change or things costing money, so he convinces her to get a perm instead. Meanwhile, Erica struggles to balance her academic and social life in college and needs Adam’s assistance.

Speechless - "T-R-- TRAINING D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jimmy takes JJ camping to give him “the talk,” Maya trains a ragtag group of new aides, and sparks fly between Dylan and Ray’s bully.

Modern Family - "Sex, Lies & Kickball" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.

American Housewife - "The Lice Storm" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Anna-Kat brings home a lice infestation, Katie uses it to force bonding time with Taylor. Greg attempts to bond with Oliver (and avoid lice) by camping in the backyard, but Greg becomes concerned when Oliver keeps ditching their campout to be with their new sleazy neighbor named Spencer.

You're the Worst - "A Bunch of Hornballs" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy goes out of town for a Romance/Erotica fiction convention while Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen's relationship with Boone. Meanwhile, Edgar's friend Max encourages him to overspend on party planning.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Wednesday, October 18

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Woody and Rob chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about LBJ on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim talks about A Question of Faith on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Liz Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/Victorious) - Liz opens up about the Dynasty reboot on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about her new Lifetime movie The Watcher in the Woods on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Patrice Lovely (Love Thy Neighbor) - Patrice appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:50am.
  • Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) - Frankie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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