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

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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