Sunday, March 15, 2015

Week 25 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 25 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.50/11 rating/share (+12% in rating from first four nights week 24); #2. NBC 5.03/9 (-13%); #3. ABC 4.06/7 (-8%); #4. Fox 4.00/7 (-3%); #5. The CW 0.77/1 (+20%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.561 million (+12% from first four nights week 24); #2. NBC 8.129 million (-14%); #3. Fox 6.538 million (-3%); #4. ABC 6.126 million (-10%); #5. The CW 1.185 million (+21%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.02/6 rating/share (+14% in rating from first four nights week 24); #2. NBC 2.01/6 (-15%); #3. Fox 1.93/6 (-10%); #4. ABC 1.77/6 (-11%) #5. The CW 0.43/1 (+43%)

We have the final ratings for Week 24 (3/2/15-3/18/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week with a 1.72 rating. Then we had ABC at 1.62, followed by Fox at a 1.60, while CBS trailed with a 1.39.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first with 8.588 million, followed by NBC with 7.035 million, then it was ABC's 6.182 million and Fox trailed with 4.777 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-3/12/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.28 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.89, Fox is third with a 1.68 and ABC creeping up with a 1.66.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.752 million, then NBC with 8.128 million, ABC is next with 6.444 million and Fox with 5.226 million.

Back to week 25 (Mar. 9-15), 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 25 (Mar 9-15) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar. 8)(Week 24)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,486,00013,553,000(3,067,000)1.051.60(0.55)
America's Funniest Home VideosABC7:00PM6,574,0004,453,0002,121,000 1.391.290.10 vs. Once Special
The VoiceNBC7:00PM3,550,0005,198,000(1,648,000)0.831.18(0.35)REPEAT 7-9P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM2,470,0002,553,000(83,000)0.800.99(0.19)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,558,0003,032,000(474,000)1.151.37(0.22)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,821,00011,645,000(824,000)1.121.33(0.21)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,715,0006,656,00059,000 2.102.20(0.10)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,785,0003,928,000(143,000)1.651.80(0.15)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,114,0003,610,000(496,000)1.461.81(0.35)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,093,0009,086,0007,000 1.031.10(0.07)
Secrets and LiesABC9:00PM5,959,0006,060,000(101,000)1.441.53(0.09)vs. 9-11P
Dateline SundayNBC9:00PM3,734,0003,875,000(141,000)0.810.85(0.04)9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,981,000
3,981,000 2.07
2.07
Last Man on EarthFox9:00PM
5,748,000(5,748,000)
2.35(2.35)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM4,351,000
4,351,000 1.90
1.90
Battle CreekCBS10:00PM6,932,0007,922,000(990,000)0.831.00(0.17)
RevengeABC10:00PM4,887,000
4,887,000 1.09
1.09
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM8,254,0008,778,000(524,000)2.061.860.20 vs. Bang(R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM9,679,0008,147,0001,532,000 2.772.380.39 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,953,00014,674,000(721,000)3.753.94(0.19)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM2,508,0006,100,000(3,592,000)0.652.02(1.37)REPEAT
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,403,000669,000734,000 0.550.230.32 vs. REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM8,796,0009,648,000(852,000)2.052.23(0.18)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,590,0007,556,0003,034,000 2.011.370.64 vs. REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM3,509,0004,860,000(1,351,000)1.071.58(0.51)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,262,000609,000653,000 0.470.210.26 vs. REPEAT
NCIS LACBS10:00PM10,722,0007,079,0003,643,000 1.771.220.55 vs. REPEAT
Bachelor After RoseABC10:00PM9,682,0004,155,0005,527,000 2.690.981.71 vs. Secrets(R)
Night ShiftNBC10:00PM5,446,0006,126,000(680,000)1.291.37(0.08)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,219,00010,788,0005,431,000 2.211.191.02 vs. REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM5,078,0006,022,000(944,000)1.571.68(0.11)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,725,00015,535,000(1,810,000)3.784.11(0.33)8-10P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,519,0004,091,000(572,000)1.301.40(0.10)
The FlashCW8:00PM1,293,0001,475,000(182,000)0.360.39(0.03)REPEAT
Repeat After MeABC8:30PM3,463,0004,062,200(599,200)1.141.22(0.08)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM12,612,0009,012,0003,600,000
1.05(1.05)vs. REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM3,799,0004,482,000(683,000)1.461.58(0.12)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM

