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


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

Thursday, September 29

Superstore - "Back to Work" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), the district manager from corporate, tells the Cloud 9 employees he is going to be around for the day to see what can improve in the store. Amy (America Ferrera) tries to impress him with a perfect day, but a workplace accident threatens her plan. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to come off as a tough boss in front of Jeff, Jonah (Ben Feldman) attempts to help an unyielding Dina (Lauren Ash) win over the employees she betrayed in the strike and Mateo (Nico Santos) discovers something about Jeff in his pursuit to win him over.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
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.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Earworm Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, “Footprints on the Moon.”

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Better Things - "Woman Is the Something of the Something" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets really looked at.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Thursday, September 29

  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Catch Judith on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Meadows (Son of Zorn/Marry Me/The Michael Richards Show) - Tim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community), Dave Foley (Dr. Ken/NewsRadio) and Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Go On) - Ken, Dave and Suzy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Ken will also be on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be) - Holland talks about The Front Page on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie-Lynn is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.