Sunday, February 22, 2015

Week 22 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 22 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.77/11 rating/share (even in rating from first four nights week 21); #2. ABC 4.57/7 (-3%); #3. Fox 4.11/7 (+1%); #4. NBC 3.30/5 (even); #5. The CW 1.19/2 (+3%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.867 million (even from first four nights week 21); #2. ABC 7.094 million (-1%); #3. Fox 6.891 million (+4%); #4. NBC 5.196 million (+3%); #5. The CW 1.953 million (+6%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.20/7 rating/share (+6% in rating from first four nights week 21); #2. ABC  2.10/7 (-1%); #3. CBS 1.95/6 (+1%); #4. NBC 1.28/4 (+7%) #5. The CW 0.78/2 (+4%)

We have the final ratings for Week 21 (2/9/15-2/15/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC came back and won the week with a 2.15 rating, thanks to the SNL 40th Anniversary special. ABC followed with a 1.70 rating. Then we had Fox at 1.51, while CBS trailed with a 1.49.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first this time with 9.306 million, followed by NBC with 7.80 million, then it was ABC's 6.147 million and Fox trailed with 4.929 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-2/19/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.37 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.94, Fox is third with a 1.70 and ABC with a 1.61.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.885 million, then NBC with 8.340 million, ABC is next with 6.303 million and Fox with 5.296 million.

Back to week 22 (Feb. 16-22), 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 22 (Feb. 16-22) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 15)(Week 21)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,460,0009,675,000 785,000 1.191.45 (0.26)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,590,0006,617,000 (27,000)1.431.40 0.03
SNL Red Carpet LiveNBC7:00PM11,320,0005,708,000 5,612,000 3.040.94 2.10 vs. Dateline(R)
MulaneyFox7:00PM1,139,0001,232,000 (93,000)0.380.46 (0.08)
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM1,458,0001,584,000 (126,000)0.580.70 (0.12)REPEAT
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,455,000
6,455,000 0.93
0.93
Grammy AwardsCBS8:00PM
24,824,000 (24,824,000)
8.32 (8.32)
The Bachelor SpecialABC8:00PM5,672,000
5,672,000 1.48
1.48
Hunger GamesABC8:00PM
3,491,000 (3,491,000)
1.06 (1.06)
SNL 40th AnniversaryNBC8:00PM23,136,0002,358,000 20,778,000 7.830.64 7.19 8-11P vs. Ninja(R)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,674,0002,782,000 (108,000)1.121.23 (0.11)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,079,0002,585,000 (506,000)0.911.19 (0.28)
CSICBS9:00PM7,116,000
7,116,000 1.12
1.12
The BachelorABC9:00PM6,045,000
6,045,000 1.55
1.55 9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,508,0002,813,000 (305,000)1.171.39 (0.22)
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM2,010,0001,936,000 74,000 0.900.97 (0.07)
CSICBS10:00PM7,119,000
7,119,000 1.08
1.08
Shark TankABC10:00PM

