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 (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

Tuesday, February 21

The Middle - "Dental Hijinks" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Frankie tries to get a stubborn Mike to go see Dr. Goodwin to take care of his toothache, Mike convinces the good doctor to leave his tooth alone and tell Frankie that everything was ok. But the two find themselves fabricating a story that’s so ludicrous that they fear Frankie will figure out the truth. Meanwhile, since they are nearing the end of their senior year at college, Axl, Hutch and Kenny decide it’s time to sell the fabled Winnebago; Sue tries her best to let college golf cart driver Tyler know that she likes him; and Brick attempts to write a historic Scottish rap musical – a la “Hamilton” – focusing on the life of Sergeant Charles Stuart MacKenzie.

American Housewife - "The Man Date" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Greg is delighted to finally have made a friend in Westport, fellow history buff Stan (guest star Timothy Omundson), but Katie isn’t as happy, especially since Stan is married to her nemesis, Chloe Brown Mueller (Jessica St. Clair).

Fresh Off the Boat - "The Gloves Are Off" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jessica accidentally befriends Marvin’s ex-wife, Sarah (Heather Locklear), and tries to help her and Honey settle their longstanding rift. Meanwhile, Louis and the boys are on a mission to determine Grandma’s true age in hopes of surprising her with a new, free motorized wheelchair.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Confirmation" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Shannon asks VP Murray to be her godfather leading up to her confirmation, Eileen fears her own relationship with him might be moving too fast. Shannon’s big day also has a surprising effect on Kenny’s relationship when Brett says, “I love you,” sending Kenny into a tailspin. Meanwhile, the return of a hot former babysitter puts Pat and Jimmy at odds when she constantly makes passes at Pat.

New Girl - "Rumsprings" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Jess gets nervous about starting her new position as principal, Nick and Schmidt decide to take her on a relaxing day trip to Solvang, which quickly goes “sideways.” Meanwhile, with Cece’s help, Winston tries to finalize his divorce from Rhonda, but finds that he and Aly are caught in a series of never-ending pranks.

The Mick - "The Baggage" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mickey’s unwanted suitors team up to thwart her new romance. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Alba teach Ben a lesson in responsibility.

The Detour - "The City" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin isn't thrilled about Nate's new job in New York City, but the family heads out from Syracuse anyway.

Teachers - "Brokebitch Mountain" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Feldman can’t make ends meet on her salary and takes a second job. Ms. Watson notices a romantic spark between two of her second grade students. The Teachers take advantage of Principal Pearson.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Tuesday, February 21

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of the 2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison talks about Girls and Get Out on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. Finally, she will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She also talks about Rock Dog on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 1pm. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Judd Hirsch (Superior Donuts/Dear John/Taxi) and Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Judd and Jermaine are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym and Kim Gravel help a woman snoop through two bachelors' homes in order to choose which she should date on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Ashley Gerasimovich (The Detour) - Ashley is a guest on Cheddar at 12:15pm. Ashley and Liam Carroll will be on Facebook Live on the TBS Facebook account at approx. 4:00pm. Ashley, Liam, Jason Jones and Natalie Zea will be on Facebook live at approx. 8:00PM EST on the official The Detour Facebook page.