Sunday, February 15, 2015

Week 21 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 21 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.78/11 rating/share (+1% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. ABC 4.69/8 (-1%); #3. Fox 4.05/7 (-1%); #4. NBC 3.30/6 (-12%); #5. The CW 1.16/2 (-3%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.82 million (even from first four nights week 20); #2. ABC 7.178 million (-2%); #3. Fox 6.651 million (-1%); #4. NBC 5.052 million (-14%); #5. The CW 1.846 million (-5%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 2.13/7 rating/share (+1% in rating from first four nights week 20); #2. Fox 2.08/7 (-4%); #3. CBS 1.93/6 (-2%); #4. NBC 1.20/4 (-16%) #5. The CW 0.75/2 (-3%)

We have the final ratings for Week 20 (2/2/15-2/8/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, CBS  obviously won the week with a 2.58 rating, thanks to the Grammys. ABC followed with a distant 1.65 rating. Then we had Fox at 1.51, while NBC trailed with a 1.19.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first as well with 11.974 million, followed by ABC with 6.021 million, then it was NBC's 5.066 million and Fox trailed with 4.540 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-2/12/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.38 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.96, Fox is third with a 1.71 and ABC with a 1.61.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.912 million, then NBC with 8.363 million, ABC is next with 6.312 million and Fox with 5.307 million.