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BlacklistNBC10:38PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM8,741,0009,126,000 (385,000)2.172.31 (0.14)
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,969,0008,705,000 264,000 2.552.70 (0.15)8-10P
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC8:00PM6,098,0004,614,000 1,484,000 1.661.24 0.42 FINALE 8-10P vs. 8-9P
GothamFox8:00PM6,189,0005,627,000 562,000 2.131.83 0.30
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,441,0001,223,000 218,000 0.640.53 0.11
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM9,315,0009,319,000 (4,000)2.202.19 0.01
Grammy Stevie Wonder SpecialCBS9:00PM7,586,000
7,586,000 1.45
1.45 9-11P
ScorpionCBS9:00PM
11,858,000 (11,858,000)
2.25 (2.25)
Celebrity ApprenticeNBC9:00PM
4,979,000 (4,979,000)
1.42 (1.42)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,473,0003,871,000 602,000 1.431.22 0.21
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,306,0001,337,000 (31,000)0.560.56 -
NCIS LACBS10:00PM
10,352,000 (10,352,000)
1.68 (1.68)
CastleABC10:00PM8,469,0007,426,000 1,043,000 1.621.59 0.03
State of AffairsNBC10:00PM4,470,0004,037,000 433,000 0.971.01 (0.04)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,058,00018,766,000 (708,000)2.582.86 (0.28)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM6,168,0006,048,000 120,000 1.871.69 0.18
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM2,937,0003,064,000 (127,000)1.171.07 0.10
MasterChef JuniorFox8:00PM5,484,0004,570,000 914,000 1.821.38 0.44
FlashCW8:00PM4,013,0003,660,000 353,000 1.481.48 -
Repeat After MeABC8:30PM4,357,0005,862,000 (1,505,000)1.381.85 (0.47)PREMIERE vs. Boat
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,474,0002,467,000 7,000 1.091.04 0.05
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,703,00016,193,000 (1,490,000)2.032.30 (0.27)
Marvel's Agent CarterABC9:00PM4,154,0004,247,000 (93,000)1.401.36 0.04
Marry MeNBC9:00PM2,084,0002,176,000 (92,000)0.780.83 (0.05)
New GirlFox9:00PM3,082,0002,712,000 370,000 1.391.28 0.11
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,090,0001,977,000 113,000 0.850.80 0.05
About A BoyNBC9:30PM2,408,0002,698,000 (290,000)0.690.85 (0.16)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,474,0002,331,000 143,000 1.070.98 0.09
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,171,0009,530,000 (359,000)1.551.56 (0.01)
Oscar CountdownABC10:00PM3,056,0004,621,000 (1,565,000)0.761.10 (0.34)vs. Forever
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,527,0006,289,000 238,000 1.381.42 (0.04)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The MentalistCBS8:00PM10,101,0009,099,000 1,002,000 1.281.44 (0.16)FINALE 8-10P vs. 8-9P
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,703,0007,821,000 (118,000)2.242.06 0.18
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM5,861,0005,819,000 42,000 1.101.02 0.08
American IdolFox8:00PM10,699,00010,663,000 36,000 2.802.78 0.02
ArrowCW8:00PM2,912,0002,671,000 241,000 1.171.08 0.09
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,843,0006,868,000 (25,000)2.202.21 (0.01)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
9,892,000 (9,892,000)
1.94 (1.94)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,800,0009,769,000 (969,000)3.053.26 (0.21)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,445,0006,121,000 324,000 1.571.39 0.18
EmpireFox9:00PM13,019,00011,963,000 1,056,000 5.174.78 0.39
The HundredCW9:00PM1,420,0001,361,000 59,000 0.500.50 -
black-ishABC9:30PM6,397,0006,829,000 (432,000)2.162.09 0.07
StalkerCBS10:00PM6,737,0007,642,000 (905,000)1.151.41 (0.26)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,723,0005,184,000 (461,000)1.261.39 (0.13)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM7,077,0006,578,000 499,000 1.671.38 0.29










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,489,00011,352,000 6,137,000 4.512.11 2.40 vs. REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,128,0007,809,000 319,000 2.492.29 0.20
SlapNBC8:00PM3,964,0005,131,000 (1,167,000)0.831.11 (0.28)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,981,0009,624,000 (643,000)2.112.31 (0.20)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,413,0001,515,000 (102,000)0.660.71 (0.05)
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM13,573,00010,224,000 3,349,000 3.082.14 0.94 PREMIERE vs. Mom
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM13,515,0009,332,000 4,183,000 3.182.12 1.06 FINALE 9-10P vs. 9-930
ScandalABC9:00PM9,624,0009,323,000 301,000 3.273.11 0.16
BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,713,0008,192,000 (479,000)1.721.72 -
BackstromFox9:00PM3,541,0004,392,000 (851,000)0.951.24 (0.29)
ReignCW9:00PM1,032,0001,026,000 6,000 0.390.38 0.01
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM
7,798,000 (7,798,000)
1.75 (1.75)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,215,0007,908,000 307,000 1.491.42 0.07
How To Get Away w/MurderABC10:00PM8,856,0008,445,000 411,000 2.852.71 0.14
AllegianceNBC10:00PM3,320,0003,650,000 (330,000)0.880.75 0.13










