Sunday, March 08, 2015

Week 24 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 24 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.82/10 rating/share (-6% in rating from first four nights week 23); #2. NBC 5.81/10 (+10%); #3. ABC 4.41/7 (-4%); #4. Fox 4.13/7 (-1%); #5. The CW 0.64/1 (-26%)
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 9.445 million (+9% from first four nights week 23); #2. CBS 9.415 million (-7%); #3. ABC 6.834 million (-4%); #4. Fox 6.727 million (-3%); #5. The CW 0.978 million (-28%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.36/7 rating/share (+5% in rating from first four nights week 23); #2. Fox 2.14/7 (-3%); #3. ABC 1.99/6 (-5%); #4. CBS 1.77/5 (-13%) #5. The CW 0.30/1 (-27%)

We have the final ratings for Week 23 (2/23/15-3/115 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, ABC and Fox won the week with a 1.67 rating each. Then we had NBC at 1.61, while CBS trailed with a 1.57.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first with 9.173 million, followed by NBC with 6.441 million, then it was ABC's 6.079 million and Fox trailed with 5.020 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-3/5/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.31 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.90, Fox is third with a 1.69 and ABC creeping up with a 1.67.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.775 million, then NBC with 8.206 million, ABC is next with 6.472 million and Fox with 5.248 million.

Back to week 24 (Mar. 2-8), 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 24 (Mar 2-8) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar. 1)(Week 23)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM13,553,0006,375,000 7,178,000 1.600.78 0.82
Once Upon a Time SpecialABC7:00PM4,453,000
4,453,000 1.29
1.29
Oscars Red Carpet LiveABC7:00PM
12,940,000 (12,940,000)
2.69 (2.69)
The VoiceNBC7:00PM5,198,000
5,198,000 1.18
1.18 REPEAT 7-9P
Dateline ClassicNBC7:00PM
5,395,000 (5,395,000)
0.88 (0.88)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM2,553,0002,010,000 543,000 0.990.75 0.24 REPEAT vs. Bobs(R)
Oscars Red Carpet LiveABC7:30PM
16,927,000 (16,927,000)
4.07 (4.07)
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM3,032,0002,224,000 808,000 1.370.98 0.39 vs. Simpsons(R)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM11,645,000
11,645,000 1.33
1.33
CBS MovieCBS8:00PM
3,233,000 (3,233,000)
0.59 (0.59)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,656,000
6,656,000 2.20
2.20
Oscars Red Carpet LiveABC8:00PM
23,815,000 (23,815,000)
6.35 (6.35)
Chicago FireNBC8:00PM
2,396,000 (2,396,000)
0.44 (0.44)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,928,0002,933,000 995,000 1.801.24 0.56 vs. REPEAT
Oscars 2015ABC8:30PM
37,257,000 (37,257,000)
10.98 (10.98)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,610,0001,739,000 1,871,000 1.810.78 1.03 vs. REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,086,000
9,086,000 1.10
1.10
Secrets and LiesABC9:00PM6,060,000
6,060,000 1.53
1.53 PREMIERE 9-11P
Dateline SundayNBC9:00PM3,875,000
3,875,000 0.85
0.85 9-11P
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
2,436,000 (2,436,000)
0.53 (0.53)
Last Man on EarthFox9:00PM5,748,000
5,748,000 2.35
2.35 PREMIERE 9-10P
Family GuyFox9:00PM
1,939,000 (1,939,000)
0.85 (0.85)
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM
1,930,000 (1,930,000)
0.87 (0.87)
Battle CreekCBS10:00PM7,922,000
7,922,000 1.00
1.00 PREMIERE
RevengeABC10:00PM

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Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
2,783,000 (2,783,000)
0.65 (0.65)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM8,778,0008,466,000 312,000 1.862.09 (0.23)REPEAT vs. 2 Broke
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,147,0008,973,000 (826,000)2.382.61 (0.23)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM14,674,00013,968,000 706,000 3.944.06 (0.12)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM6,100,0006,528,000 (428,000)2.022.25 (0.23)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM669,000
669,000 0.23
0.23 REPEAT
World Dog AwardsCW8:00PM
1,257,000 (1,257,000)
0.33 (0.33)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM9,648,0008,915,000 733,000 2.232.03 0.20
ScorpionCBS9:00PM7,556,00010,693,000 (3,137,000)1.372.11 (0.74)REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,860,0004,352,000 508,000 1.581.43 0.15 PREMIERE vs. Sleepy
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM609,000
609,000 0.21
0.21 REPEAT
NCIS LACBS10:00PM7,079,0009,832,000 (2,753,000)1.221.63 (0.41)REPEAT
Secrets and LiesABC10:00PM4,155,0007,608,000 (3,453,000)0.981.62 (0.64)REPEAT vs. Castle
Night ShiftNBC10:00PM6,126,0005,523,000 603,000 1.371.47 (0.10)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM10,788,00017,383,000 (6,595,000)1.192.31 (1.12)REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM6,022,0005,748,000 274,000 1.681.84 (0.16)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM15,535,00014,061,000 1,474,000 4.113.90 0.21 8-10P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM4,091,0004,826,000 (735,000)1.401.58 (0.18)PREMIERE vs. Masterchef
The FlashCW8:00PM1,475,0001,252,000 223,000 0.390.32 0.07 REPEAT vs. Commercials
Repeat After MeABC8:30PM4,062,2003,854,000 208,200 1.221.27 (0.05)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM9,012,00013,708,000 (4,696,000)1.051.89 (0.84)REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM4,482,0004,024,000 458,000 1.581.32 0.26 vs. Agent Carter
Marry MeNBC9:00PM

