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

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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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.