Sunday, February 01, 2015

Week 19 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 19 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.21/10 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. Fox 4.16/7 (-16%); #3. ABC 4.12/7 (+37%); #4. NBC 2.95/5 (-11%); #5. The CW 1.23/2 (-3%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.020 million (+4% from first four nights week 18); #2. Fox 6.849 million (-17%); #3. ABC 6.252 million (+38%); #4. NBC 4.532 million (-11%); #5. The CW 2.045 million (-1%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.10/6 rating/share (-17% in rating from first four nights week 18); #2. ABC 1.82/6 (+58%); #3. CBS 1.77/5 (+1%); #4. NBC 1.17/4 (-4%) #5. The CW 0.76/2 (-3%)

We have the final ratings for Week 18 (1/19/15-1/25/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, Fox won the slow week with a 1.79 rating. CBS followed with a 1.41 rating. Then we had NBC at 1.25, while ABC trailed with a 1.08.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first with 8.518 million, followed by Fox with 5.423 million, then it was NBC's 5.236 million and ABC trailed with 4.475 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-1/29/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.17 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.96, Fox moves up to a 1.74 and ABC with a 1.61.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.877 million, then NBC with 7.746 million, ABC is next with 6.359 million and Fox with 5.395 million.

Back to week 19 (Jan. 26-Feb. 1), 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 19 (Jan. 26-Feb. 1) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 25)(Week 18)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,211,000
9,211,000 1.09
1.09
AFC Champ GameCBS6:51PM
42,144,000 (42,144,000)
13.89 (13.89)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM7,307,0004,800,000 2,507,000 1.670.93 0.74
DatelineNBC7:00PM6,743,0004,096,000 2,647,000 1.190.66 0.53
MulaneyFox7:00PM1,033,0003,375,000 (2,342,000)0.391.20 (0.81)
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM1,723,0002,572,000 (849,000)0.690.99 (0.30)REPEAT
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,796,000
8,796,000 1.52
1.52
GalavantABC8:00PM4,370,0003,415,000 955,000 1.090.88 0.21 FINALE
Miss Universe PageantNBC8:00PM7,676,0003,326,000 4,350,000 2.020.96 1.06 8-11P vs. Movie
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,295,0003,016,000 279,000 1.361.14 0.22 vs. REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,758,0002,188,000 570,000 1.230.86 0.37 vs. REPEAT
CSICBS9:00PM8,251,000
8,251,000 1.25
1.25
ResurrectionABC9:00PM3,726,0003,295,000 431,000 1.010.77 0.24 FINALE
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,194,0002,514,000 680,000 1.621.08 0.54 vs. REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM2,486,0002,376,000 110,000 1.190.98 0.21 vs. REPEAT
CSICBS10:00PM8,297,00012,289,000 (3,992,000)1.283.24 (1.96)vs. Scorpion 1028P
AFC Champ. PostCBS10:08PM
19,445,000 (19,445,000)
6.17 (6.17)
Revenge ABC10:00PM3,755,0004,085,000 (330,000)0.920.91 0.01