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,945,0008,530,000 (585,000)1.301.25 0.05
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,538,000
6,538,000 1.30
1.30
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM
4,504,000 (4,504,000)
1.03 (1.03)
SNL 40th AnniversaryNBC8:00PM5,081,000
5,081,000 1.50
1.50 8-11P REPEAT
ConstantineNBC8:00PM
3,302,000 (3,302,000)
0.80 (0.80)
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM2,562,0002,393,000 169,000 0.800.77 0.03
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,248,000
1,248,000 0.40
0.40
CW MovieCW8:00PM
717,000 (717,000)
0.21 (0.21)
CristelaABC8:30PM5,081,000
5,081,000 0.90
0.90
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,502,0009,807,000 695,000 1.401.16 0.24
Shark TankABC9:00PM8,378,0007,728,000 650,000 2.201.80 0.40
GrimmNBC9:00PM
4,860,000 (4,860,000)
1.14 (1.14)
GleeFox9:00PM1,894,0001,810,000 84,000 0.600.63 (0.03)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM961,000
961,000 0.30
0.30
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM1,166,000
1,166,000 0.40
0.40
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,615,00011,458,000 157,000 1.501.26 0.24
20/20ABC10:00PM7,123,0005,384,000 1,739,000 1.601.16 0.44
DatelineNBC10:00PM
4,739,000 (4,739,000)
1.04 (1.04)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,020,0004,756,000 (736,000)0.500.51 (0.01)REPEAT
Countdown to OscarABC8:00PM2,910,000
2,910,000 0.50
0.50
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM5,710,0005,588,000 122,000 1.000.84 0.16 8-10P
BackstromFox8:00PM1,380,000
1,380,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
NASCAR DaytonaFox8:00PM
5,606,000 (5,606,000)
1.15 (1.15)
ABC MovieABC8:30PM1,750,0002,366,000 (616,000)0.500.62 (0.12)830-11P vs. 8-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,370,0003,726,000 644,000 0.600.43 0.17 REPEAT
Daytona 500 At BeachFox9:00PM1,040,000
1,040,000 0.30
0.30
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,200,0005,463,000 (263,000)0.800.74 0.06
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM

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SNL(R) NBC10:00PM4,300,0005,139,000 (839,000)1.001.33 (0.33)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 22 (Feb. 16-22) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu17,489,0004.51
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu13,515,0003.18FINALE
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu13,573,0003.08PREMIERE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,800,0003.05
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,703,0002.24
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,843,0002.20
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon9,315,0002.20
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon8,741,0002.17
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,397,0002.16
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue6,168,0001.87
New GirlFox9:00PMTue3,082,0001.39
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,538,0001.3
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,508,0001.17
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMTue2,937,0001.17
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,674,0001.12
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMTue2,474,0001.09
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,474,0001.07
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,079,0000.91
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun2,010,0000.90
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,081,0000.9
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue2,084,0000.78
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue2,408,0000.69
Animation DominationFox7:30PMSun1,458,0000.58REPEAT
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun1,139,0000.38
MomCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
black-ishABC10:30PMWed

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS10:39PMTue

preempted
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

premieres 3/1
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


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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
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 16

Marlon - "Pilot" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Exes Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) try a friendly divorce for their children's sake, but things get tricky when Ashley decides to date again. Marlon struggles to keep a sponsor for his online channel, The Marlon Way.

Marlon - "Cleaning Out the Closet" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Ashley (Essence Atkins) is shocked to learn that Marlon (Marlon Wayans) has a storage unit crammed full of things from when they were married and challenges him to have a yard sale to part with it all.

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Ingmar's daughter, Sarah, helps the guys get a case at an advertising agency to find out who is stealing secret data; the undercover job takes a turn when Ingmar and Axel's client makes a fatal decision; Sun works on the firm's marketing strategy.

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Haunted by the ghost of his former stunt buddy, an unstable Ingmar makes an embarrassing mistake; Axel takes it upon himself to infiltrate a cult.

Younger - "The Gelato and the Pube" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza receives a great opportunity at work, but there’s a catch. Josh meets someone new. Maggie ruffles some feathers.

Odd Mom Out - "Dadderall" (Bravo, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Faced with an impossible work deadline on the night of his Dad's Committee Night Out, Andy takes stimulants; Jill and Vanessa learn the cruel definition of Med Spa as they visit their college friend, Ollie, at his new venture.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 14)

Wednesday, August 16

  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lake Bell (Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later/How to Make It in America/Childrens Hospital) - Lake appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Marc Maron (GLOW/Maron) - Marc is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Dice/Hitz/Bless This House) - Andrew stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs Smile off her new album, The Art of Elegance, and faces her fear of crawfish on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tasha Smith (Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse/The Tom Show/Boston Common) - Tasha will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET. She will also be on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.
  • Ben Falcone (Joey/A to Z) - Ben talks about his new book, Being a Dad Is Weird, on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Brandy (Moesha/The Game/Thea) - Brandy talks about Chicago on Broadway on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman and Brendan Hines (The Tick) - Peter, Griffin and Brendan talk about Amazon's The Tick on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.