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

-

-
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 (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, October 1

The Good Place - "Pilot" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Thanks to some kind of error, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman, enters the afterlife and is sent to the Good Place -- which is definitely not where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael (Ted Danson), the wise architect of the Good Place who is unaware that he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome person within. Helping Eleanor navigate her new surroundings are Chidi (William Jackson Harper), her kind, open-hearted "soulmate" who sees the good in people but finds himself facing quite a dilemma; her frustratingly perfect new neighbors, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto); and Janet (D'Arcy Carden), a walking, talking source for all the knowledge in the universe.

The Good Place - "Flying" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) tries to prove to Chidi (William Jackson Harper) that she is worthy of his help. Meanwhile, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) try to help Michael (Ted Danson) feel better about the unknown flaw in his Neighborhood.

The Good Place - "Tahani Al Jamil" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Chidi (William Jackson Harper) begins formally teaching Eleanor (Kristen Bell) about ethics, and lesson No. 1 is: be kind to your neighbor. Michael (Ted Danson) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) help Chidi find a new, exciting hobby.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

Henry Danger - "Scream Machine" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Charlotte's invention for The Gizmo Show is accidentally destroyed and then rebuilt, Charlotte worries that the attention she gets could expose Kid Danger and Captain Man's secret identity.

Game Shakers - "The Very Old Finger" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Game Shakers visit a mummy exhibit to get ideas for a new game they're working on. Hudson accidentally snaps off one of its fingers. Babe leads a quest to glue it back on without getting caught.

School of Rock - "With or Without You" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Lawrence tries to prove his value to the group by taking over the production of their first recording, but his methods create a rift in the band. Guest Star: Brec Bassinger

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 3)

Sunday, October 2

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, October 3
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Watch Mindy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) and Brendon Small (Home Movies) - Steve and Brendon are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Champs/Hiller and Diller) - Kevin stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City) - Chris chats about the play Career Suicide on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Abigail Spencer (Burning Love) - Abigail talks about Timeless on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 2pm. She is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable) - Rob talks about Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks how many America's Funniest Home Videos get submitted and the funny home videos he wants to submit with his family on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?/Spin City) - Jennifer is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) - Sara appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.