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM10,833,000
10,833,000 2.13
2.13
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM
8,856,000 (8,856,000)
2.17 (2.17)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,952,0007,605,000 347,000 2.252.15 0.10 8-10P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM6,322,0006,509,000 (187,000)1.821.86 (0.04)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM6,041,0006,496,000 (455,000)2.052.20 (0.15)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,735,0001,516,000 219,000 0.720.63 0.09
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM
9,219,000 (9,219,000)
2.11 (2.11)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM8,554,00012,077,000 (3,523,000)1.432.25 (0.82)REPEAT
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,370,0004,194,000 176,000 1.461.34 0.12
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,551,0001,388,000 163,000 0.620.51 0.11
NCIS LACBS10:00PM6,949,0009,645,000 (2,696,000)1.061.52 (0.46)REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM4,742,0007,599,000 (2,857,000)0.821.45 (0.63)REPEAT
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM4,407,0004,485,000 (78,000)1.031.08 (0.05)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM12,889,00011,975,000 914,000 1.601.36 0.24 REPEAT
Shark TankABC8:00PM5,587,0003,106,000 2,481,000 1.400.77 0.63 REPEAT vs. Agent Carter(R)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,480,0003,811,000 (331,000)1.371.44 (0.07)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM5,147,0005,533,000 (386,000)1.671.79 (0.12)
FlashCW8:00PM4,077,0003,873,000 204,000 1.321.36 (0.04)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,968,0003,305,000 (337,000)1.341.37 (0.03)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM11,721,000
11,721,000 1.56
1.56 REPEAT
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM4,625,000
4,625,000 1.32
1.32
Marry MeNBC9:00PM2,262,000
2,262,000 0.75
0.75
New GirlFox9:00PM2,111,000
2,111,000 0.83
0.83 REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,061,0002,423,000 (362,000)0.740.91 (0.17)
About A BoyNBC9:30PM2,798,000
2,798,000 0.79
0.79
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM1,707,000
1,707,000 0.65
0.65 REPEAT
State of Union AnalysisCBS10:11PM
6,575,000 (6,575,000)
1.26 (1.26)
CSICBS10:00PM10,377,000
10,377,000 1.56
1.56
State of Union AnalysisABC10:11PM
5,525,000 (5,525,000)
1.16 (1.16)
ForeverABC10:00PM2,958,000
2,958,000 0.67
0.67 REPEAT
State of Union AnalysisNBC10:11PM
5,991,000 (5,991,000)
1.49 (1.49)
Mike & MollyCBS10:39PM
3,919,000 (3,919,000)
0.74 (0.74)
black-ishABC10:38PM
3,332,000 (3,332,000)
0.72 (0.72)
State of Union AnalysisNBC10:36PM
4,243,000 (4,243,000)
0.85 (0.85)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM3,562,000
3,562,000 0.83
0.83 REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The MentalistCBS8:00PM9,167,0009,599,000 (432,000)1.341.50 (0.16)
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,573,0005,573,000 - 1.311.34 (0.03)REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM4,131,0004,751,000 (620,000)0.660.82 (0.16)REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM11,284,00011,758,000 (474,000)2.953.38 (0.43)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,914,0003,064,000 (150,000)1.081.14 (0.06)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,636,0004,633,000 3,000 1.311.33 (0.02)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,703,00010,286,000 417,000 2.131.95 0.18
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,254,0005,362,000 (108,000)1.491.54 (0.05)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,634,0006,774,000 (3,140,000)0.651.26 (0.61)REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM11,355,00011,071,000 284,000 4.324.40 (0.08)
The HundredCW9:00PM1,529,0001,484,000 45,000 0.520.53 (0.01)
black-ishABC9:30PM3,754,0003,915,000 (161,000)1.141.10 0.04 REPEAT
StalkerCBS10:00PM8,344,0008,075,000 269,000 1.541.49 0.05
black-ishABC10:00PM3,369,000
3,369,000 1.08
1.08 REPEAT
GalavantABC10:00PM
1,644,000 (1,644,000)
0.45 (0.45)
black-ishABC10:30PM2,930,000
2,930,000 0.92
0.92 REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,056,0006,999,000 (2,943,000)0.651.48 (0.83)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,248,00011,518,000 5,730,000 4.472.40 2.07 vs. REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,714,000
8,714,000 2.76
2.76
The TasteABC8:00PM
3,062,000 (3,062,000)
0.78 (0.78)
Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM5,368,0004,477,000 891,000 1.401.18 0.22 FINALE 8-10P vs. 8-9P
American IdolFox8:00PM9,366,00010,647,000 (1,281,000)2.242.77 (0.53)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,472,0001,635,000 (163,000)0.720.76 (0.04)
MomCBS8:30PM11,777,00011,052,000 725,000 2.772.44 0.33
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,707,0009,308,000 399,000 2.282.20 0.08
ScandalABC9:00PM10,476,000
10,476,000 3.62
3.62
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PM
2,855,000 (2,855,000)
0.70 (0.70)
BackstromFox9:00PM5,321,0007,891,000 (2,570,000)1.351.95 (0.60)
ReignCW9:00PM1,023,0001,159,000 (136,000)0.380.41 (0.03)
The McCarthysCBS9:30PM7,107,0008,032,000 (925,000)1.621.78 (0.16)vs. Big Bang(R)
A to ZNBC9:30PM
2,089,000 (2,089,000)
0.60 (0.60)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,688,0008,285,000 (597,000)1.301.51 (0.21)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM9,183,0002,235,000 6,948,000 3.090.45 2.64 vs. REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM5,459,0004,400,000 1,059,000 1.691.33 0.36 FINALE










