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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Triangulation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Koothrappali finds himself in the middle of domestic drama when he learns the woman he’s dating, Nell (Beth Behrs), has a very upset husband, Oliver (Walton Goggins). Also, when Sheldon rents his old room back for a quiet place to work, he drives Leonard crazy by being a model tenant.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Sex Fog and a Mild-To-Moderate Panic Attack" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Bonnie and Adam attend a traditional wedding, they discover they’re not on the same page about their own wedding. Also, Christy and Patrick have trouble setting the mood for their “first time."

Life in Pieces - "Goose Friends Auction Fog" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen sings in Tyler’s band, she gets caught up in the excitement and creates an awkward situation for him. Also, John and Greg decide to brew beer together, Matt donates one of his paintings to a silent auction for Tim’s medical charity, and Heather becomes jealous of Joan’s friendship with a classmate.

Superstore - "High Volume Store" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When corporate announces that the store is getting an upgrade, Amy (America Ferrera), Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Dina (Lauren Ash) set out to discover the pros and cons. Meanwhile, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) accidentally volunteers to be Glenn's (Mark McKinney) surrogate, and tries to get out of it.

The Good Place - "Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Janet (D'Arcy Carden) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) head to a destination that may have lasting implications.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Great News - "The Fast Track" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After an explosive fight with her daughter, Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited about her new position at "Morning Wined Up," but is disappointed to realize that the job offers less responsibility than she had hoped. Katie (Briga Heelan) is determined to bring down Fenton Pelt (guest star Jim Rash), the billionaire suing "The Breakdown," despite specific orders from Greg (Adam Campbell) and the network's attorney (guest star Tim Meadows) to leave him alone. When Katie's rousing speech about journalistic integrity fails to inspire anyone but Chuck (John Michael Higgins), who has been suspended from the show, she reluctantly joins forces, only to find that his investigative skills aren't what they used to be.

K.C. Undercover - "Take Me out" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A high-school math whiz trains to be an undercover spy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 15)

Thursday, January 18

  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:05am.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Selma Blair (Anger Management/Kath & Kim/Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane) - Selma visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11:15pm on Bravo.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey drops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff talks about 12 Strong on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (The Paynes/The First Family/The Game/227) - Jackée talks about her new OWN show The Paynes on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Giselle Eisenberg (Life in Pieces) - Giselle talks about Life in Pieces on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Morning Show Mystery: Mortal Mishaps on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/One Day at a Time) - Clinton Kelly and Valerie are serving up a delicious dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ed Begley Jr. (Futureman/Your Family or Mine/Gary Unmarried) - Ed talks about Futureman on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today in the 9am hour.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Luis Guzmán (How to Make It in America/Luis) - Luis visits Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland.


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