Sunday, February 08, 2015

Week 20 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 20 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.74/11 rating/share (+0% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. ABC 4.74/8 (+15%); #3. Fox 4.08/7 (-2%); #4. NBC 3.75/6 (+27%); #5. The CW 1.19/2 (-3%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.853 million (+8% from first four nights week 19); #2. ABC 7.319 million (+17%); #3. Fox 6.711 million (-2%); #4. NBC 5.895 million (+30%); #5. The CW 1.946 million (-5%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.16/7 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 19); #2. ABC 2.1/7 (+15%); #3. CBS 1.96/6 (+11%); #4. NBC 1.43/4 (+22%) #5. The CW 0.77/2 (+1%)

We have the final ratings for Week 19 (1/26/15-2/1/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC obviously won the week with a 7.45 rating, thanks to the Super Bowl. ABC followed with a distant 1.42 rating. Then we had Fox at 1.39, while CBS trailed with a 1.32.  For Total Viewers, NBC was first as well with 22.534 million, followed by CBS with 8.051 million, then it was ABC's 5.242 million and Fox trailed with 4.461 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-2/5/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.45 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.93, Fox moves up to a 1.72 and ABC with a 1.60.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.807 million, then NBC with 8.559 million, ABC is next with 6.332 million and Fox with 5.346 million.

Back to week 19 (Feb. 2-8), 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 20 (Feb. 2-8) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 1)(Week 19)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL Super BowlNBC6:31PM114,442,000
114,442,000 39.15
39.15 631-1010P
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM2,778,0009,211,000 (6,433,000)0.321.09 (0.77)REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM2,389,0007,307,000 (4,918,000)0.441.67 (1.23)REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM
6,743,000 (6,743,000)
1.19 (1.19)
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM951,0001,033,000 (82,000)0.340.39 (0.05)REPEAT vs. Mulaney
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM1,311,0001,723,000 (412,000)0.470.69 (0.22)REPEAT
NCISCBS8:00PM2,798,0008,796,000 (5,998,000)0.341.52 (1.18)REPEAT vs. Boss
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM2,469,0004,370,000 (1,901,000)0.481.09 (0.61)REPEAT vs. Galavant
Miss Universe PageantNBC8:00PM
7,676,000 (7,676,000)
2.02 (2.02)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM1,695,0003,295,000 (1,600,000)0.621.36 (0.74)REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM995,0002,758,000 (1,763,000)0.351.23 (0.88)REPEAT
CSICBS9:00PM3,033,0008,251,000 (5,218,000)0.431.25 (0.82)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM1,996,0003,726,000 (1,730,000)0.521.01 (0.49)REPEAT vs. Resurrection
Family GuyFox9:00PM1,210,0003,194,000 (1,984,000)0.521.62 (1.10)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM1,224,0002,486,000 (1,262,000)0.531.19 (0.66)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM4,165,0008,297,000 (4,132,000)0.701.28 (0.58)REPEAT vs. CSI
Shark TankABC10:00PM3,213,0003,755,000 (542,000)0.950.92 0.03 REPEAT vs. Revenge
NFL Super Bowl PostNBC10:10PM72,512,000
72,512,000 26.33
26.33
BlacklistNBC10:38PM25,724,000
25,724,000 8.40
8.40




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM9,307,000
9,307,000 2.37
2.37
Super Bowl CommercialsCBS8:00PM
10,833,000 (10,833,000)
2.13 (2.13)
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,454,0007,952,000 502,000 2.522.25 0.27 8-10P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM6,979,0006,322,000 657,000 2.081.82 0.26 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM5,791,0006,041,000 (250,000)1.952.05 (0.10)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,471,0001,735,000 (264,000)0.650.72 (0.07)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM9,866,000
9,866,000 2.22
2.22
ScorpionCBS9:00PM8,414,0008,554,000 (140,000)1.491.43 0.06 REPEAT
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,377,0004,370,000 7,000 1.411.46 (0.05)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,244,0001,551,000 (307,000)0.500.62 (0.12)
NCIS LACBS10:00PM9,784,0006,949,000 2,835,000 1.681.06 0.62 vs. REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM7,406,0004,742,000 2,664,000 1.380.82 0.56 vs. REPEAT
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM4,726,0004,407,000 319,000 1.111.03 0.08










