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 (April/May/June)

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04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
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04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
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Monday, July 24

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Mom - "Martinis and a Sponge Bath" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Christy and Adam get into a car accident, Bonnie is hurt to discover she is neither of their emergency contacts. Wendie Malick returns as Adam’s ex-wife, Danielle.

Life in Pieces - "Cheap Promotion Flying Birthday" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Colleen teaches Matt her frugal ways, he gets hooked when he realizes how much saving money turns her on. Also, Tim attempts to fire Heather from her receptionist position at his office, John tries to break Sophia’s fear of flying by taking her for a quick flight on a small plane, and Jen plans a quiet affair for Lark’s first birthday, until the family takes over the celebration.

American Dad - "The Life and Times of Stan Smith" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Stan becomes addicted to dying after Roger tricks him into thinking he had a heart attack; Klaus takes Steve to Arizona State University for a college visit, where a fraternity hazes him.

People of Earth - "New Beginnings" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After learning the members of StarCrossed were on the ship as kids, Ozzie tries to get the group back together; disgraced FBI agent Alex Foster gets sent to Beacon to investigate white-collar criminal Jonathan Walsh; a merger takes place on the ship.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Monday, July 24

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Rob and his sons, Matthew and John Owen, chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about The Lowe Files on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Laura Benanti (Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril crashes a cooking class on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey makes cherry pie filling cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about People of Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti performs a jazz song on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie shows off her favorite RVs on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:52am.