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New GirlFox9:00PM2,526,0002,847,000 (321,000)1.271.35 (0.08)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM870,0001,039,000 (169,000)0.280.29 (0.01)REPEAT vs. Flash
About A BoyNBC9:30PM

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Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,129,0002,280,000 (151,000)0.991.09 (0.10)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM5,565,0009,633,000 (4,068,000)0.851.67 (0.82)REPEAT
ForeverABC10:00PM4,397,0004,656,000 (259,000)0.981.04 (0.06)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM9,066,0004,149,000 4,917,000 2.131.65 0.48 vs. Parks










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,770,00010,044,000 (274,000)2.272.39 (0.12)8-9P vs 8-930
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,199,0007,467,000 732,000 2.212.03 0.18
The Voice NBC8:00PM8,602,000
8,602,000 2.13
2.13 8-10P REPEAT
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM
7,630,000 (7,630,000)
1.36 (1.36)
American IdolFox8:00PM8,885,00010,380,000 (1,495,000)2.142.72 (0.58)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,427,0003,071,000 (1,644,000)0.411.10 (0.69)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM7,855,0007,635,000 220,000 2.482.54 (0.06)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,372,000
10,372,000 1.95
1.95
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,605,0009,324,000 281,000 3.413.44 (0.03)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
7,722,000 (7,722,000)
1.56 (1.56)
EmpireFox9:00PM14,331,00013,900,000 431,000 5.775.41 0.36
The HundredCW9:00PM1,494,0001,545,000 (51,000)0.480.48 -
Amazing RaceCBS9:30PM
6,163,000 (6,163,000)
1.48 (1.48)
black-ishABC9:30PM6,718,0006,626,000 92,000 2.262.25 0.01
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM10,462,000
10,462,000 1.78
1.78 PREMIERE
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,307,0004,861,000 446,000 1.441.34 0.10
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,814,0007,434,000 (2,620,000)1.061.53 (0.47)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM18,171,00016,671,000 1,500,000 4.824.54 0.28
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,090,0007,555,000 535,000 2.432.19 0.24
SlapNBC8:00PM3,915,0003,673,000 242,000 0.800.71 0.09
American IdolFox8:00PM9,410,0009,431,000 (21,000)2.182.17 0.01
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM674,000728,000 (54,000)0.210.25 (0.04)REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM12,362,00011,080,000 1,282,000 2.972.78 0.19
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM10,535,0009,040,000 1,495,000 2.402.21 0.19 REPEAT
ScandalABC9:00PM9,572,000
9,572,000 3.02
3.02
How To Get Away w/MurderABC9:00PM
8,986,000 (8,986,000)
2.84 (2.84)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM8,233,0008,010,000 223,000 1.781.86 (0.08)
BackstromFox9:00PM3,898,0003,805,000 93,000 0.990.95 0.04
SupernaturalCW9:00PM604,000677,000 (73,000)0.170.21 (0.04)REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PM9,668,0008,302,000 1,366,000 2.232.10 0.13
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,672,0004,068,000 3,604,000 1.290.99 0.30 vs. Victoria's Secret
American CrimeABC10:00PM8,370,000
8,370,000 2.04
2.04 PREMIERE
AllegianceNBC10:00PM3,275,0003,525,000 (250,000)0.790.77 0.02










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,158,0006,149,000 9,000 1.201.13 0.07
Shark TankABC8:00PM8,200,000
8,200,000 1.90
1.90
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
7,347,000 (7,347,000)
1.38 (1.38)
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM4,180,0002,916,000 1,264,000 0.600.51 0.09 REPEAT vs. Night Shift(R)
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM2,761,0002,814,000 (53,000)0.800.85 (0.05)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,121,0001,186,000 (65,000)0.400.43 (0.03)
CristelaABC8:30PM
5,662,000 (5,662,000)
1.03 (1.03)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,641,0009,794,000 (153,000)1.201.20 -
In An InstantABC9:00PM4,380,000
4,380,000 0.90
0.90 PREMIERE 9-11P
Shark TankABC9:00PM
5,970,000 (5,970,000)
1.27 (1.27)
DatelineNBC9:00PM6,360,0006,318,000 42,000 1.301.22 0.08 9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

