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 (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

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
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 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, March 25

Henry Danger - "Gas or Fail" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Captain Man finds himself trapped underground, Henry must devise a way to sneak out of his school's standardized testing to save Ray.

Game Shakers - "Llama Llama Spit Spit" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After the Game Shakers get kicked out of Fooders to make room for a guest who has his photo on the wall, Babe becomes determined to get their own photo up using any means necessary.

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn - "To Be Invited or Not to Be" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The quads make a new friend, an amazing inventor, but when not all of them get invited back to hang out again, they start to wonder why.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Better Late Than Never" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
A missed call leaves Danny and his family in a bad place.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Make Up or Make Out" (OWN, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Still upset with his friends, Danny takes the advice of his family.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Sunday, March 26

  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Catch Sanaa on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, March 27
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.