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,139,0008,424,000 (285,000)1.301.43 (0.13)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,478,0005,838,000 1,640,000 1.301.00 0.30 vs. REPEAT
ConstantineNBC8:00PM3,306,0003,468,000 (162,000)0.800.91 (0.11)
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM3,057,0003,041,000 16,000 1.100.97 0.13
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,057,0001,218,000 (161,000)0.300.48 (0.18)
CristelaABC8:30PM5,707,0004,433,000 1,274,000 1.100.90 0.20 vs. REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,396,0008,180,000 2,216,000 1.401.06 0.34 vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,904,0006,328,000 1,576,000 1.901.48 0.42 vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,832,0005,024,000 (192,000)1.201.25 (0.05)
GleeFox9:00PM1,879,0001,823,000 56,000 0.700.67 0.03
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM854,000950,000 (96,000)0.300.43 (0.13)REPEAT
Masters of IllusionCW9:30PM889,000749,000 140,000 0.300.28 0.02 vs. REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,860,0008,797,000 3,063,000 1.301.01 0.29 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM6,028,0004,781,000 1,247,000 1.501.12 0.38
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,524,0005,737,000 (1,213,000)1.201.32 (0.12)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,730,0004,369,000 (639,000)0.500.49 0.01 REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM3,240,0002,909,000 331,000 0.900.59 0.31 8-10P
SNL NFL SaturdayNBC8:00PM3,800,000
3,800,000 0.90
0.90
Figure SkatingNBC8:00PM
3,334,000 (3,334,000)
0.48 (0.48)
BackstromFox8:00PM1,740,000
1,740,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
UFC on FoxFox8:00PM
3,049,000 (3,049,000)
1.22 (1.22)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,380,0004,085,000 295,000 0.700.51 0.19 REPEAT
NFL HonorsNBC9:00PM4,700,000
4,700,000 1.20
1.20 9-11P
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM1,790,000
1,790,000 0.50
0.50
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,610,0005,194,000 416,000 0.800.72 0.08
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM3,070,0002,828,000 242,000 0.700.60 0.10
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM

-

-


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 19 (Jan. 26-Feb. 1) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu17,248,0004.47
MomCBS8:30PMThu11,777,0002.77
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,707,0002.28
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,194,0001.62
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu7,107,0001.62
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,254,0001.49REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMTue3,480,0001.37
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,296,0001.36
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMTue2,968,0001.34
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,573,0001.31REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,636,0001.31REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,478,0001.3
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,758,0001.23
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun2,486,0001.19
black-ishABC9:30PMWed3,754,0001.14REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,707,0001.1
GalavantABC8:00PMSun4,370,0001.09FINALE 2eps
black-ishABC10:00PMWed3,369,0001.08REPEAT
black-ishABC10:30PMWed2,930,0000.92REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,111,0000.83REPEAT
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue2,798,0000.79
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue2,262,0000.75
Animation DominationFox7:30PMSun1,723,0000.69REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue1,707,0000.65REPEAT
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun1,033,0000.39
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS10:39PMTue

preempted
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, March 24

Last Man Standing - "Bad Heir Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mike and Vanessa think it’s time for newlyweds Mandy and Kyle to move out, but when Chuck relays some unexpected news about Kyle’s absentee mom, Mike has second thoughts. Meanwhile, Eve tells Ryan that Boyd is making up stories about his Dad’s real job, because he’s embarrassed about being home-schooled.

Dr. Ken - "Clark's Big Surprise" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Ken accidentally finds out that Clark and Connor are planning their surprise wedding, he has to find a way to get everyone to come. But Damona finds out and to get Allison there, she tells her that Ken is going to surprise her by renewing their wedding vows. Guest performances from the Grammy Award-winning band, Train, featuring lead singer Pat Monahan and guitarist Jerry Becker.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 20)

Friday, March 24

  • Sofia Black-D'Elia (The Mick) - Watch Sofia on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Zach is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Martha Plimpton (The Real O'Neals/Raising Hope) - Martha appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Carl and Rob are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Jane and Lily talk about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn talks about Malibu Country on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Rhea Perlman (Cheers/Kirstie) - Rhea talks about Me and My Grandma on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens/Unfabulous) - Emma talks about The Blackcoat's Daughter on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.