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New GirlFox9:00PM1,382,0002,526,000(1,144,000)0.661.27(0.61)REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM806,000870,000(64,000)0.260.28(0.02)REPEAT
About A BoyNBC9:30PM

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Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM1,762,0002,129,000(367,000)0.910.99(0.08)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM8,671,0005,565,0003,106,000 1.450.850.60 vs. REPEAT
ForeverABC10:00PM3,028,0004,397,000(1,369,000)0.740.98(0.24)REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,569,0009,066,000(497,000)2.122.13(0.01)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,255,0009,770,000(515,000)2.192.27(0.08)
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM4,643,0008,199,000(3,556,000)1.192.21(1.02)REPEAT vs. Middle
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM4,803,000
4,803,000 0.76
0.76 REPEAT
The Voice NBC8:00PM
8,602,000(8,602,000)
2.13(2.13)
American IdolFox8:00PM9,709,0008,885,000824,000 2.382.140.24
ArrowCW8:00PM1,112,0001,427,000(315,000)0.340.41(0.07)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,285,0007,855,000(3,570,000)1.212.48(1.27)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,319,00010,372,000(53,000)2.061.950.11
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,159,0009,605,000(4,446,000)1.493.41(1.92)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,664,000
3,664,000 0.75
0.75 REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM14,924,00014,331,000593,000 5.795.770.02
The HundredCW9:00PM1,341,0001,494,000(153,000)0.440.48(0.04)
black-ishABC9:30PM4,594,0006,718,000(2,124,000)1.462.26(0.80)Bloopers
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM9,706,00010,462,000(756,000)1.741.78(0.04)
American CrimeABC10:00PM2,619,0005,307,000(2,688,000)0.631.44(0.81)REPEAT vs. Nashville
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,748,0004,814,000(66,000)0.881.06(0.18)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,128,00018,171,000(2,043,000)4.384.82(0.44)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,403,0008,090,000(687,000)2.112.43(0.32)
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,513,0003,915,000598,000 0.860.800.06 vs. Slap
American IdolFox8:00PM8,324,0009,410,000(1,086,000)1.762.18(0.42)8-10P vs. 8-9P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,299,000674,000625,000 0.640.210.43 vs. REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM10,238,00012,362,000(2,124,000)2.462.97(0.51)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM9,392,00010,535,000(1,143,000)2.152.40(0.25)REPEAT
ScandalABC9:00PM8,247,0009,572,000(1,325,000)2.653.02(0.37)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,490,0008,233,000(743,000)1.741.78(0.04)
BackstromFox9:00PM
3,898,000(3,898,000)
0.99(0.99)
ReignCW9:00PM965,000604,000361,000 0.360.170.19 vs. Suprnat(R)
MomCBS9:30PM9,087,0009,668,000(581,000)2.232.23-
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,577,0007,672,000(95,000)1.421.290.13
American CrimeABC10:00PM5,756,0008,370,000(2,614,000)1.412.04(0.63)
The SlapNBC10:00PM2,737,0003,275,000(538,000)0.570.79(0.22)vs. Allegiance










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,823,0006,074,000749,000 1.501.160.34
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,021,000
7,021,000 1.20
1.20
Shark TankABC8:00PM
8,215,000(8,215,000)
1.90(1.90)
GrimmNBC8:00PM2,641,0004,260,000(1,619,000)0.500.62(0.12)REPEAT vs. SVU(R)
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM2,685,0002,772,000(87,000)0.800.81(0.01)FINALE
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM801,0001,114,000(313,000)0.200.41(0.21)REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PM5,271,000
5,271,000 1.00
1.00
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,793,0009,539,000254,000 1.301.220.08
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,221,000
7,221,000 1.80
1.80
In An InstantABC9:00PM
4,386,000(4,386,000)
0.90(0.90)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,587,0006,467,000(880,000)1.201.34(0.14)9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