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,643,00012,889,000 5,754,000 2.641.60 1.04 vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC8:00PM7,135,0005,587,000 1,548,000 1.891.40 0.49 vs. REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,446,0003,480,000 (34,000)1.211.37 (0.16)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,963,0005,147,000 (184,000)1.621.67 (0.05)
FlashCW8:00PM3,603,0004,077,000 (474,000)1.341.32 0.02
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM1,872,0002,968,000 (1,096,000)0.691.34 (0.65)REPEAT
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM16,516,00011,721,000 4,795,000 2.221.56 0.66 vs. REPEAT
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM4,199,0004,625,000 (426,000)1.311.32 (0.01)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM2,143,0002,262,000 (119,000)0.770.75 0.02
New GirlFox9:00PM2,956,0002,111,000 845,000 1.360.83 0.53 vs. REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,215,0002,061,000 154,000 0.820.74 0.08
About A BoyNBC9:30PM2,861,0002,798,000 63,000 0.920.79 0.13
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,225,0001,707,000 518,000 1.050.65 0.40 vs. REPEAT
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,282,00010,377,000 (1,095,000)1.431.56 (0.13)vs. CSI
ForeverABC10:00PM4,395,0002,958,000 1,437,000 0.920.67 0.25 vs. REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,521,0003,562,000 2,959,000 1.620.83 0.79 vs. REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The MentalistCBS8:00PM8,971,0009,167,000 (196,000)1.191.34 (0.15)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,261,0005,573,000 2,688,000 2.251.31 0.94 vs. REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,365,0004,131,000 2,234,000 0.990.66 0.33 vs. REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM11,209,00011,284,000 (75,000)3.092.95 0.14
ArrowCW8:00PM2,943,0002,914,000 29,000 1.201.08 0.12
Fresh Off the BoatABC8:30PM7,941,0004,636,000 3,305,000 2.511.31 1.20 PREMIERE vs. Goldbergs(R)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,478,00010,703,000 (225,000)2.022.13 (0.11)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,866,0005,254,000 4,612,000 3.391.49 1.90 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,204,0003,634,000 2,570,000 1.340.65 0.69 vs. REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM11,471,00011,355,000 116,000 4.624.32 0.30
The HundredCW9:00PM1,514,0001,529,000 (15,000)0.530.52 0.01
Fresh Off the BoatABC9:30PM7,472,0003,754,000 3,718,000 2.331.14 1.19 vs. black-ish(R)
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,348,0008,344,000 (996,000)1.281.54 (0.26)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,053,000
5,053,000 1.27
1.27
black-ishABC10:00PM
3,369,000 (3,369,000)
1.08 (1.08)REPEAT
black-ishABC10:30PM
2,930,000 (2,930,000)
0.92 (0.92)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,580,0004,056,000 3,524,000 1.620.65 0.97 vs. REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,090,00017,248,000 (158,000)4.594.47 0.12
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,977,0008,714,000 (737,000)2.272.76 (0.49)
BlacklistNBC8:00PM5,127,000
5,127,000 1.04
1.04 REPEAT
Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM
5,368,000 (5,368,000)
1.40 (1.40)
American IdolFox8:00PM9,650,0009,366,000 284,000 2.432.24 0.19
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,615,0001,472,000 143,000 0.750.72 0.03
MomCBS8:30PM11,651,00011,777,000 (126,000)2.782.77 0.01
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,387,0009,707,000 (320,000)2.282.28 -
ScandalABC9:00PM9,582,00010,476,000 (894,000)3.163.62 (0.46)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM10,111,000
10,111,000 2.38
2.38
BackstromFox9:00PM3,642,0005,321,000 (1,679,000)0.981.35 (0.37)
ReignCW9:00PM966,0001,023,000 (57,000)0.360.38 (0.02)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM8,255,0007,107,000 1,148,000 1.961.62 0.34 REPEAT vs. McCarthys
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,867,0007,688,000 179,000 1.461.30 0.16
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM8,344,0009,183,000 (839,000)2.723.09 (0.37)
AllegianceNBC10:00PM4,983,0005,459,000 (476,000)1.071.69 (0.62)PREMIERE vs. Parenthood










