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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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
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Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Mom - "Martinis and a Sponge Bath" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Christy and Adam get into a car accident, Bonnie is hurt to discover she is neither of their emergency contacts. Wendie Malick returns as Adam’s ex-wife, Danielle.

Life in Pieces - "Cheap Promotion Flying Birthday" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Colleen teaches Matt her frugal ways, he gets hooked when he realizes how much saving money turns her on. Also, Tim attempts to fire Heather from her receptionist position at his office, John tries to break Sophia’s fear of flying by taking her for a quick flight on a small plane, and Jen plans a quiet affair for Lark’s first birthday, until the family takes over the celebration.

American Dad - "The Life and Times of Stan Smith" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Stan becomes addicted to dying after Roger tricks him into thinking he had a heart attack; Klaus takes Steve to Arizona State University for a college visit, where a fraternity hazes him.

People of Earth - "New Beginnings" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Monday, July 24

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Rob and his sons, Matthew and John Owen, chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about The Lowe Files on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Laura Benanti (Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril crashes a cooking class on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey makes cherry pie filling cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about People of Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti performs a jazz song on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie shows off her favorite RVs on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:52am.