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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, January 22

Son of Zorn - "Radioactive Ex-Girlfriend" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With Craig and Edie’s engagement party around the corner, everyone is figuring out who to bring. Alan struggles to figure out his relationship status with Layla, while Zorn rekindles with his ex, Radiana (Olivia Wilde), who is literally radioactive. All the while, Craig has just received his certificate in relationship counseling and is helping others, but just can’t seem to help himself.

Bob's Burgers - "See Me Now" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Teddy organizes a day trip on his newly refurbished boat in an effort to impress his ex-wife, Denise. Meanwhile, Tina attempts to show that she is responsible enough for a cell phone by taking care of Bob’s prized eraser from the restaurant. Can both Teddy and Tina prove themselves.

The Simpsons - "Friends and Family" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mr. Burns hires the Simpsons to play his live-in virtual reality family, but excludes Homer so that he may play dad. Now alone, Homer finds a new best friend in girl-next-door Julia, who eats, drinks and thinks like him.

Son of Zorn - "The Battle of Self-Acceptance" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Craig is worried he’s not man enough for Edie and asks Zorn to help him become a warrior. Meanwhile, to get closer to Layla, Alan finds a way to change the thing about which he’s most insecure, but ends up going to extreme.

Family Guy - "Peternormal Activity" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The guys go to an abandoned asylum seeking inspiration for a new horror movie idea, but end up accidentally killing a man they think is keeping them hostage. Wracked with guilt, they each try to pin the murder on someone else. Meanwhile, Stewie is on a mission to destroy Brian’s glasses because he’s annoyed by how pretentious Brian’s been acting when he wears them.

Bob's Burgers - "Teen-A-Witch" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
With Halloween quickly approaching, Tina reveals her brilliant idea that will finally win her first place in the annual costume contest. When Tammy steals her idea, Tina is forced to seek the help of Mr. Ambrose, who leads her to alternate and other-worldly methods of winning. Meanwhile, Bob is on a mission to figure out who is stealing his perfectly crafted pumpkins.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23)

Saturday, January 21

  • Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show/Cosby) - Phylicia will be featured on Oprah: Where Are They Now? at 10pm ET/PT on OWN.
Sunday, January 22
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, January 23
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Watch Allison on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) and Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Arrested Development/Out of Practice) - William and Henry are guests on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jade Catta-Preta (Manhattan Love Story) - Jade is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) - Justina will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and Rebecca Romjin talk about Love Locks on NBC's Today in the 9am hour. Jerry will also be on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Retta talks about Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.