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,740,0008,132,000 (392,000)1.301.33 (0.03)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,219,0007,512,000 (293,000)1.301.34 (0.04)
ConstantineNBC8:00PM2,939,0003,287,000 (348,000)0.800.81 (0.01)
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM2,664,0003,074,000 (410,000)0.801.13 (0.33)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,232,0001,023,000 209,000 0.400.34 0.06
CristelaABC8:30PM5,519,0005,692,000 (173,000)1.101.05 0.05
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,887,00010,498,000 (611,000)1.301.47 (0.17)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,628,0007,934,000 (306,000)1.901.89 0.01
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,655,0004,852,000 (197,000)1.201.26 (0.06)
GleeFox9:00PM1,571,0001,847,000 (276,000)0.500.65 (0.15)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM874,000851,000 23,000 0.400.30 0.10 REPEAT
Masters of IllusionCW9:30PM935,000879,000 56,000 0.300.26 0.04 FINALE
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,326,00011,873,000 (547,000)1.301.30 -
20/20ABC10:00PM5,424,0006,014,000 (590,000)1.201.48 (0.28)
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,489,0004,525,000 (36,000)1.001.17 (0.17)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,980,0003,723,000 1,257,000 0.400.47 (0.07)REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,690,0003,269,000 (579,000)0.800.88 (0.08)8-11P vs. 8-10P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM5,800,000
5,800,000 1.10
1.10 8-10P
SNL NFL SaturdayNBC8:00PM
3,833,000 (3,833,000)
0.94 (0.94)
Red Band SocietyFox8:00PM1,740,0001,701,000 39,000 0.500.41 0.09 vs. Backstrom(R)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,910,0004,296,000 614,000 0.500.65 (0.15)REPEAT
NFL HonorsNBC9:00PM
4,669,000 (4,669,000)
1.21 (1.21)
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM1,880,0001,805,000 75,000 0.500.47 0.03 FINALE
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM6,620,0005,588,000 1,032,000 1.100.81 0.29
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
3,079,000 (3,079,000)
0.68 (0.68)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM4,080,000
4,080,000 1.00
1.00 REPEAT


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 20 (Feb. 2-8) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu17,090,0004.59
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,866,0003.39
MomCBS8:30PMThu11,651,0002.78
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMWed7,941,0002.51PREMIERE
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon9,307,0002.37
Fresh off the BoatABC9:30PMWed7,472,0002.33
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,387,0002.28
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,261,0002.25
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon9,866,0002.22
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu8,255,0001.96REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,956,0001.36
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,219,0001.3
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMTue3,446,0001.21
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,519,0001.1
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,225,0001.05
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue2,861,0000.92
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue2,143,0000.77
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMTue1,872,0000.69REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun1,695,0000.62REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun1,224,0000.53REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun1,210,0000.52REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:30PMSun1,311,0000.47REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun995,0000.35REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun951,0000.34REPEAT
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
black-ishABC10:30PMWed


Mike & MollyCBS10:39PMTue


MulaneyFox7:00PMSun

preempted
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
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 (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, September 25

Family Guy - "A Lot Going on Upstairs" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Stewie refuses to sleep in his own bed because of nightmares, Peter can’t stand it, so he goes to sleep in the attic. Peter turns the attic into a man cave and all of the guys begin hanging out there, which makes Lois incredibly angry. Meanwhile, Brian helps Stewie overcome his fears by building a device to go into his nightmares and defeat his demons.

Bob's Burgers - "Flu-oise" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When the youngest Belcher comes down with an epic case of the flu, Linda has a mishap as she tries to deliver Louise’s favorite toy to her daughter’s bedside. After Louise vows that she will never forgive her family for their mistake, she falls into a wild fever dream filled with familiar faces, zany musical numbers and a crazy adventure.

The Simpsons - "Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Springfield is burned to the ground, the Simpsons beg Mr. Burns to fund its rebuilding. Burns agrees – with one condition: he gets to put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl.

Son of Zorn - "Defender of Teen Love" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After embarrassing Alan in front of his crush, Nancy, Zorn uses the Stone of Sight to spy on the girl for his son. Meanwhile, Edie is determined to move on and forces Zorn to finally move his old boxes out of her garage and into his own apartment.

Family Guy - "The Boy in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

The Last Man on Earth - "General Breast Theme with Cobras" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The safety of Tandy and the group is in jeopardy as armed intruders storm the Malibu beach near their home, and no one can agree on what to do. While Melissa takes drastic action, Tandy gets a new lesson in fashion.

K.C. Undercover - "In Too Deep 2" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Volunteens give K.C. an assignment that pits her against Craig and his job of protecting the ambassador.

Bizaardvark - "Pretty-Con" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The annual beauty convention Pretty-Con comes to Vuuugle and Amelia obsesses with beating out a beauty guru for the Golden Powder Puff Award; Paige and Frankie agree to help so they can meet the host and debut their music video.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Sunday, September 25

  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Catch Mark on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, September 26
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.