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 (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

Wednesday, September 28

The Goldbergs - "I Heart Video Dating" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Erica and Lainey try to find Bill a woman of interest by using new technology for dating. They recruit Adam to create a demo reel, but Beverly insists she will find someone the old fashioned way. Meanwhile, after a “failed” aptitude test, Barry decides he wants to be a gym teacher and becomes Coach Mellor’s apprentice.

Speechless - "N-E--NEW A-I--AIDE" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya struggles as Kenneth takes over as JJ’s full-time aide. Loving his new freedom, JJ avoids attending a physical therapy appointment, and Maya automatically blames Kenneth, using any excuse to confirm her misgivings and moves to fire him. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to teach Dylan the family way to not be so neighborly.

Modern Family - "A Stereotypical Day" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay does not want to give the new family moving in across the street the wrong impression and goes out of his way to make sure they know he is the best kind of neighbor, while Manny decides that the best way to an attractive and radical-thinking teenage girl’s heart is through his actions. Meanwhile, at the Pritchett house, the entire family is using Alex’s recent bout of mono to their advantage. Finally, Cam and Mitchell have always felt they were the most open, non-judgmental and supportive parents. However, when they overhear Lily insulting her new friend, they have to take a quick look in the mirror before they teach her a lesson about acceptance.

black-ish - "God" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Dre discovers that Zoey is questioning her belief in God, he undergoes a crisis of faith and leans on family members and coworkers for their input. Meanwhile, Bow’s brother Johan comes to stay with The Johnsons after living abroad and becomes an instant thorn in Dre’s side.

Younger - "A Kiss is Just a Kiss" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza sends Caitlin off to college and struggles to weigh her feelings for both Josh and Charles.

Impastor - "The Devil Went Down to Ladner" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Buddy’s attempt to outfox the detectives backfires. Dora, Alexa, and Russell suspect something ominous is going on with their new pastor. Schmidt learns the truth about Ashlee.

You're the Worst - "Twenty-Two" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Edgar spends the day trying to find some relief for his PTSD.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Wednesday, September 28

  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Watch Sarah on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Daveed Diggs (black-ish) - Daveed stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings and on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Marino (Marry Me/Party Down/Men Behaving Badly) - Ken is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) and John Goodman (Roseanne) - Nathan and John talk about The Front Page on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) and Debbie Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Hilary and Debbie talk about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. Hilary will also be on People Now at 8:30am.
  • The Cast of Impastor - Michael Rosenbaum, Sara Rue, Mircea Monroe, David Rasche and Mike Kosinski discuss Impastor on the AOL Build Show at 12pm and on Facebook Live. Sara will also be on PIX Morning News on WPIX in New York.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.