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GleeFox9:00PM2,055,0001,809,000246,000 0.700.620.08
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM663,000795,000(132,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM655,0001,029,000(374,000)0.100.40(0.30)REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,285,00011,029,000256,000 1.501.380.12
20/20ABC10:00PM4,989,000
4,989,000 1.10
1.10
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,462,0003,385,00077,000 0.600.310.29 REPEAT
20/20 SaturdayABC8:00PM3,178,0004,103,000(925,000)0.600.65(0.05)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,367,000
4,367,000 0.80
0.80 8-10P
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM
2,448,000(2,448,000)
0.61(0.61)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM1,135,000
1,135,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox8:00PM
2,097,000(2,097,000)
0.52(0.52)
Premier BoxingNBC8:30PM
3,374,000(3,374,000)
1.08(1.08)
Last Man on EarthFox8:30PM1,154,000
1,154,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,674,0003,900,000(226,000)0.700.520.18 REPEAT
In An InstantABC9:00PM3,617,0004,374,000(757,000)0.600.71(0.11)9-11P
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM953,0001,008,000(55,000)0.300.290.01 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,028,0004,698,000330,000 0.900.660.24
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,146,000
3,146,000 0.80
0.80 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 25 (Mar 9-15) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,128,0004.38
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu10,238,0002.46
MomCBS9:30PMThu9,087,0002.23
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu9,392,0002.15REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,981,0002.07
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon8,254,0002.06
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon8,796,0002.05
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun4,351,0001.90
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,785,0001.65
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue5,078,0001.57
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,159,0001.49REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,594,0001.46Bloopers
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,114,0001.46
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,285,0001.21REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,021,0001.2
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed4,643,0001.19
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,558,0001.15
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,271,0001.0
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue1,762,0000.91
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun2,470,0000.80REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTue1,382,0000.66REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox8:30PMSat1,154,0000.3REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMSat1,135,0000.3REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

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

Thursday, April 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comet Polarization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon’s comic book store experiences changes when writer Neil Gaiman puts Stuart’s store on the map. Also, Koothrappali takes credit for Penny’s astronomical discovery, and friendships are threatened.

Young Sheldon - "Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by Dr. John Sturgis (Wallace Shawn).

Mom - "Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy considers getting a new sponsor, Nora (Yvette Nicole Brown), after witnessing Marjorie have a major meltdown in a grocery store, and Bonnie tries her hand at being a supportive friend.

Life in Pieces - "Portrait Plagiarism Renter Scam" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen is offered a custom painting as payment from a hot new artist, she is thrilled until she sees the final product. Also, Sophia convinces Matt and Colleen to use her idea for a children’s book but it isn’t a new concept; Tyler and Clementine advertise their tiny house as a rental property; and John and Joan fall prey to a sleazy IRS scam.

Superstore - "Gender Reveal" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The store hosts a gender reveal party for Glenn (Mark McKinney) and his wife Jerusha (Kerri Kenney), just as Dina (Lauren Ash) is freaking out at the realities of having to deliver a baby. Meanwhile, Amy (America Ferrera) receives some unsettling news.

A.P. Bio - "Eight Pigs and a Bat" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When one of Jack's (Glenn Howerton) students anonymously reports him for canceling their much-anticipated fetal pig dissection, he sets out to find the snitch. Durbin's (Patton Oswalt) chances at Principal of the Year are in jeopardy when the superintendent visits.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Champions - "Grandma Dearest" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vince begrudgingly reconnects with his mother, Gayle (Carolyn Hennesy), so Michael can complete a school project.

Nobodies - "Double Fault" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Hugh enlist the help of Blaine Kaine to break some unfortunate news to Larry; Mark-Paul, Sam, Rachel and Hugh have a tennis double date; Larry is forced to move in with Pat after Jen kicks him out.

Atlanta - "Woods" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It is believed wealth has something to do with Paper Boi's attitude.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 16)

Thursday, April 19

  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Catch Tina on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Son of Zorn/The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse) - Erica guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Shiri Appleby (Sunday Dinner/Knight & Daye) - Shiri talks about Lifetime's UnREAL on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Rory Scovel (Ground Floor) - Rory talks about I Feel Pretty on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Eddie Leavy (A.P. Bio) - Eddie talks about A.P. Bio on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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