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GleeFox9:00PM1,808,0001,691,000 117,000 0.600.61 (0.01)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM821,000843,000 (22,000)0.300.33 (0.03)
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM1,050,000849,000 201,000 0.400.35 0.05
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,183,0007,800,000 3,383,000 1.400.72 0.68 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM
5,951,000 (5,951,000)
1.27 (1.27)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,420,0004,239,000 (819,000)0.300.51 (0.21)
20/20 SaturdayABC8:00PM4,090,0002,292,000 1,798,000 0.600.45 0.15 vs. Kimmel(R)
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM2,550,000
2,550,000 0.60
0.60
NHL HockeyNBC8:00PM
1,400,000 (1,400,000)
0.48 (0.48)
Last Man on EarthFox8:00PM2,130,0001,598,000 532,000 0.500.28 0.22 REPEAT vs. Backstrom(R)
ABC MovieABC8:30PM

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Premier BoxingNBC8:30PM3,130,000
3,130,000 1.00
1.00 830-11P
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,910,0004,956,000 (1,046,000)0.500.73 (0.23)vs. 48 Hours (R)
In An InstantABC9:00PM4,360,000
4,360,000 0.70
0.70 9-11P
Shaina Twain SpecialABC9:00PM
2,602,000 (2,602,000)
0.48 (0.48)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM1,000,0001,156,000 (156,000)0.300.31 (0.01)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,650,0005,677,000 (1,027,000)0.700.89 (0.19)
ForeverABC10:00PM
2,143,000 (2,143,000)
0.39 (0.39)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM

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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 24 (Mar 2-8) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu18,171,0004.82
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,605,0003.41
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu12,362,0002.97
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed7,855,0002.48
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu10,535,0002.40REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox9:00PMSun5,748,0002.35PREMIERE
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,718,0002.26
MomCBS9:30PMThu9,668,0002.23
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon9,648,0002.23
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,199,0002.21
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon8,778,0001.86REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,610,0001.81
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,928,0001.80
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue6,022,0001.68
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun3,032,0001.37
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,526,0001.27
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,129,0000.99
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun2,553,0000.99REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox8:00PMSat2,130,0000.5REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
CristelaABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

preempted
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

preempted
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue

preempted
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
black-ishABC10:30PMWed

preempted
One Big HappyNBC9:30PMTue

premieres 3/17
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue

premieres 3/31
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

canceled
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu

completed
Parks & RecreationNBC10:00PMTue

completed
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 11

The Conners - "O Sister, Where Art Thou?" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Becky helps Harris keep a secret from Darlene, it opens up a can of worms that causes a rift between the two sisters. Jackie supports Peter with his Nordic history project, and Dan reunites with an old friend.

The Kids Are Alright - "Christmas 1972" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Peggy’s successful brother, Tom, drops in for Christmas, Mike immediately oozes with jealousy. Thus begins Mike’s one-sided competition with Tom, using his kids as pawns to help. After Tom gives the Clearys an extravagant Christmas gift, pride prevents Mike from taking it – putting him at odds with the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Timmy mistakenly receives $100 from his great-aunt for Christmas and contemplates whether he should do “the right thing” or keep it. Elsewhere, Eddie forgets to get Wendi a Christmas present and panic sets in.

black-ish - "Christmas in Theater Eight" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Johnsons have a tradition of going to the movies on Christmas and they can never agree on what to see. Dre wants to see an important film about Rosa Parks, but they all want to see the latest action-packed superhero blockbuster. Meanwhile, Junior becomes embarrassed about taking a gap year after he runs into his ex-girlfriend Megan at the theater.

Splitting Up Together - "Messy" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Lena and Vlad’s unexpected kiss, things get more complicated as they begin their new work partnership while working with a new client. Elsewhere, Martin goes to Paige’s house for more privacy and gets a glimpse into what a more typical divorced home life is, causing him to become uneasy. Back at home, Mason and Mae go head-to-head after Mae finds out that Mason has a crush on a pretentious girl at school.

The Guest Book - "Everybody Loves Clark" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Tommy surprises Nikki with a spontaneous wedding ceremony; both are blithely oblivious to the fact that Vivian is kidnapping their child; some familiar faces from Mt. Trace return to sort things out.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 10)

Tuesday, December 11

  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk/Search Party) - Catch Ron on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Ellen drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That 70s Show) - Ashton guest co-hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek/Greg the Bunny/Hiller and Diller) and Catherine O'Hara (Schitt's Creek) - Eugene and Catherine are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso and his wife Angela discuss holiday hacks on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah talks about Second Act on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela talks about The Good Place on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/Web Therapy/The Comeback) - Dan talks about Second Act on People Now at 12pm.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo discusses the season of giving thanks and the amazing efforts of St. Jude on the BUILD Series at 2pm.


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