Back to week 21 (Feb. 9-15), 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 21 (Feb. 9-15) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 8)(Week 20)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL Super BowlNBC6:31PM
114,442,000(114,442,000)
39.15(39.15)
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,675,0002,778,0006,897,000 1.450.321.13 vs. REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,617,0002,389,0004,228,000 1.400.440.96 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM5,708,000
5,708,000 0.94
0.94 REPEAT
MulaneyFox7:00PM1,232,000951,000281,000 0.460.340.12 vs. Bob's (R)
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM1,584,0001,311,000273,000 0.700.470.23 REPEAT
Grammy AwardsCBS8:00PM24,824,000
24,824,000 8.32
8.32 8-1139P
NCISCBS8:00PM
2,798,000(2,798,000)
0.34(0.34)
Hunger GamesABC8:00PM3,491,000
3,491,000 1.06
1.06 8-11P
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM
2,469,000(2,469,000)
0.48(0.48)
American Ninja WarriorNBC8:00PM2,358,000
2,358,000 0.64
0.64 REPEAT 8-11P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,782,0001,695,0001,087,000 1.230.620.61 vs. REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,585,000995,0001,590,000 1.190.350.84 vs. REPEAT
CSICBS9:00PM
3,033,000(3,033,000)
0.43(0.43)
Shark TankABC9:00PM
1,996,000(1,996,000)
0.52(0.52)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,813,0001,210,0001,603,000 1.390.520.87 vs. REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM1,936,0001,224,000712,000 0.970.530.44 vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM
4,165,000(4,165,000)
0.70(0.70)
Shark TankABC10:00PM
3,213,000(3,213,000)
0.95(0.95)
NFL Super Bowl PostNBC10:10PM
72,512,000(72,512,000)
26.33(26.33)
BlacklistNBC10:38PM
25,724,000(25,724,000)
8.40(8.40)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM9,126,0009,307,000(181,000)2.312.37(0.06)
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,705,0008,454,000251,000 2.702.520.18 8-10P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM4,614,0006,979,000(2,365,000)1.242.08(0.84)REPEAT vs. 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM5,627,0005,791,000(164,000)1.831.95(0.12)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,223,0001,471,000(248,000)0.530.65(0.12)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM9,319,0009,866,000(547,000)2.192.22(0.03)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM11,858,0008,414,0003,444,000 2.251.490.76 vs. REPEAT
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC9:00PM4,979,0006,979,000(2,000,000)1.422.08(0.66)vs. 8-10P
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM3,871,0004,377,000(506,000)1.221.41(0.19)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,337,0001,244,00093,000 0.560.500.06
NCIS LACBS10:00PM10,352,0009,784,000568,000 1.681.68-
CastleABC10:00PM7,426,0007,406,00020,000 1.591.380.21
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM4,037,0004,726,000(689,000)1.011.11(0.10)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,766,00018,643,000123,000 2.862.640.22
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM6,048,000
6,048,000 1.69
1.69 TP Premiere
Shark TankABC8:00PM
7,135,000(7,135,000)
1.89(1.89)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,064,0003,446,000(382,000)1.071.21(0.14)
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM4,570,0004,963,000(393,000)1.381.62(0.24)
FlashCW8:00PM3,660,0003,603,00057,000 1.481.340.14
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM5,862,000
5,862,000 1.85
1.85
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,467,0001,872,000595,000 1.040.690.35 vs. REPEAT
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM16,193,00016,516,000(323,000)2.302.220.08
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM4,247,0004,199,00048,000 1.361.310.05
Marry MeNBC9:00PM2,176,0002,143,00033,000 0.830.770.06
New GirlFox9:00PM2,712,0002,956,000(244,000)1.281.36(0.08)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,977,0002,215,000(238,000)0.800.82(0.02)
About A BoyNBC9:30PM2,698,0002,861,000(163,000)0.850.92(0.07)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,331,0002,225,000106,000 0.981.05(0.07)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,530,0009,282,000248,000 1.561.430.13
ForeverABC10:00PM4,621,0004,395,000226,000 1.100.920.18
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,289,0006,521,000(232,000)1.421.62(0.20)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The MentalistCBS8:00PM9,099,0008,971,000128,000 1.441.190.25
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,821,0008,261,000(440,000)2.062.25(0.19)
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM5,819,0006,365,000(546,000)1.020.990.03
American IdolFox8:00PM10,663,00011,209,000(546,000)2.783.09(0.31)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,671,0002,943,000(272,000)1.081.20(0.12)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,868,0007,941,000(1,073,000)2.212.51(0.30)vs. Fresh/Boat
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,892,00010,478,000(586,000)1.942.02(0.08)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,769,0009,866,000(97,000)3.263.39(0.13)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,121,0006,204,000(83,000)1.391.340.05
EmpireFox9:00PM11,963,00011,471,000492,000 4.784.620.16
The HundredCW9:00PM1,361,0001,514,000(153,000)0.500.53(0.03)
black-ishABC9:30PM6,829,0007,472,000(643,000)2.092.33(0.24)vs. Fresh/Boat
StalkerCBS10:00PM7,642,0007,348,000294,000 1.411.280.13
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,184,0005,053,000131,000 1.391.270.12
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,578,0007,580,000(1,002,000)1.381.62(0.24)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM11,352,00017,090,000(5,738,000)2.114.59(2.48)REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,809,0007,977,000(168,000)2.292.270.02
SlapNBC8:00PM5,131,0005,127,0004,000 1.111.040.07 PREMIERE vs. Blacklist(R)
American IdolFox8:00PM9,624,0009,650,000(26,000)2.312.43(0.12)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,515,0001,615,000(100,000)0.710.75(0.04)
MomCBS8:30PM10,224,00011,651,000(1,427,000)2.142.78(0.64)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,332,0009,387,000(55,000)2.122.28(0.16)
ScandalABC9:00PM9,323,0009,582,000(259,000)3.113.16(0.05)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM8,192,00010,111,000(1,919,000)1.722.38(0.66)
BackstromFox9:00PM4,392,0003,642,000750,000 1.240.980.26
ReignCW9:00PM1,026,000966,00060,000 0.380.360.02
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM7,798,0008,255,000(457,000)1.751.96(0.21)REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,908,0007,867,00041,000 1.421.46(0.04)
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM8,445,0008,344,000101,000 2.712.72(0.01)
AllegianceNBC10:00PM3,650,0004,983,000(1,333,000)0.751.07(0.32)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,502,0007,838,000664,000 1.201.29(0.09)
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM4,535,000
4,535,000 1.00
1.00 8-9P
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
7,234,000(7,234,000)
1.35(1.35)
ConstantineNBC8:00PM3,131,0002,958,000173,000 0.800.81(0.01)FINALE
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM2,402,0002,726,000(324,000)0.800.790.01
CW MovieCW8:00PM745,000
745,000 0.20
0.20 8-10P
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM
1,238,000(1,238,000)
0.46(0.46)
CristelaABC8:30PM
5,488,000(5,488,000)
1.05(1.05)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,537,00010,075,000(538,000)1.101.29(0.19)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,667,0007,682,000(15,000)1.801.97(0.17)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,713,0004,674,00039,000 1.101.16(0.06)
GleeFox9:00PM1,845,0001,579,000266,000 0.600.540.06
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM
874,000(874,000)
0.37(0.37)
Masters of IllusionCW9:30PM
951,000(951,000)
0.35(0.35)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,255,00011,320,000(65,000)1.301.30-
20/20ABC10:00PM5,416,0005,399,00017,000 1.201.160.04
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,536,0004,527,0009,000 1.001.06(0.06)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,739,0005,033,000(294,000)0.500.450.05 REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,366,0002,678,000(312,000)0.600.76(0.16)8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM5,563,0005,841,000(278,000)0.801.11(0.31)8-10P
NASCAR DaytonaFox8:00PM4,664,000
4,664,000 1.00
1.00 8-10P
Red Band SocietyFox8:00PM
1,736,000(1,736,000)
0.49(0.49)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,667,0005,055,000(1,388,000)0.400.55(0.15)REPEAT
Red Band SocietyFox9:00PM
1,890,000(1,890,000)
0.53(0.53)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,507,0006,639,000(1,132,000)0.701.07(0.37)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM

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SNL(R) NBC10:00PM5,115,0004,096,0001,019,000 1.301.010.29 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 21 (Feb. 9-15) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,769,0003.26
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon9,126,0002.31
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,868,0002.21
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon9,319,0002.19
MomCBS8:30PMThu10,224,0002.14
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,332,0002.12
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu11,352,0002.11REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,829,0002.09
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,821,0002.06
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue5,862,0001.85
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu7,798,0001.75REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue6,048,0001.69TP Prem
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,813,0001.39
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,712,0001.28
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,782,0001.23
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,585,0001.19
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMTue3,064,0001.07
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMTue2,467,0001.04
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,331,0000.98
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun1,936,0000.97
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue2,698,0000.85
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue2,176,0000.83
Animation DominationFox7:30PMSun1,584,0000.70REPEAT
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun1,232,0000.46
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
CristelaABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
black-ishABC10:30PMWed


Mike & MollyCBS10:39PMTue


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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, April 25

The Middle - "Trip and Fall" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination; Mike takes an embarrassing fall at the quarry and has to deal with even more embarrassment when OSHA is called in to investigate; and Sue attempts to convince Axl to end his estrangement with the family after learning their true feelings about April.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Speechless - "S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Imaginary Mary - "In a World Where Worlds Collide" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alice freaks out when her friends want to meet Ben. But when an outing with everyone goes surprisingly well, Alice wants to meet Ben’s friends. However, Ben is hesitant but devises a plan that will impress Alice; but later, he makes a surprising admission.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Last Ride" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In what could be their last case as partners, Jake and Charles go to great extremes to apprehend a local bike thief. Terry shockingly isn’t in the lead for “Mr. Nine-Nine” (the detective who has solved the most cases), leaving Rosa determined to boost his ego. Meanwhile, Amy spends some precious time with Holt.

The Mick - "The Implant" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sabrina tells Mickey she wants to augment her figure, so Mickey decides the best way to dissuade her from doing so is to do a test-run in public. Meanwhile, Jimmy takes Chip and Ben to a baseball game to teach them how to be more masculine.

Great News - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan), a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck (John Michael Higgins). But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing.

Great News - "Bear Attack" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) tries to set workplace boundaries with Carol (Andrea Martin), but when a big story about an escaped bear lands in her lap, her mom can't help but meddle. Meanwhile, Greg (Adam Campbell) tries to get Chuck (John Michael Higgins) and Portia (Nicole Richie) to do a little friendly banter at the end of the show.

The Detour - "The Mule" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin and Nate live out their action movie fantasies as they make their way to the kids, who are actually doing fine without them.

The Detour - "The Ass" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
The family reunites, but this time Robin makes a huge mistake.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Tuesday, April 25

  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Catch Amanda on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. She also appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid visits Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Arden Myrin (Working) - Arden appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andrea Martin (Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea talks about Good News on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross opens up about his new movie My Friend Dahmer on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Peter Engel (Producer of Saved by the Bell/California Dreams/Hang Time) - Peter dishes about his new memoir I Was Saved by the Bell on the The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.